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Northeast Regional Playoff Results

Sunday May 08th, 2016



The 2016 Atlantic North Conference playoffs featured a slate of New England based women's D1 and D2 clubs while NERFU men's D2 and D3 representatives faced off against Empire GU sides. The weekend began with women's D2 regional semi-finals where Burlington overcame Portland. It was a close match,...


New York, NY; (April 21, 2016) – The Northeast Academy, in partnership with the University of New Haven Women’s Rugby Club, will host a USA Rugby Level 300 Coaching Clinic on the weekend of May 21, 2016. The two day course will focus on advancing tactical game plans and technical skill...


New York, NY; (April 29, 2016) – The Northeast Academy will be conducting its annual USA Rugby National Tracking Camp (NTC) and Combine on the weekend of June 11th, 2016. Hospitality for the very full weekend of events comes courtesy of the Saratoga Rugby Club, whose nationally renowned rugby...


Chris Schuyler, Vice President of the New England Rugby Referee Society wanted to pass this information on about an upcoming Level 1 Referee Course they are hosting at the University of New Hampshire this Sunday. Becoming involved as a referee is a great way to improve your game as player and another...


Final reminder that the upcoming senior club 15’s participation registration and transfer deadline is this Friday April 1st, 2016 (at 11:59 pm MST). If you are registering or transferring to a club that is eligible for the upcoming play-offs, you should also reference the USA Rugby...

Saratoga Collegiate Cup Sevens Announcement

Thursday February 11th, 2016



The Saratoga Rugby Club would like to invite you to join their inaugural Saratoga Collegiate Cup 7’s tournament on April 30th, 2016. The one day tournament will feature 12 collegiate men’s teams competing for trophies and cash prizes. This tournament is on a first come basis. Saratoga...

NERFU AGM: Nominations Final, Agenda Posted

Thursday January 28th, 2016


Wednesday January 27th marked the deadline for nominations to have been made for the NERFU Board. The board elections will be held at our Annual General Meeting (AGM). You can view the final list of candidates along with the agenda and the proposed by-law changes on our AGM documents page. The 2016...

2016 NERFU Cup Dates Announced

Thursday January 28th, 2016



The NERFU Board has accepted Newport Rugby’s proposal to host the 2016 NERFU Cup Club Championships. Newport Rugby’s proposal was the only one submitted. The tournament this year will be held on May 14th and 15th at Fort Adams State Park. If your club is interested in hosting the 2017 NERFU Cup,...

Atavus Rugby Training Camp Coming to Boston

Wednesday January 27th, 2016



An Atavus/USA Rugby Training Camp will be coming to the Harvard Bubble on February 27th and 28th. You can find out more about the camp and register on Atavus.com/Boston. If you have questions or are interested in team rates please contact Matt Trouville. Camp participation is limited to 80...

Level 200 Coaching Courses Coming Soon

Wednesday January 27th, 2016



Reminder that two Level 200 coaching courses are coming up, one this weekend and the second in February. The Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization (MYRO) has partnered with USA Rugby to host the courses.The first class will be held on Sunday January 31st at Smith College (located in western...

Summer 7s Tournament Kick-Off!

Thursday January 21st, 2016



John McGeachy, the NERFU Director of 7s has released this message soliciting 7s tournament applications:"Despite the cold weather, it’s that time again to start planning the NERFU 7s tournament calendar. Any club (senior or college level) planning to host a tournament should complete the...

NERFU AGM: Proposed By-law Changes Posted

Sunday January 17th, 2016


All proposed changes to the NERFU By-laws for 2016 have been posted. Some of the changes proposed included the creation of an Executive Director of 15s and an Executive Director of 7s to replace the Executive Director of Clubs and Executive Director of Colleges as well as a proposal to stagger board...

NERFU Board Meeting Next Wednesday

Friday January 08th, 2016



Mark Your Calendars: The current NERFU Board will have their final board meeting next Wednesday (January 13th).
We are also soliciting any proposed changes to our by-laws so that they can be voted on at the AGM. If you wish to submit a proposed change, please contact your division director...

Level 1 Referee Courses Still Has Openings

Thursday January 07th, 2016



The New England Rugby Referees Society (NERRS) is working in conjunction with USA Rugby to host a Level 1 Refereeing course next weekend. The class will be held on Saturday January 16th at Fairfield Prep (located in southern Connecticut). You can find more details and register on the USA...

NERFU AGM: One Month Away!

Thursday January 07th, 2016



The NERFU Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on February 6th. With a month left, half of the board positions still have no one nominated or running for re-election. The other half have only one person running for each position meaning you won't get a choice in who will lead your union. (Division...

2016 Saratoga Sevens Invitational

Thursday December 24th, 2015



To promote their third annual Saratoga Sevens Rugby Invitational, Saratoga Rugby has released a video. The 2016 tournament weekend will feature a Friday night Over 35’s kick-off 15’s match followed by the sevens tourney on Saturday, the weekend wraps up with high school players competing on...

North Shore Looking for a Head Coach

Wednesday December 23rd, 2015



North Shore Rugby is seeking a Head Coach for their Men’s Division III team beginning in the 2016 season. If you have the knowledge and desire to teach, coach and manage their men’s team, please respond to Club President, John Rice with a short description of your coaching and rugby background,...

Level 200 Coaching Courses Coming

Tuesday December 22nd, 2015



The Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization (MYRO) has worked with USA Rugby to get two Level 200 coaching courses offered in Massachusetts this winter.The first class will be held on Sunday January 31st at Smith College (located in western Massachusetts). You can find more details and register...


NERFU needs new leadership but so far we’ve only had one nomination for the fourteen spots open on the NERFU board. Per our by-laws, every position on the board must be up for election. While several current board member have indicated their willingness to run again, we still have two-thirds of the...

Senior Club Fall Season Re-cap

Tuesday December 15th, 2015



In our latest newsletter we re-capped all of the senior club fall competitions. You can see the whole report here complete with photos. For a text only version of the re-cap continue reading...(photo credit: Boston Maccabi RFC)2015 Senior Club Fall Season Re-cap All of our senior club divisions...



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