Another great season of Junior Rugby at Blackheath FC

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Another season nearly at a close for our Club and another successful year across many of our junior age groups. Just as with our senior players representing England Counties year after year, we are also delighted at the constant flow of our junior players into the Kent County squads. Well Done to all the players […]

Blackheath Academy’s terrific performance wins the league in Norfolk!

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Blackheath Academy’s progress made has been staggering this season when, after losing their first two fixtures, they have gone on to win the league with a game in hand still. Yesterday, up against an unpredictable and powerful Easton Otley side Blackheath defended with determination and organisation, and their composure with the ball was rewarded by […]

Fundraising in memory of Anthony Fitzgerald

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Last Saturday evening at Well Hall a full house gathered to take part in a fundraising quiz night in memory of Anthony Fitzgerald. Anthony, who played rugby for Blackheath for 13 years, from the U6s to the U18s, tragically passed away last November aged just 18.  Compered brilliantly by Emily Rutter the evening was a […]

Academy Students selected for London & SE England U18s

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Congratulations for two of our Academy students who have been selected for London and the South East of England Under 18s squad. Jordan Martin (Wanstead RFC & Blackheath Academy) and Jake Smyth (Blackheath FC and Blackheath Academy) both received the news today and will be linking up with the squad on 22nd January.     […]

Club proudly supporting Demelza

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As part of our relationship with our local children’ hospice, Demelza, seven of our Academy players this week volunteered to help  raise funds and promote the hospice choir’s bid to hit number one in the charts this Christmas.  They spent Tuesday afternoon collecting donations from shoppers on Eltham High Street and handing out leaflets to locals whilst […]

A Word of Thanks

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As every member and supporter can appreciate it takes a lot of work from players, coaches and supporter staff to make a 1st XV match day happen and it was especially pleasing to receive this email following the match against Blaydon on 8th October: Hello Blackheath! Yesterday, not being local, my husband and I attended our […]

BLACKHEATH RUGBY ACADEMY TRIALS

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THE LAST FEW SPOTS AVAIBLE FOR JUNE 3RD  TRIAL AT BLACKHEATH RUGBY ACADEMY WHERE?  Blackheath Rugby 1858 Club @ Well Hall, Kidbrooke Lane, Eltham SE9 6TE   WHEN? 1pm till 3pm   WHO? 16 – 18 Year Olds wanting to combine Rugby Excellence with a Full Time Sports Education programme   CONTACT INFORMATION. Simon Whatling […]

When Jason Leonard came to the Club

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At last on Wednesday night, the much talked about Evening with Jason Leonard came to fruition.  Before the night itself, which was a huge success, a lot of work had gone in to making this happen, not least from our DoR Colin Ridgeway who knows the big man from their time at Harlequins together, but […]

Huge Club crowd witness an England win

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The build up to last night was long and the sense of expectation had built up, with both England Counties and France Federale having trained here during the week.  In the end there was a huge body of people there to watch the match with Club members from all sections present in force – from […]

More Work Underway @ Well Hall

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Anyone who’s played at Well Hall and used the changing rooms & showers there can attest to the fact that they were lagging somewhat behind the rest of the facilities…….. well no more.  Work has begun to create top of the range facilities ready for 1st team rugby from next season, and available to all […]

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