Washington Irish RFC come to Pittsburgh

Washington Irish vs. Pittsburgh Harlequins September 17, 2017 from Jeff Stratford “A win is a win,” says Head Coach Eric Jerpe as the Quins gather around him after their 30-17 victory. Pittsburgh did get a bonus point win against the newly DI promoted Irish side, but many expected a wider margin of victory after a good deal […]

Quins Home Opener Against Irish

The Pittsburgh Harlequins will look for their first League win this season on Saturday when the Washington Irish RFC drive over from the Nations Capitol. 

2017-18 Match Schedule

The Pittsburgh Harlequins will be competing in the Division 1 Mid-Atlantic Conference. All players and teams are welcome to train with us! 2017/2018 Schedule Tuesday 7:00 PM Thursday 7:00 PM Saturday 10:00 AM training; 1:00 PM match 8/1/17          Pre-season training at Founders Field 8/3/17         Pre-season training 8/5/17  […]

Over 40 Years of Harlequins Rugby

The Pittsburgh Harlequins were founded in 1973 at the University of Pittsburgh by law students and were originally known as “University of Pittsburgh Law School Rugby Football Club”.   After experimenting with several different names, the team was officially changed to The Pittsburgh Harlequins RFC in 1975 and expanded beyond the University of Pittsburgh community. […]

Training starts January 10th

Pre-season training officially starts Tuesday, January 10th at 7PM. New and returning players are always welcome! We’ll continue every Tuesday and Thursday through the end of the Spring season. We’ll be at Titan Fitness for the foreseeable future. We’re still looking into securing a full field facility before Founder’s will be ready to use (typically […]

Consolidated history of the PGH Harlequins

History of the Pittsburgh Harlequins 1973 – Harlequins founded at University of Pittsburgh Law School – Name: Pitt Law School RFC – played first season at Trees Field behind Trees Hall, then at North Park, and then at the Police field above Pitt Stadium; John McDonald was coach 1974 – Name changed to The University […]

Ten Years ago this month…

What were you doing 10 years ago this month? Four decades of Quins took to our home field and walked off victorious across the board.  Many of those players starting in the A-side against league rival Schuylkill River have gone on to help build the Harlequin Club including: Eric Jerpe- Currently Head Coach Sione Tapu – […]

Harlequins Travel Strong in Delaware

The Pittsburgh Harlequins travelled to recently promoted Division 1 Wilmington RFC September 10th for the first league match of the season.  The club, coached by Eric Jerpe, was well prepared for the trip which started in the early hours of Saturday with a long drive across the PA Turnpike. With two friendlies behind them, the […]

Fall Rugby Training Underway!

The Pittsburgh Harlequins Division 1 Men’s Rugby Club have commenced training for the 2016/2017 season. Practice is 7:00pm-9:00pm, Tuesday and Thursdays, at Founders Field.  All current and prospective players are encouraged and welcomed to come out to practice.  Current Dues structure is $125/Season for new players and $250/Season for veterans.   No prior experience is […]

Quins Win at Home

For those unable to come out to beautiful Founders Field Saturday- The Harlequins won their second in as many games this spring.  Potomac took the early lead 3-0 on a penalty kick…the last lead the visitors would hold on the day. What followed was a back and forth scoring of try’s-  it wasn’t long before […]