Division I Men's Rugby

Glendale Merlins Rugby
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Glendale’s D1 Men’s Rugby Team

The Men’s Division I team is the top men’s rugby development team at Infinity Park. The Glendale Merlins will enter the Red River Conference for the 2017-18 season, where they will play against the Austin Blacks, Austin Huns, Dallas Harlequins, Dallas Rugby, and Little Rock Stormers. Playing against top regional talent, many of these players will gain the experience they need to go on to play professionally.

D1 Men's Rugby Schedule

USA Rugby Red River Conference 2018

Glendale Merlins D1 at Austin Blacks

14 - 24
Men's Division I
 - Austin, TX

Glendale Merlins D1 at Little Rock Stormers

63 - 12
Men's Division I
 - Little Rock, AR

Glendale Merlins D1 at Dallas Rugby

0 - 67
Men's Division I
 - Dallas, TX

Glendale Merlins D1 at Austin Huns

60 - 7
Men's Division I
 - Austin, TX

Glendale Merlins D1 at St. Mary’s College

2:00 pm
Men's Division I Non-League
 - Moraga, CA

Glendale Merlins D1 vs Austin Blacks

3:00 pm
Men's Division I
 - Infinity Park Turf Field

Glendale Merlins D1 vs Little Rock Stormers

3:00 pm
Men's Division I
 - Infinity Park Turf Field

Glendale Merlins D1 vs Dallas Harlequins

3:00 pm
Men's Division I
 - Infinity Park Turf Field

Glendale Merlins D1 vs Dallas Rugby

2:00 pm
Men's Division I
 - Infinity Park Turf Field

Glendale Merlins D1 at Dallas Harlequins

2:30 pm
Men's Division I
 - Dallas, TX

Glendale Merlins D1 vs Austin Huns

1:00 pm
Men's Division I
 - Infinity Park Turf Field

Glendale Merlins D1 vs Chicago Griffins

4:00 pm
Men's Division I Non-League
 - Infinity Park Turf Field

D1 Men's Rugby Standings

USA Rugby Red River Conference 2018

Red River D1

PosTeamPWLDPFPABPPts
133001998315
2330013437014
332108482210
43120779915
530304514400
630301518400

Red River D1

PosTeamWLDPFPAPts
1300199815
23001343714
3210848210
412077995
5030451440
6030151840

Standings Key

  • Pos = Position in standings
  • P = Played
  • W = Win
  • L = Loss
  • T = Tie
  • PF = Points For
  • PA = Points Against
  • BP = Bonus Points
  • Pts = Overall Points

Scoring System

  • W = 4 Points
  • L = 0 Points
  • T = 2 Points
  • 4+ tries in one match = 1 bonus point
  • Loss by 7 points or less = 1 bonus point

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D1 Men's Rugby Roster

Glendale Merlins Men's Players

Men’s Division I Roster

PlayerPositionAgeExperienceHeightWeight
Alex FitchFlanker5-10220
Brett GallreinLock6-4245
CJ SchoelchLock6-2245
Carlo de NysschenWing, Scrum half5-10185
Christopher HathawayProp6-0225
Clint CookCenter6-2245
Dennis PapikeBack6-0210
Devin PearlProp, Forward6-1255
George Bristow---
Giorgi TsveravaProp5-9260
Irakli ChkhikvadzeCenter6-0210
Joshua LyonsFly half6-1185
Juta VakabuaFullback---
Kyle StoffersFlanker, Hooker5-10215
Lindani Sanele MyeniFlanker5-9220
Marcus ThomasProp5-10250
Michael MooreCenter6-0245
Nathen FaamatuainuCenter, Fullback-6-0210
Richard Thomas Davidson JrFlanker5-11192
Ryan Peña ChavkinWing, Center-6-0200
Scott SmithProp6-0235
Sean MagrawProp6-0250
Shane GoddingFlanker, Lock6-4230
Thomas DowneyForward---
Tola Kasali---
Torin KilleenHooker5-6210
Trevor WilderScrumhalf5-7180
Westley LaBordeScrumhalf5-8180
Luke Gross

Luke Gross

D1 Head Coach & Director of Amateur Rugby

Duncan James

Duncan James

Assistant Coach

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