March Alumnus of the Month: Ben “Poodles” Shapiro

Our March alumnus of the month is Ben “Poodles” Shapiro. Read below to find out more about Poodles!   When did you play? I came out to my first practice the winter of my sophomore year at the insistence of CJ Stock (winter 2012). I played until my graduation in the spring of 2014.   …

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Wolverines To Host Michigan Collegiate Cup

Ann Arbor, MI- The Michigan Collegiate Cup will be back for a second year after a successful first year in 2016 that saw eight teams do battle in the inaugural tournament. This year’s tournament will be held once again at the University of Michigan on April 22nd where the hosting Wolverines will look to defend …

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SISU™ Mouthguard March Player of the Month: Guy Burke

    Guy “buddy” Burke has been a member of this team since his freshman year. This is his second career time winning player of the month. Buddy has been a key member of the squad, playing in the vital scrumhalf role. Keep up the good work Buddy! Name: Guy “Buddy” Burke Height: 5′ 8″ Weight: 165 Year: Junior …

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UMRFC Takes Cuba

Ann Arbor, MI- University of Michigan Rugby has a strong history of traveling to exotic locations for their annual Spring Break tour and this year is no exception with their trip to Cuba. While this is not a conventional location for a Spring Break tour, the historical significance and the chance to experience a new …

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February Alumnus of the Month: Drew “Disco” Vecchio

This month’s almuni of the month is the recent grad Drew “Disco” Vecchio. Drew had a great career as a lock for the UMRFC, and he can still be found at games cheering on his former teammates. Read below for a little more on Drew. Congratulations Disco! When did you play? I played Lock for …

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Big Ten Universities Sevens Tournament Here in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI- The University of Michigan Rugby Team is excited to announce they will be holding the first leg of the Big Ten Universities 7s Championship Series on April 8th.   The tournament will be held on the turf at Mitchell Field which is located between U of M hospital and North Campus on …

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Week 4 of Intrasquad Sevens Marked by High Scoring Games

      (Pictured: Ben Cotsarelis moments before looking like a complete clown, also Kyle Patmore)   The first Friday in February brought the start of our fourth week for intrasquad sevens. A certain team member in charge of the website had decided to use that day to take new roster photos for the team, …

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Ten Brave Ruggers to Take Plunge

Hello everyone! Michigan Rugby is up to something exciting. This year, our club is partnering with the women’s team to participate in the annual Michigan Polar Plunge in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics Michigan! The Polar Plunge event takes place in counties all over the state, helping create opportunities for over 23,000 …

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February 2017 SISU Player of the Month: Justin Malin

  Congratulations to Justin Malin for being selected as the February 2017 SISU Player of the Month! Justin is a junior from St. Louis studying Computer and Data Science here at Michigan. Despite his burning desire to play hooker, he was converted to scrum half last season and has been performing very well in his …

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Major Upsets in Week 3 of Sevens

The third week of our winter intrasquad sevens season commenced last Friday, January 27th 2017. This week brought some intense games and big upsets to the sevens standings. The good news: Canham may be a little more humble this week. The bad news: our stars on Bennie Oosterbaan struggled all day. Unfortunately, I couldn’t be …

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