Temecula Rugby Club raises over five thousand dollars for local man battling cancer

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Temecula Rugby Club President Jason Glover, left, along with member Joe Sorenson, right, stand with Dave Romero at a recent event held for him at the Tilted Kilt in Temecula. Courtesy photo
The Temecula Mountain Lions Rugby Club hosted a men’s rugby tournament Sept. 21, to benefit local resident Dave Romero, who recently received news of his stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis of a non-smoking lung cancer that has spread to his spinal column. As a father of six, a grandfather of five and a husband of 37 years Romero and his family were devastated when they received the news of his diagnosis, he said. Romero is a close family friend of Mountain Lion team member, Adam Barker. Barker reached out to his teammates, and the idea of a charity tournament was born. Nearly 200 people turned out to support the event which included a men’s rugby tournament, silent auction and raffle. The all-day even
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