Members of Darien rugby team capture Under-19 Tournament
Updated 2:45 pm, Thursday, June 16, 2011
Members of the Darien High School Rugby Club represented Connecticut in the Under-19 New England Challenge Cup at UMASS in Amherst on Saturday. Darien's players were Chris Brook, JJ Holmgren, Sam McCarthy, Jared Murphy and Christian Watson.
The Under-19 Connecticut team emerged victorious in the tournament by defeating Massachusetts and Vermont. It was a memorable victory for the Connecticut team and gave great recognition to Blue Wave rugby. The undefeated Blue Wave won their division in the NY Metropolitan League and captured the Connecticut High Schools tournament at Simsbury on May 29.
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The selection of Blue Wave players to represent the state at the highest level of competition is a fitting end to a successful season for the Darien High School Rugby Club.