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

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

Tournament Report: Stone Lions Take Third at Ruggapalooza

Final Scores v. Illinois U: 32 - 0 v. Lindenwood: 0 - 19 v. SIU: 10 - 0 v. Illinois State: 12 - 5 v. Chicago: 0 - 15 Five matches in one day, I do believe that is a record for this team! Truly can it be said of these Stone Lions that, "neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night" could have stopped us from ... More

Match Report: Stone Lions Defeat Minx

Final Score Nashville 31 v Knoxville 10 After weeks of Arctic conditions and grueling icy weather in Tennessee, Mother Nature took pity on us modest female ruggers (probably because she knew it was International Women's Day). Sunny. Not too cold. Not too hot. Special beer pricing at Cool Beans. Yes, dear reader, the ... More

Match Report: Stone Lions Fall to Valkyries

Final Score Nashville 15 v Clarksville 24 Some defeats hurt worse than others, in the mind of this, your humble newshound. At times, this statement is a literal one and is composed of one black eye, one overextended elbow, one concussion, one bruised face and a myriad shallow gashes. I understand the paper-cut sized ... More

Match Report: 2014 Season Opener a Success

Final Scores Nashville 55 v Lee University 7 Nashville 19 v Louisville 38 Outstanding first appearance of the Spring, Stone Lions! Although, if I may be so bold, perhaps planning a double header right out of the gate, where we faced a team as enormously big, fast and strong as the Louisville Riversharks AFTER 75 ... More