Welcome to your latest Richmond Rugby Newsletter. 

We hope you and your family are keeping well during this challenging period and we look forward to seeing you all back at the Athletic Ground before too long.

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


Community Support

A reminder 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.


Dons Local Action Group - Drop Off Point - Every Saturday 12pm-4pm

Every Saturday, our Community Department will have a drop off point at the Richmond Athletic Ground from 12pm – 4pm, where you can donate food and second hand tech, which will collected by The Dons Local Action Group and then delivered to those most in need across South West London.

The food items we are focusing on include: Non-perishables, tinned meat, tinned vegetables, tinned fruit, rice, pasta sauces and cereals.

You can also donate second hand tech items which will be donated to children across South West London and beyond. These could include any old laptops or tablets that could be donated to help kids who cannot keep up with their learning or keep in touch with their friends.

For further information and to sign up as a volunteer please contact Dom at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07808 029 355.


Richmond Rugby Grand Draw Winners: In Aid Of Gareth Savin Trust

Thank you to everyone who entered our Richmond Rugby Grand Draw - in aid of the Gareth Savin Trust and a huge congratulations to our three winners! 

First Prize Winner: Neville Pinnington - £750 Cash

Second Prize Winner: Andrew Hill - A table of 10 for lunch with tickets to a Championship home game in 2020/21

Third Prize Winner: James Wardlaw  - A case (6 bottles) of La Vuelta Malbec


500 Club: Congratulations To Our March Winners

Congratulations to our 500 Club winners for March! 

Brian Crooks £280, John Barletta £50, Philip Taylor £50 and Margaret Clements £50.

Join the 500 Club today and help support our club during COVID-19! The premise is simple: for a minimum commitment of £6 per month, you will be allocated two numbers – each month the club makes a draw and half of the total fund is awarded to 500 Club members in cash prizes, with a top prize of around £300 and then 3 runner-up prizes of £50 each. BUT twice a year we hold a SUPER DRAW with a top prize of £500!

So what are you waiting for? CLICK HERE to sign up!


Shop With EasyFundraising and Help Support Richmond Rugby

Another way you can support our club during COVID-19 is 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 will allow you to make a FREE donation to our club.

A win win situation all round so please sign up by CLICKING HERE.


Partner Offer: Venatour Six Nations 2021 Packages (Something To Look Forward To!)

We understand just how important it is to have something to look forward to for better days, so our club partner Venatour have compiled their widest range of tailored Six Nations 2021 packages ever.

Whether you fancy joining them for the ultimate Opening Weekend Double Header, or experiencing a sporting weekend like no other with their unique Cheltenham Gold Cup & Ireland v England tour, they’ve pulled out all the stops to create your perfect sporting experience.

PLUS Venatour are delighted to offer all Richmond Rugby Members a £25 per person discount on all bookings! (Your money will be safe and secure if any matches are postponed or cancelled). 

To browse the packages available please CLICK HERE. To make a booking or for more information please contact:

Call Alister on +44 7583 602368
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Become A Richmond Rugby Sponsor For Season 2020/21 And Beyond

With the 2019/20 season officially over and with our Richmond Men’s First XV promoted back to the Championship, now is the perfect time to get behind your club and become a Richmond Rugby Sponsor. 

With such strong Mens, Womens, Youth & Minis sections at our club, you can choose your preferred target audience, and we have numerous branding and hospitality opportunities available for the 2020/21 season and beyond. 

For further information on packages available please contact Jimmy Wallace via email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Richmond Rugby Media Round-Up

Richmond Riverside Radio: Interview With Our Head Of Community Dom Palacio 

CLICK HERE to listen (interview starts at 15:48 mins).

Talking Rugby Union: Richmond Omission From Premier 15s Gutting - Laura Kapo

CLICK HERE to read.


Club Photography: Visit Dante Kim's Website

Celebrate our promotion back to the Championship with a commemorative photo from our successful 2019/20 season! 

Our Richmond Rugby Club Photographer Dante Kim has just launched her very own website, packed full of outstanding images from our Men's and Women's sections. 

CLICK HERE to visit her website.


Member Offer: Macro Food - Fresh Food and Veg Home Delivery

Macro Food is a health food delivery restaurant run by our very own Richmond Women’s player Kirsty-Lee Griffiths (or Klee as everyone knows her).

To help the community in these difficult times they’ve created some fruit and veg essentials boxes that are delivered on Thursday's around Richmond and surrounding areas. These boxes contain a mixture of fresh fruit, veg and eggs, as well as the option of adding in oat milk, healthy homemade brownies and meal prep items. 

There’s a special offer for all Richmond members, 10% off all orders using the code RICH10 at checkout. Head over to to order, or contact Kirsty-Lee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Partner Offers: Areté Performance - Keeping Fit At Home

Everyday Athlete – Online Programmes

Make the most of the lockdown period by signing up for the Areté Performance Everyday Athlete Online Programmes.

These programmes are for anyone who wants guidance towards achieving any physical goal - build muscle, lose fat, improve strength, fitness, speed or power, recover from injury, protect against injury, or improve physical ability for a specific sport. ⁣⁣

Using principles learnt from decades of experience working with elite athletes, youth athletes and ‘everyday’ athletes from a variety of backgrounds, these programmes ensure you progress regardless of your constraints, injury history or training level.⁣⁣

Email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up and you’ll receive a 33% discount!


Youth Athletic Development Sessions On Zoom

Join the Areté Performance Youth Athletic Development Sessions on Zoom! Aimed at 12-17 year-olds, the sessions will help develop foundations for speed, agility, strength, power and fitness.

Email them today to claim your FREE trial session. 

£40 per month thereafter. Two sessions per week (will increase as demand grows)⁣

CLICK HERE to book.


Support The Ruils Charity Online Auction

Former Richmond player Sue Dorrington has set up The Ruils Charity Online Auction to help the charity fill a funding gap during this difficult time.

Ruils is a local charity that supports children and adults with disabilities and the elderly to live independently, be part of their community and to live life to the full. They provide information, advice, befriending and activities to our clients and their families.

To show your support for this hugely important charity, please CLICK HERE to visit the online auction.


Richmond Rugby Online Shop

Our Online Shop remains open and you can continue to purchase the latest Richmond kit and merchandise via the Tacklebag website by CLICKING HERE.

As of today, Tacklebag have re-opened their office from 9am to 12pm Monday to Friday. They will now be processing orders on a regular basis, although delivery times may be slightly longer than usual. 


Follow Richmond Rugby On Social Media

Stay connected with your Richmond Family during the COVID-19 lockdown by following all our club accounts on social media!

Richmond Rugby

Twitter: @RichmondFC1861CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW

Facebook: @RichmondRugbyCLICK HERE TO FOLLOW

Instagram: @richmondrugbyCLICK HERE TO FOLLOW


Richmond Women

Twitter: @RichmondFC1861CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW

Facebook: @RichmondWomenCLICK HERE TO FOLLOW

Instagram: @richmondwomenCLICK HERE TO FOLLOW