CT Grey News

CONNECTICUT GREY 35TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

I know, I know....but it needs to be done...because as usual, you cavones never respond to anything until the last possible minute and it is driving the Little Bastard, completely out of his mind.... So here is the full and complete story for the CT GREY RFC 35th Anniversary Weekend. PAY ATTENTION ! GOLF OUTING Captain Bill Bishop has organized a golf outing for the Club on FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 at the BLACKLEDGE CC in Hebron CT. This may sound familiar... it having been the scene of the notorious Brown Bag Open, an event characterized by an exceptional number of crimes and misdemeanors,...

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GREY VS MYSTIC 9-20-14 MATCH DETAILS PAY ATTENTION YOU CHOOCHES! 11:00 AM KICK OFF

Our next game is scheduled for this Saturday SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 against the MYSTICs at 11:00AM SHARP! The pitch is located at Pine Banks Park in Malden, MA. The Park is on the town line of Melrose and Malden MA....this is north of Boston...you remember Boston don't you...If you put 52 Sylvan Street Melrose, MA into you GPS it will bring you to a house directly across the street from the entrance of the Park. The pitch is well into the Park and is not visible from the street. This is a turf field so bring your plastic cleats. BE AT THE PITCH BY 10:00AM. The game has to go off at 11:00AM as there...

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WAKE UP! MORE GREY NEWS! I’M IN VEGAS AND YOU’RE NOT!

At the repeated request of our Fearless Leader I remind you once again to PLEASE make your reservations for a room at the Four Points Sheraton ASAP as rooms are going fast. Please see link below. Four Points by Sheraton Meriden 275 Research Parkway, Meriden, Connecticut 06450, United States GREAT RATES, GREAT HOTELS. FOURPOINTS.COM. Please use this link to make reservations The 35th Gala stands to be an excellent party...Actually, all our parties are excellent, unlike those of the Boston Old Boys...you're lucky to get a can of PBR and a chip at one of their parties....one the rare occasions...

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GREY WIN BIG IN SEASON OPENER…ACCORDING TO CHAPPIE FROM MORRIS…BOSTON OB REMAIN UNDEFEATED…THEY DIDN’T PLAY

I have no idea what the score was but our old friend Chappie from Morris indicates the we beat them A LOT to NOT SO MUCH. Also there was an excellent turnout....By the Grey...Great job fellows Next game is on Saturday SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 at HOME 1:00 PM...a much more civilized start time than this past week. ...Against All Japan. Please let the Captains know of your availability immediately...For you backs, that means now. El Jeffe, Kevin McNamara....Or the Little Bastard has been pestering me about reminding you about the 35th Anniversary Match and Banquet on September 27, 2014. Here are the details: The...

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GREY SEASON OPENS AT MORRIS RFC…BOSTON OLD BOYS HAVE NO GAME!

The CONNECTICUT GREY RFC  season opener is THIS WEEKEND... SEPTEMBER 6, 2014  at Morris RFC! The game is schedule for 10:00AM! Yes, that is correct...10:00AM!... Nope...that's not a typo...For you backs this is in the morning. The game will be at the St. Clare Pocono Road pitch...located at 18 Pocono Road, Denville, New Jersey. Directions can be found at www.morrisrugby.org/directions/stclares-pocono-rd-field.  This pitch is the home of the tallest goals posts in the US and they are quite a sight to see. Bring a variety of cleats for the match as the pitch can be a hard packed concrete like...

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GREY NEWS: DRINK BEER FOR CHARITY! AND OTHER NEWS!

DRINK BEER AND SUPPORT YOUTH RUGBY AND OTHER STUFF Our own Mike Meyer...he of Northeast Financial Mortgage fame and numerous other interesting adventures has sponsored the charitable event below...How can you go wrong?.... Well, actually, the possibilities are endless given that Bubba and Meyer are in charge but give it a a try! See you at Keagan's Irish Pub on THURSDAY AUGUST 27,2014 from 5-7. Even the Boston RFC Old Boys are invited....not that they'd show up.   GREY 35TH GOLF OUTING & BROWN BAG OPEN REDEUX As part of the CT Grey anniversary weekend, we will be having...

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MORE GREY NEWS! DRINK BEER FOR CHARITY

Our own Mike Meyer...he of Northeast Financial Mortgage fame and numerous other interesting adventures has sponsored the charitable event below... How can you go wrong.... Well, actually, the possibilities are endless given that Bubba and Meyer are in charge but give it a a try! Even the Boston RFC Old Boys are invited....not that they'd show up.

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GREY NEWS! PAY ATTENTION! BOSTON OLD BOYS RFC STILL NOWHERE TO BE FOUND!

BATTLE OF BERLIN CANCELLED The annual fundraiser originally scheduled for August 21, 2014 has been CANCELLED. The organizers had some difficulties and will re-group for next year. This means there will be NO GAME tomorrow in Berlin. FALL SCHEDULE The Fall schedule has been posted with our first match on September 6, 2014 at Morris...KO at 11:00 AM. Please notify the captains of your availability. 35TH ANNIVERSARY GOLF OUTING The Grey will be hosting a golf outing on Friday September 26th at Blackledge CC in Hebron as part of the anniversary weekend. Please reserve your spot now by emailing...

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CT GREY FALL 2014 SCHEDULE….BOSTON RFC NOT ON IT!

Burt Hale has come up with another excellent schedule for the Fall of 2014... And has left 2 dates open! Of course one of them is in November on a weekend that we have never played on... but it is still an open date. CT GREY FALL 2014   Sept    6        Away vs. Morris.   1100 AM KO Sept  13        Home vs. All Japan,  Mountain Mist   Sept  20         Away vs. Mystic River,  Pine banks Park  1130 KO Sept  27         Home  vs. Worcester,  35th Anniversary Match Oct    4           Away vs. Saratoga OB, (Saratoga Family...

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GREY NEWS: SARANAC REPORT….NO WORD IF BOSTON RFC MADE AN APPEARANCE….AND OTHER IMPORTANT STUFF

SARANAC REPORT Captain Bill Bishop finally recovered enough from his adventures in the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks to send me his report... I was not present so much of this may be true but I have had no independent corroboration. It was a successful weekend at the 41st Can Am all around for the CT Grey. Being able to field three team in three different divisions was an impressive showing and demonstrated that the CT Grey are solid and well organized. There were a number of guest players and several mentioned they were honored to play for the Grey. Thanks to Burt for managing the sidelines...

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