Blackheath v Newport

Blackheath v Newport – the oldest Anglo-Welsh rugby fixture Newport Rugby Football Club was formed in 1874 and within five years they had enjoyed four invincible seasons. It was, therefore, a confident Newport that invited the Club to play them in Newport on 20th November 1879. Blackheath F.C., founded in 1858 was conceived as being the leading English club having …

Safeguarding Officer

The Club is seeking a Volunteer Member of the Club to fill our Club Safeguarding Officer role. This is an extremely important position and is appointed to the Club Committee, reporting to the Hon Secretary. It is vital that the Club fulfils its obligations to age grade and adults-at-risk players as an Accredited RFU Club, as well as its moral …

Successful summer volunteer day

Thank you so much to all that came on Saturday to help at the Volunteers’ Day. We had 19 volunteers from age 85 right down to Lucy, our youngest. We achieved quite a lot of work, with strimming around the car park area and back fencing, painting the stands, painting the gents toilet, power washing the outside gents toilet ready …

Autumn internationals ticket ballot

Autumn Nations Series – International Ticket Ballot 2024 The Club have purchased a number of Category 1 tickets for England’s home Autumn Nations Series which include matches against New Zealand on Saturday 2ndNovember 2024 at 3:10pm, against Australia on Saturday 9th November 2024 at 3:10pm, against South Africa on Saturday 16th November 2024 at 5:40pm, and against Japan on Sunday 24th …

U14s recruiting!

Our upcoming U14s are recruiting! Are you heading into Year 9 in September and do you fancy giving club rugby a try? Then Blackheath is the place for you! With completely free training sessions run by qualified coaches every Tuesday and Sunday throughout the summer holidays, come on down and see us! Contact Andy Burrows (andy.burrows@blackheathrugby.co.uk) for more information.

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 …

2024-25 Membership

At the Annual General Meeting of the members held on Tuesday 2nd July, it was announced that the basic annual membership fee will increase to £275 for the forthcoming season. As with all sections of society, Blackheath Rugby has been hit by the increase in costs across all areas of the Club’s activities. Energy costs, staff costs and ground maintenance …

Purchase of Well Hall completed

We are delighted to announce that we have, today, completed the purchase of the freehold of Well Hall. The process started six years ago when we first approached the University of Greenwich with the ambition to buy the ground. After a successful bid, funding for the purchase of the ground was provided in part from the Community Ownership Fund of …

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 …

Summer Internationals on TV

Who’s up for a day full of TV sport next Saturday?! The Utilita is opening its doors for the All Blacks v England game (KO 08:05) and will be open all day and in to the evening for the various Summer Internationals and Euros playoffs. Why watch at home when you can join your friends and Watch at Well Hall! …