Letchworth RUFC - Ladies Lionesses

Ladies rugby sessions at Letchworth Garden City RUFC. Wed 7.30-8.45pm and Sun 11am-12pm

Operating as usual

19/08/2022

Never underestimate a girl who plays rugby!

Next up in our "Meet the Team" series is...

...Paige!

She's sassy, loud and tough! Loves disco and ballet, playing animal crossing and getting crafty with glitter.

We're looking forward to another Summer Camp session tomorrow!

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Ladies Lionesses's post 13/08/2022

EPIC day for the lionesses & the club in general. We won our first silverware winning the development competition. The men won as well. A truly fabulous experience in the searing heat at Hitchin 7s competition today. What a great start to the season with fantastic numbers and a great effort put in by the girls. Lionesses RRRROOOOAAARRR!!!

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Mini Girls Lionettes's post 05/08/2022

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Mini Girls Lionettes's post

04/08/2022

The countdown has begun!!

Our first Summer Camp session starts this Friday ๐Ÿฅณ

With that in mind, we thought we would introduce you to some of our awesome team!!

First up is Clara! An amazing rugby player but Clara also loves ballet.

09/07/2022

Put the date in your diary!

Summer Fete at Letchworth Rugby Football Club

Sunday 7th August 2022
10am - 4pm

Make sure you join in the fun โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŽˆ๐Ÿฅณ

All proceeds to the U9 team!

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Ladies Lionesses's post 06/07/2022

Just reminiscing about the wonderful time we had on tour this year at Bournemouth 7s. What a weekend!

Love this team so much and we are always happy to welcome new players.

Training is 7.30pm on Wednesdays. All ages (over 18) and abilities welcome. Come along and have a go ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ‰

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Mini Girls Lionettes's post 06/07/2022

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Mini Girls Lionettes's post

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Ladies Lionesses's post 30/06/2022

Girls rugby summer camp this summer holiday at the club!!

25/02/2022

Is your car getting muddy and dirty from all the bad weather? Want some friendly faces to give it a wash?

Get down to the club on the 26th February, 9am-1pm for a car wash!

All proceeds to the u13 tour! Come and support the boys

02/02/2022

๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ Match Day Coming Up! โฌ›๏ธ๐ŸŸจ

This weekend sees the Lionesses face 2s at home on Sunday ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›

We are looking forward to this fixture, our first league match of 2022.
Come down to support and ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿฆ

โฐ KO 14:00 at Legends Lane SG6 2EN

07/01/2022

๐Ÿ‰ Ladies (over 18)โ€ฆ have you ever played rugby? Ever fancied trying rugby? Would you like to get back in to rugby?? Want to enjoy spending time with a lovely and fun bunch of women?!

The newly formed Letchworth RUFC Ladies Lionesses team welcome you to come along to our โ€˜Have A Go Taster Sessionโ€™ at Letchworth rugby club on Sunday 16th Jan at 11am.

No experience necessary at all, just come along for some fun. Any level of prior experience is also welcome! We are a mixed bunch of supportive ladies with most having no rugby playing experience, some with other sporting experience, and some have played rugby before. Weโ€™re all in it together ๐Ÿ˜Š

Bring as many friends and relatives as you like, bring the kids as there is plenty of space for them to play while you have some me time!

You are more than welcome to contact us beforehand for more info, via social media or email: [email protected].

We look forward to seeing you there! ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Ladies Lionesses's post 17/12/2021

The Lionesses set up their Christmas tree for the Garden House Hospice Tree Festival ๐ŸŽ„

17/12/2021

The Lionesses will be hosting a tree at the Garden House Hospice Christmas Tree Festival this weekend ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŽ„

๐ŸŽ„ The annual Christmas tree extravaganza returns to The Free Church in this weekend with trees and treats for everyone.

Taking place on Saturday & Sunday, you can explore a forest of festive trees, each specially decorated by members of our local community this Christmas time.

โŒš๏ธ 10am-4pm
๐Ÿ’ท Free entry
๐ŸŽต Carol singing, live music & refreshments

Find out further details at:
https://www.ghhospicecare.org.uk/events/christmas-tree-festival

13/12/2021

Last session before Christmas! ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ‰
Come and join us for our final training session of the yearโ€ฆ Weds 15th Dec @ 7:30pm.
It will be FUN & FESTIVE! ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐ŸŽ„

No need to book in, just wrap up warm, come along to the Letchworth Rugby Club pitches, and find a group of ladies dressed in Christmas attire!

