July Player of the Month: Lawrence Armitage-Brian

Lawrence Armitage-Brain is the July player of the month. Lawrence came to Michigan from London, to continue his Kinesiology education. Lawrence’s quiet demeanor hides a fiery competitor who helped Michigan in their Collegiate Rugby Championship success. Armitage-Brain played flyhalf for the team but fits into most back positions. He is skilled, creative, and not afraid …

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July Alumnus of the Month: Scott McLelland

The July Alumnus of the Month is Scott McClelland. Scott was a sizable player who mostly played lock during his time at Michigan. He also managed to play front row and loose forward. McClelland played physical, sound rugby while also managing to be that one player always injuring his teammates in practice. Off the field, …

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June Alumnus of the Month: Josh Rubin

This month we honor Josh Rubin. Josh played pretty much every position there is to play at Michigan. But is likely best known for his games at flanker and hooker. He was able to manage so many positions because of his wide array of rugby skills having started playing in the backs. Rubin was a …

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June Player of the Month: Alex Davidson

The June Player of the Month is Alex Davidson. Alex grew up in England excluding a short spell in Ann Arbor due to his parents’ time at the university. That made an impression on Davidson who chose to come back to U of M and bring his rugby skills with him. A tall yet mobile …

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May Player of the Month: Nick Azzopardi

The May Player of the Month is freshman Nick Azzopardi. Nick is a quick learning front row player who will make a great impact for the team in the 2014-2015 season. Azzopardi did well developing as prop in the fall before an excellent performance as a big man in the club’s winter 7s. Nick finished …

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May Alumnus of the Month: Joseph Attia

This month’s honored alumnus is Joseph Attia. Joe was a run-away-train of a flanker who could tackle and support with the best of them. Attia’s energy on the pitch was influential and was also enjoyed by his teammates off the pitch. We hope to see Jerry return for this weekend’s alumni match versus Dartmouth’s alumni …

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April Alumnus of the Month: Dan Mascellino

We honor Dan “Masso” Mascellino this month. Masso is known by all Michigan Rugby men, especially those still in the Ann Arbor area. Dan is a loud and loving front rower who is hard to miss. Masso will still get on the field for the occasional game or participate in summer touch to show off …

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April Player of the Month: Zack Burns

This month’s award winner is the younger Zack Burns. Burns is a freshman from Danvers, MA who played lock and #8 for the Wolverines this year. Burns brings a great work ethic and surprising speed to the team. Zack looks ahead to a sophomore season that will allow him to take more of a leadership …

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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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