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The University of Notre Dame Men's Rugby Program plays at the highest level of collegiate rugby in the United States. We are a founding member of the Varsity Cup in 15s and we have competed each of the past 5 summers in the NBC CRC 7s Tournament. Games are played in Fall and Spring on our attractive artifical turf field, Stinson Rugby Field, and all students at Notre Dame and Holy Cross are eligible to join the club. For more information, please contact Head Coach Justin Hickey.

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Irish Select Squad for Fall Finale versus Davenport

November 02, 2016

The University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish rugby team will wrap up the fall portion of the 2016-17 schedule tomorrow evening as they play host to top 10 nationally ranked Davenport University. The Irish wil look to head into the winter recess with a big win and momentum to build upon.

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Irish Name Lineups for Northern Illinois

October 28, 2016

Returning from fall break, the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish Rugby team look to return to winning form against Northern Illinois University in what’s shaping up to be a nice evening in South Bend. The teams for tonight’s matches:

First Team:

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Irish Run out of Gas at Navy

October 10, 2016

The Irish had a fast start on Saturday, scoring just 4 minutes into the match through a Luc Joseph try, and shut out the Navy Midshipmen for 32 minutes before they struck twice to take the lead. A Dan Conmy penalty kick brought the Irish within 2 points at half time, 8-10. The Irish started the second half exactly as they did the match, with another Joseph try, regaining the lead 15-10 after a successful Conmy conversion. Navy tied the match at the 53 minute mark and play remained knotted until Navy broke the tie at 63 minutes, and added 2 more tries for good measure, and the 15-34 win. Despite the result, the Irish controlled play for much of the match, and showed tremendous passion and heart in front of a partisan crowd on hand to witness the dedication of the Jon Prusmack Rugby Complex at the US Naval Academy. Read More