Easter Saracen’s Rugby Camp

Dear parents,

Thinking of something to do with the kids over Easter.

Looking to exercise them, have fun, and learn/develop their rugby skills…….

We have the answer: The Saracens Easter rugby camp @ TWRFC
Date:
Mon 15th Apr 19 – Tue 16th Apr 19
Time:
09:45 – 15:15
No. of Days:
2
Venue:
Tunbridge Wells RFC
Ages:
6-13 years as at 01/09/2018
Gender: Boys and Girls

This Saturday 23rd March

This week we have:

1st XV – Home to Chingford

2nd XV – Home to Beckenham 2’s

3rd XV – Away at Edenbridge 1’s

4th XV – Home to TJ’s 3’s

All 3pm kick offs. We have the VP’s lunch at The Spa and if you haven’t booked a place there might still be a chance if you contact Alan Skinner today

The last home lunch of the season on 6th April is almost sold out so please contact Michelle urgently if you would like a place.

Tim McCabe has organised for the lovely Charmaine from Sueno Boutique to be at the club again on Saturday from 2pm-4pm with her pop up fashion shop. If you missed out last time here’s your chance to grab something gorgeous!

Squad to face Chingford

Carl Straeche
Josh Pankhurst
Brendan Crosilla
Josh Hawkins
Christian Earle
Ben Isbell
Mike Hathaway
Nick Doherty
Charlie Rigby
Frank Reynolds
Rich Murray
George Montgomery
Mike Doherty
Jake Caddy
Ryan Taylor-Dennehy

Stu Nicholls
Matt Symonds
Max Hobbs

This Saturday 16th March

This Saturday 16th March we have only one fixture with the second team away at Medway for a 2pm kick off.

Our next lunch is the VP’s lunch at The Spa on 23rd March followed by our last lunch at the club for the Sidcup game on the 6th of April. The lunch on the 6th of April is selling out fast so if you would like a place please let Michelle know.

The clubhouse will be open on Saturday for the 6 Nations Games so come along and enjoy the atmosphere!

TWRFC Youth Fundraising Ball on 23rd March: AUCTION LOTS

In advance of the TWRFC Youth Fundraising Ball on 23rd March please find below our auction lots which are available to bid on. We are offering all members of the club the opportunity to bid on these lots. Please send your name, email address, Lot number(s) you wish to bid on and maximum bid amount in confidence by MONDAY 18th March to our event organiser Sarah@colleyraine.co.uk.

The Event team will confidentially proxy bid for you up to your maximum bid. You will be notified on Monday 25th March if you have been successful. Thank you. (Please note, by sending your proxy bid you are committing to paying up to your maximum amount for the lot you have requested the events team bid for on your behalf.)

Auction Lots

LOT 1 : Dinner, bed & breakfast for two at The Dorset Arms, Withyham
Enjoy a sumptuous dinner followed by a relaxing night’s stay and delicious breakfast at The Dorset Arms Public House in Withyham, an 18th century alehouse which retains the atmosphere of a traditional pub, whilst offering excellent food with an emphasis on local and seasonal produce of a high standard. Donated by Mark and Tam Weaver.

LOT 2: Chapel Down Premium Experience 2019 at The Gin Works, Kings Cross for 4 people
Two hour portfolio tasting of all Chapel Down’s favourite drinks followed by a delicious 3-course lunch and wine. After a brief introduction, a sensory tasting session using smell, taste and vision to appreciate the seven wines followed by lunch with a classic Chapel Down wine to accompany it. Donated by Richard Woodhouse, Chapel Down

LOT 3 : Luxury Seafood Hamper
Stuffed ‘to the gills’ with responsibly sourced, delicious seafood and shellfish from Nortrade Donated by Rob Greig, Nortrade

LOT 4: Exclusive VIP tickets for Disney on Ice at the O2
4 seats for Disney on Ice throughout Dec 2019 to early Jan 2020. Arena seats with fast track VIP entry and access to Amex VIP Club Lounge before the show. Donated by Rob Brophy

LOT 5 : TWRFC Parking Space for a year (2 x Lots)
Don’t want to join ‘the scrum’ trying to find a parking space for training or match days? Secure your own spot for the next 12 months.

