YOUR LATEST RICHMOND RUGBY NEWSLETTER: 14TH MAY 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.

 

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

Every Saturday, our Community Department have a drop off point at the Richmond Athletic Ground from 12pm – 4pm, where you can donate food and second hand tech, which will be 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. The second hand tech items can include any old laptops or tablets. We are also now collecting any of the following: clothing 6-12 months, socks 3-5 years, nappies (unopened), changing mats, bed sheets, cots, buggies and bouncy chairs. These will be donated to families and children across South West London.

For further information or 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.

 

Four Players Selected In Rugby Paper Team Of The Season

Congratulations to our four men's players selected in The Rugby Paper National League 1 Team of the Season! 

Jimmy Litchfield - Tighthead Prop

Toby Saysell - Blindside Flanker

Jamie Gibbs - Scrum-Half

Cameron Mitchell - Outside Centre

The full squad featured in last Sunday's Rugby Paper on pages 24-25. CLICK HERE to subscribe. 

 

Outstanding Placement Provider Award

We're extremely proud to be recognised by St Mary's University as the winner of their annual Outstanding Placement Provider Award. 

We hosted a number of students on placement opportunities throughout the 2019/20 season and we would like to thank them for all their hard work and dedication to our club. 

We will be offering opportunities for the 2020/21 season once it is safe to do so. 

 

Pass The Ball Challenge

It's been great to see our Richmond U13s and U15s taking on the 'Pass The Ball Challenge'. 

If you don't know what that is....click below to watch their team videos: 

CLICK HERE to watch Richmond U13s

CLICK HERE to watch Richmond U15s

If your club section would like to take on the challenge, please send your video to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will then publish your clip on our Richmond Rugby social media channels. 

 

Richmond Rugby Dream Team

Over the last few weeks we have been asking our social media followers to vote for their All-time Dream XV for both our Richmond Men's and Women's. 

With have now tallied the votes and can reveal the chosen squads below:

Richmond Men's All-Time Dream Team (As voted for via social media):

1. Timmy Walford, 2. Andy Cuthbert, 3. Owen Gregory, 4. Will Warden, 5. Chris Ralston, 6. Tom George, 7. Stewart Barlow, 8. Chris Davies, 9. Agustin Pichot, 10. Sean Flynn, 11. Dominic Chapman, 12. Ronnie Mclean, 13. Cameron Mitchell, 14. Will Browne, 15. Rob Kirby

Richmond Women's All-Time Dream Team (As voted for via social media):

1. Laura Kapo, 2. Susan Dorrington, 3. Alison Christie, 4. Rowena Burnfield, 5. Terri Siwek, 6. Alex Matthews, 7. Laura Jenkins, 8. Becky Essex, 9. Amy Turner, 10. Alice Richardson, 11. Emily Feltham, 12. Lynne Cantwell, 13. Nicky Drinkwater (Nee Jupp), 14. Oli Davies, 15. Chris Diver

Do you agree with the selections? Looking for something to do during lockdown? Well pick your own Men's or Women's Dream Team and send your selections to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will then post the best entries on our social media channels.

 

Support Our Club - Join The 500 Club! 

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.

 

Become A Richmond Rugby Sponsor For Season 2020/21 And Beyond

Get behind your club and become a Richmond Rugby Sponsor. 

With such strong Men's, Women's, 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 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.

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.