Doylestown Men Emerge Victorious in 2023 Pre-Season Bout

On Saturday, September 9, 2023, Doylestown Rugby Men’s Team hosted Wilkes-Barre Scranton Breakers for a pre-season “friendly” to kick off the 15’s season. The Dragons, fielding several new players, came out of the gate hard and fast. The first half ended with a score of 40-0. Try scorers were: Julian Bellman, Josh Sheriff, Kevin Hockings, Julio Marsiglia, John Nyongesa, and Andrew Nance. Fionn O’Toole kicked 5 conversions.

Halftime concluded with Wilkes making some adjustments and firing out fast, putting the Dragons on their heels. However, Doylestown’s resilience and grit led the way, allowing the Dragons to win their pre-season “friendly” by a score of 57-24. Try scorers in the second half were: Kevin Hockings, Andrew Nance, and Julian Bellman. Fionn O’Toole kicked 1 conversion. The Dragons are looking forward to the upcoming season and hope to see everyone out at the league opener against Phoenixville on Saturday September 16, 2023, at the Maennerchor Field, 3650 Cold Spring Creamery Road, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Anticipated kick-off is 1:00 p.m.

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