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So what’s happening with Esher’s Walking Rugby group during lockdown?

So what’s happening with Esher’s Walking Rugby group during lockdown?
Esher Walking Rugby is an inclusive group for men and women over 50 ranging from ex players to people who have never picked up a rugby ball!! Pre lockdown, this group trained weekly at the club with an average of 16 players per session and even entered a few competitions and festivals. The atmosphere and ethos is always to have fun, get some exerci...
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London Scottish to stay at the Athletic Ground

London Scottish to stay at the Athletic Ground
London Scottish have decided, following the past year of uncertainty related to the Covid pandemic, to play one final season, starting in September 2021, at the Richmond Athletic Ground. The club announced that after 127 years, it 'didn't feel right' to leave without one last full season at the RAG The agreed deal to play at Esher will be kept...
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Esher Rugby going Green

Esher Rugby going Green
Whilst we have been in lockdown we continue to move forward off the field. As well as converting the majority of our lighting to LED we have now installed Solar Panels on the club roof to reduce costs, improve our green energy credentials and improve our carbon footprint. We are just waiting for the sun to shine!

Former Esher Fullback Rob Kirby names his dream team

Former Esher Fullback Rob Kirby names his dream team
 Former Esher fullback, fly half and kicking supremo Rob Kirby names his dream team in the Rugby Paper and includes a number of Esher heroes: Jack Clifford, Charlie Walker, Mark Atkinson and Tom Cheeseman

Rugby's coming home!

Rugby's coming home!
A decade ago this shirt was part of a framed collection of John Inverdale's tour shirts hung in the Downey suite at Esher Rugby but it mysteriously disappeared after one Saturday afternoon of rugby - removed, as used to happen in that era, as a trophy by one of the visiting teams. It was spotted a few years later ...
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Following yesterday's Government announcement, all community rugby is suspended until further notice

Following yesterday's Government announcement, all community rugby is suspended until further notice
Read more here  (16) England Rugby on Twitter: "Following yesterday's Government announcement, all community rugby is suspended until further notice. This means a return to Stage A on the Return to Community Rugby Roadmap. For more guidance, support and details please follow the link below." / Twitter

New Year message from Chairman of the NCA - John Inverdale

New Year message from Chairman of the NCA - John Inverdale
 (18) NCA Rugby (@nca_rugby) / Twitter

A chance to win £25,000 each week and at the same time help local causes and Esher Rugby at the same time

A chance to win £25,000 each week and at the same time help local causes and Esher Rugby at the same time
Esher Rugby is very lucky to now be supported by an Elmbridge community lottery page. Tickets cost from just £1 per week and you can win prizes of up to £25,000 while supporting us and other local good causes. Just click on the link below Esher Rugby Football Club - Support - Elmbridge Community Lottery (elmbridgelottery.co.uk) Download PDF File He...
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Esher Rugby Minis provide a thank you to frontline NHS staff at St Peters Hospital

Esher Rugby Minis provide a thank you to frontline NHS staff at St Peters Hospital
 Tyrone Lawless - Esher Rugby head of HR and Compliance pictured with Heather Bickley - Head of Communications at Ashford and St Peters NHS Trust. Esher Rugby Mini section have donated their Xmas Chocolates to thank Doctors, Nurses and Support staff working on Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Xmas message from 1st XV Skipper Harrison Collins

Xmas message from 1st XV Skipper Harrison Collins
Seasons Greetings to all and hope you have a safe and festive Xmas. Please find a message using the link below for all players, members, volunteers and supporters from 1st XV Skipper Harrison Collins  https://youtu.be/cqCRk_kFdBY

NCA announce groupings for cup competition

NCA announce groupings for cup competition
The long awaited return to Rugby has been announced with the NCA Cup due to commence in February The groups have been allocated based on geographical regions to reduce travel times for clubs as we continue to adapt to the challenges presented to us by COVID-19 pandemic All teams within a group will play each other twice in a home-and-away format be...
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Esher Rugby Minis & Juniors are back. Come and join in and bring your friends !

Esher Rugby Minis & Juniors are back. Come and join in and bring your friends !
Minis 9.30-11.30am Juniors 12-2pm# All welcome  Esher Minis in action Esher Rugby on Twitter: "Esher Rugby Minis & Juniors are back. Come and join in and bring your friends ! https://t.co/wmpqusCgpw" / Twitter

Special bar deal for Heineken Cup Final

Special bar deal for Heineken Cup Final
 Book your table in advance for the Heineken Cup final this Saturday and get an amazing deal with a bucket of beers and 3 Pizzas for your table. This deal is based on payment in advance and 6 people on one table. All social distancing measures to be observed including wearing masks when not seated.

Have you started your Christmas Shopping yet? Items are still available for ordering depending on availability

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Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?Esher Rugby have some exciting new product lines which would make excellent Christmas gifts, prices start from £4.50!Place your order via the Esher online shop by 1st December to ensure your item/s are with with you in time for Christmas. Just CLICK HERE to place your order

Head of Community at Esher Rugby - Apply Now

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Head of Community at Esher Rugby  COMMUNITY Group is looking for a talented and motivated individual to join our team as Head of Community at our Partner Club Esher Rugby. Building an enviable reputation as the market leader for implementing and managing community engagement programmes, Community Group work with clubs across the country. We ar...
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Esher Community Rugby Christmas Skills Camp for 5-15 year olds

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ESHER COMMUNITY RUGBY CHRISTMAS SKILLS CAMPOpen to all 5 - 15 year olds (not just Esher members) Rugby Skills camp. Monday 21st, Tuesday 22nd December Running daily from 9am - 3pm. £40 for one day, £75 for two days (there is an additional booking fee at check out) We will be donating £5 for every child booked on to the Matt Ratana Foundation All RF...
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How to watch England Rugby for free this weekend and more updates from the RFU

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Watch England Rugby for free this month and generate revenue for your club We're encouraging all members, as well as your family and friends, to take advantage of a new offer created between the RFU and Amazon that lets you watch England Rugby for free in the Autumn Nations Cup, while also creating much needed revenue for Esher Rugby. The Quilter I...
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Pre Lockdown beer clearance Tonight, Tuesday and Wednesday

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We are selling off beer at silly prices from all our open kegs before lockdown kicks in. When it's gone it's gone. Tonight, Tomorrow and Wednesday evening until 10.00 p.m. Drinks will be served to your seat following social distancing requirements. Takeaway also available 1,2,4 pints Download PDF File Here

International Rugby on the Big Screen this Saturday 31st October

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We will be open from 8.435 a.m. for the Rugby Championship Match between Australia and New Zealand followed by an afternoon that decides the 6 Nations Championship. The Bar and Kitchen will be open providing table service to you chair. Please observe all social distancing measures and wear a mask when not seated. All chairs 1+ metres apart and only...
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Gerry Seymour, former Esher player, to be posthumously inducted into in the Hall of fame U.S. Rugby

Gerry Seymour, former Esher player, to be posthumously inducted into in the Hall of fame U.S. Rugby
Gerry Seymour joined Esher in 1948 and played second row for the 2nd XV. When he left the club in 1960 it was as a member of the Foreign Service and he was transferred to the USA. He started the RFU in Kansas and was instrumental in chartering a Boeing 707 when Hearts of America visited the UK in 1977 and played against Esher RFC. He was ...
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