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Michigan Takes Silver at Meijer State Games

In their second tournament of the summer, the University of Michigan Rugby Football Club took second place at the Meijer State Games. In addition to battling the heat, Michigan took on some tough competition in Gun-Ru, Grand Valley State University, Flint, and Lake Shore. Michigan Rugby took second place last summer after giving up  the …

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Summer High School Clinic a Success

High school players from various Michigan programs enjoyed a day with U of M at the summer clinic this past weekend. The players spent 6 hours working mainly on fundamental skills and decision making. The day included many games and some team play. Chase Chapman won the 1v1 competition while Will VanderArk was awarded Player …

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Three Michigan Men Represent Big Ten in ACRL Challenge

Three UMRFC players, Mike LaCivita, Grady Bridges, and Kenny Andutan represented the Big Ten when the conference took on the ACRL this past weekend at Drexel University in Philadelphia. The game was part of the weekend’s CRC festivities. Mike LaCivita started at lock for the team. Mike is a graduating senior who was recognized with …

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UMRFC Wins Two on Senior Day

This past Saturday was both a successful and emotional day for many players in the UMRFC. It was the last time many seniors would ever play for the Maize and Blue, and the Wolverines wanted to make it a good game for their seniors to remember against Central Michigan. It was a cold, wet day …

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Six Wolverines Garner Big Ten Recognition

Six Michigan Rugby men were recently honored with Big Ten recognition. Big Ten Rugby named 1st and 2nd teams as well as handed out honorable mention to players from the fall season and this past weekend’s championships. Sequoyah Burke-Combs was U of M’s lone 1st team representative as a wing. A sophomore transfer from Grand …

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Michigan Comes From Behind to Beat Iowa 41-29

At the exciting Big Ten’s Weekend Michigan looked to carry the momentum from their big win a week ago into their match against Iowa this past Saturday. It was a hard fought game with the Wolverines eventually coming out on top, but not without a few scares along the way. Iowa came out of the …

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Michigan Wins Big Against Oakland University, 113-14

Coming off of a tough loss to WMU, the Wolverines came out with a vengeance, looking to pick up their first win of the spring season. From the start, Michigan looked strong in their play and started off the scoring in the 2nd minute with a hard run by Kenny Andutan to score. The Wolverines …

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#12 Davenport Too Much for U of M, 79-5

A strong Davenport team outran and out-muscled the Wolverines in a spring friendly Friday night in Grand Rapids. The Panthers handled Michigan in all facets of the game. Their superior physicality in contact situations caused the Men in Blue to be on their heals most of the night. The score started in the 5th minute …

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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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