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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2015 UMRFC Costa Rica Tour Recap

Day 1: Travel & 7s Tournament On February 27th until March 8th 2015, 25 members from your favorite squad of ruggers went on tour to Costa Rica along with head coach Brandon Sparks and Olde Boy/ Tour Manager Spencer Scolnick for a group total of 27. We arrived at our hostel in San Jose at …

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Intersquad Championships Brings a New Champion (Finally)

My apologies to all those reading on the late article, it was a busy week leading up to spring break and being on tour in Costa Rica (which will also have a write up) I did not bring a laptop along. Also a lot of names were left out this week because nobody was manning …

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Week 5 of Intersquad 7s Shakes Up the Standings Before the Championship

This week had some short numbers to due various injuries and sicknesses floating around the team. 3 of the intersquad teams had to borrow members from other teams, but games continued nonetheless. Some unexpected results sets up the standings for next weeks championship, when the top 4 teams will be battling for the plate. Ross …

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