All the Latest News from Havant RFC...

Nat West Rugby Force

June 22nd, 2017

This weekend is the Nat West rugby force weekend….. Lets get the club looking its best for the coming season Volunteers are still required for both days email Alan Newton for more details. More info on the link below....

Lions First test this weekend

June 22nd, 2017

Lions play the All Blacks this Saturday morning in the first the game kicks off at 0835hrs breakfast price is £6.95 served before the game. The game will be shown on the big screen in the main bar.

Jonathan Onions Funeral

June 11th, 2017

Jonathan’s Funeral will be on Monday 26th June and will held at Portchester Crematorium @1345. Family and friends are welcome back to the club after to celebrate his life with a few drinks !!! Phil Grant

Golfing Dolphins

June 11th, 2017

Please Click on the links below for more info…. Golfin Dolphins Publicity 2017  worddoc Golfin Dolphins Publicity 2017  pdf

o2 Touch Rugby Week 5 round up

June 10th, 2017

o2 Touch Rugby Standings after week 5, all change again with 4 new names in the top 10. Last night see a new condition with every female try scored gaining there team an extra 0.5 pts. Dan Corbett (Social) –...

NatWest Rugby Force Weekend

June 8th, 2017

The NatWest Rugby force weekend is 24/25th June at the Lane. More info in the links below. 20170608_nwrf17_poster 20170608_nwrf17_leaflet Natwest Rugb Foce Weekend 2017    

Next Gen Summer Academy @Hooks lane

June 7th, 2017

Please Click on Link below for details summer 17

First XV’S fixtures announced

June 5th, 2017

Havant men’s First XV fixtures have been released. A tough start away to London Cornish on the 2nd September followed by a our first home game against Brighton on the 8th September. The 14th member of London One South is...

Lions Tour starts Saturday

June 2nd, 2017

The Rugby Club will be showing The first Lions game this Saturday 3rd June. The game starts at 0835,  breakfast will be served from 0800. The full English will cost £6.95 with a drink. So why not come down to...

Hampshire beaten at HQ

May 29th, 2017

Hampshire’s second appearance in two season ended in defeat to a powerful Leicestershire side containing National one and two players. Although Hampshire had a fair share of the ball it was the rolling Leicestershire pack that done the most damage....

o2 Touch Rugby Standings

May 26th, 2017

  Still £2 a session ( 4 weeks remaining) or pay £10 and get a t shirt still 4 weeks to run to catch up and get on the leader board. Finley Parker (junior)-12.5 Alex Sowerby (junior)-12 Alfie Mcphinley (junior)-10.5...

Twickers again!!! Hampshire’s 2nd home

May 20th, 2017

Hampshire were made to to fight for the win today against Warwickshire at “Fortress” Hooks Lane. Trailing for most of the first half, a rather disjointed Hampshire struggled to breakdown the Warwickshire defense. A blistering last 20 minutes meant Hampshire...

Hampshire vs Warwickshire 20/5/17

May 17th, 2017

Hampshire come to the lane, Senior men’s team looking for victory at Hooks lane. A win will give them advantage going forward in the competition. Kick-off is at 3 pm. Can we repeat last season, with a final at Twickenham...

Dreadnoughts at the Lane

May 17th, 2017

Portsmouth Dreadnoughts play host to Maidstone Pumas this Sunday at the Lane  

Spinnaker 7’s Volunteers

May 11th, 2017

On July 8th Havant RFC host the Spinnaker 7’s Tournament, Volunteers are required to help through out the days event i believe food and drink will be provided. Can you please contact Paddy (02392477843)  at the club if you can...

Heads up on Lions tour of New Zealand

May 11th, 2017

As most rugby fans know,  The British Lions will be touring New Zealand in the summer. The club will be open over the weekends for the test matches and there will be breakfast on offer (more details to follow). They...

Bill Beaumont Senior Men’s championship

May 11th, 2017

Hampshire now have two home ties in the Bill Beaumont Trophy, the first of these is at Gosport & Fareham RFC, they entertain Somerset kick- off at 3 pm Saturday 13th May, we have been informed all are welcome and...

Sad News

May 10th, 2017

The club was informed this week  of the sad passing of Chris Stapley at the young age of 66. Chris’s son Mike played for the junior team from 1993-1998. Chris helped as many parents do. He went on the assist...


May 1st, 2017

Sad News – Don Whitehead Funeral 4th May 1.45pm @ Oaks Crem

April 19th, 2017

Sad News – Don Whitehead – An update We received some sad news on Sunday of Don Whitehead who passed away peacefully on Sunday morning at the ripe old age of 89. Don and his three sons played for Havant...

