[UPDATED on 3/17/16 at 12pm]
On March 12th, 85 Gonzaga Rugby players traveled to Spain for the annual spring break tour. Gonzaga President Rev. Stephen W. Planning, SJ made the trip again this year. Upon arriving, Fr. Planning celebrated mass at St. Aloysious Gonzaga Parish in Barcelona. Here is the team picture after the mass:
On March 13th, the Eagles had their first set of games with three team competing against Sant Boi Rugby Club in Barcelona. “Good start to tour with wins for the A and B sides and a close loss for the C-side.”
On March 15th, the Eagles visited the cave of St. Ignatius in Manresa. Fr. Planning celebrated mass. Here are the photos from the day:
The Eagles will faced CAU Valencia Rugby Club (Spain’s National Champion) on March 16th in Valencia.
“Great afternoon and night of rugby vs Spain’s national u18 champions, CAU Valencia. Wins by all three Gonzaga teams!! #HailGonzaga!!”