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To echo the sentiments of Grippa in his presentation. You’ll get out of this season what you put in, on and off the field.

The social committee have deliberated and here’s a timetable for August/Early September

ALL players welcome, Youth and Seniors

August 4th- Merthyr Mawr training, leave at 12 back about 4. Barbeque and beers at the club, bring the family, kids etc.

11th Aug – We are playing Evesham RFC away and staying in Cheltenham, £30 per person should cover accomodation, transport, anything more in the kitty. Currently set as 30 people but can be increased on demand. Money in asap. 

18th of August – Home game , touring side, Race night at the club. All 1st, 2nd and youth team to attend. Race attire optional!

25th Aug – Careau Ely at home -Club night – beach wear to be worn, hawaian shirts etc. FIFA tournament set up on big screen. 💰 to be won! 

1st of September Cilyfyndd away first league game, we want a bus for all players and supporters, possible food before hand at the club. All back to the club afterwards to join the 2nds/3rds/youth. If the club hires a bus and 12 of us get on it, we can’t expect them to keep hiring them.

8th of September – BIG ONE – Upstairs booked.Band night at the club, first league home game, the more the merrier, bring friends, girls, Bagsy’s sister’s, work colleagues etc. £5 on the door.


He’s coming home … he’s coming home … Harri’s coming home !! We are pleased to announce that Harri Dobbs has decided to return to the club where he first picked up a rugby ball all those years ago . Harry started with the Rocks ( see if you can spot him!!) aged 8 through to U15 before being selected for Blues and then going on to win regional honours and represent Wales at all levels . A great signing and testament to the new coaching team and their vision for the future of rugby at the Rocks.

MEET THE COACH

On Tuesday 26th June at 7pm in upstairs bar at the club our new head coach Dai Griffiths will be giving a presentation and answering any questions you may have. If you are a current player , a player interested in joining the Rocks or a club member then come on down for a pint and a chat … see you there 👍

Sponsorship Opportunities 

Running one of Wales oldest established rugby clubs with 2 Senior teams , a youth team and 11 mini and junior teams  doesn’t come cheap . If you or your company would like to be associated with St Peters RFC and become a sponsor we have a number of opportunities available from match day programme adverts to putting your logo onto our new playing kit for all our teams which is almost 400 items. Please contact either Andrew Chandler at andrew.chandler66@ntlworld.com or Chris Newton at chrisgnewton725@hotmail.co.uk for more information. 

Join the committee or would just like to help out ?

If you think you can make a difference and would like to join the committee of St Peters RFC then you will need to submit a written application detailing what position you would like to stand for by Saturday June 30th . There are currently a number of positions vacant that we urgently need to be filled by enthusiastic and committed members of the club , Youth Secretary , Social Secretary and Membership Secretary . We have a new coach with new ideas and require progressive forward looking individuals who’ll help write the next chapter in our clubs long history . If you want to know anymore about how the committee operates or what the role would entail then please get in touch with club secretary Chris Newton on 07703057279 or at chrisgnewton725@hotmail.co.uk . If you would like to apply for a position the email your interest to Chris Newton. 

 

ROCKS 2018/2019

As one of the oldest rugby clubs in Wales with a proud history St Peters RFC (est. 1886)is looking forward to the challenges of the forthcoming 2018/2019 season. In readiness we have appointed a new Head Coach, David ‘Grippa’ Griffiths. More commonly known as Dai or Grippa he started life at Barry RFC  as a player and coach before moving onto work with a number of college Academy teams as Director of Rugby and in various Cardiff Blues coaching roles.

Our first XV are currently in League 2 East Central having narrowly missed out on promotion in the last couple of years. The 2nd XV play in the Cardiff and District premier division and our youth in the Blues A League. We have one of the largest mini and junior sections in Wales with teams running from U6 – U16 !!

The club doesn’t run itself and we rely on players , volunteers , supporters and sponsors in every facet of operations , whether on the committee , playing in the teams , coaching the teams or providing financial sponsorship to help purchase playing kit or training equipment .

Players – We can cater for all ages and abilities so if interested then please get in touch with the coach for your age range or message on Facebook. Details on club website.

Volunteers – If you would like to help out around the club either on match day or as part of one of the teams then fill in the contact form on website or message on Facebook.

