In their second match-up of the year, the Austin Huns and Glendale Raptors face off, this time on the Huns' home turf. The last meeting saw a decisive victory for the Raptors. Since then the Huns have added a few players and honed their skills to come together as a team. Expect a fast-pace match with plenty of scoring. Both sides have players off of the USA Rugby roster that knows each other well. The key for the Huns to win is to not give up penalties or turnover the ball and for the Raptors, get the ball out quickly and break the Huns' line of defense.
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About The Austin Huns
The Huns Rugby Football Club was founded in 1972 as one of the first rugby clubs of its kind in Central Texas. Over more than 40 years, we have developed an organization and a culture that have produced winning teams, first class coaches and players, and a training and competition facility that is unmatched by any other in the region. Our club is dedicated to developing athletes for national and international rugby competition, who are also constructive and contributing members of our community. We take pride in our contributions to improve the City of Austin, our organization, and the culture of athleticism in the Unites States.
About The Glendale Raptors
The Raptors Men’s elite team has cemented its place as one of the nation’s premier rugby teams. The Raptors pride themselves in their fast, physical gameplay, which has resulted in the team bringing home multiple championships since its founding. Playing against some of the country’s top teams, The Raptors compete for the Major Rugby Championship. The team plays in Glendale’s Infinity Park.
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