Possums Kick Off Fall Season

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We’ve already started fitness and practicing. If you haven’t gotten out to a practice yet, GET THERE!!

Practice is at Sam Duff Park in South Knoxville at 6:15 on Tuesday and Thursday until November 5th.

Our season schedule includes 4 matrix matches, a couple friendlies, our 35th Anniversary celebration and UT Old Boys weekend, along with Fundraisers and more.

The current schedule can be found here!

Come out to as much as you can and support Knoxville Men’s and Women’s rugby, the community, and a growing game.

Spectators are always welcome! The more the merrier!

Knoxville Rugby to Start Spring Season with New BLK Jerseys

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KRFC Jeresey

Knoxville Rugby is excited to start the Spring Season with new custom BLK jerseys from World Rugby Shop. Thanks to our 2015 jersey sponsors Legend Fitness, Cool Beans, and Yuengling for making it possible.

KRFC hosts combine for New and Current players

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The Knoxville Rugby Football Club will be teaming up with Legend Fitness and Next Level Fitness to host an open tryout and rugby combine.

Testing includes:
1 rep max bench press
1 rep max back squat
Vertical jump
Shuttle run
20 and 40 m sprints
Endurance (beep test)

All current players are expected to attend and anyone interested in trying out for the team should come as well. RSVP on Facebook and/or send an email to knoxvillerugby@gmail.com. A brief team meeting will immediately follow the testing and lay out player expectations for the Spring season.

Knoxville Rugby Founder’s Society

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Knoxville Rugby is pleased to announce the creation of the Knoxville Rugby Founder’s Society.  Any Knoxville Rugby Old Boy or supporter  is eligible for membership and can sign up using the link below.   A monthly donation of $19.80 will automatically be deducted each month via PayPal and transferred to the club’s corporate account which is controlled by club’s finance committee comprised of the club treasurer, club president, club secretary, team treasurer, and team captain.  Money collected will be used for the support and development of Knoxville Rugby (no social activities will be funded from dues).  Members of the Knoxville Rugby Founder’s Society will have full voting privileges and are eligible to hold club offices.  Each member will also receive a yearly gift as a small token of their continued support.  Eye of the Possum!

30th Annual Santa Claus 7s Tournament – 12/6

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It is that time of year again. Cancel your December appointment with your nutrition counselor and check your weight. If you are slightly under, no worries- you are only a  buffet away.


The 30th annual Santa Claus 7s social tournament will begin Saturday, Dec 6th at 8:30.
Teams will be broken into (2) groups playing round robin. All teams will be seeded into elimination tournament based on round robin results. There will be spots for 8 mens’ & 6 womens’ teams.

Santa Claus 7s registration fee only $ 100 until 11/30 @ 11:59 PM EST.

Team Name

Teams can not be guaranteed a spot unless entry fee is made in advance.


Teams must maintain an average of 1400 lbs on the field at all times. Any players weighing less than 200 lbs are not eligible to score. All players will be weighed prior to kick-off. 18 yr old minimum age.


Weigh-in: 8:30
Kick-off: 9:00

*Out-of-town teams will be given later game times.

Evening: Teams will meet at Cool Beans Grill.


The tournament will be held at the same location as last year which is Knoxville Rugby’s home pitch, Possum Park which is approx 10 miles NE of downtown Knoxville.

9435 College St, Knoxville, TN 37871


We proudly sponsor with Hilton Garden Inn – Cedar Bluff (15 minutes from downtown) and have discounted rates for Friday and Saturday nights for those who would like to come in early and stay later.

Link to come