Noah Sloot Joins The Club

Blackheath Rugby is delighted to announce that Noah Sloot has signed for the new season, after being on loan last season, from Cambridge.  James Shanahan, Director of Rugby, says “Obviously we were lucky enough to have Noah on loan last year. After chatting to Noah and Cambridge, we were both keen on making him a permanent Blackheath player. He brings …

Welcome to The Club, Tex!

Blackheath Rugby is delighted to announce the signing of Tevita ‘Tex’ Cavubati, the 6’7” Fijian lock who has represented his country in two World Cups. Tex joins us after a few years playing Top 14 in France, having also played Premiership Rugby with at Worcester Warriors, Newcastle Falcons and Harlequins. James Shanahan, Director of Rugby, says “Tex brings a huge …

Sponsor a player or a position

As we look ahead to next season, it is the time of year when we seek to attract sponsors for our players and our First team positions. This is an important source of income for Blackheath Rugby and helps towards the costs of operating our First team and Club XV squad. For our players, the objective is to achieve sponsorship …

2024-25 Squad Update

A lot of our recent news has been about the new members of the Blackheath Rugby squad, so we thought it was time to bring you up to date on the full squad for the 2024-25 season, and we’re really happy to report that there will be a lot of familiar faces alongside the new signings – have a look …

Anglo-Welsh Pre-Season

Along with the other pre-seasons happening in August, we are really excited to be making a trip to Wales on 10 August to play Newport Rugby, kicking off at 15:00. Blackheath and Newport have played each other a few times over the years, and the first game on 20 November 1879 is the oldest Anglo-Welsh rugby match on record, so …

Sam Blade joins the Club

Blackheath Rugby is delighted to announce the signing of Sam Blade, a winger who joins us from Loughborough. James Shanahan, Director of Rugby, says “Sam comes to the club from Italy but previously was a Loughborough lad, so he knows a few of the lads already at the club. A big, powerful, fast winger in the similar vain to Lloydy …

Club Captain announcement

Blackheath Rugby is delighted to announce that Tom Baldwin has been named the new Club Captain, following Ed Taylor’s departure at the end of the 2023/24 season.  Before joining Blackheath in 2015, Tom was at Bath Rugby Academy for two seasons — he impressed whilst on loan at Rosslyn Park, and was signed with Wasps for two years before running …

Nat 1 Fixtures 2024-25

The National One fixtures for the 2024-25 season have just been released – get your diaries out, and start planning your Saturdays!!! SEP 7 RICHMOND H 14 BISHOPS STORTFORD A 21 ROSSLYN PARK H 28 BIRMINGHAM MOSELEY  A OCT 5 DMP H 12 PLYMOUTH ALBION A 19 ESHER H 26 SEDGLEY PARK A NOV 9 SALE FC H 16 RAMS …

Pre-season 2024-25

Missing rugby? So are we!! Get these pre-season dates in the diary: SAT 10 AUG 15:00 1st XV – NEWPORT RUGBY (AWAY) SAT 17 AUG  15:00 1st XV — BARNES (HOME) 13:00 CLUB XV — BARNES (HOME) FRI 23 AUG 20:00 1st XV     BEDFORD BLUES (AWAY) SAT 24 AUG 15:00 CLUB XV — WESTCOMBE PARK (HOME) THU 29 …

Findlay Gilmour joins the Club

Blackheath Rugby is very happy to announce the signing of Findlay Gilmour, a centre who joins us from Ealing Trailfinders Academy.  James Shanahan says “Fin came highly recommended by Will Davis, having coached him at Brunel Uni and Ealing Academy. He is a powerful 13 — strong in both the tackle and the contact after, and he led the defence …