Michigan W

Michigan W

About

UMWRFC is a Division I Collegiate Women's Rugby Club team. We belong to the Big Ten Universities Conference and play against other notable Big Ten Schools such as Michigan State, Ohio State, and Penn State. Women's Rugby is also designated as a Club Sport at the University of Michigan and has a strong tradition of athletic and academic excellence. The club was founded in 1980 and has continued to improve from its inception. The club was a Division II team until 2008 after doing extremely well at the DII National Championship tournament. UMWRFC moved into the Division I Midwest Conference the following year. In 2009, 2010 UMWRFC was the Eastern Midwest division champions and in 2010 won the Midwest Championship and went on to the Sweet 16 round of the National Championship tournament in 2011. UMWRFC then moved to the Big Ten Universities conference in 2012.
The club was founded in 1980 and has continued to improve from its inception. The club was a Division II team until 2008 after doing extremely well at the DII National Championship tournament. UM moved into the Division I Midwest Conference the following year. In 2009, 2010 UM was the Eastern Midwest division champions and in 2010 won the Midwest Championship and went on to the Sweet 16 round of the National Championship tournament in 2011. UM then moved to the Big Ten Universities conference in 2012.

Prospective Players

Our club aims to provide everyone a chance to learn the sport of rugby. We will provide all committed and hard-working teammates the opportunity to grow as rugby players, athletes and individuals. We are devoted to building a competitive team and program focused on athletics, teamwork, dedication and camaraderie. Joining UMWRFC requires no experience with the sport, just a love for competitive athletics and lasting friendships. Rugby is a game of strategy, grit, and teamwork. Rugby can be played by people of all body types and athletic abilities and it combines elements of many sports. The majority of our team consists of crossover athletes from other sports. Even if you’ve never heard of rugby before, we will teach you everything you need to know to play. If you are interested in playing rugby, please contact us any time at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information!