Meet the KCL Women’s Rugby team!

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Ladies and gentlemen, may we proudly introduce the KCL Women’s Rugby squad ready to defend the title against UCL this Friday.

March 16th at Allianz Park. KO: 5pm.

It’s time for you to meet our lionesses:

 

 

  1. Lucia Blackmore

Position: Prop

Nickname: Chicken Dipper Lover

Years played: 2

Sports night factor: 100/10, future social sec?

Banter: 7/10, just an everyday clown.

Flirt: 9/10, creds to the hairstyle (even pulls on the pitch).

Season highlight: scoring a belter of a prop try against GKT.

Readiness for Varsity: 200%, spends more time at the gym than home. Gym is home.

 

2. Angharad Jones

Position: Hooker

Nickname: Harry

Years played: 2

Sports night factor: 2/10, did come to the welcome event.

Banter: 4/10, talks about dissections on the train to Berrylands while the team is having lunch.

Intelligence: 10/10, First class honours MSc BUCS Rugby rules.

Season highlight: Not chatting with the ref.

Readiness for Varsity: 7/10 – depends if she wears her scrum cap or not.

 

 3. Kasey Kelly

Position: Prop

Nickname: KK

Years played: 1

Sports night factor: 9/10, committed to the fancy dress spirit, fresher of the year since welcome drinks.

Intelligence: always asks brilliant questions about rugby.

Flirt: 10/10, Kasey’s crush watched her play rugby, now he’s her bf.

Season highlight: sending a girl to hospital.

Readiness for Varsity: 8.76/10, will depend on the brows.

 

4. Afaf Sifeddine

Position: Second Row

Nickname: Afalafel, Insta Queen, Braziouu

Years played: 2

Sports night factor: Walkabout (11/10) P.I (twice then never again/10)

Banter: 400/10, Entertains CROWDS on the @kclwrfc and @petiteafouf insta all year.

Flirt: 5/10, does not know the difference between friendly and flirty (braziou problems?)

Season highlight: all the handoffs and side steps throughout.

Readiness for Varsity: 10/10, don’t get fooled by this beautiful face.

 

5. Cecile Bigot

Position: Second Row

Nickname: Noodle, Cecil

Years played: 2

Sports night factor: 5/10 → 10/10 for the first term, 0/10 for the second one.

Banter: 7/10, makes us laugh, funny.

Flirt: Ask Sophie’s sis.

Season highlight: Being featured on the King’s Sport instagram.

Readiness for Varsity: 10/10 #noodlearmspowah

 

6. Laura Murphy

Position: Flanker

Nickname: Champ, the American, vegan #1

Years played: 3

Sports night factor: 9/10, fastest at downing pints.

Banter: 10/10, breaks collarbone, laughs it away.

Flirt: 8/10, gets everyone to buy her drinks.

Season highlight: Every tackle she makes, she is (literally) made of steel.

Readiness for Varsity: 20/10, ready since March last year (missed Varsity because she was at Coachella).

 

7.Paz Bombo

Position: Flanker

Nickname: Pazzy, Cap

Years played: 89

Sports night factor: 1/10, missed too many socials for lib sesh (so we were told).

Banter: 10/10, her contagious laugh makes our day.

Flirt: 9.99/10, joined the Pole society at freshers fair.

Season highlight: Loses boot, scores anyway. U mirin?

Readiness for Varsity: 50/10, been at KCLWRFC since 1987, watch out.

 

8. Sophie Tulloch

Position: No.8

Nickname: Soso, Soph

Years played: 1

Sports night factor: 9/10, learned to drink with the navy.

Banter: 7/10, loves the laughs but is too nice to be savage.

Flirt: 9/10, mastered the French kiss.

Season highlight: When she smashed it as 12 against UCL although she had never played in the backs.

Readiness for Varsity: 10/10, is there a single game Sophie is not ready for?

 

9.Emma Kinnaird

Position: Scrum-half

Nickname: kinny, braveheart, KCL’s Laidlaw

Years played: 2

Sports night factor: 1/10, never comes to PI.

Banter: 10/10 when Scotland wins, 0/10 when Scotland loses.

Flirt: 5/10, in a serious relationship, will be the first rugby wedding on the team (we love you Phil!)

Season highlight: When she played #14 and #10.

Readiness for Varsity: 10/10, knows our calls in sign language, she’s so prepared.

 

10. Lottie Kissick-Jones

Position: Fly-half

Nickname: Lottie

Years played: 18 out of 18.

Sports night factor: 7/10, life of the party if she’s not working at Waterfront.

Banter: 6/10, surprising revelations during “Never have I ever”.

Flirt: 9/10, see picture above #smize

Season highlight: All the hand-offs.

Readiness for Varsity: 10/10, at uni mainly for rugby.

 

 11. Louise Pech

Position: Left wing/Full-back

Nickname: Pech, the Wall, Blanco

Years played: 3

Sports night factor: 3/10, died at welcome event although not a fresher. Loves sweeping the kitchen floor after a few drinks.

