03 Feb 2017

"Scrumminar" opportunity in Boston area for clubs and coaches

February 03, 2017

Former Ireland International Peter Bracken, The Scrum Doctor, is planning a trip to the Boston area in late February/early March. He is offering his Scruminar (full day certification course open to all coaches) and Scrum Session (1/2 day session designed for a single club/organization) to interested..

02 Feb 2017

NERFU Executive Director of 7s to Head Northeast 7s Academy

February 02, 2017

Our very own Executive Director of 7s, John McGeachy, has been appointed Executive Director of the Northeast Academy after current Executive Director and founding partner, Sean Horan, announced his retirement late last year.As the designated USA Rugby National pathway organization for the Northeast ..

02 Feb 2017

Now Accepting Summer Tournamemt Applications

February 02, 2017

John McGeachy, our Executive Director of Sevens has announced the opening of the tournament application process for the summer season. Please read the announcement below for details on applying, deadlines and other things to consider when submitting your application: It’s that time again ..

24 Jan 2017

Boston Area L200 Coaching Clinic - Feb 26

January 24, 2017

The Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization (MYRO) has partnered with USA Rugby and Lasell College to host a L200 Coaching Course on February 26th, 2017 at Lasell College in Newton, MA.All contact teams require an active Level 200 Coach to be in compliance with USA Rugby.The Level 200 Coach Certifica..

14 Jan 2017


January 14, 2017

The NERFU Annual General Meeting will be held this year on Saturday, February 4, from 10-2pm. The AGM will take place at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. A social will take place immediately after the AGM, details to be announced the day of.Complete AGM business documents are available online here. ..

01 Dec 2016

Two NERFU college clubs ship up to nationals

December 01, 2016

via NSCRO.org2016-17 Men's Champions Cup / Region 1 - NortheastIn the Northeast Qualifier on Nov. 12, Tufts University (NERFU Runnerup) handed Ithaca College a 60 to 22 defeat. At the Region Championship hosted by Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, CT, Tufts edged SUNY Plattsbu..

22 Oct 2016

USAR Level 200/World Rugby Level 1 Coaching Clinic

October 22, 2016

The Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization is hosting a USA Rugby Level 200/World Rugby Level 1 Coaching Clinic Sunday, December 11 at Smith College in Northampton, MA. The Level 200 Coach Certification consists of online pre-course work and attendance at an in-person clinic. The cour..

21 Oct 2016

NERFU Announces 2016 Fall Play-off Schedule

October 21, 2016

The New England Rugby Union (NERFU) is proud to announce the dates and locations for all of their fall divisional play-offs. There will be four college divisional play-offs and one club play-off. In addition to these championships, NERFU clubs will also host two National Small College Rugby Organiza..

05 Oct 2016

An Important Message on Sideline Behavior

October 05, 2016

New England Rugby Referee Society President Chris Schuyler has released a statement in response to a decline in sideline behavior this fall.  You may read the statement here.NERFU wishes to reiterate the importance of good sportsmanship both on and off the field. It is essential that we, ..

02 Sep 2016

On NERFU Membership Dues

September 02, 2016

There was a typo in the latest union newsletter that went out concerning member dues. Dues for the 2016-17 season are $25 not the $20 stated.While on the topic of dues, we would also like to clarify that NERFU does not charge dues for clubs any more and anyone who registers with NERFU solely as..