Lexington, KY - Carolina suffered a tough loss on the road at the hands of an experienced Kentucky side. The match began with Carolina pressing down the narrow field in a back and forth match, with possession exchanging multiple times. Carolina got on the board first with a penalty kick from sophomore Danny Callahan, though Kentucky responded with a penalty kick of their own after a yellow card was given from Carolina. ...Read More
Mississippi State Defeated on the Road
Starkville, MS - South Carolina returned to Conference play this past weekend, traveling to Mississippi State to take on the Bulldogs in an East/West showdown. Although it took a while, the Gamecocks got on the board first with a try at the 15th minute and never looked back, routing the Bulldogs to a 71-7 finish. ...Read More
USC Olde Boys; No Match For A Hurricane!
Columbia, SC - Today’s players welcomed back the ruggers of yesteryear to celebrate 49 years of Carolina Rugby this past weekend! The 2016 Carolina Olde Boys Weekend began on Saturday evening with a gathering at the Thirsty Fellow. With a sizable turnout, players of old and new enjoyed appetizers and exchanging stories. Coach Morris made the observation that, "Although many years span the ruggers represented here, the stories from our playing days tend to be the same." ...Read More
Carolina Rugby Defeats Georgia At Home
Columbia, SC - The Southeastern Rugby Conference got under way this weekend with the traditionally strong conference heavyweights coming away with wins. South Carolina was among the winning sides, though the Gamecocks had to work for a tough victory over Georgia in the hot Carolina sun. Although the Gamecocks got on the board first with a try in the 5th minute, they had trouble getting going early. ...Read More