NYC’s mostly homo rugby team broke new athletic ground last month when they made the finals at the Met New York Rugby Football Union. The first gay team to complete such a feat, Gotham Knights beat the pants off a team called Old Maroon, but failed to do the same against Montclair’s line-up. The final score came in at a depressing 41-3.
Despite the tragic loss, the team’s poised to break more boundaries. Says team president Alex Fallis:
We will play South Buffalo in April in the Territorial Playoffs, the first round of the USA Rugby playoffs. This will be the first time a predominantly gay team in the U.S. has advanced to the Territorial Playoffs.
Fallis and his phallus-loving team will first host November 9th’s East Coast Rugby Invitational, a gay gathering on Randall’s Island. We’re cheering for the pink team…