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New coaching team 2019-20

Player awards evening 2019
At Fridays Players Presentation evening Chris Stone announced he was standing down as Head coach due to family and work commitments and will continue in a player only role. The new coaching team will now consist of Jon Bake forwards coach, Tom Andrews backs coach and Morley Hilton assistant coach. Gary Morris is steppping down as Director of Rugby and Jon Bake will take on this role. On the playing front Fraser Swarbrooke anounced he was standing down as 1stxv captain and Calum Heseltine will be the new captain for the 2019-20 season.

The Development XV coaching team will be headed up by Kurt Sutcliffe as a player/coach and Richard Turner as a coach.

Upcoming Events

When our car park is full please be considerate and respectful to our neighbours in the Village. If possible please avoid parking on Village streets and do not in any event block driveways. There is more parking space available towards the bridge and by the side of the pitch. Thank you.

Tuesday 16th April
Colts and Senior training starts 7pm

Thursday 11th April
Junior, Colts and Senior Training 7-8:30pm Can you please avoid walking up the greass banking onto the patio and knocking mud off you boots there and on the clubhouse entrance steps and foyer area. The clubhouse is now being used for private functions on a Friday.
Please use the steps from the pitch upto the player entrance and clean your bootr there

Summer Touch Rugby

Summer touch rugby

The club are hosting a summer touch rugby event to run on Monday evenings 7-9pm starting from 6th May. The event is open to everyone so it would be great to see as many of you as possible at the club including all players and ex players, junior players 14 and over, junior coaches, junior parents and any non members are very welcome. In order to encourage the fairer sex to get invoved there must be at least one female in the team.

This should be loads of fun for players to keep their fitness up off season, or anyone else looking to improve their fitness or anyone who just wants to give rugby a go in a safe environment. Games are 7 a side and 10 minutes duration. There is an entrance fee of £15 per team

The clubhouse will be open so if you just want to come and watch the bar will open and Dave will be there to keep you refreshed.

The event is being run by Oli Marshall who has come through our mini/junior ranks to play open age rugby and is an RFU qualified coach. If you are interested come down and have a look or contact Oli by e-mail on touchrugbysevens@gmail.com with any queries

Junior Fixture Pool

Looking for a juniors fixture or want to enter your team in the pool
Click here to enter junior pool

Mini/Junior rugby 2018-19
New Players welcome

Any boys or girls interested in playing mini or junior rugby are welcome to come down to the club and have a go at playing rugby. Whether you have played before or new to the game we have experienced qualified coaches to develop your skills.
We are running teams from under 5s to under 18s and always looking for players to join our squads.

Just come down on a Sunday 10am - noon for some taster sessions or contact
Dave Butler on 01422 371672
or e-mail davebutler@orrufc.co.uk.

Looking for a sporting activity for your 4-6 year old?

We run a very successful micros section for 4 to 6 year olds and you are welcome to come down anytime during the season September to April. Take a look at the video clip of a typical training session, if you like what you see click on more information to join.
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Ted Grogan

Congratulations to Ted Grogan who has been selected for the u15s Yorkshire County squad. Ted scored twice playing at centre in Yorkshire’s 64 - 0 win over Staffordshire played at Wheatley Hills on Sunday.
Ted is also selected to play against Lancashire on 31st March at Morley RUFC followed by Cheshire on 14th April at Stockport RUFC.

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The Clubhouse, Copley
Halifax West Yorkshire
Telephone  01422 353919
e-mail  rugby@orrufc.co.uk
Colours Maroon, White, Black
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