Events



RUGBY FEST HOMECOMING AGENDA

October 21, 2017 Lt. Hans Grauert Field, Fairfield University

9:00   Co-Ed Touch Rugby    

9:30    Fairfield Women Ruggers, Alumnae and FLY (Fairfield Lady Yankees)

11:00   Fairfield Red Rugger Alumni vs CT Grey RFC Featuring Dr. Mark Nemec,

  our newly inaugurated rugby playing 9th University President who will join the match               in progress

12:30   Presentations and Announcements

  • Welcome for President Nemec and his family; brief remarks from Dr. Nemec
  • Recognition of retiring Athletic Director Gene Doris as a friend to the FURFC
  • Memorial gift from the Grauert Family honoring the 50th anniversary of the death of Lt. Hans Grauert, namesake of our rugby pitch
  • FURFC Display in the DiMenna-Nyselius Library
  • Annual FOFR donation in support of the men’s & women’s teams and to the Ciacci-Pascale Rugby Scholarship Fund

12:55   Blessing by Fr. Michael Doody, S.J. followed by our National Anthem

1:00     Fairfield Red Ruggers vs. Fordham University RFC First XV

2:30     Fairfield Red Ruggers vs. Fordham University RFC Second XV

4:30     No host post-match social at the Sea Grape (the old Nautilus) featuring songs, tall tales              and whatever

FREE FOOD, WATER, & SODAS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM  12PM - 330PM

Rugby Fest 2017 will be by far the biggest and best ever!  This year, we are putting together very solid Fairfield alumni teams to combat the Grey and FLY. Don’t miss out, RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW!  Contact anyone listed below and tell us if you’re looking for full contact, touch or both. Include your graduating year and preferred position.

Bob Ehlers ’79, Chair                                  robert.ehlers@codyehlers.com

Rory O’Connor ‘12                                    rpoconnor89@gmail.com>

Johnny Rosito ‘13                                       john.rosito@gmail.com>

Colleen Paull Grinnell ‘00                        Colleen.Grinnell@usmint.treas.gov>

Jennifer Cuellar ‘15                                    jenmcuellar@gmail.com>


Nicole Fede ‘16                                            nicole.a.fede@gmail.com