St. Patrick’s HS students get spots on Quebec rugby teams

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Photo: Luc Lang

Laurie-Ann Welch (holding the ball), shown in action against the Cornwall Claymores, will be in Calgary for the upcoming Canadian Rugby Championship in mid-August.

St. Patrick’s High School, with barely 500 students, is known mainly for its football and basketball programs. They can now add rugby to its sports portfolio.

Two 2017 graduates are heading to Calgary this week to play in the upcoming Canadian Rugby Championship, from August 15 to 20.