First two Pelham Rugby players picked to play for college programs

Pelham Youth Rugby has produced its first two college rugby players, Ross Burke and Tim Ward. Ross, who started playing with Pelham until he outgrew the existing program, received a rugby scholarship to attend the University of Arizona. Tim made the traveling squad this weekend when Top 25 St Joseph’s University visited Columbia University. Tim was the only freshman…

Eight Pelham U16 players picked for Empire GU JV Rugby All Stars

Eight Pelham U16 players were invited to play for the Empire GU JV All Stars. The players are selected by coaches from other teams in the area. The selections are the precursor to the USA high school all american picks, according to Coach Matt Persanis. The Pelham players could’t participate because of scheduling during finals week,…