Posts tagged "Chicago Blaze"

Rugby Weekend, who's tailgating

The Rugby Weekend, is just around the corner. So it’s time to really figure out where and who you will be tailgating with. In the past two years, most clubs have hosted some sort of tailgating party, and a few bars will be hosting events as well. Saturday has the most events going on, but... Read more »

End of August and lots of games!

There is a whole lot of rugby going on this weekend. Tomorrow, you can go out to Manhattan for the season opener for both the Morrigans and the Shamrocks who are hosting the Chicago Rugby Club with the Sirens and the Condors. The Women will be kicking off at 11am and then men’s match will... Read more »

Weekend Games

So who is playing where this weekend? What game swill you check out between all the other fall activities you have going on? Here’s a quick list of what you can catch and where. There are a lot of team that had this weekend open or as a BYE week, so if you’re not playing,... Read more »
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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 »

From 15s to 7s, the time has arrived

Apart from Chicago North Shore Women who will be deeply focused on 15s until their trip to Nationals, most teams have switched over and are no focusing on 7s season. If you are thinking 7s season is not for you because you hate running, are in the pack, or don’t think you could tackle some... Read more »

USA Rugby, The Illinois Tornadoes, and the British Are Coming!!!

  Happy 4th of July to you all. As we take this day to soak in the awesomeness of America, let’s remember if it’s weren’t for the British who we fought for our freedom, we wouldn’t have the sport of Rugby. America has much to celebrate this year in the rugby world. We are putting... Read more »
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Brother Rice, Plainfield, Lake Forrest Harries and Blackhawks all have WINNING in common!

iYRA State Championship games included games on all three fields starting at 10 am and the day ended with Tier 1 State Championship at. Over 40 teams competed at the event, hoping for the championship or pride of taking in the third place trophy. The Illinois Tornados All State Team also had their annual Possible/Probable game
What a week it’s been for sports in Chicago. The Chicago White Soxs hosted the Chicago Cubs for the first set of the Crosstown Classics.  The Blackhawks had an intensely awesome game  winning in an extremely tight game minutes into over time. Hawks fans across the city have been on edge the past two games... Read more »

It's Playoffs and Nationals TIME!

So it may not be as well publicizes as the Blackhawks making it to the play offs and getting the President’s Trophy, but this weekend there will be National qualifies and ways to support teams that are already headed to nationals. This weekend the weather is going to be awesome and perfect to get your... Read more »

A look back on 2012 and Rugby, PT 2 CHICAGO

This year started out with Chicago North Shore as the National Women’s Champions. That title came with the team hoping to continue a strong club and help continue to build in a team that, like man in the city has a continous flux in players. As the winter season started team were hitting the gyms... Read more »
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Last few games...

The fall season is coming to a wrap this Saturday. Chicago Women and Chicago North Shore were both eliminated from the National playoffs and will not be making the trip to Florida this weekend. However Chicago Riot, Chicago Griffins and Chicago Lions were all successful in their playoff games last weekend and will be playing... Read more »