• Donnybrook Cup Update

    by  • March 3, 2012 • 0 Comments

    The Donnybrook Cup is approaching fast and things are progressing nicely.  Continuing with our theme of ‘One Nation Under Footy’ we will be raising money for Cystic Fibrosis as part of our bus ride to the match where Union and League players will be harmoniously enjoying the days festivities.  What more could you ask...

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    Looking Back, As We Charge Forward

    by  • March 1, 2012 • 1 Comment

    The month of March for many rugby enthusiasts in the States marks the beginning of the Spring Union season.  However, the Sharks are reminded of another one of our players who left us too soon: Jesse Woodward.  Almost 11 years ago he was taken from us, and we will never forget what he meant...

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    Support Those Who Support The Sharks!!!

    by  • February 29, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Long time Sharks supporter is making it big in “Prime Time” this upcoming March 7th @ 9PM on the Speed Channel (check your local listings)  The show is called “Car Warriors” and we are anxiously awaiting the outcome of his recent trip out West.  Check out the show in advance to get the feel...

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    Fitness, Fitness, Fitness

    by  • February 19, 2012 • 1 Comment

    As mentioned in an earlier post, fitness is a key differentiator on the field. The Sharks have been putting in a lot of work in the off-season with their ‘Shark Fit‘ training sessions – and with the help of former Tomahawk Ben Kelly, they have taken it to a new level. Many of the...

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    Can America Support 3 Rugby Codes?

    by  • February 15, 2012 • 2 Comments

    American rugby has developed an interesting foothold in our sporting world. This foothold is divided between Rugby Union, Rugby League, and Rugby 7’s.  A very common scenario involves animated conversations between aficionados of each code that extol the virtues of their favorite while denigrating the other versions and all those who participate in them. ...

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    Ryan Sodano

    by  • February 14, 2012 • 2 Comments

    It’s been an interesting journey watching the young Sharks continue to develop their rugby skills.  Ryan is no exception.  Coming from the banner rookie year that brought us Steve ‘The Velvet Fog’ Tormey, Timmy ‘T-Mac’ McCall and Matt ‘Where Did He Go’ Pullen; Ryan has emerged as a perennial crowd favorite with his “Mighty...

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    USA vs. Ireland – Donnybrook Cup

    by  • February 10, 2012 • 0 Comments

    The annual match between the Irish Wolfhounds and the USA Tomahawks is set to take place on St. Patrick’s Day.  See the details below, and check out information at http://www.donnybrookcup.com. Here is a list of Sharks that are in the player pool for a chance to represent the USA.  We will keep you posted...

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    Tim McCall

    by  • February 8, 2012 • 0 Comments

    It’s hard to believe that Timmy has been playing for 6 years; the time really does fly when you are having fun. His on and off the field contributions have helped the Sharks and Hibernians remain competitive throughout the years. His recent campaign to rally the troops to work out through the ‘Shark Fit’...

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    John Vella

    by  • January 28, 2012 • 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 • 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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