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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...

New England Rugby Cup, May 11-12, 2018

Thursday February 14th, 2019



The NERFU New England Rugby Cup once again takes place on May 11th and 12th at the beautiful Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. The athletic fields overlooking Narragansett Bay will provide an impressive stage for New England's top men's and women's rugby players to...

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...

Youth Rugby Development

Sunday September 09th, 2018



DARYL JACKSON of USA Rugby is the new Youth Rugby Development Officer for New England. His role is to increase membership with elementary, middle school and high school rugby. As a licensed PE teacher and former parks & recreation instructor he knows these groups are always looking for...


South Shore Anchors RFC is hosting a pair of USA Rugby clinics; the Level 200 Coaching and the Level 1 Officiating. Sign ups are done via USARUGBY.ORG and prerequisites are involved. These are the only scheduled clinics in New England for the rest of the year, so register early.Link for the Level 200...

Headed into the final stretch with only one tournament remaining this weekend, Boston Union Point 7s. The Series standings are as follows:Women’s SeriesHartford wins the Eric White Memorial 7s (Springfield 7s), while Boston tops the Series with two 1st place and two 2nd places. Will it be...

NERFU 7s Championship Series Update

Friday June 29th, 2018


Two tournaments down and three to go. Up next is Worcester and the Series standings are as follows:Women’s SeriesProvidence successfully clinched the 1st tournament of the Series, Boston 7s, but then Boston came out firing in week 2 to clinch the number 1 spot at the Newport 7s and take the...

Summer Sevens in Full Swing!

Sunday June 17th, 2018



Summer 7s is HERE and it comes with no shortage of rugby competition. Kicking off this weekend (Saturday, June 16th) is the Boston 7s (hosted by the Boston Women’s Rugby Football Club), the 1st of five tournaments in the NERFU Championship Series (Men and Women). Open to all teams registered...


Nine college rugby players from New England have been selected to represent the Northeast in the inaugural Men's 15s All-Star Championship Set for June 22-24, 2018. The championship is hosted by National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO). NERFU is proud to announce those...

Summer is just around the corner and we're hoping for another scorcher of a 7s season! Rosalie MacGowan, EMPIRE GU Executive Director of 7s, and John McGeachy, NERFU Executive Director of 7s, are pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural Women's Northeast 7s Club Championship...

New England Rugby Cup Schedule Announced

Wednesday May 02nd, 2018



NERFU has announced the 2018 New England Rugby Cup Match Schedule. The tournament takes place on May 5th and 6th at the beautiful Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. DOWNLOAD 2018 NERFU CUP SCHEDULE.pdfThe athletic fields overlooking Narragansett Bay will provide an impressive stage...

New England Rugby Cup, May 5-6, 2018

Sunday March 18th, 2018



The NERFU New England Rugby Cup once again takes place on May 5th and 6th at the beautiful Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. The athletic fields overlooking Narragansett Bay will provide an impressive stage for New England's top men's and women's rugby players to...

USA Rugby Employment in Boston

Thursday March 15th, 2018



USA Rugby, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization [MYRO}, is seeking a contractor to build youth rugby, alongside the State Rugby Organizations in the New England Region. The Rugby Development Officer-New England (RDO) will develop new participation opportunities,...

Tournament Applications Being Accepted

Thursday March 01st, 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...



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