SISU™ Mouthguard February Player of the Month: Guy Burke

    Guy “buddy” Burke has been a member of this team since his freshman year. This is his second career time winning player of the month. Buddy has been a key member of the squad, playing in the vital scrumhalf role. Keep up the good work Buddy! Name: Guy “Buddy” Burke Height: 5′ 8″ Weight: 165 Year: Junior …

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UMRFC Takes Cuba

Ann Arbor, MI- University of Michigan Rugby has a strong history of traveling to exotic locations for their annual Spring Break tour and this year is no exception with their trip to Cuba. While this is not a conventional location for a Spring Break tour, the historical significance and the chance to experience a new …

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February Alumnus of the Month: Drew “Disco” Vecchio

This month’s almuni of the month is the recent grad Drew “Disco” Vecchio. Drew had a great career as a lock for the UMRFC, and he can still be found at games cheering on his former teammates. Read below for a little more on Drew. Congratulations Disco! When did you play? I played Lock for …

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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 …

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Week 4 of Intrasquad Sevens Marked by High Scoring Games

      (Pictured: Ben Cotsarelis moments before looking like a complete clown, also Kyle Patmore)   The first Friday in February brought the start of our fourth week for intrasquad sevens. A certain team member in charge of the website had decided to use that day to take new roster photos for the team, …

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Ten Brave Ruggers to Take Plunge

Hello everyone! Michigan Rugby is up to something exciting. This year, our club is partnering with the women’s team to participate in the annual Michigan Polar Plunge in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics Michigan! The Polar Plunge event takes place in counties all over the state, helping create opportunities for over 23,000 …

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February 2017 SISU Player of the Month: Justin Malin

  Congratulations to Justin Malin for being selected as the February 2017 SISU Player of the Month! Justin is a junior from St. Louis studying Computer and Data Science here at Michigan. Despite his burning desire to play hooker, he was converted to scrum half last season and has been performing very well in his …

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Major Upsets in Week 3 of Sevens

The third week of our winter intrasquad sevens season commenced last Friday, January 27th 2017. This week brought some intense games and big upsets to the sevens standings. The good news: Canham may be a little more humble this week. The bad news: our stars on Bennie Oosterbaan struggled all day. Unfortunately, I couldn’t be …

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Week 2 of Intrasquad Sevens Filled with Great Games

  On Friday January 20th, the White House wasn’t the only place that saw a transition of power. UMRFC’s weekly sevens games proved again that this year would not be like the last. With some triumphant wins and heart breaking losses, week two brought us more great rugby. The question on everyone’s mind, of course, …

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Week 1 of Intrasquad Sevens Shows Promise of Scrambled Standings

Friday, January 13th 2017 saw the beginning of a new intrasquad sevens season here in Ann Arbor. The team saw a big influx of new players this year and with it, a sizable change in the structure of many of our beloved sevens teams. Only time will tell if the trends that began to shape on …

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