Club 1871

Memories

Photos from 1981/1982

The golden era of Colts rugby at Ealing – yes the 1980’s!! Ah the memories come flooding back – even though I was a Junior Colt and no allowed to play with the soon to […]

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Icelandic National Debt

Stewart Laird’s trip to Iceland to help pay off that benighted country’s national debt by repaying ten shillings he had borrowed from a fellow student at Queen’s University, Belfast, who came from Iceland.

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Argaumsoraus

Have you noticed the Buffalo Head that is on the wall in the main bar? Read on to learn the story of where the Buffalo Head came from. I enclose a copy of the photograph showing […]

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Bad Prawns

Skip, There is a matter that I’d like you to take up with the caterers from The Pilot. During last night’s celebrations I was taken rather queer and I conclude that this queerness was the result of […]

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Best Colts Team?

 Just nosing around other clubs websites….   … and came across the picture of your Colts with the Middlesex Cup (I think) – was that the final with Old Meadonian Colts, if it is, then […]

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Best Colts Team?

Just read the best Colts team bit and I’ve sent this picture which will bring back a few memories. What a season that was and what a great team!!!!!   A few beers were sunk […]

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My Hat It Has Three Corners

Interesting to read Mike William’s and Mike Jackson’s notes on the club song. George Priechenfried also introduced a couple of youngsters (Mike Williams and I) to My Hat It Has Three Corners, Three Corners Has […]

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Club Song Recorded

Last year, a bunch of old and some not-so-old codgers got together in the Olympic Pavilion to record the club song for posterity. (Here is the Club Song.) To mark the occasion, one of those members present […]

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Club Song

In the evening, by the moonlight You can hear those natives singing In the evening, by the moonlight You can hear those banjos ringing And the old folks at home They just sit around and […]

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Best Colts Team?

Chris Andrew’s photographs and comments do bring back memories of the Colts! It also brings back memories of the tours we went on. It would be unfair to put down in writing comments about the great […]

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