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New Players Welcome Page

Welcome to Thamesians Rugby Club and this page is to welcome new players to the club and give you a little background to Thamesians Rugby Club set up.

Thamesians are based on Twickenham Green, and have been at the heart of English rugby for 50 years. Over the past two seasons, the club has celebrated its 50th Year, obtained promotion, semi-final success and greatly increased its player base.

Coaching Set Up

The clubs playing side is led by Billy Edmonds as  Head Coach, and by Backs Coach, Matty Yates, with Andrew "Chocs" Philp as 2XV Manager/Coach.

We are also keen to welcome any players who are considering  coaching as a next step on their rugby journey.

(Please use the linked contact forms to contact individuals)

Who Plays for the Club?

The club runs two teams (plus an occasional VETS), allowing the transition of players and development of new talent. All levels of ability are welcome, from; Portuguese & Trinidad internationals, to returning-to-the-game players plus those who are totally new to the game.

Summer Training

Training during the summer, is based in Twickenham and is focused fun and fitness whilst learning new skills. During June & July, Thursday nights are Touch Rugby and Saturday morning is fitness (for all those aspiring to play first team rugby or for those who are keen to better themselves).

Training sessions are focused but open to all, with new members being allocated a senior club player to guide them through the session structure and to buy them a beer afterwards.

Thursday Summer Touch

Every Thursday evening, during June & July, starting at 7.00pm until Dusk.
Touch is open to new & existing players and is played in a fun but competitive environment.

Pre-season Training

Every Thursday during July & August
These are structured training session, allowing ALL players (new & experienced) to work through;

  • Set Pieces Moves
  • Unit Skills (scrummaging, lineouts, rucking, mauling, kick offs, phase play, tackling…)
  • Full Pitch Runs

Additional Info

The club’s home pitches are in the Marble Hill Park (more details click here).
All players have access to the club physio.
The Teams are well support by the multiple clubs sponsors, allowing time to focus on the game.

Away From the Pitch

Away from the pitch the club is very social and welcoming to all players and their families. The club house on Twickenham Green is the envy of many visiting oppositions.

So if you’re interested and would be interested in joining Twickenham’s most successful club, please drop me a line & I can make sure you’ll be welcomed in.

Yours
Thamesians

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