The Yorkshire 2 fixtures for 2019-20 sees Rishworthians opening with an away fixture at Wheatley Hills on 7th Sept and the opening home game is on 14th Sept against Yarnbury. Click below for the full list
Pre-season will start on Tuesday 2nd July at the club 7pm – 8:30pm.
Any new players wanting a challenge or a new start at a friendly, forward thinking and enthusiastic club please feel free to join us and take part.
If you make yourself known to any of the coaching team of Tom, Morley or Jon you will be made more than welcome.
Rishworthians are holding their Summer Camp on 5-7th August at Copley starting at 9am and finishes 4pm. The cost is £15 per person per day and there will be an early bird start and late pick up 8am-5pm at an additional cost of £5.
Rugby, footballand mixed sports over all three days
A packed lunch will be required
Prizes to be won
To book a place or seek more information e-mail email@example.com
When our car park is full please be considerate and respectful to our neighbours in the Village. If possible please avoid parking on Village streets and do not in any event block driveways. There is more parking space available towards the bridge and by the side of the pitch. Thank you.
Tuesday 2nd July
Colts and Senior pre-season training starts 7pm
Thursday 4th July
Colts and Senior pre-season training 7-8:30pm
Saturday 7th Sept
1stxv away at Wheatley Hills
Saturday 14th Sept
1stxv home to Yarnbury
Chris Stone presented the following awards to 1stxv players.
The Geoff Eastwood Trophy for player of the year went to Calum Heseltine and the players’ player trophy went to brother Dougie Heseltine. Teenage back row Ethan Pollard took the best mewcomer award and teenage second row James McHugh was the most improved player. The coaches’ award was won by another teenager Toby Muscat-Baron.
Jon Bake presented the following awards to development players.
Liam Phillips won the Development Team’s player of the year and shared the players' player of ther year with Greg Withers. The most improved player award went to Harry Soothill and Greg Withers also won the young player of the year. The Lewis Hilton Memorial Award was presented by Lewis’s father Morley to Danny Hilton.
The club are hosting a summer touch rugby event to run on Monday evenings 7-9pm starting from 6th May. The event is open to everyone so it would be great to see as many of you as possible at the club including all players and ex players, junior players 14 and over, junior coaches, junior parents and any non members are very welcome. In order to encourage the fairer sex to get invoved there must be at least one female in the team.
This should be loads of fun for players to keep their fitness up off season, or anyone else looking to improve their fitness or anyone who just wants to give rugby a go in a safe environment. Games are 7 a side and 10 minutes duration. There is an entrance fee of £15 per team
The clubhouse will be open so if you just want to come and watch the bar will open and Dave will be there to keep you refreshed.
The event is being run by Oli Marshall who has come through our mini/junior ranks to play open age rugby and is an RFU qualified coach. If you are interested come down and have a look or contact Oli by e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries
At Fridays Players Presentation evening Chris Stone announced he was standing down as Head coach due to family and work commitments and will continue in a player only role. The new coaching team will now consist of Jon Bake forwards coach, Tom Andrews backs coach and Morley Hilton assistant coach. Gary Morris is steppping down as Director of Rugby and Jon Bake will take on this role. On the playing front Fraser Swarbrooke anounced he was standing down as 1stxv captain and Calum Heseltine will be the new captain for the 2019-20 season.
The Development XV coaching team will be headed up by Kurt Sutcliffe as a player/coach and Richard Turner as a coach.
Looking for a juniors fixture or want to enter your team in the pool
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Any boys or girls interested in playing mini or junior rugby are welcome to come down to the club and have a go at playing rugby. Whether you have played before or new to the game we have experienced qualified coaches to develop your skills.
We are running teams from under 5s to under 18s and always looking for players to join our squads.
Just come down on a Sunday 10am - noon for some taster sessions or contact
Dave Butler on 01422 371672
or e-mail email@example.com.
We run a very successful micros section for 4 to 6 year olds and you are welcome to come down anytime during the season September to April. Take a look at the video clip of a typical training session, if you like what you see click on more information to join.
Congratulations to Ted Grogan who has been selected for the u15s Yorkshire County squad.
Ted scored twice playing at centre in Yorkshire’s 64 - 0 win over Staffordshire played at Wheatley Hills on Sunday.
Ted is also selected to play against Lancashire on 31st March at Morley RUFC followed by Cheshire on 14th April at Stockport RUFC.