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RFU CEO Bill Sweeney talks passionately about the National Leagues

RFU CEO Bill Sweeney talks passionately about the National Leagues
Click on the link to listen to the interview  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2t-b-jflFQ

Esher Rugby is delighted to announce a new partnership with London Scottish from Sept 2021

Esher Rugby is delighted to announce a new partnership with London Scottish from Sept 2021
Esher Rugby is delighted to announce that it has reached an agreement in principle for Championship club London Scottish to play their first XV matches at Molesey Road from September 2021. The plan is for the arrangement to last for two seasons, with an option to continue for a further two. London Scottish have ground-shared with Richmond for more ...
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New NCA Chairman John Inverdale: We want to broaden the appeal of the National Leagues

New NCA Chairman John Inverdale: We want to broaden the appeal of the National Leagues
John talks to the Rugby paper

Hugely successful Esher Rugby CafeBar reopens Sat 4th July 12.00 p.m.

Hugely successful Esher Rugby CafeBar reopens Sat 4th July 12.00 p.m.
We are delighted to announce the reopening of our CafeBar on Sat 4th July and Sun 5th July. We will publish more details in the next few days. We would love to see you there enjoying the new freedom announced by the government today 23rd June 

Esher Rugby Quarantine Cafebar Closed until further notice - 4th July TBC

Esher Rugby Quarantine Cafebar Closed until further notice - 4th July TBC
Following a hugely successful trial last Saturday where over 240 people enjoyed responsible socially distanced food and beverages on the grass areas around the 1st XV pitch we have been advised by Elmbridge Council that we should shut the operation for the next couple of weeks. We are hugely disappointed for our members but also to miss the op...
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Esher Rugby Quarantine Takeaway CafeBar closed until further notice

Esher Rugby Quarantine Takeaway CafeBar closed until further notice
 Following approval from Elmbridge Council we are delighted  and excited to be opening the Esher Rugby Quarantine Takeaway CaféBar from Saturday 13th June This Saturday we will be open from 2.00 p.m. until 8.00 p.m. serving BBQ food and drinks including a selection of beers and wines etc. All food and beverages can be consumed in the...
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Access, including Rugby training, to Esher Rugby from 4th June

Access, including Rugby training, to Esher Rugby from 4th June
 Update 3rd June. All guidance is subject to change at short notice The Esher Rugby office is now open on a regular basis Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9.00 a.m.-4.30 p.m. All visitors to the site including staff, players, coaches & volunteers are responsible for ensuring they do not attend if they feel they have COVID symptoms Esher members m...
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Summer Update: 3rd June

Summer Update: 3rd June
As you will be aware we have been working to ensure that the club is in shape for next season and despite furloughing most of the staff we have made good progress. Fundraising has been hugely successful so far with contributions from many and for that we are hugely grateful – it shows how many people care about our club. Volunteers We are now in a ...
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Esher Rugby Lockdown Charity Family Sports Quiz Thursday 21st May 7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.- The Results

Esher Rugby Lockdown Charity Family Sports Quiz Thursday 21st May 7.00 p.m.-8.00 p.m.- The Results
22nd May We had a fantastic turnout last night for the Esher Rugby Charity Quarantine Sports Quiz with 9 teams participating and approximately 50 players both young and old and from a broad spectrum of the club: Minis and Juniors, Past players, General Committee members, 1st XV and  more Congratulations go to the U12 Coaches who romped to vict...
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Winterbottom names Esher captains for new campaign

Winterbottom names Esher captains for new campaign
By MARK BENGOECHEA PETER WINTERBOTTOM has revealed the captains he hopes will help forge closer ties between Esher's three senior sides and drive the club to success in National Two South next season. The Eees Director of Rugby has named Harrison Collins as first-team skipper while Fraser Wem and Gaz Lewis will lead the Cardinals and Abbots, respec...
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Winterbottom strengthens Esher squad with focus on top three sides

Winterbottom strengthens Esher squad with focus on top three sides
 WINTERBOTTOM STRENGTHENS ESHER SQUAD WITH FIVE SIGNINGS By MARK BENGOECHEA PETER WINTERBOTTOM has started strengthening his Esher squad in a bid to turn them into National League Two South title contenders next season. The Eees Director of Rugby has so far made five new signings to add to a squad that finished eighth in the curtailed season. ...
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You Shop, They Give to Esher: Feel good as you do your online shopping at no cost to you

You Shop, They Give to Esher: Feel good as you do your online shopping at no cost to you
​Esher Rugby is finding new ways of raising funds to support the club in the current environment but for this one at no cost to you! If you shop online, you can raise FREE donations for Esher Rugby. Over 4,000 shops and sites will donate to us when you use #easyfundraising to shop with them! Please sign up and support us:  use this f...
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Invers in the press last week - in case you missed it!

Invers in the press last week - in case you missed it!
​Courtesy of The Rugby Paper

Message to Esher members from Ross Howard and Bob Stratton

Message to Esher members from Ross Howard and Bob Stratton
 Dear member, As everyone will have read, the Rugby Season for nearly all levels of Rugby Union is over for the 2019/20 Season with Covid 19 causing significant changes to all our daily lives and seriously hitting all sport in the country. As we all self isolate in different ways, the country is united on tackling the virus and trying to event...
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RFU suspends all Rugby

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LATEST UPDATE (16TH MARCH): RFU SUSPENDS ALL RUGBY Following government advice, the RFU have suspended all rugby activity in England, at both professional and community level, including club training, league and cup matches plus rugby education courses from 17 March until 14 April subject to continued review. The decision has been taken following g...
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Match Report: Esher u13s v Reigate

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​Match Report – Esher U13s v Reigate Esher 7 Farnham 2 Waterfall Cup Sunday 15th March 2020 A dominant home performance puts Esher in pole position for Cup Final. A switch of fixture meant an early kick-off as we hosted Reigate before all the other matches at Molesey Road on Sunday. Although we were allowed to play on the 1st XV pitch. It was a cag...
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Match Report - Esher u13s v Farnham

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​Match Report – Esher U13s v Farnham Esher 6 Farnham 7 Waterfall Cup Sunday 1st March 2020 A disrupted start but a cracking competition. The teams arrived to discover that the Minis Festival was overrunning by an hour, this required a hastily agreed switch to The Expendables pitch. Esher got off to a flying start with Antonio powering through to sc...
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Match Report: Esher u13 v London Welsh

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Esher 4 London Welsh 5 Friendly Sunday 23rd February 2020 A game of four quarters played out in strong winds saw the visitors edge a win. After an initial period of the two sides sizing each other up, Esher opened the scoring with a great individual try from Jack, evading several tackles in his own half and sprinting up the right wing to score. A r...
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Match Report - Battersea Ironsides v Esher u13s

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Match Report – Battersea Ironsides v Esher U13s Ironsides 0 Esher 6 Waterfall Cup Round 2 Sunday 2nd February 2020 Esher continue their great form in the Waterfall Cup with a second successive 6-0 win within regulation time. A blistering start by Esher was an indicator of things to come as the E's brought their 'A' game to Battersea. Two early trie...
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Minis & Juniors Christmas Jumper Lunch - Saturday 14th December

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The Minis and Juniors Christmas Jumper Lunch takes place on Saturday 14th December at 12.30pm ahead of Esher 1st XV v Clifton which kicks off at 3.00pm Dig out your Christmas Jumpers, there will be a prize awarded to the best Christmas Jumper! See flyer below for all the details   Download PDF File Here