Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Draw for Herts 7s 2009

The draw for Herts 7s, to be held at Old Albanians on 17th May, was made at Welwyn yesterday evening. This will be the largest ever Herts 7s and will feature 20 U15 and 16 U18 teams, as well as a U12 competition. 

U15s :
  • Group A : Worcester, Berks Barbarians, Norfolk Nomads, Old Northamptonians, Letchworth
  • Group B : London Irish, Bucks Jesters, West Oxon, Ealing, OAs
  • Group C : Paviors, Oakmedians, Saracens, Hertford, Wasps
  • Group D : Welwyn, Aylestone St. James, Plymouth Albion, Camberley, Stevenage
U18s :
  • Group A : Paviors, Suffolk Sabres, Saracens, West Oxon
  • Group B : Reading, Aylestone St. James, Thomas Beckett, Hertford
  • Group C : Letchworth, Oakmedians A, Ealing, Old Northamptonians
  • Group D : Welwyn, Bucks Jesters, Plymouth Albion, Oakmedians B
The draw for the U12 competition will be made on the day.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

RFUW National Cup results 26th April

National Cup U18 Southern Final Group Reading RFC

Reading qualify and play Worcester in the Final at Litchfield RFC on 10th May

National Cup U15 Southern Final Group Reading RFC:

  • North Dorset 0 Welwyn 17
  • Thornbury 0 Welwyn 26
  • London Irish 5 Welwyn 19
Welwyn qualify and play Paviors in the Final at Litchfield RFC on 10th May

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Canadian U18 tourists need summer fixtures

If you are interested in playing a touring U18 team of 25 players from Manitoba, Canada between August 24th to September 3rd please post here or email Lisa by 1st May 2009. 

Successful teams will then be notified. Four matches are being sought in over 10 days alongside sight seeing opportunities across the country. 

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Gloucester City 10's Hartpury College 18 + 19 April Results

Under 18 Tournament:

Cup: Winners - Drybrook+Hucclecote; Runners up - Worcester.

Bowl: Winners - Exeter; Runners up - Letchworth.

Plate: Winners - Welwyn; Runners up - Newquay+Colhumpton.

Under 15 Tournament:

Cup: Winners - Welwyn; Runners up - Worcester.

Bowl: Winners - Newquay; Runners up - Burfield.

Plate: Winners - Gloucester; Runners up - Old Northamptonians

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Free entry for U12 teams at Herts 7s!

Herts 7s is close to fully booked with 14 U18 and 18 U15 teams signed up - but the first attempt to run a U12 competition is a little low on entries, so the organisers are now offering free entry to all U12 teams!

This is already exciting interest - so if you are interested please contact Tasha Saint-Smith as quickly as you can.

Thursday, April 09, 2009

Free funding advice for all clubs

Calling all sports clubs, coaches, teachers, volunteers and those working in the Community Sports sector. The Herts Sports Partnership are delighted to invite you to the:

2009 Herts Community Sports Summit

The Fielder Centre, Hatfield Business Park,Hatfield,Herts
Monday 20th April 2009 - starting at 6.30pm

This year's Community Sports Summit is FREE to all those involved in delivering sport and physical activity in schools and the community. The summit provides an opportunity for delegates to be brought up to speed on a number of topical issues and the changing landscape for the delivery of sport in England.

The programme includes workshops that will cover areas as diverse as safeguarding and child protection; sports volunteering; the government's Physical Education and Sports Strategy for Young People (PESSYP); Sport England's new grant scheme; Community Sports Networks (CSNs); and a session by one of the country's leading funding advisers, Svend Elkjaer of Sports Marketing Network, intriguingly entitled ‘From Doggy Walks to Direct Debits - 42 ways your club can grow its income'.

To find out more information and to book your place go to:

Sunday, April 05, 2009

RFUW National Cup results affecting Herts Clubs 5th April

National Cup U18 Southern Final Group Reading RFC Part 1 (Part 2 on 26th April):

Thornbury U18 0 Welwyn U18 22
Reading U18 12 Welwyn U18 0

U18 Southern Winners will be decided on 26th April

National Cup U15 South / South East / East Round London Irish RFC:

London Irish U15 0 Welwyn U15 38
Ellingham U15 12 Welwyn U15 19

London Irish U15 and Welwyn U15 progress to the Southern Final Group Stage on 26th April