Chesapeake Women Ospreys

​Established in 1974, Chesapeake Women's Rugby Football Club (CWRFC) is the nation's oldest continuously operating women's rugby club. We proudly represent Baltimore City as the city's only women's rugby team. Our team goal is to be a competitive club while maintaining a friendly and social atmosphere for introducing women to the great sport of rugby!

We are always recruiting new members, and women are welcome to join at any point during the season. Never played? Don't sweat it! We'll teach you everything you need to know! If you are interested in playing, or are just interested in some more information about us, we can be reached at

Fall 2017 Game Schedule

Saturday September 9 vs. James River 11am

Saturday September 16 @ Doylestown

Saturday September 23 @ Severn River

Saturday September 30 vs. Furies 11am

Saturday October 14 @ Harrisburg

Saturday November 4 @ Norfolk

More events and complete schedule.

Line Out

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Team News and Updates

After winning the Division 3 MAC Rugby Women's championship game in April, Chesapeake has been promoted back to Division 2. The summer 7s season is in full swing as we prepare for our competitive fifteens season. Fall practices will start in August. Check out our Facebook page for the most up-to-date news and event information.

Player Information

Current players can find information about practices, dues, and CIPPing on our Player Information page. All players must have a current membership with USA rugby to be eligible to compete in matches.

If you are new to the area or new to the sport and looking to join our team email our rookie coordinator, Michele Troy, at


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About Our Team

Established in 1974, Chesapeake Women's Rugby (CWRFC) is the nation's oldest continuously operating women's rugby club. CWRFC competes in the Division II Mid-Atlantic Rugby Conference. We travel within the mid-Atlantic region for matches and tournaments. We play 15's in the Fall and Spring and 7's in the summer. Our team consists of playes with a wide range of experience levels from those completely new to the sport to those who have played more than 10 years.

Contact Us

Are you a local company or organization looking to sponsor a local team? Looking for contact info for our president, match secretary, etc.? Intrested in joining our team. Find all the info you need on our contact page.


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Our Sponsors






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