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David Nunwick 1953-2021

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Rochdale RUFC is very sorry to announce the recent death of former player David Nunwick. On behalf of all at Rochdale RUFC we send our sincere sympathies and condolences to Rosemary and David’s friends, family and former team mates. Dave’s great friend and former team mate David Tattersall remembers David: DAVID NUNWCK 1953-2021 David passed away on Good Friday For …

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Chairman’s Update

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Hello to all of our members, supporters and friends. I hope that all are as well as can be, the trials and tribulations of Covid-19 notwithstanding. Indeed, as the country’s vaccination program I hope that there may be a new-found sense of optimism that it may not be too long before our community begins to open up once again. As …

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Return to Rugby

In Club News by Tom Helliwell

At 5:00pm on 5th March the  RFU published a provisional plan for a phased return to full rugby activities for Season 2020-2021. Further guidance on requirements has been promised in the “next couple of weeks”. The ‘Return to Community Rugby Roadmap’ takes in current government advice so is different to previous ’Roadmaps’. All at Rochdale RUFC must remain at Stage …

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Welcome to 2021!

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Following Government’s national lockdown announcement to counter the steep rise in Covid-19 infections, all community rugby activity in England is suspended until further notice. In line with current Government policy, all adult and age grade rugby training and fixtures must stop. This means we return to Stage A on the Return to Community Rugby Roadmap for all players. Outdoor organised …

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Chairman’s Christmas Message

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

A warm “hello” to all of our members, supporters and friends. As we move towards Christmas and the end of 2020 it seems inevitable that we reflect on arguably one of the strangest years in the history of our great Club. Sadly, much of 2020 will be remembered for nothing other than the blight of Covid-19 and the havoc it …

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Club closed

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Please note that the Club is now closed due to the current tier 3 Covid-19 directives and that we shall review reopening of the Club as and when we are reasonably able to do so. Rugby training will continue as normal.

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Subscriptions Reminder

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE NOW DUE. TO ALL MEMBERS AND PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS Please note.  Members who have still to sort their subscriptions for 2020 / 2021 will be unable to use their membership cards from 1st October 2020.  This does not affect those who have Standing orders in place or who have made arrangements for their subscriptions. Payment can be made over …

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Current Club Bar Opening Hours

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

In line with the new government guidelines, please be aware that our revised bar opening hours are now as follows: Thursday 18:00 – 22:00Friday 17:00 – 22:00Saturday 12:00 – 22:00Sunday 12:00 – 22:00 Please come down and support us whenever you can during our new hours!

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24 Hour Touch Rugby Game

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Join in our fundraiser 24 Hour Touch Rugby game from 12:00 on Saturday 24th October right through the night until 12:00 on Sunday 25th October. Key Details 10 a side teams Any age / gender Can play a maximum of an hour on Saturday and an hour on Sunday Under the floodlights through the night 5 minute changeover / 5 …

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500 Club Draw – Saturday 15th August

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

This quarters 500 Club draw will be taking place on Saturday 15th at 5:30 in the bar. With over £1,200 being handed out to the lucky winners, why not come on down, have a drink and then encourage the winners to buy you one as well! Even better, be part of the action by joining the 500 Club yourselves .. …