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Presidents Message & Blog

I would like to wish a warm welcome to all players, supporters and sponsors to the new season, and my third season as President.

Last year one of the main aims for the club was to consolidate our position in the league and whilst at times t ... More

Chairmans Message
I am already looking forward to the coming Season as it promises across the board to be a great Season. We have a strong team of people in place to run the Mini, Youth and Senior rugby as well as the management of the Clubhouse and grounds. However, ... More
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Latest Club News Item

- 30/03/2015

Great Time at Harvey's Back to Norwich Day

The Back to Norwich day was a great event with the President's game in the morning ending up with a very competitive match and the President's men running out winners 25:12 (I think). After a traditionally superb Lenihan lunch, the first team beat tough opponents Saffron Walden with a boys own performance from Campo in front of his father and brother who are over from Australia for a few weeks. Thanks to everyone that contributed to a great day at the club, one that Ziggy would have been particularly proud of.


There are numerous photos of the President's game on the Lions gallery page which you can link to by clicking here


Summer 2015 (Pre World Cup) International Tickets

The form to apply for pre World Cup International Tickets is on the downloads page of the website. There are games against France (home & away) and Ireland (home).

Please note the deadline to return the form and payment to Ted Searle is Thursday 23rd April


Norwich Schools Tournaments Concludes with a second win for Notre Dame.

The conclusion of this seasons School Rugby Project was played out on 17th March at Norwich Rugby Club. Four Year 9 teams from Notre Dame, Sprowston, Thorpe and Hewett played for the Pilch Cup. There was some outstanding rugby played and so good to see how far these players have progressed since we started. Notre Dame took the honours after a hard fought match against Sprowston to seal their win. The cup was presented to the captain of Notre Dame by Colin Dunbar the School Liaison Officer at Norwich Rugby Club. One of the memorable moments of the day was the sportsmanship shown. At the presentation it was pointed out that 3 of the teams had been playing for at least 2 years with many of their players also playing youth rugby for local clubs But the lads from Hewett, who never gave up or let their heads drop had only started rugby 6 weeks earlier. To that everybody gave them a standing ovation.
We are very grateful to Pilch Sports for donating this trophy for the Year 9 Tournament

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Latest 1st XV Match Report

Norwich 24 Saffron Walden 10 - 28/03/2015

The annual Back to Norwich Day for former players in memory of Past President and first team second row forward Alan Harvey witnessed a very entertaining game with both sides playing attractive rugby in windy conditions. Norwich had the best of the early exchanges but the visitors soon came back into the game and were only kept out by some excellent Norwich defence. Jonny Wheater It soon became clear that Norwich were getting the better of their opponents in the tight scrums where tight head pro.....
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Latest 1st XV News

The Last Wine Bar Man of the Match v Saffron Walden - 29/03/2015

We couldn't really have written the script any better. A young Australian lad wants to come to England to play a bit of rugby, looks up the local websites and picks Norwich. He arrives and makes an.....
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Latest 2nd XV News

Thai Quiz Night - 25/01/2015

Sat 24th January saw a very successful quiz night and Thai meal at the club attended by 80 people. The event was organised by Tony Selby calling on the full resources of the Selby clan and a quiz h.....
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Latest 2nd XV Match Report

Lions 17 Norwich Union 10 - 07/03/2015

Norwich Union kicked off with the wind in their favour.  The first few minutes were dominated by a number of scrums in which Norwich Union seemed to have the early advantage.  On fu.....
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Latest 3rd XV Match Report

Norwich AXV 12 Norwich Union 2nd XV 25 - 17/01/2015

Man of the match Joe Wooliams

Most Improved Player - Aaron Baker

Best Young Player - Matt Surtees 

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Latest Under 14's Match Report

Wymondham 12 Norwich 29 - 30/11/2014

A trip to Wymondham never easy and with a development squad of only 16, 3 of which had never played before and 2 had only started playing this season, which makes this result even more impressive.<.....
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Latest Under 13's Match Report

Holt 19 Norwich 5 - 08/03/2015

I always mention the weather and today was a lovely spring morning. Holt kicked off and Norwich dealt well with the early surge. After a while we started to dominate the game with our forwards. Joe.....
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Latest Mini Squad News

McDonald's Sponsored Minis Players of the Month - 29/03/2015

Congratulations to the McDonalds sponsored players of the month. The award is given to players who have shown good attitude, team play, improved performance etc. The award is sponsored by McDonalds.....
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Latest Mini Squad Match Report

U7s Triumph at Diss Festival - 29/03/2015

Well done to Norwich Under 7s who won the Diss Festival on 29th March. In spite of adverse playing conditions and a trip to Wembley to watch Saracens the day before, they played with enthusiasm, sk.....
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