The next event of Reading Rugby Business Network is only weeks before the New Zealand tour by the famous British & Irish Lions. "British & Irish Lions – what are the team building lessons for your business?" Tuesday 16 May 2017 – 7.00 pm at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre, Marlow Road, Bisham, Marlow SL7 1RR with Tim Stimpson and Thinus Delport.
Berkshire Ladies kick off their 2017 campaign away to Surrey on Sunday 30th April 2017 with Berkshire Seniors' first match is at Reading RFC versus Sussex on Saturday 13th May 2017. The Berkshire Touch Festival is on 7th May 2017 at Berkshire Shire Hall and the Berkshire Floodlit Sevens is at Maidenhead RFC on the 19th May 2017.
Reading RFC are hosting an event on Saturday 13th May 2017 11.30am for those who want to experience the game or set up their own team or venue. There is much more information if you click the headline - rules, programme of sessions/venues etc.
England Counties U18s tour to Dublin recently saw two Berkshire players on opposite sides. Benjamin Atkins from Bracknell RFC for England and Arron O’Sullivan from Tadley RFC for Ireland - and both started. A double celebration for Berkshire and congratulations to both players.
The RFU Energy Club/Berkshire County RFU launch event on 5th April 2017 was extremely well attended and this is an update with further information. The most important next step is for each club to commission an Energy Survey to start the process.
Hannah Edwards, the Berkshire RFU RDO, has compiled a quarterly report on her and her colleagues within Berkshire clubs and schools. Working in partnership with Berkshire County RFU, resources and funding are prioritised. Hopefully this overview will inspire closer cooperation with our clubs and schools.
Wellington College ended their unbeaten domestic year by securing the NatWest U15 Schools Cup with a 25-12 victory over Warwick School at Twickenham. The victory ended Warwick school's hopes of sealing the double in the U15 and U18 competitions.
Berkshire County RFU and the RFU invite all our member clubs to our inaugural Energy Night at Reading RFC on Wednesday 5th April 2017 commencing at 6.30pm. We would encourage all Club Chairmen and Facilities Managers to attend - it is much more than installing LEDs!