Men’s Section teams return to training

The Men’s Section teams returned from their successful tour to Bucharest and we’re pleased to report that we counted 38 tourists out and we counted 38 back home to blighty.

Bucharest tour squad

The teams converted from touch rugby to a sterner regime of regular training on 7th July. Training continues in earnest each Tuesday and Thursday, starting at 19:30 prompt. If you want further information contact Men’s Manager Ricky by EMAIL or on 07956 442502.

Bucharest playing squad

The first game this season is a friendly warm-up against Old Merchant Taylors on Saturday 22nd March. Thereafter the season starts in earnest.

This season the league allocations are

First Team Zoo Shield 2. This is a promotion which presents some stern fixtures. This is just the sort of action we’ve been seeking.

Teams: Bishops Stortford 2nd XV, Bury St. Edmunds Wolfhounds, Cambridge 2nd XV, Chinnor 2nd XV,  Clifton 2nd XV, Colchester 2nd XV, Dorking 2nd XV, Ealing Mens 1st XV, Hertford 2nd XV, London Irish Amateur Wanderers, Redingensians 2nd XV, Richmond Saxons, Shelford Dev XV and Westcombe Park 2nd XV.

Second Team MMT2. The Seconds narrowly missed promotion so remain in a league that is still very competitive.

Teams: Ealing Mens 2nds, HAC 3rds, Hammersmith & Fulham 4ths, London Cornish Dukes, London Scottish Kilts, Millfield OBs Badgers, Northolt 1sts, Old Streetonians 2nds, Rosslyn Park IVs

Exiles MMT5. The Exiles finished strongly last season so should go well in this league.

Teams: Bank of England 3rds, Chiswick 3rds, Ealing Exiles, Hammersmith & Fulham 5ths, Hampstead 5ths, Hanwell, London French 2nds, Twickenham 4ths, Uxbridge 2nds,

Evergreens Surrey Vets league. The Evergreens have transferred into this stronger league to ensure more fixtures for the coming season.