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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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April Player of the Month: Zack Burns

This month’s award winner is the younger Zack Burns. Burns is a freshman from Danvers, MA who played lock and #8 for the Wolverines this year. Burns brings a great work ethic and surprising speed to the team. Zack looks ahead to a sophomore season that will allow him to take more of a leadership …

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Michigan Outlasts Saginaw Valley 43-12

Saturday, March 29 saw UMRFC host the Saginaw Valley State University Men’s Rugby club as the two clubs took part in 120 minutes of rugby over the course of the day. UMRFC’s Spring 15s side took the hard-fought first game with a final score of 43-12. In the following 2 halves of developmental rugby, the …

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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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UMFRC Takes Down EMU in Developmental Spring 15s, 75-20

On Saturday, March 15 Eastern Michigan University’s Men’s rugby club traveled the short way to Ann Arbor for some developmental Spring 15s rugby. It was a good day for both clubs as each were given opportunities to grow and learn. UMRFC loves to have good competition near to home, and as such the club is …

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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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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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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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