Sidmouth RFC are hosting two leading figures from the world of rugby this evening (Friday) as they welcome Rugby Football Union (RFU) chief executive officer Ian Ritchie and Steve Grainger MBE, the RFU development director, writes Steve Birley
Rob Baxter, the head coach at Premiership side Exeter Chiefs, will be the guest of honour at Sidmouth Rugby Club, Heydons Lane on Friday, July 24, for a Question and Answer session in the newly refurbished Blackmore clubhouse.
Bicton College student, Poppy Leitch, 17, is preparing for two exciting opportunities ahead with the Ladies England Rugby under 20’s Team trials next month in Birmingham and a place secured at Exeter University starting this academic year.
The day after a friendly match at Blackmore against a touring team from Gordano, a depleted Sidmouth Under-16 squad headed off to Okehampton where they battled well before succumbing to a 26-19 reversal, writes Daryl Pearce
Sidmouth Quins last game of the season proved to be a game of two halves Newton Abbot winning the first at a canter, forward power paving the way scoring at regular intervals, Sidmouth the second with some expansive rugby.