• Archive for January, 2012

    John Vella

    by  • January 28, 2012 • Player Profile • 0 Comments

    Johnny is a perennial crowd favorite with his explosive runs, deceptive quickness, and dedication to the team. Coming up through our feeder Union high school program and playing straight through college he has positioned himself as an experienced leader. He has been appointed Captain of the Hibernians and has led them through some good...

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    Australia Day

    by  • January 26, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

    Four years ago today we celebrated what was at the time a relatively unknown holiday to me; Australia Day. Our token Aussie couldn’t fully explain what the holiday actually meant, so we had to improvise how we would celebrate. We decided to introduce the locals to a little Australian charm by grabbing a 30...

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    RE: Sharks – A Guest Post from David Niu

    by  • January 23, 2012 • Guest Post, News • 0 Comments

    The Sharks have been an integral part of the development of the sport of rugby league in the USA. Not only has the club been a foundation member of the American National Rugby League competition since 1998, but the founding club members were also part of the birth of rugby league out of the...

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    Mark Vella Tribute Night

    by  • January 21, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    Who: Bucks County Sharks/Hibernian Rugby Football Club What: Celebration/Remembering Mark Vella Why: We all miss him, and want to spend time together sharing stories, tales, lies & exaggerations.  We will also be raising money for his daughter. When: Thursday, February 2nd 8:30PM Where: Pasquales Sports Bar How: Just show up and have a great...

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    by  • January 19, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

    We would hardly be a sports related website in the USA if we didn’t at least touch on the national phenomenon that is “Tebow-Mania.”. While his, and the entire Denver Broncos season is over there are still discussions and rumblings over the status of this young athletes future. Ol’ Sharky isn’t a football expert,...

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    American Made Rugby

    by  • January 16, 2012 • Guest Post • 4 Comments

    The AMNRL is poised to expand across the USA.  First time spectators will immediately recognize some very familiar activities; lots of running, ball-handling and tackling. Most American males have played sports involving these activities since a young age and are generally very comfortable with them. This leads to a sensitive question; why do American...

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    Sunday Footy

    by  • January 15, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

    On a frigid Sunday morning there was a huge turnout for touch footy. Including but not limited to Big Skinny, Sodano, Alligator Arms (Tormey), T & B Mac, and newcomer Matt ‘Levittown Legend’ Coles (a.k.a. Cowboy Killa, Cherry Cig, & Long Shot). Somehow through the luck of the draw one team seemed to have...

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    Winter 7’s Rugy

    by  • January 14, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

    In an effort to play rugby all year round Ol’ Sharky found himself in South Jersey for a Winter 7’s tournament and ended up having a blast. It was 30 degrees outside, very windy, and when the sun ducked behind a cloud it dropped below zero; but footy is footy and everyone had a blast. We lost in the semi-finals but all in all it was a great day. #goodfooty


    Dan Johnson

    by  • January 13, 2012 • Player Profile • 0 Comments

    Dan’s speed and awareness on the field is very impressive for someone so new to the game. It became obvious early on in the season that we needed to get the ball out wide so he could use his speed in open space. I had a funny moment as I was cheering him on...

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    Shark Fit

    by  • January 13, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

    The Sharks took some time off from their strict training regiment to unwind with some good people, great wings, and copious amounts of beer. It was a Thursday night so there was a couple ‘ghosts’ of Sharks past in attendance. (i.e. ‘Gator Scrote’, ‘Cookie’, etc …) Thursday nights have typically been legendary as many...

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