Elite Women's Rugby

Glendale Merlins Rugby

Glendale’s Elite Women’s Rugby Team

The Elite Women’s team plays against the country’s top competition in USA Rugby’s Women’s Premier League. The Merlins consistently place at the top of the league, either winning or placing second six times since 2012. The Glendale roster routinely is dotted with women who represent the United States on the women’s national team. Whether at home at Infinity Park or playing for the country, women’s rugby in Denver is strong.

Womens' Premier League

Women's Premier League CHAMPIONS

2014, 2015

Womens' Premier League

Women's Premier League Runners-UP

2018, 2017, 2016 & 2012

Sportswomen Colorado

Team of the Year

SportsWomen of Colorado – 2015
USA Rugby

Women's Division I Runners-Up

2011

Elite Women's Rugby Schedule

Women's Premier League 2019

Glendale Merlins vs Life West Gladiators

21 - 43
Women's Premier League
 - Infinity Park Turf Field

Glendale Merlins at San Diego Surfers

29 - 17
Women's Premier League
 - San Diego, CA

Glendale Merlins at Berkeley All Blues

19 - 17
Women's Premier League
 - Berkeley, CA

Glendale Merlins vs Oregon Sports Union

98 - 0
Women's Premier League
 - Infinity Park Turf Field

Glendale Merlins at Life West Gladiatrix

31 - 29
Women's Premier League
 - Hayward, CA

Glendale Merlins vs Berkeley All Blues

7:00 pm
Women's Premier League
 - Infinity Park Turf Field

Glendale Merlins at Oregon Sports Union

1:00 pm
Women's Premier League
 - Portland, OR

Glendale Merlins vs San Diego Surfers

3:00 pm
Women's Premier League
 - Infinity Park Turf Field

Elite Women's Rugby Standings

Women's Premier League 2019

WPL West Conference

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WPL West Conference

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501021430

WPL East Conference

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WPL East Conference

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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

Elite Women's Rugby News

#MerlinsMagic
Glendale Kicks Off WPL Season, Looks to Start DI Women’s Competition

Glendale Kicks Off WPL Season, Looks to Start DI Women’s Competition

The Glendale Women’s Premier League season kicked off this past weekend with a very physical match against the Life West Gladiatrix at home on the Infinity Park turf fields. We knew going into this match that it would be one of our toughest of the season. Both teams are heavily stacked with capped Women’s Eagles players and both teams were eager to get started on the right foot. But, we knew that it would all come down to which team would be able to execute their game plan more effectively.

WPL Home Matches Streaming Online in 2019

WPL Home Matches Streaming Online in 2019

Photo by Justin Purdy GLENDALE – Women’s Premier League (WPL) Rugby is back! This year, the Glendale Merlins are excited to announce that the home opener against the Life West Gladiatrix will be streamed live right here on glendalemerlins.com. “We’re excited about the...

Merlin Carmen Farmer Becomes A Barbarian

Merlin Carmen Farmer Becomes A Barbarian

Glendale Merlins player Carmen Farmer received the call of a lifetime this week when the legendary Barbarians Football Club reached out and asked her to join a Barbarians team that will open a historic double-header match…

Elite Women's Rugby Roster

Glendale Merlins Women's Players
Glendale's Elite Women's Rugby Team

Women’s Premier League Roster

PlayerPositionAgeExperienceHeight
Allison Schrenker--
Amandine ChatelierFlanker5-5
Caitlyn Weigel--
Carly WatersScrum half-5-2
Carmen FarmerBackrow-6-1
Charley ThompsonFlanker, Lock5-9
Danielle OrdwayWing, Center5-5
Deanna Nash--
Gabriella CantornaCenter, Fly half160
Hannah TennantFly half5-4
Jeanna BeardWing, Lock, Hooker5-7
Jenny Kronish--
Joanna KitlinskiFlanker, Hooker5-7
Joanna McElroyLock5-10
Juliann TordonatoCenter5-8
Justine WypychFull-back, Wing5-4
Kaitlyn BroughtonWing, Fullback5-3
Kelsie O’BrienScrum half5-3
Leann LamFly-half, Scrum-half-5-0
Madison SlaughtFull back5-5
Maya LearnedLock, Prop5-11
McKenzie HawkinsCenter-5-9
Nichole WanamakerFull-back, Wing5-5
Paige Stathapoulos--
Rachel EhreckeFlanker5-8
Rachel Ryan--
Samantha LutherLock, Prop, Backrow5-10

Women’s Premier League Roster

Luke Gross

Luke Gross

WPL Head Coach

Jamie Burke

Jamie Burke

Women's Assistant Coach

Mose Timoteo

Mose Timoteo

Assistant Coach

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