Volunteer awards – 2023/24

At the final home game of the season, Rory O’Sullivan, President of the Club, gave out special awards to two worthy recipients. The first award was presented to David Tickner — the Supporter Volunteer of the Year. During the presentation Rory said “Dave is a someone who we only have to ask once and he gets it done. He quietly …

Blackheath 32 Taunton 47

The immaculate goal-kicking of Louie Sinclair paved the way for this deserved victory for Taunton, despite being outscored six tries to five though, alas for the visitors, with results elsewhere going against them, not quite enough to retain their position in National League One next term. With the Somerset side needing maximum points, and Blackheath looking to give Ed Taylor …

Club XV 57-31 Esher Cardinals

  In round 10 of the Raging Bull league, we welcomed to a near baltic Utilita an Esher Cardinals side coached by former Club stalwart Chris Kibble. Playing towards the clubhouse, the Club XV couldn’t have got off to a better start with tighthead prop Jed Goodrum, on as an early replacement for Zaki Chamnaoui, scoring a try on 8 …

Club XV 36-40 Ampthill 1881 XV

Given the awful weather for much of the week leading up to this match you might have wondered what kind of fare the good crowd at The Utilita might have expected. That the weather was warm, dry and sunny with little breeze helped both sides to serve up a bit of a treat. A 12 try match with both sides …

Vintage Acquisitions sponsor Man of the Match

Blackheath Rugby has partnered with Vintage Acquisitions this season, and they are sponsoring the 1st XV Man of the Match. Vintage Acquisitions specialise in the buying, selling, storage and management of premium scotch whisky casks. On their website, they state:  “Relationships are everything and good relationships are the pinnacle for success”. We can’t agree more – we are delighted that …

CLUB XV – 2023/24 fixtures

We’re excited to give you details of the Club XV’s matches for the 2023-24 season. See below table for details. Most home games coincide with the 1st XV home games, so come along to Well Hall a couple of hours early, and support our seconds as well.   DATE OPPONENTS H / A  KO 09 Sep 23 Bishop’s Stortford Home …

Catty Retires

After 174 games, James Catt (the much respected hard man of Blackheath Rugby) played for the last time yesterday, hanging up his boots after first wearing Club colours in the 2008/09 season. Catty’s strength of play on the pitch is hugely admired by his team mates: “A top bloke, and one of the hardest rugby players I know,” says Tom …

Important announcement

On Tuesday 18th April a Special General Meeting of members took place at Well Hall. The proposal from the Executive Committee to buy the freehold of Well Hall was unanimously approved by over 70 members who attended the meeting and more than 20 members who submitted proxy votes in support. The second proposal to amend the Rules of the Club …