MRFC News & Events
Welcome to Maidenhead RFC's news and events page
There is lots going on at the club and here we hope to keep you up to date with what's coming up and reports on recent events.
22nd March from 7pm
Maidenhead Touch Tournament 30th Mar
Junior Festival - Ages 10-17 (9:00 - 11:00)
£10 per Player or £100 per Team of 12 (includes coaching, festival games, prizes & post-match food)
Touch Tournament (11:00 - 18:00)
£200 per team of up to 14 (includes all tourni games, prizes, post-match food & afterparty from 6pm til late)
The 400 Club draw for February 2019 was held at Maidenhead Rugby Club on Saturday 2nd March 2019 prior to our match with Newton Abbot.
The draw was made by the three visiting committee members of Newton Abbot RFC
Winners for February
Rene and Heidi, raising money for Pancreatic Cancer Action, because 'Earlier detection could have given us options'
It is very important to Rene and Heidi to raise money for the early diagnosis of this awful disease.
Genetic testing is to be carried out on their siblings and children to see if they carry the gene. We can only hope that they don't. But for their future, something needs to be done to diagnose pancreatic cancer upon those first symptoms.
Please, if you can, donate to this fundraising page: Donate at: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/heidi-dance1
Hello Maidenhead Juniors Massive!
You may (or may not) know that I'm involved in a business which puts on sports holidays in various lovely locations... Our 'home' has been at the fantastic Forte Village in Sardinia since we started and as great as it is, it's also a bit pricey.
So... we've decided to add a new location which ultimately delivers the same incredible coaching/family holiday experience but at a much more affordable cost.
We're doing a trial week in Easter (13th - 20th April) and going out to a select group with a special "introductory offer" to try and get some bums on seats.
This is why I'm coming to you...
Venue - Desert Springs Resort in Spain
Rugby Legend - my old England mucker Lewis Moody will be heading up the coaching.
Special prices below:
- 1 bed apartment inc. rugby coaching (2 people) = £650 (should be £1,650)
- 2 bed apartment inc. rugby coaching (up to 4 people) = £975 (should be £1,990)
Accommodation is self catered and you'll need to add flights (to Murcia or Almeria) and car hire on top, but if you need any help on this, Pete and the team at Legend are there to support
January 400 Club draw
The 400 Club draw for January 2019 was held at Maidenhead Rugby Club on Saturday 26th January 2019 prior to our match with Exmouth.
The draw was made by Nick Smith Director of Rugby Exmouth RFC.
Winners for January
Touch - Rugby Camp & England Academy session
Get active at Maidenhead RFC
Try something new this year and get active at Maidenhead RFC!
We are running fitness sessions on a Wednesday evening down at the club and we would love to get more men/women and boys/girls to get involved! This is a great way for people of all ages (minimum age 14, no maximum age) to come and enjoy group fitness and our sessions are especially popular with families with quite a few groups of older children attending with their parents!
We offer 45 minutes of group fitness from 8-8.45pm then an optional 45 minutes after of non-contact social touch rugby (until 9.30pm), which is really easy to learn and fun for the whole family!
What's more, this is all absolutely FREE to Maidenhead RFC club members, as this is run by the club's touch rugby section: Mohawks! Cost is £5 per 90 minute session for non-members. So if you are thinking of taking up something new, want to get fit or just hang out with some new people then come and join us any Wed night (no need to pre-book). Moulded plastic boots are the advisable footwear to bring as metal studs are not permitted for touch.
400 Club draw for December
The 400 Club draw for December 2018 was held at Maidenhead Rugby Club on Saturday 15th December 2018 prior to our match with Camborne.
The draw was made by Malcolm Tomkins Secretary Camborne RFC.
Winners for December
400 Club draw for November
The 400 Club draw for November 2018 was held at Maidenhead Rugby Club on Saturday 1st December 2018 prior to our match with Bournemouth.
The draw was made by Phil Sinkinson Chairman Bournemouth RFC.
Winners for November
400 Club draw for October
The 400 Club draw for October 2018 was held at Maidenhead Rugby Club on Saturday 27 October 2018 prior to our match with Weston Super Mare.
The draw was made by Barry Sparks Chairman Weston Super Mare RFC.
Winners for October
400 Club draw for September
The 400 Club draw for September 2018 was held at Maidenhead Rugby Club on Monday 15th October 2018 following the Committee meeting.
The draw was made by Dick Brown MRFC President.
Winners for September.
Former player and long standing member of the club Dave Evans sadly passed away on 9th September aged 73.
Dave's funeral will be held at 3.15pm on Wednesday, October 3rd at Amersham Crematorium, followed by drinks back at the club.
As Dave's number 1s was a rugby shirt, the family would really like it if attendees could wear a rugby shirt of their choice, no need to wear black.
No flowers please -There is a fund set up at Pymm's Funeral Directors, for donations to British Heart foundation.
Maidenhead RFC Baseball caps
High quality Maidenhead RFC Baseball caps are now available!!!
2 sizes currently available - Junior (*U6 - U9) and Adult (*U10+) - both black, MRFC logo on the front with adjustable Velcro straps at the back.
Very comfortable fit with an extra wide brim.
£10 per baseball cap
For any queries OR if you would like to place an order, please email email@example.com
400 Club draw for June, July and August
The 400 Club draw for June, July and August 2018 was held at Maidenhead Rugby Club on Monday 20th August 2018 following the Committee meeting.
The draw was made by Dick Brown MRFC President.
Winners for June
Winners for July
Winners for August
Message from the Prime Minister
Dear Maidenhead Colts RFC Team,
I am writing to congratulate you all for winning the final match against Tynedale U-18's on Saturday 19 May and being titled Champions of England.
This is a marvellous achievement and certainly worth celebrating as I understand this is the first time the Maidenhead RFC has won this title. You all deserve a pat on the back and I am sure your friends and families are tremendously proud of you.
You have made Maidenhead RFC very proud and again, please accept my warmest congratulations.
The Rt Hon Theresa May MP for Maidenhead and Prime Minister
SUMMER (AFTER SCHOOL) TOUCH RUGBY CLUB
Boys and girls aged 5-14 are welcome to join us in Braywick Park from 5-6pm on Tuesday evenings during the School Summer Term. We will be coaching a mixture of non-contact touch rugby and tag rugby for the younger ones. This is a great way to improve coordination, speed, agility and quickness plus an opportunity to get friends from school/other sports involved in a rugby based sport. First session is FREE and thereafter Maidenhead RFC members receive a 50% discount on prices (i.e. £2.50 per session PAYG).
SUMMER O2TOUCH LEAGUE
Adults and older kids (aged 14+) are welcome to enter the Summer O2Touch League at Maidenhead RFC starting 26 June and running for 8 weeks on Tuesday evenings. For full details, please visit www.in2touch.com.
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