The Stone Lions Form a Partnership with Ruck Science

The Stone Lions season begins in less than a month! In preparation for the upcoming season, the Nashville Women’s rugby club are excited to announce that we’ve recently agreed to a partnership with the sports nutrition company Ruck Science as part of their sponsorship program for the 2016/17 season and onward. Ab... More

Season Opener

Stone Lions Rock Double-Header Season Opener!

1st Match: Nashville Stone Lions 26 vs. Louisville River Sharks 12 2nd Match: Nashville Stone Lions 67 vs. Louisiana Lagniappe 17 (matrix) 3rd Match (our men): Nashville Men 26 vs. Louisville Men 11 Extra special thanks to Black Abbey Brewing Company for our sick new jerseys!! More

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, ... 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 ... 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 ... More

Meet Nashville Women’s Rugby Captains Kellie Hurst and Regina Durkan

Hey, Nashville, did you know you had a women's rugby team? It's true! And not only do you have a rugby team, you have a CHAMPIONSHIP rugby team. Last year, Nashville's Stone Lions beat out both Memphis and Louisiana to win the True South Championships. In May they'll go up against the rest of the region in the South ... More

MVP 2014: Rainy Atherton

The 2014 season MVP and newest #NWRFC Hall of Fame inductee was unexpectedly presented and most gratefully received last Saturday at the Social. Our captain made a sweet, moving speech that is transcribed in full below: We're presenting the MVP award for this season a little earlier than usual. But with good reason. Our ... More

Match Report: NWRFC Wins True South Championships

FINAL SCORES Nashville 36 v Memphis 10 Nashville 44 v Louisiana 12 After months of training, practicing and playing together, NWRFC decisively demonstrates who is the Champion of the D2 Women's True South Geographical Union! Your hard work paid off, Stone Lions. Two sound, unquestionable victories were put on the ... More

Tournament Report: Stone Lions Dominate at Heart of Dixie

FINAL SCORES Nashville 39 v FSU 7 Nashville 51 v Lee University 7 This is what some of our most experienced vets have to say about the world-renowned Heart of Dixie Tournament: "I detest camping with every fiber of my being, but this is the one time I make an exception", "this tournament is so much fun I'd show up ... More

Match Report: Stone Lions Defeat Valkyries

Final Score Nashville 66 v Clarksville 0 It is no secret that yours truly simply loooves playing Clarksville, in no small measure because I get to picture a Valkyrie as I play the match (who wouldn't love being charged by one!) and I get to include yon fantastic image as part of our match recap. But I digress. First ... More