Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pat Danahy Represents Stanford at Rugby World Cup

New Zealand-Former Stanford Football and Rugby player (’08), recently represented the United States National Rugby team in the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. Pat was on the bench for the pool matches played against Ireland and Russia, and started against Australia. The Americans have one match remaining against Italy in pool play, and are eliminated form the quarterfinals with a 1-2 record with the win coming against the Russians. The Rugby World Cup is the third largest sporting event in the world behind the Olympic and the Soccer World Cup. ‘We are incredibly proud of Pat and what he has achieved’ says Stanford Director of Rugby Matt Sherman, who is also an assistant coach with the USA National Team in New Zealand. ‘He has worked hard to get where he is and the Stanford community can be very proud of what he has achieved and how he represents Stanford and his country.’