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 the Northern Division / Merseyside (West). Additionally they participate in the National Junior Vase, Cheshire Plate and Wirral Floodlight cup competitions.
The Second Team compete in the Raging Bull North West League Division 5.
The Junior Rugby Section cover ages from 7 to 17, train and play matches on Sunday mornings, a very popular family event.
Parkonians RUFC 1st XV ~ 2015 / 2016
Back Row: Richie Beckett (Chairman), Barry Owens, Martyn Sharkey, Harry Eastwood, John Turaga, Ben Sadler, Liam Evans, Dan Smith, Mark Barham, Matt Dooley, Gareth Pryce (Coach), James McGrath.
Front Row: Eric Nixon, Geoff Waters, Jamie Lamb, Terry Williams(Captain), Mark Hillan, Karl Whelan, Danny Blyth, Terry Georgeson.
Training is undertaken on Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm at the Club throughout the year.
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 Richie Beckett, the Chairman of Rugby on firstname.lastname@example.org.