Langholm Langholm Rugby Club has a proud history and continues to play a vital role in their community to this day. Rugby Club Magazine recently caught up with their Chairman Kenneth Pool to find out more about how they have been getting along lately. Involvement He told us, “I have been involved at Langholm RFC since 1976. Langholm RFC has been in existence since 1871, being the first club in Scotland outside the city schools clubs to be formed. We have always been a huge part of the community so it was quite natural to get involved as a player, committee man, president and now chairman.Read More →

Wellington Wellington RFC is a fine example of a well-run, community establishment that plays an important role in the local area. Rugby Club Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Bill Sherwin to find out more about the good work that they’ve been doing lately. He told us, “Being a local lad, my involvement with Wellington RFC is a long one, from Colt player (many moons ago!) to a senior playing career that included a term as club captain. Near the end of my playing career I became involved with coaching and coached 14/15/16 and Colts (U19 back then). Since those days I have served onRead More →

Pembroke Season 2017-18 will undoubtedly go down as the most successful one in Pembroke’s long history, because so many teams have reached national and local finals, the senior team won their National League campaign and played very well in the Pembrokeshire KO Cup final versus Aberystwyth. Since 1896, the wisdom and foresight of the club’s officers, who were responsible for the management and development of the club since the early days, has secured the future of rugby in the town for generations to come. The Club continues to be supported by a large, loyal membership and many very generous sponsors. The general committee has investedRead More →

Ryland Sharks Ryland Sharks RLFC has been enjoying some positive results of late and is building for a successful future. Rugby Club Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Sam Driscoll to find out more about how they have been getting along recently. Involvement He told us, “I first joined the club at under 8’s some 28 years ago and enjoyed a lot of success, winning the league, Warrington Cup and Lancashire Cup in the one season at under 18’s level. Due to serious injury in which I broke my leg and ankle in 27 places and wrist in 9 I was told I couldRead More →

Bradford on Avon Bradford on Avon RFC is a fine example of a grass roots club that is playing an important role in their local community. Rugby Club Magazine recently caught up with their Chairman Clive Roberts to find out more about the good work that they’ve been doing lately. About Us “He told us, “We are a grass roots club with over 300 children attending on Sundays; we run Junior teams for every age group from U6 up to U16 and then Colts (17, 18). We also run Girls teams at U13, U15 and U18. We run two senior sides playing on Saturdays. We haveRead More →

Whitstable Whitstable RFC enjoyed a season to remember last time around and is now working hard to make sure that they continue to be successful for many years to come. Rugby Club Magazine recently caught up with their Chairman Peter Hudson to gain an insight into their success. He told us, “I’ve been involved in the club for about 30 years, playing several positions from hooker, flanker and eventually prop (both tight and loose) before eventually captaining the side at the age of 50.” “I’ve been on the committee for many a year being social secretary, mini and junior liaison, club captain, mini and junior chairman andRead More →

Old Gravesendians The mood at Old Gravesendians is currently very positive and vibrant, where the club will look to build on the upward trend that has been developed in the past few seasons. With a recently introduced youth section, consolidation of the first team in Kent 1, the introduction of a number of new faces to the 2nd team and a Vets team collecting some silverware the club will be looking to continue this success in the 2018/19 season. Whilst the 1st team 2017/18 league position saw them finish in the lower half of the Kent 1 table, this doesn’t tell the whole story on an injuryRead More →