Kent Festival and Unity Parade at the London Stadium

Kent Festival and Unity Parade at the London Stadium

By Cheryl Reid
22 March
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Busy weekend for the U8's

Hi all, Welcome to all news U8.

Festival Squads - please check this carefully

Team / Social events inc Camping!

Saracens at the London Stadium tomorrow

West Wickham Village Day News

Tour Practice

Summer Ball

Festival Squads

This week we have the Kent festival at Beckenham RFC, we have managed to secure a extra team so everyone available this weekend will be playing at the festival (no home training). If you can now make it and originally informed us that you were unavailable please let Cheryl know ASAP.

The address is -
Balmoral Avenue

24/03 Kent Festival - Beckenham RFC 9am
Sebastian, Oliver B, Noah, Toby K, Dylan, Theo, Shae, Jack Ma, Henry, Jack Mi, Oliver M, Ben, Jonah, Ewan, Edward, Poppy, Ieuan, Oliver L, Archer, Thomas, Toby S.

14/04 Westcombe Park
Sebastian, Jackson, Oliver B, Ieuan, Toby K, Theo, Oliver L, Jamie, Jack Ma, Jack Mi, Thomas, Toby S, Joseph, Edward, Ethan, Ben
Team Building / Social Events

7th April - FootGolf
After training on the 7th we will go over the Adventure Golf by the clubhouse and play footgolf.
Please let Andy or Cheryl know if you are playing (inc adults!)

5th May - End of Season Picnic
After the fun day and awards on the 5th May, we will have a team picnic outside the clubhouse. Please come and join us for a lazy afternoon (for the adults) in the sun with Beer and Bubbles (not together) and a free roam for the kids.
Please let Andy or Cheryl if you will be staying for this

19th July - 21st July - U8's Go Camping
We are organising our first U8 family camping trip. Previously we have camped with multiple age groups (there still may be a minis camp), but we wanted a dedicated U8 camp. We are looking at venues, but will probably go to Bedgebury camping, as it is a good price, loads of open space for the kids to run about, easy to get to and we are close to other amenities.
We will be looking to book this by the end of the month, so please confirm your attendance
A Saracens v Harlequins 23/03

Coach Nick has purchased the tickets for those who have confirmed.
he has booked tickets for the following:

Lewis 2A 3C, Oakley 2A 1C, Bulat 2A 1C, Spurle 1A 1C, Niblett 2A 3C, Wishart 2A 2C, Reid 2A 1C, Yard 1A 2C

Gardner 2A 2C, Rowland 1A 1C, Short 2A, 2C

Further details can be found on slack For those going via public transport, we will be getting the train with the U9’s. We will be getting the 11:15 train from Hayes 11:17 (from West Wickham) then tube to Stratford.

Children should be in Beccs tops (not tour tops) - you may wish to bring another top for them to change into after so they have their shirts for Sunday (shorts and socks not required).

Those we are meeting there meet at - Olympic Training area/track located near entrance D of the stadium at 12:45.

Saracens Festival 06/04

Unfortunately we do not have enough players for the Saracens festival, as such we won't be entering a team
West Wickham Village Day (Blake Park) - Monday 6th May

We have signed up for a stall / performance for the village day. The U8s are on @ 2.30pm (U7 and U9 also performing). We basically want to run a tag match to show what U8 rugby is all about.
So we need 12 kids to help - please let us know if you can assist with this
(for tourists only)

We will be have a tour performance practice at 10am on 31/03 and 07/04 BEFORE training - Luiza you are welcome to bring your Sax!

The Tour performance must be kept secret, as such please go to the tour Slack channel for further details

Summer Ball

Coach Phil has booked two tables for the summer ball. Please ensure payment has been received by 24th March (cash) or 29th March (BACS).

Phil & Cheryl (+2 guests), Neil & Lorraine, Anthony & Kate, Ade & Marie, Carlain & Angus (u10), Nick & Mel, Chris & Sasha, Kunle & Lucy, Francois & Elsa (u10)

Festival Dates

24/3 - Kent festival @ Beckenham
14/4 - Westcombe Park
3/5 - Beckenham Floodlit festival

We still need more players for the Beckenham floodlit festival

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