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 ~ 2013 / 2014

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Back Row(Left to Right). Richie Beckett(Chairman), Rob Marnick, Liam Evans, Terry Williams, Ryan Evans, Ben Sadler, Mike Byrne(Vice Captain), Paul Hillan, Martyn Sharkey, Mark Barham, Danny Hughes(Coach).
Front Row(L to R). Geoff Waters, Gareth Pryce, Matt Dooley, Andy Smith(captain), Peter Hillan, Paul Lennon,
Craig Hawthorne, Danny Blyth.

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