Friday, March 28, 2008

New Orleans Rugby!

New Orleans Rugby: Seven and O, with One to Go!

A showdown is shaping up in Gretna!

The New Orleans Rugby club, a men's amateur travel team representing
the Crescent City, faces league rival Memphis at home on March 29 for
the final game of the season.

The New Orleans team is currently 7-0, having prevailed over all other
teams in its league so far this season.

A win for New Orleans this Saturday will give the home team an
undefeated 8-0 regular season and the title of Deep South division

A win will also clinch a home field venue for the New Orleans team in
the first round of the national championship playoffs, which begin in

The home team beat Memphis once on the road this season during a very
close and hard-fought game, which ended 12-10. It was the first victory
for New Orleans over Memphis in three seasons competing in the same
league. This Saturday's game is shaping up to be a climactic season
finale between two very well-matched teams with high stakes for each.

What: New Orleans Rugby, the season finale for a thus-far undefeated
local team vying for its division championship

When: Saturday, March 29, noon kick-off (games last approximately 90
minutes and are held rain or shine)

Where: Gretna City Park, 1130 Gretna Blvd. Gretna, La.

Cost: free

Come out and support!

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