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Ripon RUFC, leading the way in first aid injury reporting

In the world of volunteers, one of the most difficult roles is that of the team first aider. And yet, it is possibly one of the most important.

Briggsy's Blog

Adam Briggs' blog from today's match day programme

Fixtures Confirmed for Sunday 2nd December

Otley Away this weekend for the Mini Midis. Home games for the U13s, U14s, U15s and Academy.

Director of Rugby Steps Down

As a volunteer run club its never easy to give up your position. Today Ian Hassall has formally stepped down from his role in the club.

Briggsy's Blog

Here's the blog from Adam Briggs from the match day programme

Confirmed Fixtures - Sunday 25th November

This week the Mini Midis play Yarnbury, with the U13s & U15s playing Harrogate at Home. Other teams are Away.

Fixtures for Sunday 18th November 2018

This weekend the mini midis are training at Home, U13's play Harrogate and the U15's and Academy play Sheffield at home.

First Match Played Under New Floodlights

Tonight sees the first game to be played under the club's new match quality floodlights.

Confirmed Fixtures for Sunday 11th November

Two Yorkshire Cup games at Home on Sunday, the U13's vs Sheffield at 11.05, with the Academy vs West Park Leeds at 1pm

Briggsy's Blog

Thoughts from Adam Briggs from today's match day programme

Team Selections - Saturday 3rd November

This week the 1st XV are at Home to Roundhegians, with the 2nd XV Away at Heath. Good luck to both sides. 2:15pm KO

Confirmed Fixtures - Sunday 4th November

This Sunday the Mini Midis are Away at Wetherby, with the Juniors playing Malton & Norton. Academy Away at Driffield.

Fixtures Confirmed for Sunday 28th October

This Sunday we have a busy day at the club as we welcome Wharfedale & Northallerton. The later kick off are the Girls vs Harrogate at 2pm.

Fixtures Confirmed for Sunday 21st October

Mini Midis at Home training this week, with the Juniors playing West Park Leeds. The Academy are Away at Acklam in the Cup Round 1

Fixtures Confirmed for Sunday 7th October

Games against Selby and Morley both Home and Away on Sunday with a Womens Rugby Development festival from 2pm at Ripon

Fixtures confirmed - Sunday 30th September 2018

A busy Sunday at the club with the Mini Midis hosting Wensleydale & WPL, U14s & U16s play Wetherby and the U18's play Harrogate.

Age Grade Rugby to Sale Sharks

It's great when we get told that one of our homegrown players gets selected for a national club and is playing at a high level.

Fixtures Confirmed for Sunday 23rd September

This weekend the Mini Midis are Training, and the U13s and U15s are hosting Yarnbury at Home. The Bluebelles also play at Home at 2pm

Fixtures confirmed - Sunday 16th September 2018

Three matches at home this weekend, U15s, U16s and U18s Academy. U13s & U14s Away with the mini midis training.

Club Donates to Yorkshire Spinal Unit

On Saturday the club formally made a donation to Adam Briggs for the Yorkshire Spinal Unit.

Fixtures confirmed - Sunday 9th September 2018

The mini midis are at home training, the U13's play Moortown at Home, U15's away at Wetherby, and the Girls play Old Crocs at Home.

Officer of the Day Volunteers

We're looking for a few more volunteers to help on match days as the Officer of the Day.

Charles Stanley Renews Mini Midi Sponsorship

Jonathan Baker from Charles Stanley has renewed another 3 year deal for the Mini Midi section, seen here (left) with Andy Proud, Club Chairman.

Game Management System (GMS) Workshop

Message from Andy Binks, Director of Membership for Team Managers, Membership Secretary's and other GMS users.

Pre-Season Friendlies

We have two pre season friendlies to play, and your support is welcomed and appreciated

A Message from Adam Briggs

The club's retired Chairman passes on a message to all club members following the beer festival.

Crowdfunding for Yorkshire Spinal Unit

Please dig deep and support the children of retired Club Chairman Adam Briggs to raise funds for the Yorkshire Spinal Unit at Pinderfields.

Membership Subs 2018/19

The last piece of news from the AGM ... membership subs for the 2018/2019 will remain the same.

Volunteer of the Year - Tim Wray Award

This year the Volunteer of the Year Award has been replaced with the Tim Wray Award.

Thanks to John Buckley

Last night at the AGM there was special thanks given to John Buckley who has retired from the "Friday Gang"

Welcome to the New President

Last night at the club's AGM we welcomed the new President, Mr Keith Anderson into his new role.

Come Along to the Beer Festival

On Saturday the club will the hosting its inaugural Beer Festival that has been months in the planning and should be a brilliant day at the club.

AGM Election of Officers

At the AGM on Wednesday 27th June we will carry out the annual election of the Honorary members and Committee members.

Ripon City Plan Update

You may recall back in September 2016 we asked members to object to the Ripon City Plan that suggested our pitches to be used for housing and a road.

Annual General Meeting

This year's AGM will be held on Wednesday 27th June, starting at 7.30pm


On 25 May 2018 the way in which personal data & information is held will change under new legislation named General Data Protection Regulation.

Volunteer of the Year Nominations

Every year at the AGM we celebrate the hugely important role that volunteers have in the club and give an award to the Volunteer of the Year.

We need your help!

Are you able to volunteer and give some help to the club for the up and coming events....

Club President - Tim Wray

It is with deep regret that we must announce that our Club President Tim Wray passed away on Friday night following a brief illness.

Fixtures Confirmed for Sunday 22nd April

At home this weekend we have lots of training for the mini midis, the U14s play Selby and we host the Yorkshire U17s development session.

Fixtures Confirmed for Sunday 15th April

Good luck to the U14s and U16s who head away this weekend to compete in the Yorkshire Plate Finals, and to all team playing on Sunday.

Fixtures Confirmed for Sunday 8th April

All games subject to pitch conditions due the rain. Keep an eye on emails please.

Team Selections - 1st & 2nd XV - Saturday 7th April

This week the 1st XV are at Home vs Halifax Vandals, with the 2nd XV Away at West Leeds. Kick off 3pm

RIP Jim Saynor

It’s with great sadness that we have to announce the sudden death of one of our volunteers and club members, Jim Saynor

Team Selections 1st & 2nd

This weekend the 1st XV play in the semi final of the Silver Trophy at Pontefract and the 2nd XV play away at Pythons.

Player Coach Opportunity

There is a vacancy for a Player Coach for the 2018/9 season and beyond. If you are interested please get in touch, Details below

Confirmed Fixtures - Sunday 1st April

A change to normal this Easter Sunday as we welcome touring sides from Italy and Ryton to the club.

Team Selection - Bluebelles - Sunday 25th March

On Sunday the Ripon Bluebelles play Sandal Warriors at Home. Kick off 2pm.

Team Selections - 1st & 2nd XV - Saturday 24th March

This week the 1st XV are Away at Leodiensians, with the 2nd XV playing at home to Wharfedale. Kick off 3pm

Confirmed Fixtures - Sunday 25th March

This Sunday the U8s - U13s are all Away at Otley. Home games for the U16's at 11.30, and the Ripon Bluebelles at 2pm.




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