Crouch. Touch. Set.

Welcome to Charles River Rugby Football Club, home to the Charles River Rugby Rats and the Charles River Rugby Lady Rats. Playing Division II rugby in the New England Rugby Football Union, we are Boston's only joint rugby club featuring both men's and women's teams. For 40 years we have been playing and promoting rugby in the Boston area. 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. Up River!

Interested In Playing Rugby

Charles River Rugby welcomes all new and experienced rugby players on our men's and women's teams. Come to practice or check out a match.

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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.