Rugby United New York vs Capital Rugby Union Selects

Rugby United New York will have their second pre-season match this Saturday, December 15 against the Capital Rugby Union Selects. Kickoff is set for 1:30 PM EST at Iona College’s Mazzella Field. Admission is free and the match will not be streamed. Merchandise will be available for sale at the match.

Earlier this month, RUNY beat their rivals the New England Free Jacks 38-35. Fly Half Cathal Marsh was perfect with the boot, slotting 5 conversions and 1 penalty kick for a total of 13 points.

General Manager James English said “The athletes have been working hard this preseason. It is important we give them match time to see how they perform outside of training. These matches are a vital part of our build-up to the Major League Rugby season.”

Rugby United New York begins their Major League Rugby campaign on January 27 against the San Diego Legion. The home opener is Friday, March 15, against the Toronto Arrows. Buy your season tickets here and single game tickets here today.

Squads

Rugby United NY: TBS

Capital RU Selects: 1 John-Eric Bell 2 Guy Lopresti 3 Evan Harkum (Vice-Captain) 4 Zack Jessell 5 Calvin Storey 6 Mike Medlej 7 Zack Schell 8 Vili Siale 9 Eric Sweeney 10 Alan Hanson 11 CJ Burnes 12 John Davis 13 Brian Mulloy 14 Eugene Becton 15 Nick Kuhl (Captain) 16 Danny Breda 17 John Henry Reeves 18 CJ Burke 19 Brendan Porter 20 Kris Sheckles 21 Thomas Demetriou 22 Jacob Estes 23 Jacob Milchuck 24 Joanel Joseph 25 Junior Sucu

Capital Selects: John-Eric Bell (NOVA), John Henry Reeves (James River), Danny Breda (Rocky Gorge), Guy Lopresti (Potomac Exiles), Jacob Campbell (Norfolk),  Evan Harkum (Baltimore-Chesapeake), Zack Jessell (Pittsburgh), Calvin Storey (Raleigh), Brendan Porter (Potomac Exiles), Michael Medlej (NOVA), Kris Sheckels (Griffins U-23),  Zack Schell (Pittsburgh), Thomas Demetriou (Washington), Viliami Siale (Pittsburgh), Jacob Estes (NOVA), Eric Sweeney (Baltimore-Chesapeake), Alan Hanson (Pittsburgh), Nick Ross (NOVA), Eugene Becton (Rocky Gorge), Coston Burnes JR. (NOVA),  Joanel Joseph (Potomac Exiles), Junior Sucu (Potomac Exiles), John Davis (Potomac Exiles), Brian Mulloy INOVA), Nick Kuhl (Rocky Gorge)

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