The GPS Rugby Days

I did some digging into the yearbooks when Michael was playing GPS rugby and found some team photos and some comments as well. So here’s a little flashback…

Team photo, 1993 (click to see full-size):


Team photo, 1994 (click to see full-size):


Also found some interesting comments in the various yearbooks: in 1990 he was chosen to play for the U21 team but that was derailed by the motorcycle accident. Also this quote from the 1993 yearbook:

Special mention must be made out our three forward coaches, Michael Ware, Luigi DiClemente and Tim Conroy. I could think of no better introduction to grades Rugby for colts than to hear Warey’s pre-game pep talk. His aggression, enthusiasm and drive to succeed certainly rubbed off on some of our younger players…