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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 […]

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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. […]

Furman rugby to face Sacred Heart in first round play-off game

The Furman men’s rugby team will face Sacred Heart University 11 a.m. Saturday at Roberts Field in the South Regional of USA Rugby Men’s Division II Round of 16 Tournament. Champions of the Southern Rugby Conference, Furman is 10-0 this fall. Sacred Heart (Connecticut) are champions of the Tri-State Conference. In the other game Saturday, […]

Champions Again!

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

Furman to host UNCC in SRC finals

Furman defeated Coastal Carolina 47-0 Saturday and will host UNC-Charlotte 1 pm., Sunday in the Southern Rugby Conference Final. The Paladins defeated the Forty-niners 13-5 to hand UNCC their only loss Oct. 6. The Forty-niners advanced to the finals by knocking off defending SRC Champion UNC-Wilmington 48-17 in Wilmington. Since the conference was founded in […]

Furman to host USA Rugby Fall Championships

USA Rugby has announced that Furman University will be home to some of the best college rugby has to offer Dec. 3-4 when the university hosts USA Rugby Men’s Division II National Championships, the Women’s DI, DII, and Men’s DIAA Fall Championships. In all, 12 colleges and universities will participate over two days, culminating with four […]

Fourth ranked Paladins defeat App State

Furman captured the Western Division of the Southern Rugby Conference (SRC) and extended its record to 8-0 with a 27-7 win at Appalachian State Saturday. The Paladins will host the loser of Tuesday’s match-up between Coastal Carolina and UNC-Wilmington in the SRC semi-final at John Roberts Field 1 p.m., Saturday. The Paladins, who have outscored […]

Furman rushes past Gamecocks, next up: UNCC

The Furman rugby team continued its winning ways by posting an impressive 44-14 win over Division I South Carolina at Roberts Field Saturday. The Paladins were originally scheduled to host the Gamecocks’ second team. But a last minute cancellation by Vanderbilt paved the way for USC to front up with their best team. Both squads […]