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At the AGM on February 27th, the Trustees presented a Special Award recognizing the heroic teamwork of 8 members of our Morris Rugby family:

Will Kimball
Bobby Tucker
Michelle Armonda
Diana Stavrou
Gianna Caulfield
Gene Caulfield
Tess Feury
KJ Feury (pictured with trustee Donna Waliky)

Their quick thinking and coordinated actions—including the use of an AED—during the Men’s playoff match last year at Pocono field saved the life of 28-year-old Montclair player, Tevita Bryce.

Please join the trustees in honoring these first responders from our community!

Read more about their heroic actions at the links below:

Essex Daily Voice 10/25/21 – North Jersey Rugby Player Critical After Suffering Heart Attack During Game
https://dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/essex/news/north-jersey-rugby-player-critical-after-suffering-heart-attack-during-game/818786/

Goff Rugby Report 10/26/21 – Quick Action Saves Player Whose Heart Stops at Game. Now He Needs Your Help
https://www.goffrugbyreport.com/news/quick-action-saves-player-whose-heart-stops-game-now-he-needs-your-help

Daily Record 10/27/21 – NJ rugby community comes together to save player who collapsed during match
https://www.dailyrecord.com/story/news/local/how-we-live/2021/10/27/morris-rugby-players-save-tevita-bryce-montclair-totowa/8556740002/

NPR 10/27/21 – A rugby player survived a mid-game heart attack with quick thinking from bystanders
https://www.npr.org/2021/10/27/1049610706/rugby-player-midgame-heart-attack-new-jersey

Montclair Local 10/27/21 – 28-year-old Montclair Rugby Team Player Collapsed on Field. Medical Bills Are Mounting
https://www.montclairlocal.news/2021/10/27/28-year-old-montclair-rugby-team-player-collapsed-on-field-medical-bills-are-mounting/

NJ.com 10/28/21 – How an Unlikely Team of N.J. Heroes Saved a Fallen Rugby Star’s Life
https://www.nj.com/sports/2021/10/how-an-unlikely-team-of-nj-heroes-saved-a-fallen-rugby-stars-life.html

Goff Rugby Report – Tess Feury Enters Eagle Camp After Saving a Life
https://www.goffrugbyreport.com/news/tess-feury-enters-eagle-camp-after-saving-life