Announcement RDM Redundancy.

April 6th, 2017

As part of its published long term strategy and vision, the club has had to invest significantly in the club infrastructure over the last two seasons in much needed asset improvements such as pitch drainage along with disabled access and...


March 30th, 2017

Nick Wright is a Captain in the British Army currently based at Thorney Island and has for the last 3 years had a close link with Havant RFC, as his son is now in the under 10’s. He has also...

London Irish Easter Camps @ Havant RFC

March 29th, 2017

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Sunday 26th March Sunday roast from 1pm from £7.95ph

March 6th, 2017

Come and watch the girls festival and enjoy a family roast to give mum the day off. 1 course £7.95 per person or 2 courses £10 Pre book to avoid disappointment.

Six Nations cinema

March 6th, 2017

We will be showing the final day of the six nations as a cinema experience in the Squash courts. The downstairs bar will also be open.

Sad News: Dennis Whettingsteel

February 13th, 2017

I received some sad news yesterday of Dennis Whettingsteel. His wife Mary informed me that he passed away Thursday 9th February. He was a resident at Westview House in Totland and they cared for him on his last journey with all...

Next Generation February Half Term Rugby Camp 21st – 23rd Feb

January 24th, 2017

Camp Dates  Tuesday 21st  till Thursday 23rd February 2017 For further details please email  –

Primary School Tag Festival Wednesday 5th April 9.30am and 1pm

January 16th, 2017

Wednesday 5th April 9.30 am -11.30 Girls years 3-6 1pm -3pm Mixed year 3 and 4 tag Please email   for future festivals

Mini and Juniors

January 1st, 2017

All One Club!

January 1st, 2017

  Havant are working on the one club theme and on Saturday 17th September, with both 1st and 2nd teams having great results against local rivals Gosport & Fareham, ball boys got their balls signed by the senior squad. Above...

Inaugural Hampshire Girls Rugby Festival 27/11 @ Trojans RFC

November 16th, 2016

Inaugural Hampshire Girls Rugby Festival On 27th  November 24 teams from all across Hampshire and the Channel Islands will be competing across 3 age groups in the first all-girls festival for the county. Over 250 girls are expected to be...

We need your help! – register and vote on the attached link.

November 8th, 2016

The club has applied for a grant from Aviva as part of their National Programme of supporting the community. The grant is worth £25,000 and will go towards improving our disabled access to the upstairs bar. We are installing a...


October 8th, 2016

I am very pleased to confirm that we have been able to secure 2 sponsors for the Mini & Junior shirts : Hartridges Soft Drinks and Fairfax Property. It has been more than 10 years since we had sponsors for...

New Sponsorship Deal For 2016/17 Season

September 22nd, 2016

Havant RFC are very pleased to announce that we have signed a 5 year sponsorship deal with KiT Sportswear in which KiT will be our sole supplier of HRFC playing kit, equipment and off field clothing. HRFC will be the...

Girls Rugby!

September 18th, 2016

On Friday 16th September, HRFC hosted the first of their Girls Rugby Development afternoons at the club. Havant Rugby Development Manger, Nigel Phillips, in conjunction with the Girls coaching team and RFU, hosted a number of schools which include more than 20...

September Promotion!

September 12th, 2016

Apply now for 6 Nations and more Autumn International Tickets

September 11th, 2016

Dear members, Due to the additional England match this Autumn, we have some additional tickets that are available for the Australia game. If you are interested in please can you email to discuss. For those of you wanting to...

Next Fixtures home and away: Havant RFC v Gosport & Fareham (H) KO15.00

September 4th, 2016

Saturday 17th September Dolphins V Gosport & Fareham  (H)  KO 15.00 Overton 2nds v AXV  (A) KO 15.00 Sunday 18 th September Academy V Alton (H) KO 14.00 Ladies v Seaford (H) 14.30  

Golfin’ Dolphins Event 30th August 2016 Results!

September 1st, 2016

Tuesday saw the Havant RFC Golf Society, the Golfin Dolphins make their annual visit to Rowlands Castle Golf Club. The weather was perfect, unlike last year, and fortunately the two holes out of play for drainage works were the 16th...

1st & 2nd XV First home league Matches-3rd Sept 3pm KO

August 31st, 2016

Come and support your club against Sidcup! 3pm KO 3rd September Refreshments available in the bars!

Captains Lunch 3rd September

August 31st, 2016

Captains Lunch The first “One Havant RFC” 12 midday 3rd September Cost £25 pp For former and current players young and old to reunite and celebrate the start of a new season! contact

Welcome Back Minis & Juniors 1st September 10am

August 31st, 2016

Train and Play every Sunday from 10am. Try it out for just £5 for 5 weeks, just turn up! All ags from 5 upwards, boys and girls of all abilities welcome. All age groups run by RFU qualified coaches and...

