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Woking RFC on the road - 15/9/18

Woking RFC are on the road again tomorrow with a club game at Weybridge Vandals.

3pm KO.
Meet 12:45pm at Camphill
Meet 1:30pm direct

Brownacres, off Walton Lane, Walton on Thames KT12 1QP.

Dress code is Club attire.

Squad is:
Benjamin Dinsdale
Chris Wallis
Daniel Collins
Daryl French
David Garvey
Elliot Shaun Gough
Evan Marchant
John Neil Dickie
Jon Hursthouse
Lee Bell
Lee Abi Haydar
Mark Rose
Mark Sargeson
Matt Boorman
Matthew Brennan
Michael Aitchison
Mícheál Ó Séaghdha
Miko Sipin
Oliver Leslie
Pearse Johnson
Pete D'cruz
Ross O'Cathaláin
Simon Power

Club Social - Oktoberfest

With the new season here again, it's time for some team bonding with a club social. The details are as follows:

Date: Saturday 29th September
Location: HG Wells Centre, Woking

Let's get behind this and make it a night out to remember. For more info, contact Matt Armstrong or


Trial Match and BBQ social

With the season almost here and competition for places hot after a busy pre-season, the time for the annual trial match has arrived:

Location: Byfleet Recreation Ground
Date: Saturday 8th September
KO: 3p.m

Old and new players of all experience levels are more than welcome. To register your interest, please contact

Afterwards the club will be holding a BBQ and social back at the clubhouse. Again, all are welcome:

Camphill Social Club
10 Camphill Road
West Byfleet
KT14 6EF

Two big games of rugby this weekend

The league season is finally here for the 1sts with a home game vs Haslemere. In addition to this, the Mayor and Vice Mayor of Woking will be in attendance for the season opener. Kick off is 3p.m.

The 2nds are also in action with an away game vs the Met. Captain Ross Cahalane takes a strong looking squad for what looks to be a great test. Kick off is 2p.m.

1st XV
1. Alisdair Hamilton-Wilkes
2. David Garvey
3. Lee Abi Haydar
4. Patrick Watts
5. Joe Bennett
6. Benjamin Dinsdale
7. Steve Rhodes
8. Dan Hills
9. Michael Aitchison (C)
10. Justin Dougherty
11. Gareth Nearn

Big KO for Super Seconds

With a slow start for the Super Seconds due to opposition cry offs, action finally gets underway with a visit to old rivals Kingston. Kick off is 3p.m at:

King Edward Recreation Ground, 226 Hook Road, Chessington KT9 1PL

If you have nothing planned for tomorrow, come on down and support the boys.

Player Q & A - Justin Dougherty

The latest Player Q & A is now online, this week it was the turn of Justin Dougherty. To find out more, click here.

3 games this weekend

Following a successful few months on the recruiting/retention front, the committee are proud to announce that for the first time in over ten years that Woking RFC will be putting out 3 sides:

1st XV - Away - Streatham & Croydon 2's

2nd XV - Home - Streatham & Croydon 3's

3rd XV - Home - Chobham 4's

All players are needed, please confirm your availability to your captain or the club phone.

Training continues tonight and Thursday 7-9, all welcome.

Player Q & A

Starting this season, Woking RFC will publish a regular Q & A with players, however this may also extend to coaching staff and committee members. This gives you a chance to get to know better the guys who pull on the Woking shirt week-in, week-out. The first interview is with Matt Armstrong and can be read here. Enjoy.

2017/18 season - First home games/social

At long last, the 2017/18 season has arrived. After a hard summer of work on the training field and the gym, the boys are ready to kick off with 2 home games:

1's v Old Blues (3p.m ko)
2's v Merton (3p.m ko)

Both sides will be running out in new home kits proudly sponsored by Willrowe Automotive, Eyesite and Intecsea.

Upcoming Social Events

Some upcoming dates for the diary:

September 2nd - WRFC BBQ/Social. With a full fixture card for the day,
make sure you make yourself available for the first game of the season
followed by BBQ and Beers with teammates new and old.

October 6th - WRFC Oktoberfest Night - Guildford. Dust off your lederhosen for a night of drinking, dancing and singing. Tickets are limited so contact Jim McGiven or to book your place. Prost!!