Category Archive: Post-Game Report

Michigan Handles Michigan State in 34-7 Win

Michigan before the game.

This past Friday, October 10th, the Michigan State Spartans traveled the short distance to Ann Arbor to take on the Wolverines in a classic grudge match. Michigan coming hot off of a win against Wisconsin had them feeling confident, but the Wolverine side knew that this match would be as tough as any other. In …

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Michigan Comes out on Top in Rainy Slugfest Against Wisconsin, 32-27

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This past Saturday, October 4th, the Wolverines played host to the Badgers in Riverside Park in Ann Arbor in a match between two of the top teams in the Big 10 this year. Each team knew the other was a formidable opponent, and both sides looked forward to a competitive match to test each other. …

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Academy Falls 37-5 to Calvin College

A very young Michigan side traveled to the west side of the state to take on a very big and experience Calvin College side this past Saturday afternoon. This trip was an exciting opportunity for Michigan, as sixteen of the twenty two players that made the trip had never played a game of rugby for the school. …

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Wolverines Take Down Illinois 36-7 in Truncated Big 10 Opener

  This past Saturday, September 20th, UMRFC traveled down to Champaign, Illinois to take on the Fighting Illini in their Big 10 debut. The game would be cut short at 45 minutes of A-side play due to severe rain and lightning, however those short 45 minutes were enough for the Wolverines to show that they …

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Experience Prevails Over Youth in Olde Boys Matches

This past weekend was the date of the annual Olde Boys alumni weekend with treachery and experience matching off against youth and spirit. There was plenty of rugby to be had for all involved and 3 games were played this past Saturday so that the olde and young could bond once again on the rugby …

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Michigan Perseveres in the Hot West Virginia Sun to Defeat Wheeling Jesuit, 24-15

This past Saturday, the Wolverines headed down to Wheeling, West Virginia to take on the Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals in their first test of the season. With 6 new starters talking the field for the Maize and Blue, it took a while for the first XV to work out their first game jitters, but they were …

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Michigan Outlasts Saginaw Valley 43-12

Saturday, March 29 saw UMRFC host the Saginaw Valley State University Men’s Rugby club as the two clubs took part in 120 minutes of rugby over the course of the day. UMRFC’s Spring 15s side took the hard-fought first game with a final score of 43-12. In the following 2 halves of developmental rugby, the …

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UMRFC Hosts Spring Arbor and MSU for a Day of Friendly 15s and 7s

Spring Arbor University’s Men’s Rugby team came to Ann Arbor on Saturday, March 22 for another game on UMRFC’s developmental Spring 15s schedule. Spring Arbor is a team the Wolverines have played several times in the past in similar circumstances, and each time the games get tougher and tougher and Spring Arbor gets better and …

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UMFRC Takes Down EMU in Developmental Spring 15s, 75-20

On Saturday, March 15 Eastern Michigan University’s Men’s rugby club traveled the short way to Ann Arbor for some developmental Spring 15s rugby. It was a good day for both clubs as each were given opportunities to grow and learn. UMRFC loves to have good competition near to home, and as such the club is …

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Ross Clinches Win in Intrasquad Final

Fans came out this past Friday to watch UMRFC close out their Intrasquad Sevens season with an exciting playoffs and final that saw Ross take the win home for the second straight year. It was a great night of rugby for players and fans alike and a good show case of what’s to come as …

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