LOT 6 : Butler-served exclusive Whiting & Hammond Dinner for 4
Dinner for four and two bottles of wine in one of the Whiting & Hammond fully-heated huts (available all year) – ring the bell and your personal butler will deliver whatever you need. The only question is where to choose? Available at The Little Brown Jug, The Kings Head, The Blue Ball or The Rose & Crown. Donated by Brian Whiting & Chris Hammond

LOT 7 : A Weeks holiday in the Midi-pyrenees for up to 10 people

Located in Aussac in the stunning Tarn region of France, this beautiful holiday home with pool sleeps 10 people. 5 bedrooms, huge games room with pool, darts and table football, 3 bathrooms and large garden. Available first 3 weeks of June or July or from 3rd September 2019 or more dates available 2020. Donated by Tammy Samuel

LOT 8 : Exclusive chateau weekend for two in Champagne

A Gastronomic weekend at Le Château de Candie, Chambery includes: Friday: Private Transfer, Champagne reception and introduction to the 14th Century Chateau/ 5 course Dinner accompanied by selected wines in the Hotel’s l’Orangerie restaurant. Saturday: Leisurely Breakfast / Lunch at the Hotel or simply lounge by the pool / Evening champagne and wine-tasting with Château Master Sommelier Thierry Vial and 5 course Champagne Dinner. Sunday: Leisurely Breakfast. Donated by Rod Fraser & Richard Green

U12 Auction Lots – Tour Fundraiser

LOT 9 : Signed England rugby shirt from the 2017 Autumn Internationals
XL shirt signed by Vunipola, Ewels. Robshaw, Hartley, Genge, Mallinder, Williams, Maunder, Marchant, May, Wilson, Brown, Francis, Wigglesworth and Underhill. Donated by CSM Sport & Entertainment

LOT 10 : International Match Tickets
2 tickets for debenture seats in the South Middle stand for the England v Wales match at Twickenham to be held on Sunday 11th August 2019. Donated by Nomura

LOT 11 : Signed Gold Disc
A signed Robbie Williams Gold Disc. Donated by Nomura

All our very generous donors have donated these lots so ALL monies raised go directly to the club (with lots 9-11 going directly to the U12 Tour) so please support the future of Tunbridge Wells rugby COYW.

This Saturday 9th of March

This week we have two games planned as the 2nd and 3rd team games have been cancelled.

1st XV – Away at CS Stags (3pm kick off)

4th XV – Home to Sheppey 2s (2.30pm kick off)

We have a coach going to CS Stags leaving the club at 10.30am and if any members would like to travel with the squad please let Michelle know.

Please note that if you are driving to C S Stags please use the postcode W4 2RZ in your sat nav.

First Team Squad to face C S Stags

Carl Straeche
Josh Pankhurst
Brendan Crosilla
Christian Earle
Josh Hawkins
Ben Isbell
Mike Hathaway
Nick Doherty
Charlie Rigby
Frank Reynolds
Richard Murray
George Montgomery
Mike Doherty
Jake Caddy
Ryan Taylor-Dennehy (c)

Stuart Nicholls
Jack Lamb
Max Hobbs

Alan has sent out details of the VP’s lunch at The Spa on the 23rd of March so make sure you book your spot at this popular event.

This Saturday 2nd March

This Saturday we have a full house of games!

1st XV – Home to Bedford Athletic

2nd XV – Home to Old Alleynians 2s

3rd XV – Away at Ashford 2s

4th XV – Away at Cliffe 2s

As we will have moved into March the kick off times are 3pm for the rest of the season.

