Category Archive: Rugby Community

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 …

Continue reading »

Big Ten Universities Sevens Tournament Here in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI- The University of Michigan Rugby Team is excited to announce they will be holding the first leg of the Big Ten Universities 7s Championship Series on April 8th.   The tournament will be held on the turf at Mitchell Field which is located between U of M hospital and North Campus on …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

September Alumnus of the Month: Doug Chenoweth

Every year, Michigan Rugby sets goals to not only better themselves, but better the sport as a whole. Part of this process is spreading the word and maintaining involvement, and Doug Chenoweth is a textbook example of that. Despite a busy lifestyle, Doug has found a way to include Michigan Rugby and promote the sport …

Continue reading »

July Alumnus of the Month: Harvey Schiller

This month, UMRFC honors Harvey Schiller. Harvey, a former President of the club, currently is working with America’s Cup, but has spent time in various corners of the sports world, both collegiate and professional. A retired serviceman, Harvey was one of the men who played in the Big House Game in 1969. Here’s what he …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

css.php