The University of Alabama Women’s Rugby Football Club was founded in 2009 and has been growing ever since. A few women that wanted to play, started practicing with the men’s team, until they recruited enough to form their own team. Now we have over 30 members and 30+ alumni. We were the Southern Independence Rugby Conference Division 2 Champions in 2015, and have continued to further our progress towards national recognition each season. Our club is not only about learning how to play an exciting sport, it’s about creating a community. We take former cheerleaders, soccer, volleyball, and softball players as well as people who have never played a sport before, and transform them into rough n’ tough ruggers. In this process of learning and working hard together, we form bonds unlike any other and make friends for life—not just on our team, but with teams from all over the south.


How to Get Involved:  We don’t hold tryouts and there are no limitations to how many women can join our team. We will teach you everything you need to know to be the best rugger you can be. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us through email, social media, or any other method of contact provided.


Contact:  Tara Thomas

Club Email:  uawrfc@webmail.ua.edu

Club Website:

Club Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/UAWomensRugbyFans/

Club Twitter:  @Bama_Rugby

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Club Type:  Women’s

Roster Size:  30+

Competitive Season:  Fall, Spring, Summer


Practice Location:  Student Recreation Center – Fields

Home Event Location:  Student Recreation Center – Fields

Practice Times:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 6-8pm


Opponents:  KSU, Tulane, Spring Hill, LSU, Arkansas, UTC, FSU

Governing Body:  USA Rugby

League:  Southern Independent Rugby Conference


Estimated Fall Dues:  $200

Estimated Spring Dues:  $150


Club Classification:  Competitive (Compete to win), Recreational (Compete, but the focus is to have fun), Instructional (Willing to teach those new to sport)

Club Accomplishments:  2015 SIRC DII Champions

Club Member Accomplishments:  2017 USA Rugby’s All Star Team:  Meagan Goode and Megan Ware