WPL takes on Amazons at home


Flanker/scrumhalf/center/Renaissance woman Gussie Maguire carries it in (Photo: Colleen McCloskey)

WPL is hosting the Twin Cities Amazons in a rematch of the first game of the fall season. This week’s practices were contact-heavy, with the forwards working on lineouts and mauls with Lifetime Fury Nancy Fitz, and both sides hitting it hard in a high-intensity scrimmage.

This game will see Furies rookies Amanda Hood and Anna Wilbourn making their first WPL start and Judy “with the skills” Dickson taking her intensity and experience to the back line.

Here’s the starting lineup:

  1. Jocelyn Richards
  2. Mikey Onwochei
  3. Jen “Putty” Putnam
  4. Kat Hanson
  5. Rian Van Nordheim
  6. Schuyler Brown
  7. Patty Smith
  8. Sharifa Love-Schnur
  9. Kerry Maguire
  10. Maggie Olney
  11. Amanda Hood
  12. Gussie Maguire
  13. Erica “Muck” Makar
  14. Judy Dickson
  15. Anna Wilbourn

Kickoff: WPL vs. Amazons, 12 noon, Saturday, Oct. 8
Location: Signal Hill Park, Field #4, 9300 Signal View Drive, Manassas Park, VA

Can’t make it? Follow the game live on Twitter: @dcfuries

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