The Tiger Rugby Team opened their season yesterday with a pre-season scrimmage against Carmel High School. The team looked sharp with an impressive 62-0 shutout win over the county rival. The team scored nine tries and one field goal in the win. Scoring for the Tigers were Michael Nettleton, Seth Sontich, Angelo Howze, Jake Winkle, Drew Schneider and Cameron MacLean-Kennedy. Defensively, the Tigers completed the shutout with three impressive goal line turnovers. The JV Tigers also got the victory over Carmel 50-12.
The team is excited to get the season started with the season opener on March 22nd against LaSalette (ILL) at the Fishers Rugby Pitch. This season will be highlighted by games during spring break as the team will travel internationally to compete in Ireland.
The Tigers are the defending D1 State Champions and will play this year in the Rugby Indiana Super League. Although the competition will be tougher, the Tigers are ready for the challenge.
2017 Rugby Schedule:
March 22 – v. LaSalette Home 5:00pm
Ireland Matches- TBA
April 15 – v. Brownsburg Away 10:00am
April 23 – v. St. Xavier Home 1:00pm
April 26th– v. North Central Home 6:00pm
April 29th – v. Royal Irish Away 1:00pm
May 12th – v. HSE Away 6:00pm
State Tournament – TBA