13/12/2021

Zoe Aldcroft named World Rugby Women's Player of the Year

10/12/2021

Thereโ€™s still time to join us before Christmas!
Our final training session of the year is on Wednesday 15th December at 7:30pm๏ฟผ.

Or make it your New Year Resolution to try something new!

Contact us via Facebook or Instagram for more details.

Ladies... fancy becoming a lioness?

No experience necessary. No matter what shape, size, or fitness level. (over 18s only)

26/11/2021

Meet England fly half Zoe Harrison

21/11/2021

A valiant effort from the Lionesses playing with depleted numbers against a full squad of Bedford Ladies this afternoon at Legends Lane ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿฆ

A number of on field injuries led to the game stopping at half time with the score ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’› 0 - 17 ๐Ÿ”ต๐Ÿ”ต

Thanks for a great game. Looking forward to the return leg!

21/11/2021

๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›GAME DAY๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›
โฐ KO 12:30 vs
Come down and at Legends Lane ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ‰

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Ladies Lionesses's post 19/11/2021

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Ladies Lionesses's post

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Ladies Lionesses's post 19/11/2021

๐ŸšจTEAM ANNOUNCEMENT๐Ÿšจ
Bring on the weekend and our 3rd league game of the season at home against Bedford Blues Women on Sunday ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›

Weโ€™ve been looking forward to this fixture since our first meeting during the Back 2 Schoolival XRugby7s tournament in the summer ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ฅ

Come and show your support and ๐Ÿฆ

โฐ KO 12:30 at Legends Lane SG6 2EN

14/11/2021

Some of our Lionesses supporting the Roses today ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ’ช๐ŸŒน๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ

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08/11/2021
Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Ladies Lionesses's post 10/10/2021

Wellingborough Ladies vs. Letchworth Lionesses 39-5

Today we made history playing our first ever league match as the new Ladies team. Formed just over 1 year ago (with lockdown stop/starts), the majority of our players have never played rugby or a team sport beforeโ€ฆ today we all went out there as a proper team and played our hearts out! Very proud of us all ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ–ค. Thanks to our supporters, helpers and thank you to for being part of this historic day, for your patience, and kind support with the injuries. We look forward to the next encounter! ๐Ÿ‰

10/10/2021

๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ Letchworth Lionesses take on Wellingborough Ladies today in the first ever league game! 2.30pm off ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ
Letโ€™s roar!!

22/09/2021

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Timeline photos 22/09/2021

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Huge congratulations to Sara Cox ๐ŸŽ‰

She'll become the first woman to referee a league game on Saturday ๐Ÿ’ช

Continually making history ๐Ÿ‘Š

10/09/2021

The final preseason game sees Cantabs visit Legends Lane.

Both teams have a deep squad for this final game for the senior menโ€™s squad.

If this game is anything like the last time these 2 sides met, expect a great game!

09/09/2021

Post training drinks always fun with this lot! ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿป๐Ÿฅ‚

09/09/2021

Exciting season ahead! ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ’ช๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ๐ŸŸจ

The 1st XV Captain for 2021/2022 is Liam Fitts ๐Ÿค™๐Ÿ‘

A product of the excellent rugby setup at Hitchin Boys' School, an experienced natural leader and respected player, Liam is thrilled to be handed the responsibility:

''Itโ€™s something Iโ€™ve wanted for a long time and itโ€™s a true honour.
Our forwards are mobile, our backs are electric. Itโ€™s all very exciting and the boys canโ€™t wait to rip in!''

Head Coach Baz Basra added on the selection of Liam:

''Fittsy will be our 1st XV Captain this season backed up by Arun Johal as Vice-Captain. It was a pretty easy decision to make as both are well respected within the squad and lead from the front. They also have a good knowledge of the game and train and play like leaders.''

08/09/2021

๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ๐ŸŸจ *ALL WELCOME!* Lionesses Training Night! ๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ๐ŸŸจ

The Letchworth RFC Lionesses ladies team train on Wednesday evenings 7.30-9pm... ALL levels, abilities and experience are welcome!
You are more than welcome to come along and join us... bring a friend or relative, come just to watch or get stuck in. And have a drink in the bar with us! We are a very warm and friendly bunch, looking for new members to join us, whether youโ€™ve played rugby before or not.

