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Nate_Ebner and Johnathan_Wicklow_Barberie Rugby_WrapUpPHILADELPHIA, PA – Our lucky streak continues in landing the more interesting personalties in sports with Mr. Nate Ebner, currently of the New England Patriots. Nate, as many of you may recall, played rugby and American Football at Ohio State. And was good at both. So good, in fact, that was on the cover of the CRC 7s 2011 Program and then, obviously, drafted by the Pats.

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But while the hard-hitting NFL defensive back is also quick, he wasn’t quick enough to avoid our globe-trotting Rugby Savant, Johnathan Wicklow Barberie, who hit the accommodating and patient Nate Ebner @natebner34 with a barrage of questions that included NFL star QB Tom Brady and the penchant for chopping up perfectly good sweatshirts in New England.

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RWU Co-host Johnathan Wicklow Barberie is the contrived Kiwi rugby personality who can't go ANYWHERE without being asked for an autograph. He always obliges... Matt McCarthy handles the more serious interviews and handles the RWU Sports Desk.