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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...

Six weeks into the NERFU 2014 Fall Season and the hunt for play-off spots intensifies... especially in the Men's and Women's Club Division 2. Only three points in the standings separates the top four clubs in Men's D2 (New Haven, Worcester, Mystic D2 and Newport). In Women's D2 just one point...

2014 Fall League Season Kicks Off!

Monday September 08th, 2014



Preliminary scores from 22 of the 25 NERFU league matches are in. Thanks to all of the match score reporters from each club. Please have your club official report any score discrepancies to your NERFU division director. Updates on the text message reporting system will be out on Tuesday for club...

The Northeast ODA Sevens squad has been announced to compete in the Serevi Sevens to be held at Infinity Park, Glendale CO on August 16-17, 2014. This is one of the top domestic tournaments in the USA and will see the Northeast side drawn against domestic and international, club and invitational...

Help Wanted: Head Coaches Sought

Friday August 01st, 2014



Old Gold, Brandeis Men, Western Connecticut State Men, Merrimack College Women have all posted ads seeking head coaches. You can check them out on the NERFU jobs page. If your club has a job posting they would like to share, send it to NERFU Secretary Jeff Sperling....


With four of the five 7s tournaments complete in the inaugural men's NERFU 7s Championship, Middlesex and South Shore are only separated by 10 points. New Haven 7s will host host the final stop of the series this weekend with the championship on the line.See the complete standings here....

MALDEN, MA – Mystic River Rugby Club and Middlesex Barbarians Rugby Club are excited to announce the merger of the two clubs. Both clubs are looking forward to building on their combined strengths in an effort to develop the game of rugby in the Boston area. "We want to give all of our players the best...


After the first stop on the NERFU 7s Championship Series (Worcster 7s), South Shore and Middlesex were in the top two spots. We will release the official scores and updated standings soon from this past weekend's tournament in Newport, in the meantime here are the results from Worcester 7s and...

Fall 15s Schedules To Be Released Soon

Tuesday July 01st, 2014



The NERFU Board is working on finalizing the fall schedules for senior and college (NSCRO) clubs. Unfortunately, there are still many things being worked out on both a National level with USA Rugby/NSCRO and a Regional level with the Empire Union. Division Directors are working with their...


As we look ahead to July, NERFU 7s Executive Director John McGeachy has some updates for clubs: 2. The date of the Nutmeg State Games 7s has moved from July 26th to July 19th. The Nutmeg State Games offers an OPEN Rugby 7's Tournament and will be hosted by the City of New Britain. Other NERFU...


For the second year in a row, the Mystic River Collegiate Select XV will be traveling to Montreal, Quebec on Friday, June 6 to take on the Lower Canada Voyageurs under lights at 7:00pm. The 25 members of the Collegiate Select Squad have been selected from a range of local college-aged players who...

NEC Wins National TItle!

Tuesday June 03rd, 2014



Congratulations to New England College! They beat New Mexico Highlands 22-14 on Sunday at the CRC to become the 2014 NSCRO Rugby 7s National Champions!Photo credit: Contrast Photography You can order pictures from the CRC by visiting Contrast Photography here....

NERFU Cup 2014 Results

Sunday May 18th, 2014



NERFU Cup 2014 Results (May17th&18th, 2014)Championship and Consolation Results:WOMEN Pool AChampionship FinalProvidence 39-12 Charles RiverConsolation FinalAlbany 17-10 BurlingtonWOMEN Pool BChampionship FinalNorth Shore 20-5 PortlandConsolation FinalWorcester 41-10...

In an effort to help promote and strengthen the Rugby 7s competition in New England, this summer we will be introducing a new Men’s NERFU 7s Championship Series. Designed strictly for the local area, the series will be open to all New England teams. It will be comprised of 5 nominated...


The Northeast Rugby Olympic Development Academy (NRODA) will be holding two open try-outs for all male players aged 18 and over. !!!Please be advised of a change in dates for the ODA Tryouts!!! New England Academy: Saturday, May 10th @ Pine Banks Facility in Malden, MA...



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