Ross-on-Wye Rugby Club is located just on the edge of town at Greytree where young and old players of all abilities are made welcome. The venue has At the venue there are two large TV screens plus pool and darts and a bar to enjoy a pint whilst watching the action.
One of the oldest rugby clubs in the world, Ross Rugby Club formed just 2 years after the RFU had its first meeting to agree on a standardised set of rules back in 1873. There are plenty of opportunities for players and members of the local community to come down and enjoy either playing for or supporting their local rugby teams.
Their current activities include the following:
- Senior 1st XV: train on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and play on Saturday afternoon in the Counties 2 Tribute Gloucestershire North league (no 2nds this season).
- Mixed Touch rugby: train on Wednesday evenings and play tournaments on Sundays in the Midlands Touch league.
- Ladies Touch rugby: train on Monday evenings and play tournaments on a Sunday in the Midlands Touch League.
- Mini & Juniors rugby: ranging from 6 to 16 years, play and train on Sunday mornings.
- Walking football: play on a Sunday morning.
They are looking to start a 2nds, vets and walking rugby in the near future.
The rugby teams are very sociable and can often be found at their town centre meeting place, the friendly Drop Inn pub (Station Street HR9 7AG) where they also have a big screen for live sports plus darts, skittles and pool.
Where: Abbotts Close, Greytree, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7GQ