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Philippine Volcanoes Defeats UAE

Photo: Let's all send the boys our well wishes for tomorrow's match against UAE. Laban Pilipinas! Go Volcanoes!1st Row (seated L - R) Alexander Aronson, Christopher Hitch, Joseph Matthews, Jarred Hodges (Head Coach), Michael Letts (Captain), Phil Gittus (Team Manager), Austin Dacanay, Jake Letts, Cleo James Gomez2nd Row: Terrence Carroll, Michael de Guzman, Daniel Rodriguez, David Feeney, Steve Howorth, Luke Heath (Physio), Rico Barin (Asst. Physio), Nicholas Perry, Patrice Olivier, Justin Coveney, Matthew Bellenie, Darran Seeto.3rd Row: Greame Hagan, Paul Ingram, David Robinson-Polkey, Jake Ward, Gareth Holgate, Michael Duhig, Jeffrey Gregson, Luke Matthews, Matt Saunders, Phil Abraham, Ben Saunders, Christopher Hettel.   Not in photo: Stuart Woodhouse (Asst. Coach) James Price, Jaime Urquijo

Why “Philippine Volcanoes”? The team name Philippine Volcanoes was adopted from the 1st Filipino Infantry Regiment composed of Filipino Americans who saw battle during World War 2. The first Philippine National Rugby Team that participated in their first international tournament was a mix of Expat and Filipino players. Thus, the team name. Continue reading