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The New England Rugby Referee Society (NERRS) has announced two Level 1 Referee courses scheduled in early September. They will both be held the weekend after Labor Day in the following locations: September 7 at Dartmouth College in Hanover NH September 8 in Melrose MA To register for either...

Men's D3 Club Schedule to Change

Tuesday August 27th, 2013



The Boston Irish Wolfhounds have had to drop out of Men's Club Division 3 for the fall. This will obviously have ramifications on the fall league schedule. Any changes to schedule is currently being looked at. Please contact your Division Director, Jeff West if you have question in the meantime....


USA Rugby's 2013-2014 Membership Registration will now process NERFU dues. Feel free to go ahead and register. Please help spread the word to other members of your club. Everyone must be registered before they take part in matches this fall. To register for any role with USA Rugby go to the USA...

IMPORTANT: Please DO NOT REGISTER with USA Rugby for CIPP until notified. USA Rugby opened up registration yesterday but they have NOT placed NERFU dues on the registration system yet.Anyone that registers before our union dues are added will have their registration voided and they will have to go...

Level I Referee Course- August 24th

Tuesday August 06th, 2013



Here's your chance to get certified as a ref as the fall season starts: There will be a Level 1 course at Southington High School in Southington Connecticut on August 24 (Saturday), 2013. The course leader is Richard Parker.Eligibility: This is the entry or introductory level course to rugby...


Scrum Engagement Process – Effective August 15, 2013From our friends at the New England Rugby Referee Society (NERRS):The International Rugby Board Council has announced the implementation of a global trial of the “crouch, bind, set” scrum engagement sequence, which is aimed at...


Congrats to both the Boston Belles and Middlesex for claiming the top prize at the Princeton 7s this weekend. For Middlesex, the championship victory pulls them to within 6 points of the top spot in the NRU 7s Qualifier Standings just behind Old Blue. For the Belles it means a tighter grasp on the top...


With the New Haven 7s and Cape Cod 7s under our belts here in New England we turn our attention to the NRU Club 7s Qualifiers for the men and women and a shout out from Charles River about their tournament in August, plus if your looking for some last minute 7s action this weekend, Worcester will be hosting...


Head Coach JoAnne Ward Kos would like to announce the tryout format for the 2013 NRU Sevens Senior Women's All-Star team. Tryout will be held on Sunday July 28th (10-3pm) in Albany, NY at the Albany Knickerbockers pitch, Dick Green Field (50 Frisbee Rd, Albany, NY). At Tryouts there will be a $15...


New England Olympic Development Academy’s first team took home first place and a grand prize of $3500 at the Midnight 7s Tournament hosted by Old Blue Rugby Football Club. Full report from Rugby Mag can be found here.


Over 125 athletes from all over the Northeast area attended two open tryouts on Saturday, May 25th for the newly formed Sevens Olympic Development Academy at Columbia University’s Baker Field, and again in Malden, Mass, on Sunday May 26th. The Academy is dedicated to identifying, developing...


Saratoga went 3-1 in the National Championship Series Saratoga's road to the DIII National Championship came to an end on Saturday with a loss to eventual DIII Champs Oceanside. Rugby Mag has the full report. The Stampede bounced back the foloowing day and downed Belmont Shore in the Consolation...


U.S. Rugby Camps are hosting a camp this July in Fairifeld, Connecticut. This is one of the few (if not only) rugby camps in Connecticut this summer. See the flyer for more details. U.S. Tomahawks (Rugby League) National Team Assistant Coach Ben Kelly will direct this Connecticut Rugby Camp....

NERFU's Seven Days of Summer: Day 7

Sunday June 02nd, 2013



The Seven Days of Summer wraps up with the final stop on the Northeast 7's Qualifier circuit for women's and men's teams.Middlesex 7's – Woburn, MA (July 27th):Middlesex Barbarians RFC hosts another top-notch event this year, featuring three-team pool play in men’s and women’s social...

NERFU's Seven Days of Summer: Day 6

Saturday June 01st, 2013



New Haven to Host Northeast Men's QualifierConnecticut 7's – New Haven, CT (July 13th): New Haven RFC sponsors this great event for men’s sides from all over the Northeast. This tournament features competitive and social divisions as well as a Northeast Men’s 7s Qualifier.For more...

NERFU's Seven Days of Summer: Day 5

Friday May 31st, 2013



Cape Cod 7's is the largest women’s 7’s event in the country.Cape Cod 7's – North Eastham, MA (July 13th):The Boston Women’s Rugby Club’s 28th annual tournament is the largest women’s 7’s event in the country, featuring competitive social, college and high school divisions....


Mystic River Rugby Club Selects Collegiate Side to Play VoyageursMalden, MA – Mystic River Rugby Club will travel to Montreal, Quebec this weekend with a carefully selected collegiate team to play The Lower Canada Voyageurs U19 team and Academy on June 1, 2013. The Voyageurs are a combined...


Early Registration ends May 31st! Team discounts are also available.Message from the camp director:Dear Coaches and Rugby Friends,Early Registration ends May 31st! Team discounts are also available. Last year’s camper testimonials were outstanding. We’d love to include some of your...

NERFU's Seven Days of Summer: Day 4

Wednesday May 29th, 2013



Day 4 Feature: A 10's Tradition to kick off July!35th Annual New England 10's - Acton, MA (July 7th): Still going strong after 35 years, this great event sponsored by the Old Gold RFC is now accepting entries for men’s and women’s social and championship divisions, and collegiate teams are...


North Shore Men's RFC will be hosting three other NERFU clubs in a 10's tournament to raise money for the Richard Martin Family FundBEVERLY — For the last dozen years, the North Shore Rugby Football Club has played its games in relative anonymity on fields across the region.On June 8, the club will...



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