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MIT wins the NERFU Cup

Teams:MIT vs Old Gold, Cape Cod, Amoskeag
Played:05/18/2024 @ Newport, RI
Score: 15 - 7 MIT win

MIT combined forces with Boston Maccabi RFC and traveled to Newport, RI for the 2-day NERFU Cup tournament. It had been exactly a decade since their last Cup victory in 2014. With a favorable schedule due to the wonderful and unbiased D3 director; MIT arrived fresh in the afternoon after being able to sleep in on Saturday.

Spring 2024 shedule:

MITRFC is currently practicing on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Below is our game schedule:

04/27/24: 7's tournament at Harvard. 10 AM-3 PM at Roberto A. Mignone Field in Cambridge, MA
05/04/24: @ North Shore RFC. 1 PM at Salem High School. 77 Willson St, Salem, MA
05/18/24 - 05/19/24: NERFU Cup tournament @ Fort Adams State Park. 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI (games schedule TBD)
06/15/24: Alumni social at the Muddy Charles - 6 PM
06/16/24: Golden Oldies tournament @ Veterans Memorial Stadium in Quincy, MA before the Freejacks game

Spring 2024 updates:

Happy 75th anniversary to the MIT Rugby Football Club!!

MIT has begun training for the spring season. We are currently playing touch rugby on Tuesday nights on Roberts Field from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. We will begin official practices on Tuesday, March 26th. The full spring practice schedule is listed below. We’re still working out the exact match schedule, but we plan to compete in the NERFU cup in Newport, RI on May 18th and 19th.

Fall 2023 Schedule

MIT's fall season has begun, with practices on Tuesday and Thursday nights. It's not too late to join, just contact mitrugby-exec@mit.edu for more information. The team is always looking for new players. No prior experience necessary. All home games will be played on Briggs Field with kickoffs scheduled for 1:00 PM. Below is our schedule for the fall:

Winter 2022

MIT vs. Harvard Business School
MIT vs. Boston 1

The club is looking to build on our Fall 4-0 scrimmage record by competing in a number of matches in the Spring and a couple of tournaments. Schedule TBD

MIT welcomes any players from the local community. We are looking to add new players, with or without experience. We have members ranging from those that have played competitively for many years, often internationally, and those that began this Fall. We have spare sets of cleats if you want to come out and give it a try.

Fall 2022 Update

Practice has begun for the fall season, with our first scrimmage scheduled for September 17 against Boston Rugby at the Irish Cultural Center in Canton, MA.

New and old players are welcome. No experience necessary. Feel free to bring friends, classmates, or anyone you think might be interested.

For more information about the practice schedule email jpflynn@mit.edu

Summer 2022 update

Rugby is back! We will be playing touch rugby on Roberts Field / Steinbrenner Stadium on Vassar Street from 7-9 PM on Monday and Wednesday nights starting 05/25/22 and going throughout the rest of the summer.

New and old players are welcome. No experience necessary. Feel free to bring friends, classmates, or anyone you think might be interested.

Questions? email jpflynn@mit.edu

Sad news in our MITRFC community

Emile (pictured second from right), playing in a rare Friday night game under the lights

It is with heavy hearts we share the sad news that two members of the MITRFC community, Jake Kennedy and Emile Bruneau (pictured above, second from right), recently passed away. Both men were known for their vast contributions on and off the pitch.

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