Former RSRC coach Arno Mansveld lands Netherlands U16 position

Arno Mansveld, assistant coach of RSRC and head of strength and conditioning up until 2017, has assumed a new role. Rugby Nederland has announced that Mansveld will lead Jonge Oranje U16, the national selection of promising rugby players of 16 years of age or younger. Mansveld commented the following on his new role: “I am very excited […]

RSRC suffer another close loss against Dukes 2

For the third game of the season the students from Rotterdam traveled to Den Bosch, bij Maaskantje witte wel, to seek for their second consecutive win. It promised to be a tough game, with Dukes 1XV having a weekend off and the rainy weather both being in the burger team’s favour. The student XV came […]

RSRC gets first win of the season against RC Octopus

Coming into the second game of the season by playing against the RC Octopus from Uden on home turf, there were high hopes for the RSRC 1XV to take the win. The first minutes were initiated rapidly, with the smart thinking of the team allowing an early penalty kick to be converted by loosehead prop […]

RSRC 1st XV kicks off season with narrow loss

The Rotterdam Student Rugby Club kicked off their 2019/2020 season with an unsatisfying result. What promised to be a grand display of the students’ excellent pre-season preparation, turned out to be a disappointment. After losing no less than six players out of the twenty-two that were on the original teamsheet, coach Ray Blackburn had to […]

Dies Natalis 20th of april

Tomorrow marks the day, the 51st Dies Natalis of the Rotterdamse Studenten Rugby Club. A day filled with rugby sun and gezelligheid. The weather looks promising and the rugby that will be played just as beautiful as this weather. The board invistes you from 1200 at clubhouse the Bear’s Cave at the Lucie Vuylstekweg 40. […]

Match Report RSRC 1XV – RC Octopus

RSRC 1XV 27 – 12 Octopus 1XV With a few familiar faces returning to the team after having spent a semester abroad, we set out to avenge our loss (22-12) against the men from ‘het boerenland’ earlier this season. Octopus played as they always do, battering away at the gain line with brute farmer force […]

Young dog tournament and Betonnacht

Friday the 23rd of November, the Rotterdamse Studenten Rugby Club hosted the first Young Dog Tournament of the ’18-’19 season. With 12 Young Dog teams from all over the Netherlands coming to the Maasstad, 300 pizza’s from Pastorale and final touch in the Bikini called Betonnacht, it is save to say it was a great […]

Dies 12th of May

On 12 May 2018, during the 10th Lustrum “Balls of Gold”, you are all welcome to witness the Dies Natalis of the Rotterdam Student Rugby Club. On this day, the 50th anniversary of the RSRC will be celebrated with rugby games throughout the afternoon, multiple presentations and high quality food and drinks (of the Golden […]

B’voyage de Cinquante

Last weekend was a hit for all 50 years of RSRC. 2018, the 10th Lustrum Year, was kicked off with with a blast on the ‘B’voyage de Cinquante’, the first Lustrum Trip of 2018. 73 RSRC’ers, who joined the club anywhere between 1968 and 2017, had the privilage to enjoy everything that is dear to […]

Octopus 1 – RSRC 1

Yesterday there was only one game on the program, 1XV away against RC Octopus Uden, playing without captain Sjoerd Govaerts. During their encounter, Uden managed to win the match by 1 point, so the Rotterdammers were out for revenge. This motivation in combination with the unmistakable aroma of the farm land that hung around the […]