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

Match Report: Hard Fought Defeat in Cajun Country

Final Score Nashville 0 v New Orleans/BatonRouge 21 Tough pill, Stone Lions, to end the season with this uncharacteristic scoreless defeat! Sleeplessly exhausted after that 9 hour overnight trek, fan‑less on the pitch with the exception of one valiant hugger (the one and only, the Emily!), unaccustomed to playing in ... More

Match Report: Matrix Win v Altanta, Scrumfest II Huge Success

Matrix Final Score Nashville 67 v Atlanta ARC 30 A rugby poem is always a good way to express the profound emotions elicited by our Rugby-day duels, Stone Lions. This composition reminded one of our staff of how a player feels every time her team scores, and is evocative of the tone of our win vs. the ARC-angels: ... More

Match Report: Classic Halloween Tournament, Nash Wins Again

Final Score: hard to say... Nashville wins it by a try and a boat-race! This long-awaited article is late due to the unfortunate absence of NWRFC's world-renowned sports columnist at this year’s Halloween Match. (There was also the matter of traditional influences that make this annual match more of a social than ... More

Match Report: Nash Still Undefeated, v Memphis

Final Score Nashville 41 v Memphis 12. Absolutely a team win, this was, more than any other this season! The Flamingos never saw us coming, and even though Stone Lions typically stay away from poultry, yon pink birds were summarily devoured. Seven tries, the courageous Stone Lions scored, SEVEN! And each (just ... More

Match Report: Stone Lions Win, Nash 12, Knox 0

Final Score Nashville 12 v Knoxville 0 It should come as no surprise to our loyal NWRFC followers that we have photos of the Social, but not of the actual match, as is becoming of a serious, athletic, formal team such as the undefeatable Stone Lions! And this was a good one, a Social thrown in honor of our once united ... More

Match Report: Shut-Out Win v Valkyries

Final Score Nashville 67 v Clarksville 0 In four years of playing, never has this your humble correspondent, witnessed this sheer weight of numbers at an away match! The myriad and varied and talented Stone Lions kept arriving at the pitch pouring out of cars without ceasing. As everyone knows, Props can't count past ... More