2016 CRC Squad Announcement

Ann Arbor, MI- The University of Michigan has named their 2016 CRC squad for the upcoming event at Talen Energy Stadium on June 4th and 5th in Philadelphia, PA. Head Coach Brandon sparks did not have an easy job as he had to dwindle his roster down to 12 from a very tough pool of …

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May 2016 Player of the Month: Alex Bourdeau

  A new month has arrived and so has a new POM! May 2016’s Player of the Month is Alex “Christopher Robin” Bourdeau. Alex, or CR as he is affectionately known by his teammates. has been one of the most beloved members of UMRFC since he joined as a freshman in 2014. CR is a …

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2nd Place Finish at Big Ten 7s Final

Wolverines Capture 2nd Place in the Big Ten 7s Final Coming into the weekend (April 16th), the men had only played in two sevens tournaments. The Notre Dame College 7s Tournament, a qualifier for the USA Rugby College 7s Tourney, and the first leg of the Big Ten 7s Series down in Columbus, OH. The …

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April Alumnus of the Month: Tobi Eboda

April’s Alumnus of the Month is Tobi “Nigerian Nightmare, Prince Tobi, Tobi-san, First Feed King: Feed Father” Eboda. Although he graduated back in 2011, Tobi has maintained a supportive presence in Ann Arbor for the team. He can be found numerous times throughout the year supporting the young boys from the sideline and is always …

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SISU Mouthguard April Player of the Month: Luke Mallery

  In his second year on the pitch, the centre from Vicksburg, MI has been a dominant force on the Academy Side and has worked tirelessly to crack into the top 23. This spring, Luke is developing his skills at centre with the 15s side and is also a part of the 7s pool. Luke …

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Michigan Collegiate Cup Preview

Ann Arbor, MI- After months of planning and preparation the Michigan Collegiate Cup is set to kick-off this weekend in Ann Arbor. The tournament will feature eight of Michigan’s rugby playing universities and colleges. The tournament is set for a 9:00 A.M. kick-off at Mitchell Field on the University of Michigan campus.  Teams that will …

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Men’s 7s Collects the Plate in Ohio

This past weekend the 7s side traveled to Ohio for the Notre Dame College Collegiate Challenge Cup. This 7s tournament qualifier for the USA Rugby College 7s championship. The Wolverines were put into Pool B alongside Xavier and St. Bonaventure. In the first game of the day, Michigan faced off against Xavier. This one was …

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Michigan Starts Spring Season with a Win Against Oakland

In the first 15s game of the spring season, UMRFC faced off against Oakland University on Saturday at Mitchell Field in Ann Arbor. Oakland kicked off to start the game and the game started with some sloppy play and turnovers by both teams while play remained in Michigan’s own half. Oakland attempted to chip and …

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March Alumnus of the Month: Sequoyah Burke Combs

March’s Alumnus of the month is perhaps the youngest Alumnus to be featured. In his time with the team, Sequoyah was a leader on the field who inspired those around him with his performance. He continues to play rugby out in Seattle with the Saracens and was recently named Captain for their match against UBC …

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SISU Mouthguard March Player of the Month: Ryan Hart

March’s SISU Mouthguard Player of the Month, Ryan “Madden” Hart, has been an exciting player to watch in his first year of rugby here at the University of Michigan. Unlike most wings, Madden doesn’t run out of bounds often and instead opts to use his famous spin moves, high-light reel cuts and jukes to fake …

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