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A Lions Parent Says...

"I knew through marriage to a British rugby player that the sport was much more than playing a game. But until we moved to the Houston area and had our children play, I had no idea what a true family it creates. Many of us are transplants here with no other relatives around, or in many cases even in this country. But I can truly say that the people of West Houston Rugby Club have become family and we are so grateful to be part of this incredible bond across players, parents, coaches, and of course friends". - Liz Phillips, April 2018

Welcome to the West Houston Lions

The home of Senior, High School and Youth rugby in West Houston

West Houston Rugby Club

We are excited about the future of rugby in Houston and invite you to join the West Houston Lions!

We are a group of highly energized players, coaches, parents and kids with a passion for rugby, and a long track record of developing successful rugby teams. Our aim is to provide an enjoyable rugby experience for all our members.

Through our dedicated coaches and coordinators we develop successful rugby teams from Cubs through to Seniors in the West Houston area. We are now looking to welcome new players and to build on what has been achieved in previous seasons.

The Seniors teams have been playing since 2006. Our Men's First XV side has just been promoted to compete in the Red River Conference Division 1 for the 2018/2019 season! In addition, we will continue to compete in RRRC's Divisions 2 and 4 as per our previous season 2017/2018.

As a club, we focus on developing all players from Cubs (age 3) through to Seniors. We aim to ensure that the children are learning and having fun, and that the parents feel part of the club too. Come and join the Pride!

Brooke Rubens

Club Secretary

Phone: 7139063697

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Thank you to our sponsors

Sponsored by Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL)

Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL)

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Maritime Developments Ltd (MDL) is the market leader in ingenious flex-lay solutions and services, reducing costs of subsea projects around the world. 

With its HQ in the UK and its USA base in Houston, MDL and West Houston Lions make a perfect match - strengthened by the sponsorship of the team’s training strips. 

For more information about MDL, visit their website: http://maritimedevelopments.com/

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Chorus

ChorusHome is taking its first steps towards creating a vertically integrated company with the sole purpose of reducing the world's plastic problems.

Together with our partners we intend to have a significant impact on disposable plastics both on land and in our oceans.

This will take on many different approaches but it begins with an additive when combined with most plastics increases the biodegradation process from the theoretical accepted 1000 years expected reduction of plastic back to its natural base form. The addition of the additive to the Chorus products facilitates the breakdown of the end plastic product to be reduced down to days and months, whilst at the same time is the only additive that can be added to plastic and still be recyclable. The Chorus development team are always investigating the technological advances in environmentally friendly biodegradable base materials and have recently entered into environmentally biodegradable paper which can occur as quickly as 90 days.

Sponsored by Gutor Technology

Gutor Technology

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GUTOR is one of the leading manufacturers of UPS systems for industry, and it’s among the largest UPS companies in the world. Gutor’s expertise lies in guaranteeing consistent and reliable power supply for important industrial and commercial plants. Customers benefit from high-quality UPS (uninterruptible power supply) solutions as well as first-class support services. Over the last 45 years, Gutor has installed thousands of UPS systems worldwide for different applications and requirements with the highest standards. The system is based on ISO 9001:2000 certification. It guarantees product and system solutions that meet customer demands as well as fulfilling legal guidelines. Gutor continuously monitors, measures and analyses the processes of the quality management system. The company’s head office is in Wettingen, Switzerland.

Gutor has been part of Schneider Electric SA since 2007. The group of companies produces solutions for using energy safely, reliably, efficiently and productively, and is number one worldwide in the UPS market with over 120,000 employees in 120 countries. Together with strategic partners, Gutor offers a global business and service network. There are branches in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the USA.

Sponsored by Progressive Global Energy

Progressive Global Energy

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Progressive Global Energy is a world-leading staffing company committed to connecting the right talent with the right opportunity in the diversified energy industry. We support our clients and candidates’ needs by delivering safe and compliant manpower services quickly and effectively.

We provide expertise and offer unique insight into international Energy markets to source the best and brightest talent across the following disciplines:

• Upstream: Exploration and production

• Midstream: Shipping, transportation, storage and wholesale marketing of crude or refined petroleum products

• Downstream & Chemicals: Refining of petroleum crude oil, processing and purifying of raw natural gas and processing of chemical products

• Power & Renewables: Generation, transmission, distribution and sale of power, biomass, solar and wind energy

For your recruitment needs please contact Matt McManus on 832-900-5969.

Sponsored by Red Line Athletics

Red Line Athletics

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We are pleased to welcome Red Line Athletics as our Official High Performance partner. 

