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COVID-19 BeRugby update

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Firstly, we hope that you and your families are all safe and well in these strange times. Rugby is what we are all about but there are more important things in life such as our health and families so look after yourselves and your loved ones.

The last few weeks have seen rugby postponed and cancelled across the world and no-one has an idea if and when it will start up again. This has given us at BeRugby a few headaches. Combine this with the social distancing measures by the government, which we are adhering to as are our various partners, and we have had to have some serious discussions.

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Army and Navy Women make up a Twickenham double header!

100 YEARS OF THE INTER SERVICE RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP CONCLUDES WITH SERVICE WOMEN’S RUGBY TWICKENHAM STADIUM DEBUT.

In 2020 the Army Women and Royal Navy Women will run out from the West stand on to the hallowed Twickenham turf for the first time in history. Since the first Women’s Inter Services match in 2003, the goal of playing at Twickenham Stadium has been held by many of the pioneers of the Service Women’s game.

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World Rugby Museum launches an amazing Olympic rugby exhibition!

BRAND NEW EXHIBITION AT WORLD RUGBY MUSEUM SHINES LIGHT ON THE HISTORY OF RUGBY AT THE OLYMPICS

Ahead of the 2020 Olympics Games, the award-winning World Rugby Museum at Twickenham Stadium has launched a brand new exhibition titled ‘Rugby and the Olympics’, which has now officially opened at the museum. Speakers at an exclusive event included RFU CEO, Bill Sweeney, formerly CEO of the British Olympic Association, and Ben Ryan who has coached both the men’s England Sevens team and Fiji team which won gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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For mud’s sake!

For Mud’s Sake

I was collecting my daughter from rugby training at school when I bumped into a usually calm mother looking very agitated. Her lips pursed in disgust, she pulled wipe-after-wipe from her handbag. Her son was stood beside her in his socks trying to tease his coated rugby boots into a bag she held with the tips of her fingers. “Ugh, this is the only thing I just can’t stand about him playing rugby,” she said.Read more

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World rugby record set by Battersea Ironsides RFC!

BATTERSEA IRONSIDES SET NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR THE LARGEST RUGBY TOUR EVER!

Key Facts

  • Battersea Ironsides RFC have been recognised as “Officially Amazing” by Guinness World Records for the largest rugby tour ever.
  • The massive mini-rugby tour to Minehead over the May Bank Holiday weekend was in celebration of Ironsides 75th anniversary season.
  • The tour comprised 306 Ironsides players and coaches – making up 28 Teams from Under 7 to Under 12 age groups, playing over 160 matches against teams from across England and Wales.
  • The total number of tourists was 579, made up of 236 players, 70 coaches and 273 other Ironsiders who headed down to the West Country to support them!
  • The venue was Butlins’ Resort, Minehead – where we took part in the Tigers’ Challenge Tournament hosted by ESF Events and Leicester Tigers RFC.
  • Kyle Sinckler – currently representing England at the Rugby World Cup in Japan – started playing rugby with Battersea Ironsides Minis. He is a huge inspiration to all the Ironsides players and we hope our new Guinness World Record achievement will inspire him to World Cup glory. Go Kyle!

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Our Rugby World Cup Favourite XV’s – England.

The current crop of England stars put in an improved performance today against the USA. They have bigger tests ahead and a some tougher opponents to beat in order to reach the 2019 Rugby World Cup Final, can they do it?

So far in our Favourite XV’s series we have covered current World Champions New Zealand, double World Cup winners South Africa, the Six Nations Grand Slam holders Wales. Next up is England! A mixture of past and present greats have made our favourite fifteen this month. 

So here they are, our England “Favourite XV”.

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Our Rugby World Cup favourite XV’s – Wales.

The Rugby World Cup 2019 is a mere 3 days away!

As we are so excited we have been picking our “favourite fifteens” of players past and present for a different country going to Japan. 

So far, we have covered current World Champions New Zealand and double World Cup winners South Africa.

This time we bring you Wales! A mixture of past and present greats have made our favourite fifteen this month, remember its only our opinion but please let us know who you would pick?

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