National League: Club Watch
With the Six Nations returning this weekend, our clubs are giving fans the chance to view some high-quality National League action as well as the big international fixtures on Saturday.
As well as this, there are also some exciting bits of news from across the three divisions so have a read of our latest ‘Club Watch.’
Bishop’s Stortford RFC
Bishop’s Stortford are inviting fans down to Silver Leys to watch the Six Nations that springs back into action. For what promises to be an exciting afternoon of rugby, everyone is welcome to see Wales host England on Saturday afternoon.
Come & join us at BSRFC to cheer on England this Saturday 23rd Feb!
It promises to be a great atmosphere to share with your colleagues/friends/family…please spread the word! ?#OneClub #SixNations pic.twitter.com/cOk5EIqF2L
— BSRFC (@BSRUGBY) February 20, 2019
Plymouth Albion RFC
Brickfields will play host to an international fixture on Wednesday 20th of March when the Royal Navy take on the Marine Nationale. With adult tickets at £5 and under 16s going for free, spectators will get to see the best of Britain’s and France’s Navy’s take each other on.
Monday night saw the start of Sale FC’s most recent collaboration with Sale Sharks. From now on, every Monday night there will be walking rugby for over 50s. Every session is free and runs from 6:30pm until 8pm.
30 minutes and counting!
Are you ready and set for some exercise and some fun at our Walking Rugby session.
Feel free to bring a friend
— Sale FC Rugby (@SaleFC) February 18, 2019
National 2 North
Chester are also inviting fans to Hare Lane on Saturday afternoon to watch the Six Nations. With England travelling to Cardiff and the French hosting Scotland, fans can reserve a spot to get first dibs on the curry buffet.
Huddersfield were quick to praise former age-grade player, Luther Burrell, on his recently announced move to the Warrington Wolves in rugby league.
?️ "Rugby League is in my blood."
? New signing @lutherburrell on his cross-code switch to the Wire ?
Full interview ? https://t.co/yNCtC2PpyU pic.twitter.com/seQcFJTRAR
— Warrington Wolves (@wolvesrl) February 20, 2019
Lightfoot Green will be the venue when Lancashire’s U20s take on the Yorkshire U20s in the Jason Leonard National County Under 20 Championship on Sunday. With plenty of National League talent in both sides, kick off is 2.15pm and this should be a classic Lancashire vs Yorkshire encounter.
National 2 South
Bury St Edmunds RUFC
There was some exciting news at Bury St Edmunds this week. Their number eight, Tui Ura, has signed for the Northampton Saints Academy for the 2019/20 season. The 21-year-old has had a very impressive season so far this term. A player to look out for.
✍? Another exciting prospect joins @SaintsRugbyAcad in 2019/20 – welcome to the barnstorming @Tuidrivaa #TuiIsIn
— Northampton Saints ? (@SaintsRugby) February 19, 2019
Canterbury will also have the Six Nations on this weekend. The Marine Travel Ground will be playing the Wales Vs England clash for the masses. The bar will be open and the event will be fun for all the family.
BUCS Super Rugby and the National Leagues will collide this weekend in the semi-final of the Somerset County Cup. Taunton are playing the University of Bath and admission for U16s is free and for adults only £5. After the game, fans are invited into the clubhouse to watch Wales vs England.
Big weekend of rugby ahead for Taunton RFC as we take on @UOBathRugby in the Somerset Cup SF at home on Saturday, followed by the Titans heading off on the road Sunday to take on @HenleyHawks #Titans #Warriors #SomersetCup #Nat2South #RugbyFest @SportSomerset @SomersetRFU pic.twitter.com/Frc95Htl41
— Taunton Rugby Club (@tauntonrfc) February 18, 2019