02 Jul 2020

NERFU Update on 2020 Fall Competition

July 02, 2020

We hope during these uncertain times you are safe and doing what you can to remain healthy and active within your means. We would like to take this time to let you know how we are planning for the Fall 2020 senior club season with COVID-19. We realized a number of weeks ago that because we serve a l..

30 Jun 2020

Senior Club Rugby Council Seeks Nominations for USA Rugby Roles

June 30, 2020

The Senior Club Rugby Council is seeking nominations for its representative on the USAR Board of Directors and to the USAR Nominating Committee.  The Senior Club Rugby Council is seeking a diverse pool of candidates for each role that meets the qualifications outlined below.   Member ..

27 Jun 2020

Senior Club Members Unions Elect Council Executive Committee

June 27, 2020

Senior Club Member Unions elect nine members to represent Executive Committee, five standing committee chairs paired with four administrative officers.Chair positions will lead senior club community across five standing committees including Eligibility, Discipline, Competitions, Training & Devel..

18 Jun 2020

Senior Club Council Seeking Committee Nominations

June 18, 2020

Hi NERFU Membership,I hope you're all staying safe, sane, happy, and healthy!  We miss rugby, but even more - we miss you!UPDATE on the USA Rugby re-organization effort.  Progress IS being made!Last week, the Senior Club Rugby Council approved the new Terms of Reference that details th..

27 May 2020

COVID-19 Update: Summer 7s and NERFU Cup Cancelled

May 27, 2020

Due to lingering concerns about the COVID-19 health crisis, both summer 7s rugby competition and NERFU Cup, which had been moved from May to August, are cancelled. Additionally, the NERFU Management Committee will review the feasibility of continuing fall 15s competition for senior clubs and will pr..

25 May 2020

Free Jacks Academy: Learn to Play starts today

May 25, 2020

The Free Jacks Academy "Learn to Play" sessions start TODAY and are free to join! It is not just for beginners either, they have added in some progressions to keep players having fun and challenging themselves. The Free Jacks Academy exists to increase the opportunities to learn, impr..

14 May 2020

Get ready to play with these work out recommendations

May 14, 2020

We’re all aching to lace up our boots, jog onto the pitch, and tackle somebody, but we’re going to have to wait a while longer. Thanks to the global pandemic, spring rugby season was a wash and things aren’t looking great for the summer either. We’re still cautiously optimist..

13 May 2020

World Rugby outlaws scoring against the post protector

May 13, 2020

World Rugby has announced that, with immediate effect, it will no longer be possible to score a try by grounding the ball against the post protector. World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont said: “World Rugby’s mission is to make the game as simple, safe and enjoyable to play as poss..

30 Mar 2020

USA Rugby Moves Toward Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

March 30, 2020

NERFU Members,On Sunday Mar 29, The USA Rugby Congress voted to ratify the USA Rugby Board of Directors approval to move USA Rugby into Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. While there are a lot of unknowns, we want to assure you that the NERFU Board is staying abreast of the situation and receiving u..

12 Mar 2020

COVID-19 Update

March 12, 2020

(Originally posted 3/12/2020; Updated 3/21/2020)LATEST USA RUGBY STATUS AND UPDATES: https://www.usa.rugby/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19-status-and-updates-usa-rugby/ NERFU Membership,As many of you may have already seen, USA Rugby has made the determination that the 2020 Spring 15's playoff..