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Morning all,

GAME ON | Guy’s Hospital 2’s | Meet 12:45pm @ Well Hall or 1.15pm @ Guys, KO 2:30pm,  14th Nov

Guy’s Hospital Location here

Playing doctors and nurses are:

  • Adi Buxton
  • Alex Humphries
  • Andy Cullen
  • Ben Mieszkowski
  • Ceri Almrott
  • Conchur Gill
  • Danny Dawson
  • Fintan Casey
  • Harry Copeland
  • James Clephane
  • James Moulton-Tredwell
  • James Shaw
  • Jim Nugent
  • John Walker
  • Jonny Dawson
  • Kevin Lee
  • Kiwi Alex
  • Michael Parsons
  • Tom Hogarth
  • Tudor Jones

Christmas Curry
One for the diary.  Both the 3’s and the Bandits are playing at home on 19th Dec, so a perfect opportunity for a big boys night out!  Kiwi will provide more details nearer the time, but put the date in your diary.

Men’s Club Tour
Things may change, but here’s the key facts about the current offering:

  • Majorca Beach Tournament
  • Leave Friday, 29th April, return Monday 2nd May (bank holiday)
  • Play rugby in between drinks Saturday / Sunday
  • Cost of £425 (estimated, may change dependent on numbers) which covers:
    • flights
    • airport transfers
    • 3 nights accommodation including breakfast
    • entry to tournament
    • tour shirt
    • and as many good-times as you can handle!

To help John with numbers, can you please indicate your interest (or not) by emailing him on jrdwalker105@gmail.com.

Bandits Blackheath Stash
Need to get final orders so we can get stuff ordered for crimbo.  Looking at getting polo tops and/or hoodies.  If you’re interested can you let me know what you’d like and size.  I’ll co-ordinate requirements and then let Tim know, who can approach the supplier for a unit price.

Invitation Match | Drybrook RFC veterans | 2nd Jan 2016
Still too few replies to make a commitment to this, please let me know asap.

Drybrook RFC veterans were one of the teams that played in the Malta tournament and I suspect some of you shared a few beers with.  They’ve invited us over for a friendly game on 2nd Jan. They’ve chosen this date as our 1st XV are playing away at Cinderford, only 3 miles away.  We’ve spoken to the powers that be and they have agreed that we can share the 1st team coach to travel to the game.  Ideally, we’re looking for an early KO with Drybrook, so that we can then watch some of the 1st XV game, but this depends on the 1st team’s itinerary.  All the logistics still need to be sorted, but before we go to that length, is anyone interested in honouring the challenge?

Training | Wednesdays, 7:15 pm | Well Hall
Training with 3’s is going very well, Richard is doing a great job, however would be even better with more numbers, so please make an effort.

Club Membership
The numbers continue to grow, but we still need more.  If you haven’t paid-up yet, details available at http://blackheathrugby.co.uk/memberships/, and if you’re a regular seasoned Bandit expect your own personal invitation from yours truly.

Please note the additional £70 covers all match fees, so the sooner you pay your membership, not only will you get some great benefits (like 10% off the bar at Well Hall), you’ll also be saving money over the season. This means out of fairness to those that have paid their memberships (and therefore their season’s match fees), after a game I will be collecting £1 from Members (to go towards opposition jug) and £10 (yes TEN pounds) from non-members (a student/unemployed discount will be applied); this will cover the match day fees and a contribution towards the infrastructure that allows us to enjoy everything that is rugby.

If you can’t afford the one-off hit, there are payment plans available. If you still can’t afford it, please talk to me.

Hopefully see you on a pitch or in a bar soon :)

Jim
El capitán de los bandidos 2015/16

Jim Nugent

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