The first team game this week is sponsored by Town and Country Housing and we are grateful for their support and the support of all our sponsors and volunteers.

We will be hosting a pre match lunch and if you would like a place please let Michelle know. Lunch is at 1pm for a 1.30pm sit down. The menu is cottage pie and vegetables followed by a cheese board. Final numbers have to be confirmed by Thursday 28/2.

First team squad to face Bedford:

Aston Croall
Josh Pankhurst
Brendan Crosilla
Christian Earle
Matt Symonds
Ben Isbell
Josh Hawkins
Nick Doherty
Charlie Rigby
Frank Reynolds
Jake Caddy
Mike Doherty
George Montgomery
Rich Murray
Ryan Taylor-Dennehy (c)

Luke Hawkins
Stuart Nicholls
Matt Spicer

We also have a social planned for Saturday night:

Club Social – Saturday 2nd March
TWRFC Beer Pong Championship
All club members welcome..
Get your teams (of 2) and team names to Stu Nicholls by Thursday 28th February.
Tournament to start at 7pm
1st Prize -Whiting and Hammond meal for 2

This Saturday 23rd February

This Saturday we have only one fixture as the 2s travel to Beckenham to play their rescheduled game. We are waiting confirmation of kick off time.

The clubhouse and bar will be open from 2pm on Saturday to show the 6 nations games.

This Saturday 16th February

This Saturday 16th February we have

This week we have:

1st XV – Away at Tring

2nd XV – Home to Sidcup 2’s

3rd XV – Away to Folkestone’s

4th XV – Home to Aylesford 3’s.

All 2.30pm kick offs.

We will have a coach going to Tring leaving St Marks at 10.45am and if so if any members would like to travel up to support the first team please let Michelle know.

If anyone would like to travel independently to Tring the directions are here.

First team squad:

Carl Straeche
Stuart Nicholls
Brendan Crosilla
Christian Earle
Matt Symonds
Luke Hawkins
Mike Hathaway
Nick Doherty
Anthony Storkey
Frank Reynolds
Richard Webster
George Montgomery
Mike Doherty
Rich Murray
Jake Caddy

Aston Croall
Max Hobbs
Toby Talbot

TWRFC v Sutton and Epsom RFC Saturday 9th February CHANGE OF VENUE

The game tomorrow has been moved to the 3G pitch at:

Bennett Memorial School
Culverden Down
Tunbridge Wells
TN4 9SH

Kick off time remains at 2.30pm however the pre match lunch will now be served at 12.15pm. Bar will open 11.45am.

Parking at Bennett is limited but there is plenty of parking in the surrounding roads. Please note that the traffic wardens have been know to ticket cars that are parked with their wheels on the pavement.

Please observe the 3G pitch rules:

This Saturday 9th February UPDATED

This Saturday 9th February we have 4 games planned:

1st XV – Home to Sutton & Epsom

2nd XV – Away at Tonbridge Juddians 2’s

3rd XV – Away at Gravesend 3’s Cancelled

4th XV – Away at Canterbury 4’s

And we move to 2.30pm kick offs for February

We have our usual pre match lunch and this week it is sponsored by ITS Limited with a theme of Ex Coaches so if you know any coaches who haven’t been to lunch for a while please invite them along. Sit down is 1pm as kick off is at the later time of 2.30pm. Lunch is £20/head including a programme and entry to the game and the menu this week is game pie, new potatoes and veg followed by cheese and biscuits.

Squad to face Sutton and Epsom:

Carl Straeche
Stuart Nicholls
Brendan Crosilla
Christian Earle
Josh Hawkins
Ben Isbell
Mike Hathaway
Nick Doherty
Anthony Storkey
Frank Reynolds
Matt Spicer
George Montgomery
Mike Doherty
Rich Murray
Jake Caddy

Dave Allen
Josh Pankhurst
Richard Webster
Luke Hawkins
Chester Clough
Joe Nichol
Lucas Scully