First Friendly of the New Season: Saturday 20 August

August 18th, 2016

Come along to Havant Rugby Club this Saturday for the first game of the season, a triangular with Old Northamptonians and Winchester. There will be 3 games of 40 minutes.

Southsea Nomads Charity Festival @HRFC: August 13th

August 7th, 2016

HRFC are hosting the charity Southsea Nomads 10’s and new this season is the women’s 10’s . A great day out for all the family, rugby, BBQ , beer tent , live music and all takings go to to 3...

HRFC: 2016/2017 Fixtures

August 7th, 2016

Please click here for Results/Next Fixtures from the RFU website.

DREADNOUGHTS Charity Day 7th August 2016

August 3rd, 2016

The Portsmouth Dreadnoughts will be holding our second Annual Charity Day alongside our final home game of the season. This year, we will be raising money for Action on Pre-Eclampsia. Join us at Havant Rugby Football Club on August 7th...

HRFC receive commendation from Jason Leonard

July 3rd, 2016

Alan Newton and Jon Mangnall attended The RFU President’s Award lunch prior to the England v Wales match at Twickenham last Sunday.  They were presented with a commendation from RFU President Jason Leonard.

Nat West Rugby Force Weeken: 25th & 26th June

June 21st, 2016

NATWEST RUGBYFORCE WEEKEND – 25th & 26th June 2016 This is a reminder of the Call to Arms for this weekend. We have a full range of tasks identified for our volunteer workforce and we need our volunteers to come forward...

Sunday 19th June @ HRFC

June 15th, 2016

Touch Rugby at HRFC: starts Thursdays from 12th May

May 24th, 2016

Club Touch Tournament starts Thursday 12th May. People are welcome to pitch up and play from the U14 age group (this year) upwards. It is mixed touch both in terms of gender and age so parents of any under 18s...

Academy runners up in hard fought final of National Colts cup

May 1st, 2016

A game of two halves, and a well fought final, but it was not Havant Academys day. After going in 12-0 down at half time the wind kept up in the second half and Havant were soon back in the...

Representative at Army vs Navy

April 28th, 2016

Congratulations and Good luck to Jarrard Hayler a HRFC ex M&J who has been selected at 7 to start for the Royal Navy v Army at Twickenham this Saturday. This is a fantastic achievement for a 21 yr old and...

Saturday 30 April: Charity Night – Jake’s Band

April 23rd, 2016

Come and join us on Saturday 30th April from 7pm until late. Live music from Jake’s Band. £5 entry.  All monies raised go towards Cancer Research.

HRFC Mini Festival: Postponed – 6th November

April 15th, 2016

Unfortunately we have had to postpone the M&J festival until November 6th.  despite every effort, we were beaten by the weather last weekend and were unable to secure enough teams to make the event viable. The M&J’s would like to...

Ladies Pitch up and Play at HRFC: Saturday April 23rd

April 14th, 2016

Do you want to get fit, make friends, have fun, get back to rugby, try a new sport or team? This is open to anyone who wants to try out rugby or just get fit.  You can try contact if...

Havant youths raising the flag for HRFC

April 9th, 2016

Already posted is the great news of Jarod Leat playing England U18s, but HRFC youth are also flying the flag in Argentina where Will Vaughn played for ISRFC Lambs in a 4 match tour where the schools representative side managed...

Havant Lad makes England U18 debut

April 9th, 2016

Jarod Leat who played all of his youth rugby at Havant received his first cap for England when he play for the U18s against Scotland last week, England winning 15-39. Fantastic achievement and a proud moment for his family and...

Sad News….

April 5th, 2016

Simon Freeman has posted the following information about a Havant player, our thoughts are with his family and friends. “It is with massive sadness that I learned this morning of the unexpected passing of Alex Wardle at the age of...

Academy away to Nottingham Sunday 10 April in Semi Final of National Colts Cup

March 7th, 2016

Havant Academy are through to the semi final of the National Colts Cup after a thrilling match beating Reduruth 31-5. There was a great crowd and the Academy showed their intention from kickoff, with an early pushover try touched down...

Watch Round 4 of the RBS SIX NATIONS 2016 @ HRFC

February 23rd, 2016

All of the Six Nations games will be shown at Havant Rugby Club. Saturday 12 March Ireland vs Italy 1:30pm England vs Wales 4:00pm Sunday 13 March Scotland vs France 3pm

Havant Girls Recruiting

February 19th, 2016

Come along and try out a fun new sport, and a great way to make friends! Training every Sunday 10-11.30am approx. at Havant unless otherwise stated. Open to girls from school year 6 to 13 We train and play contact...

