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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Week 4 of Instersquad 7s Brings Balance to The Standings

On Friday, February 6th, your favorite squad of ruggers had their fourth round of the intersquad 7s tournament, and the playoffs are drawing ever nearer. This week put Ross, The Mary Sues, and Duderstadt battling for first place with point differential, andJones just trailing in 4th. Mary Sue Coleman 26 Vs. Ross 19 Bitter from …

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Share the Game: Partnership with D.C. Youth Rugby

University of Michigan Rugby Club and Washington D.C. Youth Rugby are excited to announce their partnership for the 2015 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. The ‘Share the Game’ initiative aims to send 50 local D.C. youth rugby players to the CRC event on May 30-31 at PPL Park in Philadelphia, PA through ticket donations. Washington …

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Week 3 of Intersquad 7s brings upsets and improvements

The wolverine ruggers were back at it again on Friday, January 20 with more 7s action. This week brought a victory against a team that hasn’t known a loss for more than 2 years along with some movement in the overall standings. If you missed out last week, you should try to make it out …

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February Player of the Month: Chris Byer

As Chris enters his final semester as a UMRFC player it is important to celebrate his contribution both on and off the field to the club. While Chris’ senior season was cut short while recovering from an injury, once he returned he wasted no time putting his stamp on any game he played in, which …

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First Two Weeks of Intersquad Sevens Shows Promise for Coming Months (Week 2)

The second round of intersquad sevens was Friday, January 23. All teams showed improvement as they begin to build their chemistry and skill in the competition for the plate. James Earl Jones 19 vs. Duderstadt 21 Jones started the game moving the ball well across the field. Matt Kasten gets a break inside and as …

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First Two Weeks of Intersquad Sevens Shows Promise for Coming Months (Week 1)

On Friday, January 16, UMRFC had its first round of intersquad sevens matches to start off 2015. With the large increase in numbers from new fall players, all  teams appeared to be much more balanced than in years previous. This also allowed for all teams to play all of their own players without having to …

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December Player of the Month: Ron Marine

Ron Marine is a freshman inside center with high school rugby experience. His first fall season was capped by being one of only four freshman players on the squad to make first team appearances during the fall season. Ron brings a big physical presence to the back line and is emerging as one of the …

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November Player of the Month: Michael Shay

Michael Shay

This is Mike Shay’s first year of rugby, and what a year it has been. Since the industrial and operations engineer joined the team he has spent time on the developmental, academy and made his 1st XV appearance against Ohio State. Mike has dedicated himself to learning and improving on the fundamentals of the game, …

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Ohio State Upsets Michigan with Comeback 34-22 Victory

OSU

The Wolverines traveled down to Columbus, Ohio this past Saturday, November 8th, to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes in a pivotal grudge match that would determine who moves on to the Big Ten Championship. Michigan was poised to defeat their rivals and secure their place in the title game and for 50 minutes it …

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