Category Archive: Club Operations

Giving Blueday

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, the University of Michigan is once again turning Giving Tuesday, the national movement to kick off the giving season, into Giving Blueday. You can help fund our athletes’ pursuit for greatness both on and off the field by donating to Michigan Rugby! What is Giving Blueday? Giving Blueday 2015 is …

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MRugby Online Store! Its Finally Here!

        After “two weeks” of waiting for the convenience of being able to purchase Michigan Rugby apparel from the comfort of our homes, libraries, public bathrooms, or wherever you surf the web, it is finally here! The online store has arrived and oh boy doesn’t she just look gorgeous. HERE IS THE …

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Bruce Kingsbury Legacy Jersey Announcement

Ann Arbor, MI — The University of Michigan Rugby Football Club is excited to announce the launch of their special edition Bruce Kingsbury Legacy Jersey. Bruce is a former player for UMRFC and these jerseys were made possible through a generous donation made to the club in his name. The jersey, which will celebrate the …

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2015 UMRFC Costa Rica Tour Recap

Day 1: Travel & 7s Tournament On February 27th until March 8th 2015, 25 members from your favorite squad of ruggers went on tour to Costa Rica along with head coach Brandon Sparks and Olde Boy/ Tour Manager Spencer Scolnick for a group total of 27. We arrived at our hostel in San Jose at …

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Strength and Conditioning Education

Earlier in January, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Stu Roche attended the National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. The NSCA conference is regarded as the most comprehensive meetings of thought on training methodology, injury prevention and sports performance enhancement in the United States. The conference comprises keynote lectures, meetings of special …

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2014 Winter Sevens

The University of Michigan Rugby Club is set to begin their annual intrasquad sevens series tonight at 9pm. The teams are named after significant University of Michigan contributors. New players are drafted into the teams with Tohy Rakotovololona being this year’s top pick. Last year’s reigning champion, Team Stephen M. Ross comes in with high …

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Beware the Wolverine

Since Monday 9th September the UMRFC has been gaining early access to the weight room in the Intramural Sports Building in order to conduct a team lift prior to business hours. Despite the early wake up call, players are determined to take every opportunity to gain an advantage over their opposition on Saturdays. Last week …

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New UMRFC Gear is for sale!

New crewneck sweatshirts, longsleeve t-shirts, and hats are now available for purchase until 9/29. Follow this link to order for shipping: shipping Follow this link to order for in store pick-up: pick-up

Introducing the New UMRFC Summer Gear

Thanks to UMRFC’s own Ben Shapiro, Michigan Rugby apparel is now available through Underground Print for purchase. These shirts are a great way to rep the UMRFC and show some school or team spirit. Part of the proceeds will go towards funding the club, which will go towards travel, coaching, equipment and more. These shirts …

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Summer High School Clinic a Success

High school players from various Michigan programs enjoyed a day with U of M at the summer clinic this past weekend. The players spent 6 hours working mainly on fundamental skills and decision making. The day included many games and some team play. Chase Chapman won the 1v1 competition while Will VanderArk was awarded Player …

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