New England Intensity
LeagueIndependent Women's Football League
Team historyRhode Island Intensity (IWFL) (2004-2005)
New England Intensity (WPFL) (2006)
New England Intensity (IWFL) (2007-present)
StadiumJoseph P. Hanlon Field
Based inMedway, Massachusetts
Team colorsnavy, silver, white
OwnerTrica Donovan
Ben Brown
Head coachJohnny Johnson
Division titles1 (WPFL: 2006)

The New England Intensity was an American football team in the Independent Women's Football League based in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Home games were played at Joseph P. Hanlon Field on the campus of Medway High School in Medway.

For its first season, in 2003, the Intensity was known as the Rhode Island Riptide. Games were played at Pierce Field in East Providence, Rhode Island. The following two seasons the team was known as the Rhode Island Intensity. The team moved to Medway, going by the "New England" locale name, the Intensity played in the Women's Professional Football League before going back to the IWFL the following year.

The team appears to have folded after the 2013 season.[1][2]

Season-by-season Edit

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
Rhode Island Intensity (IWFL)
2004 3 4 0 X-Team --
2005 1 9 0 5th East Mid-Atlantic --
New England Intensity (WPFL)
2006 7 1 0 1st American East Lost American Conference Qualifier (So Cal)
New England Intensity (IWFL)
2007 3 5 0 3rd East North Atlantic --
2008 5 3 0 2nd Tier II North Atlantic Lost Tier II Semifinal (Clarksville)
2009 6 2 0 5th Tier II Lost Tier II Quarterfinal (Jersey)
2010 8 1 0 3rd II East Northeast --
2011 7 4 0 2nd East North Atlantic Won Tier II Quarterfinal (Baltimore)
Totals 40 29 0 (including playoffs)

Season schedulesEdit


Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 11 Holyoke Hurricanes Home Won 34-0
April 18 Central PA Vipers Away Won 21-14
May 2 Manchester Freedom Home Won 13-0
May 9 Manchester Freedom Away Won 20-8
May 16 Holyoke Hurricanes Away Won 53-0
May 30 New York Sharks Home Lost 0-44
June 6 Southern Maine Rebels Away Won 19-0
June 13 Boston Militia Home Lost 0-60
June 27 Jersey Justice (Tier II Quarterfinal) Home Lost 7-30


Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 3 Southern Maine Rebels Home Won 28-0
April 10 Manchester Freedom Home Won 25-6
April 24 Southern Maine Rebels Away won 23-7
May 1 Connecticut Crushers Home won 19-18
May 8 Manchester Freedom Away won 20-8
May 22 Erie Illusion Away won 28-8
May 29 Southern Maine Rebels Away won 56-7
June 5 Erie Illusion Away won 27-20


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