Spotlight: Meet Gary Anderson of University of Kentucky Rugby

University of Kentucky has been working hard since it’s inception to be one of the proficient Rugby programs in the country. Lead by a dedicated staff of administrators, Kentucky has fought to be competitive in the tough Southeastern Rugby Conference East division. Here is a little background on the 2015/2016 team.

“Our Vision is to become one of the premier rugby programs in the country. To produce national championship caliber teams year in and year out.  In addition we want to create support networks and opportunities that allow our players to be the leaders of tomorrow on and off the pitch.”

Director of Rugby – Gary Anderson
Head Rugby XV’s Coach  – Tony Vince
Backs & Rugby 7s Coach – Vince Gross
Assistant Coach – Larkin Townsend

Record last year: 3-3 in the Fall  4-0 in the Spring

Number of returning players from last year:  25 of our total 40+ roster but only 9 of our starting 15

Names of returning players from last year (include position): Returning players that will see A side Minutes

Kevin Riggs (Prop)

Cody Campbell (2nd Row)

Kyle Peterson (Flanker)

Caleb Canter (Flanker)

Ryan Hord (8-man)

AJ Donigian (Scrumhalf)

CJ Leadingham (Flyhalf)

Nick Lewis (Fullback)

Sam Elliot (Wing)

Conference Schedule

September 19, 2015 – @ University of South Carolina (L 5-52)
October 4, 2015         – University of Tennessee (L 3-69)
October 10, 2015       – Ole Miss (W 49-14)
October 17, 2015       – @ University of Alabama
October 31, 2015       – @ Vanderbilt
November 7, 2015     – University of Georgia
November 14, 2015   – Southeastern Rugby Conference Playoffs
November 21, 2015   – Southeastern Rugby Conference Finals

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