History

It all began in 1962 with a buzz around Weston of another Rugby club in the town. From modest beginnings a thrilling club was growing up. Soon the idea became fact.
An inaugural meeting was attended by over 30 people at the London Hotel in the May of that year. There to greet and to help arrange fixtures was Mr Percy Dimery (shown right), for may years secretary of Weston RFC.


The club has always played at Hutton Moor and the pitches were on the former Henley's sports ground were unfortunately there were no other facilities. Later, showers were put in the skittle alley at the Golden Lion pub in Worle but it was some distance from the changing rooms to the pitch.
Players used to change at Worle school and use the Golden Lion pub. A total of 33 playing members were registered most of them between the ages of 18 & 21 and many of them were former members of the Weston club.


The first captain of the 1st XV was Bob Craggs, front row forward and his Vice Captain was Mike Thomas, a three quarter. Mr W.J. Frost, a local builder was appointed President, D. Deane Secretary and Jim Farr Treasurer. In the chair and also Fixtures Secretary was Percy G Dimery and became affectionately known as Mr Rugby.

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