Deep South Conference Gets Huge Makeover

The Deep South Rugby Conference is seeing a huge shift in their conference for the upcoming fall season but some confusion still lingers on what exactly is going on. The change up in the conference began last semester during the annual conference. Here, Spring Hill College announced that they would be leaving the conference to […]

Spring Hill College Rugby Signs With Canterbury

Spring Hill College, a team transitioning to D1 as an independent, is excited to announce the team has signed on with Canterbury New Zealand as a new sponsor and apparel partner for the next three years. The program was presented with multiple options of potential sponsors but due to Canterbury’s prestigious name and reputation of […]

Spotlight Player of The Week – Rudi Spurlock

The University of Louisiana Lafayette has been a dominate force in deep south rugby for the past couple of years. Part of the reason is fifth year senior Rudi Spurlock and his physical play. Spurlock first got the ball in his hands his freshman year at UL when a friend encouraged him to give rugby […]

Spotlight Player of The Week – Jordan Johnson

Jordan Johnson, a human resources management major, has been a vital asset to the University of South Alabama rugby program. Currently president, he looks to lead the team to new heights in 2016. Johnson got his start in rugby at when his friend pestered him to come out for the team his freshman year. “I […]

Spotlight Player of The Week – Paige Bowen

Being part of a team is a special bond that athletes miss after stepping away from sports. After high school, scrum-half Paige Bowen, wanted to get back into a team atmosphere so she found rugby. While going throughout her first year of college at Arkansas State University, Bowen craved a team atmosphere and needed something […]

Spotlight Player of The Week – Amy Werdine

If not heading to a professional league, most players call it quits after playing Division I athletics. Amy Werdine, on the other hand, is not like most players. After playing Division I soccer at Appalachia State University, Werdine went on to graduate school at Louisiana State University and stay active. “I played four years of Division 1 […]

Spotlight Player of The Week – Hunter Pinneo

Junior and marketing major, Hunter Pinneo, is an essential part of the offensive framework that the University of South Alabama rugby has in place. His crisp passing and outstanding vision make him the perfect fit for the fly-half position. Pinneo started playing the game his freshman year of college because the physical aspect interested him. […]

SIU Captures Cup Championship at Spring Hill 7’s

The University of Southern Illinois Salukis took a 10 hour road trip this past weekend down to Mobile, AL to compete in the second annual Spring Hill 7’s Tournament which is apart of the Deep South 7’s Series. The tournament attracted talent from all over the south as Tulane, Troy, South Alabama, University of Louisiana Lafayette, […]

2014 Deep South Rugby Conference Preview

The 2014 season is quickly approaching and this years season is going to feature great rugby from all teams in the Deep South. Last season, University of Louisiana Lafayette took home the conference crown and went on to the national tournament in St. Louis. ULL defeated Troy in the conference championship. 1) University of Louisiana […]

Louisiana’s Deep South All-Stars: Meet Gerardo Abascal

This Saturday, The Deep South All-Stars will be playing the Southern Conference All-Stars at Blackbaud Stadium in Charleston, South Carolina. The Deep South All-Stars are made up of primer players from the universities that are a part of the D3 Deep South Rugby Conference. The teams involved in the Deep South Conference are primarily from […]