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Connecticut Rugby Union will be hosting a USA Rugby Level 200/ World Rugby Level 1 Coaching Clinic on Saturday, February 17, 2018 and Level 1 Officiating Clinic on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Both clinics will be held in Fairfield, CT. USA Rugby is also hosting a Level 1 Officiating Clinic on Sunday,...

NERFU Seeks Board Nominations for 2018

Thursday January 11th, 2018



The following positions have their 2-year term expiring this year and are open for nominations:-President-Secretary-Executive Director of Clubs-Executive Director of Colleges-Executive Director of Sevens-Men’s College Challenge Cup Division Director-Women’s Colleges...

Tournament Applications Being Accepted

Tuesday January 09th, 2018


It’s that time again to start planning the NERFU tournament calendar. Any club (senior or college level) planning to host a tournament should complete the application form on the NERFU website (see link below) no later than Wednesday, February 28th. Please be sure to identify and plan for...

NERFU is sending it's first Women's 7's All-Star team to Florida on January 19th to represent us in the first NSCRO Women's 7's Tournament. Some of these women still need help raising funds to attend this tournament. Any and all help is appreciated. If you would like to support...

2018 NERFU AGM: One Month Away!

Saturday January 06th, 2018



The New England Rugby Football Union (NERFU) will hold their 2018 Annual General Meeting on Saturday, February 3, from 10am-2pm. The AGM will take place at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. All clubs who are members of NERFU are expected to send a representative to the AGM. Beginning next week will be...

New London, NH, 20 December 2017 – Colby Sawyer College is listed in the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Women’s Top 20 Fall Rankings.NERFU is represented solely by the Colby Sawyer College Women’s Rugby.Wayne State College, the 2017 Women’s...

NERFU Women's All-Star Selections Made

Wednesday December 20th, 2017


On the weekend of December 2nd and 3rd, women from all over NERFU attended a two-day All-star tryout, hoping to represent their region and schools as a NERFU All-Star Side. They will compete at the upcoming NSCRO Women's All-star 7's tournament at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg,...

NERFU Men's All-Star Selections Made

Sunday November 12th, 2017



Malden, MA - November 12, 2017. Over 100 college ruggers from around the New England area descended on Mystic River RFC’s pitch in Malden, MA, hoping to be chosen represent their region and schools as a Northeast All-Star. The Colonial Coast Rugby Conference sent a team, along with a mixed...

Coaching Clinic in Hartford, CT - Nov 12

Wednesday November 01st, 2017



University of Hartford Rugby Football Club will host a USA Rugby Level 200/ World Rugby Level 1 Coaching Clinic Sunday, November 12, 2017 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM). The registration deadline is Wednesday, November 8th at 11:00am MST (1:00pm EST).The Level 200 Coach Certification consists of online...


West Chester, PA 23 October 2017 - Eight conferences have accepted the challenge of creating Women’s 7’s All Star teams to compete in the NSCRO Women’s 7s All-Star Championships to be held on January 20 - 21, 2018 at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. The eight teams...

Coaches Chosen to lead NERFU Selects

Tuesday October 10th, 2017



NERFU (New England Rugby Football Union) has restarted their college select-sides this year and plan on submitting multiple teams into the NSCRO Regional Select-Side Tournaments. The NERFU College Men will create two 15’s teams, an East and a West, to compete in the Northeast Regional...

Level 1 Officiating Course at Babson College

Wednesday October 04th, 2017


Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization will host a USA Rugby Level 1 Officiating Course on October 15. It will be held at Babson College; check-in begins at 12:00 at the Webster Center. The course will run from 12:30 – 5:30, For registration and more information, including pre-course...


NSCRO is putting together a regional select-side tournament. This tournament, to be held summer of 2018 and possibly in Austin, TX, will be a selection vehicle for a NSCRO All-American's Select Side and to invitations for the USA Eagles training camps.Men’s College ClubsThe...

Boston Rugby Announces New Athletic Facilities

Saturday September 02nd, 2017



Thanks to a major investment by Club Alumni Jerry Shafir, Boston Rugby Football Club will be training, playing home matches and hosting local, national and international tournaments at its new permanent home at Union Point Athletic Facilities in Weymouth, MA.As the long-term beneficiary of the...


New England Rugby Referee Society will host a Level 1 Officiating Clinic on August 27 at MIT's Briggs Field in Cambridge, MA. Details and registration are available at usarugby.org/...EventID=2370 For more information, contact Course Host Peter Watson at peter.watson@mailgw.com or call...


Please see the letter below for all the final details your clubs will need for this weekend! You can also download a pdf of this letterThe tournament schedule can also be downloaded hereFellow Ruggers,Its that time a year, the NERFU Cup Tournament is here! Please take a minute to read...


New England will field 35 men's and women's teams from senior clubs at this year's NERFU Cup Tournament. NERFU Cup once again takes place at the beautiful Fort Adams State Park in Newport Rhode Island. This idyllic location sets the stage for a weekend of the best rugby New England has to...

NERFU Tournament Details For Clubs

Saturday April 22nd, 2017



Reminder that the 2017 NERFU Cup will be held May 13th & 14th, with all competitions once again taking place at the beautiful Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. All senior clubs in good standing are welcome to attend.You need to confirm your side's attendance with me via email no...


All contact teams require an active Level 200 Coach to be in compliance with USA Rugby.The Level 200 Coach Certification consists of online pre-course work and attendance at an in-person clinic. The course structure helps to blend the “how to coach” theory with the practical...


The Northeast Academy will host its inaugural Northeast Collegiate 7s Tournament on Sunday May 7th, 2017 at Pine Banks Field in Malden MA from 12:30pm to 7:00pm. For this 1st year, the tournament will be available ‘by invitation only’ to eight Men’s DI college teams from the...



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