Seattle Seawolves Sign Former UBC Thunderbird Nakai Penny
Columbia (UBC) Thunderbird, Nakai Penny.
and enormous work rate,” said Seawolves head coach Tony Healy on Penny’s style of play. “In Nakai, the Seawolves are fortunate to have added yet another warrior to our exciting team.”
to the UBC Thunderbirds in 2014. Alongside future Seawolves teammate Brock Staller, Penny and the Thunderbirds placed 3rd at the 2015 World University Rugby Cup and won the B.C Premier League for
3 consecutive years from 2015 to 2017. While at UBC, he won the 2015 Canadian Rugby Championship with the B.C U19 men and gained international experience
when he was selected to Canada’s U20 squad in 2016. This past summer, he played at flanker with the BC Bears and won the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship
alongside fellow Seawolves Phil Mack,
and Brock Staller.
and as an individual.”
by Seattle-based entrepreneurs Adrian Balfour and Shane Skinner, the club was formed in 2017 and is a founding member of Major League Rugby. Select
MLR games will be televised on the CBS Sports Network, as part of an exclusive, multi-year television partnership between Major League Rugby and the
television network. The inaugural season kicks off Spring 2018, with all Seawolves home games being played at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Washington.
Season tickets are now on sale. Reserve your seats here.
of inclusion both on and off the pitch. The Seattle Seawolves aim to foster a winning culture by enabling its members to meet their true potential
while pursuing excellence within the Major League Rugby competition. Community outreach is a key tenet of the Seawolves philosophy, and our organization
strives to continually help to enrich and give back to the greater Seattle and Pacific Northwest areas.
Mason Pedersen has been a key contributor for Austin’s MLR team since
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