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Jeffrey Rein, a senior at Ravenwood High School (Nashville, TN) and two-time U-19 Rugby South All-Star, has accepted a rugby scholarship and has committed to attend Furman next Fall. Rein, son of Paul and Margaret Rein, plays scrum half and began the sport as a sixth grader. He also plays fly-half, kicks for touch and […]
John Bailey Williams, a senior at Ravenwood High School (Brentwood, TN) and member of the Ravenwood Raptors has accepted a rugby scholarship and is committed to enroll at Furman University this fall. Williams, son of Mark and Theresa Williams, plays 8-man for the Raptors and owns an impressive rugby resume. He is a member of […]
Josh Hager, a flanker and second row for Southern Pines High School, has accepted a rugby scholarship and will enroll at Furman University next fall. Hager, son of Colonel (retired) William and Kelley Hager of Whispering Pines, N.C. 28327 is a two year starter for the Gators, one of the stronger high school programs in […]
Furman used a strong offense and the wind to build a three-try halftime lead Saturday that was strong enough to carry the day in a 22-14 win over the University of South Carolina. The victory is Furman’s third consecutive against a Division I team. The contest pitted the champions of the Division II Southern Rugby […]
Men’s college rugby is divided into three divisions. Division 1 is for the big boys, large state universities with a sprawling campus and large enrollment. Division 2 is for the mid-sized schools, and Division 3 is for very small colleges, institutions with an enrollment of 5,000 or less. On February 14, Furman and the University […]
Austin Willis, a three-time Georgia All-Star, has accepted a Furman Rugby Scholarship and has committed to attend the University. Willis, son of Dr. Roger Willis and Dr. Margaret Ellison, attends Woodward Academy and is a member of the Alpharetta Rugby Club, a three-time state champion. Willis, plays scrumhalf and was named most valuable player for the 2013-14 season.
Furman University has been ranked sixth and seventh nationally in the final Men’s Division II College poll by two popular rugby websites. Goff Rugby Report has the Paladins ranked sixth while Rugby Today has Furman ranked seventh. Furman completed the fall season with a 9-2 record and captured the Southern Rugby Conference Championship. The Paladins […]
Furman University will host the 2014 USA Rugby Men’s Division II College National Championship and the American Collegiate Rugby Championship December 6-7. The two-day event features some of the finest college rugby programs in the nation. “USA Rugby is pleased to return to Furman University for the USA Rugby Men’s Division II College National Championship,” […]
Furman, champions of the Southern Conference, advance the Final 16 of the USA Rugby DII College Championships. The South Regionals will be held Nov. 22-23 in Salisbury, Maryland. See more.