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Get stuck in to Ashley Down Junior Rugby!

Published on 18/03/16

Ashley Down Old Boys RFC is launching a new junior rugby squad this spring. 

Ashley Down Old Boys RFC is launching a new junior rugby squad this spring. 

To mark the occasion, the club is hosting a special launch day on 22nd May, 1-4pm at the Lockleaze Combination Ground in Bonnington Walk. 

Those attending can enjoy rugby games, bungee running and bouncy castle, Q&A with England World Cup Winner from the women's rugby team, a raffle, auction, and facepainting. 

The new junior side has been set-up as part of the club's aim is to bring grass root rugby back in the community. The club hopes to have at least five junior and mini sides running by its centenary year, 2021.

Ashley Down RFC's mission statement: "As a club we aim to make a difference to the lives of young people. Our approach will encourage children from all backgrounds to become confident and prepare them for adulthood. We strive to instil the RFU core value of teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship in our members, parents and spectators.