Posts tagged "lincoln park"

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 »

You play rugby? You must be crazy! I say, you run a marathon? You must be INSANE!

So when people hear that you play rugby the thing that you’re crazy. It’s such a brutal sport and how can you not be scared to be tackled with no equipment are common questions you’ve either asked or heard. As talked about in other articles being rugby fit is a total dedication and training experience,... Read more »

Who's Hitting Up Itasca?

This weekend will be a hot one, and summer festivals are in full swing (even though there is technically a week of spring). This weekend Lincoln Park’s men’s club is presenting the Highland Games Sevens Rugby Tournament, in Itasca, IL.  I asked Doug Anderson, President of the Chicago Riot Rugby Club, why they are participating... Read more »
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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 »

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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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 »