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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!

CIPP Registartion Update

Wednesday August 12th, 2015



NERFU clubs and individuals CAN NOW register or renew their registrations through USA Rugby. Last week we had asked that members hold off on CIPP registration due to an error that excluded NERFU information on the USA Rugby site. Please pass the word on to your club. ALL 2014-15 club and...

New Haven RFC Request to Vacate NERFU

Thursday July 30th, 2015



RE: New Haven RFC Request to Vacate NERFU NERFU Members, This notice is to advise you of the proceedings and ultimate decision made by your elected Executive Board regarding New Haven RFC’s request to vacate our Union. Their request was first presented on July 22nd, which forced multiple...

Important Announcement on Fall Schedules

Wednesday July 29th, 2015


July 28, 2015 NERFU Members and Fans, Communication is something that I have always strived to do well as a NERFU Board member. I feel that clear, honest and continuous communication is the most effective way to inform the people we have been elected to represent and solicit...


Charles River RFC and the Show Ponies RFC will co-host the Gate City 7s tournament Saturday, August 8, to offer great summer rugby and raise funds in the name of a local fallen soldier. This event features men's and women's divisions for up to 32 teams and donations will also be accepted for the Lt....


The Boston Rugby Business Network is extending an open invitation to its inaugural event August 5 in Somerville, MA, bringing together business executives with a passion for rugby in a great networking opportunity. The evening will feature speakers Marc Wayshak (Harvard Rugby Alumni, expert...


NERFU Executive Director of Sevens John McGeachy is happy to announce the inaugural 7s Women’s Championship Series this year. The series is comprised of 3 nominated tournaments with points being awarded for both participation and a Top 4 finish. At the conclusion of the...



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