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Make Your Plans Now for the Houston Rugby Hall of Fame Weekend

San Diego, CA (April 2, 2018) - If you haven't already done so, book your flight now for Houston for the June 15-17 weekend. It is crammed full of rugby fun from Friday morning thru Saturday night with memories sure to last a lifetime, or at least until the Sevens Rugby World Cup in July in San Francisco.

Start Your Weekend Off at the 10th Annual
Houston Lost Afternoon Luncheon

Houston LAL

The fun starts on Friday at the 10th annual Lost Afternoon Luncheon. The key note speaker will be none other than Scotland and British and Irish Lions great, Gavin Hastings. Proceeds benefit the Houston Youth Rugby Association. Tickets can be purchased at www.lostafternoon.org.

Join in Honoring the Class of 2018 at the
U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

On Friday evening, June 15, join rugby enthusiasts from throughout the country at the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner. Meet up with old friends, hear rugby tales from the past and most importantly, help honor the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Class of 2018: Dr. John Chase, Reldon "Bing" Dawson, Don Haider, Gary Lambert, Mike Saunders, Denis Shanagher Sr. and Alexandra "Alex" Williams.

Tee It High and Let It Fly at the 1st Ever U.S. Rugby
Hall of Fame Charity Golf Tournament

Keep the fun going on Saturday morning by teeing it up the first-ever U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Charity Golf Tournament. Co-partnered by the U.S. Rugby Foundation and Houston Youth Rugby Association, this fun-filled event is sure to get your test match day started out on the right foot.

Cap Off Your Weekend by Watching
Your U.S. Eagles Take on Scotland

To finish off your 48-hour thrill ride, join thousands of other U.S. Eagles fans as their team hosts Scotland at Houston's BBVA Stadium. The 15th world-ranked Eagles are coming off a successful defense of their America's Rugby Championship title where they went 5-0. Scotland just ended their 2018 Six Nations with a 3-2 record and are currently ranked 5th in the World.

It promises to be a must weekend for any true rugby fan. You can honor the past at the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner; cheer on the present as the Eagles take on Scotland; hear some tales from one of the world's all-time best players at the Lost Afternoon Luncheon; and, to get a little physical exercise, play in the first-ever U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Charity Golf Tournament.

More information on all of these events will be sent out in the coming weeks. But why wait? Grab some teammates, make your plans and sign up now!

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call U.S. Rugby Foundation president Brian Vizard at 619-233-0765 or email him at bvizard@usrugbyfoundation.com.