Berkshire U20s started their 2017/18 County Championship campaign with a convincing 44-8 demolition of Somerset U20s on 25th February 2018 at Redingensians RFC. The second and final game in the group is away to Devon U20s on Sunday 18th March 2018. Previously Somerset and Devon had drawn 10-10.
WIndsor RFC travelled the short distance to play Beaconsfield RFC in the RFU Intermediate Cup, South West Division, Southern Counties Cup Final. In a very tight game, Windsor triumphed 17-8, revenge for the 11-3 league defeat a few weeks ago.
Kalvin Withers (Berkshire Referee’s Society) & Dave Osborne (Reading RFC) were recognised for their hard work & loyalty, both attended the pre-match lunch in the Spirit of Rugby restaurant in the West Stand and received match tickets at the England v Wales fixture.
It is with much sadness that Maidenhead RFC have announced the passing of Club and county stalwart David Perry this week following a short illness. David was truly one of rugby's good guys, and will be sorely missed and remembered most fondly by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
More details of the 10 of our our players invited to SW England Training squad on the 21st Jamuary 2018. Good luck to thes players at the next stage. Congratulations to all the players who represented Berkshire in this campaign supporting the players progressing and to all the coaches and support staff.
Former Berkshire President (1970-72) passed away recently. A Reading RFC stalwart, he also played for Northampton & Harlequins. His 37 Berks county championship matches record has only been surpassed by our current President.
During the recent Old Mutual Wealth Autumn Internationals, Berkshire took the opportunity to reward & recognise some of the club volunteers from around the county: Steve Ward, Steve Lane, Wayne Foncette, Bob Moore, Steve Allan, Matt Healey & Mike Amos.
The ‘Berkshire Banshees’ Wheelchair Rugby Club will start training on the 11th November at 11.00am at at Reading Blue Coat School, Sonning-on-Thames, Berkshire, RG4 6SU. The Saturday morning launch is the start of a regular weekly training session. We are also delighted to advise that London Irish Rugby Club, have joined forces with all Berkshire Rugby Clubs and will be supporting Berkshire Banshees Wheelchair Rugby Club moving forward.