The first XV season since the #1 ranked 2019/2020 team was left high and dry by COVID begins this month. Pictured: Founding Fathers from the 1978/1979 season. This picture was taken prior to the Mount Cup. This marked the emergence of the Loyola program as a regional rugby powerhouse. The year prior, the club finished last in the tournament. The year of this pic, they took first place! Top row: Nick McCoy, Greg Fudge, Mart Etzel, Dave Seibert, Tim McGann, John Hussar, Andy Caricino Middle Row: Doug Lombardo, Louis Carrico, Geoff Failla, Paul Meed, Chris Naughten, Mike Gillespie Front Row: Vic Norris, Tony Taresco, Jamie Caulfield, Danny Heenan, Tony Armiger, Mike Homa, Rudy Carrico Gentlemen, on behalf of SLOB, WE SALUTE YOU!!!