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Robert Thrussell

Place of birth:
Oxford England

Position played:
Fly Half

Summary of rugby career:

First Started Playing Where:
Oxford Rugby Club

Clubs represented and Years:
Oxford Rugby Club (1957-1960)
Sidcup Rugby Club (1961-1962)
Los Angeles Rugby Club (1965-1968)
UCLA (1968-1972)
Santa Monica Rugby Club (1973-1976)

Territorial/National Representative Teams and years:
Southern Califonia Griffins (1965-1970)

No of Caps (if applicable):

No of International Matches (if applicable):

Tours: Where, With Whom and Years:
Canada - All California State (1967)
Australia and New Zealand - California University (1970)
England and Wales - Santa Monica Rugby Club (1973)

Awards and Recognition:
Head Coach - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo (1990-1993)

Impact rugby had on your life:
Rugby and Soccer Scholarship to UCLA gave me a degree.

Most inspirational teammate/coach and why:
Team mate Larry Petrill - Santa Monica Rugby Club
Coach George Harrison - Oxford Colts

What wisdom would you pass on to current players:
Think, question your own habits and rituals because they can
become rules.

Marital Status (Spouse/Kids names):
Married with 2 stepsons and 1 grandson Bryce.

Favorite quote:
You don't always get what you want,want what you get - Rolling Stones

Helping people over 55 realize their identity is/was not their job title
seeing how God uses me.

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