24 Apr 2014

NEC Heads to NSCRO Nationals!

April 24, 2014

The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) National Championship is being held this weekend (April 27th/28th) at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado. Last November NERFU club New England College(NEC) won the NSCRO Northeast Regionals to secure their spot at Nationals. This is NEC’s..

22 Apr 2014

2014 NERFU Cup Tournament Page is Live

April 22, 2014

The NERFU Cup Tournament Page is up and running on Newport's club website. On there you'll find a lot of helpful info including venue maps, rules that need to be observed while in Fort Adams State Park, concession stand hours of operation and much more.Also remember to RSVP to your division director..

14 Apr 2014

High-Demand for Hotels at NERFU Cup: Book Now!

April 14, 2014

With three graduations in Newport, RI the weekend of the 2014 NERFU Cup, hotel space will be booked quickly. The host club, Newport RFC, have 20 rooms being held at the Best Western Mainstay (151 Admiral Kalfus Rd, Newport RI (401) 849-9880) for teams but they will only be held up until April 20th. ..

14 Apr 2014

2014 Polar Bear Rugby Camp Dates Announced

April 14, 2014

The 2014 Polar Bear Rugby Camp will be held July 10-13 and the on-line registration is now open at polarbearrugbycamp.comPolar Bear Rugby Camp, hosted at beautiful Bowdoin College on the coast of southern Maine is designed to develop all levels of rugby players through innovative coaching metho..

03 Apr 2014

All Deaf Rugby Club to Play Exiles this Weekend

April 03, 2014

The All Deaf Rugby Club from Washington, D.C. are coming up to Massachusetts for their first ever tour. They will play against one of Member clubs the Framingham Exiles. The All Deaf are the first and only Deaf men's rugby club in the U.S. That match will be the first in American rugby history to ha..

01 Apr 2014

Reminder: Level 200 Coaching Course this Weekend in Vermont

April 01, 2014

We’d like to remind our members that a Level 200 Coaching Certification Clinic is being hosted by Burlington Rugby and the Vermont Youth Rugby Association this Saturday (April 5th) in Essex Junction, VT. This is a great way for coaches to take care of requirement #4 on the list below. Remember, in..

27 Mar 2014

2014- 2016 NERFU Board Adds Final Members

March 27, 2014

The positions still open after the NERFU Annual General Meeting were filled at the recent March Board Meeting.  John Cochenour was appointed to fill the Men's Club Division 4 Director position and can be reached at john.cochenour@gmail.com. Jeff Sperling was elected to the board to fill th..

28 Feb 2014

New Scrum Communication Method Starts March 1st

February 28, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. – The USA Rugby voted to adopt the IRB’s newest revision to the ongoing scrum engagement global trial: non-verbal communication to indicate to the scrumhalf when the ball can be placed into the scrum.Effective March 1 at all college and club matches, referees will discuss in the f..

20 Feb 2014

Two Sevens Clinics in the New England Area This March

February 20, 2014

Two top-level 7s clinics will be held in New England next month. The Serevi Co-Ed Academy will be first up on March 1st and 2nd at Harvard University. The following weekend (March 8th) features the Alex Magleby 7s Clinic at Dartmouth College. Details on both clinics follows:Serevi Co-Ed USA Rug..

18 Feb 2014

2014- 2016 NERFU Board Members Elected

February 18, 2014

Members of the the 2014-16 NERFU Board were elected at last week's AGM:President: Neil FoleySecretary: Open Position*Treasurer: Shannon WallaceExecutive Director of Clubs: Mike MartinMen Club Division I: Brett WillisMen Club Division II: Brad DufresneMen Club Division III: Bob WinchesterMen Club D..