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Bremer County Rugby makes National Elite 8

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The Bremer County Bucks--- from Waverly will be playing in their first ever USA Rugby Division 3 Elite 8 nationals in Pittsburgh.

The Bucks qualified by winning the Midwest Championships last weekend....

The Bucks players--range in age from early 20's to mid 40's...But they have common traits of being tough, passionate, focused, determined----and a little crazy.

Casey Hanson, a 13 year team member said "Its the fastest growing sport in the US...it will be in the Olympics this year.

The majority of us were wrestlers--hard nosed guys..like to tackle--like to hit...real physical like hitting. "

Third year team member Clint Sauae says, "Well I have a broken tooth I started wearing mouthguard--you have to wear mouthguard."

Another team member Deander Moore said, "With injuries with me once the game starts I have so much Adrenaline I think I said that right---that's pumping through my body I don't feel anything..."

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