All organisations have their Heroes and Heroines - those who make the whole thing tick, those who go the extra mile, those who make the difference. Whether employee, volunteer or player, their efforts are recognised and applauded by their peers because they add so much more to further the common cause.

At Richmond Rugby we're fortunate to have several of these paragons. Some are players, some are part of the backroom team, but all have done their job and more.

Here are a few of them, just click on the name for more details:

Alice Richardson   Steve Hill aka 'Richmond Hill'   Will Warden   The Richmond 'Way'
Andy Quigley   Steve Hill's 2014/15 Season Expectations   'Lest we Forget'   John Heaton - A Good Bet 
Mel Deane   Tim Walford   John Davidson - 'JD'   Tony Gadsby Peet - 'TGP'
Chris Davies - 150   Top Mark   Abi Chamberlain    
        Thanks to Rugby World for Abi's article. Click here for their website or @rugbyworldmag
The Championship Adventure        
Cameron Mitchell        

 

Players who have achieved 100 Caps since our return to the Leagues in 2000      
                 
2006-2007   2007-2008   2008-2009   2009-2010   2010-2011
Rupert Allhusen   Matt Brown   Martin Bolton   Matt Hart   Tom George
Stewart Barlow   Owen Gregory   Neil Piggot   Tristan Wesley    
Andy Cuthbert   Alex Maclennan   Paul Wilson        
Ross Evans                
Henry Head                
                 
2012-2013   2013-2014   2014-2015   2015-2016   2016-2017
Luke Cousins   Danny Parkinson   Will Browne   Will Warden   Rob Kirby
Tom Gregory   Chris Davies   Jason Phipps   Tim walford    
            Ali Lyon    

 

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  PAST 1st XV CAPTAINS    
       
1861 - 1863  E. H. Ash 1938 - 1939 C.D. Laborde
1863 - 1866  E. Morres 1939 - 1944 WORLD WAR II
1866 - 1871  E.C. Holmes 1945 - 1946 C.D. Laborde
1871 - 1873  C.D. Heatly 1946 - 1947 C.M. Squire
1873 - 1874 C.D. Heatly 1947 - 1949 L.E. Grose
  The Hon H. A. Lawrence* 1949 - 1953 P.W. Kininmonth*
1874 - 1875 The Hon H. A. Lawrence* 1953 - 1954 N.M. Hall*
1875 - 1879  F.R. Adams* 1954 - 1956 J.M Williams*
1879 - 1880 F.R. Adams* 1956 - 1957 R.C.P. Allaway
  E. Temple Gurdon*   P.H. Ryan*
1880 - 1888  E. Temple Gurdon* 1957 - 1958 P.H. Ryan*
1888 - 1889 W.G. Clibborn* 1958 - 1959 M.E. Wates
1889 - 1890 W.G. Clibborn* 1959 - 1960 B.M. Gray
  F.C. Cousins 1960 - 1962 W.C.O. Munks
1890 - 1891 F.C. Cousins 1962 - 1963 M.E. Wates
1891 - 1892 W.G. Mitchell*   G. Windsor-Lewis*
1892 - 1896 W.E. Bromet* 1963 - 1965 S.P. Smith*
1896 - 1897 C.A. Hooper* 1965 - 1966 P.F.G. Charteris
1897 - 1898 H.W. Dudgeon*   F.T.A. Hole
1898 - 1899 A. Rotherham* 1966 - 1967 B.M.  Stoneman
1899 - 1901 R.O. Schwartz* 1967 - 1968 L.G. Cormack
1901 - 1903 J. Daniell* 1968 - 1969 E.W. Preece
1903 - 1905 F.M. Stout* 1969 - 1970 C.J. Allan
1905 - 1906 H. Alexander* 1970 - 1971 P.A. Kitchin
1906 - 1907 R.E. Godfray* 1971 - 1972 S.J.B. James
1907 - 1908 H.F.P. Hearson 1973 - 1974 A.L. Bucknall*
1908 - 1909 W.C. Wilson* 1974 - 1976 C.W. Ralston*
1909 - 1911 G.C. Wilson 1976 - 1979 I.R. Shackleton*
1911 - 1912 D.F. Smith* 1979 - 1981 M.H. Hess
1912 - 1914 H.G. Oglethorpe 1981 - 1983 C.H. Sharp
1914 - 1918 THE GREAT WAR 1983 - 1986 M.R. Slagter
1919 - 1920 G.C. Ainsworth 1986 - 1987 A. Hampel
1920 - 1922 H. Millet* 1987 - 1989 J. Cullen
1922 - 1924 P.H. Lawless 1989 - 1990 D. Cooper
1924 - 1926 R.H. O’Brien 1990 - 1991 M. Hancock
1926 - 1928 F.W.R. Douglas 1991 - 1993 K.G. Boroevich*
1928 - 1929 F.W.R. Douglas 1994 - 1995 C. Hornung
  D. Turquand-Young* 1995 - 1996 M. Hutton
1929 - 1930 D. Turquand-Young* 1996 - 1999 B. Clarke*
1930 - 1931 C.P.M. Green 1999 - 2005 A.S.J. Cuthbert
1931 - 1935 C.R. Hopwood 2005 - 2006 D. Taberner
1935 - 1936 M.F. Peacock 2006 - 2009 M. Hart
1936 - 1937 M. F. Peacock 2009 - 2010 H. J. Head
P. Cranmer* 2010 - 2012 T. George
1937 - 1938 J. Megaw*                          2013 -  W. Warden
    * Internationals

