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 […]

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 […]

Girls High School National Championship Day 1

Fantastic day of rugby from the top Girls High School teams in the Country! Teams from across the United States met today at Founders Field in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania to compete for a National Title in Girls Division 1 & 2 High School Rugby.  In Division 2 play, Catholic Memorial and South Bay won their first […]

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 […]

Play Division 1 Rugby

2015 PreSeason Training begins Tuesday/Thursday evenings February 17th.  Contact Nick Koon and Ryan O’Kane for details.  No rugby experience required.  All athletes welcome! Join the only Division 1 Men’s Rugby Club in Western Pennsylvania!

2014 Fall Schedule Released

The Pittsburgh Harlequins 2014/2015 competitive schedule has been released by the league.  The Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) has a seven team Division 1 league, with each team playing home and away from September through March.  The Harlequins are the only Division 1 team in the Pittsburgh Region, competing at the highest level of rugby in the […]

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?  […]

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