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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 […]
Jacob Milchuck scored three trys to lead the Paladins past the College of Charleston 56-5 Saturday at Roberts Field. The sophomore, playing scrum half, scored twice in the first half as Furman constructed a 38-0 halftime team. RJ Bradly, a freshman, scored two trys. Jeff Tonge (sophomore), Miles Lerner (sophomore), Ryan Conlogue (sophomore) and juniors […]
Turner Morsches scored a try as time expired to cap a furious comeback as the Paladins defeated Coastal Carolina 25-24 to open fall matrix play. Furman held a 15-5 lead early in the second half but surrendered three consecutive trys to the hard- charging Chanticleers over a bleak 20-minute period. Trailing 24-15 in the 39th […]
The Furman Rugby team will launch the fall season Saturday with contests against the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech. The team, coming off third-place finishes in both 15s and 7s last year in the 12-member Southern Rugby Conference, lost only two starters to graduation. The squad is composed 8 freshmen, 8 sophomores, 5 juniors […]