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LPRFC D2 vs SS Irish Match Report

Against a much-improved and dangerous Irish side, Park played with a new-found pace to record their first win of the season. More

LPRFC D3 vs NWI Exiles Match Report

After a dominating first half where Park lead by 24 points before conceding a late try, and extending that lead to 34 - 5 early in the second period, Park suffered a second half scare before pulling away in the final quarter. More

LPRFC D3 vs Chicago Riot Match Report

With a patched up side, Park were overmatched by one of the Division's top teams. With several players unavailable, it was always going to be a difficult matchup especially in the pack where Park were fortunate to find 8 able bodies. More

LPRFC D3 vs Peoria Match Report

An improved second half performance was not enough to come back against their first league opponents, but a last gasp try by Husselbee ensured that Park at least came away with a bonus point. More

Fox Valley Match Report

LPRFC D2 32 Fox Valley 12 Sideline tank tops were in abundance as Park battled the heat and their opponents in an earlier than usual pre-season warm up. It was not an auspicious start to the game as Park gave up a try after only 3 minutes following a break down the Maoris' left wing but parity was soon restored by Finnegan taking ... More

Firehouse 7’s

Coming off their first tournament win, Drinkin Park traveled to the Chicago Blaze facility in Lemont, IL to compete in the annual Firehouse 7s tournament. Park brought a physical squad out, and welcomes some familiar faces back to round out this weekend’s roster. The first match of the day was against Chiefs FC, UIC’s 7s squad for the ... More

Highland 7’s Champions

A new look Drinkin Park Squad traveled out to Aye-tasca for the annual Scottish Highland Games Tournament.  The bagpipes were blowing, as well as the weather, making for a wet and rainy day.  Due to some availability issues, the squad for this tournament rolled out 7 new faces when compared to last week's Shipwreck roster.   First up for ... More

Shipwreck 7’s

The Drinkin Park 7's squad kicked off their tournament schedule this summer out at sunny Schiller Park for Shipwreck 7's.  With a bench as deep as most 7's rosters, the lightly practiced team was up against all the usual Chicago area suspects.  The pool draw for the day was CRC Mens and Fox Valley. Fox Valley was up first and after a ... More

Super Rugby Round 13 – by Jake Laux

Ratings for the games:Blues Hurricanes: 6/10Rebels Reds: 6/10Bulls Crusaders: 4/10Highlanders Jaguares: 5/10Chiefs Sharks: 8/10Lions Waratahs: 7/10Brumbies Sunwolves: 2/10 Talking pointsBlues 12 - Hurricanes 22: This had all the makings of a classic Kiwi derby, and sort of lived up to the billing.  Surprisingly low scoring for two ... More

LPRFC Columnists

A new section goes live today. The Columnists page will feature words of wisdom from LPRFC players and commentators. The first of these is the regular insight of Jake Laux into the goings-on of Southern Hemisphere rugby; the exciting version as he likes to call it "Nowt wrong with mud and mauls" - Pom. There will be more to follow, ... More