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UCLU Men's Rugby Club go #blondeforMind

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UCLU Men's Rugby are dyeing our hair bleach blonde by March 10th in an effort to show we won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. We want do something, however small, to help MIND, a charity going above and beyond so nobody should have to deal with mental issues alone ( 

Our 16 players have set themselves a total target of £1600, any donations at all would be hugely appreciated.

Please find below our player profiles. The 1st team captain is not only bleaching his hair, but also dying it in the club colour purple.

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Player Profiles:

Name: Joseph Ryan
Age: 20+1
Position: Flanker
Course:  BA (Hons), Spark Notes and Wikipedia Historical Studies
Player history: 1st team captain. Not a big fan of actually playing sport; rather get a nosebleed and watch from the sideline.
Try celebration: Sheer bewilderment before trying to look around to see if my dad saw me do it.
Fun Fact: Rhodri Sennitt, our VP, was actually born in England. The affirmation that he’s Welsh is merely a lie and a rouse.
Favourite hair style: Throughout childhood, my mum told me I looked like James Bond. My peers instead decided I look like Gollum. I’ll be going purple for Mind.

Name: Ben Carter
Position: Dropped. I'm Not bitter though as when I am selected I just ask to come off anyway
Course: The rise and fall of Desmond tutu
Player history: Plysmstock u12s tag
Try celebration: N/A. To score I would actually have to catch the ball first
Fun fact: despite all rumours I'm actually a nice guy
Favourite hair style: doesn't matter what hair I have I'm still president and that's all girls care about

Name: Minhyuk Seo
Age: 20+1
Position: Loose(head prop)
Course: MSci - Biological Sciences major - Oriental studies minor.
Player History: Started playing the same year the Korean national side was established - chronology of causality still hotly debated.
Try celebration: Will find out one day when the impossible happens
Fun fact: Despite my english sounding name I am in fact of Korean descent
Favourite hair style: The Kim Jong - 0 on the sides and a broom head on the top

Name: Fergus Wills
Age: Mature Student
Position: Fly Half
Course: BA History
Player History: Last touched down under the sticks in 2013
Try Celebration: Far too modest to celebrate
Fun Fact: Friends with Joseph Ryan
Favourite Hair Style: The Gerd Muller

Name: Arthur Turner
Age: 18
Position: Centre
Course: MSci Mathematics
Player history: Played one game for the 2nds, and for some unknown reason wasn't asked to play again?
Try celebration: Swan Dive
Fun fact: Did you know the English cucumber is one of the largest varieties and can grow over 2 feet long??
Favourite hairstyle: The Sébastien Chabal

Name: George Koido
Age: 18
Position: Hooker
Course: History BA with a Year Abroad
Player history: one solitary cap for cheshire u20s
Try celebration: Roger Milla esque
Fun fact: Theresa May told me I'm sensitive and in touch with my feelings.
Favourite hair style: Ronaldo powah trim

Name: Joshua Carter aka Hodor
Age: 22
Position: Believes he is a No8 but really he’s a fat prop
Subject: Rock studies
Player history: Lanky second row in juniors, now a fat lumbering prop for UCLMRFC
Try celebration: I don’t get to score tries 
Fun Fact: Polar bears can eat as many as 86 penguins in a single sitting
Favourite hairstyle: Justin biebers haircut when his song Baby ft Ludacris came out

Name: Peter Benson
Age: 19
Position: Playmaking Flanker
Player history: Record point scorer for Altrincham Kersal under-6s tag. Injured myself the only time I dived for a try. Two time ‘Most Improved Player’ nominee
Try celebration: The David Brent dance
Fun fact: Paralysing fear of water slides after smashing my teeth to pieces on one.
Favourite hair style: The Jonah Lomu. Elite trim.

name: William George Kirk
Position: Bench
Player History: U13 school captain, down hill from there!
course: N/A
Celebration: the iron lotus
Fun fact: Nominated for fittest fresher in 2015, 2017 still a fresher....
Favourite hairstyle: don't mind as long as my mum pays for it

Name: Tom Windows
Age: 20
Position: Jack of all trades, master of none
Course: BSc Geography
Player History: From humble beginnings blossomed UCLUMRFC's leading try scorer
Try Celebration: Well practiced
Fun Fact: Used a branch 15ft up a lone tree in the middle of the Sahara Desert to go to the loo
Favourite Hairstyle: Skinhead

Name: Caspar Barnes
Age: 19
Position: Second row
Course: BASc Arts and Sciences
Player History: walked to the football stand at UCL fair, grabbed a pen, and dabbed. Proceeded to the rugby stand, and have never looked back.
Try celebration: huh?
Fun fact: I can chop a pint in 3.78 seconds
Favourite hair style: The Shag

Name: Michael Jelly
Age: 20
Position: Either centre
Course: Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Player history: successfully broke my nose for the 1s after starting off in the 2s, seeking to do so again in Varsity
Try celebration: trying to not look too smug
Fun fact: When describing a hairstyle that is yellow in colour, the word is gendered. For women it is blonde, for men it is blond. People seem to enjoy getting this wrong.
Favourite hair style: Boring, average, short (but not too short) back and sides, swept haphazardly across at the front.

Name : Simon Riley
Age: 20+1
Position: UCH A&E department
Course: BSc chemistry
Player History: I wore my mate's midlands rugby training top once when it was really cold.
Try Celebration: Pure shock
Fun Fact: saving up to get a tattoo of my own face on my left buttock.
Favourite Hair Style: Gareth Gates c. 2002

Name: Roman Mikhaylenko
Age: 20
Position: Wing
Course: Natural Sciences
Player history: I think it's always better to focus on the future
Try celebration: calling my dad so he's a little less disappointed
Fun fact: dad is still waiting for a call
Favourite hair style: the landing strip

Our two international participants:

Name: Miles Duncan
Age: 22
Position: Charlatan fly half with communication problems
Course: French and Spanish (Erasmus chill abroad scholar)
Player history: From stalwart pillar of the schoolboy back row to unchained playmaker... Now, smugly donning the lofty, tighter fitting 10 shirt that occupied my dreams, I reached my apogee with a brief stint in the 1st XV before subsequent dropping and ultimate exile to the south of Spain
Try celebration: depending on the season, a lamb will usually be slaughtered (I also offer vegan sacrifice)
Fun fact: Much like billy goats, members of UCL Men's Rugby urinate on their own heads to smell more attractive to females
Favourite hairstyle: Inverse mohawk

Name: Michael Henman
Position: 6, 7 or 8
Course: History with beginners Spanish (currently on year abroad)

Player history: Played with the 2s in their most successful season in klub history, steered the 2s through the troubled waters of 2015/16, currently on sabbatical 

Try celebration: Rugby was, and always will be, the winner
Fun fact: Was once asked by Loop nightclub to work as a club rep
Favourite hairstyle: The honey badger

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We’re Mind, the mental health charity, working across England & Wales. We believe no one should face a mental health problem alone. We’re here for you. Whether you’re stressed, depressed or in crisis. We’ll listen, give support & advice, & fight your corner. Thanks for fundraising for national Mind.

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