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6 Nations week 3 LIVE on the BIG SCREEN

6 Nations week 3 LIVE on the BIG SCREEN

Taunton v Esher 1st XV - CANCELLED

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With safety in mind and with Amber weather warnings expected a call has been made to postpone the match away at Taunton today

Peter Wigley - Thursday 20th February arrangements

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Peter's family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks for all of the kind words and messages, and to everyone who helped to make Esher Rugby Club such a special place for him. The funeral will be held at 11.30 on Thursday 20th February at St Mary's Church, Walton on Thames followed by a celebration of Peter's life back at the Club from 1pm. Al...
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Esher recruiting for Catering Manager

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Esher Rugby is now recruiting for a Catering Manager to take over from our very own Linda for an initial/minimum 6 month contract. Catering experience is required with or working towards Level 3 food hygiene as part of a dynamic and friendly team focused on delivery and results - Proactive management of catering team. Responsible for recruiting, su...
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Esher Rugby says farewell to Paul Robinson

Esher Rugby says farewell to Paul Robinson
​Paul Robinson (top centre) who played prop for Esher in the 1980's in the Under 21s and then Esher 1st XV passed away on the 11th January after a 6 month fight against cancer. Paul 57 was based near Sydney Australia and leaves behind his wife Jan, two sons Matthew and Michael as well as two granddaughters. His funeral was on the 20th January. Paul...
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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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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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New Year's Eve family friendly party at Esher Rugby

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See in 2020! Join us for our annual party on New Year's Eve family friendly event at Esher Rugby. Kids included so no need to get a babysitter and the bar is open until late. Entertainment for all. Includes Food. Tickets limited. Tickets to be shown on the door. Tickets will be scanned to avoid duplication We sold out very quickly last year so book...
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ESHER RUGBY PRE-MATCH LUNCHES 2019-2020 Season, note rescheduled fixture on 22nd February

ESHER RUGBY PRE-MATCH LUNCHES 2019-2020 Season, note rescheduled fixture on 22nd February
Whatever the lunch theme ALL are welcome to soak up the pre-match atmosphere, enjoy a drink or two in the bar before heading to the Downey Suite for a hearty 3 course lunch where you can join in the traditional pre-match banter ...... prices start from £20 per head and unless otherwise stated lunch commences at 1.00 p.m. TO BOOK please call Emma on...
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Walking off the Christmas excesses

Walking off the Christmas excesses
Last Friday (27th 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 by...
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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 the...
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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 21st 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 1st, 2nd and most use of the c...
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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! 

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

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 13th December at 11.30 a.m. Julie and the family will have a Servic...
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