Vipers again fail to find answers for Blues in Norfolk

In recent years the matchup with Norfolk has become somewhat of a house of horrors for Raleigh. The Vipers didn’t wake up from the nightmare Saturday in Norfolk, dropping a 50-30 decision made as close only by two late tries by Stephen Johnson and Gareth Jones that netted the Vipers a bonus point. The Vipers have beaten or at least …

The XV plenty as Venom open with sound win in DC

The Raleigh Venom traveled to face DC Furies II with 15 players. It somehow turned out to be both barely sufficient and more than enough in their league opener. With no subs, the Venom built a quick lead and coasted to a 39-7 victory in a rainy game with plenty of hits to open with a road win. The Furies …

Vipers fall in defensive struggle with Potomac Exiles

After two disappointing tight home losses, the Raleigh Vipers ventured north to Washington, DC, where results did not improve even if the effort did. Injuries from the prior game and work conflicts limited the traveling squad to 18 players, a shorthanded team sent to battle one merged from two clubs including a perennial playoff team. The Vipers lost 17-0 to …

Youth Rugby at Raleigh RailHawks Soccer Half Time

Vipers, Venom and Rattlesnakes! Saturday September 13th at 7:30pm the Raleigh RailHawks Soccer team will be playing at the Wake Med Soccer Park to take on the San Antonio Scorpions. At halftime there will be a youth rugby demonstration from local area teams such as North Raleigh, Cary and Raleigh. Wear any RRFC gear and or a jersey that you …

RRFC town hall meetings

Hi folks, just a reminder to vote for the Board of Directors if you have not done so already, and also come out this Thursday to the Hibernian on Glenwood at 8:30 to talk about the future of the club as we embark on finding our new home.

New 15s season to start August 5, 2014

To all Players and Supporters of the Raleigh Rugby Club As we go through the summer playing 7s, just training or letting your self go with beer and pizza, all need to be prepared for the start of a new season. We will be having fitness training session again this summer in July. I will let you know of the …

Rugby is Kicking In Again

Rattlesnakes, Coaches and Parents and all rugby lovers, Just when you thought Rugby season was over, guess what, we have some great events coming up. 1) May 22nd (Thursday) Team pictures at 6pm for U19 and U16 teams. Rattle Battle ensues immediately afterwards. 2) June 1st (Saturday) The RRFC Golf Tournament at Hedingham – GET YOUR FOURSOME TOGETHER NOW! 3) …

U19 & U16 Thursday May 22nd for Team Pictures and Rattle Battle

UPDATE: Additional Note, It would be great to see ALL of the Rattlesnakes that participated at some point this season present for pictures and also taking part in the Rattle Battle. This is FUN match between all of the Rattlesnakes, perhaps a few alumni and some coaches, so you get the picture. Calling ALL Rattlesnakes that took part this season …

Summer 7’s

Hi folks, we have made a change to the summer dues for 7’s play. Any player who has paid their dues for the 15’s season does not need to pay an additional $100 in dues for the 7’s season. Any player that did not play for Raleigh for the 15’s season will be required to pay $100 in dues for …

Upcoming RRFC Events

UPDATE: Have you gotten your foursome together for the Raleigh Rugby Football Club Golf Tournament on Sunday June 1st? Original Viper and legendary Old Boy Bubbie Skea has! Don’t have 4 players? We can match you up with others to form teams. Come out and enjoy a day in the sun where nobody is trying to tackle you! Also upcoming …