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MIT Return to Home Ground in Some Style

Teams:MIT vs Framingham Exiles
Played:10/19/2013 @ MIT
Score: 84 - 5 MIT win

Saturday was a homecoming of sorts for MIT Rugby, having not lined out at Briggs Field since their season opening win back in early September. There was a gentle breeze blowing from The Shed End, as the team gathered and warmed up for what would prove to be a high scoring day with wins for both the A and B sides. The game provided an opportunity for a number of players to showcase their talent in both games.

MIT return to winning ways in VT

Teams:MIT vs Mad River, Stowe
Played:10/12/2013 @ MIT
Score: 41 - 7 MIT win

Having failed to pick up a victory in their previous two outings, MIT traveled to Stowe, VT this weekend to take on Mad River. The game took place on a beautiful fall day with the last of the foliage visible on the mountains that overlooked the playing field.

B-side game: New London vs MIT

Teams:MIT vs New London
Played:09/14/2012 @ New London, CT
Score: 31 - 0 MIT win

Following a narrow loss in the A-side game, MIT's B-side produced an excellent performance to see off a combined New London/Coast Guard Academy team 31-0.

Tech started the scoring almost immediately. Hard running by Nick A, Carlos A and others, coordinated expertly by James P at outhalf, set up good field position in NL territory. Frank O'S sniffed out a gap in the home defence and sprinted to the line: MIT 5-0 NL.

MIT Score Early, Often in Season Opener

Teams:MIT vs Springfield RFC
Played:09/06/2013 @ MIT
Score: 58 - 0 MIT win

On a breezy day at Vassar St. which would belie the heat felt on the field, the MIT Rugby Club came out fit and fast in a season opening win over Springfield RFC scoring early, often, and everywhere. From the first kickoff MIT showed its intention for the season recovering the kick and scoring a brilliant breakaway try through sophomore winger Jake M. after just 2 quick phases of play. The quick try was followed by a phenomenal sideline conversion from flyhalf James L. Jake would go on to score another such try just 9 minutes later, but long breaks would not be the only action in the game.

Fall Season Team Meeting: July 30th

Our collective preparation for the Fall season begins on Tuesday, July 30th with a team meeting at MIT at 7pm. We will discuss the upcoming season and Coach Sean will outline his expectations for the squad. All players who wish
to be involved this Fall should attend.

We'll meet at 7pm in room 4-145 on MIT's main campus, which is publicly accessible. Link to the building location http://whereis.mit.edu/?go=4

If you get lost, call Mike Byrne

Practice Tonight (4/23) Cancelled Due To Memorial Service

A memorial service in honour of Officer Sean Collier will be held at MIT on April 24th and MIT have closed the rugby field at Briggs. Tonight's practice has been cancelled.

MIT win at Portland

Teams:MIT vs Portland RFC
Played:04/20/2013 @ Portland, ME
Score: 51 - 17 MIT win

MITRFC traveled to Maine on Saturday in sunny but blustery conditions to play Portland RFC in the second game of the spring season. A minute of silence was observed by both teams beforehand in memory of MIT police officer Sean Collier who was tragically murdered on Friday. May he rest in peace.

Spring 2013 Schedule

Dates

Opposition

Venue

March 22nd- 31st Rugby Tour UK / Ireland
April 6th Bye week -
April 13th Old Gold / Providence Home
April 20th Portland Away
April 27th North Shore Away
May 4th Bye Week -
May 11th NERFU Tournament Newport
May 26th Alumni Weekend Home

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