Category Archive: Rugby Community

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 …

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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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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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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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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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