Posts tagged "chicago riot"

All Blacks, All Over Chicago

  The New Zealand All Black arrived in Chicago Friday, and have hit the ground running. The have toured downtown, been to a Chicago Bulls game, and took time to meet Chicago area youth players on Saturday.┬áRugby Illinois hosted a clinic for the Illinois Tornadoes, high school state rugby select side team, along with the... Read more »

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 »

Save your Thirsty Thursday for Pub Crawls

So, it is almost the weekend. That time of the week known as “Thirsty Thursday”, a pre-Friday happy hour and just a time for great drink specials in general. So why not indulge tonight, why wait until the weekend? I am glad you asked, because two local clubs are having their pub crawls this weekend... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »
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CARFU BALL AND BIG WIN FOR THE RIOT

Games played on every field. Full day of Fun at teh Blaze Complex as ususal!
Last Saturday was the perfect day for rugby. And not just one day of rugby but a full day starting at 8am and running intot the evening. The fields were suprisingly dry after the terrible rains the days before, and with teams all over the Midwest, the grill going and music filling the air (as... 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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International Play and Thanksgiving Day!

So I am sure that we are all excited for one of the biggest foodie holidays around. The one that makes those endless days of work practice and the gym all worth the 4 day weekend and eating what ever you want before diving into your winter off season conditioning workouts. For this Thanksgiving the... Read more »