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Upcoming fixtures & 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 parking space available towards the bridge and by the side of the pitch. Thank you.

Saturday 22nd April
Rishworthians 1stxv home to Wath upon Dearne KO 3pm Yorks 2
Rishworthians Dev away to Heath 2s KO 3pm
WAW Merit Play off Final at lkley
Rishworthians R2R home to Cleckheaton Vets KO 3pm

Sunday 23rd April
Rishworthians colts CANCELLED
Rishworthians u15s Yorkshire Cup Final v Bradfod Salem
Rishworthians u13s home to Cleckheaton KO 11am

Sam Nunn selected for North of England squad
Sam Nunn

Congratulations to Sam Nunn Old Rishworthians’ teenage centre on his selection for the North of England under-18 squad.

He has established himself as a regular in Rishworthians team this season and has already scored 11 tries for the club despite having missed several games due to call-ups to the Yorkshire under-18 squad and has already scored three tries in three games for the county.

Sam becomes only the second player from the club to be selected for a North of England squad. Edward Cockroft, Rishworthians’ current scrum half, was selected in 2006 – 07 but did not get to play because of injury. Sam will have a training session with the squad on January 29, before an initial game against a team drawn from the academies of Sale Sharks, Yorkshire Carnegie and Newcastle Falcons, before the away match against the Midlands.

It’s a major achievement for Sam, who started playing rugby at the age of 12 at Crossley Heath School before joining Rishworthians’ junior set-up. Rishworthians have had a number of players selected for county squads over the years at various levels. Sam played for Yorkshire at under-16 level before being elevated to the under 18 squad last season.

Next Fixtures and Latest Results

Next weekends mini, Junior and senior fixtures and latest results
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u15s Yorkshire Cup Final
Bradford Salem 17 - 22 Rishworthians

Congratulations to Rishworthians u15s who beat Bradford Salem in a tight game at Dinnington. Its the first time the club has had a junior team win the Yorkshire Cup having won the Bowl and Plate competitions in previous seasons.
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Rishworthians 43 - 8 Wath upon Dearne

Rishworthians finished the season in style as they pulled away from Wath in the second half after a stop start first half........

2016-17 fixtures/results
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Players Dinner

One of the best attended players dinner took place at the club on Maundy Thursday with 120 members and guests sitting down to a 4 course dinner. MC Billy Weadon was in charge of proceedings to introduce guest speaker International referee Wayne Barnes and club raconteur Fred Dawson.
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Colts lift Yorkshire colts 7s Plate

Congtratulations to the u17/18s who wrapped up their season in style winning the Yorkshire colts 7's plate competition at Hull Ionians. It was the frst time they had played together as a 7s squad winning 4 games and losing 1. The u17/18s colts has now disbanded and the u18s are playing open age rugby. The u17s have merged with the u16s and will play a few more games during April as an u16/7s squad. This squad will become our u17/18s colts team for next season.
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Tim Shields selected for England 45s touch rugby squad

Tim Shields
U12s coach Tim Shields has been selected for the 2017 England Mens 45s Touch rugby Squad Following a successful Masters touch rugby tournament in London in late 2016 and a series of trials held across the country.

Junior Fixture Pool

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Mini/Junior players wanted

The Mini/Junior rugby season has now started. 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 any of the coaches by clicking on the quick team links below.
You can also register your interest by completing the on-line form and we will get in touch with you.
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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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Halifax West Yorkshire
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