While we are still in the off-season, guys are starting to think about spring rugby. Since we had an amazing, undefeated fall season, let's be ready to hit the ground running by working on our fiitness and having some fun together. Off season training will be at Poplar Tree Park, Field 2 at 7:30 PM Poplar Tree Park is located at .5718 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly, VA. Looking forward to seeing you there.
The weather is looking good for Sunday. Let's get a run in at Poplar Tree Park at 1 PM.
Occupation: Logistics Analyst
Dream Job: Rugby player of course
Nickname: “Amber Alert“
How long have you played with Suburbs: 1 season
Team you look forward to playing most: NOVA and I’m just going to leave it at that
Favorite Beer/Other Beverage: Pineapple Soda is LIFE
Favorite Suburbs Memory: My first try [vs Severn River]
Who has most impacted your rugby career: Aaron Smith [All Blacks 9] with his style of play
What do you love most about Suburbs:That I get to run around old men . LMAO
Name: Lou Huggins
Occupation: Industrial Cybersecurity Engineer
Dream job: Entrepreneur
Nickname: Sweet Lou
Played with the Burbs for two years in high school and two years as on the men's club.
I look forward to playing the renegades the most because one of my coworkers in on their team and I'm going to talk a lot of trash.
Favorite beer: Ocelot IPAs, any strong IPA
Favorite burbs memory: Too many to pick one
The most impactful person would have to be Steve Lough because he was my coach in high school and taught me rugby when I was first learning.
I love the Suburbs because everyone on the team is there to have a good time and win.
Name: Aaron Jarvis
Occupation: Project Coordinator for Vector Security
Dream Job: Genius Billionaire Playboy Philanthropist.
Nickname: Buffalo Bill
How long have you played with Suburbs: Spring 2017
Which team do you look forward to playing most and why: I look forward to every game. I don't care too much about who we play, just as long as we still can.
Favorite Beverage: Sierra Nevada Otra Vez
Suburbs Memory: Not sure that I remember much but the van trip back from PA...
Who has most impacted your rugby career and why: Jon Carter helped coach me when I started in high school and still helps push me to do better to this day.
What do you love most about Suburbs: I'm nowhere near the best and sometimes its the reminders when I screw up or just plain suck that pushes me to focus and try harder. The camaraderie amongst the team is what keeps me coming back. I love getting my tail beat on the field and heading to the bar to bond with friends.
In August 2018, Western Suburbs RFC is going on tour to Ireland! To make this happen, we need at least 30 confirmed ruggers. To lock in your spot, you need to make a $250 deposit by October 31, 2017. No exceptions. If we don't get to at least 30, then you will be refunded. The deposit will:
1. Secure your spot
2. Cover the bus and driver
3. Cover dorm-style accommodations (with a light breakfast)
Specific dates have note been secured, but we're looking to do 5-6 days in mid-August.
Lock in your spot now by going to RugbyFootball.com and completing the PayPal. This is going to be amazing; don't miss out.
Some of the Suburbs Old Boys made it out to the 50th Annual Aspen Ruggerfest this past weekend. Two of our lifetime members, Steve "Big Money" Lough and Jeff "STAX" Carrington brought grit, passion and experience to the pitch this past weekend and came away winning the Over 55 Bracket! Congrats on a job well done! We're proud of you!
Name: John Stafford
Occupation: Police Officer
Dream Job: Old - Timey Huge Mustachioed Sheriff
How long have you played with Suburbs: 4 years
Which team do you look forward to playing most and why: Quantico, it's always a physical game.
Favorite Beer/Other Beverage: Yuengling or Jameson and Ginger Ale
Favorite Suburbs Memory: My 1st try at the Richmond 7's tournament
Who has most impacted your rugby career and why: Turtle for going so far out of his way to welcome me to the club and get me involved
What do you love most about Suburbs: The camaraderie and how quickly we integrate new people
Occupation: Baby Daddy -Park Operations City of Fairfax
Dream Job: NFL Equipment Manager
How long have you played with Suburbs: on and off for 9 years
Which team do you look forward to playing most: All of Them
Favorite Beer/ Drink: Don Julio Tequila
What is your Favorite Suburbs Memory: Savannah 2012
Who has most impacted your rugby career: My Teammates
What do you love most about Suburbs: Being an only child, it's the closest thing to brotherhood I can imagine
Occupation: Legal Assistant
Dream Job: ESPN analyst
Nickname: Everyone at the Burbs calls me Mutombo but its actually Deeds
How long have you played with Suburbs: 3 of the best damn years of my life. Cleveland even won a ship during that time.
Which team do you look forward to playing most: Renegades because Danay refers to them as Michigan and everyone knows I despise Michigan.
Favorite Beer: El Guapo by O'Connor, Hopslam by Bells and every IPA from Great Lakes aka THE LAND
Suburbs Memory: Beating Renegades and solidifying that Suburbs rugby is a force to be reckoned with. Oh yeah and that one time Mason found me napping in the bushes at Son of Beach and Savannah 2K16 are def top 3.
Who has most impacted your rugby career: Hennie Van Zyl, my coach in college. He taught me my love for the game.
What do you love most about Suburbs: It's a brotherhood like no other. Hashtag BLESSED.
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