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Life, SFGG Dominate All-Conf Selections

Wednesday May 20, 2009 in Elite Level Rugby Rugby Super League

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(Lou Stanfill of NYAC one of four unanimous picks, Ed Hagerty photo.)

May 20, 2009  - Coaches and members of the press voted over the past two weeks to select Super League All-Conference teams.

The Red Conference was led by two unanimous choices, Ben Wiedemer and Samu Manoa at lock forward. SFGG dominated the voting with nine players named:

Props: Jason Bowden (SFGG), John Vitale (Lions)
Hooker: Tim Russo (Denver)
Lock Ben Wiedemer (Belmont Shore), Samuela Manoa (SFGG)
Back Row: Peter Dahl (Belmont Shore), Danny LaProvette (SFGG), and tie between Pat Quinn (Denver) and Daryl Lamborn (SFGG)

Scrumhalf: Mose Timoteo (SFGG)
Flyhalf: Volney Rouse (SFGG)

Centers: Mile Pulu (SFGG) Thretton Palamo (SFGG)
Wing and Fullback: Evan Haigh (OPSB), Jone Naqica (SFGG), Sinapati Uiagalelei (Belmont Shore)

In the Blue Conference Life University not surprisingly led the voting, with seven players named. Two players were unanimous selections, NYAC lock Lou Stanfill and NYAC fullback Dan Power:

Props: Seth Strauss (Life University), Troy Bartley (NYAC)
Hooker: Brian Olmes (PAC)

Lock: Lou Stanfill (NYAC), James Lik (Old Blue)

Flankers: Jason Engelbrecht (Dallas), Mark Aylor (Life University) and tie between Alex Willen (NYAC) and Joe Perez (Life University)

Scrumhalf: Brendan Thompson (Life University)
Flyhalf: Troy Hall (Old Blue)

Centers: Nate Rogers (Life University), Tui Osbourne (Life University)

Wing and Fullback: Steve Petzel (Life University), Owen Collins (Boston Irish Wolfhounds), Dan Power (NYAC)

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