May Alumni of the Month: Ian Chapman

Our alumni of the month for the month of May comes in the form of a front rower who represented the Wolverines in the 80’s. Ian Chapman earned many honors during his time with Michigan in addition to holding multiple leadership positions. Chapman talks about his experiences with Michigan rugby below. My first season with …

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Money Raised for “Share the Game” Initiative

The University of Michigan Rugby Football Club is excited to announce that we have reached, and surpassed, our goal with the ‘Share the Game’ initiative of 50 donated tickets to send Washington D.C. Youth players to the CRC. The tickets will allow the kids to attend both days and have a meet and greet with …

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May Player Of The Month: Jared Bosma

        As Jared Bosma closes out his career here at UMRFC it is an important to celebrate how much he has given to the club. Jared stepped up immediately upon joining the club to help fill any role that was required of him on and off the field. He served in many …

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April Alumnus of the Month: Christian “Mario” Collis

April sees the return of our Alumni of the Month series. Each month a different Michigan rugger from years gone by will be featured and will talk a bit about some of their favorite memories throughout their time playing and what the club has meant to them. This month’s featured alumnus is Christian “Mario” Collis, …

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April Player of the Month: Andre Cargill

Andre Cargill was a great addition to UMRFC when he transferred from Davenport. Andre brings rare talent that combines both physical gifts and a beautiful mind for the game of rugby. His ‘can do’ positive attitude makes him a successful player and student in his major of Biology. Look for Andre to keep making an …

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7s Recap from South Bend Tournament

On Saturday 12 wolverine ruggers traveled down to South Bend Indiana early in the morning to compete at the 7s tournament hosted by Notre Dame. It was a cold and frost morning, but fortunately it wasn’t anything players from Michigan hadn’t experienced before and their performance was strong. Michigan made it all the way to …

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Michigan Falls to Illinois State University

This past Saturday the boys from Illinois state traveled up to Ann Arbor to face off against the Wolverines on the Mitchell Turf Field. The weather was sunny and clear though still a bit chilly at the time of kickoff. The first half was a dominating performance by ISU. They were able to use their …

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Michigan Wins Big at Dayton 7s Tournament

On Saturday, March 22 a team of 12 University of Michigan Ruggers took a road trip down to Dayton Ohio to compete in 7s tournament hosted by University of Dayton. There were 6 teams in total competing in the tournament including Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame College, Dayton, Kent State, and Purdue. All members of …

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Michigan’s Spring Opener Gives Grand Valley State a Victory

Saturday March 14, Michigan hosted its first 15 games of the spring season against Grand Valley State University at Mitchell field on the recently installed turf. The boys in blue brought out an A side with plenty of young players on the roster to challenge the opposing team. The forwards had quite a game with …

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March Player of the Month: Cody Griffin

Name: Cody Griffin Height: 5’11″ Weight: 190 lbs or 86kg of pure unadulterated meat Year: Senior Major: Architecture Hometown: Flushing, MI Why Rugby? The challenge. Its a dangerous beast that demands respect and determination if you can’t find both it’ll chew you up and spit you out. What have you liked about Michigan rugby the most so far? Great group of …

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