SOUTH SHIELDS WESTOE RFC CALLS UPON VOLUNTEERS TO HELP GET THE CLUB READY FOR RUGBY
South Shields Westoe RFC is taking part in NatWest RugbyForce 2020, anationwide programme developed in partnership with England Rugbywhich provides an opportunity for rugby clubs to open their doors to their local communities, team members and volunteers to help make improvements to their clubs ahead of the return to rugby,now that clubshave been greenlit by the Department of Digital, Culture, media and Sport (DCMS) to play Ready4Rugby, an adapted non-contact game and O2 Touch. Postponed from June due to the pandemic, South Shields Westoe will be welcoming volunteers down to the club on Saturday 5th September @11am and asking them to pitch in and roll up their sleeves to carry out much needed repairs and upgrades to the club’s facilities. This year, NatWest is offering more help to support the rugby community than ever before, providing an opportunity for a record number of clubs to get involved in the programme, with grants ranging from £500 to £3000 awarded to clubs to help renovate facilities, helping to ensure clubs remain sustainable for longer in these challenging times. SS Westoe will continue to followGovernment Coronavirus guidelines and ensure all activities fall within guidelines present at the time of the event to ensure safety of all participants. If you would like to get involved and support the club, please contact Janette To stay up to date with NatWest’s rugby activity, follow @NatWestRugby on Twitter.