Welcome to the home of the Charles River Rugby Rats and Lady Rats

Boston's only Men's and Women's joint rugby club

Charles River RFC is a senior club based in Boston, MA. Both teams are part of the New England Rugby Football Union (NERFU) and compete in USA Rugby's CR3. The women compete in NERFU Division II and the men play in NERFU DIII.

We are committed to upholding to good hard rugby play and social traditions that are core to this sport we love.

Whether you're an old boy or girl looking for a new club, a new player to the game, or fresh out of college there's a place for you at Charles River.


Interested in joining and playing the best sport around? Join Charles River today!
Contact us at recruiting AT charlesriverrugby.com

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17 Jul

Charles River Men's team looking for Head Coach

Our Men's team has an immediate opening for head coach.  Our men play in the New England Rugby Football Union’s (NERFU) Division III. Training Sessions are held twice a week at either Moakley Park in ... More

4th Annual Pub Crawl – Tour de River


4th Annual Charles River Pub Crawl

July 22nd @ 2:00 pm
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Join Charles River Rugby Saturday July 22nd as we tour the lovely North Station area on our 4th Annual Pub Crawl, the Tour de River. So get out your riding caps and jump into your favorite spandex and join the race to the finish!!!

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Rugby is great. The players don't wear helmets or padding; they just beat the living daylights out of each other and then go for a beer. I love that.

A Rat family of over 200 current players and Old Rats. We love our team.

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