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Presidents Message & Blog
I am immensely proud to have been elected President of Norwich Rugby Football Club as it enters its 134th season. For those of you who do not have a clue who I am, I fully intend to spend as much time as possible during the season meeting as many of ... More
 
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Welcome all to Beeston Hyrne for what we hope will be another exciting season for the Club.

Our coaching team and the players have been working hard pre-season and our aspiration is to build and progress on last year’s success on the ... More

 
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Latest Club News Item

- 24/01/2020

NORFOLK CUP POSTPONEMENT

The scheduled Norfolk Cup Semi Final against Wymondham on Saturday 8th February, will not now take place until Saturday 4th April. This is the scheduled League game between the teams, to be held at Norwich and will be a 'double-header'. These was the wishes of both teams and so is a very sensible and pragmatic solution.

 

BRENDAN DWYER - RIP

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It is with the greatest sadness that we have to report the death of our old friend, former President and part of the fabric of our club, Brendan Dwyer. Brendan died in the early hours of Sunday 19th January after a long illness borne with his trademark good humour and determination. Brendan's heart and soul was in the Club and he had still been coming to watch the 1st XV games as recently as a few weeks ago.

He will be very sadly missed and our deepest sympathy is extended to Shirley and the family. Funeral details to follow.

 

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to 1st XV winger Adam Huggins, who has been selected to play in the U18 London Division  trails at London Irish Wildgeese on Sunday 26th January.

Adam is a product of our Mini and Youth system. Best of luck Adam.

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Anyone would think that we are getting depressed about winter, the fact that we are focused on summer events for next year!

The reason for flagging this up so early is for other Clubs to know about it, should they wish to register a team.

Saturday 6th of June 2020, all day and into the night.
Four tournaments will take place; Men & Women's Elite, Men's Norfolk Cup, Men's Social.
Over £2,500 in prizes, bragging rights and other rewards for winners & runners up.
Team registration open now! Just £120 entry per team. Get yourselves booked in now!
Live music throughout the day and our resident DJ to keep us partying past bedtime.
Exceptional local food and local beer traders will be on offer
Sponsored by one of our Club Main Sponsors Scott Timber Buildings

The link to register is HERE

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Latest 1st XV Match Report

Stowmarket 0 Norwich 43 - 17/08/2019

This was Norwich’s most complete, 80 minutes of rugby this season. It was built on tenacious defence and patient attack, protecting the ball well. Stowmarket were never allowed to get a foothold in the game. Norwich dealt with the kick off and flankers Dave Micklethwaite and Jake Wharton combined to break out into Stowmarket territory, the backs going close in the corner. A ten metre scrum resulted, which was an area that Norwich dominated, all afternoon. With just 4 minutes gone, Norwich .....
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Latest Vets News

Latest from the Vets 24.01.20 - 24/01/2020

Vets news

We’re meeting every Thursday at 6.00pm at the club to show you’re never too old to play. Many have told me they’re ’past it’ or &.....
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Latest 1st XV News

Man of the Match v South Woodham Ferrers - 19/01/2020

'The Last' Man of the Match in the home game v South Woodham Ferrers was Phil Buckley.

Phil received a bottle of  'The Last' Champagne and a meal for two at the superb.....
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Latest 2nd XV News

Waffle House Man of the Match v Diss 2's - 10/11/2019

Congratulations to Michael Barber who won the Waffle House Lions Man of the Match award in the narrow defeat to Diss 2's yesterday. Michael (who a lot of people kept calling 'Mark' all afternoon) i.....
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Latest 2nd XV Match Report

Norwich Walsham 46 Norwich 0 - 18/01/2020

On a crisp winter’s day, a strong Lions squad travelled to second placed North Walsham. Having been beaten at Home in the League and away in the Cup, they were under no illusions that this wo.....
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Latest 3rd XV News

Wally's Man of the Match v UEA - 19/01/2020

The AXV Man of the Match Award in the game v UEA, was Sam Jermy.

Wally's man of the Match is sponsored by AXV Player Mark 'Wally' Walton and consists of a DIY meal for two of some form or an.....
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Latest 3rd XV Match Report

Norwich Union 2's 33 Norwich AXV 10 - 11/01/2020


The first 30 minutes saw Union camped on the Norwich 22 metre line. Norwich just couldn't get out, penalties for the visitors were kicked into a fierce wind which virtually saw them come .....
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Latest Girls Youth Rugby News

Norwich Girls Festival Sunday 27th November - 13/11/2019

On a sunny autumn afternoon at Norwich RFC, around 275 girls from 13 different EC clubs took to the pitches for what turned out to be a fantastic display of quality girls rugby.

The Clubhouse.....
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Latest Girls Youth Rugby Match Report

Match report from the Sudbury 7's - 29/09/2019

 
On a somewhat changeable afternoon in Sudbury our U18s arrived, fired up for their first set of matches this season.
We had a squad of 10 – a little depleted and certainly le.....
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Latest Under 15's Match Report

WEst Norfolk 19 Norwich 22 (EC Cup) - 03/11/2019

For the second time in four weeks we found ourselves heading out to the distant lands that are West Norfolk Rugby Club. Whilst it was an overcast and dull journey we were hopeful that the rain woul.....
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Latest Under 14's Match Report

Norwich 10 Beccles 43 - 26/01/2020

Norwich U14s hosted Beccles in the fifth round of County Cup on a mild breezy January day on the first team pitch.

Beccles are a strong outfit who have beaten both Holt and West Norfolk in th.....
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Latest Under 13's Match Report

Under 13 report v Lowestoft & Yarmouth - 05/01/2020

Score 1-17 (tries)

For our first game of 2020, after the Christmas Break one never knows quite how the boys are going to be? However, from the off they were keen, eager and hungry to get ba.....
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Latest Mini Squad Match Report

Minis Reports 19th January 2020 - 19/01/2020

UNDER 7 REPORT


This weekend saw the kids return to a competitive field against the North Walsham U7’s team. Since the beginning of the new year it is evident the children .....
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