3 Results for month: 07/2015

Nashville Women’s Rugby: Hard As Stone, Tough As Lions

Standing in an open field behind Charlie Bob’s Restaurant on Dickerson Pike in Nashville as the sun began to set and temporary shop lights were being set up, Nashville’s women’s rugby team, the Stone Lions, prepared for a practice session. The team may not have the facilities like other Nashville area sports teams, but that isn’t a deterrent for its ... More

The Stone Lions show their heart

Prove that rugby is not just for the boys The Stone Lions, Nashville’s women’s rugby club, was formed in 1996 and has seen its share of ups and downs over the years. The Nashvillian team has battled through poor funding and constantly changing lineups in order to establish itself as one of the premier teams of the Southeast. There are currently about ... More

Female rugby group still going strong after 14 years

People who think of rugby as a true tough-guy sport may be surprised to find out that one of the oldest rugby teams in Tennessee is actually comprised of women. Nashville Women’s Rugby has been “rucking” it up since 1996 when the only other competitive rugby team in Tennessee was a men’s team. Fourteen years later, rugby in Tennessee has grown ... More