Founded in 1998, the Furman Rugby Club is among the top small-college rugby programs in the nation. The Paladins have captured three national small college  championships and have been runner up twice. ​​​
The program has also collected five South championships.  Over the past five years, the team has compiled a 67-20 record.  Founded and coached by John Roberts, the Paladins are known for their well-drilled, passionate play and sportsmanship. Furman plays in a dedicated rugby stadium on a field named in honor of their coach. 
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