Author: Nolan

And End Of An Era

It is with great sadness, but also great excitement, that VRFC would like to announce their new post-game awards. As the winner of the Black Dog on many occasions (indeed I even won it twice as a spectator!!) it is with great sadness that I announce the Black Dog has been retired. The Black Dog was awarded to those that really showed the grit and determination to get it all wrong on the day. I clearly demonstrated that on many occasions, as did many of us. For that we thank you Black Dog. With the withdraw of Wightlink as...

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And So It Begins!

Finally the 2015-16 season kicks off with a home double header against Romsey RFC. Having dropped down a league they will prove a tough opening game which will be a good test for the guys. Both games kick off at 1400 (change of times due to RWC) with the 1st XV at the club and the 2nd XV at Rew Valley Sports Centre. Team Sponsors AJ Wells and Ventnor Haven Fishery Match Sponsors Hose Rhodes Dickson, John Liddelow Financial Services, Yates’ Brewery, Ayres Punchard Financial Services, IW Owl and Falconry Centre, Northwood Garage Please note the fixtures section of...

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The Rugby World Cup Is Here!!!

So whats more exciting? The beginning of the season or the start of the Rugby World Cup because they are both this week!!!!! The bar will be open from 7pm on Friday night so anyone who wants to come is welcome! Thanks to the RFU for there Get Behind England Kit we have decorated the club house and we have bags full of freebies to give away. Even better will be the bar promotions raffle so come along and find out what its all about! … “watch rugby, with rugby players at a rugby...

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Its nearly here!!!

Finally after what seems like months (mainly because it has been) we can say the season starts this month! Unfortunately the “friendly” against Ryde for this coming Saturday has been cancelled as they are unable to raise a team. However, we have managed to arrange another “friendly” against the Hurries for next Wednesday (09.09.15). The all systems go for the league openers on Saturday 19th Sept with a home double header against Romsey. We have an exciting announcement regarding match day awards which will be made later in the week. Oh and there is a Rugby World Cup starting...

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Club Update August

So what has been going on at Ventnor RFC the last few weeks? Well as always quite a bit! Pre-season is now in full swing with guys being worked hard by both Damo and Jim. With the first game only a month away the hard work really starts now. There have been some impressive displays at training and plenty of competition for places in the 1st XV Fixtures have now been confirmed for both the 1st and 2nd XV. These can be found on the Hampshire RFU website: 1st XV Fixtures 2nd XV Fixtures We also have a number of “friendlies” with the other Island based clubs starting with Ryde on 5th September 2015. The Club has also hosted both a Hampshire U15 training camp during August with the squad camping at the club over the weekend. The club also acted as the official Ventnor Fringe Festival Campsite. And talking of camping don’t forget with have the BIG camping weekend coming up soon. Friday 28th-Monday 31st August. We have live music booked for the Saturday night when the Welsh singing sensation Daryle Saunders will grace us with his presence. This also a game of golf planned for the Saturday afternoon. And don’t forget the BBQ that NEVER goes out! Wood! More wood than you could shake a big stick at! After the felling of the trees we now have...

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