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Connecticut Wildcats
Image:Wildcats.jpg
Full name Connecticut Wildcats Rugby League Football Club
Emblem Wildcat
Colours Orange, black and white
Founded 2003
Sport Rugby league
League American National Rugby League
Ground Andrews Field
Official website www.wildcatsrugby.com

The Connecticut Wildcats is an American semi-professional rugby league football team based in Norwalk, Connecticut. The team competies in the American National Rugby League (AMNRL). Binomial name (Schreber, 1777) The Bobcat (Lynx rufus) is a North American mammal of the cat family, Felidae. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wally Lewis passing the ball in Rugby League State of Origin. ... The American National Rugby League (sometimes referred to as the AMNRL) is the major rugby league tournament for semi-professional clubs in the United States; currently there are eleven teams predominantly based on the north-east coast competing annually in this competition. ... A semi-professional athlete is one who is paid money to play and thus is not an amateur, but for whom sport is not a full-time occupation, generally because the level of pay is too low to make a reasonable living based solely upon that source, thus making the... Rugby league is a team sport played by two teams of 17 players, with 13 on the field at any one time and 4 on the bench (reserves). ... Motto: The Right Place, The Right Time Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Western Region Incorporated 1651 Consolidated 1913 Government type Mayor-council Mayor Dick Moccia Area    - City 36. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Largest metro area Hartford Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[2] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ... The American National Rugby League (sometimes referred to as the AMNRL) is the major rugby league tournament for semi-professional clubs in the United States; currently there are eleven teams predominantly based on the north-east coast competing annually in this competition. ...

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History

Founded in 2003, the Connecticut club won the AMNRL Championship in the inaugural season and have continued to be one of the most competitive in the League. The Wildcats have played in every Grand Final since entering the League. Each year they have played the Glen Mills Bulls, winning in 2003 and 2006. In 2006 they were coached by former National Rugby League (NRL) player Nathan Hollingsworth. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Glen Mills Bulls are a rugby league team from Pennsylvania in the United States. ... The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. ...


The Connecticut Wildcats are heavily linked to the Australian NRL team, Wests Tigers and it's two merger/feeder clubs Western Suburbs Magpies and Balmain Tigers. The NRL is the top rugby league competition in Australasia. The Magpies and Tigers are part of the second tier rugby league competition in Australia, the NSWRL Premier League]]. NRL may refer to: National Rugby League Namespace Routing Language National Rookie League Numaligarh Refinery Limited US Naval Research Laboratory North Ronaldsay Airport, the IATA airport code Category: ... The Wests Tigers are an Australian professional rugby league football club in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australasia. ... The Western Suburbs Magpies are a rugby league club in Sydney, Australia. ... The Balmain Tigers (also known as the Sydney Tigers from 1994-98) were one of the founding clubs of the New South Wales Rugby League premiership and one of the most successful in the history of that competition with eleven premierships. ... Australasia Australasia is a term variably used to describe a region of Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, and neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean. ... Genera Pica Urocissa Cyanopica Cissa The magpies are medium to large, often colorful and noisy passerine birds in the crow family, Corvidae. ... Binomial name Panthera tigris (Linnaeus, 1758) Tigers (Panthera tigris) are mammals of the Felidae family, one of four big cats that belong to the Panthera genus. ...


Records

  • 2006 and 2003 AMNRL Premiers
  • Unbeaten through entire AMNRL season 2006
  • Mothers' Day Sevens winners

The 2006 American National Rugby League season was the ninth annual American National Rugby League season, and the 26th since the first season of semi-professional rugby league began in North America. ...

Players

Player Position
Isidoro Albino Prop
Mark Brandon Forward
Will Brazier Hooker/Prop
Danny Bull Center/Lock
Luke Collins Fullback/Five-Eighth
Alfredo Montana Winger
Gareth Gibbs Winger/Fullback
Nick Priscott Hooker/Halfback
Christian Rahui Prop/Second Row
Charles Shelley Winger/Center
Andrew Webster Five-Eighth/Lock
Robert Zimba Forward

This is the squad as of the 2007 season.


See also

The American National Rugby League (sometimes referred to as the AMNRL) is the major rugby league tournament for semi-professional clubs in the United States; currently there are eleven teams predominantly based on the north-east coast competing annually in this competition. ...

External links

  • Google-Video
  • weststigers.com
  • nrl.com
 v  d  e American National Rugby League, 2007

Aston DSC Bulls | Bucks County Sharks | Connecticut Wildcats | Fairfax Eagles | Jacksonville Axemen
New Haven Warriors | New York Knights | Northern Raiders | Philadelphia Fight | Washington D.C. Slayers The American National Rugby League (sometimes referred to as the AMNRL) is the major rugby league tournament for semi-professional clubs in the United States; currently there are eleven teams predominantly based on the north-east coast competing annually in this competition. ... The 2007 American National Rugby League season is the tenth annual American National Rugby League season of semi-professional rugby league in North America. ... The Aston Delco Sports Club Bulls is a rugby league team based in Aston Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania in the United States. ... The Bucks County Sharks (also known as simply The Sharks) are a semi-professional rugby league club located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in the United States. ... The Fairfax Eagles (also known as simply The Eagles) are an amateur rugby league club located in Fairfax, Virginia in the United States. ... Introduction The Jacksonville Axemen are a Rugby league team in Jacksonville, Florida USA. They entered the AMNRL Competition in 2006. ... The New Haven Warriors is an American semi-professional rugby league team based in New Haven, Connecticut, competing in the American National Rugby League (AMNRL). ... New York Knights (established 2002) are a rugby league team based in New York City. ... The Northern Raiders are a rugby league team from New York in the United States. ... The Philadelphia Fight are a rugby league team from Philadelphia in the United States. ... The Washington D.C. Slayers are a rugby league team from the capital city of the United States, Washington, D.C.. They were founded in 2003. ...

Past AMNRL clubs

Boston Braves | Delaware Valley Mantarays | Glen Mills Bulls The American National Rugby League (sometimes referred to as the AMNRL) is the major rugby league tournament for semi-professional clubs in the United States; currently there are eleven teams predominantly based on the north-east coast competing annually in this competition. ... The Boston Braves (also known as simply the Braves) were a semi-professional rugby league club located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. ... The Delaware Valley Mantarays are a rugby league team from Delaware in the United States. ... The Glen Mills Bulls are a rugby league team from Pennsylvania in the United States. ...

 v  d  e AMNRL seasons

1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 The American National Rugby League (sometimes referred to as the AMNRL) is the major rugby league tournament for semi-professional clubs in the United States; currently there are eleven teams predominantly based on the north-east coast competing annually in this competition. ... The 2006 American National Rugby League season was the ninth annual American National Rugby League season, and the 26th since the first season of semi-professional rugby league began in North America. ... The 2007 American National Rugby League season is the tenth annual American National Rugby League season of semi-professional rugby league in North America. ...


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2005 runners-up Connecticut Wildcats relied on a bit of experience in sloppy conditions, however, and were able to manage the slick ball and windy conditions; as turnovers proved to be the key to this battle.
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The Wildcats weathered a 12-2 run that gave the Spartans a three-point lead midway through the second half, and were ahead 60-57 after Eleia Roddy's putback with 5:25 left.
Connecticut took control early, then survived a strong comeback bid by the Wildcats in an 87-83 wagering spread victory Sunday that put the No. 1 seeded Huskies into the next round of the ncaa tournament.
Sparks, the Wildcats long-range specialist, had gone just 1 of 6 in a win against Georgia this past Wednesday and missed both shots he took from behind the arc in the first half of this one.
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