2020 HOF Celebration
Please join us in August 2020 as we celebrate the latest nominated class and the Fort Worth Rugby Football Club who won the 2000 USA Rugby Men's National Championship.
"Rugby clubs grow like crustaceans, starting with a chunk of rock knocked off a distant club then swept across the oceans and dropped into an appropriate environment. They cling to the new soil, they cluster together and you have a transplanted tradition, full of pride and vigor."
Texas Rugby began when Her Majesty's frigate the H.M.S. Burnside arrived in port at Galveston, in 1967. A few lads from the officer's mess were lounging around a sleazy bar along the docks when they spied three squeaky clean medical students from Baylor Medical doing research for their term paper. The navies challenged the toffs to a game of "rugby" and the rest, as they say "is history."