UNF places 2nd in NSCRO 7’s Championship

  UNF 7’s comes back from the Philadelphia with the silver. A great outing by North Florida by having to take out 4 different teams before making it to the grand final. The Deadbirds traveled with 12 players, and took the 13 hour van ride up to Philly. On Saturday, the Deadbirds would start the … Continue reading

UNF 7’s win South Qualifier, head to Philly for championship.

The Deadbirds’ Sevens Squad secured their spot in Philadelphia this past weekend after a long day of rugby. Both Loyola University and the University of West Florida drove a long way to compete, which lead to some great competition throughout the day. UNF started off against Loyola bright and early in the morning, ending the … Continue reading

Deadbirds win NSCRO South Championship

With heavy cloud cover and cold winds was the last Deadbird game played Macon Georgia. UNF faced the University of North Georgia, an ROTC school, for the first time. Though some delays throughout the trip had the Deadbirds not arriving at the hotel until nearly 2am the night before, none would have known it by … Continue reading

UNF defeats Ave Maria; Finishes Undefeated Regular Season

The Deadbirds traveled far and wide over this season, seeking to prove they were the team that deserved the conference title. This past weekend was the conference final vs Ave Maria University outside Naples. The day was bound to be a scorcher, with highs reaching into the high 80s. This would be the first taste … Continue reading

UNF Undefeated After Win At Eckerd

This past weekend, the Deadbirds traveled to Eckerd College to take on the Tritons in their first matrix match of the season. From the start, this was expected to be a hard match after two very close meetings in the spring of 2012. UNF is now 2-0 this season and 1-0 in matrix play (games … Continue reading

Deadbirds take down FSU

The Deadbirds travelled to Tallahassee this weekend to play FSU B-side and to have their B-side play FSU’s “emerging” side. The UNF A-side squad was thirsty for a game after being rescheduled the previous weekend and being left to play themselves in a split squad match which became known as the “Annual Black and Blue … Continue reading

UNF RFC host first annual BLUE vs WHITE game.

With the anticipation building up for their first matrix game against the Univeristy of Miami, the UNF RFC Deadbirds, held high hopes for a great weekend of rugby. But a stroke of bad luck and poor preparation from the visiting team left the Deadbirds high and dry with no opponents to play. Instead, the UNF … Continue reading

UNF finishes Fall season, ranked 2nd in Florida

UNF RFC finishes off their Fall season, ranked 2nd in the state of Florida. The Deadbirds pulled off an undefeated regular season, and made it all the way to the Final match against the UCF RFC, but just fell short. But once again, UNF proved that they can match up against top-tier teams. They will be on … Continue reading

Deadbirds take out nationally-ranked Florida

The atmosphere at UNF last Friday was hectic to say the least. Your very own UNF RFC Deadbirds were slated to take on nationally ranked D-1AA powerhouse University of Florida Gators. As the annual homecoming concert raged in the background, the team was ready and awaiting this long anticipated match. First up was the B-side, … Continue reading

UNF tops FIU at All Florida Day

After a solid win against the University of South Florida Bulls (33-9) last weekend, the Deadbirds were slotted to take on University of Miami (Sat.) and Florida International University (Sun.) during the All Florida Day rugby tournament. The weekend was cut short when UM cancelled and dropped out of the tournament, but that did not … Continue reading

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