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Esher Bishops brave 33 degree heat and attend the Topsham Walking Rugby Festival

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Written by Maxine Thompson On Saturday 13th August, Esher Bishops, the ERFC Walking Rugby squad took a team of 15 players plus supporters to the annual Topsham Walking Rugby Festival. Attending teams from around southern UK were split into two "Pools" – one for all the Devon based teams to play for the Devon Cup and one for all the visiting clubs e...

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Esher Walking Rugby Squad win the Cup at the Burgess Hill WR Festival!

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Written by Maxine Thompson Esher Walking Rugby attended the Annual Burgess Hill Walking Rugby Festival on Sunday 17th July. In the steaming heat they Played 4 games Won 4 games Scored 22 Trys Let in 5 Trys Try Difference of +17!!!! Culminating in winning the overall cup!! Well done E's!!! Esher Bishops, our Walking Rugby squad, meet twice a week on...

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Surrey Walking Rugby Festival at Esher Saturday, 30th April

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On Saturday, 30th April, the inaugural Surrey Walking Rugby Festival was hosted by Esher Rugby with 10 teams playing friendly matches to win cups, bowls and trophies. Esher, Chobham, Old Guildfordians, Old Reigatians, Amesbury, Kingswood, North Bristol, Richmond and Wimbledon Walking Rugby Clubs all took part. Well done to Esher for hosting and con...

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Walking Rugby break for Christmas

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By Maxine Thompson It was a great last walk out for Esher Walking Rugby today.  The core group braved the cold for a 90 minute training session followed by mulled wine and festive sweet treats. Next training session on 7th January ... everyone is welcome! Have a safe and Merry Christmas!

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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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

​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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Walking Rugby Members enjoying their Christmas Lunch

​A huge thank you to Linda, Matt and their teams!