Want to play rugby in London? Want to improve your strength and fitness? You’ve come to the right place.
Check out these clubs below.
1. Try Tag Rugby Finsbury Park
Tag Rugby is a minimal contact team game in which each player wears shorts with velcro patches with two tags attached to them. The mode of play is similar to Rugby League or Touch Rugby with attacking players attempting to dodge, evade and pass a rugby ball while defenders attempt to prevent them scoring by “tagging” – pulling a velcro attached tag from the ball carrier.
Tel: +447780 880 893
2. London South Africa Rugby Club
Since its birth in 2005, London South Africa Rugby Football Club (RFC) has maintained its impressive start as one of the most successful young rugby clubs in England. The triumphs of the club over its first four seasons propelled the Warriors XV into London South West Division 2 after three back to back promotions.
Wimbledon Park Athletics Stadium
Home Park Rd
Tel: +447967 736710
3. Belsize Park Rugby Club
Belsize Park RFC is London’s most central Rugby club with its home grounds in Regents Park. It traces its history back to the founding of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and is considered the most widely toured amateur club in the world.
Class Times: 8am – 8pm
4. Grasshoppers Rugby Football Club
Welcome to Grasshoppers Sport and Social Club, the home of Grasshoppers Rugby and Netball Clubs.
We are a local community sports club in West London with excellent facilities, catering for girls and boys, men and women, from four years upwards, located just off the A4 in Osterley/ Isleworth in Middlesex.
Tel: +4420 8568 0010
5.West London Rugby Club
As an amateur club our primary focus is to provide social, competitive rugby within the West London area. We pride ourselves on our warm and friendly atmosphere and openly welcome players of all ability and nationality. Our aim is to always be competitive, to win but we also recognise the importance of enjoying rugby and having fun; off the pitch as well as on it with regular social events at home, tours abroad etc.
London Marathon Playing Fields
Tel: +4420 8866 2704
6.Chingford Rugby Football Club
Founded in 1928 by members of Chingford congregational church the club was originally known as “Chingford Guild Rugby Club”. A ground was loaned by a local milkman named Mr Soper adjacent to the reservoirs at Lee Valley. Members of the club then built a changing building with two changing rooms, plunge bath and water heating stove. A double Decker bus was acquired for the spectators and the players washed in a local piggery.
Lea Valley Playing Fields
Tel: +4420 8529 4879
7. Chiswick Rugby Club
Since 2005, when the rebuilding of our clubhouse was completed, Chiswick Rugby Football Club (Chiswick RFC) has flourished in terms of playing numbers. Our First Team has been promoted to London Division 1 South, the club’s highest ever league. The 2nd and 3rd XV teams are playing Middlesex Merit Table rugby.
Dan Mason Dr
8. East London Rugby Football Club
East London RFC sits in the heart of West Ham
A warm welcome awaits all new players and supporters
The 2015/16 season opens with a newly refurbished clubhouse, changing rooms and 3 floodlit pitches
71 Holland Rd
Tel: +4420 7474 6761
9. Hampstead Rugby Club
Welcome to Hampstead Rugby Club, North London’s finest. We are renowned throughout London for playing running rugby with a huge emphasis on enjoyment both on and off the field. We field 6 mens’ sides and 2 ladies’ sides and have a rapidly growing and successful junior section.
Parliament Hill Fields
Tel: +447713 152 541
10. Eton Manor RFC Club
Villiers Park Educational Trust has its roots in East London. It started life as The Manor Charitable Trust, which was set up to fund the Eton Manor Boys’ Club (EMBC), a sports and social club established in Hackney Wick in the early years of the 20th century. EMBC was established, managed and paid for by a philanthropically-minded group of Old Etonians: Arthur Villiers, Gerald Wellesley, Alfred Wagg and Sir Edward Cadogan.
The New Wilderness
Tel: +4420 8532 2946
11. Wimbledon Rugby Football Club
Founding member of the Rugby Football Union
The year 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of Wimbledon Rugby Football Club. The first recorded game was played on 26 December 1865 against Richmond Rugby Club and was reported in the Surrey Comet. At that time, the team were called the “Wimbledon Hornets”.
Tel: +4420 8946 3156
12. Mill Hill Rugby Club
Welcome to Mill Hill RFC website. Follow us on Twitter @millhillrfc
Off Page Street
Tel: +447823 326 243
13. Kings Cross Steelers RFC
Welcome to the Kings Cross Steelers RFC website.
Holders of the Union Cup 2015, we have 3 teams playing regularly from Essex League 1 standard through to Merit Table 8. New players always welcome
69 Holland Rd
Tel: +4420 7473 0669
14. O2 Touch
Whether it’s about rediscovering sport or honing your fitness, O2 Touch is a fun and friendly environment for both men and women of all abilities to get involved in touch rugby. This is social fitness at its best.
King Georges Park
Tel: +4420 8542 0827
15. Footscray RUFC
In 1967 Sid Cooper formed Kolster Brands ( KB ) Rugby Club. The Club was a section of the Social and Athletic Club, situated within the factory site at Maidstone Road, Sidcup, (opposite the then, Sidcup bus garage). Paul Young is the only original member still (very rarely) playing. Jeff and Steve Wade although still playing were not at the club at its conception.
239a Footscray Rd
Tel: +4420 8850 4698
16. Southwark Tigers Rugby Club
Southwark Tigers are the first inner city rugby club in England. Run by local volunteers and parents. Our children have respect and enthusiasm. Tiger Girls Saturdays 12-2pm. Boys 5-17 years from 10-1
Tel: +4420 8674 0340
17. Mitcham & Carshalton Rugby Club
Mitcham & Carshalton RUFC!
Voted RBS Community Club of the Year 2012
The Home of O2 Touch Rugby Summer 2014
Tel: +44843 289 1225
18. Alleynian Rugby
One sport fits all with O2 Touch. This simple, energetic game is suitable for all fitness levels, from the beginner to the seasoned player.
Everyone gets a warm welcome at O2 Touch sessions. Sociable and inclusive and the perfect opportunity to run out with old friends, or make new ones.
Play O2 Touch – Discover social fitness
Whether it’s about rediscovering sports abilities you forgot you had or about honing your fitness, O2 Touch offers a number of ways to get involved, while having a lot of fun in the process. This is social fitness at it’s best
19. Croydon Rugby Football Club
If you want to be part of a club that plays in a competitive league that also upholds a long tradition of sociability associated with rugby football then Croydon is your club. We are committed to improving playing standards for both young and experienced players of both sexes through a dedicated team of coaches, parents and supporters.
Whether you are a member of the club or a visiting rugby enthusiast who enjoys playing or watching, enjoy this site and why not come and join us.
135 Addington Rd
Tel: +4420 8777 5298
20. Westcombe Park Rugby Club
Every club likes to think it’s a little different to the others or has something special about it’s style of play, traditions or origins. Westcombe Park thinks it is unique in all these aspects. We believe we must be the only Rugby Club founded by someone who never could and never would play the game.
Tel: +441689 834 902
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