• Posts Tagged ‘news’

    2012 AMNRL Season Schedule

    by  • April 19, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

    **UPDATED WITH NEW DATES** Sharks tentative Summer schedule announced. It’s got some of the standard fixtures we have come to expect; including a pivotal game in the middle of the season against our long time rivals – The Bulls. Many of the younger players see the Knights as our biggest rival, but ask any...

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    Recapping An Action Packed Month

    by  • April 2, 2012 • News, Sponsor • 0 Comments

    WOW!  What a crazy month.  We kicked off March with some notes and memories about the camaraderie and brotherhood that Footy fosters; and the past month has been a tremendous demonstration of everything positive that we love about the game.  (and it’s off the field connections)  Here is a quick list of what has...

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    American Rugby Continues to Get Passed By

    by  • March 7, 2012 • Guest Post, News • 1 Comment

    The March 6 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer carried a story that should cause every rugby fan to shake their head.  The article mentioned that there is now a professional Ultimate Frisbee league and that”5 million people currently play it nationwide, as compared with lacrosse, which is 1.9 million”. USA Rugby’s website indicates it...

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    Fitness, Fitness, Fitness

    by  • February 19, 2012 • News • 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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    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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    Sharks Adopt Unique Training Routine

    by  • January 8, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

    With a lot of time on their hands the young Sharks have devised a new training routine that is based loosely on the “World’s Strongest Man” training principles.  Their sessions have attracted quite a crowd of spectators that view what can only be perceived as some sort of hazing ritual.  Timmy McCall has led...

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