USA Men’s National 15s coach Mike Tolkin squad for the
2013 Americas Rugby Championship was:
Titi Lamositele – Prop – Saracens (on trial) Chris Sullivan – Prop –
Life University Nick Wallace – Prop – Olympic Club Shawn Pittman – Prop
– Seattle-OPSB Phil Thiel – Hooker/Prop – Life University Cam Falcon –
Hooker – LSU/Dublin University Danny Barrett – Flanker/Lock – SFGG Will Haydock – Lock – Seattle-OPSB Graham Harriman – Lock – Metropolis Trevor
Cassidy – Lock/Flanker – Old Blue Derek Asbun – Flanker/Hooker –
University of Cape Town Tai Tuisamoa – Loose Forward – OMBAC Liam Og
Murphy – Loose Forward – Boston Cam Dolan – Loose Forward – Life
Shaun Davies – Scrumhalf – Previously Glendale Raptors Chris Saint –
Scrumhalf – HARC Max D’Achaval – Flyhalf – Denver Barbarians Adam
Siddall – Flyhalf/Center/Fullback – Old Blue Chris Chapman –
Center/Fullback – NYAC Peter Moala – Center – E. Palo Alto Mile Pulu –
Center – SFGG Toby L’Estrange – Flyhalf/Center – NYAC Tim Maupin – Wing
– SFGG Mark Roberts – Wing – Chicago Lions Joe Cowley – Fullback – Life
University Ed Mills – Fullback – KC Blues
This team competed as the USA Selects, and full international caps
were not awarded. The Americans defeated Canada Select and Uruguay and lost to the Argentina Jaguars. The Uruguay team was the country’s
best players, while the Canadian and Argentina teams were squads of
the best available domestic players.
In the front rowfor the USA were Nick Wallace and Titi Lamositele, both young
props with a small number of Eagle caps who got their start (like
Pittman) at the Chuckanut Bay U19 program in northern Washington state.
Chris Sullivan from Life University, will also play prop, while Phil
Thiel and Cameron Falcon come in at hooker. Falcon is the
former USA U20 hooker who played this past season at Dublin University
after time at LSU.
(Above from info received from “Budzisz, Dominic J SSG US Army Resource Management NCOIC” <email@example.com>
Cameron was featured in a RugbyMag article on Oct 1st about the ARC tournament :
The USA Eagles placed 2nd in the tournament losing to Argentina and defeating Canada and Uruguay. Cam Falcon didn’t start any of the matches, but was selected as a replacement for all matches.