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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 the...


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...

MetroWest Youth Rugby has partnered with the Northeast Academy to host a co-ed rugby clinic for novice and experienced players in grades 6-12 on Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at the Fieldhouse in Sudbury, MA.The clinic is open to players of all levels. Elite players and coaches will instruct players...


Sean O’Leary, a long-time Boston area school and club coach, a USA Rugby’s High School All American Coaching Staff member and current coach of the Denver Stampede PRO League championship team will be back in Boston on Sunday, February 26 and will lead a coach development course for...


Former Ireland International Peter Bracken, The Scrum Doctor, is planning a trip to the Boston area in late February/early March. He is offering his Scruminar (full day certification course open to all coaches) and Scrum Session (1/2 day session designed for a single club/organization) to...


Our very own Executive Director of 7s, John McGeachy, has been appointed Executive Director of the Northeast Academy after current Executive Director and founding partner, Sean Horan, announced his retirement late last year.As the designated USA Rugby National pathway organization for the...

Now Accepting Summer Tournamemt Applications

Thursday February 02nd, 2017



John McGeachy, our Executive Director of Sevens has announced the opening of the tournament application process for the summer season. Please read the announcement below for details on applying, deadlines and other things to consider when submitting your application: It’s that time...

Boston Area L200 Coaching Clinic - Feb 26

Tuesday January 24th, 2017


The Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization (MYRO) has partnered with USA Rugby and Lasell College to host a L200 Coaching Course on February 26th, 2017 at Lasell College in Newton, MA.All contact teams require an active Level 200 Coach to be in compliance with USA Rugby.The Level 200 Coach...

[UPDATED] NERFU AGM - Feb 4

Saturday January 14th, 2017



The NERFU Annual General Meeting will be held this year on Saturday, February 4, from 10-2pm. The AGM will take place at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. A social will take place immediately after the AGM, details to be announced the day of.Complete AGM business documents are available online here....

Two NERFU college clubs ship up to nationals

Thursday December 01st, 2016



via NSCRO.org2016-17 Men's Champions Cup / Region 1 - NortheastIn the Northeast Qualifier on Nov. 12, Tufts University (NERFU Runnerup) handed Ithaca College a 60 to 22 defeat. At the Region Championship hosted by Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, CT, Tufts edged SUNY...

The Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization is hosting a USA Rugby Level 200/World Rugby Level 1 Coaching Clinic Sunday, December 11 at Smith College in Northampton, MA. The Level 200 Coach Certification consists of online pre-course work and attendance at an in-person clinic. The course...

The New England Rugby Union (NERFU) is proud to announce the dates and locations for all of their fall divisional play-offs. There will be four college divisional play-offs and one club play-off. In addition to these championships, NERFU clubs will also host two National Small College Rugby...

An Important Message on Sideline Behavior

Wednesday October 05th, 2016



New England Rugby Referee Society President Chris Schuyler has released a statement in response to a decline in sideline behavior this fall. You may read the statement here.NERFU wishes to reiterate the importance of good sportsmanship both on and off the field. It is essential that we, as a...

On NERFU Membership Dues

Friday September 02nd, 2016


There was a typo in the latest union newsletter that went out concerning member dues. Dues for the 2016-17 season are $25 not the $20 stated.While on the topic of dues, we would also like to clarify that NERFU does not charge dues for clubs any more and anyone who registers with NERFU solely as a youth,...



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