Category Archive: Club Operations

Wolverines To Host Michigan Collegiate Cup

Ann Arbor, MI- The Michigan Collegiate Cup will be back for a second year after a successful first year in 2016 that saw eight teams do battle in the inaugural tournament. This year’s tournament will be held once again at the University of Michigan on April 22nd where the hosting Wolverines will look to defend …

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January Alumnus of the Month: Vince Colella

From Olde Boys’ Weekend to Giving Blue Day to support at XVs games and the CRC, UMRFC receives a lot of support from its alumni throughout the year. One such supporter is Vince Colella. Currently a decorated lawyer in the Detroit area, Vince made time in his schedule away from work to serve as a …

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Senior Giveback Pledge

Ann Arbor, MI- The class of 2017 had a goal at the start of the 2016-17 school year: leave their mark on the team and make a lasting impact for the future generations of Michigan rugby players. With Giving Blueday just around the corner, the 11 seniors have created a new pledge centered around the …

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Hall of Inspiration Class of 2016

  Ann Arbor, MI- The University of Michigan Rugby Football Club celebrated their 57th year on campus with a massive celebration this past weekend that saw over 200 alumni return to Ann Arbor to celebrate the rich history of Michigan Rugby. Among the many festivities that happened over the 4 days was the second Hall …

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Michigan Rugby Launches “Share the Game”

Ann Arbor- The University of Michigan Rugby men and women’s programs and Washington D.C. Youth Rugby are excited to announce their partnership for the 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. The ‘Share the Game’ initiative aims to send 70 local D.C. youth rugby players to the CRC event the weekend of June 4-5 at PPL …

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CRC Tickets Now Available

Ann Arbor- Tickets are finally available for the return of the University of Michigan men and women’s squads to the Collegiate Rugby Championship. The Championships will take place at PPL Park in Philadelphia, PA on June 4-5. This will be the second year for the women’s team where they will look to build on their …

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S & C Coach

The Michigan Rugby program named Josh Verran as the new head strength and conditioning coach. Verran replaces long time coach Stu Roche who left for Marquette University to fill their associate strength and conditioning coach position. He will be joining a new look Michigan Rugby that has seen both the men and women’s team combine …

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Michigan Collegiate Cup

Ann Arbor, MI- A collegiate champion will be crowned this Spring for the state of Michigan as the University of Michigan Rugby Football Club will be hosting The Michigan Collegiate Cup on Saturday March 26th at Mitchell Field. The mitten state boasts many college sides that range across several competition platforms from NSCRO to D1A …

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New Online Store Items

Our online store through Underground Printing is growing, and it now includes some gear from Rhino Rugby. Check it out here!

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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