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Clubs must RSVP for this year's AGM, Feb 15

Wednesday January 15th, 2020



CLUB REPRESENTATIVES ARE REQUIRED TO RSVP - REGISTER HEREThis year's AGM will be held on February 15, 2020. We've also had a change of venue and the meeting will be held at the Hogan Center Ballroom at College of the Holy Cross campus in Worcester, Massachusetts. We ask that clubs arrive at...

NERFU (New England Rugby Football Union) seeks proposals from member clubs and allied organizations to host either the 2020 NERFU Cup and/or the 2020 Atlantic North Competitive Region (ANCR) Championship, both to be held in May.NERFU Cup is an invitation only, two-day tournament with...

College Champion and Challenge Playoff Results

Thursday November 14th, 2019



Two exciting weekends of college rugby in New England come to a close with Holy Cross the University of New Haven reigning supreme. Thanks to all players, coaches, refs and volunteers for making this another successful year!College ChampionsDateHomeScoresAway11/2/19U of Maine-...

Open Letter to College Players on Dues Increase

Wednesday September 11th, 2019



As your club prepares to play rugby this fall, I wanted to shed some light on the increased fees that some of you have already seen or will see when you register with USA Rugby as a player, coach, admin, etc.The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has an agreement in place with USA Rugby...

Fall Schedule Update

Thursday August 29th, 2019



We hope you're as excited about the upcoming Fall season as we are. Many clubs have already hit the fields with practices and pre-season matches. Regretfully, the USAR CMS has not yet been updated with tables and so our own website remains outdated. However, full league schedules have been...

We want to thank all the participating clubs and hosts for another great rugby sevens season. Beantown has won the series for women and the Lowell Highlanders are on top for men.WOMENBoston 7sNewport 7sUnion PointEric WhiteWorcesterTOTALBeantown 121722222285Boston...

NERFU 7s Series Update, Round 2

Thursday July 11th, 2019


Here are the standings after the recent Newport 7s Tournament.Women's NERFU 7s SeriesBoston 7sNewport 7sTOTALBoston 172229Providence22022Beantown 121719Burlington17017Team Pretty12012Boston 201212Albany All Butts077Beantown 2202North Shore202Seacoast202Men's NERFU...

Men's NERFU:Mystic 1Lowell HighlandersBoston 1WolfhoundsSouth ShoreWorcester (DQ in 5/6 consolation match)Men's Open:Mystic 2ProvidenceOld GoldMITTIE - Boston 2 and Wolfhounds 2N/ATIE - Ironsides and New LondonN/AWomen's Northeast Series:Boston 1Beantown...

The NCR3 Competitions Committee has approved, for review, the 2019-2020 Atlantic North Competitive Structure. The official deadline for clubs to appeal is Wednesday, June 12. Appealing clubs should reach out directly to their Division Directors.ARP/D1 Men (Empire + NERFU)Mystic...


The NSCRO Men's All-Star Championship concluded last weekend in Houston, Texas. We are proud to note that two NERFU players were selected for the All-Star Fifteen. Congratulations to Brad Oliverio (Front Row, University of Maine) and Andrew Martel (Center, University of Maine).The...


The NSCRO Men’s National All-Star Championship (NASC) is set to kickoff over Memorial Day weekend at the newly-built AVEVA Stadium in Houston, Texas. Nineteen players and coach from NERFU will compete as the Northeast Rhinos. NSCRO has partnered with the Houston SaberCats to bring nearly...


Following Saturday's summery weather, the rugby gods threw a curve ball with temps dipping into the forties, rain and frigid coastal wind making for some very uncomfortable match conditions. However, five teams came out on top of their respective pools of play.Women's Pool A Champions:...

New England Rugby Cup - Sunday Schedule

Saturday May 11th, 2019



After a riveting day of rugby in Newport, 20 teams will compete for championships and consolation hardware on Sunday, May 12. The schedule is as follows:10AMWomen’s Pool B Consolation FinalBurlington v Charles River Women’s Pool C Championship FinalHartford v North...

Summer Tournament Schedule

Friday April 12th, 2019



What off season? Check out senior clubs in your area entering into various sevens tournaments around New England!June 15Boston SevensJune 22Newport SevensJune 29Boston Rugby Union Point SevensJuly 6Eric WhiteMemorial SevensJuly 13Worcester Sevens

NERRS Updates Ref Request System

Wednesday March 06th, 2019



The New England Rugby Referees Society has transitioned to a new assignment platform and is now ready to start using Who’s the Ref (hereafter abbreviated WTR).https://www.whostheref.com/us/index.php This means some important changes in procedures involving submitting schedules...

NERFU AGM Agenda

Tuesday February 12th, 2019


We look forward to seeing everyone Saturday, February 16 for the Annual General Meeting. The agenda is as follows:10:00 Roll Call - Jeff Sperling10:15 Approval of 2018 AGM Minutes Members10:25 Welcome Address - Lori Staples10:35 Treasurer’s Report - Matt Mills10:45 Executive Director...


The NERFU AGM will be held on Saturday, 2/16 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. The general assembly will begin at 10am, followed by divisional break-out sessions. The AGM will conclude by 2pm. All clubs are required to send a representative to the AGM. A detailed agenda will be posted shortly, but we...


Boston Rugby Club is excited to offer high level rugby for high school rugby players this off-season (both boys and girls).Sheltered from the New England winter, within the Union Point Sports Complex dome in Weymouth, there will be three sessions offered during December:Dec 2nd, 2-4 pm: Boston...

Major League Rugby comes to New England

Monday November 05th, 2018



Major League Rugby recently announced that Boston, along with Atlanta, GA, would join the professional rugby league beginning with competitive play in the 2020 season. The new team in Boston will build on the city’s rich sports legacy and deep rugby history. The first rugby match played in...


October 12th-14th the USA Rugby Training & Education department will be hosting an Education Weekend in Hingham, MA at:Derby Academy56 Burditt AveHingham, MA 02043Saturday will offer a variety of technical clinics, in addition a "Trends in the Game" session will offer an...



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