Amateur Rugby

The Importance of Community Rugby

Football has always been the superior sport throughout British society, dominating school PE lessons, attendance figures and annoyingly 90% of Sky Sports News coverage! Yet Rugby Union’s popularity is growing tremendously, with the RFU predicting participation rates to be tipping 200,000 in England alone. After successive Six Nations and Sevens Series, interest in the sport is soaring, and now English …

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Def Leppard sponsor Rhiwbina rugby under 10s

            Cardiff based Rhiwbina rugby club have today been able to announce that their new shirt sponsor is none other than rock band Def Leppard. The rocking collaboration was negotiated by Rhiwbina coach Richard Proctor who does artwork for the band. Lead singer Joe Elliott said he was delighted to sponsor the team “because Richard is …

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Rugby Player Retires at 71

Preston Grasshoppers living legend Keith Brierly has finally hung up his playing boots at the grand old age of 71. Having played for the Lancashire club for 52 seasons Keith will now take a well deserved break on the sidelines. In his time at the club Keith has played both on the wing and as a flanker in over 2,000 …

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