RICHMOND RUGBY NEWSLETTER: 24TH SEPTEMBER 2020

Welcome to your latest Richmond Rugby Newsletter. 

Please Read: Richmond Promotion Event - This Saturday 26th September

Following the new Government guidelines we have made significant adjustments to ensure this Saturday’s club event celebrating our Men’s 1st XV National League 1 triumph can go ahead as planned, however with further safety measures in place. Please read the following information carefully ahead of attending the club on Saturday.

- The Members Bar will now be open from 12pm (not 11am as previously stated).

- The Canteen will also be open from 12pm and will be take-away only with no seating available in the canteen area.

- We will be operating with table service ONLY inside and outside the bar. No one will be permitted to queue inside the bar for drinks.

- Tables will be located inside the Members Bar, outside on the patio area and on the games area (the grass area to the west of Pitch 1).

- No more than SIX people are allowed to sit at any table, inside or outside, and everyone must be seated when drinking.

- Face coverings must be worn when inside the Members Bar or Canteen, except when seated to drink.

- The medal presentation and speeches will begin from 3pm and will now take place on the corner of Pitch 1 in front of the Members Bar (not at the grandstand as previously stated).

- You must remain seated with your drinks to view the ceremony.

To adhere to Track and Trace Laws all attendees must register your details (Full name, phone number and email address) on the evePass App and have your phone ready to show the bar staff when seated at a table ordering drinks or food. Click here to download from the App Store. Click here to download from Google Play. Your personal details will be stored securely on the evePass App for 30 days before being automatically deleted.

PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE MEASURES ARE NOW THE LAW AND ANY INFRINGEMENT RUNS THE RISK OF THE CLUB BEING FINED OR LOSING ITS LICENSE, SO PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU COMPLY. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE RAA’S COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES IN PLACE PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Timings For The Event:

12pm: Members Bar and Canteen open.

12:30pm-2:30pm: Internal Ready 4 Rugby Tournament on Pitch 1 and outer pitches. Featuring our senior Men’s and Women’s sections. Fast, exhilarating, non-contact rugby with the very best skills on offer.

3pm onwards: Promotion celebrations begin with medal presentations and speeches in the corner of Pitch 1 near the Members Bar.

 

Natwest RugbyForce Day: Thank You To Our Volunteers

Huge thank you to all our wonderful volunteers who helped out at the club on Saturday as part of our NatWest RugbyForce Day, cutting the hedges and refurbishing the picnic benches and fences.

CLICK HERE to watch a short video showcasing the work which was completed. 

 

Goalposts 2020: Read Online

You can now read the 2020 edition of Goalposts online for free via your computer, smart phone or tablet device.

CLICK HERE to read this year's edition, featuring club updates from President Chris Mills, Chairman John Heaton and 2019/20 season reviews from all sections of our club.

 

England Rugby Interview: Mark Cadogan

As part of UK Coaching Week, England Rugby spoke to our Richmond Women's Head Coach Mark Cadogan to learn more about his coaching story, what he loves about being a coach and his excitement and plans for the season ahead.

CLICK HERE to watch the full interview.

 

The 500 Club: Congratulations To Our August Winners

Congratulations to our 500 Club winners for August. Peter Moore £300, Fiona Lee £50, Simon Jackson £50 and Richard Nicol £50.

CLICK HERE to sign up today for your chance to win monthly cash prizes. 

 

Richmond Mini & Youth: This Sunday 27th September

Our Richmond Mini & Youth season continues this Sunday 27th September at the Athletic Ground. 

Timings: Mini Girls, U6, U7, U8, U9 & U10 : 9am - 10.15am

U4 & U5 / Pre-School Classes: 9am - 10am. (NEW TIME SLOT). CLICK HERE to book. 

U4 & U5 / Pre-School Classes: 10am - 11am. (TIME SLOT SOLD OUT)

U11, U12 & U1310.30am - 11.45am

U14, U15, U16, U18 Barbarians12pm - 1.15pm

New players and all abilities welcome. For Mini information please click here. For Youth information please click here. For a pitch map please click here.

  

Half-Term Skills Camp: Tuesday 27th - Thursday 29th October

We’re now taking bookings for our Half-Term Camp this October!

When: Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th October

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.

CLICK HERE to book or for more info This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Dom.

  

The RAA: Venue/Pitch Hire & Car Parking

If you’re looking for first-class facilities and pitch hire in the heart of Richmond please contact the RAA for more information on availability and rates. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0208 940 0397

The RAA Car Park is also open and you can pay your daily charge via the Just Park App from the App Store or Google Play or by visiting www.justpark.com

Parking is also available on-site for film crews and their vehicles. For more information or to make a booking, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0208 940 0397

 

Online Shop: Latest Kit & Merchandise

Head over to our Online Shop for the latest Richmond kit, merchandise and equipment. 

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. 

Sign up by CLICKING HERE.

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