Category Archive: Club Operations

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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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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