Entries by USC Rugby Coaching Staff

Charitable Funds for USC Rugby

Did you know you can donate to stock to Charitable Funds at big brokerage houses, instead of directly to a charity. The Brokerage house’s fund IS the charity (for tax deductions) and then you direct where the proceeds go (to multiple places). The attached is a similar idea, but donating directly to USC Rugby. The […]

Why did the whistle blow?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner columns_type=”default” gap=”10″][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Offside Player: Is offside when in front of the player carrying the ball. No blocking allowed in rugby. Forward pass: Only lateral and backward passes are allowed in rugby. If the ball is passed forward a scrum will be awarded to the non-offending team. Knock-On: A knock-on is when a player fumbles […]

Get Your Own Rugby Ball!

This is my rugby ball. There are many others like it, but this one is mine. My rugby ball is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. Without me, my rugby ball is useless. Without my rugby ball, I am useless. I must pass my […]

USC Rugby – Code of Conduct

I agree to conduct myself in accordance with all rules and requirements of the team, the athletic conference in which my team participates, and USC, including the Code of Student Conduct. I also agree as follows: University Community – 
I will be a responsible and engaged member of the University community. I will strive to […]

USC Rugby Updates from 2013

USC’s strong comeback still not enough to beat Claremont The USC Trojans travelled to the Claremont Mckenna Colleges where they began the game weak. A first half penalty kick by Danny Del Bianco and a strong run by flanker OJ Haugen put points on the board for the Trojans. The first half score was 28-8. […]

USC Student Tommy Walker

The trumpet “Charge,” heard often at athletic contests, was composed by a post-World War II USC student named Tommy Walker. As a member of the Trojan Marching Band, he was known as “Tommy Trojan,” and as a USC football player, he would shed his band uniform, come down from the stands, and kick extra points […]