Portland experienced both the highs and the lows in their first season back in Division 1, coming away with a 2-2 record in league play.
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.
Newly promoted to Division 1 and looking to make an impact. Come join our young and ambitious team.
PWRFC is made up of women of all ages and skill level in the greater Portland area. Learn more.
Developing the next generation of Portland rugby stars.
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 newly promoted to NERFU Division 1 while the women's teams currently competes in 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.
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.
Colin TalbotTeam Captain
PRFC since 2008. Captain since 2012. Rugged scrum half raised through the PRFC system, with a detour through Northeastern.
Nick MarchantVice Captain
PRFC since 2010. Relative newcomer to the game, but growing in leaps and bounds. Using his wrestling pedigree to great effect.
Ben BrennanClub Secretary
PRFC since 2012. UMO to PRFC. For fixtures, he's your man. Seen here wondering if he remembered to book the refs.
PRFC since 2012. A man with hidden depths who once had a recording contract. Now he just records your debts. Pay up, or he will hunt you down.
Tobin PikerAssistant Coach
PRFC since 2009. Pennsylvania transplant now enjoying the way life should be. Nurturing new talent off the field, but still won't quit playing.
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.