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If you're interested in making a gift larger than $5,000 or an endowment gift, contact Director of Rugby & Head Coach Justin Hickey at

ALL AMERICAN - $5,000/Annual*


PRESIDENT - $2,500/Annual


CAPTAIN - $1,000/Annual


FIRST XV - $500/Annual


CLUB - $250/Annual



*Options to make your gift recurring annually or split your donation monthly

If you're interested in giving via Charitable Remainder Trusts, IRA Charitable roll-overs, Corporate matches, etc. follow this link:



Q: What is the Olde Originals?

When you become a supporter of Notre Dame Rugby through The Olde Originals, you demonstrate in a tangible way your commitment to the growth and sustainability of the rugby program, joining in the shared mission to provide the best possible competitive athletic student experience at the University.

Q: Do I get credit with the University and does my gift qualify me for the Football Ticket Lottery?

All donations to Notre Dame Rugby are tax-deductible, made to the Office of Development and are recognized by the University no matter the size of the contribution. Minimum annual gifts and additional criteria to qualify for the Football Ticket Lottery can be found here:

Q: If I donate to the Rockne Athletics Fund, does the Rugby Club receive a portion?

No. The Rockne Athletics Fund impacts only intercollegiate athletics programs, and initiatives, not club sports.

Q: Where does my donation go and what does it provide?

The Rugby Program is not an intercollegiate varsity team, and is entirely self-funded through student dues, fundraiser, as well as generous gifts and contributions from the Irish Rugby Alumni, Family and Friends. All donations made to the club are applied to the cost of annual operation including but not limited to staff & medical coverage, equipment & supplies, home matches & tournaments and competition travel.

Q: Can I donate by check?

Yes, you may send a check to the Rugby Offices at:

103 Rockne Memorial, Notre Dame, IN 46556