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Glendale Raptors Rugby Football Club

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Raptors weather strong BYU in Provo

A tightly contested 41-39 win.

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Glendale Raptors score early and often in win over Rugby Utah

Raptors defense shines in coach William’s eyes.

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Glendale Raptors rugby culture thriving in new season

More top quality players back with the team.

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Raptors clinical in second half to best Austin Huns

A greater test than the score indicates.

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Raptors fly past NOLA

Raptors put up more than 50 again.

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This is Raptors Life

About the Elite Men.

The Raptors Men’s elite team has cemented its place as one of the nation’s premier rugby teams. The Raptors pride themselves in their fast, physical gameplay, which has resulted in the team bringing home multiple championships since its founding. Playing against some of the country’s top teams, The Raptors compete for the Major Rugby Championship. The team plays in Glendale’s Infinity Park.

Elite Men's Team Accolades
2016Pacific Rugby Premiership Icon Pacific Rugby Premiership Champions
2015Pacific Rugby Premiership Icon Pacific Rugby Premiership Champions
2014Pacific Rugby Premiership Icon Pacific Rugby Premiership Runners-Up
2011-2012USA Rugby Logo Men's Div. 1 National Runners-Up
2010-2011USA Rugby Logo Men's Div. 1 National Champions
2007-2008USA Rugby Logo Men's Div. 1 National Runners-Up

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Elite Men’s Roster

Nick Boyer
Nick Boyer
  • Position: Scrumhalf
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 205
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  • Birth place: Fresno, CA
  • College: Cal Berkeley
Logan Collins
Logan Collins
  • Position: Back Row/Lock
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 225
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  • Birth place: Redondo, CA
  • College: CSU
Connor Cook
Connor Cook
  • Position: Lock
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 210
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  • Birth place: Charlottesville, VA
  • College: Arkansas State
Dustin Croy
Dustin Croy
  • Position: Wing/Fullback
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 190
  • Age:
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  • Birth place: Belleville, IL
  • College: Metro State-Denver
Peter Dahl
Peter Dahl
  • Position: Flanker
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 220
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  • Birth place: Auckland, NZL
  • College: Otago
Shaun Davies
Shaun Davies
  • Position: Scrumhalf
  • Height: 5-8
  • Weight: 180
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  • Birth place: Durban, RSA
  • College: BYU, Life
Maximo de Achaval
Maximo de Achaval
  • Position: Fullback
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 193
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  • Birth place: Amarillo, TX
  • College: CU-Boulder
James DelBozque
James DelBozque
  • Position: Hooker/Prop
  • Height: 5-9
  • Weight: 225
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  • Birth place: Denver, CO
  • College: AIC & Metro State
Zach Fenoglio
Zach Fenoglio
  • Position: Hooker
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 240
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  • Birth place: Denver, CO
  • College: Loyola Marymount
Marshall Godfrey
Marshall Godfrey
  • Position: Hooker
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 230
  • Age:
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  • Birth place: Sacramento, CA
Seth Halliman
Seth Halliman
  • Position: Wing
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 195
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  • Birth place: CO. Springs, CO
David Hardy
David Hardy
  • Position: Second Row/Lock
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 240
  • Age:
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  • Birth place: Aurora, CO
  • College: Univ. of Northern CO
Chris Hathaway
Chris Hathaway
  • Position: Front Row
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 235
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  • Birth place: Detroit, MI
  • College: Davenport Univ.
Travis Haugen
Travis Haugen
  • Position: Flanker
  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 195
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  • Birth place: San Luis Obispo, CA
  • College: Sacramento State
Kyle Hitt
Kyle Hitt
  • Position: Center/Wing
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 225
  • Age:
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  • Birth place: Northglenn, CO
  • College: Univ. of Northern CO
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Will Holder
Thomas Jankowski
Thomas Jankowski
  • Position: Back Row
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 225
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  • Birth place: St. Albans, UK
  • College: Univ. of Bedfordshire
Nick Johnson
Nick Johnson
  • Position: Wing
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 200
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  • Birth place: Denver, CO
  • College: Santa Clara
Westley LaBorde
Westley LaBorde
  • Position: Scrumhalf
  • Height: 5-8
  • Weight: 175
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  • Birth place: Covington, LA
  • College: LSU
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Ben Landry
Chad London
Chad London
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 220
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  • Birth place: Johannesburg, RSA
  • College: Palmer College
Will Magie
Will Magie
  • Position: Flyhalf
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 190
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  • Birth place: London, UK
  • College: Univ. of Leeds
Ata Malifa
Ata Malifa
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 200
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  • Birth place: American Samoa
  • College: MAGS
Gus O'Grady
Gus O'Grady
  • Position: Flanker
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 220
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  • Birth place: New York City
  • College: Beacon Academy
Justin Pauga
Justin Pauga
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 230
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  • Birth place: Lakewood, CO
  • College: CSU
Zac Pauga
Zac Pauga
  • Position: Loose Forward
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 250
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  • Birth place: Lakewood, CO
  • College: CSU
Armandt Peens
Armandt Peens
  • Position: Flyhalf
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 205
  • Age:
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  • Birth place: Benoni, RSA
  • College: Varsity College
John Quill
John Quill
  • Position: Flanker
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 230
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  • Birth place: Cork, IRL
  • College: CIT Cork
Casey Rock
Casey Rock
  • Position: Lock
  • Height: 6-9
  • Weight: 265
  • Age:
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  • Birth place: Denver, CO
  • College: Metro State Denver
Blake Rogers
Blake Rogers
  • Position: Prop
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 265
  • Age:
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  • Birth place: Calusa, CA
  • College: CU Boulder
John Ryberg
John Ryberg
  • Position: Center/Wing
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 230
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  • Birth place: Houston, TX
  • College: Univ. of Iowa
Max Statler
Max Statler
  • Position: Wing
  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 180
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  • Birth place: Kansas City, MO
  • College: Mesa State
James Stewart
James Stewart
  • Position: Prop
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 240
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  • Birth place: Brisbane, AUS
  • College: Coll. of Tourism & Hosp.
Ben Tarr
Ben Tarr
  • Position: Prop
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 240
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  • Birth place: Gold Coast, AUS
  • College: Univ. of Queensland
Mose Timoteo
Mose Timoteo
  • Position: Scrumhalf
  • Height: 5-8
  • Weight: 180
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  • Birth place: America Samoa
  • College: American Samoa CC
Giorgi Tsverava
Giorgi Tsverava
  • Position: Prop
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 260
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  • Birth place: Tbilisi, GEO
  • College: SEU Univ.
Devin Vaughter
Devin Vaughter
  • Position: Loose Forward
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 230
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  • Birth place: Durham, NC
  • College: Mid. TN State Univ.
Brian Wanless
Brian Wanless
  • Position: Flanker
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 235
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  • Birth place: Highlands Ranch, CO
  • College: CU-Boulder
Dave Williams

