Friday  Night Under Lights  Comes to the Island – Friday 23rd  November  - Venue  IOW RFC

I am delighted to inform everyone that our successful Friday Nights Under Lights Series will come across the water  to the Isle of Wight.


It is now time for you all to get your boots out of the cupboard and join us at IOW RFC on Friday 23rd November the eve of the England v Australia game - Post Code  PO33 4NQ


Targeted for players:

·       Not able to  commit  to regular training and play Saturday Rugby – Come along

·       A Dad that coaches their sons but would like to have a go themselves - Come along

·       A Vets that wants a run around with their mates - Come along

·       17 + (looking to gain more experience playing adults in a controlled environment) - Come along

·        Dad’s and lad’s  / friends wishing to play together   - Come along

·       Teachers that haven’t played since University - Come along

·       Not affiliated to a club but would like to have a run around  - Come along

·       Just want to play more rugby - Come along



Format of the Evening:  It is a relaxed format that allows for the rules to be adapted to the ability and fitness of the players.  E.g. Half pitch or Full pitch formats, contested or Uncontested scrums, Contested or Uncontested lineouts; etc. these rules are decided between both teams before the start of each game.  This ensures competition which caters for all ages and abilities



o   1800 Arrive

o   1845 Briefing

o   Games commence between 1915

o   O/C Free drink and food


Running of the event Referees Games will be refereed by the England Rugby Development team (Ivan & Kieran)and aqualified first aider / physio will be in attendance


A Complementary Pint or Softie plus Food:  will be provided for all players.


Entries:  if you are a member of a club  please let you I/C in charge of teams (below) that you will be attending no later than1600 Wednesday 21st November this will enable me to make arrangements with the club for catering.


If you are not currently affiliated to a club but you would like to take part just drop me an e-mail and I will add you to the attendance list.ivantorpey@rfu.com i.e. Teachers etc.   





E-mail address:


Dave Metcalf


Sandown & Shanklin

Sam Flux



Ed Blake



Adam Moody



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