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Ink Cartridges For A Good Cause

Grey, a note from Tom Stauffer: [Executive summary - bring your used ink cartridges to our home game May 19th] Hello Grey! I miss the pitch.... the Grey have a long history of helping various community organizations.  The Ellington High School Opening Knight Players were honored with being selected to attend the 2012 Fringe Festival, in Edinboro, Scotland this August.  A group of about 30 students and teachers will attend the this international theater festival.  http://www.edfringe.com/ To help offset the cost, the Opening Knight Players are collecting used ink cartridges.  What I am asking...

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We Need Some Numbers in the Backs – A note from Lou

Grey, A note from Captain Lou:  Last away match in Boston this weekend before Franconia which is the first week of June.Please make an effort to support the Club on the road.I would think we will have 20 or so players but we may have trouble fielding a proper back line.Levinson and Peruccio are in and I would think Charlie and Chabot will make it but  we need at least three more.This should be a good hard competitive match.If you are up to the challenge try and rearrange you schedule so you can make it.The next three matches are home where the playing time is shared.Let me know your...

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Paying it forward – CT State High School Rugby Championships

Grey,  The CT SBRO board is very excited to award Madison with the opportunity to host the 2012 CT SBRO State High School Rugby Championships Sunday, May 27th . U-19 Madison Rugby program will host the CT State Rugby Championships in Madison at the Surf Club facilities. With 22 men’s teams, D1, D2, D3 and 4 women’s teams this will sure to be an exciting event as it has been in the past. The Madison U-19 Rugby program is establishing a foundation to flourish in our town and provide one more venue for high school age kids to participate in a world-class sport. The opportunity to present a High...

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Third Annual Jonesy Open

Grey, The Third Annual Jonesy Open will be held May 14 at the Capital Hills Golf Course in Albany, NY.  The Connecticut Grey will be sponsoring a tee and if you'd like to contribute, follow the link below.  If you'd like to participate keep reading... The 4-man scramble format tournament is held each year to raise money to help support Mike "Jonesy" Jones, long-time front row player for the Albany Knickerbockers RFC, and his family. Jonesy sustained a severe spinal cord injury in a scrum collapse while playing in an Old Boys game in Ft. Lauderdale, and his paralyzed from the neck down....

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Details for this week’s game – Let the captains know

Gents We are scheduled to play the Wolfhounds this Saturday 4/28 in Canton (200 New Boston Drive, Canton MA 02021).  Kick off is at 11:30 AM.  Let Captain Lou ( loupetruzzello10@sbcglobal.net ) or Captain Mike ( allthehales@comcast.net)know if you'll be there or not by Thursday. The Hounds D1 squad will be taking on Pittsburgh Harlequins at 1:00pm in the USAR – Round of 32.  

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Match Report against Japan

Grey 31 Japan 19 We got our first home victory against Japan on Saturday.  Thanks to the six front row players who played for Japan.  Thanks to Brendon Coffey for reffing.  We scored five tries and Jay Chabot kicked three conversions.  Japan scored two tries going downhill in the first half for a 12-5 lead.  Jeff Synider scored the first try,with Matt Leonard and Jason Smith scoring two each in the second half.  We did well when we kept the ball tight with mauls and pick and goes.  Jay Chabot did a great job fielding kicks and returning them with good field position.  Ed Carr stole three...

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A note from our Captain

   I have not heard from many people about the match Saturday with Japan.Based on  info as of Thursday am we have 17.I would expect 35.Please let me know if you  plan to attend.You can e-mail or call or text860-754-6261.

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A call to action or many hands make light work

Fellow Grey Our first home game of the 2012 spring season is upon us. Weneed help getting the field lined.  The lining ceremony commences at 5:30 pm, Thursday the 19th. Please come out and help.  It usually doesn't take longer than an hour. Thank you

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Captain Lou’s Match Report

      Grey 14 Morris 0     Grey 12 Bayonne Bombers 7    We traveled to Morris with 18 players.Thanks to all for making the effort to  travel and bring home two victories.In the Morris match we spent most of the  time in their half on the attack.Darryl Cecarrelli scored the first try after  about 8 minutes.Brendan Coffey scored the second try later in the match.Brendan  did an excellent job at Fullback all day.Bayonne was a team that came out  crashing hard with forwards and centers.We played good defense and only allowed  one score early in the match.Jay Rubino stripped...

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Hall of Fame

  I want to inform the Grey Rugby team and families that Mike Guzzio has been nominated to New Haven Old Black RFC Hall of Fame. The 2012 Class consist of Mike Guzzio, Craig Macleod- former Coach(and big part of the success off the field) who led NHRFC win the  2002 National Championships and Steve Lapham- former player and former Greenwich coach. They will be inducted at the 25th Anniversary GalaMay 5th at Loricco towers in New Haven. All former teammates and friends are invited to the “not to be missed” event. Golf on Friday 5/4 followed by a Happy Hour at AnnaLiffeys.at 6 pm. Saturday a...

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