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

Steak Night

Steak Night

If you missed it - HARD LUCK - you will have to wait for the next one!

A very enjoyable evening was had by the many people who did turn up -

Was the beef good? you bet it was,

Did it look like the photo? - almost! (no butter or lettuce)

Would I go to another one? - Like a shot!


Fakenham 1st (22) vs West Norfolk 2nd (5)

This Norfolk Merit Table 1 match between Fakenham and West Norfolk 2nds was preceded by the Chris Wood Celebration lunch, an annual event held in honour of a former club player. Chris's family attend each year and the raffle at the lunch raises money for a charity they choose to support, they also present the match ball and a shield for the Man of the Match each year. We must thank West Norfolk who gave up home advantage to allow us to have a competitive match to follow this important lunch, three West committee members including the club President also attended.
The match started with West putting pressure on Fakenham for about 10 minutes and only great defending and a superb try saving tackle by full back Tom Bane-Young stopped them tacking a well-deserved lead. Fakenham then enjoyed a period of pressure and caught the West full back in possession, Howard Kellock charged the kick down and retrieved the ball to run the ball under the posts to score the try for the first points in the match, Tom Bane-Young added the extra points (7-0). The game stayed