HISTORY OF RUGBY IN FRESNO

The first rugby team in Fresno was at the old Fresno State College (now Fresno City College) in 1934.  


Rugby has been played off and on at CSU, Fresno for almost 40 years.  The current City of Fresno Rugby Football Club was started on the Fresno State Campus by college students in 1971 and has been going strong ever since.


Rugby is currently the fastest growing club sport on college campuses in the United States.  Rugby is the 2nd largest club sport in the world.