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LA Nukes Beat UWC Montezuma In Rugby Rumble

on April 20, 2017 - 8:50pm

Nukes' Levi Guarello and Jake Mairson lift Joey Sorenson for a lineout. Photo by John McHale/

From left, Ryan McNeil, Stefan Brenner and Jake Mairson. Photo by John McHale/


The Nukes Rugby Club from Los Alamos and the United World College (UWC) Montezumas squared off last Friday evening at Sullivan Field for some rugby rumble. 

UWC has students from at least 65 countries, ages 16-19. There team had players from at least eight countries, which made for a very interesting roster.   

The match was very completive and when time ran out, The Nukes out scored the Montezumas 36-27.

Joey Sorenson evading tacklers as he tries to turn the corner. Photo by John McHale/

Preston Brown dashes away from Montezuma. Photo by John McHale/

Preston Brown waiting for the ball to come out of the scrum. Photo by John McHale/