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Back For Business

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

The Club is reopening for socially distanced drinks! We’ll be open on Saturday 4th July at 2pm until Mel says, and then again on Sunday 5th July at 2pm until Mel says. Obviously we have had to take many things into consideration and as always have done our best. We are open to all membership categories and Club Sponsors. Please …

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RRUFC Safe Operating Procedures

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Please find below links to the club Safe Operating Procedures and a Covid Risk Assessment. The Risk Assessment is an initial issue for step 1 senior players return to training. They will be further revised as government policy changes for opening up the facilities and we believe it is safe to do so .

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The June Update

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Hi Despite still managing in the ‘unknown’, I thought it was the correct time to update our current position. The government issued a phased return to sport and recreation guidance note on Sunday 31st May. The guidelines included more detailed information with regards to the use of equipment and multiple groups. Physical contact with anyone outside the same household is …

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Covid-19 Update

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Hi All  In these uncertain times I thought it would be welcomed by all associated with our Club for me to explain and update you on our current position.  As soon as the seriousness of this pandemic became evident, we sought advice from the RFU, our bank, our accountants, our insurers, our supply chain, our members and others to mitigate …

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500 Club Winners

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Dear 500 club members, I hope you are all well, staying safe and following government advice. The next 500 club draw was scheduled for tomorrows home game verses Glossop which would have been the last home game of the season. With the race for promotion this would have been a winner takes all game as whoever won would no doubt …

Easy funding helping your club.

In Club News by Tom Helliwell

Ordering your shopping online whilst self-isolating? You could also be helping Rochdale Rugby Union Football Club raise much needed funds for FREE! Over 4,000 online retailers including Just Eat, Now TV, uSwitch, Domino’s Pizza and Audible are ready to give a free donation every time you shop online. It only takes 2 minutes to sign up. Visit: https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/rochrugunionfc/?utm_campaign=raise-more

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2019-20 Season ended early

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

In order to provide clarity and to assist with immediate and longer term planning, the RFU is today announcing the end of the 2019/20 rugby season for all league, cup and county rugby in England. You can read the full RFU statement by clicking here.

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The Covid-19 Problem

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Rochdale RUFC members will be aware of the RFU statement of 16th March suspending all rugby activity due to the Covid 19 outbreak.  Additionally, Government/Public Health England are advising that clubs, pubs and bars should be avoided. The RFU Statement: Following government advice the Rugby Football Union (RFU) will suspend all rugby activity in England, at both professional and community …

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Dan Kelly – Flying the flag

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Brought up in Greater Manchester, Dan Kelly first picked up an oval ball at Rochdale RUFC as an under six, playing a good amount of his rugby there before attending Kirkham Grammar for his sixth form education. See the full Talking Rugby Union article at: https://www.talkingrugbyunion.co.uk/dan-kelly-flying-the-flag-for-ireland-and-loughborough/25882.htm