The Daily Illini

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...