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XoXo Summertime in the city!

Dearest City of Chicago, I know we have a long time on again off again relationship. I just needed to let you know that deep down, I really do love you. I have put up with the cold of the winters, and apparently the current monsoon season. I deal with the city sticker renewal lines.... Read more »

Nationals, UPS & DOWNS

This weekend was the start of not just another round of playoffs for the Blackhawks, but also for the Brother Rice Crusaders for HIgh School Nationals, and Chicago North Shore Women. Brother Rice was Crusading for their 10th National titles since the clubs creation in 2001. The Boys High School National Championship games were held... Read more »

Chicago Doyle, the future of the All Blacks

A ten year old, who holds our cities name as his own, has been taking the internet by storm. Chicago Doyle is the future of rugby. Youth development of rugby in the United States on the uprise, but as we look to our future in the 2016 Olympics, is does not look as bright as... Read more »
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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 »

Esquire says you NEED to play rugby!

Esquire Magazine has put together a bucket list of things every man needs to do before they die. Kicking off that list, is play rugby!Tom Chiarella who wrote the article says The grass, the sweat, the grunts belie that the game is deft and strategic,  demanding occasional bursts of speed and a teamwide constancy of... Read more »

Viva Las Vegas! Two Chicago players in this weekend's games

It’s boasted to be the biggest rugby party of the year. As the fifth stop on this year’s HSBC Sevens World Series, the world’s best rugby players will br invading Las Vegas for three days where 16 countries will play 44 matches, and ruggers from all over the country to come together to party and... Read more »
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What does it mean to be "RUGBY FIT"

So it has been a good month since most players have been on a pitch, and Whiskey 10s is just a short 79 days away! So what have you been doing in you free time? As rugby is a game of endurance and strength it truly means that if you don’t loose it you’ll loose... Read more »

RWC Starts Off Big

     60-thousand were in attendance for the first game of the Rugby World Cup, millions of others watched on TV or over the internet. I know I was beyond excited watching the start up of the first game of the Cup, smiling the whole time. The New Zealand All Blacks took on Tonga’ Ikale Tahi who started with... 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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