University of Rhode Island
The University of Rhode Island Rugby Club is a member of the newly formed Liberty Rugby Conference. Conference play begins Fall 2017.
URI Rugby Celebrates 50th Anniversary as a Club Sport
On April 29th, 2017, the URI Rugby Club celebrated their 50th Anniversary of being on campus with an alumni game and reception. The team, founded in 1966, had a record of 3-1-2 in their inaugural season. Since then, the club has continued to grow and saw a lot of success. In 1986, the team competed in the New England Championships which was their greatest achievement to that date. More recently in 2015, they qualified for the USA Rugby Men's Divison II College National Championships where they were one win shy of making the semi-finals.
Today, the club is the largest club sport on campus with a 79-man roster and everyone player of the roster strives of greatness.