Old Glory DC will face Rugby ATL on Sunday, January 26 at The St. James, 6805 Industrial Rd, Springfield, Virginia. Kickoff is at 6 pm ET.
Old Glory DC
The soldout match will feature an extended Old Glory DC roster. Head Coach Andrew Douglas announced a 26 player roster for this match with six changes in his starter since last week’s win over Navy. Read the Old Glory DC match recap vs Navy by Evan Lappen.
Get to know the Old Glory players by reading the squad links to player articles. This will help in this match, as well as during the season. There are some duplicate jersey numbers.
Rugby ATL had a busy pre-season with an exhibition match at home against NOLA Gold (won 34-33) plus a scrimmage against Utah Warriors and a full match against the Colorado Raptors (lost 26-32) during their Las Vegas tour. The match against Old Glory DC, will be the final pre-season match before the Feb 9th opener against the Utah Warriors at home.
Per Coach Lawrence, “This trip will be another opportunity for us to work out some interesting combinations within the squad. We have healthy competition for playing time at the moment and we’ll be looking for some of the men to put their hand up.”
Player article links are available below for both teams.
Old Glory DC: 1 Jake Turnbull 2 Max Lum 3 Gordon Fullerton 4 Tevita Naqali 5 Api Naikatini 6 Travis Larsen 7 Mungo Mason (CC) 8 Josh Brown 9 Danny Tusitala 22 Mike Dubulas 11 Renata Roberts TeNana 12 Ciaran Hearn 13 Thretton Palamo (CC) 14 Doug Fraser 15 Dylan Taikato-Simpson Reserves 16 Mickey Sosene-Feagai 17 Jack Iscaro 18 Will Vakalahi 19 Dylan Pieterse 20 Nic Mirhashem 21 Michael Reid 10 Jason Robertson 23 Ryan Burroughs 6 Jack McLean 8 Jamason Fa’anana-Schultz 11 Vetekina Malafu
Rugby ATL: 1 Chance Wenglewski 2 Alex Maughan 3 Duane Aholelei 4 Johan Momsen 5 Conor Keys 6 Vili Helu 7 Matt Heaton 8 Marno Redelinghuys 9 Kurtis Werner 10 Duncan Van Schalkwyk 11 Harley Wheeler 12 Ryan Nell(C) 13 Jeremy Misailegalu 14 Harley Davidson 15 Rory Van Vugt Reserves 16 Amro Gouda 17 Jamie Ferrante 18 Cronan Gleeson19 Harry Higgins 20 Ross Deacon 21 Jason Damm 22 Martini Talapusi 23 Zander Van Schalkwyk
Coaches & Support Staff
Scott Lawrence (Head Coach), Blake Bradford (Defense & Forwards), Lee Allan (Attack), Valenese Malifa (Skills & Backs), Matt Dallow (Athlete Performance) Brian Roberts (ATC), James Pantel Paul (Strength & Conditioning), Paul Caren (Analyst)