NERFU Tournament: Final Details and What You Need to Know

NERFU Tournament: Final Details and What You Need to Know

May 12, 2017


Please see the letter below for all the final details your clubs will need for this weekend! 

You can also download a pdf of this letter

The tournament schedule can also be downloaded here

Fellow Ruggers,
Its that time a year, the NERFU Cup Tournament is here! Please take a minute to read the information below to ensure you have everything necessary to enjoy a great weekend of rugby in Newport. If you need any additional information please visiting the tournament website here. Please take a minute to forward the following information to your club members attending the tournament.

Tournament Check In ****Important Message****
Check in is 1 hour before your team's first kick-off at the NERFU tent- all teams must check in. Wrist bands for will be distributed to your team captain when you check in for the Saturday night event at O'Brien's.

Athletic Trainers

There will be athletic trainers on site to take care of taping and any injuries that occur. The trainers have a limited supply of tape so If you require taping you must bring your own tape.  

Tournament Rules ****Reminder****
1 Parking is only permitted in the designated area on the tournament
2 Restrooms are provided throughout Fort Adams. Public urination will not
be tolerated or accepted under any circumstances.
3 Alcohol cannot be brought into Fort Adams. Beer can be purchased at
the concession tent.
4 Coolers are permitted at the event. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL. Coolers
are subject to search by event staff.
5 Tents are permitted at the event. No Structure tents are allowed.
Anything larger then a 10x10 pop up will be removed
6 Littering will not be tolerated. Newport Rugby supplies trash cans
around Fort Adams during the tournament
The tournament map and additional tournament information can be found on the tournament website here

Tournament Photographer
Newport Rugby team Photographer Melissa Barker will be on site all weekend.  

Tournament Tees $20
Tees are available to purchase at the concession stand. Stop by early to avoid missing out on sizes.


1 Food - A full range of food and beverages will be available to purchase
from 9am on Saturday/Sunday at the concession tent.  
Budweiser - We will be serving Budweiser and Bud Light at the
concession tent to quench your thirst and keep you hydrated for the weekend.
3 Teeling Irish Whiskey - Teeling will be hosting a tasting at the concession tent on Saturday from approximately 2pm until 4pm while supplies last. Don't miss this opportunity to taste one of Irelands most popular new market whiskeys.

NERFU Party (Saturday Night @ O'Briens)
NERFU will be hosting an after party at O'Briens Saturday night from 8pm until 11pm. The event is at the inside bar. NERFU will be providing Bud Light pitchers and pizza. Newport Rugby's official whiskey partner Teeling Irish Whiskey will be in attendance and will be providing tastings of their small batch whiskey. A limited of number of wrist bands for this event will be distributed to team captains at the NERFU tent during check in.

NERFU is also providing buses Saturday night starting at 8pm.   Buses will run from the Mainstay, Ramada and Comfort Inn to downtown. Last pick-up of the night is at 12:30am in front of the Red Parrot.  

Social Media #NERFUCup
Lets get social! Whether you are using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other social platforms make sure to connect with Newport Rugby and NERFU.
Lets have a great weekend of rugby! See you Saturday morning.

Andrew Menton
Newport Rugby Executive Committee