Wed 06 Jul 2022 22:41

The rugby season is over, but that does not mean the club is closed. Far from it. With Mini & Junior team Presentation events throughout May, Touch Rugby, Walking Rugby, the Rugby Premiership Final, three England v Australia Tests on TV and the annual Eccles Beer Festival already in the events calendar it's looking like a busy summer season at Eccles RFC.

Touch Rugby

Played throughout the summer on Saturday mornings, 10am - 12 noon, followed by refreshments in the clubhouse. For details contact James ‭07791 227616‬

Junior Touch Rugby

Played throughout the summer on Wednesday evenings, 6pm - 7pm, starting June 8th. Suitable for age groups U12s - U15s. For details contact Dan ‭‭07789 202189

Walking Rugby

Played throughout the summer on Monday evenings, 7pm - 8pm, followed by refreshments in the clubhouse. For details contact Alan 07747 570345‬

May Events

Friday 20th -U11’s & U12’s Presentations at 7pm.

Saturday 21st – U14’s Presentation at 2pm. U13’s Girls and U13’s Boys Presentations at 6pm.

Saturday 21st -  Eccles RFC v Littleborough RUFC in the Lancashire Plate Final, at Wigan RUFC, KO 12pm

Friday 27th – U16’s Presentation at 7pm.

Saturday 28th – U9’s presentation at 6:30pm

Saturday 28th - European Rugby Champions Cup Final Leinster v La Rochelle KO 4.45pm.  

Saturday 28th - European Champions League Final Real Madrid v Liverpool KO 8pm. 

June Events

Monday 6th – AGM at 8pm

Wednesday 8th - Junior Touch Rugby starts. School Pitches, 6pm - 7pm.

Saturday 11th – Touch Rugby followed by Premiership Semi’s, KO 1pm and KO 4pm.

Saturday 18th – Touch Rugby followed by Premiership Final KO 3pm. *Cask Ale promotion.

Tuesday 28th – Mens Pre-season training commences.

July Events

Saturday 2nd - Touch Rugby. On the screens England v Australia 1st Test KO 10:55am.

Saturday 9th - Touch Rugby. On the screens England v Australia 2nd Test KO 10:55am.

Saturday 16th - Volunteer Day. Touch Rugby. England v Australia 3rd Test KO 10:55am.

Saturday 30th - Touch Rugby - International Mens Friendly Fixture vs Rotterdamse Studenten Rugby Club (RSRC). KO 3pm.

August Events

Saturday 13th – Womens and Girls Event. TBC

Friday 19th – Eccles Beer, Gin & Rum Festival, 2:30pm - 10:30pm

Saturday 20th - Eccles Beer, Gin & Rum Festival, 12:30pm - 11:00pm.

Saturday 20th - “Eccles Cup” Mens Rugby Invitational Charity Tournament. Competitors TBC.

Sunday 21st – Eccles Beer, Gin & Rum Festival, 12:30pm - 5pm. Family Day.

Saturday 27th - Eccles 3XV vs Trafford MV 3XV at home (pre-season friendly). KO 3pm.

First published 17 May 2022. Dates and details were correct at the time of publication. Additional events will be added to the calendar as they are confirmed. Please check club social media for regular updates.

Please remember that our pitches are currently undergoing annual seeding and maintenance in readiness for the new season in September. Until further notice please keep off the grass. Thanks. CG.

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