Posts tagged "lemont"

End of August and lots of games!

There is a whole lot of rugby going on this weekend. Tomorrow, you can go out to Manhattan for the season opener for both the Morrigans and the Shamrocks who are hosting the Chicago Rugby Club with the Sirens and the Condors. The Women will be kicking off at 11am and then men’s match will... Read more »

Summer 7s, time to start planning your schedules

Whether you like playing 7s or just watching 7s you summer calendar will be filling up fast. The Midwest Rugby Football Union has announced the 2015 men’s and women’s 7s qualifier locations and dates. This year’s qualifier series will be held at locations across the Midwest Competitive Region for both men’s and women’s teams. Selection... Read more »

USA Rugby, The Illinois Tornadoes, and the British Are Coming!!!

  Happy 4th of July to you all. As we take this day to soak in the awesomeness of America, let’s remember if it’s weren’t for the British who we fought for our freedom, we wouldn’t have the sport of Rugby. America has much to celebrate this year in the rugby world. We are putting... Read more »

Brother Rice, Plainfield, Lake Forrest Harries and Blackhawks all have WINNING in common!

iYRA State Championship games included games on all three fields starting at 10 am and the day ended with Tier 1 State Championship at. Over 40 teams competed at the event, hoping for the championship or pride of taking in the third place trophy. The Illinois Tornados All State Team also had their annual Possible/Probable game
What a week it’s been for sports in Chicago. The Chicago White Soxs hosted the Chicago Cubs for the first set of the Crosstown Classics.  The Blackhawks had an intensely awesome game  winning in an extremely tight game minutes into over time. Hawks fans across the city have been on edge the past two games... Read more »


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 »

Best way to beat the cold from the Burbs to the City, BREWERY TOUR

So if you are looking for something to do this weekend, a pub crawl is just they way to do it. What? You think it’s going to be too cold to walk from bar to bar? The Blaze Boys have that taken of for you with a bus that will take you from bar to... 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 »

“Jewish Olympics”, Pre-Season Games, and Ladies Night!

     The Olympics are over and plenty of rugby hints mixed into the games, including the London Welsh Rugby Club Choir singing the Olympic Anthem (may they think it’ll bring the nation luck in the next games). The Olympic  Flag is now in Rio home of the 2016 Olympics and rugby’s glorious return to the... Read more »

40 Years since Title IX, and still so far to go

Today marks 40 years since the passing of Title IX. The passage of Title IX granted women access to the same federally funded programs as men and got millions of girls in the game. Still,  40 years later there’s still plenty of work to be done. USA Rugby recently had fundraiser to help young women... Read more »