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Rugby Fest 2019, October 19th

WOMEN’S TEAM 25TH ANNIVERSARY & GRAUERT FIELD 50TH BIRTHDAY
Agenda as of September 12, 2019
Special Networking Event: Friday, October 18th from 6-8PM at Alumni House for FURC players, family, and alumni to support career choices after graduation. To participate contact Tom “Oakie” O’Connor at toconnor1@fairfield.edu
Lt. Hans Grauert Memorial Field and the Barone Campus Center
Saturday, October 19th, 2019
10:00 - City of Bridgeport Rugby Alliance (COBRA) Youth Rugby
11:00 - Fairfield Lady Yankees vs Fairfield Women Ruggers & Alumnae*
11:30 - FOFR Merchandise Tent and Complimentary Food & Beverage Service Opens
12:00 - Fairfield Red Rugger Alumni vs Fairfield Yankees*
Featuring University President Mark Nemec at #10 for the Alumni

1:00 - Welcome Announcements and Presentations
Salute to recently retired Director of recreation John "JPal" Paladino
Applaud the DII #9 Nationally Ranked Women's 2018 Rugby Team
FOFR Honoree: the Grauert Family on the 50th anniversary of their donation of the rugby pitch


1:25 Blessing – Fr. Michael Doody, S.J.
followed by Bagpiper leading teams to the center of the pitch for our National Anthem
1:30 Fairfield Red Rugger First XV vs Fordham University Rugby Club
3:00 Fairfield Red Rugger Second XV vs Fordham University Rugby Club
6:00 Women’s 25th Anniversary Cocktail Party – Barone Campus Center **
7:00-8:00 Welcome Remarks and then a blessing from Father Michael Doody, S.J.
University President Mark R. Nemec, PhD
FOFR President Bart Franey ’67, and Kathryn McGarvey ‘02 
2019 Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony
9:00 Adjourn

*Contact Bob Ehlers ’79 to play rugby; robert.ehlers@lodestar-llc.com or 203-216-6935

**TICKETS REQUIRED FOR THE COCKTAIL PARTY
Standard ticket pricing increased October 8th. Register now.

SATURDAY, the 19th, or SUNDAY, the 20th
Possible FAIRFIELD WOMEN’S RUGBY TRI-STATE CONFERENCE  PLAYOFF MATCH