If you know of any high school girls who would be interested in trying rugby out in the Lawrence and surrounding area, contact Tracy Bennett Williams or Jason Williams for more info about training times. KJRFC is happy to help out this up and coming youth rugby team anyway we can. Stay on the lookout for a boy's high school team in the spring. https://www.facebook.com/65101360/posts/955979567772/
This past weekends game against Kansas State was sponsored by Hooligan Sport. Men of the Match goes to Andrew and Isaac Schmidt. The brothers both saw the other side of the try line, made numerous tackles and carries, and disrupted the oppositions set piece. Well done boys!
Photos courtesy of Griff Hastings -- GTH Images
Jayhawks Beat Kansas State Wildcats 69-0 @Westwick
It was a cold 40 degree day with a breeze blowing cross field. Before match, the club was addressed by alums PAT ROBERTS (former captain and twice Kernow Cup) and JOHN BROOKS. The club wore a black arm band in memory of the late PAUL KING (twice All American at 2 positions). They spoke of the club's legacy.
1 minute - flanker BLAKE MITTON poached a pass 10 meters out. Scoring by upright. Fly half SAM GASPORAVICH good.
5 minutes - #8 CLAYTON GINTHER in left corner off a 5 meter lineout.
10 minutes - #4 ISAAC SCHMIDT in left corner off 5 meter line out.
18 minutes - #12 TOM OLIVER by right post off a 5 meter scrum.
27 minutes - #10 SAM GASPAROVICH by left post off a 5 meter scrum.
31 minutes - #12 TOM OLIVER from 40 meters out through posts.
37 minutes - wing MAREK DUJAKOVICH picked a pass 20 meters from his own goal line and streaked length 80 meters to score mid right. He got caught in last meter, but still carried in.
Half-Time SCORE 45-0 Jayhawks
4 minutes - #13 REID PARSONS off great pass from TOM OLIVER, scoring mid right.
20 minutes - #2 ANDREW SCHMIDT off a pass from BLAKE MITTON from 20 meters out by left post.
25 minutes - wing COLE WILLIAMS from 30 meters out in right corner.
38 minutes - wing DEVON MYERS from pass from SAM GASPORAVICH from 30 out in right corner.
Final SCORE 69-0 JAYHAWKS
Here is our 23 man roster to take on K-State Rugby for the final game of the fall season. See you all out at Lawrence Westwick Rugby Complex for an 11am kickoff. Rock Chalk!
The boys look to close out the fall season on a high note in the Sunflower Showdown against K-State Rugby this Saturday at 11am. There have been some great matchups with KSU over the years and we look forward to another good one from our in-state rivals from Manhattan. Bring a blanket and come cheer on your Jayhawks one last time this semester!
Westwick Rugby Complex, E 1094 Road, Lawrence, KS, United States 66047 --- Mail to: The Kansas Rugby Foundation Inc. P.O. Box 1182 Lawrence, KS 66044