New Orleans Gold Rugby & Kevin Sullivan
New Orleans Gold Rugby Club added Kevin Sullivan, a Collegiate All-American prop from the University of California, Berkeley for the 2019 MLR season. Kevin is from San Francisco and is 6’2″ and 285 pounds.
He graduated from St. Ignatius Preparatory School in San Francisco in 2013 where he played both offensive and defensive line. He also achieved High School All-American honors for rugby.
Upon graduation he went to Cal from 2013 to 2018 where he majored in Political Science. While at Cal the team won Varsity Cup Titles in 2016 with a 40-29 win over BYU and again in 2017 with a 43-13 win over Arkansas State.
In 2017 he was named to the Collegiate All-American 1st Team, and in 2017 the PAC12 All Conference honors. He also was selected as the D1A Player of the Week on January 26, 2017 for his four try performance against the University of Arizona. In 2018 he was also a finalist for the Rudy Scholz Award for the best men’s college rugby player in the country and was selected to the USA Rugby Men’s Collegiate All-American Camp.
NOLA Gold Rugby Club commented about his signing saying “Welcome to the Big Easy Kevin Sullivan! Kevin graduated from the University of California this year. During his time at Cal, Kevin was a multi-year All-American who possessed great ball skills, a surprising turn of pace and was dominant in the scrum. The coaching staff are looking forward to working with Kevin this year.”