Turn up on the night or youโ€™re welcome to direct message us to chat about it.

Legends Lane, Baldock Road, Letchworth, SG6 2EN


07/09/2021

Our Wanderers captain for 2021/2022 season is the big hitting Shane Dimmock.

A product of the Return to Rugby initiative some 7 years ago, he's been part of some legandary 2s and 3s squads, Shane has represented Letchworth proudly ever since.

Shane on his captaincy said the following: ''When I moved to Letchworth I joined this great club. It's a privilege to be selected as captain for the 3s. After a long period out, we're eager to get on the pitch and put the hard work into practice. We have a great mix of experience and promising talent and want to get the best out of all of our players whilst enjoying ourselves.''

06/09/2021

Our legendary captain ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‰ ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›

The Lionesses in their maiden season, shall be lead by the experienced Laura. A mix of experienced players and ladies picking up a rugby ball for the first time have created a great balance in the squad.

Confidence has grown immesurably after being founded during the first lockdown in 2020 and the team has come a long way. Numbers are strong at training and the ladies have faired well in friendlies and most recently at the North Herts Festival.

Laura said: ''I am so proud of how far the lionesses have come in the short time that we have been together.
The passion the ladies show and the desire to continually improve week in and week out is second to none.
My hopes for this season are for us to continue to develop as a team, to get some more game experience in our new league, to get some more ladies to join us and to most importantly have fun and enjoy the beautiful game that is rugby''
โค๏ธ๐Ÿ‰

03/09/2021

Rose, Luke & Matt, along with Letchworth Rugby Club, invite all to join a celebration for the life of Peter Marsden. A husband, father, friend, true gentleman and club legend.

The day starts at 2.30pm and there shall be a Memorial game at 3pm,accompanied by a scrumptious hog roast, music from a live band and the unveiling of a plaque for our very own Mars Bar.

Everyone is welcome to celebrate the life of this iconic member and great character of the club.

If anyone fancies a run out, drop us a DM or text Aidan on 07773571095.

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Ladies Lionesses's post 28/08/2021

The Letchworth RUFC Lionesses had a great afternoon at the Weston RFC Family Day today, playing an action packed touch match against the Weston RFC Menโ€™s team! We took it to them and gave them a good challenge! A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

15/08/2021

We warmed up for next season, winning the Cawsburger Cup ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ” at Back 2 Schoolival Festival.

Whilst using the win as a springboard for the upcoming season, pre-season training is under way, every Thursday, 715pm start.

Friendlies are planned for 26th August, 4th September and 11th September for the senior mens squad.

looking chuffed with the trophy ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‰

๐ŸŸจโฌ›๐ŸŸจโฌ›๐ŸŸจโฌ›๐ŸŸจโฌ›๐ŸŸจโฌ›๐ŸŸจโฌ›๐ŸŸจโฌ›๐ŸŸจโฌ›

Photos from Letchworth RUFC - Ladies Lionesses's post 14/08/2021

So proud of our Lionesses today! They stuck together, worked hard in the , secured a first ever win for this newly formed side, and finished 3rd in their tournament group! So much love with this rugby family! ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ‰

Tabard 40 - Lionesses 19
Lionesses 35 - Bedford Blues 40
Lionesses 34 - Cheshunt 10

Cheshunt conceded 3/4th place playoff. So Lionesses take 3rd place ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ‘Œ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ

And our men won the 10s tournament without losing a game! ๐Ÿ’ช

14/08/2021

๐ŸŸจโฌ›๐ŸŸจ The Lionesses are @ NH 21 Ladies XRugby 7โ€™s! ๐ŸŸจโฌ›๐ŸŸจ

We are proud to participate today in the ๐Ÿ‰ Rugby and Netball ๐Ÿ Festival @ Hitchin Rugby Club!

