Thu 17 Sep 2020 17:51

Wow! What a great day! The sun shined, and so did all the rugby! We hoped everyone enjoyed getting back out on the pitch and showing off some of your skills.

England Rugby were there videoing the U9s after their unique charity fundraiser during lockdown, On the England Rugby social media channels the video has had over 61,000 views!

If you haven’t seen it yet, you can view the England Rugby video on England Rugby Website, England Rugby Facebook page and the England Rugby Twitter page or click here https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=953045651872319&extid=TBqyUGN6YxEadaLd

Hopefully, Alice will be able to put some tackles in sooner rather than later, fingers crossed.

There was also Ready4Rugby demonstrated on Pitch 1 by our youth and senior teams. They put on a great show, showing the club what they are capable of. Most age groups gained a couple of new players. Thank you to everyone for making them feel welcome.

We welcomed the future RFU President Nigel Gillingham to our great club, with our new President Jez Spicer giving him a tour. We also hosted Gillingham’s Mayor, Shaftesbury’s Deputy Mayor and Local Councillor Val Pothecary.

Overall, it was a tremendous day and advert for our club, which would not have been possible without the efforts of our players, coaches and volunteers. The board would like to thank you all for all your efforts and fantastic hospitality.

Check out Martin Stewarts photos of the day here https://www.facebook.com/martinstewartimages/posts/2719860788254475 

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