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Illinois rugby slammed by injuries in fall season

By Carley Kulenkamp

December 9, 2015

Tweet: Illinois Club Rugby inconsistent in Fall seasonBy Carley KulenkampStaff writerThe Illinois men’s rugby team had a season full of ups and downs this fall, finishing 2-4 in the Big Ten. Before the first game, the team was optimistic about the upcoming season. With many returning players a...

Illinois rugby fighting for popularity

The Illinois men’s rugby team is a club sport, although the club is working to promote its popularity on campus. The team is in the most competitive league, Division 1-A, operated by USA Rugby and not by the NCAA.

November 11, 2014

While baseball and football are considered America’s pastimes, rugby is a sport that is rapidly gaining popularity and attention in the United States. Not only is rugby growing nationwide, but it is also becoming more relevant here at the University thanks to the Illinois men’s rugby team. “Techni...