Banter: 4/10, loves playing “what do you meme” way too much.

Flirt: 9.1/10, got a thing for sailors, knows everything about the navy.

Season highlight: Anytime she can play / is not injured.

Readiness for Varsity: 10/10, been waiting for this moment for 3 years.

 

12. Reagan Pearce

Position: Inside center

Nickname: Reags, Reagy-P, Wonder twin no. 1

Years played: 2

Sports night factor: Current social sec, need we say more?

Banter: 6/10, getting better when Cece is not around.

Flirt: 0/10, in a committed relationship with a Finnish gal.

Season highlight: Kicking amazing conversions.

Readiness for Varsity: 20/10, (her Finnish gal will be watching).

 

13. Marie-Lys Castello Larroque

Position: Outside center

Nickname: Prez, Pattypan

Years played: 3

Sports night factor: 0.2/10, endless concussion didn’t help.

Banter: 5/10, most of the time too sarcastic (and french) for people to understand.

Flirt: 9.9875/10, good year for the prez.

Season highlight: side steppin’ every single person in front of her #eldiablo.

Readiness for Varsity: 100/10, planning and dreaming about Varsity since June.

 

14. Molly Mintz

Position: Right wing

Years played: 1

Sports night factor: 8/10 first semester, 2/10 second semester: chose ski soc over us.

Banter: 6/10, too serious, always waiting on a phone call for an internship.

Flirt: 14/10, look at those eyes.

Season highlight: “everyone’s scored a try it’s my turn” then proceeds to run the entire pitch scoring a belter against GKT.

Readiness for Varsity: 9/10 if she’s in the country

 

15. Helen Atkinson

Position: Full-back

Nickname: “Health and Safety Officer”, wonder twin n°2

Years played: feels like 100 but it’s only been 2

Sports night factor: 100/10, Queen of the Dover Castle Challenge 2018.

Banter: 3/10, Welsh jokes are a bit difficult to understand.

Flirt: Ask Aidan (full-back for England’s Rugby team and KCLWRFC’S Biggest Fan)

Season highlight: Babysitting while playing rugby against LSE #goals

Readiness for Varsity: 100/10, Whocl, you are deffo not ready for this one.

 

16. Tash Sice

Position: Prop

Nickname: Cambridge, the Frenchy-wannabe

Years played: 2

Sports night factor: 5/10, but if she comes out she’s the last one standing.

Banter: 6.8/10, depends if she has eaten before.

Flirt: 5/10, she prefers fine foods.

Season highlight: having an amazing comeback in second semester after a long injury.

Readiness for Varsity: 100/10, already warming up her voice to yell at the opposition when we are defending.

 

17. Rosie Barnes

Position: Second/Back Row

Years played: 2

Sports night factor: 3/10, always leaves before PI.

Banter: 6/10, too focused on the game.

Flirt: 0/10, in a committed relationship.

Season highlight: Tackled England’s Rugby numbah 10 at our Inner Warrior Camp.

Readiness for Varsity: 10/10, rumors say that she is featured in one of the famous “best rugby tackles ever” youtube video.

 

18. Keira Sesay

Position: Second row

Years played: 1

Sports night factor: 4/10, threw up everywhere during a football vs rugby boat race.

Banter: 6/10, gives the attitude.

Flirt: 9.9999/10, brought her boyfriend to Chichester to watch us play.

Season highlight: big big big tackles.

Readiness for Varsity: 10/10, you don’t want to be tackled by her.

 

19. Zoonii Kayler

Position: Flanker

Nickname: Pole queen, vegan #2

Years played: 1

Sports night factor: 2/10, some progress to be made.

Banter: 1/10, was impressed by Paz’s jokes.

Flirt: 100/10, pulled the cap on one of the first PI nights.

Season highlight: Doing pole moves everywhere: on the train, on the pitch, on the team pics, just everywhere.

Readiness for Varsity: will depend on how the pole Varsity went.

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21. Louise Martin

Position: Wing

Nickname: Loulou, Bunny, Lapinou

Years played: 1

Sports night factor: 7/10, loves the costumes (#rudolph #irishpumfuckinshit)

Banter: 7/10, photoshops Blanco (holding hands with her) everywhere.

Flirt: 8/10, loves the blonds (beware Lottie).

Season highlight: Scores try even when she starts running in the wrong direction.

Readiness for Varsity: 14/10, she’s the lady Teddy Thomas #frenchflair

 

22. Anya Meidell

Position: Wing

Nickname: @nyouts (if you follow her she will like 17 of your insta posts).

Years played: 1

Sports night factor: 0/10 Peed in a pint cup on the PI party bus. No sign of life since.

Banter: 4/10 “I don’t think she’s funny” Raph (see no.20).

Season highlight: Taking down girls that are 3x her size.

Readiness for Varsity: 10/10, will join Tash in warming up her voice to yell at Whocl.

 

 

 

Photography by Ece Çakıroğlu, Instagram: @ece_cakiroglu

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