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Historic Bective men

Two Bective men, Charlie Lydon and Conor Shalloe, helped make history for Santa Monica Rugby Club during the summer when they helped coach Santa Monica Rugby Club Boys U14 and Boys U12 teams to victory in the Southern California Championship.

This is the first time that the prestigious club, winner of two US National Club Championships, has ever won the Southern California Championship in two age groups during one season. Their two sons, 14-year-old Conor Lydon and 11-year-old John Conor Shalloe (pictured here with his dad), were key for their respective teams.