23/05/19 | General

Try Rugby

Author: John Case


Rugby is one of the world’s fastest growing sports and has a large and passionate following in the UK.

There’s a form of rugby for everyone, no matter what your gender, experience level, size or shape. And, almost every town and village in England has a rugby club to join.

When you play rugby you’re not only increasing (or maintaining) your fitness and staying healthy, you’re joining a community of over 1 million players, coaches and referees across the country.

Rugby is a great way to become involved in your community, have fun, make friends and learn new skills.

For children getting them off the sofa and onto the rugby pitch brings a wide variety of physical, mental and social skills which will bode well for them as they reach adulthood and beyond.

The following reasons are often given as to why kids should play rugby but in most cases they also apply to adults:

  1. Improve physical health
  2. Help develop social skills
  3. Learn to lose (it’s not always about winning)
  4. Learn to win
  5. Equal opportunities (age/sex/ability)
  6. Build self-esteem and confidence
  7. Learn valuable life lessons
  8. Positive role models
  9. Make lifelong friends
  10. Being part of a team
  11. Respect (for team mates, opponents and officials)
  12. Help to reduce stress

New players are always welcome at Crouchley Lane from age 5 to 105.

Mens Rugby

Lymm RFC have 3 amateur senior teams, the 1st Team play in the Northern Premier League. Training is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

For further information contact  please Adam Fletcher the Senior Squad Coach @ dor@lymmrugby.co.uk

Childrens Rugby

Lymm has rugby for each age group from Under 5 through to Under 18. Each team train and play fixtures on a Sunday morning, with the older age groups Under 11 through to Under 18 also training midweek evenings.

For further information please contact Will Hind the M&J Chairman @ will.hind.lymmrugby@gmail.com



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