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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1966

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Rugby Club Shows

By BILL LEVIS
Did you ever wonder as you
walked your girl home after a
Michigan football game, what 30
guys were doing on Wines field
running back and forth chasing
a ball that resembles the American
pigskin.
Those 30 guys are playing rugby,
a sport that has been organized
as a club for eight years on the
Michigan campus. Played like a
combination of soccer and foot-
ball, Rugby is the game to which
American football owes its origin.
Rugby is a game that has been
steadily growing in popularity in
the United States over the last
decade. Al McLean, Michigan rug-
by club president, noted that owly
six schools had teams in the East
in 1959. This number has sharply
increased to 53 this year.
Iron Man's Sport'
Rugby can be described as a
continous football game with no
blocking and forward passing. It
is played between teams of 15 men
each with no substitution and vir-
tually no time-outs for two 35 or
40 minute halves. Played on a 100-
yard field slightly wider than a
football field, the principle method
of scoring is the "try" touchdown
in which the ball has actually to
be touched down in the end-zone
to count.
A try counts three points while
a conversion counts two, made by
place-kicking the ball between the
uprights of the goal posts. The
kick is taken from a point opposite
where the try is scored. A drop-
kick made during play which pass-
es- through the uprights also
counts three points but no con-
version attempt follows a drop-
kick.
The emphasis of rugby is on
stamina and quick thinking rather
than speed, size and ability to exe-
cute rehearsed plays. No padding
or helmets are allowed. The 'ball
is oval, somethting like an over-
sized or 1900 vintage football.
The Michigan club, which gets
financial help from Michigan In-
tramurals in the form of niforms,
is a member of the Southwest On-
tario Rugby Union. Michigan won
the league championship last year
with a 6-3 sudden death -vertime

win over Sarnia. Earlier, the club even said that many
won the Steebe Trophy which was coaches including Notre
established to promote competition Ara Pargeshian encourag
between Michigan and Michigan football players to go out f
State rugby clubs. by in the spring to buildi
Two Wins, Four Losses stamina.
So far this season, the club has The rugby president said
defeated Michigan State 3-0 and would like to play schools
the University Club of Cleveland Notre Dame but the trave
6-0 while losing to Sarnia, Nlomads tances rule this out. Si
Windsor twice, and Saracens. Sar- Michigan Athletic Dep
nia along with Western Ontario, does not support the team
London Saint George and Brant- penses have to be paid
ford make up the eastern division players. McLean said that1
of the Rugby Union. raised money last year by
McLean said that all Big Ten subscription to Time m,
schools except Purdue and North- This year, they plan to r
western field Rugby teams. He ney the same way.

Stamina
football McLean noted that the rugbyI
Dame's club used to practice on the field
ge their behind the Michigan Stadium but
for Rug-
up their that field is now the site of the
All-Events Building. The club now
i that he has to practice nights at Wines
such as field, hard rock field which is not
ling dis- best-suited for playing the game.
nce the He said that Michigan State gets
artment to use the Spartan practice field,
, all ex- something that McLean hopes will
by the be offered for his team's u,.e in!
the club the future.
y selling While you are strolling home'
iagazine. from a football game some Satur-
aise mo- day, why not stop over at Wines
field and watch the Michigan rug-
.by club play. Who knows, maybe
the game will grow on you the
.way college football has sky rock-
eted in popularity all over the na-
%: tion.

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within earshot of
your fellows.

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A MICHIGAN RUGBY CLUB player tosses the ball in play after
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pictured is formed by eight men from each team forming two
parallel lines across the field from the point where the ball went
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