UPCOMING CLUB FIXTURES
2022/23 Next League Match
1st XV - 3 Dec 2022 away to Avonvale (KO 1415)
2022/23 Next Dorset Matrix Match
2nd XV - 3 Dec 2022 home to Swanage & Wareham III
Blandford RFC is always ready to welcome new players both Junior and Senior, if you want to join our local friendly club then please get in contact.
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS
26th Nov 2022 - VP Day
10th Dec 2022 - Ladies Night
28th Jan 2023 - VP Day
Following feedback from last season, we will be open early Friday evenings for those 'end of week after work beers'! Please support this as much as you can for a quick pint after work so we can keep it going. We will be open from 4pm until quiet.
Don't forget the Cash Box Draw held every Saturday night from around 6.30! Remember you need to be in the Clubhouse to be in with a chance of drawing the lucky key!
Clubhouse will be open normal hours for members,
check back for details of any advertised special events.
MINI and YOUTH NEWS
Sunday timings are:
10 am to 11 am for Bulldogs (U6)
10 am to 11.30 am for all other age groups
The Blandford Mini and Youth Section are actively looking for new players (ages U6's to U13's) for the upcoming season. For more information contact Trevor Bristow, Head of Mini & Youth Rugby on 07368 344230 or Club Chairman Tom Davis-Richings on 07594 953947.
Please remember to access your GMS account and affiliate your child(ren). If you are a new club member then please access the RFU GMS system and create an account for yourself and child(ren).
It was the Seniors first match in the new "Counties 1 Tribute Southern South" league having gained promotion from Dorset & Wilts Division 1 South last season.
For more information click here. Added 7 September 2022 2020
Changes to the Senior Competition Structure
The new rugby season 2022/23 will see the most significant changes in 30 years to the Adult Male Competition Structure. There are new league structures for 2022/2023 as well as the introduction of our exciting new cup competition that will take place at the end of the season.
So what does this mean for Blandford RFC, it will mean playing that we will be playing in "Counties 1 Tribute Southern South" ( the old "Southern Counties South"), having gained promotion last season from "Dorset & Wilts 1 South" (the new "Counties 2 Tribute D&W South").
We will be playing – Avonvale (Bath), Combe Down (Bath) ,Dorchester, Frome II, North Dorset, Royal Wootton Bassett II, Swanage & Wareham, Trowbridge II, Walcot (Bath), Wimborne & Yeovil. As you all can see there are some great local fixtures, as well as those further afield, which will lead to an exciting season for the club. Added 14 Jun 2022
1st XV Match Photos
Patrick Gailey photos of the matches against both Bridport and Wimborne are now available to view and purchase here. Added 19 October 2021
Under 8's Tag Festival
The Under 8's attended the Yeovil Tag Festival on Sunday. They need your support to try for selection the Showpiece Festival at Sandy Park. More details can be found on the News and Events page. Added 2 March 2020
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Please note that dogs are not permitted within the fence surrounding the pitches but you are welcome to walk your dog around the outside of the fence but please clear up any dog mess and use the bins provided.
Blandford RFC are proud to be sponsored by the following local businesses,
please click on individual logos to visit Sponsor websites:
Thank you to our Principal Sponsors:
J & G Environmental
Waste Management Specialists
TK Joinery Ltd
Bespoke High Quality Joinery
Accountancy & Financial Services
Thank you to our Team Sponsors:
Chaffers Estate Agents
Friendly Dog Collars
Sunrise Business Park
JDG Structural Steel
Blandford RFC would also like to thank our Club Sponsors: