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Jerry Kelleher

Place of birth:
Lynwood, California

Position played:
Second Row

Summary of rugby career:

First Started Playing Where:
Saint Mary's College, California

Clubs represented and Years:
Saint Mary's College (1973- 1975)
Santa Monica Rugby Club (1975 - 1981)
BATS (1982 - 1983)
Olde Gaels (1983 - 1984)

Territorial/National Representative Teams and years:
Grizzlies (1976 -1979)
USA Eagles (1977 - 1979)
All World - South Africa (1979)

No of Caps (if applicable):

No of International Matches (if applicable):

Tours: Where, With Whom and Years:
Saint Mary's College - Canada (1973)
Saint Mary's College - Ireland (1974)
Saint Mary's College - Hawaii (1975)
Santa Monica Rugby Club - Scotland & Ireland (1977)
USA Eagles - England (1977)
USA Cougars - South Africa (1978)
All World - South Africa (1979)

Awards and Recognition:
Saint Mary's College Hall of Fame

Impact rugby had on your life:
Ability to travel around the country and world and to meet life long friends.

Most inspirational teammate/coach and why:
Craig Sweeney / Gordon Bosserman raised my level of play allowing me to play representative rugby. Coach Pat Vincent taught me to react and not think about the game. Ron Nisbet pushed me to develop to the best of my ability.

What wisdom would you pass on to current players:
Play every minute with passion.

Marital Status (Spouse/Kids names):
Married to Nancy 2 children Spencer and Madison

Favorite quote:

Paddle tennis, bike riding and spending time with family.

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