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Esher Rugby remembers Peter Wigley

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It is with great sadness that the club announces the recent passing of Peter Wigley Peter was a Vice President of Esher Rugby Club and an outstanding volunteer who will be greatly missed. Every year in the summer he painted the stand almost single handed Our condolences and thoughts are with his family Funeral arr...
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Esher Rugby Club "Wimbledon Tennis" Summer Ball - Saturday 27th June

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Esher Rugby Ladies LEAP Day Lunch and Charity Match in aid of Princess Alice Hospice

Esher Rugby Ladies LEAP Day Lunch and Charity Match in aid of Princess Alice Hospice
Excitement is building for the Esher Rugby Ladies LEAP Day Lunch and Charity Match in aid of Princess Alice Hospice on Saturday 29th February 2020 and now is your chance to order a personalised match day shirt with all profits going to Princess Alice Hospice, details in the flyer above. There are still a few places left at the pre-match lunch ...
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Walking off the Christmas excesses

Walking off the Christmas excesses
Last Friday (27 th December) the Esher Walking Rugby Group invited family and friends to join them to help walk off the excesses of Christmas week. Eight regulars welcomed five guests to a relaxed and fun session, and after some passing / catching practice and a warm-up, everyone enjoyed six 10-minute playing sessions. Not only were calories shed b...
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Esher Rugby remembers Tony Gibbons

Esher Rugby remembers Tony Gibbons
Tony Gibbons joined Esher Rugby in 1956. He played hooker for Esher 1st XV and he was a Vice President of Esher. Tony passed away on the 29th December after a bout of flu. He can be seen above with his son Nigel standing behind him at the Xmas lunch on 14th December. His funeral will be held on Friday 10th January at 3.45pm at the Guildford Cremato...
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Esher 1st XV v Barnes - Game Postponed however Christmas Lunch is still on!

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Further to a pitch inspection by the RFU we announce that the match this afternoon has been postponed however, the Christmas Lunch is still on! 
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Esher Walking Rugby Group raise money for the Movember charity

Esher Walking Rugby Group raise money for the Movember charity
​ During the month of November the Esher Walking Rugby Group sponsored the Movember charity for men's health. Their target was for £25.00 to be raised from a £2.00 per moustache minimum entry fee for a "best moustache" competition. The prize was 6 bottles of Desperado beers for best "tache" or "Mo". On their last playing session on 29th November th...
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Esher Rugby's Walking Rugby Xmas lunch

Esher Rugby's Walking Rugby Xmas lunch
​On Friday 13th December our fabulous Walking Rugby crew gathered after training for their annual Xmas Lunch in the clubhouse. Cooked and served by Linda and her team they had a thoroughly enjoyable feast and with Matt behind the bar they managed one or two rehydrating beverages. If you want to join them on a Friday 10.00 a.m.-12.00 p.m. for a litt...
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Esher Rugby remembers Charlie Bale

Esher Rugby remembers Charlie Bale
CHARLIE BALE 1944-2019 Charlie joined Esher Rugby Club as a school boy in the early sixties and played in the Christmas school holidays. He played for Esher First XV in the mid sixties and went on to play for The London Hospital, United Hospitals, Harlequins, The Army, Combined Services and Surrey. He finished his rugby career playin...
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Linda 5 Stars after unannounced visit

Linda 5 Stars after unannounced visit
​After an unannounced visit from the local authority during the middle of Saturday Pre-Match lunch service the Esher Kitchen and BBQ were given the highest possible rating for Health and Hygiene as set by the Food Standards Authority. Many congratulations to Linda and her team for all their hard work and the outstanding result. Our 5 star rating ha...
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A fitting Tribute to Sam 'Potts' Potter

A fitting Tribute to Sam 'Potts' Potter
Many of you will have donated to the Sam Potts fund and the bench has now been installed outside the club shop. It is a very fitting and substantial tribute to Sam and will no doubt be very well used. Whether this is to sit and contemplate or sit and drink a pint from the Esher bar 'A true gentleman, leader and inspiration to all' The remaining fun...
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Ideas for Christmas presents or stocking fillers

Ideas for Christmas presents or stocking fillers
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Esher Rugby remembers Colin Jarman

Esher Rugby remembers Colin Jarman
Colin Jarman 1937-2019 Colin joined Esher in 1964, he ended his playing career with The Expendables and was a great supporter of the club Our sincere condolences go to Julie and the family There will be a cremation later in the month for close family only.  On Friday 13 th December at 11.30 a.m.  Julie and the family will have a Serv...
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Join in the fun with the Esher Minis! All new players aged 3-10 welcome. Sundays from 9.30 a.m.

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Highlights from the biggest weekend at Esher Rugby .... Fireworks on the Friday followed by Saturday's RWC Final and Esher 1st XV v Taunton

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Lunch with Wayne Barnes at The Ivy Cobham - Wednesday 6th November - A fantastic time was had by all

Lunch with Wayne Barnes at The Ivy Cobham - Wednesday 6th November - A fantastic time was had by all
Photo credit Paul Robigo  An Exclusive opportunity to hear first hand from Wayne Barnes post the Wold Cup. Wayne is a very entertaining and insightful speaker A unique opportunity in a unique venue – they don't do corporate events! All details above Book early to avoid disappointment  
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Friday 1st November - Live music 8.30 p.m. in bar after fireworks display

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 Friday 1st November - Live music 8.30 p.m. in bar after fireworks display   Download PDF File Here
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Christmas "Four Club Golf Challenge" - 21st December 2019

Christmas "Four Club Golf Challenge" - 21st December 2019
It's the club's Christmas Lunch on Saturday 21 st December and we'll be having "The Four Club Challenge" in the morning at Hersham Village Golf Club (4 clubs only!) We have reserved 30 places but can ask for more if the demand is there, but I will need to know soon …. There is the normal magnificent array of prizes for 1 st , 2 nd and most use of t...
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'50' Year Ties presented by Ross Howard, President at 47th Non-players Lunch on 19th October

'50' Year Ties presented by Ross Howard, President at 47th Non-players Lunch on 19th October
Ross Howard, President presents Jeremy Dance, Deputy President of Esher Rugby, Chris Newport, Vice President of Esher Rugby and Barry Goulding with their '50 year ties' each of whom joined the Club in 1969 
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Members Bar Discount Cards

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Members can have their photos taken & collect their Bar Discount Card during office hours and Fridays 5.00-7.30pm  
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