Buffalo Wild Wings – Home Game Ball Sponsors

Ann Arbor, MI – The University of Michigan Rugby Football Club welcomes a brand new sponsor from Ann Arbor. Buffalo Wild Wings will be joining the team as the official home game ball sponsor for the 2015-16 season. With rugby growing in America and Buffalo Wild Wings actively promoting and showing rugby matches it was …

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SISU™ Mouthguard September Player of the Month: Guy Burke

Guy Burke is a returning sophomore after being a part of UMRFC ever since the beginning of two-a-days last year. He’s been a great buddy and pal to all, as well as showing strong leadership skills at scrumhalf that will allow him to be a chief both on and off of the field. The upcoming …

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August Alumnus of the Month: Dan Cronin

  As we wrap up the month of august, we honor Dan Cronin, a man who played in the tight five in the early 2000’s. Read as Dan describes his time with the club and some of his favorite memories below.    When did you play?  2000 – 2004   What position?  Prop/Lock   Any special honors? …

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SISU™ Mouthguard August Player of the Month: Brian Chu

Brian Chu joined UMRFC his sophomore year in the fall of 2014. Since then he has brought much physicality to the team with his hard running style and undeniably massive biceps. This 8 man from Malaysia is not a man of many words (as may come across in this article) but if you give him …

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July Alumnus of the Month: Carl Wahl

  Our alumnus of the month for the month of July is a forward hailing from the U.P. who played his rugby in the late 90’s and early 2000’s. Carl Wahl came to the University of Michigan with no rugby experience, and left a true Michigan Rugby man. Former teammates will tell you he is an embodiment of everything that …

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UMRFC Hall of Inspiration

University of Michigan Rugby Football club is excited to announce the formation of the UMRFC Hall of Inspiration. The Hall of Inspiration will serve to protect and celebrate the long history of Michigan Rugby from its inception as an all inclusive club for students, graduate students and local Ann Arborites to its current form of …

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Bruce Kingsbury Legacy Jersey Announcement

Ann Arbor, MI — The University of Michigan Rugby Football Club is excited to announce the launch of their special edition Bruce Kingsbury Legacy Jersey. Bruce is a former player for UMRFC and these jerseys were made possible through a generous donation made to the club in his name. The jersey, which will celebrate the …

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SISU™ Mouthguard July Player of the Month: Uygar Ozdemir

Uygar is affectionately referred to as OG by the team, since nobody can seem to pronounce Uygar quite correctly. OG has been a great addition to UMRFC, bringing his passion and love for the rugby to every practice and game, and has no problem with keeping things interesting. Moving into his junior year, we will …

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June Alumnus of the Month: Joe Jerkins

  The alumnus of the month for June is a hard nosed back who played for the club in the 80′s. Joe Jerkins valued the brotherhood and camaraderie of the club more than anything and contributed as a player and club officer for the great teams of the mid 80′s. Read what Joe had to …

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June Player of the Month: Nick Mattes

        Nick Mattes is the rare combination of size and athletic ability that every coach searches for in a player. On top of the physical attributes he also brings focus and dedication to his school work and training. Nick will be looking to make his biggest contribution to UMRFC yet this fall. …

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