Gentlemen of Aspen Rugby Football Club News

  • Aug
    2

    Gents hope to put together women’s rugby team for Ruggerfest

    Saskia Meagher is ready to represent Aspen in rugby if called upon. To get that opportunity, she’s going to need a few more women to want the same. “Maybe there just aren’t as many girls who know about it,” Meagher said. “There are more girls out here that would want to do it if they… Read More

  • Jul
    23

    Gents crush Vail; Kistner living out rugby dream before college football career

    Don’t ask James Kistner what his role is for the Gentlemen of Aspen Rugby Club, because he doesn’t know. Learning a new sport means learning a new language, and the vocabulary has been a struggle to acquire for the 2017 Aspen High School graduate. “I thought it was going to be similar to football and… Read More

  • Jul
    12

    Aspen rugby to host Steamboat on Saturday, a week after winning Cowpie

    The 43rd annual Cowpie Classic rugby tournament, held last weekend in Steamboat Springs, has been extended. At least, that will be the feeling when Steamboat rugby travels to the Roaring Fork Valley to play the Gentlemen of Aspen Rugby Club at 1 p.m. Saturday. “Steamboat kind of wants to have a little bit of a… Read More

  • Jul
    8

    Gents win Cowpie

    It wasn’t that the Steamboat Springs women’s rugby team has never had success in its home tournament. The squad, for instance, placed third in the 2015 edition of the Cowpie Classic rugby tournament. The Steamboat women have never had a run quite like they did Saturday, however, as they played in the big Steamboat tourney… Read More

  • Jun
    17

    Aspen Rugby Club get forfeit win over Gunnison, moves to 2-0

    The first few months of the summer often come with a bit of a learning curve for the Gentlemen of Aspen Rugby Club. There are many pieces to the puzzle, and it’s going to take some time to figure out where they all should go. “There are a lot of boys from different countries and… Read More

  • Jun
    8

    Aspen rugby ready to get summer rolling with first match Saturday at Glenwood

    Like a bull in its pen, the Gentlemen of Aspen Rugby Club players are ready to escape the drudgery of practice to feel the rush of live action on the pitch. “There is a lot of testosterone here, so everyone is definitely itching to play,” Lungi Tshuma said. “When we do play, we’ll see where… Read More

  • Jan
    20

    Adopt-a-rugger

    The Gentlemen of Aspen Rugby Club has started an adopt-a-rugger initiative.

  • Sep
    18

    Misfits beat Gents of Aspen to win Ruggerfest crown

    The city of Aspen might have some objections, but Evergreen’s Whitey Nelson told his wife he would like to have his ashes become a permanent part of Wagner Rugby Stadium one day. “Aspen is magical to our family,” Nelson said. “We look forward to it every year. I haven’t missed a Ruggerfest in 20 years.”… Read More

  • Sep
    17

    Gents of Aspen to play Misfits for Ruggerfest title

    Rex Christensen, a 2011 Aspen High School graduate, called it a “gap in my life.” He is talking about his days as a college student at the University of Southern California, where he graduated with a degree in global economics. A former Skier quarterback and linebacker, Christensen didn’t spend a lot of time in the… Read More

  • Sep
    16

    Stage set for big Ruggerfest weekend

    With the Old Boys getting their chance to shine Thursday and Friday, the stage is now set for the main act to get underway today at the 49th annual Aspen Ruggerfest. “We’ve got a revitalized open this year. We got some top teams coming in from around the country,” said tournament co-organizer Bryan McShane. “We… Read More