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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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November Player of the Month: Sequoyah Burke-Combs

Sequoyah Burke-Combs is this month’s Player of the Month. Sequoyah is a local, playing for Dexter in high school. After a freshman year at Grand Valley State University, Burke-Combs transferred to Michigan and has subsequently earned two 1st team Big Ten selections. His first year with the team was spent playing wing while he now …

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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 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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#20 Michigan Blows Past Iowa 38-10

The Hawkeyes traveled to Ann Arbor this past weekend to challenge the Wolverines, but Michigan outpaced their opponents to claim their second Big Ten win with a 38-10 score. Michigan came out looking strong and seeking the try zone right away. After stealing away the ball from Iowa shortly after the kickoff, Cooper Smart provided …

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Michigan Comeback Edges Wheeling Jesuit

A 79th minute try by Christian Mentzer gave Michigan a 30-28 come from behind victory over the visiting varsity Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals. The game started well for Michigan with Joel Conzelmann hitting a 4th minute penalty from about 35 meters. That 3-0 lead was short lived though as Wheeling put in a 7th minute converted …

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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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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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