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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 »

One season bleeds into the next...

I feel like June has snuck upon me and that the year has flown by. College Sevens Championships was last weekend, the weekend before we had Illinois High School State Championships and now summer sevens training has begun and summer clinics. For Boy’s High School State Championships, the Brother Rice Crusaders won Tier I, Lake... Read more »

Forever 21, at alumni weekend

As I’ve said many times, rugby is a sport of traditions and a big social family. There are great friends you see at annual tournaments, or games you look forward to, but there is nothing quite like you’re alumni weekend. “Rugby is the largest fraternity in the world,”  Peter Carmine, Reed rugby coach since 1986 once said.... Read more »
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Rugby helping young athletes pay for college

I was reading through the NFL’s Combine results the other day and started think about recruitiment in general. I work with teens and children and am always looking for ways to make them better athletes and also encourage them to do well and go as far as they can in school. Most kids where I... Read more »

Select Sides, Serevi, Super League, and Sevens

So I have been busy and crazy as I am sure many of you have been as well. But I do apologize for not having posted in about 10 days with so much going on in the Chicago Rugby Area. We have had Select Side Games, Malcolm May went to England with the USA U-19... Read more »

Spring is here, and rugby is everywhere!

The spring season is here and with beautiful weather why wouldn’t you want to get out and check out a game or two? Whiskey 10s had perfect weather as teams across the Chicagoland area and the state got to shake off the winter. Last weekend the Chicago Griffin’s Super League team beat the Denver Barbarians... Read more »
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Six Nations or the Super Bowl? SIX NATIONS!

It is the most awaited weekend in advertising and this year that is exactly how I feel about the Super Bowl. Giants v Patriots The Rematch… just doesn’t get me excited. I am hoping for a Giants win as Eli Manning is the only QB to have ever beaten Tom Brady in the big game.... Read more »