Sponsors – If you , or you know anyone or a business , that would be prepared to offer sponsorship to the club for playing kit or equipment then please get in touch with club secretary Chris Newton chrisgnewton725@hotmail.co.uk. Whether you are interested sponsoring our playing kit , match programmes or website, training equipment or training clothing then please get in touch.  We can offer various sponsorship packages to suit all levels of sponsorship.

Please can all players and page members share this post far or copy and paste it onto your Facebook page to get it far and wide and we will still be around for another 130 years and your great , great , grandkids can wear the emerald green and black  !!

18th May: The date for this years club dinner has been changed to the 23rd June. Please can you pay the £10 deposit to book your place asap.

17th May: What a win. The Rocks 2nds triumphed 26-8 against Llanishen in a rampaging display last night to raise the Ninian Stuart Cup. Well done lads well deserved.

06th May: Ninian Stuart Cup Final update – the game has been changed to Wednesday 16th May at the Arms Park. KO is 7.30pm. 

03rd May: A reminder to book your place on this years club dinner and presentation of awards. Its is on Saturday June 02nd starting at 14:00 at St Peters RFC . Cost £15 a head see Andy Chandler , Gerald Phillips or Chris Newton.

19th April: What a result , what a game Geoff!! Rocks 2nds triumph over a strong Rumney 2nds (🤔🤔) to win in semi final of Ninian Stuart cup 30-27 … onto final at Arms Park.

Keep the date free – Friday 11th May KO 19.15.

14th April: This years club dinner and presentation of awards day will be on Saturday June 02nd starting at 14:00 at St Peters RFC . 3 course meal / master of ceremonies / alcohol what more could you want . Cost £15 a head see Andy Chandler , Gerald Phillips or Chris Newton if you want to go 👍

13th March: A good win at home for the First XV a home to Aberdare on Saturday 21-0 with all scores within the first 15 minutes. The Youth drew 17-17 away to Rhiwbina in the cup but progress to the next round.

18th February: 6 NATIONS
We still have a few tickets left for Wales vs Italy and Wales vs France . Prices range from £50 – £95 and the more you pay the better your seat . If interested drop me an email on chrisgnewton725@hotmail.co.uk.

8th February: YOUTH NEWS – Congratulations to Ben Thomas who will be starting against England this Friday night for the Welsh u20s also congratulations to Josh Nolan and Josh Boys from our youth team who represented Crawshays Welsh youth on Wednesday against Llandovery college and won in awful conditions, the boys were presented their ties after the game.

23rd January: There are still tickets available for Wales vs Italy game on Sunday 1th March . If anyone would like some please email Club Secretary, Chris Newton at chrisgnewton725@hotmail.co.uk. Prices are £60 each and limited u16s tickets at 20 each. 

22nd January: A fantastic bonus point win on Saturday for the First XV away at Abercynon running in 6 tries with a final score of 12-39. In muddy conditions the Seconds lost 12-32 at home to Rhiwbina. 

15th January: A mixed weekend in the cold and wet. The Firsts had a tough fixture in welcoming top of the table Cilfynydd to the Harlequins Playing field and we more than held our own in a 8-8 draw. The Second XV (apparently more like 14) beat Cardiff Quins away 21-36 while the Youth lost away at Cowbridge 39-0.

08th January: Unfortunately we had 2 hard fought losses over the weekend with the First XV losing away at 2nd place Cambrian Welfare 22-10 while the Youth lost 44-3 at home to Mountain Ash. 

04th January: 6 Nations Tickets – we have a limited number of tickets available for the 3 Home games against Scotland , Italy and France . Prices vary from £40 – £90 . If interested please contact Chris Newton at chrisgnewton725@hotmail.co.uk.

01st January: Happy New Year from everyone at the club. Lets all hope for a successful 2018.  

16th December: Fixtures today are the First XV away to Cardiff Quinns and the Second XV at home to Llanishen 2nds. Come on down to the club for a spectacle of rugby followed by Carols, Minced Pies and Mulled Wine. This starts at the clubhouse at 6pm with carols starting about 7pm. Don’t forget the Christmas Jumpers!

 

10th December: Due to weather the Firsts game at Gilfach Goch was called off yesterday but the other matches went ahead with the Second XV having a fantastic result away at Caerau Ely 19-29 in the Ninian Stuart Cup.  

 

 

 

 

 

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FIRST XV
25th Aug – Caerau Ely (H) Friendly
11th Sep – Evesham (A) Friendly
18th Sep – Matson (H) Friendly

SECOND XV
Aug 25th Caerau Ely (H) Friendly

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