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March Player of the Month: Dave Hiltzik

Senior Dave Hiltzik is the March Player of the Month. Dave picked up rugby as a freshman at Michigan and cemented himself as a mainstay in the UMRFC back row. A fierce tackler and covering the entire field, Dave has exhibited an excellent flanker mentality. Dave was awarded the 2011 Arnold Cowmeadow Award and also …

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T&T U19’s Outpace UMRFC B’s 27-14, President’s Selects Overpower A’s 71-5

On the first day of Tour 2013, UMRFC battled the heat in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and played Trinidad and Tobago Rugby Football Union’s U19 and President’s Selects teams. T&TRFU’s U19 team played UMRFC’s B-side first and got off to a quick start as they scored 10 points in the first six minutes. …

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Team Stephen M. Ross Wins UMRFC’s Sevens Tournament

UMRFC completed its intrasquad sevens tournament on Friday night as team Stephen M. Ross emerged victorious. With an undefeated record, team Ross takes the championship plate until next year. With the completion of the sevens tournament, UMRFC prepares for Tour in Trinidad and Tobago and the spring fifteens season. If you weren’t able to see …

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Final Night of UMRFC’s Intrasquad Sevens Pool Play

UMRFC’s last night of pool play is over and the final standings are in for the playoffs. Some teams left the pitch looking forward to next week, others with a feeling of missed opportunity, but either way it was a great experience for the whole team. New players learned how the team operated and were …

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Another Night of Intrasquad Sevens Comes to a Close

Last Friday was the penultimate night of UMRFC’s regular season instrasquad sevens tournament and it has set the stage for some very meaningful games next week. As always plenty of skills and talent were on display and if you’d like to see the games for yourself, just check out our YouTube channel where the games …

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U of M Bested by ’07 Team, 29-22

The first half was forgettable. And then the Michigan men’s rugby team came alive, but the Wolverines had no response for a final push by the Olde Boys and lost, 29-22. The Olde Boys — most of whom were members of the 2007 Midwest Championship squad — took a commanding lead early, scoring three tries …

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Fall Season Preview

Michigan rugby is back on campus and is set to start the fall campaign with an intercity battle against the Ann Arbor men’s club this Saturday on Elbel Field at 6:00pm. The following week on September 7th, Air Force comes to town for a Friday night battle on North Field at 6:15pm. The Zoomies were …

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Michigan Takes Second at State Games

After a glorious day of rugby the Michigan team grabbed the silver medal in the Meijer State Games. Many failures, many successes, and much fun filled the day as the team represented U of M well. The fundamentals, teamwork, and determination exhibited will serve the club well in the upcoming fall season. Meijer State Games …

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Larrimer Cup Photos

Feel free to view the full photo album courtesy of The Larrimer Cup organizers.

Michigan Finishes Fourth at Larrimer Cup

A small yet committed UMRFC squad competed at the 2012 Larrimer Cup and took fourth behind Penn State, Ohio State, and Princeton. Game 1 – Princeton 22 – Michigan 7 The first match of the day was at 9:20 against Princeton. The Tigers kicked off and pressured U of M into a poor pass which …

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