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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 »

Women's Rugby World Cup and Rugby Benefits

It’s about that time of year. Teams are gearing up for 15s practice to begin, 7s season is just about over with just nationals left to go for club teams. So how can you get your rugby fix this weekend? You can start off your Saturday by going to the World Cup Viewing Party at... Read more »

North Shore's Daley, Continues to motivate Women's RWC team

VIA USA RUGBY- In a must-win match, the Women’s Eagles open the second round of pool play at IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 against Kazakhstan Tuesday. Having secured a bonus point against Ireland, the Eagles will need the victory and a bonus point by scoring four or more tries to keep the “Final in ’14”... Read more »
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Illinois' First Rugby Olympian, Malcolm May

Malcolm May who we profiled just over two years ago, has become Illinois’ FIRST named rugby Olympian. Malcolm, who is now at Penn State, has played on the national level several times, played with the Illinois Tornadoes and was a St. Ignatius player as well. CONGRATULATIONS MALCOLM MAY!   VIA USA Rugby-   The United... Read more »

USA v All Black, tickets in high demand, world wide!

VIA USA RUGBY   Due to the large demand around the world for tickets, The Legacy Agency announced that Ticketmaster will provide easy, convenient ticket sales globally for the historic USA Eagles match against the New Zealand All Blacks Nov. 1 at Chicago’s Soldier Field. The match, presented by AIG and televised by NBC, has already sold... Read more »

USA v ALL BLACKS, TICKET INFO ANNOUNCED!

The moment we have all been waiting for, with baited breath, has finally arrived….   VIA USA RUGBY BOULDER, Colo. – Ticket pricing information for the June 16 on-sale date for the USA Eagles’ match against the New Zealand All Blacks, sponsored by AIG, at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill., Nov. 1, has been announced. Tickets start at... Read more »
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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 »

NCS 2014

The USA Rugby National Championship Series for the Senior Clubs was held in Madison, WI this pat Saturday. It was a n absolutely beautiful day for the games, and though the crowd started small, it grew throughout the day.
NCS 2014, a wrap up with photos!

USA vs All Blacks, FINAL DAY TO REGISTER

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IF YOU HAVEN’T DONE IT YET IT’S TH FINAL DAY TO REGISTER FOR EARLY SALE TICKETS!!! Yes, all caps because this is urgent! Ma’a Nonu is excited to be here, but not a 1/3rd as much as I am for him and the All Blacks to invade Chicago! Again, this is only the 3rd time... Read more »
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This weekend: Madison to host 2014 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Senior Club National Championships

VIA USA RUGBY MADISON, WIS. — The city of Madison will host the nation’s premier club rugby event in less than two days as the local rugby teams host the USA Rugby Emirates Airline Senior Club National Championshipsat Breese Stevens Field Saturday, May 31. The national quarterfinals and semifinals determined the 10 men’s and women’s teams hailing from nine... Read more »
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