John Carroll University

Established in 1966, the John Carroll University “Green Gators” Rugby Football Club is the oldest club sport at the University. JCU is located in University Heights, Ohio, near Cleveland. 

During the fall the rugby team competes in the Great Lakes Rugby Football Union. During the spring, the Gators play against teams in Ohio as well as the Ohio Rugby Classic held at Ohio State in Columbus. The team plans to expand its range of competition playing teams from other Jesuit universities.