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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Weekend Recap from the Penn Mutual CRC

A large and passionate crowd of Michigan students, alumni, and parents made the trip down to Philadelphia, PA to cheer on the Wolverines as they competed in the Collegiate Rugby Championship held at PPL Park. The boys on the squad have been training hard ever since January, and finished the weekend with a result to …

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Official CRC Roster

After a grueling process that started back in January, the University of Michigan Rugby Football Club is excited to announce their roster for the Collegiate Rugby Championship. The Spring saw the Wolverines start out with a bang by winning the Costa Rican 7s and Dayton 7s tournaments as well as finishing 2nd at the ACRL …

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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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