A sweep weekend for Charles River

Charles River Men [20] - Old Gold RFC [5] The boys of Charles River took the field against Old Gold on Saturday, looking to add another win to their storied rivalry.  With over 30 guys kitted out, coach Paul Clamens had a full arsenal to work with, and there were a lot of new faces on the pitch for the 1 pm kickoff. ... More

Charles River Savannah Takeover 2016 a success!

This past weekend, the Charles River men's team and a few of the Lady Rats traveled down to Savannah, GA for the 2016 St. Patrick's Day Savannah rugby tournament! The tournament was a large one, with over 70 teams competing throughout the weekend.    The Charles River men came out on the plus side of their weekend, ... More

Fall Season is here!

This Saturday marks the official start of the Fall 2015 Season for both teams! The women of Charles River welcome Portland WRFC to our home pitch at Moakley Park. Kick off is set for 11am. The Charles River men start their season with a trip to North Shore to take on the Monsoons in Lynn. Kick off is at 11:30am at GEEA ... More

Charles River Rugby Women Spring 2015

Women Finish in Top 16 in Country for DII

The Charles River women's team capped off a great 2014-2015 season with a fantastic playoff weekend.  They headed to Albany for the USA Rugby/NERFU CR3 DII playoffs on May 16 to pick up on their 2nd place finish from the Fall.  Facing hometown opponent Beantown WRFC, the Lady Rats fought a blood-pumping game full of ... More

Charles River Mens v. Seacoast RFC

Charles River Rugby Men vs Seacoast Rugby

April 5, 2014,

Joe Moakley Park, Boston, MA

Match Details: The Charles River Rats started their 2014 campaign against the defending Division III NERFU Champions, Seacoast RFC. Originally, Seacoast was slated to host the Rats; however field conditions forced the game location to a soggy Moakley Park.

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Charles River Rugby Men vs North Shore Rugby

Charles River Rugby Men vs North Shore Rugby

October 26, 2013, 11:00 AM

Joe Moakley Park, Boston, MA

Match Details: There was a different vibe to the Charles River Rats approach to their match against North Shore RFC, instead of thinking that they might win; the Rats knew they would emerge victorious, provided they did not play sloppy. Hoping to avoid the confusion that plagued the Rats in the previous game, Head Coach Paul Clemens extensively reviewed the lineout positions for his forwards and the defensive assignments for all his players.

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Charles River Rugby Men @ Providence Rugby

Charles River Rugby Men @ Providence Rugby

October 19, 2013, 11:00 AM

O'Brien Memorial Field, Pawtucket, RI

The Rats kicked off to start the game and immediately made an impression, forcing a turnover on return. Scrum-half Zack Cox organized the offense and the Rats started to march inside Providence’s territory. After two phases, Providence was assessed an off-sides penalty about 35 meters from the goal post[3]. Coach Clemens wanted to grab an early lead, so he called on Fullback Jerry Kenneally to attempt a penalty kick. ... More

Charles River Men vs. Burlington RFC

Match Report

October 15, 2013, 4:00 PM

Joe Moakley Park, Boston MA

Match Details: The Charles River Rats returned to their native Joe Moakley Park after a month-long absent as they played host to Burlington RFC. In the last match, the Rats were tied with Burlington at halftime during last spring’s NERFU Cup, the Rats hoped to carry that progress to last Saturday’s match.   ... More

Charles River Old Boys vs South Shore Rusty Anchors

Charles River  Old Boys vs South Shore Rusty Anchors

October 12, 2013, 1:30 PM

Joe Moakley Park, Boston, MA

Match Details: After 18 months of inactivity and many doubts of a forming a full side, the Charles River Grey Rats came together to face the South Shore Rusty Anchors to celebrate the Ruby Anniversary of Charles River Rugby.

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Charles River Men vs Portland RFC

Match Report

September 28th, 2013, 10am

GEAA Field, Lynn, MA

Match Details: The Charles River Rats had an early rugby day as their kickoff against Portland RFC was scheduled for 10am. The weather was, as Captain Ricky Friberg described, “sneaky hot” as many Rats were sweating during warm-ups. The field was, in the words of the referee, “if people complain about Moakley [field], they should play here; they’ll like Moakley a lot more[3].” To the Rats and Portland all those conditions ultimately did not matter, as they took the pitch to play some hard, clean rugby. ... More