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 […]

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 […]

Harlequins Down Schuylkill River Exiles

The Quins earned a hard fought 17-10 victory against the Schuylkill River RFC on Saturday at Avonworth High School. Despite playing into the wind during the first half, Schuylkill opened the scoring with an unconverted try in the opening minutes. Schuylkill controlled the play early with good ball control, committing few turnovers in the process. […]

OPSB National Champions in Pittsburgh

It wasn’t because he scored the most tries or had the most highlight moments. Miles Craigwell was named the Club 7s National Championship MVP Sunday because he did the grunt work really well and really often, as well as score a few tries along the way.  BY PAT CLIFTON, RUGBY MAGAZINE “It feels great. We […]

7’s Tournament Schedule Released

The 2013 Emirates Airline Men’s and Women’s CLub 7’s Rugby Championship will take place this Saturday and Sunday at Founders Field in Pittsburgh, PA.  The top 16 Men’s teams and the top 16 Women’s teams from all 50 states will compete for the title of National Champion.  92 games will be played from 9am-5pm Saturday, […]

Men’s Club 7s Qualifier Standings Updated

WRITTEN BY ALEX GOFF                RugbyMag.com 3 July 2013 Northeast            Played    Pts Old Blue 1               2            40 Long Island            2            40 Middlesex               2            38 Morris                     2            26 NYAC 1   […]

Potomac Rugby Foundation’s Challenge Cup

The Potomac Rugby Foundation has released the draw and schedule for this weekends Regional All-Star Tournament.  The tournament is presented by the Pittsburgh Harlequins at their World Class Rugby Facility, and in cooperation with USA Rugby. Challenge Cup Draw 2013 FINAL 2.0 The Foundation is proud to host the 9th Challenge Cup Age Grade Regional […]

Men’s Club Playoffs coming to Pittsburgh

Men’s Club Playoff Picture Finalized By Eric Taber   BOULDER, Colo. – The Emirates Airline USA Rugby National Championship Series rolls into the Men’s Club Playoffs starting May 12th.   Divisions I, II, and III have all qualified their pool of the top 16 teams in the country. The Eastern teams will converge on Founders Field in Pittsburgh […]