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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.
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 […]