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  MEN'S INTERNATIONALS    
           
F.R. Adams   A.B. Finlay S G.V.Palmer  
J.L.F. Allan S G. Fraser   A. Pichot Arg
E.P Alexander W H.P. Gardner   M. Pini It
H. Alexander   R.E. Godfray   N.J. Preston  
W. Ashford   A.J. Gould W J.C. Quinnell W
A.R. Aslett   W. St. C. Grant S L.S. Quinnell W
T.B. Batchelor   A.G. Guillemard   C. W. Ralston  
A.J. Bateman W C. Gurdon   J. L. Reid I
W.J. Beatty I E.T. Gurdon   S. Reynolds  
T.P. Bedford SA N.M. Hall   S. B. Richards  
B.B. Bennetts   P.S. Hancock   A. D. Roncoroni  
S.H. Biggs W J.H. Henderson S Alan Rotherham  
W.G. Boyd-Morrison III USA S. Hirao Jap Arthur Rotherham  
W.E. Bromet   R.G.S. Hobbs   P. H. Ryan  
T.J. Brooke   W.B. Holmes   A. Saunders Swe
S. Brown   C.A. Hooper   H. J. M. Sayers I
A.L. Bucknall   G.C. Hoyar-Millar S R. O. Schwarz  
W. L. Bunting   F. Jacob   I. R. Shackleton  
H.C. Burton   J.P.A.G. Janion   R. Shaw USA
W.V. Butcher   W.G.A. Johnston S D. F. Smith  
J.W.Cave   G.H. Keeton   S. R. Smith E/Ind
B.S. Chantrill   T.A. Kemp   F. M. Stout  
D. Chapman   P.W. Kininmonth S P. W. Stout  
E.C. Cheston   R.O. Lagden   C. C. Tanner  
B.B. Clarke   A. F. Law   F. N. Tarr  
W.G. Clibborn   Hon H. A. Lawrence   D. E. Teden  
W.V.H. Coates   F. A. Leslie-Jones   V. R. Tindall  
J. Conway-Rees W R. Leyland   D. P. Turner  
P.W. Cook   V. C. Le Fanu I E. B. Turner  
P. Cooke   A. F. C. C. Luxmoore   D. Turquand-Young  
T.Coolican USA R.H. Mangles   H. T. Twynam  
P.W. Cranmer   R. Martin Arg E. Va’a WS
J. Daniell   S.J. Mason I C. H. R. Vanderspar  
J. Davies W J. E. Maxwell-Hyslop   C. L. Verelst  
J.H. Dewhurst   W. G. Mitchell   C. G. Wade  
A.J. Dingle   A. C. McDonnell I M. Walker S
H.W. Dudgeon   J. Megaw I N Walne W
H.J. Enthoven   A. T. Michell   J. I. Ward  
A.M. Evanson   H. McVicker I M. P. Weston  
W.A.D. Evanson   J. A. Middleton   B. Williams W
W.C.T. Eyres   H. Millett   J. M. Williams  
A.R. St. L. Fagan   E. H. Nash   W. C. Wilson  
E. Field   F.H.Palmer   G. Windsor-Lewis W

