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Just prior to their final match in the San Diego Youth Rugby Cup Tournament, members of the Fallbrook U12 Braves are led in the Haka, a Maori war chant, by Nico Rooseboom-deVries, foreground. Team members are, from left, Abbey Savin, Sebastian Anderson, Devon Friebe, Darius Rooseboom-deVries, Ryann Wallace, Joseph Enciso, Max Holt, and Kyle Lindenmayer.
Just prior to their final match in the San Diego Youth Rugby Cup Tournament, members of the Fallbrook U12 Braves are led in the Haka, a Maori war chan...

Fallbrook U12 Braves power up island-style for San Diego Youth Rugby Cup Tournament

Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Issue 13, Volume 18.
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FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook U12 Braves concluded their season at the San Diego Youth Rugby Cup Tournament held at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista on March 15. The Braves played in three matches, victorious against Carlsbad Thunder with a final score of 10-0 with trys by Max Holt and Sebastian Anderson, but defeated by the experienced San Clemente Gators and Valley Center Avengers.

Prior to their final match against the Avengers, Nico Rooseboom-deVries performed the Haka, a Maori war chant commonly used to kick-off rugby matches in many island nations such as New Zealand, Samoa and Tonga. Nico’s son, Darius, has been with the Fallbrook Braves for three seasons.



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