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About Wheatley RUFC

Who can play rugby with Wheatley?
Everybody can! Wheatley RUFC run two senior sides and a successful junior and mini section. We also run summer touch where anyone can pitch up and play.
Should I play rugby?
Rugby is a team based sport that offers something for everyone regardless of what shapes, sizes and abilities you might be. The core values of Enjoyment, Teamwork, Respect and Discipline help make rugby an enjoyable and rewarding game to play.
What can Wheatley RUFC offer me?
Wheatley RUFC and its two senior teams offer the flexibility to allow budding amateurs to play at a high level of rugby with our 1st team, while the 2nd team offers rugby to those who are just starting or finishing their careers or those who just enjoy playing the game.
Our minis and Juniors aim to make rugby fun whilst focusing on the core values of rugby. During training and matches all children are given the same opportunity to play, not just the strongest.
Wheatley RUFC may lack the large membership and wealth of other local clubs, but offer just as much as they do whilst making each player, parent and supporter feel part of the Wheatley RUFC family.
We offer excellent membership fees across all age groups, competitive rugby, quality coaching, and great facilities.
When do you train?
Our seniors train every Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7pm.
Our juniors train every Thursday at 7pm and they either train or play on Sunday mornings.
Our minis train every Sunday at 10:15am. We offer great bacon sandwiches as well as a tuck shop for those who wish to stay and watch their kids play.
Where are we?
We play on the Holton Playing Fields (OX33 1QL) which is conveniently located just off the A40.
We have a club development plan that has been approved by the RFU. Their grant, plus club funds are allowing us to refurbish our clubhouse to help match our excellent training and match day pitches.
What facilities do you have?
We have well-maintained pitches, a floodlit training area, well maintained equipment, scrum machine, changing rooms, and showers.
We also have a have a great clubhouse and bar that serves some fantastic beer from our sponsors, XT Brew.
Who is Hans?
Hans is the Wheatley senior’s mascot and can be usually found on the side line being worn by a nominated volunteer…
What do we do for the community?
We have fantastic links with both primary and secondary schools in Wheatley and have recently had the Romanian RRF, along with the RFU, come to our club to see how well this link up works.
How can I get involved?
You can come along to any training session where you we be welcomed by all players, parents and coaches. You do not immediately need to join the Club or pay fees, until you are certain you or your children are ready.
Alternatively, you can contact us via email if you have any further questions – wheatleyrufc@outlook.com
We look forward to seeing you at the club soon and becoming part of the Wheatley rugby family.

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