Thank-you for supporting Milwaukee rugby campaign for the national championship.

The Milwaukee Harlequins Rugby Football Club would like to thank everyone who contributed to the fundraising efforts (see below) in support of our National, Division II USA Rugby campaign. Without the support of generous benefactors, the Harlequins would not have been able to take our brand of Rugby on the road.

The Harlequins finished in 7th place nationally, and in the Fall season will now compete in Division I for the first time in the history of the Club. Currently, the Milwaukee Harlequins are the only Division I club in Wisconsin. 

In addition to financial contributors, and of course the dedication of all our playing members, numerous people in the club worked together to make this trip happen. They include:

  • Joe Kloiber – Club President and trip benefactor
  • Mike Loader – Coach
  • Ray Meuer – Coach
  • Pat Sharpe – Coach, benefactor and trip organizer
  • Mike Hoffenburg – Social Chairman, organized trip fundraiser at Bootleggers
  • Joe Cunningham – Team Manager, benefactor and trip organizer
  • Victor Drover – benefactor, online fundraising


  • Bernard F, Pont De L’arche, $30
  • Eric S, Waukesha, $25
  • Joseph K, Oshkosh, $10
  • Craig M, Kenosha, $16
  • Goutam S, Ottawa, $20
  • Rammohan M, Shrewsbury, $80
  • Bootleggers Bar & Grill, Milwaukee, $1,000
  • Sanj M, Cardiff, $30
  • Peter O, Eau Claire, $25
  • Maki T, Nagoya, $5
  • Michael R, Delafield, $5
  • Dennis H, Port Washington, $20
  • John P, Brookfield, $40
  • Thomas Z, Stony Brook, $50
  • Patrick S, Cedarburg, $100
  • Brian Kathy B, Wauwatosa, $50
  • Allen G, Muskego, $200
  • Pennelope G, Ann Arbor, $15
  • Merv C, Carp, Ontario, $25
  • Yevgeniy G, Castle Rock, $100
  • Pat C, $300
  • Simon P, Franklin, $25
  • Raj G, Manchester, $50
  • Matt L, Brown Deer, $10
  • Leon K, Milwaukee, $20
  • Mike B, Port Washington, $20
  • Peter W, Wauwatosa, $50
  • Joseph S, Cudahy, $100
  • Vince K, Milwaukee, $1.00
  • Joseph O, Brookfield, $100
  • James H, Milwaukee, $250
  • Joseph C, Waukesha, $100
  • Victor D, Sussex, $250

Vic Drover
Vic Drover

Vic has a long history in and around the sport of rugby both in Canada and the US. He has played for and started numerous clubs (Vandal's RFC, Strathcona Druids, Suffolk Bull Moose, West Side Harlequins, Milwaukee Barbarians, Hamilton Girls Rugby), and served many roles over the years at all administrative levels. Vic joined the Harlequins in 2007 and remained an active club member through the transition to the Barbarians. These days, he spends his rugby time playing tag rugby and touring with the Old Boys, keeping the club website updated, helping organize the Lakefront 7s, and fundraising.

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