Category Archive: Game Info

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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Week 4 of Intrasquad Sevens Marked by High Scoring Games

      (Pictured: Ben Cotsarelis moments before looking like a complete clown, also Kyle Patmore)   The first Friday in February brought the start of our fourth week for intrasquad sevens. A certain team member in charge of the website had decided to use that day to take new roster photos for the team, …

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Major Upsets in Week 3 of Sevens

The third week of our winter intrasquad sevens season commenced last Friday, January 27th 2017. This week brought some intense games and big upsets to the sevens standings. The good news: Canham may be a little more humble this week. The bad news: our stars on Bennie Oosterbaan struggled all day. Unfortunately, I couldn’t be …

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Week 2 of Intrasquad Sevens Filled with Great Games

  On Friday January 20th, the White House wasn’t the only place that saw a transition of power. UMRFC’s weekly sevens games proved again that this year would not be like the last. With some triumphant wins and heart breaking losses, week two brought us more great rugby. The question on everyone’s mind, of course, …

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Week 1 of Intrasquad Sevens Shows Promise of Scrambled Standings

Friday, January 13th 2017 saw the beginning of a new intrasquad sevens season here in Ann Arbor. The team saw a big influx of new players this year and with it, a sizable change in the structure of many of our beloved sevens teams. Only time will tell if the trends that began to shape on …

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Men’s 7s Collects the Plate in Ohio

This past weekend the 7s side traveled to Ohio for the Notre Dame College Collegiate Challenge Cup. This 7s tournament qualifier for the USA Rugby College 7s championship. The Wolverines were put into Pool B alongside Xavier and St. Bonaventure. In the first game of the day, Michigan faced off against Xavier. This one was …

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Michigan Starts Spring Season with a Win Against Oakland

In the first 15s game of the spring season, UMRFC faced off against Oakland University on Saturday at Mitchell Field in Ann Arbor. Oakland kicked off to start the game and the game started with some sloppy play and turnovers by both teams while play remained in Michigan’s own half. Oakland attempted to chip and …

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Michigan Loses to Ohio State in Last Minute Heart Breaker

On Saturday, November 7 Ohio State made the journey to Ann Arbor to face off against the Wolverines in one of the most important matches of the year in the Big10. The winner of this game would place second overall and face Indiana the following week in Big10 Championships for a shot at the title …

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Michigan Hammers Home a Win In Illinois

On Saturday October 31, the Wolverines spent their Halloween on a bus to a from Champagne, Illinois to take on the Fighting Illini. The started out quite close and was a nail-biter at half, but in our usual Michigan rugby way, we finished strong and pulled out a commanding win at the end. Top 23: …

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Michigan Trumps Iowa

On Saturday October 24, Michigan hosted Iowa University at Mitchell Field for some good ol’ rugby. Feeling fresh after a bye week last week, Michigan was eager to get on the field and make a statement. Top 23: Michigan dotted the ball down within the first minute after full back Andre Cargill made a pass …

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