Middlesex Rugby News
Belsize Park, one of London’s most central clubs, has won the RFU President’s Award for player recruitment for recruiting hundreds of new players in the past few years.
England Rugby is promoting the story of Herts / Middlesex Merit Table league organiser Fred McCarthy as part of National Volunteer Week, which recognises volunteers as being at the heart of the game.
Middlesex competitions chairman Andrew Smart served on the NW Group committee with Fred Ellis for many years and was proud to be asked to deliver a eulogy for his long time friend at his funeral at Hendon Crematorium on Monday 6th June.
Belsize Park has scooped an award for player recruitment at the 2016 RFU President’s Awards, following a record number of entries across the ten categories this year.
Sunday 8 May threw up a gloriously open Middlesex Cup Final at Duke’s Meadows, Chiswick’s home ground, between local rivals Chiswick and their neighbours CS Rugby 1863
Old Grammarians U9s and U10s travelled to Allianz Park on Sunday to participate in their respective Champions events which took place prior to the Saracens match against Newcastle. Around 65 people players & parents boarded a coach at 8am outside the clubhouse on a gloriously sunny morning.
This weekend brought another fantastic weekend of mini rugby, with over 1500 players basking in the Middlesex sun at Ruislip for the U10 festival and at Wasps ground at Twyford Avenue for the U9 festival. Over 35 clubs from across the county participated across the two venues on Sunday, with over 3000 supporters making both festivals a great spectacle.
Wasps FC have been awarded renewal of their RFU accredited club status. The official plaque was awarded to Wasps volunteers Waheed Aslam and Hannah Edwards by
England fly half George Ford has named centre Joe Little’s effort for Old Merchant Taylors’ as the Samsung Try of the Month.