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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Harlequin in New Zealand

Pittsburgh Harlequin Zach Jessel is on the ground in New Zealand to play rugby with the Southbridge Rugby Football Club- about 30 minutes outside of Christchurch, NZ. Zach started playing rugby at Woodland Hills High School 9 years ago under the coaching of Harlequin Alumni Rick Stein and Mark Connolly.  Zach has matriculated through a USA […]

Time to get to Practice!

The 2015 spring season is upon us.  All returning and new players are expected at training- PISA Indoor training sessions (confirm with Ted, 412-889-9180, in case of changes): 2-27 – PISA from 6 – 8PM  3-3 –Crossfit Pittsburgh 7:30 – 9PM 3-5 –Crossfit Pittsburgh 7:30 – 9PM  3-6 – PISA from 6 – 8PM  Game – Saturday […]

Challenge Cup RAS Tournament

Founders Field will once again host the Challenge Cup Regional All-Star Rugby Tournament this weekend. 31 teams from across the country will compete in front of national team selectors and scouts at the country’s premier Rugby venue, hosted by the Pittsburgh Harlequins. WHEN?  June 21st and 22nd 2014 Saturday 8-5 and Sunday 8-4 WHO’S COMING?  […]

Quins Kickoff Spring Season in DC

Washington, DC. A hard, muddy, competitive game played between two good sides on the opening weekend of MAC competition. PAC opened the scoring at the 20th minute with a penalty kick to take a 3-0 lead. Eight minutes later, PAC was able to move the ball down to the Harlequins goal line before punching it […]

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