Fairfield Rugby 60th Anniversary

Friday, September 22 - Sunday, September 24

Friday Evening Gala Dinner & Fundraiser

Vazzano’s Four Seasons, Stratford CT 
Attire: Business Attire
Top Shelf Open Bar

  • 6:00pm: Cocktails
  • 7:00pm: Dinner & Program 
  • 8:00-11:00pm: Socializing & Dancing 

Join us for a fun, premier fundraising event to support Fairfield University Rugby Club and to celebrate distinguished alumni and friends who have given time, talents, and treasure to rugby at Fairfield in the last 10 years! Proceeds benefit Friends of Fairfield Rugby, an independent 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the mission and standing of women’s and men’s rugby at Fairfield University.


60th Anniversary All-Star Support Team

Friends of Fairfield Rugby recognizes excellence in rugby and generosity in philanthropic support of Fairfield Rugby in the last ten years. Join us as we honor our 60th Anniversary All-Star Support Team:

Ryan Birge ‘05
Jeff Campbell ‘65
Janet Canepa ‘82
Jess Colligan ‘03
Bill Connolly ‘69*
Thomas Crowley ‘69
Bob Ehlers ‘79
Nicole Fede ‘16
Jim Fitzpatrick ‘70
Bart Franey ‘67
Chris Galvin ‘72
Chris Grauert ‘68
Colleen Grinnell ‘00
Rob King ‘80
Anif McDonald ‘16
Kate McGarvey ‘02
Dr. Mark Nemec
Mary Lou O’Connor ‘83
Tom O’Connor ‘75
Rory O’Connor ‘12
Pat O’Keefe ‘84
John O’Neill ‘71
John Paladino
Pegeen Quinn ‘95
Paul Sheehy ‘85
Dave Smith ‘00
Terrence Tangney ‘87
Jack Wallace
Kate Welzel ‘20

* Posthumously

60th Anniversary Rugger for Others Award

Fr. Michael Doody, S.J. ‘70

Friends of Fairfield Rugby, in accordance with the Jesuit mission of Fairfield University, recognizes excellence in service and generosity in being a person for others. Join us as we present our 60th Anniversary Rugger for Others Award and honor the dedicated service of Fr. Michael Doody, S.J. ‘70.

Saturday Evening Social & Celebration

Oak Room / Dogwood Rooms, Barone Campus Center, Fairfield University

7:00pm – 10:00pm
Attire: Cocktail Party Casual (Collared shirt, please)
Open Bar | Light Bites

Join us for the ultimate post-rugby social! Let’s celebrate the day’s on-field success and regale each other with legendary tales of former glory! No long program, just tall tales. Proceeds benefit Friends of Fairfield Rugby.

Registration & Sponsorships

Registration is closed.