Club History

Club History


Boston Buccaneers RLFC is a Rugby League club from Boston, Lincolnshire. The Club was formed by friends Mark 'Beany' Bean and Mark Cleaver in November 2013 and are based at Boston RFC. The Buccaneers were initially to participate in the Midlands Merit League. In 2014, after recruiting coach Tony 'Bones' Holmes, the Buccaneers played two friendliest against local Royal Air Force Teams Coningsby and Waddington. The first game of the 2014 season was away at Derby City a game which saw the Buccaneers post an impressive 48-14 victory with Dave Beever scoring the Buccaneers first ever try. After a 36-22 victory against fellow new comers the Sherwood Wolfhunt the Buccaneers were invited to play in the maiden Merit League Final appearance loosing 34-16 to the Buxton Bulls.

2015 saw the Buccaneers being invited to join the Midlands Premier League. After a frustrating season due to cancelled fixtures the Buccaneers ended a creditable 5th. Finishing in 5th spot guaranteed the Boston team a home plate semi final. In a superb 58-20 win over Derby City the Buccaneers booked themselves a final vs Sherwood Wolfhunt. After going into a narrow lead the Game ended in a draw and was sent into 'golden point'. A penalty secured victory to Sherwood 30-28.

The clubhouse is the focus of the social side of the club. With the latest addition of two 50" plasma televisions all games can be viewed in style. The bar hosts everything from informal drinking to annual presentations and the club is also available for hire for birthdays, weddings and other events.