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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...


Congratulations goes to Salem State University for winning the National Small College Rugby Organization’s (NSCRO) East Coast Championships this weekend. Salem State hit the road early on Friday to travel to Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsurgh, MD to take part in the Region 1 (East...


This year's Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be one of the most influential since the Union converted to a Geographic Union 5 years ago. Every position on the board is up for election, per our by-laws.
Many long-time board members have already announced their intentions not to run...


Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) scored a try on the final play of the match to defeat Plattsburgh State University 24-20 to win the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Northeast Region Championship and earn their first trip to the NSCRO National...


Reminder that Eastern Connecticut State University (ESCU) is hosting and playing in the National Small College Rugby Organization's (NSCRO) play-offs today and tomorrow. NSCRO's Champions Division Northeast Regionals features ESCU vs. Rochester and SUNY Oneonta vs. SUNY Plattsburgh in the...

Salem State Wins NSCRO Northeast Regionals

Sunday November 15th, 2015



Congratulations goes out Salem State's Mens Rugby Club as they defeated Canisius College 62-12 at the National Small College Rugby Organizations (NSCRO) Northeast Challenge Cup Qualifier yesterday. Salem State is now headed to Mount St. Mary’s (Emmitsburgh, MD) on December 5th to take part...


After a weekend off, the University of New England Women are primed and ready for the National Small College Rugby Organization's (NSCRO) Regional Play-offs. The Region 1 (Northeast) Championship is this weekend and is being hosted by Colby-Sawyer College (New London, NH).
The...


Last weekend saw the top four NERFU clubs in two divisions do battle to see who would advance on to the National Small College Rugby Organization's (NSCRO) regional play-offs.
In the Champions Cup division NERFU North #1 seed University of Maine- Orono took on NERFU South #2 seed...


University of New England and Colby-Sawyer placed in the top twenty in the first-ever NSCRO Women’s Top 20 put out by the Goff Rugby Report. Undefeated in league play, University of New England is currently ranked #5. Colby-Sawyer comes in at #17 nation-wide, it's only loss happening against...

Columbus Day Weekend Scores

Tuesday October 13th, 2015



Plenty of matches taking place over the holiday weekend and some divisional battles heating up!Club MenMystic River 63-0 Boston I.W. Boston Maccabi 17-25 Mad River/Stowe Charles River 32-26 Boston- DIII Freedom 47-15 North Shore B.I.W. - DIII 60-5 Old Gold MIT 44-17 Springfield New London...

Scores From the Weekend

Tuesday October 06th, 2015



Lots of scores from this weekend! Check them out: College Women Castleton State 7-32 Keene State U of New England 36-27 Colby-Sawyer College Men Bates College 32-27 Maine Maritime U of Maine-Farmington 13-28 U of Maine-Orono U of New England 3-26 Colby College Eastern Connecticut State 38-10...

Remembering Don Morrision

Saturday September 19th, 2015



NERFU joins the international rugby community in mourning the loss of Don Morrison, after a brave battle with cancer. Don was truly a special individual who has left a lasting mark on our sport through his contributions as a top-flight referee, on both the domestic and international level. Don was a...


Does the start of a new season make your club leaders look like this guy? While most of us are excited for the new season to kick-off, the start of a new season can also be a headache for many of us as clubs try to come in compliance at the start of a new competitive season. To help with this headache,...

Level 1 Referee Course Coming Up!

Thursday August 13th, 2015



Level 1 Referee course will be held August 22nd from 9am to 5pm in Whitman, Massachusetts (20 Essex Street). There is currently room for 12 more people (first come, first serve). The cost of the course is $60, however NERFU will reimburse 50% of the cost to any NERFU registered member who...

NERFU Clubs Seeking Head Coaches

Wednesday August 12th, 2015



Trinity College Men, Springfield RFC Men and Boston Women's Rugby Club have all recently posted head coaching positions. You can find out more under the "jobs" tab!



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