GR 4-0, Eyes on First Place

Monday, September 29, 2014

The Grand Rapids Gazelles RFC defeated Michigan RFC Saturday in a blow out 106-5. Many players scored on the day with Fullback Zebb Dewes-Taylor starting it off in the 2nd minute. In the first half alone, he accounted for three tries and eight conversions for a total of 31 points. Other players to score included Flyhalf Chuck Berklich (2 tries, 10 points), Winger Dave Meyers (2 tries, 10 points), Outside Center Shane Landrith, Open Side Flanker Obi Ezeh, Winger Victor Baez, Fullback Joey Sok, Hooker Alek MAres, Winger Jeremy Lecuru, Porp Shawn Gent, and Lock Andrew Knysnberg each had one try for 5 points. Jeff Grooms also added two conversions along with Matt Brechting with three conversions, including one impressive kick from the sideline.

The Gazelles look to keep their perfect season going against last years Midwest Champion Tri-City Barbarians. 1pm this Saturday, October 4 at Highland Park on College Ave NE. Everyone should attend what should be a high intensity battle for first place!

See you there.


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New Partnership Announced

Who would think a rugby club and a sports medicine facility would go together. It couldn’t be a better match. The Grand Rapids Gazelles Rugby Football Club is proud to announce their new partnership with OAM Metro Sports Medicine. The latest merger between the Orthopedic Associates of Michigan and Metro Health Sports Medicine has decided to get behind the newest Olympic sport of rugby. They created Grand Rapids top team of physicians, surgeons, physical therapists and athletic trainers. Have a creaky knee? Want to improve your golf swing? Both are prime reasons to visit the wonderful people of OAM Metro. With this latest partnership, it will be fall upon them to keep the “Orange Crush” of the Gazelles in top crushing shape. No time to ride the bench with an ankle injury on the way to a National Championship. My favorite part, they also do massage. Schedule one now at or call (616) 252-7778

Read the partnership press release at OAM Metro website





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