An ol' pal and teammate Jim Fraivillig sent an email today to my coach George Betzler. The email announced the 200th birthday of the famed William Webb Ellis. Ellis, of course, is the rebel who picked up the pill and ran down the pitch. Ironically, I played like a rebel and George spent his time on the sidelines trying to keep me between the lines. It was a great time in our lives.
AVE MARIA, Fla.- Ave Maria University is pleased to announce that its men's rugby team will be elevated to varsity intercollegiate status, effective for the 2023-2024 academic year. Rugby will become the 25th varsity sport on the Ave Maria University campus.
Colourful jerseys, rippling muscles, violent collisions, grunts, groans, bumps, bruises, taunts, accolades, and points galore were just some of the items on display at the Bermuda International Rugby 7s Tournament.
Catching up with the Cadets, a Norwich University sports feature, highlighted the Norwich Rugby team. The program rucked their way down to the NU Dog River Rugby Pitch to meet up with the men's rugby team during a training session on Thursday, October 15th. Senior Will Rambin (Fairfax, Va.) was mic'd up for the practice and delivered us some gold teaching moments throughout the training session as he worked with his fellow teammates on form and skill development.