Join us on October 16th-17th for Rugby Fest 2021!

[Photo Above] Red Rugger Alumni Men featuring University President Mark Nemec (center behind the rugby ball) take on the Connecticut Yankees and win!


October 16th, 2021

  • 9:30 AM – City of Bridgeport Rugby Alliance (COBRA) youth scrimmage on Grauert Field
  • 11:00 AM – Men’s Alumni Matches featuring the FURC Development Team
  • 12:00 PM – Grauert Field Presentation
    • FOFR Welcome
    • Fairfield University President Mark Nemec, Welcome
    • Bill Connolly ’69 Tribute Plaque & Scholarship
    • FURC Hall of Honor Inductee Announcements
    • Tom “Oakie” O’Connor Retirement
    • Thank you to Jim Fitzpatrick
    • National Anthem
    • Fr Doody Invocation
  • 1:30 PM – Men’s First XV match vs. University of Rhode Island
  • 3:30 PM – Men’s Second XV match vs. University of Rhode Island

Complimentary Food & Beverages; no registration required

Sunday, October 17

  • 11AM – FURC Women vs. Rensselaer at Grauert Field