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Men's Rugby : About

ABOUT US

army_rugby.jpgThe Army Rugby Team was founded in 1961 and for over 40 years has been a leader in USA Collegiate Rugby. The Army Ruggers are West Point’s most winning team.

In 1980 the USA Rugby Collegiate Championship playoff system was established. Since then, the Army Rugby team has qualified for every Sweet 16 Tournament and also reached more then 10 Final Fours. The Army Rugby team has finished second in the nation 3 times.

All Cadet classes play and the team currently has over 90 members drawn from the United States Corps of Cadets fielding four rugby sides.

The Division-1 A and B sides compete in the newly formed Collegiate Premier League during the spring season, while the Division-2 C and D sides challenge every fall for the title in the New England and Metropolitan New York Rugby Football Union.

MISSION

West Point Rugby develops leaders of character, infused with the warrior ethos, principles of teamwork, and an unyielding winning spirit through high-performance rugby competition and training in preparation for future service as commissioned officers in the United States Army.

West Point Rugby graduates will be leaders of distinction among their peers and enlisted soldiers as they assume their roles as second lieutenants in the active duty force.

VISION

The premiere collegiate high performance rugby program in the country consisting of elite cadet student-athletes who are perennially competitive for a National Championship...

The best athletic experience at West Point with the primary focus of developing dynamic leaders of character who exemplify at all times the professional conduct, personal humility, and unbreakable spirit of the American Soldier they are about to lead.

CORE VALUES

West Point Rugby develops leaders of character, infused with warrior ethos, principles of teamwork, and an unyielding winning spirit.