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HRFC June Newsletter

6 months ago By Tom Kittendorf

Catch up with the latest news and events from HRFC!

Thursday 26 April.
Harbury Seniors A.G.M. held at the Clubhouse. The Chairman reported that despite a large number of injuries suffered through the early part of the season, the 1st XV had manged to recover and complete the season with a flourish to secure a mid-table position in the league. The 2nd XV improved on last year by completing ten matches.

Plymstock rounded off their summer tour with a match against Harbury before returning home to Plymouth. So successful was their tour last year, albeit with only 12 players, this year they arrived with a coach load! On a pleasant sunny afternoon, the match was sympathetically but fairly refereed by a Society official which made for a game being played in the spirit appreciated by everyone in a touring match. The match was declared an honourable draw.
Players from the U16s and parents met in the Clubhouse to give special thanks and make a presentation to Simon White for his commitment to the team as well as his commitment to coaching over the last 10 years.

Tuesday 1 May.
The Mini and Junior (M&J) section held their A.G.M. at the Clubhouse. The Chairman reported on another successful season and thanked the officers for their service and support. Most of the officer roles were filled ready for the new season.

Saturday 12 May.
A presentation evening held at the Clubhouse for the U6’s through to U13’s saw awards given out for “Player of the Year”, “Most Improved Player” and “Clubman of the Year”. A great evening was had by all.

Thursday 17 May.
The second meeting of the year for Classic Cars, Bikes, Trucks etc took place at Waterloo Fields on this barmy summer evening. The event is clearly becoming more and more popular and saw the biggest turn out of classic vehicles so far.

Saturday 19 May.
Two hundred people attended “End of Season Ball” at Dunchurch Park Hotel where good food, good wine and good company was enjoyed by all as they danced well into the night. £600 was raised for the Warwickshire Air Ambulance and £1,000 raised for Wooden Spoon – the childrens charity of rugby.
Harbury’s President (Ian Holroyd) is Chairman of the Warickshire branch of Wooden Spoon and each year around £20,000 is raised to help transform the lives of children and young people with a disability or facing disadvantage. A Wooden Spoon Trim Trail at Baginton Fields Special School in Coventry is due to be opened next month with two more possible projects later this year.
May Bank Holiday Week End. The U13s went on tour to the North Devon Coast for the “West Coast Rugby Rocks” tournament and brought back some silverware.

Forthcoming Events.
Thursday 21 June. Classic Cars, Bikes Trucks etc from 6pm. The bar will be open and the BBQ will be fired up – why not come down and enjoy!!!

Updated 11:18 - 13 Jun 2018 by Tom Kittendorf

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HRFC July Newsletter See what's been happening at HRFC throughout June/July..
HRFC April Newsletter Catch up with all the club news from March and April..


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