Rugby

Rugby team aims for back-to-back state championships
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | The rugby team gets instructions in a practice at the Brophy Sports Complex. By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy rugby team is focusing in on the state championship hoping to renew last year’s state title.  Rugby player Peter Robles ’20 highlights the importance of collaboration and as a way to reach that goal.  “Our goal as a team is to shoot for the state…
New contact sport added to Brophy athletics with return of rugby
Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP After a 30 year absence from club sports, the Brophy Rugby Team held it’s first practice on Oct. 24. The club introduces an opportunity for students to engage in a sport that has been lost for decades to Brophy students. “The club fills a niche for kids who are looking for a physical sport, but aren’t necessarily looking to train year round like you do…
Dormant rugby club finds new life at Brophy
Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP Since the first rugby match, the game has always been known as a “Gentleman’s Game.” From the collars of the uniforms to the proud sportsmanship on and off the field, we see why rugby is called a gentleman’s game. In 2010, the Brophy Rugby Club made its short debut on campus, which barely lasted for one year. The revival of this club is underway and…
Rugby club full of unfamiliarity, optimism as foreign sport makes debut on campus

By Michael Moroney ’13
THE ROUNDUP

Rugby players across the world are known as tough guys who often strike fear into the hearts of their opponents.

Brophy students hope to be no different as they launch a new rugby club this year.

With the Brophy College Preparatory Rugby Football Club, BCPRFC, being so new, players are very inexperienced when they play at lunch. However, the coaches and players are certainly optimistic for the season coming up.