Withycombe RFC set for Juniors Open Day

PUBLISHED: 09:45 24 June 2010 | UPDATED: 09:45 24 June 2010

FINE BODY OF YOUNGSTERS: The Withy under-7s.

FINE BODY OF YOUNGSTERS: The Withy under-7s.


THIS coming Sunday (June 27), there is a Juniors Open Day at Withycombe RFC, Raleigh Park.

The event is scheduled to begin at 11am and run until 2pm.

The club are hoping to attract new playing members to their expanding Juniors section form their under-7s right up through to their under-15 team.

Currently, Withy run sides at under-7, under-8, under-9 and under-15 and are keen to recruit new players across all their age groups.

Coaching staff are also in place for the under-12 age group and the club are particularly keen to attract more players to this age group, with a fixture list already in place from January 2011 following planned squad training through the autumn.

The open day is planned as a fun day with an emphasis on introducing families and new players alike to life at Withycombe RFC, always known as a welcoming friendly rugby club in the heart of the community. Coaches, players and club officials will be on hand to answer any questions.

Activities around the pitch will include informal rugby skills competitions such as agility running, place kicking, rugby golf, rugby darts and fun on the tackle bags as well as an introduction to TAG rugby for younger players and new girls only TAG from age 9 upwards.

Prizes will be awarded for the best efforts and free boot bags with the WRFC logo on will be up for grabs to all new members. A BBQ will be available and the bar will of course be open.

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