The story of the Memphis Inner City Rugby Club is, low key, one of the most warmest American sports stories that happens to also be based on rugby. It’s definitely one of the best rugby stories in America.
Memphis Inner City Rugby was formed by Devin O’Brien and Shane Young in 2012, and since then has made changes in a community that never would have been accessed in the rugby world. Many of the participants have gone on to play rugby in college or for international touring sides. The fact that ESPN, sponsored by Gatorade, has caught on to this story is extremely telling.
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