Andy Lock, Historical Marathon Plodder

stupidity /stjuːˈpɪdɪti/ noun 1. behaviour that shows a lack of good sense or judgement. “I can’t believe my own stupidity” Those who have had cause to visit Well Hall during the daytime on certain weekdays over the last month may have seen an extremely large, khaki-clad man shuffling round the pitches. The captain of the Bandits side is in training …

Blackheath’s new skipper is ‘positive’ about the season ahead

‘No, I didn’t know that,’ was Ed Taylor’s response when I informed him that he was only the fourth player to be appointed as captain of Blackheath since 2005. ‘To be honest though, I’ve been chosen for this season, and that’s all I’m focused on. After that is another matter.’ Ed follows in the footsteps of Markus Burcham and Tom …

Shanners ready for Blackheath’s new era

The pandemic has been a difficult time for all sports and none more so than the game of rugby union. Scrums and mauls do not sit easily with social distancing and with these aspects of the game outlawed beneath the fully professional level, where protective bubbles have been in place, all competitive rugby has been suspended since 14th March 2020. …

SHANNERS DISCUSSES 10 NEW SIGNINGS FOR 2021 AND BEYOND

New Signings 2021-22 Season Head coach James Shanahan shares his thoughts on the new signings for the coming season We have a wealth of talent already playing in our 1st XV and these new players will add to that talent pool. They were training hard prior to lockdown and can’t wait to start playing for Club. Stef North Tight Head …