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Rugby Weekend 2018

November 3rd sees the return of international rugby to Chicago and LPRFC will be there. We have put together a pre-game brunch and beer package that also includes a ticket to the game.  The pre-game venue is Joes on Weed (940 W. Weed Street) and goes from 11-2. This will include a breakfast bar, Miller/Coors beers and ... More

Buzzed for Babies

Once again, LPRFC will be participating in St. Baldrick’s – Buzzed for Babies event to raise money to conquer childhood cancer. The event will be held Sunday, May 20th at Murphy’s Bleachers from 1-5. Last year we raised over $2,000 and Jahner has had a shaved head ever since. The only requirements to participate are ... More

Park win big in front of friends and family

LPRFC 55 Wisconsin 30 On the seasonal Friends and Family Day, Park indulged their enthusiastic supporters with a try-laden performance. Credit too must be given to their opponents Wisconsin who contributed to a game of entertaining, attacking rugby on a hot spring day. Due to the last minute cancellation of their scheduled ... More

Two wins vs Fox Valley

LPRFC D2 22 Fox Valley 19 After pulling away to what was starting to look like a winning lead, Park was forced to dig deep and make their tackles to keep a spirited Fox Valley team from gaining a home field win. As in many recent games, Fox Valley provided a stern test for Park. Playing with the wind in the first half, Park ... More

Park Win Tournament of Champions

Four wins from four games propelled Park to a well-deserved victory in their first year entering this tournament. With a mixed roster of D2 and D3 players, this was a true club performance keyed by a stalwart defensive effort with only 3 tries conceded across the four games and two of those coming with practically the final ... More

LPRFC D2 @ St Louis Bombers

St Louis Bombers 22 LPRFC 5 With a relatively inexperienced squad, containing many fringe and upcoming players, and against an opponent who is the current D2 National Championship runner-up, Park gave their opponents all they could handle. In wet conditions, the difference between the two sides proved to be the effectiven... More

Spring 2018 Pre-season training

Outdoor training begins this week March 13th and continues every Tuesday and Thursday 7-9pm. For the first 3 weeks, we will be training at the turf field between Montrose and Wilson, just off Lake Shore Drive. The field is suitable for both running shoes and rugby cleats. Please come prepared for contact drills as well as ... More

2018 Banquet Celebrations

Saturday 24th February saw Lincoln Park players and guests in their finery to celebrate the efforts of the past year and recognise their outstanding players. Maggianos was the venue and as usual, everyone dressed to impress, including Kyle Andrus with a luxurious velvet jacket in club colours. The awards are on the whole ... More

Xmas Bowling Toy Drive Follow-up

Thanks to all who came out to the Xmas Ugly Sweater Bowling party on Friday night. Timber Lanes was full of the finest Christmas clothing. This was certainly one of the best-attended bowling nights we have had in recent years. However, it is doubtful that we shall be ready to challenge Big Ern McCracken just yet. The ... More

Movember Fundraising

With one of our own team members becoming a cancer survivor this year, Lincoln Park Rugby joined participants all over the world in the Movember initiative. Several club players put away their razors for the month and grew the hairy caterpillar.  Their attempts ranged from an ink smudge to a 'stache that would have made Tom ... More