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Burlington Rugby has made a tradition of plunging into the cold waters of Lake Champlain each February to raise money for Special Olympics Vermont by taking part in the annual Penguin Plunge. This year was the 20th anniversary of the event and at least $400,000 was raised. "Burlington Rugby...


The Northeast Sevens Rugby Olympic Academy enjoyed a very successful showing at the 2015 Las Vegas Invitational Tournament. With two sides entered, one in the Elite division and one in the Aces division, the squad had a combined record of 11-1, won the Aces Bracket and placed 2nd in the Elite...

Agenda for the 2015 AGM is Posted

Friday February 06th, 2015



The agenda for the 2015 NERFU Annual General Meeting has been posted. The AGM is taking place this Saturday (February 7th) in Worcester, MA. It is being held in the DCU Center and will begin at 10AM. You can link to the agenda here.


Despite the cold weather, it’s time again to start planning the NERFU summer tournaments calendar. Any club planning to host a tournament should complete the application form on the this website no later than Saturday, February 28th. Please be sure to identify and plan for several dates as this...

Proposed B-side Changes on the AGM Agenda

Thursday January 29th, 2015



With many important topics being covered at the AGM next weekend, make sure your club has a voice. One major topic to be addressed is the proposed updated to the handbook on b-sides for senior clubs for the fall league season. The proposed language is: B-side Forfeiture Penalty:Teams required to...

Massachusetts Youth Rugby is hosting a day for rugby coaches throughout New England on January 31 at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School! The day will include two separate tracks. One track will be for those without the L200 USA Rugby Coach Certification. The other is for coaches already with the...

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Wednesday January 14th, 2015



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One Month Until the NERFU AGM

Tuesday January 06th, 2015



The 2015 NERFU Annual General Meeting will be held Saturday, Feb 7th at the Worcester DCU Center. The meeting will begin promptly at 10am, but the venue is open at 9am for early arrivals; continental breakfast items will be available throughout the event. Also, if anyone is interested in staying in...

Looking to add to your coaching tool kit in the off-season? This January offers two chances to develop your coaching skills in the New England area:-Bulldog Rugby Powered by Serevi announced a high-performance coaching clinic to be held at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU)...


Both Babson College and Boston Maccabi are seeking head coaches. Brief descriptions are below, more details can be found on the NERFU jobs page.Babson College Women's Head Coach Job Description: Primary duty will be to coach the women's rugby club.The Coach is expected to develop a pre-season...


A USA Rugby Level 200 Coaching Course will be hosted by Saratoga Rugby in January and dates for the AGM, NERFU Cup and Competitive Region 3 Play-offs are set, so get out your 2015 calendar: January 11- Level 200 USA Rugby Coaching Course (Waterford, NY) February 7- NERFU AGM (Worcester, MA) May 2/3-...

Date for 2015 NERFU Cup Set!

Monday December 08th, 2014



The 2015 NERFU Cup will be held on May 2nd and 3rd in Newport, RI. The tournament is being held a little early than usual due to a conflict with the Volvo Ocean Race taking over Newport from May 5th to the 17th.


New England College Rugby and NSCRO would like to welcome you to the 2014 Northeast Regional Championship (NRC). The NRC will be played on November 22-23rd at NEC in Henniker NH. The winner qualifies for the Champions Cup National Championship on April 25-26, 2015 at Infinity Park,...


Mystic River will be hosting a USA Rugby Combine on November 23rd at Velocity Sports Performance in Norwood, MA. The combine is intended to identify elite athletes who could crossover into the game of rugby. Exceptional athletes may be considered for invitation to USA Rugby High Performance camps...


Keene State College hosted the 2014 NSCRO Region 1 Championships on November 9th and 10th. NERFU runner-up Franklin Pierce University faced a hard running Tri-State Conference Champ in Sacred Heart and lost 63-24 in the first semifinal. In the other semi-final NERFU Champions, the University of...


It's here! USA v New Zealand at sold-out Soldier Field in Chicago! (And it's snowing- check out the pic of Sonny Bill Williams looking a bit chilly)Hope everyone has plans to watch the game. Here's a list of NERFU clubs who've shared where they will watching the game (from east to west). Come out and...


The All Blacks are coming and we have two announcements surrounding the event to fill you in on. One is the watch party set up by the Mystic River Club for the Boston area. The other comes from USA Rugby who are looking for clubs to host player combines surrounding the match.The OFFICIAL watch party for...


A USA Rugby Level 200 Coaching Certification Course will be hosted by New Haven Rugby on Sunday November 16th.Clinic DescriptionAll 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...


Rugby Coaching Connection LLC is pleased to be able to offer a unique opportunity to players and coaches in the Boston area this November.

Damien Hill, the Australian Rugby Union National Kicking Coach, will conduct a Kicking Clinic to be held at Pine Banks rugby complex home of...


Boston Women's RFC is hosting a skills clinic for local women college and U19 players this Wednesday October 15th at 7:30pm. The clinic is free and players of all skill levels are welcome to join. We will have several different stations and cover a variety of essential rugby skills. It will...



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