The 2016-17 Division 2 season is fast approaching, with full squad training kicking off on Tuesday, August 16th, at Quinn Field in Deering Oaks.
Portland Rugby Club
The heart of Maine rugby
Without motivation there is no sacrifice,
without sacrifice there is no discipline and without discipline,
there is no success.
Lifetime friendship, born from a common goal.
Welcome to Portland Rugby Club
Founded in 1969, Portland Rugby Club is Maine's premier rugby club.The club's long history makes it one of the supporting pillars of New England Rugby, routinely fielding two men's sides and one women's side each weekend, encompassing players of all ages and levels of experience.
A dominant force in Division 2. Come join our young and ambitious team.
PWRFC is a Division II team made up of women in the greater Portland area. Learn More.
Developing the next generation of Portland rugby stars. Learn more.
Want to try Rookie Rugby at your school or rec program? Get in touch.
For the past 45 years
we've been growing character.
One team. One club. One family. When you pull on the Portland jersey you become part of something special. Friendships formed on the rugby field last a lifetime.
Maine's premier rugby club.
Portland men's team is consistently challenging at the top of NERFU Division 2 while the women's teams also competes in Women's Division 2. Both teams have their primary league season during the Fall, and enjoy competitive "friendly" fixtures with teams from all leagues throughout the rest of the year. We welcome new players anytime, allowing novices to pick up the game and learn at their own pace. More experienced players should easily fit in with our well-seasoned squad. If you're brand new to the game, here's a few thoughts on how to make a start.
PRFC since 2001. President since 2012. NorCal native with rugby roots in Redwood H.S. and Humboldt State. Now gone completely native.
Tom LoveringHead Coach
PRFC since 1994. Head Coach since 2010. Welsh or English or something. USAR 300 Certified.
Nick MarchantClub Captain
PRFC since 2010. Currently in his fifth year with the club, Nick is our new captain for the 2015-16 season.
Brian BoytClub Secretary
PRFC since 2011. Eats, sleeps and drinks PRFC. Well, mostly just drinks. Contact Brian for fixtures.
PRFC since 2012. Holder of the purse strings and director of wealth management for the club. Usually injured.
Matt WinchAssistant Coach
PRFC since 1995. Played almost every position during his playing career, now sharing his wisdom with the current crop. Also S&C consulting for those that will listen.