Age Falls to Beauty in Annual Alumni Match

This fall saw the resurgence of Gordon Gekko and the Karate Kid, but no event could live up to the hype surrounding the return of the HBS Old Boys to the rugby pitch. Each fall the ageless Old Boys of HBS Rugby Football Club descend on the hallowed rugby pitch on Soldiers Field Park road… Continue reading Age Falls to Beauty in Annual Alumni Match

Teaching the Young Fellas a Thing or Two

The grizzled members of the Old Boys played true to form-a forward-oriented, ball-up-the-jumper style attack with limited speed and intelligence but lots of heart. Dominant at scrum time through the ministrations of second-row Dave “Goliath” Johnson and the redoubtable prop Saul “Do You Feel Lucky Punk” de la Guardia, the Old Boys were able to… Continue reading Teaching the Young Fellas a Thing or Two

Welcoming the Old Boys, Rugby Style

On Saturday, October 10, the HBS Rugby Football Club took the field against its senior counterpart, the HBS Alumni Rugby Football Club (Old Boys). Rarely had we seen such grizzled faces, so many grey hairs, and such antiquated knee, ankle and other protective bracing. The first period was marked by strong rucking and the heavy… Continue reading Welcoming the Old Boys, Rugby Style

HBS Rugby Adds Shad Treasure Chest to Collection

The RFC has enjoyed enormous success over a glorious 43-year history. Touring is the highlight of the semester for many team members, and over the years the squad has devastated opponents from around the globe. The overwhelming success has created a major problem, however. What to do with all that shiny hardware? The pile of… Continue reading HBS Rugby Adds Shad Treasure Chest to Collection

Rugby Sweeps Double-Header Weekend

SHAY’S PUB, CAMBRIDGE (HBS RFC Press) – As the fall rugby season nears its end, this past weekend was “gut check” time for the HBS Rugby Club. Practice was intense during the week as the team focused on a crucial match Saturday against league leaders South Shore, followed by hosting the HBS “Old Boys” in… Continue reading Rugby Sweeps Double-Header Weekend