Category Archive: Rugby Community

Summer High School Clinic a Success

High school players from various Michigan programs enjoyed a day with U of M at the summer clinic this past weekend. The players spent 6 hours working mainly on fundamental skills and decision making. The day included many games and some team play. Chase Chapman won the 1v1 competition while Will VanderArk was awarded Player …

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High School Clinic June 15th

The UMRFC is excited to announce that the 2013 High School Clinic will be June 15th from 10:00am to 4:00pm at North Field in Ann Arbor. The clinic is open to boys aged 13-18. All participants will receive a clinic t-shirt as well as lunch. The cost of the clinic is $60. Players will receive …

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Rugby at the YMCA

Earlier in the semester, Ann Arbor player and leader Tom Stulberg along with U of M’s Chris Padmos and Chris Hopfner spent the afternoon teaching their favorite sport to kids enrolled in the local YMCA. The Y promotes many summer and after school sport programs and with the work of Tom, rugby has started to …

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Training Future Michigan Rugby Players

The UMRFC recently spread their rugby knowledge, helping at the MITE camp as well as hosting their first summer rugby clinic. Players helped at the 2012 MITE (Michigan Introduction to Technology and Engineering) camp alongside players from the women’s rugby club. More than 40 students in the 10th and 11th grades participated in small drills …

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Michigan Rugby to Host High School Clinic

Michigan Rugby will be hosting a one day clinic for any high school players looking to advance their skills over the summer. The clinic will be July 14th at Mitchell Field from 10:00am to 4:00pm. All clinics participants will receive lunch and a clinic t-shirt. The clinic will expose players to drills used by Michigan …

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France Tour Wrap Up

The UMRFC has returned from a successful spring break tour to France. 33 players and 1 coach were able to represent U of M abroad and below are some highlights from the trip outside of the match reports. Omaha Beach and Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial One of the strongest impressions left on the team …

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Rookie Rugby Clinic a Success

More than 20 players and community members were successfully trained as Rookie Rugby Instructors yesterday at Riverside Park.  USA Rugby’s Erin Kennedy led the hour-plus session.  Trainees were taught games and instruction methods and had a good time doing so. Jim Clawson of the Birmingham Area Youth RFC is helping organize the application of the …

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