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. […]

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 […]

Harlequins Win on The Road at Raleigh

PITTSBURGH CRUSH IN DI MAC By Evan Lappen | 10.20.15 With the fifth week of the DI Mid-Atlantic coming to a close, there are still three unbeaten teams left and a total of six teams within six points of the conference lead. Norfolk and Schuylkill River each notched close wins against Potomac and Baltimore-Chesapeake.  Rocky […]

Why the Sport Your Child Should be Playing is Rugby

Why the Youth Sport Your Kids Should be Playing is Rugby   08.23.2015 – ALEX GOFF GOFFRUGBYREPORT.COM If you’re a parent deciding what sport your kid should try in elementary and middle school, and you don’t have rugby on your list, then you’re making a mistake. Rugby is played as non-contact touch or flag rugby […]

Quins Travel Strong to Norfolk, Looking to Rally for Raleigh

This past Saturday… The Quins travelled to Norfolk, Va to open league play. This season, the Harlequins will be playing 14 league games with the addition of the back to back DII National Champions Rocky Gorge RFC to the Capital Geographic Rugby Conference. The team travelled well, leaving no doubt behind that we would be victorious on our return […]

Fall Division 1 Schedule

Harlequins Are The Division 1 Team in Pittsburgh *Home Games in BOLD 9/19/2015 @ Norfolk Blues 9/26/2015 Baltimore-Chesapeake Brumbies 10/3/2015 @ Potomac Exiles 10/10/2015 @ Schuylkill River Exiles 10/17/2015 @ Raleigh Vipers 10/24/2015  Rocky Gorge 10/31/2015  Northern Virginia Rugby 11/7/2015  Norfolk Blues 11/14/2015 @ Baltimore-Chesapeake Brumbies 4/2/2016 Potomac Exiles 4/9/2016 Schuylkill River Exiles 4/16/2016 Raleigh […]

Home Opener Saturday against NOVA

The Pittsburgh Harlequins will host the NOVA Rugby Club this Saturday, March 28th at 1pm, Founders Field. This will be the first home outing for the Harlequins, who are closing out a tough 2014-2015 season.  The Harlequins started the spring last weekend in Raleigh, due to frozen fields across the Northeast that delayed the start […]

Close
loading...