Western Oregon University's rugby team has made good use of shutdown time, using social media and a nifty video to raise money for their local food bank.
The team has been raising donations for the WOU Food Pantry, helping feed those who are struggling financially.
Friends and fans are mourning this week the untimely death of former University of Notre Dame player Zac Plantz.
Plantz, who graduated in the spring of 2015, was a charismatic and emotional leader of the Irish during his tenure there.
The Met New York U23 Selects defeated a combined White Plains team 43-24 in a hastily-organized game Saturday in the New York area.
The Met NY team is comprised of players who played their high school rugby in the New York City area, and have gone on to college either nearby or far away.
Despite the COVID shutdowns, we’ve seen little pockets of rugby spring up around the USA, and one select side is doggedly trying to keep the dream alive.
The Met New York U23s powered by the New York Athletic Club Foundation is looking to get on the field. It’s a group of college-aged players, many of whom have played as teammates or opponents since high school.
Pat Quinn, former Iona College rugby player and co-founder of the wildly successful Ice Bucket Challenge, has died of ALS, the disease he dedicated himself to conquering.