Dave Williams

Men's Head Coach

Bio
Prior to being named head coach, Dave had been a part of the Glendale Raptors organization as Strength, Skills and Conditioning Coach since 2011. A native of England, Dave has also played on the USA Eagles 7s and 15s teams, as well as acted as Strength and Conditioning Coach for the USA Men’s National Team and most recently, as Assistant Coach of the PRO Rugby Denver Stampede team.
Kieran (Ted) Browner

Kieran (Ted) Browner

Men's Assistant Coach

Bio
Kieran “Ted” Browner, an orthopedic nurse at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, was born in Nuneaton, England to Irish parents. He played hooker on four continents and came to the U.S. in 1999 to play for Defiance RFC in Glenwood Springs, Colo. Browner started as a player and coach in Glendale, but retired from playing in 2006. Browner loves introducing the game into new players’ lives and feels that it’s imperative to pass on the ethos of good sportsmanship, on and off the field, to a new generation of athletes.
Mark Bullock

Mark Bullock

Director of Rugby

Bio
Mark originally played football for the University of Montana, followed by playing rugby for Davis City and Seattle Rugby clubs. Mark holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from Stanford University. Following his playing career, Mark transitioned to coaching high school football and basketball starting in 1974, followed by rugby beginning in 1986. During his coaching career, Mark coached several high school football and rugby teams, including seven championship-winning teams. Mark’s national coaching career found him in several roles for the USA U19 teams including formation, management and several coaching positions including Head Coach from 1998-2002. During his tenure as a USA U19 coach, Mark’s 1998 and 2001 teams played in the rugby World Cup as well. Mark has coached several players who went on to either win a Super Bowl Championship or competed in the Rugby World Cup, the number three most watched sporting event in the world. Mark started the Glendale Raptors Rugby Football Club starting in 2005 and was responsible for the development and plans for the present Infinity Park. As Director of Rugby for the City of Glendale, Mark oversees multiple men’s and women’s teams including the 2015 Mens Elite Pacific Rugby Premiership Champions as well as the Raptors 2014 and 2015 Women’s Premier League National Champions. Mark will oversee the new Glendale Youth Rugby Academy which is scheduled to launch in April, 2016 to include youth programs (K-12), High School Boys High Performance program which are held locally as well as nationally, various clinics and camps hosted at Infinity Park, and in local elementary and middle schools. Mark has acted as a key figure in the development of the nationally recognized rugby programs in Glendale, including coordination of the Raptors in the Community volunteer program.
Jackson Thom

Jackson Thom

Senior Coordinator

Bio
Jackson has been playing and coaching with the Glendale Raptors since playing with the first-ever Raptors high school boys team in 2007. Since, 2010 he has coached at nearly every age level from ages 9 through 19. In 2016, he transitioned to serve as an assistant coach for the Men’s Division II and III teams, before becoming Head Coach of the Division III team in 2017. Alongside his coaching duties, he now serves the program as its Senior Coordinator and works with Professional Rugby Agency in Brand Strategy and Communications, outside of Glendale. He’s also currently studying Organizational Communications at Metropolitan State University of Denver and a partner for the Feed the Bear Youth Performance Tournament in Greeley, Northern Colorado. When it comes to rugby, he’s all in.

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