Men’s Rugby

Created in 1973, the University of Maine men’s rugby club has stood the test of time. With years and years of success as a club sport at the university men’s rugby has not only grown on campus but across the United States. Competitive rugby is growing into a popular sport around the U.S. and it has become stronger at the UMaine since its creation. In the past, rugby games at UMaine have been looked at as top-tier club sporting events to be a part of on campus. Nearly every Saturday during the fall semester, you can find the men’s rugby team competing to extend their playoff chances. In recent years, the men’s rugby club proudly holds much success such as tournament wins, national championship bids, and three straight years of top 50 NCR rankings.

Schedule of Events:

We welcome new men of all skill levels every year to come out, practice and play with the club. We would love for you to grow with us as we further this championship program.


Mon – 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Tue – 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Thurs – 4:30-6:30 p.m.


2022 Match Schedule:

Date Opponent Time Location Score
Sept 17th Colby 8:00pm Colby College 29-26
Sept 24th Bowdoin 12:00pm Bowdoin 52-0
Oct 1st Colby 1:00pm Lengyel Field
Oct 6th Bates 7:15pm Bates
Oct 8th University of New Brunswick 3:30pm University of New Brunswick
Oct 15th Bowdoin 12:00pm Lengyel Field
Oct 19th Bates 7:00pm Morse Field



Coach: Dale Russell-

 President: Shawn Nitsche


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Facebook: University of Maine Men’s Rugby

Twitter: @UMaineRugby

Instagram: @UMaineRugby


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