"Welcome to RedLine Athletics Youth Athletic Training Center, where our goal is to transform you into the best young athlete you can be. No matter the sport, no matter your skill, RedLine will make you a better athlete FIRST and then work on your sports specific skills. We are equipped with top notch staff and the best equipment to help you along the way!"

Sponsored by Energy Conference Network

Energy Conference Network

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Welcome and thank you to Energy Conference Network who will be sponsoring some scholarships this season for Youth & High school players whose financial circumstances would otherwise prevent them from playing rugby. Thank you Energy Conference Network for supporting our rugby community!

The Energy Conference Network is a Katy based company that organizes some of the largest and most respected oil and gas conferences in the world. Its conferences focus on assisting oil and gas companies in their digital transformation journeys, addressing such technologies as IoT, blockchain, machine learning and AI.

https://energyconferencenetwork.com/

Sponsored by EnerMech

EnerMech

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Enermech are a well established and respected provider of mechanical services solutions to the international energy services sector. 

Sponsored by Clarksons

Clarksons

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Clarksons is the world’s leading provider of integrated shipping services, bringing our connections and experience to an international client base.

Sponsored by Advancial

Advancial

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Welcome and thank you to Advancial Credit Union who join us this season as the Official Credit Union and sponsor of the West Houston Rugby Club!

With a history dating back to 1937, Advancial is an established and pro-active full-service financial institution providing personal, convenient and innovative financial services.

As a member you will receive services far beyond basic banking:

- Free checking and ATMs nationwide
- Better rates of return on deposits
- Low cost financing for autos and mortgages
- Low rate credit card with rewards
- Youth and teen accounts
- Unbeatable member service

To open your account online go to: www.advancial.org/whrc or call 281.752.8117 to speak to your nearest representative.

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Siena Energy

The West Houston Rugby Club is very grateful to Siena Energy who have offered to sponsor some scholarships for Youth & High school players whose financial circumstances would otherwise prevent them from playing rugby. Thank you Neville Henry and Hugh Idstein for this generous contribution to our club and our community.

From Siena Energy:

Siena Energy is happy to help Youth Rugby in Houston by supporting West Houston Rugby Club
“Everything large starts out small but a large idea is never small”. We are pleased to support West Houston Rugby with 4 Rugby Scholarships and one day hope to see them leading to a shot at USA Eagles.

Neville Henry and Hugh Idstein
Siena Energy LLC

Sponsored by Coldwell Banker

Coldwell Banker

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Get a positive, helpful partner for buying or selling a home:

  • Trusted resource for answers about the process
  • Innovative marketing strategies
  • Expertise about neighborhood features
  • Ability to target home searches
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Support through the closing and beyond
Sponsored by The Australian American Chamber of Commerce

The Australian American Chamber of Commerce

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The Australian American Chamber of Commerce Houston (AACC) is a private, non-profit membership organization, founded in 1988 to develop business growth and economic relations between Australia and the USA.  The AACC is an organization of business and professional people committed to fostering business relations between Australia and the United States, promoting cross-cultural understanding, and enhancing the quality of life of Australian expatriates who live and work in the U.S.  

In light of the AACC's mission of “Connecting Australia and America through business, culture and education”, the chamber arranges regular business and social events throughout the year, to enable members to maintain ties with Australia and the large expatriate community living and working in the United States. Events focus on Australian-US business relations and interesting, and current aspects of Australian art and culture. Upcoming 2018 events include monthly Sundowners/happy hours, the 10th annual Australia Day Family BBQ, the 10th Annual AACC Conference, Down Under Sounds - a celebration of Australian Music, and the 30th Anniversary of the AACC in Houston in the Fall.

The AACC is managed by a voluntary Board, and functions independently of the Australian government, although it enjoys the patronage and support of the Australian Consul General Houston.

Sponsored by Katy Family Dental Group

Katy Family Dental Group

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Dr. Jeff Keh

Owner Dentist

 

 Growing up in a medical family, I got to witness the miracles of modern medicine. Dentistry enables me to make my patients smile again and to smile with confidence! It has been my goal to build an office that delivers quality, comprehensive dental care to patients. Seeing my patients smile is the best gift I can hope for.


We have a small office, and we try to understand everyone’s specific needs. My staff and I have created an atmosphere that eases patients’ fear of the dentist, and we truly care about the general health and well-being of each patient we see.

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Contact

   

West Houston Rugby Club

Katy, Texas, 77494

713 906 3697   

Email: info@westhoustonrugby.com  

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