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Denver Barbarians
Full nameDenver Barbarians Rugby Football Club
UnionUSA Rugby
Nickname(s)Barbos
Founded1967
Ground(s)Infinity Park Rugby
PresidentLogan Collins
Coach(es)Brian Erichsen, Tyson Meek
Team kit
Official website
www.denverbarbariansrugby.com

The Denver Barbarians Rugby Football Club is a rugby union team based in Denver, Colorado. The Denver Barbarians have won 3 national championships dating back to their first DI title in 1990.[1] The club's second title came in 1999, during the height of the Rugby Super League (United States), defeating Belmont Shore RFC 22-18. The Barbarians recently won the 2018 DII National Championship, defeating the Detroit Tradesmen in an all-time thriller at Infinity Park, 39-38.[2]

The Denver Barbarians are currently being represented on the USA 7s Eagles by Ben Pinkelman and Ke'Von Williams who have anchored the USA 7s team during the 2017–18 World Rugby Sevens Series.[3]

Ben Pinkelman had an outstanding 2018-2019 year with the USA Eagles and was selected for the HSBC 7's Dream Team. Pinkelman was also selected into the USA Eagles' 2019 Rugby World Cup squad. Pinkelman played in 3 of the 4 pool matches, coming off the bench as an openside flanker.[citation needed]

Denver Barbarian Eagles

15s Players

7s Players

See also

References

  1. ^ "Club". USA Rugby. Retrieved 2018-06-18.
  2. ^ "Jubilation for the Denver Barbarians, Heartbreak for the Detroit Tradesmen". USA Rugby. Retrieved 2018-06-18.
  3. ^ "Men's Eagles Sevens | USA Rugby National Teams". USA Rugby. Retrieved 2018-06-18.