23 Sep 2013

Weekly Scores

September 23, 2013

Scores from around NERFU and the Northeast for the weekend of 9/21/13.*Men DI Club
Boston 38-8 Boston Irish WolfhoundsMystic River 38-17 MiddlesexOld Blue 29-19 White PlainsWomen DI Club
Albany 31-24 Providence
Village Lions 32-5 MorrisBoston 50-24 MonmouthMen DII ClubPortland 103-5 North Shor..

17 Sep 2013

IMPORTANT: NERFU to Adopt USA Rugby's Electronic Rosters

September 17, 2013

Dear NERFU Clubs,USA Rugby rolled out a new Competitions Management System (CMS) as our season started here in New England. The USA Rugby CMS is intended to be used by clubs to submit rosters electronically, as well as report match data (substitutions, cards) and results (match scores, player scorin..

05 Sep 2013

Important Messgae about CIPP Compliance and Ref Assignments

September 05, 2013

Important message from the New England Ref Society concerning getting refs assigned to your matches and how that is effected by the CIPP compliance of both the home and visiting teams.Dear  Teams,   It is that time of year  again when we all need to renew our CIPP.  I know t..

05 Sep 2013

Northeast Rugby Olympic Development Academy Completes Phase 1

September 05, 2013

Joshua Smith, Director of New England Academy Operations for the Northeast Rugby Olympic Development Academy (NRODA), filed this report as they wrap up Phase 1 of their inaugural season:  "On May 26th we ran a try out at Malden Catholic for roughly 60 players, testing each player..

28 Aug 2013

Brains Over Brawn: Don't 'Tough Out' a Concussion. Know the 5Rs

August 28, 2013

USA Rugby has launched a very important new concussion policy- "Brains Over Brawn: Don't 'Tough Out' a Concussion. Know the 5Rs".  This policy aligns with the IRB's guidelines and messaging concerning concussion management.USA Rugby and NERFU have made player welfare and safety their top priori..

28 Aug 2013

Two Level 1 Referee Courses Scheduled for Early September

August 28, 2013

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..

27 Aug 2013

Men's D3 Club Schedule to Change

August 27, 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. Fur..

23 Aug 2013

USA Rugby Member Registration Now Ready For NERFU Members

August 23, 2013

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 Ru..

16 Aug 2013


August 16, 2013

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 b..

06 Aug 2013

Level I Referee Course- August 24th

August 06, 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 referee..