Posts tagged "high school"

ALL ARE WELCOME IN RUGBY

Time and time again, I find myself writing about how much rugby is a family. It’s a bond, a brotherhood, the largest fraternity in the world. It’s truly the one sport where you really do love your enemy.  In the past week’s Illinois High School playoff matches, the Naperville Warriors and the Downers Grove Renegades... 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 »

Just moved out from college and miss it already? CRC is almost here

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If you’re itching for a rugby fix and aren’t headed to nationals with your club team, a trip to Philly maybe just the thing for you. The College Rugby Championship Cup will have 8  premier women’s collegiate teams competing. There will also be men’s 7s games. The 2014 National Small College Rugby 7s Championship will have 8... Read more »
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Think PINK! TRY RUGBY!

October is breast cancer awareness month. One thing that empowered women do is tackle health issues.  Though tackling players and making sure you’re staying health aren’t exactly related, being a confident woman makes being able to address your health issues easier. Athletes take better care of their body, and pay attention when things don’t feel right... 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 »