Vipers break through with late try against Schuylkill

Since the start of last fall, the Raleigh Vipers have suffered four crushing home defeats in the final minutes. The team did not let Saturday become a fifth. Vipers winger Steve Johnson capped a multi-phase team effort on the winning try in the 77th minute and the Vipers held on for a 17-15 win over Schuylkill River, but only after …

No Mercy: Venom obliterate Frederick 95-0

After a solid win against a Norfolk team it hadn’t beaten in years, the Raleigh Venom decimated another league foe and appears to be the class of its league after a 95-0 win over Frederick (Md.). Frederick just moved up from DIII this season, and Raleigh welcomed their new guests rudely, although it took time to hit full steam. Coaches …

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 …