A View From the Sidelines

A Fans Perspective of Notre Dame Men's Rugby Action


Notre Dame vs. Michiana Moose

The pitch is a bit of a mess, soggy and The Irish are playing the tough Michiana Moose Rugby Club. They look a solid bunch of players who are really going to force Notre Dame into a tough second half of Rugby.  The Moose kick it deep into ND territory and ND hold and the ball is kicked back down the right side over the half way and they make a good tackle.  Read More



Notre Dame vs. Ohio State

With their recent wins over Arizona State, and close games with Arizona and Davenport the Irish are keen to prove they are for real and are confident, but the Buckeyes have a strong Rugby tradition, and they will certainly be a handful, and can be expected to put up a great fight.  Read More




Notre Dame vs. Arizona State

Its Tuesday night and the game is scheduled for a 7 pm kick off at the Sun Devil's soccer stadium. I hope we will all be able to get Rugby fields one day. Besides the kickers get it easy.
The weather was fantastic as the teams warmed up to play for the Nash Cup in honor of a young former ASU player.
As we rose to hear the National Anthem a little after dusk, the scene was quiet, but the recording failed and failed again, then from the field rose the voices of the team's lead by the Men of Notre Dame and then joined by the stands what a moving moment as the chorus rose to the Star Spangled Banner that challenged any I've heard. Read More