For a third week in a row, Brown’s first XV came away victorious . This time, the victim was Ivy rival UPenn. Despite being the “City of Brotherly Love”, the Bears showed no love for the Quakers as they ran in 7 tries on the day conceding none. This was the last pre-conference outing before the league opener next week at home vs Columbia.
David Hollenbach created the illustration above depicting a young John Heisman gathering what appears to be a rugby ball. Considering the history of rugby and American football in the 1870s, it's clear that Heisman grew up playing the game of rugby. Following right behind the innovations of Walter Camp at Yale, Heisman picked up the torch at Brown and then the University of Pennsylvania.
In his hometown of Glassport, PA, Oliver Larmi will be inducted on August 16, 2019 into the Hall of Fame for his academic and athletic prowess on and off the rugby pitch.
Princeton University Campus Recreation seeks to improve the health and well-being of the University community through the core principles of fitness and wellness, healthy competition, lifelong skill development, and community-building.
In the late fall of 1897, the undefeated Penn Rugby Football team was photographed in front of Houston Hall. The team won an unprecedented 15 games without a loss.
It has been one year since I have assumed the position of president of CURFC and what a year it has been. Last year’s team, a team full of potential, size, athletic ability, and desire, accomplished many things (including the first Met NY win in over 2 years, a winning regular season record, and two Ivy wins over Cornell) but in the end, failed to reach all of the goals that we had set out for ourselves.
Following the very successful nine day long, 24 hours a day “Dash to Dublin” winter fundraiser, the club raised the money to take 36 students and one rugby coach for a 7 day rugby tour of Ireland.