Sport Club Chronicle: Ruggers Go North

By David Roman, Guest Writer The Thunderbird Rugby Football Club (TRFC) convoy roared up the “hill” to Flagstaff late last Friday, October 9 a good mix of new and seasoned full-time T-bird rugby players. Off to the “Tens” tournament organized by Northern Arizona University, the Thunderbird Rugby team arrived in time for the Captain’s meeting, […]

Keep On Ruckin

By, Travis Richardson “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” –       George Bernard Shaw Crouch. Touch. Set. Pusshhhh! Anyone that has ever been in a scrum understands well the importance of organization, teamwork, and persistence in times of competition. On Saturday, October 4th, our Thunderbird Rugby Club […]

Why the Masters are Great

The Masters is a confusing event to explain as a four-day excuse to not see a single friend on the Thunderbird campus. “It’s a golf tournament,” I say. The confused stares are usually followed with a follow question. “But, why?” “It’s just the best. You should see the grass.” I’ll admit that to the person […]

Thunderbird Rugby Tournament a Great Success

Last Saturday, Thunderbird hosted three other Rugby clubs in a round robin tournament to end the Fall 2013 season.  Red Mountain, Phoenix Rugby Club, and Camelback Rugby Club gave their all to win bragging rights, and, a shiny new trophy. Thunderbird’s first game against Camelback was a hard fought one.  In a mix of both […]

Rugby Goes to Flagstaff

Late Friday night, almost 30 rugby players in tow with a few fans, took off north to Flagstaff for the 32nd Annual Rugby Tens Tournament involving more than 10 men’s and women’s rugby teams from different undergraduate and graduate schools in Arizona and New Mexico. After getting to Flagstaff so late and checking into the […]