USA Rugby South Faces Cayman Islands in Butterfield Rugby Challenge

USA Rugby South will face the Cayman Islands at the South Sound Rugby Ground in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands on August 10. Kickoff is at 4 pm (5 pm ET) and the match may be view on Cayman Rugby TV at

For the Cayman Islands, the match serves as a tuneup for the Americas Rugby Challenge (ARCh) that will be held from August 25-31 in Colombia. The tournaments will feature round robin play between Rugby Americas North teams Cayman Islands (50th) and Mexico (51st) and Sudamérica Rugby teams Colombia (34th) and Paraguay (44th). World Rugby Rankings are in parenthesis.

Cayman Islands & USA Rugby South Squads

Cayman Islands: 1. Michael Crothers 2. Shane Westin 3. Peter De Vere (C) 4. Dylan Bostock 5. Joseph Westin 6. Hugo Tyson 7. Cameron Bridgemann 8. Randy Henderson 9. Clive O’Mahony 10. Morgan Hayward (VC) 11. Darien Montague 12. Cameron Galloway 13. Edward Westin 14. Danny Link 15. Andy Spilsbury 16. Shane Aquart 17. Ernest Bennett 18. Duane Ebanks 19. Rupert Stanning 20. Paul Westin 21. Marcus Cubillo 22. Matthew Westin 23. Theo Edmans

Head Coach – Jovan Bowles

Assistant Coach – Ólan Daly

S&C Coach – Leo Tiernan

Manger – Rhian Minty

Physio – Dwain McGuiness

USA Rugby South: Amro Gouda (USARS), Austin Grant (Atlanta Old White), Calvin Storey (Raleigh), Cameron Tompkins (Nashville), Colby Pearl (MTSU), Darrin Oliver (Boca Raton), David Caswell USARS
Ian Lehn (Atlanta Old White), Irving Carcamo (USARS), James Irey (New Orleans), John Sullivan (New Orleans), Lucas Baistrocchi (Atlanta Old White), Matt Fontana (Atlanta Renegades), Michael Martinez (Nashville), Michael Young (Atlanta Old White), Nathan Ring (Nashville), Oliver Hire (Miami Tridents), Patrick Audino (Northern Virginia), Reid Watkins (Birmingham), Richard Shore (Atlanta Old White), William Stewart (New Orleans), Yousef Ali (Atlanta Renegades), Zach Jessell (Pittsburgh Harlequins)

USA Rugby South Staff:  Rene Daniel (Head Coach USARS), Francesco Balsas (Coach Atlanta Old White), Dr Shawn Elms (Coach Morehouse College), Dr Austin Dacanay (Coach Tampa Krewe), Sean Borman (Medical USARS), Gary Kent (Mgt Columbus/Ft Benning0, Kevin Kitto (Mgt USARS)

Americas Rugby Challenge Schedule

  • Sunday, August 25 Colombia vs Cayman Islands
  • Sunday, August 25 Paraguay vs Mexico
  • Wednesday August 28 Paraguay vs Cayman Islands
  • Wednesday August 28 Colombia vs Mexico
  • Saturday August 31 Mexico vs Cayman Islands
  • Saturday August 31 Colombia vs Paraguay

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