New Orleans Gold Rugby Club & Joey Sok
The New Orleans Gold Rugby Club utilized USA Rugby Falcons Sevens wing in their pre-season Major League Rugby match against the Capital Rugby Union Selects on January 20, 2018.
Sok is a wing but also has played fullback. He is 23 years old, 5’9″ and weighs 180 pounds.
Sok is from Holland, Michigan and graduated from West Ottawa High School in 2012. In high school, he played football, baseball, and rugby during his last two years. Upon graduation, he went to Lansing Community College from 2012-2013 and then to Davenport University from 2013-2014.
During 2015, Sok played with the Tiger Rugby Academy and played at the Elite City Sevens in Philadelphia and the Halloween Sevens later that year. He also attended USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens camps in both 2015 and 2016. As a result, he was selected to the USA Rugby Falcons tour to South America in 2016.
Joey Sok proved to be an impact player as a replacement in the second half against the Capital Rugby Union Selects, scoring two tries in his first two touches of the ball during the match.
New Orleans Gold
- Tim Falcon – Owner
- Ryan Fitzgerald – General Manager
- Nate Osborne – Head Coach
- Todd Fitzgerald – Assistant Head Coach and Assistant General Manager
- Sebastián Kalm – Backrow
- Moni Tongauiha – Center
- Hubert Buydens – Loosehead prop
- Eric Howard – Hooker
- Ratu Peceli Rinakama – Flyhalf, Scrum-half, Wing, Fullback
- Bobby Johns – Center, Flyhalf, Scrumhalf
- Matt Hughston – Center, Flanker
- Jojo Tikoisuva – Wing
- JP Eloff – Flyhalf, Center, Fullback
- Holden Youngert – Scrum-half
- Michael Baska – Fullback
- Derrek Van Klein – Loosehead Prop
- Myles McQuone – Lock
- William Waguespack – Lock
- Zach Stryffeler – Center
- Vincent Jobo – Flanker
- Cam Falcon – Hooker
- Ben Tarr – Tighthead Prop
- John Sullivan – Back-row & Utility Back
- Nikola Bursic – Lock, Backrow
- Taylor Howden – Fly-half, Center
- Matt Wirken – Lock
- John Stapleton – Fullback
- Joey Sok – Wing
- Melvin Desouza – Wing
- Todd Dupre – Flanker
- Will Crawford – Backrow
- Alex Janotka – Hooker, Prop
- Tim Maupin – Wing