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Professional rugby players striving to get the ball during the game. Rugby player with ball is blocked by the opposite team player at ground.

Sunset Hills approves rugby field over objections of neighbors

September 11, 2019

Thank you for reading this breaking news. Look for full coverage of Tuesday's four-hour meeting in the Sept. 19 issue of The Call.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The...

Pictured above: Design Concept C, the most well-received design concept for Stephen J. Bander Park. The concept features a more passive use of the park. Renderin

Rugby field is focus of public comments on master plan

July 30, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  A discussion about what Sunset Hills should do with Stephen J. Bander Park, formerly known as Sunset Hills Golf Course, was overshadowed...

The proposed location of the St. Louis Bomber's rugby park.

Impact of rugby fields up for debate on golf course site

July 16, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  It seemed like a done deal for the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club to lease part of the former Sunset Hills Golf Course from Sunset Hills,...

Public hearing tonight on proposed rugby complex at Sunset Hills Golf Course

Public hearing tonight on proposed rugby complex at Sunset Hills Golf Course

July 9, 2019

Sunset Hills will hold a public hearing tonight, Tuesday, July 9, at Sunset Hills City Hall, 3939 Lindbergh Blvd., on the proposed amended development plan for the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club to build...

Pictured above: An aerial view of the Sunset Hills Golf Course, with the location of the proposed rugby park in green. Rendering courtesy of the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club.

Bombers Rugby has new home in Sunset Hills

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 7, 2019

The St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club scored a successful pitch to the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen at a Feb. 26 work session as the board unanimously approved a 25-year lease with the rugby club to use part...

Sunset Hills Golf Course to become city driving range

February 20, 2019

Sunset Hills will reopen the Sunset Hills Golf Course driving range as a city-run venue in 2019, but whether it will include a rugby field is yet to be seen. The city will hold a special work session...

Pictured above: An aerial view of the Sunset Hills Golf Course, with the location of the proposed rugby park in green. Rendering courtesy of the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club.

Sunset Hills looking at its options for 122-acre golf course donation

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter December 13, 2018

Sunset Hills has a new city-owned golf course that could serve as a park and as a bonus, might even get a new sports team to root for if a rugby club builds its playing fields on the property. The 122...

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