When does training start?
Mens preseason training begins Tuesday 28 June, 6.45pm and will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays thereafter. There's also Saturday Touch Rugby throughout the summer 10am-12pm. We have a full programme of preseason fixtures and social activities in July and August and intend to kick off the season in great form on Saturday 3 September.
New recruits are welcomed. We offer Rugby for all levels of ability and experience and will be fielding 1XV 2XV 3XV and VETS teams in the 2022/23 season. For more information on Mens Rugby at Eccles RFC please contact Director of Rugby Sam Simpson 07935 403171.
U18 Senior Colts preseason training begins Wednesday 20 July 6.30pm and will continue Wednesdays and Sundays thereafter. For more information on Colts Rugby at Eccles RFC please contact Club Chairman Chris Gaffey 07971817375.
How do I join?
Membership for the new season opens on 1st August. After this date players can sign up and pay fees on this link REGISTRATION . Any problems with the online RFU GMS process call Heather Thorpe 07762 081105. Eccles is an inclusive club. We believe in Rugby for All. To keep Rugby accessible to our community our membership fees represents unrivalled value. More details here MEMBERSHIP
What facilities does the club offer?
Players at Eccles RFC enjoy terrifc facilites including four grass pitches, floodlight 3G training pitch, physio treatment room, and gym with weights and cardio equipment. Our clubhouse has a bar with Sky Sports, and upstairs there's a kitchen, coffee shop, conference room and an balcony offering an elevated view of the first team pitch. More details here FACILITIES