Posts tagged "rugby"

#Pass4Prostate Bringing awareness to a cause and the game

The USA v AUS game coming up in less than a month will not just help bring the sport of rugby into the mainstream for American, but it is also helping to spread awareness about Prostate Cancer. USA Rugby created the social media to help tackle a serious issue for the second most common cancer... Read more »

Father's Day is a Rugby Weekend

With last weekend’s Jailbreak 7s kicking off the summer of rugby games, more of the fun and games continue. Tonight through Sunday morning, the Rockford Ravens are hosting their annual “Luck of the Draw” tournament, a.k.a. whore fest at Vasa Park. The tourney is always a good time, with camping, rugby songs, co-ed games, and an... Read more »

USA Rugby men, women qualify for Rio 2016

VIA USA RUGBY- The United States will be represented in the Rugby Sevens competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games in both genders after the Men’s and Women’s Eagles Sevens won their respective competitions at the 2015 NACRA Sevens Championships Sunday. Both teams defeated a border rival in the Championship matches, with the women beating... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »
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Tackle like a Rugby play, Seahawks advice

If you have been online at all today, and have any friend who play rugby, I am sure you have seen linked the article from the Boston Globe, where the Seahawks Coach, Pete Carroll, is getting credit for teaching his defense to “tackle like a rugby player”. The debate of who hit harder, a rugby... Read more »

Thanksgiving means Turkey Bowls

Whether you are hosting or traveling this holiday, you can always make a little time for some rugby. There are a few different Turkey Bowls going on this year. Two of them are on Thanksgiving and a great way to get your family out and moving around before the big dinner, it’s also a way... Read more »

All about that bass, and the skinny bitches

  So this morning, I got into a long Facebook debate over the Meghan Trainor song, and another blog that is saying it hates on skinny girls. I am so sick of women hating on each other. For someone being taller than them, that they can forever be comfortable in flats, or women being short... Read more »
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USA v All Blacks, weekend to remember

So, if you follow me on Twitter, you know that at the half, I was done because the All Blacks were scoring faster than I could type. The weekend itself however, was AMAZING! After Friday’s mini snow/hail down fall, I was definitely nervous about how Saturday would go. The amount of people and the energy... Read more »