On Saturday, August 26, in Fort Worth, TX, we are excited to announce the induction of the 2023 TRU Hall of Fame Class. The prestigious event will take place at the Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel, commencing with a delightful cocktail hour at 6:00 PM.

During this memorable evening, we will not only honor the Hall of Fame inductees but also present the Distinguished Service Awards. Additionally, we will bestow the esteemed Alan Sharpley Award upon a deserving individual. Moreover, our honored team for the evening will be the 2000 Men’s Fort Worth Men’s D2 National Championship team.

Saturday, August 26, 2023

  • Cocktail Hour – 6:00PM
  • HOF Banquet – 7:00-11:00PM
  • After Social

Please wear business or semi-formal attire for the HOF Banquet.

2023 Hall of Fame Class

Mark Anthony

Suzanne Cobarruvias

David Dodge

Larry Gallego, San Antonio

Greg “Guido” Goodman

Distinguished Services Awards

High School/Youth

Nick Marketos

Mike Marketos


Bob Macnab


John Via

Alan Sharpley Memorial Award

Bob Latham

Honor Team

2000 Fort Worth Rugby Club – Men’s Division 2 National Championship Team



When it comes to traveling to the Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel from the airports in Dallas, namely DFW International Airport and Love Field, you have two options. However, we highly recommend flying into DFW International Airport for your convenience. This airport provides a direct train service that can take you directly to the Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel. 

For more detailed information on transportation options between Dallas-Fort Worth Airport (DFW) and the Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel, you can refer to this website. It will provide you with comprehensive details and guidance on the available routes and modes of transportation.


We have organized a group of rooms at the Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel [MAP] with a special discounted rate of $180 per night. It’s important to know that these rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Kindly note that this room block will be valid until August 11. If you encounter any issues or receive a notification stating that no rooms are available before August 11, please contact us at traci@texasrugbyunion.com. We will promptly inform the hotel and explore the possibility of securing additional rooms.


You have the option to purchase individual tickets or tables for the event. If you prefer a table, simply adjust the quantity to 10 seats. For two tables, adjust the quantity to 20, and so forth. As you make your selection, a 10% discount will be automatically applied, and you can review the discounted price in your cart.

Kindly be aware that ticket sales will close on August 21 at noon, and no tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Make sure to secure your tickets before the deadline.


As a TRU HOF member, don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your HOF pride with our exclusive merchandise offerings. 

Additionally, HOF members can also discover a wider range of Texas Rugby Union merchandise available at our online shop.

To ensure you receive your merchandise before the banquet, please pre-order by July 15!