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ARFC Ladies and Girls Get Off to a Flying Start

6 days ago By Nigel Youell

2018/19 Start of Season News

25+ at ladies’ touch rugby again this week. Then we had our contact session where suddenly all the aggression comes out. First experience of scrums for them all this week!

We are getting great numbers at the girl’s sessions and are looking now at possibilities for u18s group. Two of our Alton College students ran a stall at the sports fair to recruit more Alton College students. Anyone under 18 can come along between 6 and 7 pm then stay in for touch.

We have expanded the Ladies and Girls coaching team, we now have Kathleen Digby as Head Coach with Ellie Shrimpton, Nick Digby and Amy Sly on the coaching team. Lou Morrish has stepped up as Team Manager.

The Ladies play Farnham in the first match of the newly created Hampshire Surrey Border league (If you make it they will come!) on Tuesday 18th September KO 19:00 (bar open afterwards). So, if anyone is wondering what the strange pitch is on the floodlit area it’s a touch pitch!

We are very excited at the way our ladies’ and girl’s sections are developing. We also have the RFU community coach running sessions at Amery Hill on a Thursday after school and hoping to do the same at Eggars to recruit more girls.

Kathleen Digby
Alton RFC Ladies and Girls Head Coach

If you are interested in playing or know anyone else who maybe please contact Kathleen via the Contacts page on the website

Updated 09:38 - 14 Sep 2018 by Nigel Youell

Fixtures
Sat 22 Sep
a
1st XV Trojans II
League TBC
h
League 15:00
h
Masters Reading Saxons
Friendly C – C
C
Sun 23 Sep
a
Friendly 09:30
a
Under 12s Gosport & Fareham
Festival 10:00
h
Training 10:00
a
Under 16s Tottonians 2 RFC
League 11:00
h
Under 15s New Milton
League 11:00
a
Under 13s New Milton
Friendly 11:00
a
Under 13 Girls Winchester
Friendly 13:30
a
Colts Winchester A
League 14:00
Sat 29 Sep
h
League TBC

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