Rugby

Season Outlook

Head Coach:                              Richard Plouffe Jr. ’99, 1st season as Head Coach, 5th season overall

2017 team finish:                       Kentucky state Runner Up; Semifinalist in Indiana Deep South Rugby League

Returning Starters:                   Seniors- Ben Peel, Gordon Oliver, Walker Allen, Joey Cahill, Joey Stickler, Matthew Osborn, Matthew Vanetti; Juniors- Matthew Thorpe, Dakotah Jackson; Sophomore- Jackson Hall

2018 Season Outlook: The squad has been working hard in the off season, both in the weight room and on the practice field, to prepare for their most challenging schedule in years.  The Rugby Rocks will return a number of key players with varsity level experience. With that comes expectations for year over year improvement. The regular season schedule will include a trip to the Nashville Bash tourney, the 3rd annual Shamrock Bash tourney in Marshall Stadium, the annual rivalry match with St. X and District play in the Deep South Division of the Indian Rugby league. The team will focus on toughness, skill and hard work in practice as it seeks a successful season in 2018.

Rugby Team

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Returning Players: Josh Appleton, Joe Simpson, John-Luc Hall, Nick Mackin, Ronan Kinsella, Robert Collard, Zac Joseph, Corey Redmon, Zac Shunnarah, Matthew Gaudin, Nick Rolfes, Elias Thompson.

Rugby Team Schedule

DateDayOpponentSiteTimeResults
03/03/18SatCarroll HS - Shamrock BashTHS10:00 AML 12-60
03/03/18SatCleveland Parma - Shamrock BashTHS1:15 PMW 46-20
03/10/18SatStorm RugbyNashville, TN12:00 PMW 19-12
03/10/18SatWarthog RFCNashville, TN2:30 PMW 7-5
03/11/18SunSumner County RFCNashville, TN12:00 PMW 5-0
03/17/18SatZionsville HSZionsville, IN1:00 PML 5-26
04/14/18SatColumbus HSLouisville1:00 PMW 28-10
04/21/18SatST. XavierTHS1:00 PML
04/28/18SatAvon HSAvon, IN1:00 PML
05/27/18SunRugby Indiana Semi FinalsTBATBA
05/28/18MonRugby Indiana FinalsTBATBA

Athletics News

Track Coach of the Year

Our very own Scott Holzknecht ’97, has been named this week the Kentucky Boys High School Coach of the Year for the 2018 Track and Field season.  This recognition comes from Scott’s peers in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Scott led the...

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Beatty to be Inducted into KY Athletic Hall

Congratulations to Trinity head football coach Bob Beatty H’03, who is one of seven who have been selected for induction into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame (KAHOF) Class of 2018. The 2018 KAHOF class members and their families will be honored on August 22, 2018,...

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