Mystic U19 Gulls to Tour Ireland

The Mystic River U19 Gulls leave tomorrow for an eight day tour of Ireland. While on tour, the Mystics will play three matches. The first two matches will be played in Galway against Monivea R.F.C. and Coláiste Iognáid high school in Galway, followed by a match against Blackrock College, a high school in Dublin.

The trip will feature 25 Mystic players, including:

Zachary Ahlin (St. John’s Prep)
Brian Barrett (St. John’s Prep)
Ben Coit (St. John’s Prep)
Cam Cook (Catholic Memorial)
Dan Devine (Catholic Memorial)
Carlos Dominguez (Malden Catholic)
Mike Driscoll (Catholic Memorial)
Anthony Floramo (St. John’s Prep)
Berkeley Gillan (St. John’s Prep)
Omar Guerrero (St. John’s Prep)
Digger Hefford (St. John’s Prep)
Milton Henderson-Crawford (St. John’s Prep)
Harrison Hosker (St. John’s Prep)
Martin Keuchkerian (Revere High)
John Kilday (St. John’s Prep)
Van McCoole (St. John’s Prep)
Tom Meal (St. John’s Prep)
Xavian Morales (Catholic Memorial)
Gus Quarles (St. John’s Prep)
Connor Robinson (St. John’s Prep)
Max Rudzinsky (Belmont Hill)
Liam Smith (Malden Catholic)
Harry Sullivan (Catholic Memorial)
Michael Sullivan (Malden Catholic)
Jarrod Swain (St. John’s Prep)

The coaching staff for the trip are as follows:

Tom Clark (Mystic River, St. John’s Prep, Tufts)
Kareem Afifi (Mystic River, Tufts)
Mort Sullivan (Mystic River, Catholic Memorial)

Mystic River Rugby Club would like to thank our four parent chaperones, Mike Driscoll, Mark Smith, Mike Coit, and Greg Robinson for their participation and support for the trip.

We also want to say a huge thank you to our sponsors:

Floramo’s Restaurant –
Xcelerated Performance –

We also want to extend special thanks to Mort Sullivan, who donated his Winter Classic tickets and organized a fundraiser. As a result of Mort’s efforts, the club was able to purchase Mystic track suits and kit bags for everyone on the tour, as well as providing $2,500 in player scholarships!

The club will be providing a few meals on the tour, so if any Mystics would like to make a last minute donation to the trip, please contact Tom Clark at

Stay tuned for updates from Ireland!