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Tess Feury

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  • Date of Birth15 Mar 1996

The 27-year-old works as a Pediatric Nurse away from rugby and, during the pandemic, would be working 12 hour shifts whilst trying to maintain fitness during lockdown at her family home in New Jersey. Growing up in a rugby household, with her Dad a coach and both her brothers as players, Feury honed her athletic talents in their basement gym, christened the ‘Feury House of Pain’. An all-rounder at full-back, Feury is adept both in attack and defence, eager to pick a line and make a break and is often proactive and driving in the tackle. She also possess’ a cannon of a boot, a weapon she utilises both in open play and at set-piece time.

First picking up a ball at 4 years old, Feury progressed through high school and then University teams as a standout, simultaneously progressing through the national systems, as an All-American at High School and Collegiate level. The full-back then progressed to the U-20’s before her full debut for the national team in 2016 in a Super Series against England; since then, she has 16 caps for her country which includes representing the USA at the 2017 and 2022 World Cups. She first entered topflight rugby with New York Rugby Club before moving to Railway Rugby Union in the All Ireland League and, last year, to DMP Sharks.