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Illinois' First Rugby Olympian, Malcolm May

Malcolm May who we profiled just over two years ago, has become Illinois’ FIRST named rugby Olympian. Malcolm, who is now at Penn State, has played on the national level several times, played with the Illinois Tornadoes and was a St. Ignatius player as well. CONGRATULATIONS MALCOLM MAY!   VIA USA Rugby-   The United... 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 »

iYRA fills Youth Rugby Development Officer

Illinois Youth Rugby Association have filled the position for announce their Youth Rugby Development Officer. They have made a definitely awesome choice with retaining the services of Anthony “T.R.” Sparenberg. I have been lucky enough to know T.R. when he played rugby at Western Illinois University and am sure he will do great in this... Read more »
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A look back on 2012 and Rugby Pt. 1, National Level

So it’s that time of year when we look back on everything that has been accomplished in our lives, our sports, and the community around us. It is a established that rugby is the fastest growing sport in the USA and this year has definitely shown that. Our National teams performed amazingly on the international... 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 »

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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