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Burnham RFC ready for new league season
9:00am Wednesday 4th September 2013 in Sport Latest
WITH rugby back on the agenda this weekend, Burnham RFC eagerly awaits their first fixture of the 2013-2014 season this Saturday away to Bude RFC.
Due to various changes in the league structure during the summer, the RFU have placed Burnham back in the Western Counties West division which is not unfamiliar territory for the seasiders as they once graced this division back in the 2010-2011 season, finishing fifth in the table.
Elisi Vunipola continues as Head Coach, with Graham Buller coming into the set up as forwards coach.
The club have also added several new players, with Tom Chaffey, Matt Fear, Matt Glanville and Matt Maka joining for the new season.
This season will see the Milestone of Tim Piper and Alan House entering their 15th straight season in first team rugby for the club which has seen them play in Somerset 2 South up to the Western Counties divisions during that time.
A combined second/third team have a friendly this Saturday, at home against Gordano II (3pm KO) in preparation for the first league games starting on September 14.
For more information, the season’s fixtures, match reports and news please visit the clubs website www.burnhamonsearfc.org.
If anyone is interested in playing, dusting off the old boots and just fancies a gentle game of rugby on a Saturday afternoon then training is on every Tuesday and Thursday from 6.30pm.