Furies head south in spring season debut!

game pic

Photo: Colleen McCloskey

We’ve waited all winter for this—the Furies are hitting the road for a weekend of games! We are sending a full squad to North Carolina for the first Raleigh Rugby Invitational. The tournament will feature four teams (Raleigh Venom, Charlotte, Kent State and the Furies) and two days of 50-minute games. With 200 minutes of rugby ahead of us, veterans and rookies alike are keen to show their mettle.

Here’s the starting lineup:

  1. Jen “Putty” Putnam
  2. Leni Dworkis
  3. Jennifer “Wiggles” Konish
  4. Kat Hanson
  5. Brooke Branson
  6. Amanda Bauer
  7. Michelle Vander Ploeg
  8. Sharifa Love-Schnur
  9. Kerry Maguire
  10. Maggie Olney
  11. Anna Wilbourn
  12. Lauran Glover
  13. Gussie Maguire
  14. Judy Dickson
  15. Angela Cole

Game schedule:

Saturday, March 10
11 a.m. – Furies v. Charlotte
3 p.m. – Furies v. Raleigh Venom

Sunday, March 11
11 a.m. – Furies vs. Kent State
1 p.m. – Consolation match
2 p.m. – Championship match

Location: Poole Rd Rugby Complex, 7417 Poole Rd, Raleigh, NC 27610

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

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