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Membership Details

Annual subscriptions have increased this year to £40 to join Datchworth Sports Club. For
non-playing members there is an affiliated membership available at a reduced rate of

Adult Rugby Players
The rugby section operates a scheme which enables you to pay your membership fees and
contributions online, by signing up to a monthly direct debit of £24.20 This totals £290.40
per annum, to include:-

  • Your £40 Datchworth Sports Club subscription
  • The rugby section supplement of £80
  • Our suggested donation (on which we claim Gift Aid) of £170

We encourage all players to sign up to the direct debit scheme, which is a 12 monthly
subscription. (Please note that paying by DD is based on 12 monthly payments, and includes
the close season and also periods of short term unavailability) To sign up to the scheme, please
visit and login (or register for an account) before entering the
‘’Payments’’ section under the ‘’Shop’’ menu. Please do not forget to tick the Gift Aid
option on your profile to enable us to claim an extra 25p for every £1 you donate.
If you do not wish to pay by direct debit, you will need to pay £120 (£40 DSC+£80 rugby) at
the start of the season.
Your captain will then ask you for a £10 Gift Aided contribution each time you play. Students
and Under 21’s will be asked to contribute £5 each game.

Junior and Mini Players
Junior rugby players are required to pay £40 to join the club. We ask for a contribution
towards the rugby section which we treat as a Gift Aid Donation.
The recommended donations are:-

  • £70.00 for U18 to U7 (total of £110.00)
  • £35.00 for 2nd child in U18 to U7 age group (total £75.00)
  • £25.00 for 3rd child in U18 to U7 age group (total £65.00)
  • £0 for 4th child in U18 to U7 age group (total £40.00)
  • Nothing for children in the U6 age group (note the £40 subscription is still payable)

Of course, if you are in a position to donate more this would be gratefully received.

Affiliate Membership
We encourage all parents, coaches and supporters to join Datchworth as Affiliate members.
This is just £30.00 per annum.
Affiliate membership allows regular use of the club bar together with access to the
ballot for international rugby tickets.


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