Turner to join Paladins

Andrew Turner, a resident of Muscat, Oman who began playing rugby in third grade, will attend Furman University next year and has committed to joining the Furman rugby team. Turner, who attended the 2014 Furman Rugby Camp, has played rugby in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. He is a member of the Muscat Pirates where […]

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Clarke to join Paladins

Aidan Clarke, a standout member of the Staples Rugby Team (Westport, CT), has accepted a rugby scholarship and will enroll at Furman in the fall. Clarke, son of Ron and Susan Clarke, began playing rugby in 2012. He has played prop, hooker and performed some spot duty as scrum half for Staples who are 2-0 […]

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Greco to join Paladins

Robbie Greco, a senior at Uppingham School in England who has played rugby for 11 years, has accepted a Furman rugby scholarship and will be a Paladin this fall. Greco, 6’1, 215, is a prop and played on Uppingham’s First XV this fall. He joins Matty Newman, a rising sophomore, as the second English player […]

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Rein commits to Furman

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 […]

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Williams to be a Paladin

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 […]

Hager to commits to Furman

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 upends South Carolina 22-14

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 […]

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Furman, South Carolina renew rivalry Saturday

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 […]

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Willis commits to Furman

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.

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Paladins ranked, six and seventh in final poll

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 […]