As a Big Ten collegiate rugby team, Michigan State Men’s Rugby Club competes at the highest level of USA Collegiate Rugby, Division 1A. For over 50 years the “Hoonyaks” have played the game of elegant violence with a winning tradition and a lasting brotherhood. Big Ten rugby offers a Fall 15’s and a Spring 7’s tournament circuit.
All Michigan State students are eligible to play and no experience is necessary MSU often fields an A side of the most athletic and experienced players, with a B side farm team, and C side training team. Rugby brings together the best of other sports in a challenging competition. Experience in Football, Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Track and Wrestling are all useful in preparing for a new game that will take your skill, strength, speed toughness and endurance to another level. Athletes of all shapes and sizes are needed to play rugby. Interested persons should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information regarding how to get started playing rugby as a Michigan State Spartan.
“We don’t play for scholarships or the glory of the big screen, we play for the love of the game and our brothers at our shoulders.”