France - USA Rugby Centennial

The France-USA Rugby Centennial, in partnership with National Collegiate Rugby (NCR), announced a collegiate tour scheduled for the summer of 2024. The tour celebrates the Franco-U.S. relationship honoring both the 80th Anniversary of D-Day and the 100th Anniversary of the last Olympic rugby match.

This tour represents National Collegiate Rugby's commitment to providing high-performance opportunities for men’s and women’s student athletes and strengthening the talent pipeline for the 2031 men’s and 2033 women’s World Cups in the U.S.
Match Schedule:

June 23
NCR All Americans vs. U23 Belgium National Team
Stadium du Littoral
Dunkirk, France (Grande-Synthe, France)

June 27
NCR All Americans vs. French Gendarmerie Nationale Select Team
Stade Henry Jeanne
Bayeux, France

July 4
NCR All Americans vs. French Universities' XV
Stade Jean Moulin
Paris, France (Suresnes, France)

The 2024 France Tour will be funded separately from membership fees and other operating revenue. The tour staff are actively raising independent funds to support the team’s preparation and travel. If you would like to make a donation or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please email Steven Hiatt at

Team Roster

Players were selected based on the NCR All-Star competition, Player Identification Team, Head Coach and Director of Rugby. All players must meet eligibility requirements for NCR and be dual-registered with USA Rugby.
Player NamePositionSchool
James AitkenPropSt. Bonaventure
Ben AustinBack RowBYU
Rupert BronkhorstHookerSiena
Jack ByszioWingBabson
Matt ConroyHookerSt. Bonaventure
Ollie CorbettSecond RowBrown
Alex CortessisBack RowUCLA
Keelin CoyleCenterSt. Bonaventure
Ivan DelgadoPropWestern Michigan
JD FarrellBack RowMarian
Oliver FussellFlyhalfBelmont Abbey
Chris GiuntaFullbackFairfield
Mohamed HaddarWingWheeling
Patrick BeattiePropCSU Long Beach
Joseph IyeCenterWheeling
Aaron JumaBack RowWheeling
Tom KendallScrumhalfAlabama
Mate KvirikashviliCenterKutztown
Fraser LeslieSecond RowNotre Dame College
Ami ManuFullbackAIC
Tshepo MoselaneWingThomas More
Wyatt ParryFlyhalfBYU
Benedict QuinnCenterKutztown
Trevion ReedPropQueens University of Charlotte
Tanner SmithPropNotre Dame College
Kevin SwantonBack RowKutztown
Tavius Sykora-MatthessSecond RowIowa Central
Remy ThomsonScrumhalfNotre Dame College
Koen WebbFlyhalfIowa Central
Sennen GroveFlankerSiena
Aidan SmithScrumhalfKutztown
Mosh YoungLockSt. Bonaventure
Cale WhiteScrumhalfMary Washington

Team Staff

Director of OperationsSteve
Director of RugbyEdward
Director of Tour OperationsBrad
Team ManagerJohn
Head CoachThomas
Attack CoachThomas
Backs CoachTaye
Asst. Backs CoachJamie
Forwards CoachDavid
Asst. Forwards CoachJoe LippertIowa
Set Piece CoachKyle
Defense Coach Danny NeighbourSt.
Strength & ConditioningShane
Athletic Trainers

Kelly Teixeira | Julie Tucker