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Fact Sheet

Oscar Bashaw  Club President  obashaw@usc.edu   Oldest club organization at USC  Teaches the value of success in competitive extracurriculars  Spreading the high-intensity, rapidly growing game of rugby  Developed philanthropic and social functions since establishment   League Participation   PAC 1-A Conference (7’s)  PAC 1-AA Conference (15’s)  All undergraduate students are welcome to play after completing online registrations and […]

FAQ

Oscar Bashaw  Club President  obashaw@usc.edu   (650) 888-0449 Q1: How was rugby invented?     In 1823, during a game of school football in the town of Rugby, England, a young man named William Webb Ellis picked up the ball and ran towards the opposition’s goal line. Two centuries later, rugby has evolved into one of the world’s […]

Backgrounder

The USC Rugby Football Club (USCRFC) is the official men’s rugby team of the University of Southern California. Over time, the program has adopted more colloquial names such as USC Rugby or Trojans Rugby. The team was founded all the way in 1886 when a British professor on tenure brought the game to campus. Today, […]