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All ready to re-open

With the government now allowing bars to reopen, we are pleased to announce that Rishies bar will open its doors at 12 o’clock this Saturday, July 4th. ***Please be aware that due to current restrictions the Club is open to members only*** for the time being.

We will be open Friday teatime (Friday Club),Saturday and Sunday afternoons. The coronavirus is still out there, so we have had to impose numerous restrictions to ensure that members are able to come to the club and be in a safe environment.

You will be required to sign in on arrival, this is a government requirement for the track and trace system.
There will be a one way system in operation, with entry through the back door next to the bar and exit through the front door and safe distance markers be on the floor
If possible please pay for drinks by card but we will also take your cash! Also, no propping up the bar. We will operate a pay at one end of the bar and collect drinks at the other end.
We will have 4 stations around the club with hand sanitiser, wipes and anti bacterial spray. Please use them as you require. There are also Covid advice posters, distance reminders etc all over the clubhouse.
Ladies will use the ladies toilets and the disabled toilet. Men will use the normal gents and the toilets in the changing rooms. Paper towels are in the toilets as well as the usual hand blowers.
Inside the club, tables and chairs will be positioned with distancing guidelines in mind. At the moment the weather doesn’t look that promising, so outside socialising may be a bit damp. The club is limited to 30 members at any time, so don’t all appear at Noon.
Please be patient. This is something different for all of us.
On a brighter note, we have a fully stocked cellar and all beers are available.

Return to Play roadmap

Information created by England Rugby will be displayed on this link to the Yorkshire RFU website to help us all have a safe return to play.
You'll see this section develop over the coming weeks as we move through the different stages of the Community Game Return to Rugby Roadmap.
We're currently at stage B.
Return to play roadmap

Risk Assessment

Rugby Clubs must risk assess all return to rugby activity properly and ensure that safe and adequate distancing between groups is strictly observed and adhere to the government advice:
We have produced our risk assessment as per RFU guidelines to cover
return to training
return to match play
Re-Opening of the Club
Clubhouse Private Hire and Functions

Click here to download the document

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Sponsorship 2020-21

Senior Player Sponsorship now available. For further details please contact Sarah Bake via the contact page on the Pitchero link below. Click here

New shirt sponsor 2020-21

We are pleased to announce Mardec will be our new shirt sponsor this season for the 1stxv, development xv, colts xv and an away kit.

We thank Mark Witchell for his generous support. Mardec Drywall Systems Ltd

Princes Exchange
Princes Square
Leeds LS1 4HY
T 0113 280 5930
M 0793 554 8291

Pre season Training starts at Rish

Senior Pre-Season training, with temporary restrictions in place, officially starts on Tuesday 7th July at Hollas Lane 7-8pm .

If you are interested in being a senior player at our Club then please turn up on either Tuesdays or Thursdays 7-8pm and make yourselves know to either Tom, Jon or Morley on our coaching team.

Mini/Junior rugby 2020-21
New Players welcome

At present we do not have a date when rugby can start up again but as soon as the RFU give us the green light we will be in touch with everyone with a start date for mini and junior rugby. Any boys or girls interested in playing mini or junior rugby will be 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 will be 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 also run a very successful micros section for 4 to 6 year olds and you will be welcome to come down anytime during the season hopefully from 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
Telephone  01422 353919
e-mail  rugby@orrufc.co.uk
Colours Maroon, White, Black
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