California Grizzlies Women’s Squad, Coaches, and Schedule

California Grizzlies Release


After a series of Talent ID Combines and a region wide search of potential talent, the California Grizzlies have selected the following players and coaches for the upcoming XVSERIES™ season.

Womens Squad Selection Summary

34-person Women’s Squad announced, made up from players affiliated to eight different programs including Berkeley All Blues (13), Life West Gladiatrix (12), East Palo Alto Lady Razorbacks (3), St Mary’s College (2), Sacramento Amazons (1), San Jose Seahawks (1), Stanford University (1) and Lamorinda HS Rugby (1)
Inaugural member of the new XVSERIES™ with games in September against Colorado Gray Wolves (home, 9/11/21), and Seattle Rugby (away, 9/18/21).

Average age of squad is 23.24 years

Selection of up and coming younger players: Leila Opeti (19yrs, Wing, Life West), Monalisa Tupou (18yrs, Center, EPA Razorbacks) and Neti Tuavao (18yrs, Scrumhalf, Lamorinda),

Newly appointed Coaches Dany Samreth & Evan Hoese will be supported by Program Coaches as they prepare the team for upcoming games.

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