Come along for a fun day of XRugby 7s and our men are also playing in the 10s

Lionesses 1st game: 12.30pm vs. - Pitch 6

2nd game: 1.30pm vs. - Pitch 6

3rd game: 2.30pm vs. - Pitch 5

3rd place play-off @ 3.30pm - Pitch 4

FINAL @ 4.00pm - Pitch 1

Looking forward to a fun day of rugby! ๐Ÿ‰

13/08/2021
28/07/2021

CLUB ALL SET TO HONOUR LEGEND

It will be all hands to the pump this coming Saturday as Letchworth Rugby Club are set to honour one of their most iconic members. Graham โ€œBossโ€ Walker was in turn Captain and Chairman of the club and also County coach and President. He also had a long and successful career in the Police as well as being commended for his work at the Hatfield and Potters Bar rail crashes and the Far Eastern Tsunami where he headed up the UK recovery team. He lost his long battle with cancer in January and it is only with the relaxation of Covid laws that he can be remembered in true style this Saturday (July 31st).

The day begins with a veterans game between LETCHWORTH and Bishops Stortford at 11.30 am. Then, following speeches, there is a GRAHAM WALKER SELECT XV including players from Rosslyn Park, Ampthill, Hertford, Sheffield Tigers and Letchworth against a County Select team kicking off at 2.30 pm. This will be followed by the BRITISH AND IRISH LIONS second test on a big screen and a band afterwards.

President Brian BURKE said โ€œIt will be a full on day to honour a true son of Letchworth and Hertfordshire. It cannot be stressed enough how much of a legend this man was and we intend to make this one of the greatest days in the clubs history. Everyone is welcome as the action will all be outside with entry by memorial programme at ยฃ5.โ€

25/07/2021

Loving the Lionessesโ€™ commitment to fitness training on this wet summerโ€™s day! Maximum effort put in by all. Much Lionesses love ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ–ค

18/07/2021

Graham Walker Memorial Day

31st July at Letchworth Garden City Rugby Club

Order of Day:

11.30 am: Old farts game (or any number can play!)

12 Noon: Bars Open

2.00 pm: Welcome and Speeches

2.30 pm COUNTY V GRAHAM WALKER XV

4.30 pm: British & Irish Lions V Springboks 2nd Test

7.00 pm: LIVE BAND AND PARTY PARTY PARTY

All bars will be cash and card as will food.

Please bring ยฃ5 cash for entry which includes a Graham Walker memorial booklet.

Graham Walker polo shirts will also be on sale on the day at ยฃ20 a shirt.

15/07/2021

A great evening of touch rugby against U15s... the younglings were fast and fierce! Impressive work by all ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

14/07/2021

Itโ€™s training time! Any abilities and experience welcome to come join us @ Legends Lane, Letchworth ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‰

10/07/2021

10th July 2020โ€ฆ..

17/05/2021

The Lionesses back for more ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ‰ After a baptism of fire last week in our first ever contact game against , we travelled to for another round of rugby fun! It was incredibly tough but we battled through it, are learning and improving, and thoroughly enjoying our new rugby journey!
Thank you to the lovely for hosting us ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‰

11/05/2021

Well done lads! ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ๐ŸŸจ

SUN 9TH MAY: ROYSTON COLTS 21 LETCHWORTH COLTS 36

Letchworth played their first Colts fixture at a sunny but windy Royston on Sunday. This also happened to be the first game of the season for both sides. It was very clear as Letchworth kicked off into a strong breeze that the game was going to be a release of pent up testosterone, within the first 5 minutes there had been some huge tackles made.

Letchworth maintained the territorial advantage and scored first. After that the lead changed hands several times, with Royston a couple of tries clear at half time. The intensity continued into the second half with no quarter given, and with the wind Letchworth came back despite Royston crossing the Letchworth line. Heading into the last quarter the physicality was maintained, with Letchworth ultimately winning 36-21.

This was a superb advert for Colts rugby with both sides equally matched. Part 2 will take place at Letchworth on Sunday 16th May for the return fixture.

09/05/2021

๐ŸŸจโฌ›๏ธ๐ŸŸจ Letchworth Lionesses first full contact game!!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‰

This was a fame of many firsts. First full contact game of rugby for the less than year old team; for many, a first game of rugby, ever; first game at the club since pre-pandemic and the first game of rugby in North Herts!

The Lionesses held their own against an experienced Shelford Ladies team and more importantly, all throughly enjoyed themselves!

We're all looking forward to many more games in the coming weeks and months.

If you're interested in joining the Lionesses or know someone who is, training is every Wednesday 7.30-8.45pm and Sundays 12-1pm or give us a follow/DM.
๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’›

06/05/2021

Letchworth Rugby Club host & Saturday the 8th of may for a preseason friendly.

Both Men AND Women 1ST XV battle it out at Legends Lane.


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