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.

The 2012-2013 season the team moved up to the Men’s Division IA for USA Rugby. It was a very tough year finishing with an overall record of 2 - 5. They competed against The University of Colorado, Colorado State University, Wyoming, Arkansas State, and several other school across the Nation. Off of the field the team volunteered for the Weld County Food Bank.

2013-2014 Men's Rugby Schedule

Date

Time

Location

Opponent

Score

9/7/13

1:00pm

Greeley, CO

Alumni Game

UNC!

9/28/13

1:00pm

Arvada, CO

Red Rocks

W 37-19

10/5/13

1:00pm

Greeley, CO

Adams State

Cancelled

10/12/13

1:00pm

Denver, CO

Regis University

W 33 - 14

10/19/13

1:00pm

Greeley, CO

Mesa State

W 30 - 29

10/26/13

1:00pm

Greeley, CO

Western State

L 22 - 25

11/2/13

1:00pm

Las Vegas, NM

NM Highlands University

Loss

2/22/14

1:00pm

Denver, CO

University of Denver

W 41-34

3/1/14

1:00pm

Greeley, CO

UCCS

Cancelled

3/8/14

1:00pm

Golden, CO

Colorado School of Mines

L 33-15

Contact:

President - Kyle Nachbar

Links:

Eastern Rockies Rugby Football Union

Western Rugby Football Union

USA Rugby

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