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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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:
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
October 05, 2016
The Irish face a busy week, including two tough tests with matches against Bethel College at Stinson Rugby Field on Wednesday October 5 at 7pm, and at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD at Noon on Saturday October 8. 45 different players will suit up for the Irish as tonight's match will feature a reserve squad inclusive of those that will not travel to Navy.
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September 30, 2016
The Irish take their 3-0 record on the road tomorrow where they'll meet Midwest powerhouse Bowling Green State University in Ohio. The 38 man squad will face off with the Falcons in 2 matches beginning at 2pm.
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September 25, 2016
On a picture perfect night, the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish rugby teams completed a double victory over University of Dayton as the 1st team beat the Flyers 41-19 in the main event, and the reserve team put in a dominant performance in a 36-9 win to cap of the evening. Following a wonderful rendition of the star spangled banner, sung by The Echoes, both teams were ready to put their perfect records on the line. Read More
September 18, 2016
University of Notre Dame Rugby Alumnus Nick Civetta is garnering some attention both on and off the field with the Newcastle Falcons.
September 17, 2016
September 09, 2016
Read the media reports recounting the teams big win in fall 2016 season opener.
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September 02, 2016
Notre Dame, IN - The University of Notre Dame opens the fall 2016 campaign with a tough road match at the University of Michigan. The Fighting Irish will face the Wolverines on Friday September 2, 2016 at 6:30pm at Mitchell Field in Ann Arbor, MI. The match not only signals the rebirth of a traditional rivalry, but it also marks a new era for the Fighting Irish rugby program as first year Head Coach Justin Hickey begins his University of Notre Dame career, following that of current Denver Stampede Head Coach Sean O'Leary, who served the program for nearly a decade. Read More