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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.
Furman ended UNC-Wilmington’s three-year reign over the Southern Rugby Conference Sunday by defeating the Seahawks 23-17 to win the SRC championship. Hosted by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the Paladins coasted to the Sunday final after racing by East Carolina University 63-3. UNC-W had to work overtime to beat Appalachian State 22-17. Furman’s victory brought to an end UNC-W’s 24-game SRC win streak and handed the Seahawks their first ever conference 15s loss.
Furman will be one of four teams to participate in the Southern Rugby Conference Final Four this weekend on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus. The Paladins (4-1 in the SRC) will open the event with a 1 p.m. game against East Carolina University (4-1). UNC-Wilmington will face off against Appalachian State in […]
Gents: After a one-year hiatus, the alumni game is back on! As usual, the game will kick-off at 10 a.m. so I suggest you get to the pitch around 9 or so to warm up and get the old bones going. The team looks good this year, but I expect you can hang with them […]
In the biggest home rugby game in years, Furman will host UNC-Wilmington 1 p.m., Saturday at John Roberts Field. Both teams boast an undefeated conference record. Furman is 6-0 while UNC-Wilmington is 4-1, with its only blemishing coming at the hands of the Division I South Carolina, the 2013 Southeastern Conference Champions, 22-19. The winner […]
Sophomore winger Miles Lerner scored two trys to pace Furman to a 41-11 win over the Citadel Saturday on the military campus’s parade grounds. With the win, the Paladins move to 5-0 on the fall season and are 3-0 in league play. The rival Bulldogs, who always play the Paladins tough at home, took advantage […]