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Presidents Message & Blog
To our members, guests, officials, sponsors and players, I would like to welcome you all to a new season at Beeston Hyrne. We hope you enjoy your time with us.

As a member of Norwich Rugby Football Club for many years - I played for a few ... More
Chairmans Message
After 3 years as President I have passed the reins onto to Graham Hilton and wish him luck as he commences his first year in the role, I am sure he will do well. I am taking over the Chairmans role from Steve Henson, who will now concentrate on leadi ... More
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Latest Club News Item

- 27/05/2016

18-24 Transitional Summer 7s Event - Friday 3rd June

Venue - Norwich Rugby Club

Kick off- 7.30pm – finish 9.30pm

Bar will be open (Hurrah!)

From Stuart Cameron - RFU Community Rugby Coach

This is the 3rd Year of running these events that have grown each year. In previous years we have had teams enter from North Walsham, Norwich, Lakenham, West Norfolk , Great Yarmouth –Broadland, Crusaders, Dereham, Watton, Holt and Wymondham. The purpose of the events is to ease the transition of youth rugby players into senior rugby outside of the physical contact of the 15 aside game.  The event held at Norwich is the  is the first of four sevens events this season, which are held at central locations across Norfolk.

Future dates and venues all 7.30pm Kick offs

Friday 17th June @ Thetford RFC (TBC)

Friday 1st July @ Swaffham 

Friday 15th July @ Lakenham Hewett RFC

So far teams that have confirmed for this seasons events are Norwich RFC, West Norfolk RFC, Holt RFC and Great Yarmouth-Broadlands RFC with potentially more to follow.


Norwich O2 Win Inaugural Norfolk Touch Rugby Final

The Norwich O2 touch rugby team beat Norfolk Nomads to win the inaugural Norfolk Touch Rugby Trophy at Crusaders RFC on the occasion of the Norfolk Finals day. Well done to all concerned. Photos on the gallery here There are larger pictures on our Facebook page.

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Annual Dinner a huge success

Well done Steve Henson for organising another excellent Annual Dinner. Thanks to John Bentley for an excellent and entertaining speech and well done to all the award recipients. Photos of the event can be found on our Facebook page or in slightly smaller format on our gallery page here

If anyone wants the 3mb files, ask the Press Officer. 

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Laurence Austin, deserved winner of the Player of the year and a unanimous winner of the Player's Player of the year, seen here receiving the latter from Anglian Home Improvement's Phil Tweedie

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Clubman of the year - Steve Henson, receiving the award from John Bentley, for all his tireless work on the relocation project as well as his organisation of the splendid annual dinner for longer than most of us can remember.

International Ticket Applications

Ted Searle is taking applications for the autumn internationals. The deadline date is 3rd August. Please note, Ted doesn't do late applications, whoever you are. Details on the form on the downloads page.

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Latest 1st XV Match Report

North Walsham 68 Norwich 12 - 30/04/2016

Match report courtesy of Paul Morse of North Walsham Rugby ClubThe Vikings overwhelmed Norwich to progress to the Woodforde's Norfolk Cup Final against Diss at Crusaders next Saturday where it will be the main event of the Norfolk Big Rugby Day. Any hopes Norwich had of causing an upset in this semi final clash were quickly extinguished with the Vikings nineteen points ahead in as many minutes, and their superiority continued, running in ten tries, six by half time. Disrupted by the loss o.....
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Latest 1st XV News

Last Wine Bar Man of the Match v Sudbury - 17/04/2016

The final Last Wine Bar Man of the Match award of the season went to Pip Scott for an excellent performance in this game.

Pip received a bottle of last Wine Bar champagne and a meal for two .....
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Latest 2nd XV News

Waffle House Man of the Match v Wymondham - 06/03/2016

On the 5th march, in wet and muddy conditions, the Lions beat Wymondham 2nd XV 24:3

For exceptional work 'in the house' Greg Payne was awarded Man of the Match accolade which earns him.....
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Latest 2nd XV Match Report

Norwich 24 Wymondham 2's 3 - 05/03/2016

The Lions played Wymondham 2 at home today is pretty muddy conditions. We welcomed back skipper Chris Wall after his 2 game break and we had a surprise start for Stewart Cameron at 10. We we able to p.....
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Latest 3rd XV Match Report

Valiant defeat in the Salver final - 19/12/2015

Valiant effort from Norwich AXV at Norfolk Big Rugby Day
Plenty of heart and determination, that has been on display during the highly impressive league season, was not quite enough to see off.....
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Latest Mini Squad News

McDonald's Player of the Month awards - March - 25/04/2016

Every month a player of the month award is made to players from the Mini Section. It may be for good sportsmanship, a good team ethos, a good performance, pretty much anything.

The players r.....
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Latest Mini Squad Match Report

Festival reports Under 9 & Under 11 groups - 17/04/2016

Under 9 Group

A sunny April morning saw Norwich Rugby Club hosting a fleet of other clubs for the Annual Rugby festival. Luckily despite the previous days downpours we were blessed with bri.....
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