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Esher Rugby Cafebar opening for all Saturday 4th July - we look forward to welcoming you

Esher Rugby Cafebar opening for all Saturday 4th July - we look forward to welcoming you
Come down and enjoy the CafeBar at Esher from this Saturday - 4th July from 12.00 p.m.. We plan to open regularly from this weekend - check the website for updated details. We will be providing some shelter if the weather is poor but otherwise we will mark out spaces on the 1st XV pitch deadball area. Please work with us to ensure that we all obser...
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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 JuneThis 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 noticeThe 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 may...
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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.VolunteersWe are now in a po...
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2020/21 Membership Renewal invitation with Special season ticket deal

2020/21 Membership Renewal invitation with Special season ticket deal
Dear MemberThe coronavirus crisis is hitting us all hard, whether you are self-isolating at home, working hard as a key worker or missing loved ones. I'm sure you, like me, are missing one of your loved ones – Esher Rugby Club.You will have seen on our website some of the steps we have taken to enable the Club to get through this period when our in...
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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 MayWe 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  moreCongratulations go to the U12 Coaches who romped to victor...
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Winterbottom names Esher captains for new campaign

Winterbottom names Esher captains for new campaign
By MARK BENGOECHEAPETER 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, respecti...
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Mike Caporn remembered by Nick. Esher thoughts are with the family

Mike Caporn remembered by Nick. Esher thoughts are with the family
 Mike Caporn -  It is with great sadness that I report my father's passing on Monday 27th April Dad had joined Esher as a 17 year old in 1947 and although he missed the next 2 seasons through National Service, he remained a member ever since The first photo I have is of the 'B' XV from 1950/51 and perhaps poignantly he is standing next to...
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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 SIGNINGSBy MARK BENGOECHEAPETER 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.Wint...
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Abbots end of season awards and quiz night and say their thanks to Andy Berry

Abbots end of season awards and quiz night and say their thanks to Andy Berry
Not to be outdone by the 1st XV and Cardinals the Abbots held their awards with an online quiz night Questions included:Which year was Esher RFC founded? 1923Which new world record was set at last year's world cup? Most red cardsWhere did the Abbots finish in the Surrey Championship?  3rdThe quiz was organised and hosted by Abbots So...
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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 fi...
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Lowes and Wilkins sweep the Awards

Lowes and Wilkins sweep the Awards
Esher 1st XV and Cardinals Awards Evening.Firstly, we would like to start by wishing the whole Esher Community a safe and restful Easter Weekend. April would normally see the final few games of the normal calendar season being played, before we turn our attention to; playing sevens, downtime, festivals and most importantly watching John Inverdale t...
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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 RUGBYFollowing 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 gov...
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Esher v Worthing postponed. Lunch goes ahead

Esher v Worthing postponed. Lunch goes ahead
​After a pitch inspection the match vs Worthing has been postponed but the Ladies Lunch in aid of Princess Alice Hospice goes ahead

1st XV Friday night fixture - Esher v Barnes

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