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Michigan Perseveres in the Hot West Virginia Sun to Defeat Wheeling Jesuit, 24-15

This past Saturday, the Wolverines headed down to Wheeling, West Virginia to take on the Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals in their first test of the season. With 6 new starters talking the field for the Maize and Blue, it took a while for the first XV to work out their first game jitters, but they were …

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UMRFC Hosts Spring Arbor and MSU for a Day of Friendly 15s and 7s

Spring Arbor University’s Men’s Rugby team came to Ann Arbor on Saturday, March 22 for another game on UMRFC’s developmental Spring 15s schedule. Spring Arbor is a team the Wolverines have played several times in the past in similar circumstances, and each time the games get tougher and tougher and Spring Arbor gets better and …

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Formal Awards Cap Season

Last night’s formal dinner and awards presentation capped a stellar fall for the club. The event, held at Weber’s, offered a welcome break from exams while wrapping up the past season. Club leaders handed out five awards to honor outstanding performance this fall. The first was to freshman wing Matt Kasten for Freshman of the …

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Wolverines Scoop Up Big Ten and D1A Honors

Seven Michigan Men were recently award recognition by the Big Ten. Nick Fehrman, Sequoyah Burke-Combs, and Christian Mentzer all received 1st team recognition for their play this fall. Fehrman is a sophomore loosehead prop from Bronx, NY who was dominate in scrums this season. Burke-Combs, a junior, and Mentzer, a 5th year, both played for …

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#18 Indiana Outguns #22 Michigan to Claim Big Ten Title

A potential defensive battle turned into a shootout in Elkhart, IN as the Hoosiers powered past the Maize and Blue 58-38. A significant wind was blowing down the pitch and Michigan chose to play with the wind the first half. With thoughts on pinning Indiana deep in their own end, U of M looked to …

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#22 Michigan Handles MSU 52-12

The Wolverines battled a physical Michigan State team in East Lansing this past Saturday. The Spartans challenged Michigan through the first half but eventually the game broke open for a 52-12 victory for the Men in Blue. The aggressive Spartans pressured U of M early through maintained possession and a rush defense. Although occasionally on …

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Tough Game in Madison Goes to Wisconsin, 27-18

The Wolverines traveled out to Madison, Wisconsin this past Saturday to play in what turned out to be a very close and hard fought game that ended with the Wisconsin Badgers taking home the victory with a 27-18 score. The day started off with a tough gritty game between the two A-side teams. The game …

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#18 Michigan Gets Big Win Over Rivals Ohio State, 34-13

This past Saturday, the Ohio State Buckeyes traveled to Ann Arbor to continue a long standing rivalry that is present in every contest between the two schools. In the end, the Wolverines came out on top of a hard fought muddy game as the victors with a score of 34-13. Full match replay can be …

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#20 Wolverines Triumph over Illinois, 41-20

The Fighting Illini traveled to Ann Arbor this past weekend on a wet Saturday to take on the Michigan Wolverines but the Maize and Blue prevailed in a 41-20 victory. Michigan is 3-0 in the Big Ten and 6-0 overall. The Wolverines got off to a quick start, moving down the field quickly. In the …

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Beware the Wolverine

Since Monday 9th September the UMRFC has been gaining early access to the weight room in the Intramural Sports Building in order to conduct a team lift prior to business hours. Despite the early wake up call, players are determined to take every opportunity to gain an advantage over their opposition on Saturdays. Last week …

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