Palmer Takes 3rd in USA Rugby Final Four Championship

The Palmer College of Chiropractic Rugby Football Club claimed third place overall by beating the Boston Irish Wolfhounds 50-14 in the consolation round of the USA Men’s Division 1 Rugby Championship in Glendale, Colorado, on Sunday, June 5. This is the first time Palmer has finished higher than fourth place in the USA Men’s Division 1 national tournament.

Life Chiropractic Hosts Summer Rugby Camp

Life University, rated by USA Rugby as the top rugby program in the country, recently hosted a four-day intensive rugby camp for high school students. Sixty-five rising ninth through rising twelfth graders came to the Marietta campus July 13-16, from as far away as Korea to learn technique and strategy from the coaches and players on the Life University team. The camp sold out so quickly, that Life is planning to have at least two camps sessions in the summer of 2011.

Palmer Rugby Alumni 2009 Sunshine Tour

It’s early news, but Palmer Rugby Alumni are hosting a 12 hours continuing education chiropractic event in Deerfield Beach, Florida late February and early March of 2009. Members of Palmer Rugby Alumni want to keep the fire burning. The event features Palmer graduate Dr. Fred Schofield and it’s held in conjunction with the 2009 Fort Lauderdale Ruggerfest.

Life University Adds Varsity Wrestling

Life University is adding varsity wrestling to its expanding athletics program. The inaugural season will begin with the 2012-2013 season. Life University is only the third college in Georgia to offer varsity wrestling, and will be the first in the metro-Atlanta area. Team Georgia Wrestling is helping Life University get the program started with a generous donation.