Michigan Outlasts Saginaw Valley 43-12

Saturday, March 29 saw UMRFC host the Saginaw Valley State University Men’s Rugby club as the two clubs took part in 120 minutes of rugby over the course of the day. UMRFC’s Spring 15s side took the hard-fought first game with a final score of 43-12. In the following 2 halves of developmental rugby, the …

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UMRFC Hosts Spring Arbor and MSU for a Day of Friendly 15s and 7s

Spring Arbor University’s Men’s Rugby team came to Ann Arbor on Saturday, March 22 for another game on UMRFC’s developmental Spring 15s schedule. Spring Arbor is a team the Wolverines have played several times in the past in similar circumstances, and each time the games get tougher and tougher and Spring Arbor gets better and …

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March Alumnus of the Month: Adam Eustace

Adam Eustace is the March honoree for Alumnus of the Month. Although Adam did not attend U of M, he played a vital role as coach in the mid 2000s as the team won a Division 2 Midwest title and made it to the national semi-finals. He contributed greatly to the formation and structure of …

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March Player of the Month: Cooper Smart

Cooper Smart is the March Player of the Month. Cooper is a sophomore back who can play outside center, wing, and fullback. He brings energy and speed to the field while always looking for ways to change the game. Smart had an outstanding Winter Sevens for the club and is competing for a spot on …

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UMFRC Takes Down EMU in Developmental Spring 15s, 75-20

On Saturday, March 15 Eastern Michigan University’s Men’s rugby club traveled the short way to Ann Arbor for some developmental Spring 15s rugby. It was a good day for both clubs as each were given opportunities to grow and learn. UMRFC loves to have good competition near to home, and as such the club is …

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February Alumnus of the Month: John Moore

This month’s honoree is John Moore. John’s time with the club was brief but left a significant impression on him. His teammates and their friendship playing the biggest role. Although now in New Hampshire and Portland, John frequents Ann Arbor and supports the club in a variety of ways. Rugby has stayed with John and …

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Ross Clinches Win in Intrasquad Final

Fans came out this past Friday to watch UMRFC close out their Intrasquad Sevens season with an exciting playoffs and final that saw Ross take the win home for the second straight year. It was a great night of rugby for players and fans alike and a good show case of what’s to come as …

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February Player of the Month: Chening Duker

February’s Player of the Month is Chening Duker. Chening comes to Michigan from across the pond in London. Duker brings a sense of fun and creativity to the team, often using it to bewilder opponents and convince them to not tackle him. He’s an athletic flanker who loves sevens and holding the ball in one …

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Fourth Week of UMRFC’s Intrasquad Sevens Sees the Playoff Race Draw Closer

The Fourth Night of Intrasquad Sevens took place on February 7th, and Ross was not beaten, but they also fell short of 2 wins this week, adding only 1 win and a tie to their record. The rest of the teams continued to show that spots 2-5 are anyone’s game and will be fiercely contested …

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Week 3 of UMRFC Intrasquad Sevens Sees Ross Still in the Driver Seat

The Third Night of Intrasquad Sevens took place on January 31st, and it saw fierce competition as the middle of the pack drew closer while Ross pulled slightly farther ahead. The stakes are certainly rising as teams look to dethrone Ross and improve their standings as the playoffs draw closer. As always, check out our …

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