Posts in category "college"

NBC Continues to Ignore Her Rugby Counts petition

With almost 5,000 signatures, the #HerRugbyCounts petition is growing and complaints from the College Rugby Championship are continuing to grow. Rebecca Carlson, NCAA D-I Coach at Quinnipiac University, and who started the petition posted As we head toward 5000 signatures, we wanted to let you know that more alarming information from the CRC players, parents... Read more »

2014, Chicago Club Highlights

A Quick listing of Chicago’s Clubs, and some of the top moments this past year (no particular order other than what my brain sends out) : South Side Irish and their Whiskey 10′s tournament.  We had an INSANELY cold winter this last one, and thought says it was 40 out during the day, we... Read more »

Rugby National Development Summit here in Chicago! All Details!

VIA USA RUGBY- The list of presenters and presentations for the 2015 National Development Summit in Chicago, Ill., has been announced. More than 35 administrators, coaches, and referees will interact with hundreds of attendees at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare hotel and conference center Jan. 23-25, 2015, including Men’s Eagles Sevens coaches Chris Brown and Mike Friday. Sponsored... Read more »

Serevi Rugby, giving back to young women

There were countless things going on the past week for the USA v All Blacks game. Both USA Rugby and All Blacks rugby reached out to youth, and tourists, and embraced the city. However, the best event I went to was the Serevi Rugby clinic that was put on with the Noble Network of schools.... Read more »

All about that bass, and the skinny bitches

  So this morning, I got into a long Facebook debate over the Meghan Trainor song, and another blog that is saying it hates on skinny girls. I am so sick of women hating on each other. For someone being taller than them, that they can forever be comfortable in flats, or women being short... Read more »

USA v ALL BLACKS, Game Day Details

USA Rugby has released game day details to make planning your Halloween weekend a bit easier. It’s only TWO WEEKS AWAY! Friday the Chicago Griffins will be playing Arkansas State at noon, The CARFU Masquerade Ball ends after midnight, but you will want to make sure you rest up for the big day! You can... Read more »

Grow the game, by ref-ing!

Are you 18-25? Love rugby? Want to grow the sport? Travel internationally? Have a once in a life time opportunity and maybe let me live vicariously through you in your youth??? BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby is now accepting applications for scholarships from the Shanagher Morrison Referee Fund. The Shanagher Morrison Referee Fund provides scholarships... Read more »

Hard choices, sometime made for us

I stopped playing rugby, when I was almost 26. It was in fact one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. When I hung up my boots, I first of all did know it was going to be the end of my playing days. I had torn my ACL,  I needed surgery, my insurance sucked... Read more »

Rugby Kick-Offs this weekend

As college and high school students head off to school, the summer festivals begin to slow down, and the weather… well the weather changes daily so that’s invalid, but it all means one thing. The fall season of Chicago Area Rugby is upon us! That’s right 15s season is here and if you are a... Read more »

ISO Clubs after College: Will County Morrigans

There a less women’s then men’s club teams in the Chicago area, so a lot of people choose solely on location. The Will County Morrigans are located in Manhattan, IL which is right by New Lenox and Joliet. Their club president Jessica Ewing took some time to answers questions about the club. The Morrigans are just... Read more »