Rugby

Based in Oxton in Birkenhead, Oxton Parkonians RUFC currently field 2, and occasionally 3 rugby teams, playing matches at Holm Lane, with at least one team at home most weekends.

The First Team's season is made up of a combination of league matches and friendly fixtures. They are affiliated to the Cheshire RUFC and compete in South Lancs/Cheshire Division 3. Additionally they participate in the National Junior Vase, Cheshire Plate and Wirral Floodlight cup competitions.

The Second Team compete in the North West Intermediate League Division 5 West.

The Junior Rugby Section cover ages from 7 to 15, train and play matches on Sunday mornings, a very popular family event. 

Parkonians RUFC 1st XV ~ 2014 / 2015

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Back: Paul Hillan, Craig Forshaw, Tom Manger, Josh Bowe, Ben Sadler, Liam Evans, Martyn Sharkey, Ben Pearson, Mike Byrne, Barry Owens, Terry Williams, Jamie Forshaw, Gareth Pryce(Coach).
Front: Mark Tucker, Eric Nixon, Karl Whelan, Matt Dodd, Andy Smith(Captain), Mark Hillan, Craig Whelan, Harry Eastwood, John Turaga.

Parkonians RUFC 2nd XV ~ 2013 / 2014

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Training

 

Training is undertaken on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:00pm at the Club throughout the year under Head Coach Danny Hughes.

During the season training includes games of touch rugby, ball-handling skills, tackling and general fitness training. The Club has excellent training facilities including floodlights for winter training, a scrumage machine and assorted training aids such as tackle bags etc.

Throughout the close season fitness is maintained through a combination of gym work, general fitness coaching and 'friendly' soccer matches.

New members of all age, size & ability are always welcome, for further details contact Andy Smith, the Club Captain on andy.smith@oldparkonians.org.uk