Old Glory DC signed Owen Sheehy for the 2021 Major League Rugby season. The 21-year-old flyhalf/center is 6’0” and 195 lbs.
Owen was born in Bethesda, Maryland, and attended Gonzaga College High School from 2015-2018. While there, he helped the team win two high school national championship rugby titles in 2016 and 2017. He represented the High School All-Americans in 2017. He also won three Penn Mutual High School sevens championships with the Maryland Exiles and DMV United sevens team.
He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2018, majoring in Chemistry and Genetics. He played rugby and was named the Top National D1A Freshman Player of the Week his first semester. He also was named to the USA U19 in 2018 and being honored as a Collegiate All-American 7s Honorable Mention in 2019.
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“It’s an incredible opportunity, especially being a local rugby player,” said Owen Sheehy. “Being able to play for a club where I can have my friends and family close by is fantastic. It’s also very surreal to think that some of the guys that you have watched on TV are now your teammates, and are so willing to help in your development.”