Rugby World Cup 2015
On a warm summer evening under the ferris wheel of the California State Fair the USA Eagles showed with home side support their b-side can beat Japan 23-18. Japan scored two tries to our 1. So who will most likely win the World Cup match on a chilly night in Gloucester, England, in 2 months on Oct. […]
Robert Markel – The Godfather of Deep South Rugby
Robert Markel was the founding member of the first Spring Hill College Rugby Team in 1969. Springhill players later formed Battleship RFC. Robert also founded Jackson RFC and was an early member of New Orleans RFC. Robert has played rugby in every decade since the 1960s and continues to coach high school rugby, a thriving league that he started along with a few other New Orleans RFC players (Sam Forenet, Gary Giepert and others), in his native New Orleans. Robert is pictured above finding space for Spring Hill.
This is the annual DeepSouthRugby.net list of events during the 2014-15 season. If you have other events that should be listed send them to email@example.com. These are not presented in any particular order. LSU is suspended in the fall season for use of alcohol on a rugby trip. Information indicates that a receipt for the […]
Mississippi State who finished runner-up to Alabama in Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference (SCRC) qualified for Div 1 championship tournament at the University of Denver, May 23-24, 2015. In the tournament, they went 1-2 in pool play. Here were there scores: MS 14 – 34 American International MS 14 – 24 Wisconsin MS 14 – 29 […]
The University of Alabama competed in the 2015 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. The following were the team members: 1 Matt Schick 2.Shawn Branham 3.Danny Depperschmidt 4.Geoff Drum 5.Ethan Picone 6.Ross Depperschmidt 7.James Puente 8.Dave Hockenberry 9.Simon Bedoya 10. Josh Pinson 11.Pat Watson 12.Matt Lund Injured Reserves: Nick Byrne, Sean Murray Manager: Eric Johnson Coach: […]
La/ Deep South High School Rugby Championships Below is email of congratulations from Gary Giepert followed by the schedule: CONGRATULATIONS TO ST PAUL FOR AN UNDEFEATED SEASON AND A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!!! CONGRATULATIONS TO SHAW FOR PLAYING ST PAUL TO A DRAW FOR 80 MINUTES ONLY TO LOSE IN A KICK OFF. CONGRATULATIONS TO LAKE AREA […]