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JMU Secures Playoff Spot by Beating Tech 40-12

November 12, 2017

With redemption on their mind, JMU held nothing back as they battled tech this weekend. As many of you know, JMU had a heart breaking loss to Tech in the last second during the regular season. This game was much different. From the very start, it was apparent the Dukes would not let the game be

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JMU Finishes Regular season with a 34-7 win over Georgetown

November 7, 2017

Despite a rough first half, only scoring one try and sustaining a few key injuries, JMU came out on top in Friday night’s game. There was an outstanding second half performance by JMU as they scored five more tries to Georgetown’s one. The forward pack had a good game, dominating both the line outs and

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JMU Looses 48-7 against Mary Washington

October 30, 2017

This weekend had mixed feelings – First of all congratulations to the JV team who became CHAMPIONS for the Futures Cup  for the second year in a row. That is a great achievement and beating UMW in the manner we did yesterday was very positive . The JV team has been unbeaten now for 15 games over

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Dukes Deliver in Delaware against Salisbury University

October 17, 2017

After driving 5 hours to play on a field with wooden posts, JMU was ready to make a statement against the Salisbury Sharks. For the first half no statement was made as there was a steady back and forth. The weather and the long drive appeared to knock off JMU’s concentration. However,  after half time,

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Dukes Come out on Top in Home Opener against Towson

October 2, 2017

Saturday was a very close game for JMU, holding on to the win till the very last second, 25-23. The biggest difference in the game were kicks, and the fact that JMU missed all theirs, including a penalty kick, while Towson made one conversion and two penalty kicks. Through out the first half, JMU was

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JMU falls short to Tech

September 17, 2017

Although putting up a strong performance, JMU lost in the last seconds to a 7 point try 18 to 19 against Virginia Tech this friday. The dukes started strong in the first half by kicking for points early on but could not put anymore points on the board until the second half. However, Tech was able

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Strong JMU Performance in Conference Opener

September 10, 2017

With live music blaring in the background, JMU set out for its redemption match against UVA at their infamous Madbowl. The game once again went scoreless for the beginning part of the first half. UVA scored first with one of their two penalty kicks, both from about 40 meters out. However, JMU would retaliate with one try in

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JMU learns vital lessons in New York

September 4, 2017

After a six hour journey up to New York,  varsity Dukes come back empty handed. In their first game on Saturday against Iona, everything seemed even for the first 30 minutes. However, Iona put away three quick tries towards the end of the first half. JMU then had their hand’s full trying to fight off

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JMU Rugby Prepares for a New Season

August 2, 2017

As we flip our calendars to August, the club ramps up training efforts. With the preseason looming just around the corner, August 21st, everyone is making sure they are in top shape. Everyone is fighting for a space on the roster this year with over 50 returning players and a new line of freshman coming

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