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02/24/23 — Host Site Selected Cottage Grove, WI
The Wisconsin Rugby Sports Complex is one of the Midwest’s premier rugby venues featuring 2 high quality grass pitches and a world class clubhouse with 4 locker rooms, event space and functional bar and kitchen.
Hamilton Rosters Released
05/12/23 — Hamilton has released the traveling roster that will compete for a national title. Thirty-two players will be heading to Cottage Grove to help
|Traveling Roster||Traveling Injured Players|
Strelow, Grace (C)
|Desai, Maya (c)|
Rank, Rachel (c)
2023 Nationals Squad
Chargers Qualify as D1, Ranked 3rd
05/16/22 — Following the conclusion of spring 15s seasons throughout the nation, the National High School Rugby committee determined that Hamilton rugby is one of the premier teams at the tournament and will participate in the division one bracket. They will join Catholic Memorial and Divine Savior Holy Angels as three Wisconsin teams that will be represented in the top bracket featuring nine teams. During the regular season last fall, Hamilton defeated CMH 53-7 and narrowly lost to DSHA in the state finals, 36-26. Hamilton’s 26-points was the most points scored by a single-school team against DSHA in the 2022 calendar year. Hamilton was the only team from Wisconsin to score a try against DSHA in the 2022 15s season. Hamilton will be looking to prevent DSHA from winning their third-straight national championship.
First Game Scheduled: Columbia Central (TN)
05/17/22 — Hamilton will open the tournament against Columbia Central (TN) on Saturday (5/20) at 10:15am. Columbia Central was the team the Chargers defated (24-14) in the 6th place game at the 2022 National Tournament in Ohio. The game will be played in two 22.5 minute halves on the West Pitch. The Chargers will play again at 2:30pm against either Rocky Mountain (ID) or Orchard Park (NY). If Hamilton wins both games, they will play in the national championship on Sunday at 12:30pm. Losing either game will put them in a different bracket to play for seeds 3-8. Check out Hamilton’s performance last season in the 6th place game against Columbia by clicking here and skipping to the 1:28:00 mark.
JV Game Scheduled: City Honors (NY)
05/17/22 — Coach Amanda “Snooki” Huber and at least seven Hamilton players will join other players and coaches from Wisconsin to play a JV side from City Honors RFC, a team out of Buffalo, New York. The game will be held Sunday at 8:30a on the West Field.
Pre-trip bonding at Sussex Bowl
Kaylee with the first knock on of the weekend!
Rachel out here punishing the gutters.
The ladies get their scavenger hunt list for the weekend.
Bowling Night Champs!
(from left to right) Eli, Grace B., Scarlet, Caitlyn, Claire won with a team average of 94!
Two-Time U.S. Olympian Ilona Maher sent Hamilton some words of encouragement heading into the big weekend!
Getting Ready to head out!
Arriving at Cottage Grove for a team practice.
What Era of Hamilton Rugby Was the Best?
Interview with Captains at Practice
Interview with Coaches at Practice
Checking in with the tournament.
Heading back to the hotel.
Getting sorted at the hotel.
Alumni putting together the jerseys for the jersey ceremony.
Dinner by Olive Garden!
Captains presented each player with the jersey featuring the number they will wear on Saturday.
National anthem performed for the opening of the talent show by Luci as Ronald Reagan.
The Talent Show
Team picture in the hotel after getting pranked by the coaches.
10:30 Curfew. Room Checks!
Just waking up!
Final team meeting before heading out!
Arrived and setting up camp!
Alumni here to support.
Game Time 10:15 (West Field) vs. Columbia Central