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  WOMEN'S INTERNATIONALS    
       
Claire Allan England Dawn Mason Wales
Berta Garcia Alonso Spain Alexandra Matthews England
Teresa Andrews England Fran Matthews England
Shannon Baker England Kelly McCallum Canada
Martina Barbini Italy Deborah McCormack Scotland
Vicki Blakebrough Scotland Ali McGrandles Scotland
Natasha Brennan England Nicola Meston England
Charlie Bronks England Sharon Millar Scotland
Susannah Brown Scotland Deirdre Mills England
Rachel Burford England Claire Muir Scotland
Rowena Burnfield England Jennifer Murphy Ireland
Sue Butler Wales Meghan Mutrie Canada
Rosa Calafat Spain Diane Nixon Ireland
Clare Canal France Maria Nordstrom Sweden
Lynne Cantwell Ireland Lisa O’Keefe Scotland
Abigail Chamberlain England Jo O’Sullivan Ireland
Jenny Chambers England Chris Ovenden Scotland
Alison Christie Scotland Pogo Paterson Scotland
Nicola Coffin England Jane Pauley England & GB
Victoria Cornborough England Jenny Phillips England
Tamara Curtis Canada Fiona Pocock England
Enid Davies Wales Jo Poore England
Fiona Davison England Julie Potter England
Heather Devine Wales Giselle Prangnell England
Jen Dickson Scotland Rocio Ramirez Spain
Chris Diver England Anna Richards New Zealand
Debbie Dorling England Alice Richardson England
Sue Dorrington England & GB Leanne Riley England
Lynsey Douglas Scotland Janis Ross England & GB
Polly Edwards Luxembourg Rebecca Rowe Wales
Becky Essex England Selena Rudge England
Emily Feltham England Gail Russell Scotland
Hannah Fields England Annabel Sargeant Scotland
Karen Findlay Scotland Zoe Saynor England
Helen Flippance England Veronica Schiavon Italy
Tess Forsberg Scotland Wendy Shaw Wales
Mary Forsyth England Jennifer Sheerin Scotland
Debbie Francis Eng., Scot, GB Jackie Shiels Ireland
Vicky Galbraith Scotland Raeltine Shrieves Ireland
Elizabeth Martinez Garcia Spain Helen Siwek Ireland
Maria Ribera Garcia Spain Terri Siwek England
Janet Gedrych Wales & GB Jenny Sutton England
Paula George Wales Ellfita Tamayeva Kazahkstan
Alex Hargreaves                      Australia Sue Thomas Wales
Mary Harrington England Michela Tondinelli Italy
Pat Harris England & GB Amy Turner England
Runa Hattori Japan Louise Vaerlien Sweden
Clare Hoppe Ireland Barbara Pla Vegue Spain
Carol Isherwood England & GB Rachel Vickers England
Alice Jenkinson England & GB Anna Van Waveren Holland
Kathy Jenn England Kath Vass Scotland
Nicki Jupp England Joanne Watmore England
Karen Jones England Jayne Watts England & GB
Keiko Kato Japan Lindsay Wheeler Scotland
Erin Kerr Scotland Lisa Weix USA
Lizzie Knowles England Sarah Wenn England
Emma Layland (Croker) England Eryka Wessell Ireland
Cecilia Lundin Sweden Sharon Whitehead England
Rebeka Lind Sweden Sophie Williams Wales
Beth MacLeod Scotland Kay Wilson England
Maureen MacMahon Canada Victoria Wiseman Scotland
Rochelle Martin New Zealand Paola Zangirolami Italy