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Our Own Club Recruitment Team

3 weeks ago By Stephen Snell

Eastbourne Rugby Club are extremely proud to announce the formation and active Recruitment Team focusing on Player Recruitment across the Club.

Our new and innovative team has been formed consisting of 11 active members spanning across the Club including our younger Senior Players, Committee Members & Coaches including the appointment of a dedicated Club Requirement Officer, this being 1st XV Player Sid Hiremutt.

The Club has provided and reserved a Budget to accompany the team of £2’500 which is already being used for the purchase of Flyers, Banners and more.

The main purpose of the team is to focus on recruiting new players, attracting players that may have stopped playing our great sport of Rugby and increase team numbers across the Club. This will bring fresh ideas, support our social media communications and ensuring Eastbourne is visible within the Community and wider to attract players to our great Club.

This will be a phased approach and the two areas currently focused upon are 17-30 year olds but will soon be extending to our Youth Section and areas where numbers can improve upon.

To date the team have;

  • Attended Airbourne Event in Eastbourne Polo’s handing out Flyers
  • Will be hosting a Stall at the Brighton Uni Fresher’s Week, Eastbourne Campus on September 26th with Banners, Flyers, wrist bands etc.
  • Posters, Flyers distributed around Eastbourne including clothes shops, gyms, pub’s and even food stores.
  • Commenced a FaceBook advertising campaign targeting every male from 17-30 within an 18-mile radius.
  • And much more.....

The Team
Adrian Norwood, Fraser Brooks, David Snape, James Smith, Becky Quin, Steve Snell, Gareth George, Toby Hills, Sid Hiremutt, Mo Rokan, Tyler Bowry.

More news to follow and if you would like to contact the team, then please get in touch with Sid Hiremutt - Click Here or just stop and have a chat with one of the team members.

In Parallel to the recruitment team we are engaged with two soon to be three local Schools to assist them with getting Rugby started within the Schools and will be hosting Eastbourne’s own School tournament, this being headed and lead by our newly appointed Rugby Development Officer – Ash Wigman, again more news to follow.

Updated 19:59 - 25 Sep 2017 by Stephen Snell

Where next?

Eastbourne Rugby's Volunteer of the Month (Sep 2017) Mark de la Mare was awarded our 'Volunteer Recognition Award' for September 2017.
2nd XV Game Postponed - Sat 23rd September Unfortunately no Games at the Fortress today. Crowborough 2's unable to field side.

Fixtures
Sat 21 Oct
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Eastbourne 1st XV Hellingly
League 15:00
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Eastbourne 2nd XV Hellingly 2
League 15:00
Sun 22 Oct
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Under 15's Reigate
Friendly 10:00
h
Training 10:00
a
Under 9's Hastings
Training 10:00
Sat 28 Oct
a
Eastbourne 1st XV East Grinstead
League 15:00
h
Eastbourne 2nd XV Horsham 3
League 15:00

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