Rugby is one of the fastest-growing club sports in America with more than 32,000 college players registered with USA Rugby. The Men’s & Women’s Rugby Teams at Emory & Henry compete against other college club teams from around the region and in the Cardinal Athletic Conference.
Join Emory & Henry’s Rugby Team
Emory & Henry College added non-NCAA competitive rugby to enhance the vibrant culture of the college community and to start a new tradition. The teams travel and play at home against other institutions on a collegiate level.
The club at Emory & Henry is open to tryout to compete against other college club teams from around the region in the Cardinal Athletic Conference.
*Important Note: Per NCAA rules, if you participate in an NCAA-athletic team you are not eligible for a Rugby Scholarship*
Rugby at E&H
Men’s Fall 2019 Game Stats
- E&H vs. Wake Forest: Win 47-12
- E&H vs. James Madison (Harrisonburg, Va): Win 29-5
- E&H vs. Duke: Loss 18-17
- E&H vs. Roanoke College: Win 49-7
- E&H vs. Southern Virginia: Loss 77-5
- E&H vs. Washington & Lee (Lexington, Va): Loss 29-14
- E&H vs. University of Richmond: Win 7-8
- Small College Challenge Championship vs. Hampden-Sydney: Loss 41-13
In 2019, Emory & Henry formed its first women’s rugby team playing non-NCAA intercollegiate rugby in the Cardinal Athletic Conference. Their motto is “Never Give Up. Never Surrender.” The team is a member of USA Rugby and is a group of powerful women devoted to teamwork and dedication both on and off the field.
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Head Rugby Coach Tom O’Neill is one of 26 coaches from across the country chosen to participate in the Premiership Rugby Scholarships program, which will take place in England in mid-April. Keep reading