Summer sports camps in July and August at Wimbledon Rugby Club

Dear Parents

Hope you are all having a wonderful summer so far. We’re enjoying the weather at the club at the moment!
Just thought we’d let everyone know that we have just released our dates for our summer camps this year which we are very excited about!

The dates for these are as follows (all 9am to 3pm)

Wednesday 25th, Thursday 26th and Friday 27th July
Wednesday 1st, Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd August
Wednesday 29th, Thursday 30th and Friday 31st August

All camps are multi sports (cricket, rugby and athletics) for kids ages 7-14 based at Wimbledon Rugby Club, Barham Road, Copse Hill, Wimbledon, SW20 OET

Drop off will be from 8:30am to 9:30 and the camp will run from 9 until 3pm. As well as this, we will be offering an after camp club up until 5:30pm. You can book by going to our brand new website here:

If you have any questions at all please let us know and we’d be happy to help! or 07900 606 383

NOTE - WRFC members 20% off if they use the code JUNESALE20 at checkout

Pitch plan 22 April 2018 - end of season at home

So at last, the season draws to a close. Hope everyone has had lots of fun. Youth are all away, other than U12s who are hosting the Italian team Petrarca Rugby ( - benvenuto!

The minis have their awards today. The plan for this is as below...

Presentations to start from 10am in the following order Inclusive, U6s, U7s, U8s, U9s

Each age group should gather, one at a time, on the lower patio (use the steps as a “stage”) for prize giving. Managers from each age group should keep an eye on progress and make sure their group is ready as soon as the previous one has finished. When not at presentations, each age group can be training.

Food served from 11:30: if Inclusive and U6s go at that time, the other age groups can then follow afterwards.

Rugby starts again 2nd September 2018. Have a lovely summer everyone.

Pitch plan

Pitch plan 8 April 2018

Pitch plan

Easter Inclusive Rugby camp at Wimbledon Rugby Club for kids with SEN

This event is still proceeding as advertised

For a few years now, Wimbledon RFC has run a successful Inclusive Rugby section for kids with Special Educational Needs (SEN).

This Easter, the club, via its Wimbledon RFC in the Community initiative, and run by Zion Sports, are hosting a three-day multi-sport holiday camp for kids with SEN.

Inclusive, non-contact sport is a great way to get your child active. All our games are structured, with clear rules that build the kids' social, team, communication and motor skills.

Tues 3rd April to Thurs 5th April 2018, sessions run 9am to 12pm at Wimbledon RFC.

£115 for 3 days or £45 per day.

Click on this poster for more details

Rugby - Sunday 18 March 2018

**update** All rugby cancelled tomorrow. Back next week; it'll be 14 degrees by then.

Easter holiday rugby camp at Wimbledon RFC for U7-U14s - 11th to 13th April 2018

Update - this event is now unfortunately cancelled. Note that the Inclusive camp is however still running.
Please watch out for further updates.

Wimbledon RFC is, thanks to some generous donations, working with local schools developing their rugby offer and encouraging greater participation in sport. Known as Wimbledon RFC in the Community, and run by Zion Sports, we have asked them to run an Easter holiday rugby camp at Wimbledon RFC. It won't be your common or garden camp but will really concentrate on developing skills and being delivered in a fun and engaging way.

Game sense games • Drills for skills • Intro to rugby fitness • Developing teamwork • Conditioned games

Click on this poster for more details

Bring your boots, gum-shield, warm, waterproof clothing and your lunch. Refreshments provided throughout the day.

Dates: Weds 11th - Fri 13th April 2018, 9am - 3pm at Wimbledon RFC, Barham Road, Copse Hill, Wimbledon SW20 0ET. £120 for 3 days or £50 per day.

An evening with Tom Rees Ex-England and Wasps rugby player turned medic: Is there life after rugby?

Tom Rees, ex-England and Wasps rugby player turned medic, will be talking about the challenges he faced as a player and once his career was cut short by injury.
His is a story of triumph over adversity in which he shares his background, endeavours as a medical student, experiences of injuries and recovery and his thoughts on the challenges facing young players in the future.

Whether you are a young sportsman or woman (age 16+), the parent of a budding sports star, or just trying to stay fit yourself and play for as long as you can, don’t miss the opportunity to hear from someone who knows about life after rugby. More info here.

To book your free place call: Claire Purdy on 020 8335 4556, e-mail: or click here

Pitch plan 11 March 2018

Apologies for late notice... should be a terrific day of rugby.

Warriors and Old Emanuel visiting minis plus 4 youth matches: 12s, 13s, 14s, 16s

Girls, 15s and 17s are away, Boys colts are training.

Before we get on to this week's unusually "village" pitch plan, please make sure you do NOT park on any of the roads around the club as they are private roads. If you arrive after 9.30 please park off Copse Hill as per the alternative parking areas shown on our parking policy...

Alternative parking places for WMRFC when on-site parking is full (in order of proximity)
1. Copse Hill between the A238 and Barham Road (park on either side).
2. Beverley Avenue there is a footpath at the end that leads to Hood Road. Walk up and turn into Preston
3. Burdett Avenue and Cottenham Park Road to the east of Copse Hill road this involves a five minute
4. Oakwood Road there is a footpath at the top corner (Cottenham Park Road) that runs between the
allotments and the Oberon Field. Walk down to Burdett Avenue – approx. a 10 minute walk

Pitch plan (if you make any sense of this... well done!)

All rugby cancelled this Sunday, 4 March 2018

Sadly we have had to cancel the Wimbledon rugby festival this Sunday (and any other training due to take place).

Apologies to all.

Pitch plan 25 February 2018

Pitch plan is below. Couple of cracking youth games today and welcome to Old Alleynians who are visiting for a friendly with the U12s.

Don't ignore this very important message about parking. You must follow our parking policy. Specifically DO NOT BLOCK ACCESS TO RESIDENTS' PROPERTIES OR CAUSE BOTTLENECKS THAT COULD CAUSE AMBULANCES TO BE DELAYED.

Key thing: If you arrive after 9.30am do not enter Barham Road - park on the public roads off Copse Hill.

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