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Clemson, Furman team up to provide youth rugby camp

The Furman and Clemson rugby teams will again partner for the 2017 Summer Rugby Camp at Furman University. Furman Coach John Roberts and Clemson Coach Steve Lynch, two of the top college rugby coaches in the nation, will again provide hands-on, intensive instruction to campers. Most of the camp will be held on the Furman […]

An honor of the highest accord

Furman Rugby Captain Patrick Musau joined rare company Sunday. The austere group includes three former Furman Presidents and two former South Carolina Governors. Musau, a senior from Nairobi, Kenya, was initiated into the Furman Quaternion Club. Founded in 1903, Quaternion is generally considered to be the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a Furman […]

Fleschler to be a Paladin

Benjamin Fleschler, a senior at Culver Military Academy and captain of the rugby team, has committed to Furman University and will enroll this fall. Fleschler, the son of Kate and Rob Fleschler, will be the fourth rugby graduate of the private Indiana school to attend Furman in recent years. Turner Morsches ’15, Lucas Ward ’16 […]

A night to celebrate

Furman honored its best at the annual Bell Tower Ball, which took place Feb. 25 at the TD Convention Center.

Schedule for USA Rugby Fall College Championships

The Furman men’s rugby team will face three-time defending national champion Minnesota-Duluth 11 a.m., Saturday at Roberts Field in USA Rugby’s Div. II national semifinal game. The winner will advance to the national championship game to be held 1 p.m., Sunday in Stone Soccer Stadium. The Paladins, 13-0,  are champions of the Southern Rugby Conference. […]

Champions Again!

Fourth-ranked Furman defeats 10th ranked UNCC 44-20 in Conference showdown

Clemson coach joins 2016 Furman Rugby Camp

Furman Rugby Coach John Roberts announced today that Clemson Rugby Coach Steve Lynch will join the coaching staff for the 2016 Furman Rugby Camp. Lynch joined the Tigers last year. He has also served as head coach of the Glendale Raptors and has extensive experience in all levels of rugby. “We are extremely honored to […]