Fakenham Mini Rugby Re-launch

Fakenham held the first of three free taster sessions for young children to try rugby for the first time in many cases. These sessions are aimed at infant and junior school age children between 5 and 11 years of age and run between 11am and 12:30pm on Sunday mornings in September. The photograph is of some of the activities arranged for the children by Merwyn Watson a RFU qualified coach with many years of coaching sport to junior and infant school children along with three of the club's young volunteers. The next session will be Sunday 22nd September at the rugby club. You can find a map and contact us via the club website at www.fakenhamrugby.com or you can phone Alan Young on 07859 806130 for further information.

Fakenham v Crusaders (Both 1st & 2nd teams)

Saturday saw both friendlies played against Crusaders 1st and 2nds at Fakenham resulting in good winning margins for bith Crusaders teams. There are no reports, just some photographs to look at.

Luncheons for 2013/4 Season

The dates for the Match Luncheons this season are

12/10/13, Mistley EC2, N Walsham 3rd MT3
30/11/13, Medics EC2, Southwold 2nd MT3
11/01/14, Mildenhall EC2, Watton 2nd MT3
01/03/14, Felixtowe EC2, Lowestoft & Yarmouth 3rd MT3
19/04/14. Thetford Crowley Hogston Cup

The price will remain at the same price as last year - £15 per head, and if anyone wants to reserve a place or if anyone would like to sponsor a match ball, please contact Vernon Tait on 07825199459 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


RFU Lead Up & Legacy Better Facilities Grant for Fakenham Rugby Union Football Club Ltd

P7101228Rugby Union in Fakenham and surrounding area has received a major boost today when Fakenham Rugby Union football Club Ltd was chosen by the Rugby Football Union to be a recipient of one of its Better Facilities Grants for the 2015 Rugby World Cup which is being staged in England and Wales.
Fakenham RUFC has been chosen as a recipient of a Lead Up & Legacy Goalposts grant, strengthening the partnership between the RFU and Club, to be Fit for 2015. The grant will enhance the club's facilities and provide a resource for use by the local community.
This is in addition to the Market Tolls award which has also recently been received.
"This investment by the RFU is excellent news." said Adrian Vertigan, Mayor of Fakenham, "and will complement the recent Market Tolls grant of £3100 given to the rugby club to help prepare their new pitch on Trapp Lane. The Rugby Club has an enthusiastic group of hard-working volunteers and our funding will enable them to do even more for young people in the community in the future."
Hosting the World Cup provides an opportunity to deliver a huge participation legacy for rugby union and the RFU has committed a £10m investment which will create a network of over 500 Lead Up and Legacy