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Lady Cavaliers earn spot in nationals

Pleasanton team readies for High School Rugby Championships

The Pleasanton Lady Cavaliers rugby team is headed to the National High School Rugby Championships next month in Pittsburgh, Pa.

It's the second straight national invitational appearance for the Pleasanton squad, who took home the Division II title at the 2014 event, held in Massachusetts.

The Lady Cavaliers, in their fourth season of existence, are currently ranked as the No. 6 girls high school rugby team in the country, according to the Goff Rugby Report.

The 16th annual girls National High School Rugby Championships is set for May 15-17.

The Lady Cavaliers will be holding a fundraising dinner and auction at Handles Gastropub on Main Street on May 9 to help the team offset costs associated with the tournament, including entry, travel and lodging. For more information, call Janet at 667-0730.

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Posted by Bill Roskopf
a resident of Bordeaux Estates
on Apr 13, 2015 at 8:25 am

So proud of these young ladies and all they have accomplished. It's a great program with great coaches and they will represent Northern CA extremely well at Nationals.


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Posted by Oakie
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Apr 15, 2015 at 12:20 am

What school do they represent? The article doesn't say. Although it says they will be competing in a High School tournament, it doesn't list the school. Can they just be High School age, but from several schools? Just curious.


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