Fall Newsletter (2023)

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2023 Rugby Banquet

🏉 Fox Valley Rugby Club Newsletter – Exciting Season Ahead! 🏉

Greetings, Rugby Enthusiasts!

As the sun sets on one chapter, a new one emerges with boundless energy and enthusiasm. We’re thrilled to bring you the latest news and updates from the heart of Fox Valley Rugby. Buckle up, because this season is set to be an extraordinary ride!

A New Season Dawns:

With the dawn of a new season, the fields are once again set for intense matches, breathtaking tackles, and unforgettable moments. The anticipation is palpable as we gear up to bring our best to the field. Get ready to experience the passion, grit, and camaraderie that define Fox Valley Rugby.

Welcoming Fresh Faces:

Our rugby family continues to grow as we welcome an array of new faces to the club. The spirit of unity and sportsmanship is what binds us all together. To our newcomers, welcome! Prepare to be a part of a vibrant and passionate community that is dedicated to the sport we love.

Join Us for an Epic Match:

Calling all supporters, enthusiasts, and fans! The excitement of match day is unparalleled, and we want you to be a part of it. Come out and cheer for your favorite team, as the thunderous roars from the stands fuel our players’ determination to conquer the field.

Introducing Our New Board Members:

A team is only as strong as its leadership, and we’re proud to introduce our dedicated board members who guide our journey. In particular, we’re thrilled to announce the return of Peter Banks as our Captain. His unwavering commitment and leadership have inspired us all.

Welcome Our New Sponsor – Superior Beverage:

In a groundbreaking partnership, we’re excited to welcome Superior Beverage as our official sponsor! Their support will empower us to achieve greater heights and foster our shared passion for rugby. Get ready to witness the synergy between a dedicated team and a forward-thinking sponsor.

New Jersey’s Courtesy of Superior Beverage:

Upcoming Match Schedule:

Date Time Match Details Location
August 19, 2023 1:00 PM Riley Cup Benson Park, Itasca, IL
August 26, 2023 1:00 PM at Barbarians Milwaukee, WI
September 2, 2023   BYE – Labor Day  
September 9, 2023 1:00 PM v. Milwaukee RFC James O. Breen Community Park
September 16, 2023 1:00 PM at Chicago Lions D2 Chicago, IL
September 23, 2023 1:00 PM v. Green Bay RFC James O. Breen Community Park
September 30, 2023 1:00 PM at Milwaukee RFC Milwaukee, WI
October 7, 2023 1:00 PM v. Barbarians James O. Breen Community Park
October 14, 2023 1:00 PM at Green Bay Green Bay, WI
October 21, 2023   BYE  
October 28, 2023 1:00 PM v. Chicago Lions D2 James O. Breen Community Park

The stage is set, the partnerships are strong, and the players are ready. We invite you to be a part of this remarkable journey as we strive for excellence on and off the field. Let’s unite in our passion for rugby!

The stage is set, the partnerships are strong, and the players are ready. We invite you to be a part of this remarkable journey as we strive for excellence on and off the field. Let’s unite in our passion for rugby!

Go Fox Valley Rugby!

Best regards,
Daniel Brinks
President, Fox Valley Rugby

Home Games
James O.Breen Park
3615 Campton Hills Rd
St. Charles, IL 60175

Greetings,

As we stand on the cusp of a thrilling new season, I am honored to coach this remarkable team of dedicated players. Numbers have been strong, and we are excited about the possibilities before us. With new faces joining our ranks, a renewed focus on teamwork and skill development, and a burning passion for the game, we are poised to achieve greatness on the field. Together, let’s embrace the challenges, celebrate the victories, and make this season another great chapter in the history of Fox Valley Rugby.

And speaking of exciting news, I’m thrilled to share that we have some announcements that will add an extra layer of excitement to our journey this season.

Welcome Our New Sponsors

– Superior Beverage:
In a groundbreaking partnership, we’re excited to welcome Superior Beverage as an official sponsor! Their support will empower us to achieve greater heights and foster our shared passion for rugby. Get ready to witness the synergy between a dedicated team and a forward-thinking sponsor.

Superior Beverage is now the official beer distributor of Fox Valley. We encourage you to try their brands such as Budweiser, Busch, Goose Island, Founders, and Nutrl Hard Seltzer. You can see all of their great brands on their website:
https://www.superiorbeverage.com/brands-partners/

Olympia Chiropractic and Physical Therapy.

Olympia has actually sponsored Fox Valley (and other rugby teams) for many years. We just wanted to take a moment to share them with you. Olympia is run by former rugby players and athletes that appreciate our needs, and we rely on them to get us back out on the field.
https://www.olympiachiroandpt.com/st-charles/

New Jersey’s Courtesy of Superior Beverage:
As a testament to our flourishing partnership, we’re delighted to unveil our new jerseys, generously provided by Superior Beverage. These jerseys represent not only a fresh look for our team but also a new era of excellence and unity. We can’t wait to wear them with pride!

Meet our New Board of Directors

As we step into an exciting new season of rugby, it’s essential to acknowledge the individuals who work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure the success and growth of our club. Our dedicated board members, with their unwavering commitment, help shape the course of Fox Valley Rugby. Let’s take a moment to get acquainted with these remarkable individuals who play vital roles in our club’s journey.

👑 President: Dan Brinks
Email: President@FoxValleyRugby.org

🏆 Coach: Joshua W. Gaeth
Email: Coach@FoxValleyRugby.org

🛡️ Director of Men (Captain): Peter Banks
Email: Captain@FoxValleyRugby.org

✉️ Secretary: Nick Johnson
Email: Secretary@FoxValleyRugby.org

💰 Treasurer: Taylor Lantz
Email: Treasurer@FoxValleyRugby.org

📣 Director of Promotions: Tim Riley
Email: Promotions@FoxValleyRugby.org

🏟️ Director of Facilities: Eric Kitzmiller
Email: Facilities@FoxValleyRugby.org

📚 Director of Coaching: Josiah Bassett
Email: CoachingStaff@FoxValleyRugby.org

🤝 Ombudsman: Gil Hildebrand
Email: Ombudsman@FoxValleyRugby.org

🥳 Social Chair: Conrad (“Cornbread’ Waller)
Email: Social@FoxValleyRugby.org

🗓️ Match Secretary: Andrew Vyhnanek
Email: MatchSecretary@FoxValleyRugby.org

We hope to see you all at these events as we celebrate and support our team.

Go Fox Valley Rugby!

Cheers,
Josh Gaeth
Fox Valley Rugby, Head Coach
www.foxvalleyrugby.org

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