National League: Club Watch
The final edition of ‘Club Watch’ for September has arrived so let’s check out what some of our clubs have been up to over the course of the last week.
Birmingham Moseley have started advertising for their half-term rugby camps. Taking place over three dates, individual days will cost £25 each and all three days will cost £60.
Places available on our @MoseleyRugbyFC October half term rugby camp!
✅ children having fun and making new friendships ?
✅ Being active with plenty of fun?♂️
✅ Being coached by professional coaches and players ?? pic.twitter.com/SfVMtE6Kbp
— B'Moseley Community (@MoseleyRugbyCD) September 24, 2018
Participants will be taught key skills by the club’s first team, as well as the professional rugby coaches that the club employ.
Esher have organised an afternoon with Ben Ryan, the former Fiji Sevens head coach. Hosted by the BBC’s John Inverdale, the event will take place at French restaurant, Le Petit Nantais and those that go to the event will get a three-course lunch and the chance to bend the ear of a sevens legend.
Rotherham Titans are hosting their Macmillan Coffee morning this coming Friday to raise funds for the charity on their national day of fundraising. There will be lots of cake on offer, with any leftovers being sold at the next day’s game at Clifton Lane when they host Sale FC.
Don’t forget we have our #MacmillanCoffeeMorning this Friday. Lots of cakes and good things to eat.
Any left over goodies will be available at the match on Saturday v @SaleFC for a donation. Bring lots of change please! pic.twitter.com/arRK6UWEWC
— Rotherham Titans (@RotherhamRugby) September 25, 2018
National Two North
Fylde will be giving away free beer as part of a new partnership that has been agreed with Carlsberg. Members present after the 1st XVs training session on Thursday night will be the beneficiaries of free pints and some bacon and sausage sandwiches. Those present will also get to chat with members of the 1st and 2nd teams ahead of their weekends’ fixtures.
Hinckley Rugby Club
Hinckley Rugby Club will play host to Thomas ‘Hitman’ Hearns. The Hall of Famer will be coming to Leicester for the first time for the event that will be hosted by former boxer and pundit, Johnny Nelson.
Roll up, roll up, it’s showtime!! An evening with the Hitman. For those that know, know it’s not to be missed. A world boxing legend at Hinckley Rugby Club on Thursday 1st November. Book your tickets now. Box Office!! https://t.co/jf6i9XcqLW
— Hinckley_Rugby (@Hinckley_Rugby) September 22, 2018
Any fans that attend a Wharfedale home fixture with a Wharfedale Mini of Junior will get half price admission for a 1st XV match. The only stipulation is that the Mini or Junior must be wearing some form of Wharfedale stash. This could be a shirt, shorts, training top or even a bobble hat.
National Two South
Barnes Rugby Club
Barnes will be hosting a Ladies Lunch ahead of their home clash against Guernsey on Saturday. Losing out to Bury St Edmunds last time out, the Ladies Lunch will take place at the newly renovated clubhouse that Club Watch highlighted several weeks ago.
Clifton Rugby Club
Eddie Jones has brought England to Clifton this week for their training camp. Although the squad is without the likes of Danny Cipriani, Sam Simmonds and Manu Tuilagi, there were plenty of international stars on Clifton’s training paddock.
Nice to see England rugby enjoying their second training day after being at the College at Clifton RFC @cliftonrugby pic.twitter.com/UGgxwIoC9X
— CliftonCollege Sport (@ccolsport) September 25, 2018
London Irish Wild Geese
The Wild Geese had five of their players selected for London Irish’s Premiership Shield clash against the reigning champions Northampton Wanderers. It was actually the Exiles who came out on top in the end, winning 26-29 at Franklins Gardens.
Wow! 5 Geese players called up to the London Irish team for tonight's clash against Northampton. Congratulations Ben Atkins, George Frampton, Brandon Baker, Sam Collingridge & Caolan Englefield! #COYI #wildgeese #honk
— London Irish Wild Geese (@GeeseRugby) September 24, 2018
Huge congratulations to; Ben Atkins, George Frampton, Brandon Baker, Sam Collingridge and Caolan Englefield who were the Wild Geese players involved.