Chairman's Welcome

Dear Fellow Heathen,

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to Fareham Heathens RFC.
This website intends to give you all the information you require to understand what you can expect as a member of Fareham Heathens Rugby Club, and what we expect of members of the club.

We pride ourselves in being an inclusive club that welcomes everybody and encourages involvement. We are completely run by volunteers and this ‘get stuck in and help’ ethos is what makes this club the great place it is.

We are here for one reason – to enable people to play the great game of Rugby in a welcoming environment. This means that we distinguish ourselves by being excellent hosts to visiting teams, visiting coaches, parents, players and members of the local community who observe what we do.

Please read our codes of conduct provided within this pack – adherence to this is a key part of being a Heathen as is challenging any behaviour that goes against our agreed codes.

Our aim is to maintain a level of excellence at club that is respected and admired at local, county and national level and we to do this by:

• Offering access to the game for all, regardless of age, gender and ability.
• Being a focal point in the local community for players and their families.
• Providing continuing quality development for all players, coaches and volunteers..
• Promoting the ideals of rugby in accordance with the constituent body and the RFU.
• Managing our club efficiently and professionally.

Respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship are at the heart of everything that we do and by being generous with our time, stepping up and volunteering to help, I think we can continue to achieve great things as a club.

Chris Harper
Chairman
Fareham Heathens RFC

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