Men's Rugby

Club Information:

UNC Rugby was established in 1969, and hosted the national championship in 1982. Since the inception of the club, UNC rugby has been at the forefront of collegiate rugby in Colorado, where it belongs to the Eastern Rockies Rugby Football Union. Within the last ten years UNC rugby has been in the national Division II spotlight and now transitioning into Divison I.

UNC Men's Rugby was the national runner-up in 2003, won the National Championship in 2005, and finished again as the national runner-up in 2006. In 2008/2009 the BEARS earned the 1st seed in the Western Rugby Union Men's DII Regionals, hosted by UNC. For the 2009-2010 season UNC Men's Rugby went undefeated in conference play and played hard against Division I foes Wyoming, CSU, and CU. The team earned the #1 seed in the Western Rugby Union Regional Championships which were played in Baton Rouge, LA. The 2010-2011 season was a very successful season finishing with an overall record of 10 – 4, competing against The University of Colorado, Colorado State University, Mines, University of New Mexico, and several other school across the Nation. The team went undefeated in the Eastern Rockies conference and earned an invite to compete at Nationals.The 2011-2012 season finished 10 - 2. The team went undefeated in the Eastern Rockies conference and earned an invite to compete at Nationals.

Men's Rugby holds practice on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:00-9:00pm at Butler-Hancock field # 7 and Fridays from 6:00-9:00pm at Butler-Hancock field # 7

2014-2015 Men's Rugby Schedule

Date

Time

Location

Opponent

Score

9/20

1pm

Mesa

Mesa

canceled

9/27

7pm

West Campus Field #7, UNC

Denver University

L 52-0

10/4

1pm

Western

Western

Rescheduled

10/18

7pm

West Campus Field #7, UNC

New Mexico

L 44-30

10/25

1pm

West Campus Field #7, UNC

School of Mines

Cancelled

11/8

1pm

CU Colorado Springs

CU Colorado Springs

T

         

2/21

1:00pm

West Campus Field #7, UNC

Red Rocks

 

3/7

TBA

TBA

Frontier League Playoff

 

3/8

TBA

TBA

Frontier League Playoff

 

3/21

TBA

Austin

Cowboy Cup

 

3/22

TBA

Austin

Cowboy Cup

 

4/4

TBA

TBA

Pacific/West Championship

 

4/5

TBA

TBA

Pacific/West Championship

 

4/25

TBA

Infinity Park

National Championship

 

4/26

TBA

Infinity Park

National Championship

 

Contact:

President: Erik Smith

VP - Sam Anderson

Treasurer - David Peek

Links:

Eastern Rockies Rugby Football Union

Western Rugby Football Union

USA Rugby

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