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VIEW PHOTOS | Atlanta Bucks Rugby vs. High Country @ Walker Park

imageThat crunch you hear? It’s a tell tale sign that the Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club is in the midst of its spring season. It’s a distinct noise made by men wearing no pads colliding at high speeds.

The Bucks hit the pitch on March 20 for their fourth match this season, this time facing a rematch with crosstown rival High Country. The Bucks kept it close during their first match, losing 29-3. But the second meeting between the two sides resulted in a 83-5 thrashing from High Country.

The Bucks take the field again on Saturday, hosting a Birmingham club that beat them 84-3 earlier this season.

imageThere’s also a chance to spend some time with the Bucks today (Friday) off the field, as the club hosts a sign-up and recruitment event at Mixx. Don’t fret — they want to sign you up for their festive fundraiser the Purple Dress Run on May 1.

The event — yes, it features participants in purple dresses in a bar crawl through Midtown — attracted 125 people last year and raised more than $3,000 for the club.


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