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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...

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...

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...



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