Austin Elite Rugby Names Central Texas U19 Squad

Austin Elite Rugby & Central Texas U19 Squad

Austin Elite Rugby Release Austin TX, Austin Elite Rugby is proud to congratulate the following players who have been selected for Central Texas Elite U19 High-Performance Team. The High-Performance Program is part of the Austin Elite Rugby Academy and is dedicated to raising the quality and standard of rugby in Central Texas.

Players will have the opportunity of training with high-level coaches, whilst gaining valuable experience along the way.

For the first time, the Central Texas Elite U19 team will run onto the field wearing their new academy colors, each player will proudly wear the socks of their own High school. The team will play on Saturday, 12th May at Burr Field against North and South Texas. Players from all three sides will be playing for a place in the State of Texas team.

“Rick Medina has put together a quality side” commented Alain Hyardet, Austin Elite Rugby Head Coach “We look forward to seeing the players evolve, along with the possibility of being the first generation of academy players representing Austin Elite Rugby”

The State of Texas team will represent Texas in the Rock Mountain Challenge in Colorado, where players have the opportunity to be selected for the USA All American team.

Following the U19 program, Austin Elite Rugby Academy will add a U17 program in fall 2018.


Tyler Acosta Rock Rugby
Jake Adams Lake Travis High School
Jesus Balderas Lake Travis High School
Kyle Beasley Westlake High School
Carson Cross Lake Travis High School
Efrain DeLaCruz Lake Travis High School
Blake Dollar Lake Travis High School
Liam Elliott Lake Travis High School
Dimitri Gillcrist Four Points
Titus Hall Lake Travis High School
Karch Hoffman Rock Rugby
James Lardner Westlake High School
Max Mora Lake Travis High School
Clayton Means Rock Rugby
Nicholas Nelson Rock Rugby
James Perdue Westlake High School
Wesley Peterson Westlake High School
Roberto Prince Rock Rugby
Branden Ramsey Lake Travis High School
Will Rowden Rock Rugby
Merkel Trevor Westlake High School
Justin Tucker Rock Rugby
Todd George Rock Rugby
James Collyer Four Points
Charlie Cross Lake Travis High School
Caden Eggeling Westlake High School
Kaleb Nieto Rock Rugby

Central Texas Elite U19 Management 

Rick Medina Head Coach U19
Eric Reed Head Coach U17
Pedrie Wannenburg Forwards Coach
Gerhard Swart Back Coach
Steve Swindall Texas HP Director

About Author

North American Rugby News With A USA Slant