RUNY

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Rugby United New York (RUNY) was founded in 2018. The franchise was founded by James Kennedy and is co-owned by former professional wrestler John Layfield.
RUNY played on a non competitive basis in 20118 with the 2019 season being RUNY’s first competitive season in the MLR.

Team Information

  • Team colours: Navy and orange
  • Home ground: MCU Park, 1904 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
  • Social:
    • Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/rugbyunitedny/
    • Twitter – https://twitter.com/rugbyunitedny/
  • Coaches:
    • Mike Tolkin (Head coach)
    • Kees Lensing (Forwards coach)
    • Tiffany Fa’ae’e (Forwards coach)

Current Squad

PlayerPosition
Mike BrownHooker
Dylan FawsittHooker
Sean McNultyHooker
Kirkland HamiltonProp
Callum MackintoshProp
Teunis NieuwoudtProp
Anthony ParryProp
James RochfordProp
Paddy RyanProp
Nate BrakeleyLock
Myles McQuoneLock
Matt WirkenLock
Matt HughstonFlanker
Alex MacDonaldFlanker
John QuillFlanker
Kyle SumsionFlanker
Ross DeaconNumber 8
Alwyn van VuurenNumber 8
Mike PetriScrum-half
Marcus WalshScrum-half
Harry BennettOut-half
Cathal MarshOut-half
Seamus KellyCentre
Will LeonardCentre
Chris MattinaCentre
Seimou SmithCentre
Mike St. ClaireWinger
Derek LipscombWinger
Connor Wallace-SimsWinger
Ben FodenFullback
Luke HumeFullback