blues hof

John Ellis

1978-present

Flyhalf, Founding Coach

George Boothby

1978-1985

Flanker, Coach

Keith Wright

1978-2012

Wing, Center, Flanker, Prop

Otis Purvis

1978-1988

Center

David Chapman

1978 – Present

Prop, Coach

Chris Porter

1993 – Present

Utility, Coach

Danny Lonergan

1972 – 2012

Loose Forward

Tim Trivette

1984 – 2005

 Second Row, Tight‐Head Prop

Mike Osborne

Matt Robinette

James Painter

Official Old Boys

John Ellis Cup

These are the old boys that have been/are currently supporting the blues by paying dues or donating to the team.

Alex Kalasinsky

David Hamberg

John Ellis

Mike Herron

Mike Ireland

John Leo

Kenny McCombs

Greg Robinette

Tim Trivette

Lex MacCubbin

Daniel Roach

Todd Evans

David Spivey

David Chapman

Alan Larivee

Bob Harvey

Darin T Darden

Jack Russell

Alex Kalasinsky

John Ellis

Tim Trivette

David Hamberg

Jamie Newnam

David Chapman

Dan Roach

John Leo

The Cup is given each year by John Ellis, first coach of the Norfolk Blues, for players or administrators symbolizing rugby excellence.

1979-1989

1979 – 1980 Dan Lonergan

1980 – 1981 Mike Osborne & Otis Purvis

1981 – 1982 David Chapman

1982 – 1983 Curtis Hall

1983 – 1984 John Ballinger

1984 – 1985 Bruce Setzer

1985 – 1986 Jim Booker

1986 – 1987 Keith Wright

1987 – 1988 Dane Cheek

1988 – 1989 Steve Sawyer & Dale Carlson

1989-1999

1989 – 1990 Dan Roach

1990 – 1991 Mick White

1991 – 1992 Tim Trivette

1992 – 1993 James Painter

1993 – 1994 Steve Walters

1994 – 1995 Billy Wilson

1995 – 1996 Jamie Marshall

1996 – 1997 Jeff Anderson

1997 – 1998 Mike Crabbs

1998 – 1999 Tom West

1999-2009

1999 – 2000 Darin Darden

2000 – 2001 John Hamilton

2001 – 2002 Tim Walsh

2002 – 2003 Chris Porter

2003 – 2004 Mike Old

2004 – 2005 Jamie Newnam

2005 – 2006 Ed Stockunas

2006 – 2007 Fred Wintermantel

2007 – 2008 Matt Robinette

2008 – 2009 John Leo

2009-Present

2009 – 2010 Daniel Hare

2010 – 2011 Jeremy Frayne

2011 – 2012 Jimmy Smith

2012 – 2013 Johnny Cameron

2013 – 2014 Anthony Kowalski

2014 – 2015 Robb Parsons

2015 – 2016 David Paradiso

2016 – 2017 Doc Irey