Posts tagged "Chicago Griffins"

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 »

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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A look back on 2012 and Rugby Pt. 1, National Level

So it’s that time of year when we look back on everything that has been accomplished in our lives, our sports, and the community around us. It is a established that rugby is the fastest growing sport in the USA and this year has definitely shown that. Our National teams performed amazingly on the international... Read more »

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 »

Griffins hope to help Eagles XV soar!

USA Rugby’ Eagles XV will heading to the 2012 Americas Rugby Championship to be held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on October 12th through 20th. The USA Selects consists of 25 domestic based players competing against Canada, Argentina and Uruguay. Mike Tolkin, USA Men’s National Team Head Coach said in a press release that he hand-picked this team.  “We... Read more »
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You play rugby? You must be crazy! I say, you run a marathon? You must be INSANE!

So when people hear that you play rugby the thing that you’re crazy. It’s such a brutal sport and how can you not be scared to be tackled with no equipment are common questions you’ve either asked or heard. As talked about in other articles being rugby fit is a total dedication and training experience,... Read more »

More Chicagoians join USA Rugby

Fall is officially here! It’s the first Saturday of fall what a perfect day to go to a game. North Shore is playing Denver up north and the Blaze are hosting the Griffins in the south suburbs. The weather is perfect for a game, not too cool, just enough sun, and I just enjoy being... Read more »
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    Born and raised on the Southside of Chicago. Got hooked on rugby in 2003, played college, CARFU and with Chicago North Shore Women's Club. Love the rugby community, traveling around and being able to find rugby friends where ever I roam.

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