The Oregon Sports Union (ORSU) Rugby Club was formed in August 1989 from the existing Jesters Rugby Club, which was founded in 1974. In 1994 , the ORSU women's rugby team was founded and remains the only senior women's rugby club in the Portland area. ORSU is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
ORSU is a member club in the Pacific Northwest Rugby Union (PNRFU), Pacific Coast Rugby Football Union (PCRFU) and United States of America Rugby Football Union (USARFU). The men's team currently competes in USA Rugby Division II and the women's team plays in Division I.
ORSU has a current club roster of over 100 members, and fields two men 's sides, two women 's sides, and an Old Boys squad.
ORSU members actively volunteer with the Oregon Youth Rugby program serving as coaches for elementary, high school, and college-age players.
c/o ORSU Rugby Club 4807 SE Ogden St. Portland, OR 97206