Maurice Smith All-Stars named

McRoberts Strikers win bronze at the B.C.s

The Richmond Rugby Football Club has announced its fourth annual Maurice Smith All-Stars.

Maurice Smith was one of the founding members of the RRFC.

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Although he passed away in 2009, his legacy lives on in the determination, athleticism and perseverance of the athletes listed below.

This year’s recipients include:

Girls All-Stars:

Zandalee Uyeyama, McMath Wildcats (Grade 10), Aileen Yadokoro, McMath Wildcats (Grade 11), Carey Ogryzlo, McMath Wildcats (Grade 12), Kantawan Charenphophib, McMath Wildcats (Grade 11), Katherine Doyle, McMath Wildcats (Grade 11), Maya Bird, McMath Wildcats (Grade 10), Christy Lee, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 12), Mikaela Cadorette, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 9), Tatum Friegang, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 10), Thalia Puac, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 10), Amber Lalonde, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 8) and Moe Yang, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 9).

Boys All-Stars:

John Tseng, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 12), Nolan Howell, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 12), Spencer Walker, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 12), Dustin Sidhu, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 12), Justin Turner-Pearce, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 12), Nathan Thorsen, McNair Marlins (Grade 11), Connor Kluthe-Tasaka, McNair Marlins (Grade 11), RJ Sobiano, McNair Marlins (Grade 12), Lucky Joncas, McNair Marlins (Grade 11), Devon Vo, McNair Marlins (Grade 12), Rhys Daniels, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 10), Michael Rankin, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 10), Perrin Leung, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 10), Noah Kamamura, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 10) and Darren Pun, McRoberts Strikers (Grade 10)

The RRFC would also like to congratulate the McRoberts Strikers Senior Boys, who won bronze at the BCSSRU AA Provincials this June. The Strikers were also the recipients of the Richard ‘Dickie’ Evans Challenge Cup, given to the champions of the city. Evans was actively involved in refereeing and administering rugby in the city of Richmond at a variety of levels, and was a fixture at local games until his passing away in New Zealand in 2011.

The Girl’s Challenge Cup was shared by McMath and McRoberts after a 5-5 tie in April.

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