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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...

Illinois men’s rugby spring regular season ends at Iowa

John Huguenot practices line-up for the Big Ten weekend in Iowa at the Florida and Lincoln playing field on April 7.

By Peter Romanchuk

April 8, 2015

With the Big Ten Championships less than two weeks away, the men’s rugby team will have one final series of matches to determine its seeding. Illinois rugby will travel to Iowa City, Iowa, on April 11 for its last regular season tournament before it hosts the Big Ten championships on April 18th at...