Pelham Youth Rugby takes annual Philadelphia trip to play all-stars, celebrate at awards banquet

 

The U13s watched their clubmates as the  U15s scored a try (player placing ball down in upper right).

The U13s watched their clubmates as the U15s scored a try (player placing ball down in upper right).

Pelham Youth Rugby took its annual trip to Philadelphia this past weekend to play the Pennsylvania All-Stars and to stay overnight for Pelham’s annual awards banquet.
Pelham’s U13 team lost the first match to a gigantic Pennsylvania team. This was followed by a dramatic win by the U15s, who defeated the Pennsylvania U15 All-Stars 20-10. That left the U15 squad undefeated in all matches in 2013.
Man of the match for the U13s was Woods Johnson, and for the U15 team, it was shared by Kees Huisman and Danny Maydwell.
Later that night some awards were handed out:

  • U15 MVP forward: Joe Nelson
  • U15 MVP back: Luke Persanis
  • U15 best forward: North Westall
  • U15 best back: Whit Johnson
  • Best newcomer back: Ryan Killeen
  • Best newcomer forward: Josh Quinn/ Kevin Ndou
  • U15 most improved: Matt Rabinowitz.
  • U13 MVP forward: Sofia Imperato
  • U13 MVP back: Adam Razick
  • U13 best back: James Bristow
  • Newcomer back: Connor Evans
  • Newcomer forward: Nick Lapponnese
  • U13 most improved: Quinn Jankins

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