Anthony Purpura

Anthony Purpura
Eagle No.416
Born November 11, 1986
Hometown Haverhill, MA  us
Height 6'3
Club Boston Rugby Club
Caps XV: 3
CollegeUniversity of Maine
Previous Clubs
Mid-Canterbury Rugby
Ashburton Celtic

Anthony Purpura first started playing rugby in college when his brother got him involved at the University of Maine. He went on to represent the Northeast at the Collegiate All-Stars tournament.

Upon graduation, he continued to play at Mid-Canterbury Rugby Union and Ashburton Celtic, before coming back to the States, where he played at Boston Rugby Club. In 2010, Purpura made his Men's Eagles debut at Prop against Russia in Glendale, Colorado. He was again called in for the United States in 2012, this time for the developmental squad in the Americas Rugby Championship.

Purpura is currently Assistant Coach for the Harvard Women's Rugby program.

Match List

Date Venue OpponentTeamCompetition Result
04 Feb, 4:00 pmToyota FieldUruguayMen's Eagles
29 - 23
11 Feb, 6:00 pmDell DiamondBrazilMen's Eagles
51 - 3
18 Feb, 8:00 pmSwangard StadiumCanadaMen's Eagles
51 - 34
25 Feb, 1:40 pmEstadio San Carlos de ApoquindoChileMen's Eagles
57 - 9
04 Mar, 3:10 pmCricket and Rugby ClubArgentina XVMen's Eagles
27 - 27
Date Venue OpponentTeamCompetition Result