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

Featured Post

19 Aug

Fall 2016 Schedule Announced!

The Fall 2016 schedule for both the women's and men's teams of ... More

Who loves Charles River?

  • “The community of Charles River is unlike any other in Boston. We're one big family who wants to play great rugby and have a blast doing it!”- Jehanne "JugGs" Junguenet - Rat since 2007     
  • “We work hard and play harder, on and off the pitch.”- Pat Cavallario     

FALL 2016 Schedule

Come watch us take on New England this Fall!

Fall 2016 Schedule

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.

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