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Yorkshire 2 fixtures 2019-20

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

Full Yorkshire 2 fixture list

Pre-season training starts 2nd July

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.

Summer Sports Camp 5-7th August

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 orrufcsportscamps@gmail.com

Upcoming Events

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

Players awards evening

Players awards 2019

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.

View Photos by Jade

New coaching team 2019-20

Player awards evening 2019
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.

Junior Fixture Pool

Looking for a juniors fixture or want to enter your team in the pool
Click here to enter junior pool

Mini/Junior rugby 2018-19
New Players welcome

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 davebutler@orrufc.co.uk.

Looking for a sporting activity for your 4-6 year old?

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.
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Ted Grogan

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.

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The Clubhouse, Copley
Halifax West Yorkshire
Telephone  01422 353919
e-mail  rugby@orrufc.co.uk
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