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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Alumni Day 2017!

May 6th @ 9:00 am
Joe Moakley Park,
1005 Columbia Road , Boston , 02127 United States
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SAVE THE DATE! Charles River will be holding our annual Alumni Day this Spring on Saturday May 6!  Join us at Moakley Park as we celebrate Rats past and present with food, merchandise, and coolers full of cheer! Stay tuned here for more ...

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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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