The 2013 Spring Collegiate Rugby Season kicks off this Saturday, February 2, across the state of Florida. There will be a significant number of men’s and women’s matches played across the state this weekend, and the Tampa Bay Rugby Examiner is providing his readers information about every game.
Saturday’s Men’s South Independent Rugby Conference (SIRC) matches
The University of Central Florida (UCF) Knights Rugby Football Club (RFC) will host the University of South Florida (USF) Bulls RFC in Orlando, Fla. this Saturday. Kickoff time is 11 a.m. on the Nike and Hercules field on the UCF campus. For more information on the game, please visit the event page created for this match.
The Florida State University (FSU) Seminoles RFC will host the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Owls RFC this Saturday in Tallahassee, Fla. The match will take place at the FSU Rec SportsPlex. The game will kick off at 2 p.m.
Saturday’s National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) action
The Eckerd College (EC) Tritons RFC will host the Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Eagles RFC this Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla. This match, which kicks off at 1 p.m., will take place on the Kappa field on the EC campus. For more information on this game, please visit the Facebook event page.
The University of Miami (UM) Hurricanes RFC will host the Ave Maria University (AMU) Papists RFC this Saturday in Coral Gables, Fla. This match, scheduled to kick off at 2 p.m., will be played on the UM campus.
Southern Collegiate Rugby Conference (SCRC) match
The University of Florida (UF) Gators RFC will host the University of South Carolina (USC) Gamecocks this Saturday in Gainesville, Fla. This game will kick off at 1 p.m., and will be played on the UVS Fields on the UF campus.
Four women’s games scheduled for Saturday
While there was still some uncertainty regarding the locations for all of this Saturday's women's rugby matches, the following information about these four games was available to the Rugby Examiner at the time of publication.
The EC Sirens Women’s RFC will host the FAU Owls Women’s RFC this Saturday afternoon on the Kappa Fields in St. Petersburg. The match will kick off at 2 p.m.
The UF Gators Women’s RFC will play the UCF Knights Women’s RFC. The venue for the game was pending at the time of publication.
The FSU Seminoles Women’s RFC will take on the Georgia Southern University Women’s RFC. The venue for this match was pending at the time of publication.
The FGCU Eagles Women’s RFC will play the Florida International University (FIU) Panthers Women’s RFC. The location for this match was pending at the time of publication.
Learn more about rugby around Florida and across America
For more information about rugby from around the state of Florida, please visit the website for the Florida Rugby Union, and the website and Facebook page for Rugby in Florida. To learn about the latest rugby news, scores, and updates from across American and around the world, visit the website for Rugby Mag.