Kings Cross Steelers WORLD’S FIRST GAY MENS RUGBY CLUB EMERGES UNDEFEATED FROM 2017-2018 LEAGUE SEASON The Kings Cross Steelers Rugby Football Club, the world’s first gay rugby union team, capped off its most successful regular league season to finish top of the Essex Canterbury Jack league table, earning a promotion to the London Essex 3 for the 2017-2018 season – the highest league level played of any gay and inclusive rugby team in the U.K. Alex Smith, Kings Cross Steelers Club Chairman, said: “The Kings Cross Steelers continues to go from strength to strength. Promotion this season has been a great achievement and is testimonyRead More →

Upper Eden Upper Eden RUFC is a fine example of well-run, community rugby club that plays an important role in the local area. Rugby Club Magazine recently caught up with Chairman Ivor Allonby to find out more about the good work they’ve been doing lately. He told us, “I played rugby at U15 county level and also football. I decided to follow football until I was 38 years old. Then at 40 I decided to go rugby training with one of the coaches who lived in my village. I then was asked to play for the 2nds which I did and carried on until I wasRead More →

Hawick Quins Hawick Quins RFC enjoyed the most successful season in their history last time around and has been working hard to make sure that they are well prepared for the new campaign. Rugby Club Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Craig Richardson to find out more. Involvement He told us, “I have been involved with Hawick Quins now for eleven years and was first involved when I was eighteen years old, moving up from U18s rugby. I was pulled into the then current Quins Presidents office in our local pub ‘Jock Reids’ and was quizzed about where I was moving on to play seniorRead More →

Abercwmboi Abercwmboi RFC is a fine example of a club that has been achieving success both on and off the field in recent times. Rugby Club Magazine recently caught up with their Secretary Geraint Thomas to find out more about the good work they’ve been doing lately.   Involvement   He told us, “I first became involved with Abercwmboi RFC in 1983 after playing against them for another local club and seeing how much they enjoyed playing and the social side after the match. I played for the club for three seasons, until work took me away from the area. However, I always popped into theRead More →

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 →