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Illinois men’s rugby finishes sixth in Big Ten Championship

Illinois' Joe Bird goes after Michigan's offense during the Big Ten Rugby Tournament v. Michigan at the Complex Fields on Saturday.

By Zoe Kaler

April 20, 2015

The Illinois men’s rugby team finished sixth in an eight-team field Saturday in the Big Ten Championship Tournament.  Hosted at the University at the PAR/FAR playing fields, the tournament was structured with two pools of four teams — two teams advanced from each pool and two were sent to the consolat...

Illinois rugby members play many roles on and off the field

John Huguelet practices with other rugby players for the Big Ten weekend in Iowa at the Florida and Lincoln Playing Field on April 7.

April 16, 2015

Rich Daniels is a man of many passions. The sophomore is majoring in music performance with a pre-law track and is the president of the Illinois Men’s Rugby team. “Music is less competitive, and at the same time, you need the same dedication and work ethic in both music and rugby to succeed,” he...