RICHMOND RUGBY NEWSLETTER: 30TH JULY 2020

Welcome to your latest Richmond Rugby Newsletter. 

Our Richmond Rugby Community Department are here to support you and your family during the COVID-19 outbreak.

If you need help collecting your grocery order, picking up medicine or even taking your dog for a walk, please let us know, we are here to help!

Please contact Dom at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07808 029 355.

For the latest COVID-19 government advice and information please CLICK HERE.

 

#OneClub Crowdfunder Campaign - £6,400 Raised So Far!

A huge thank you to everyone who has pledged their support so far for our Richmond Rugby #OneClub campaign - we have raised more than £6,400 in just over one week!

We want to keep this fantastic momentum going so please continue to help spread the word throughout the community by sharing this link: www.crowdfunder.co.uk/richmondrugby with your friends, family, teammates, colleagues etc. Every little helps!

We're also delighted to announce we've added additional rewards that you can purchase to help support the club:

- 4 Pint Jug Of Beer voucher for just £18

- 4 Match Tickets to Richmond vs Saracens for just £70 (fixture date TBC)

- Richmond Season Ticket for 2020/21 for £95 (you must be an RFC member to purchase)

- Full Page Colour Advert in a Richmond Match-Day Programme for £500

- Match-Day Ball Sponsorship Package for a Richmond Men’s home fixture in 2020/21 for £1,500 (includes branding, 10 pre-match lunch tickets and 10 match tickets)

If you purchase any of the rewards above we will contact you following the conclusion of the #OneClub campaign to confirm all the information and details you require.  

To purchase a reward and pledge your support to our #OneClub campaign please visit and share this link: www.crowdfunder.co.uk/richmondrugby

For any RFC partners or local businesses that would like to offer a reward (voucher/service) which will then be available to be purchased on our #OneClub campaign page, in return for free advertising and promotion, please get in touch with Tom Soulsby on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Members Bar - Open This Saturday From 12pm

We’re delighted to announce the Members Bar at the Richmond Athletic Ground is open this Saturday 1st August from 12pm.

The bar will be open from 12pm onwards throughout the afternoon and we’re inviting members, guests and the general public to come down and enjoy a few drinks in the sunshine.

All drinks must be consumed outside, with safe spaces clearly marked. To view the COVID-19 safety measures in place please CLICK HERE.

 

Richmond Rugby Face Coverings

With face coverings in shops and public transport compulsory in England, now is the perfect time to keep safe and support our club by purchasing a Richmond Rugby Face Covering! 

Available for just £6.95 (excluding delivery), £1 of each purchase will be donated to NHS Charities Together – to support our NHS staff and volunteers during COVID-19.

CLICK HERE to purchase yours today.

 

Book Now: Preseason Rugby Skills Camp

We’re now taking bookings for our Preseason Rugby Skills Camp this August!

When: Tuesday 25th, Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27th August

Times: 9am – 3pm daily

Who: Open to boys and girls, 5-15 years (open to all, not just Richmond members)

Price: £40 for one day. £70 for both days. £95 for all three days.

To book and for further information on the COVID-19 measures in place please CLICK HERE or contact Dom via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Richmond Mini & Youth Update

As announced last week, we are delighted to confirm our Richmond Mini & Youth season will commence as planned on Sunday 6th September 2020, 9:30am-11am (Minis), 11am-1pm (Youth) at the Athletic Ground. 

We will be closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, following the latest guidelines and safety measures set out by the Government and RFU, to ensure complete compliance for a safe return of rugby training for our Mini/Youth. More information will be circulated by the club and team managers closer to the time but please save the date and await further updates. More information can be found by CLICKING HERE.

  

Volunteers Needed: Summer Meals Initiative

We’re looking for volunteers to help deliver our summer meals initiative to local children in need across our community.

The volunteers would need their own car and be available to help volunteer throughout the week (Monday-Friday). To sign up as a volunteer please contact Dom via email or call 07808 029 355.

More information on the summer meals initiative can be found by CLICKING HERE.

 

Inside Richmond Vodcast: Rupert Allhusen

Did you miss last week's Inside Richmond episode with former First XV player Rupert Allhusen?

You can watch the full episode by CLICKING HERE. 

Rupert is swimming the English Channel solo this August to raise much needed funds for the Richmond Heavies Foundation and CMV Action Charity. To donate please CLICK HERE.

 

Richmond Women: Recruiting Players Now

Our Richmond Women’s section are recruiting new players for their exciting season ahead in the Championship South!

The section is looking to recruit players of all abilities, in particular those fresh out of University, or starting Uni in London, as well as any former/current Premier 15s players who are looking for a new club and opportunity to further develop their game.

For more information please contact our Richmond Women’s Head Coach Mark Cadogan on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

   

Win Cash Prizes - Join The 500 Club

Support our club by signing up to the Richmond 500 Club for your chance to win monthly cash prizes, including the £500 SUPERDRAW this month!

CLICK HERE to sign up today. 

 

 RAA Car Park Now Open

Looking for cheap parking in the heart of Richmond? The RAA car park is officially back open! 

You can pay your daily charge via the Just Park App from the App Store or Google Play or by visiting www.justpark.com.

  

Richmond Rugby Online Shop

Head over to the Richmond Rugby Online Shop for the latest kit and merchandise. 

CLICK HERE to start shopping! 

  

Shop With EasyFundraising and Help Support Richmond Rugby

You can continue to support our club during COVID-19 by shopping through EasyFundraising and making a free donation to Richmond Rugby. 

When you sign up with EasyFundraising any purchase you make through their list of popular retailers, including Amazon, Ebay, John Lewis, Argos and many more, will allow you to make a FREE donation to our club.

Sign up by CLICKING HERE.

Quick tip: Add the Donation Reminder to your web browser, it will remind you if a donation is available when you are shopping on a retailer's site.