Rugby 101: Scoring a try    

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With another season of Major League Rugby underway in New Orleans, Crescent City Sports and Hooters are proud to partner in presenting a video series called Rugby 101.

In the second of this series explaining the basics of rugby, NOLA Gold Rugby general manager Ryan Fitzgerald explains the unique features of a “try” — rugby’s equivalent to a touchdown in football.

Be sure to visit Crescent City Sports or our social media channels each week for a new episode.

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Lenny Vangilder


Lenny was involved in college athletics starting in the early 1980s, when he began working Tulane University sporting events while still attending Archbishop Rummel High School. He continued that relationship as a student at Loyola University, where he graduated in 1987. For the next 11 years, Vangilder worked in the sports information offices at Southwestern Louisiana (now UL-Lafayette) and Tulane;…

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