December 2016 SISU Player of the Month: Kyle Patmore

We’re closing out an amazing 2016 with one of our newest members of the club… freshman Kyle Patmore is the December 2016 SISU Player of the Month! Kyle is an in-state recruit who grew up just north of Ann Arbor in Brighton and has significant high school rugby experience. Although he is only in his …

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December Alumnus of the Month: Aaron “Tex” Dodd

Here at UMRFC, much of what we do would be impossible with out the help of our Alumni. This month, we honor Aaron “Tex” Dodd, who has remained active with UMRFC since his departure as a player in 2009. From running touch games in the summer to working with the SAC to organizing Olde Boys …

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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 …

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November 2016 SISU Player of the Month: Zack Burns

The 2016 November Player of the Month is Zack “Junior” Burns! Junior is the co-captain of this team and did a tremendous job filling in on the field for injured captain Jeremy Reid in the winter/spring. Junior is a player who leads by example and is someone the younger players look up to. After suffering …

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November Alumnus of the Month: Mark Benton

This month, we celebrate one of the men who led UMRFC in the early 2000’s and saw the club come into its own as a competitive collegiate entity. Read more about Mark “Flounder” Benton in this month’s UMRFC “Alumnus of the Month”: When did you play? My first time playing rugby was on Palmer Field …

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Michigan vs. Michigan State Top 23 Recap

Ann Arbor, MI — In what turned out to be a beautiful Saturday in Ann Arbor, the Maize and Blue were able to come out on top of their in-state rivals with a 31-13 win. Since, Michigan’s loss to Indiana, every game has been crucial but this game had the added dimension of a classic …

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October 2016 SISU Player of the Month: Liam Clancy

Ann Arbor, MI –   Our first freshman of the fall 15s season has been named SISU player of the month and it is Liam “Tuna” Clancy.  Liam joined Michigan rugby early in the season and has put his speed and agility gained from years of playing basketball to use by scoring four tries against …

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Community Service: Habitat for Humanity

This past Friday, September 30th, some members of the University of Michigan Rugby Football Club volunteered at a Habitat for Humanity® build in nearby Ypsilanti Michigan.  The players were helping Habitat remodel a house that they had purchased from the city.  Throughout the day, the players helped paint doors, remove unneeded walls, caulk doorways and …

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Michigan v Iowa Top 23 Recap

Ann Arbor, MI – Last week the men took a trip to Iowa City that resulted in a 35-19 win for the Wolverines. The game got off to a rough start as Michigan had a knock-on during the opening kickoff. The men seemed to be out of synch due to the long travel to Iowa. …

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October Alumnus of the Month: Dave Weber

As we enter the grit-and-grind of the middle of XV’s season here in Ann Arbor, we look back to honor the career of Dave Weber. Dave was a Hall of Inspiration Inductee in 2015, and his playing style reflects a key aspect of Michigan Rugby today: Wolverineness. A past Captain, Dave’s work off the field …

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