HRFC Sportsman’s Dinner: SOLD OUT

February 19th, 2016

SPORTSMAN’S DINNER – SOLD OUT! Although there are five weeks to go before the event, the demand for places has been exceptional and we now have to say that we are SOLD OUT, for the first time ever! I’m prepared...

Brian Hunter Young Player Development Fund

February 18th, 2016

You may remember that when Brian Hunter died his family agreed that donations in memory of Brian be placed into a fund to help young players. Over £2,500 has been donated. The working principles of the fund have been agreed...

EGM: 11th February 2016 @ 7pm

February 7th, 2016

Secretary Alan Newton has now sent out calling notices to Members for an EGM on Thursday 11th (not 4th February as previously advertised). It will be to propose and gain agreement to changes to the club’s structure and to seek...

London Irish Rugby Camps @ HRFC

February 6th, 2016

Good Irish Coaching Free T-shirt 1-2-1 with Irish 1st Team Player 2 tickets for an Irish home game.

FPA Lunch : Saturday 16th January 2016 STILL ON!

January 16th, 2016

HRFC v BRIGHTON FC MATCH POSTPONED UNTIL 6TH FEBRUARY! Despite the dry weather over the last few days it has not been possible to make the pitches at Hooks Lane playable after the soaking they got during the previous weeks....

Message from the M&J Chair…

January 8th, 2016

As the new year starts the Mini & Juniors are affected by the weather along with everyone else. The pitches are not usable at Havant so we are off to train at alternative locations this Sunday. Juniors have away fixtures...

Hampshire Cup: Winchester Cancelled

December 20th, 2015


New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball @ HRFC

December 20th, 2015

New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball 8pm-1pm At the Clubhouse Live DJ Best Mask wins a bottle of champagne Early Bird Tickets £8 from behind the bar or £10 at the door  

Charity Match: Sunday 27th December @ 2pm

December 20th, 2015

ANNUAL CHARITY MATCH HRFC XV v SOLENT BARBARIANS KO 2.00pm This has become a successful feature of the festive season over the last few years. This season the proceeds will be going to support Adam Long who was man of...

Rock ‘n’ Roll Sundays at HRFC

December 8th, 2015

Rock ‘n’ Roll Sundays at Havant Rugby Club 1.00pm – 6.00pm in the Downstairs Bar with our resident DJ

Christmas Lunch at HRFC: 19th December

December 8th, 2015

Havant Rugby Club is hosting Christmas Lunch on Saturday 19th December prior to the Havant v Medway game. We are offering a four course meal for £25 per person. 11am meet for 11.30am sit down. Please contact Simon Richards for more information.

Havant Girls Recruiting Now All Welcome

December 5th, 2015

Havant Girls are recruiting now: call Sophie 07766 911483 Email: All welcome, all abilities. Training on Sunday mornings 10am – 11:30am Age Groups include U13 (Y6, 7, 8), U15 (Y9, 10) U18 (Y11, 12 ,13) First 5 sessions free...

Former Havant Girl Selected to Represent GB

November 25th, 2015

Former Havant Girls player (2002 – 2009) Katie Sage has been selected to represent Great Britain in the International Tag Federation World Cup which will take place in Australia 3-7 December 2015. Katie started playing at Havant when she was...

VACANCY: Part time cook/chef @ HRFC

November 16th, 2015

Part time cook/chef required at Havant Rugby Club. Mainly weekend work: roughly 15/16 hours Experience would be beneficial but not essential, training provided if needed. If you are interested please call in to the club and ask to speak to...

Six Nations 2016 Ticket Application

November 12th, 2015

RBS 6 Nations 2016 England have two home RBS 6 Nations Internationals at Twickenham next year: England v Ireland – 27th February 2016 – kick off 16:50 England v Wales – 12th March 2016 – kick off 16:00 Should you wish to apply for tickets...

Watch the Rugby World Cup Final at HRFC

October 26th, 2015

RWC FINAL KO 4.00pm Join us for our final event on the Rugby World Cup final weekend. We have a Hog Roast a bar and waiter service as well as a fantastic Irish Band for your entertainment. There are still...

‘Academy Days’ Home Games

October 15th, 2015

The Rugby World Cup Quarter Finals @ HRFC

October 8th, 2015

If you want to know more and book your seats for the final, click here »   Sat/Sun Oct 17/18. Quarter Finals. Beer Festival Week-end! Real ale bar with 8 kegs and 3 ciders plus special guest ales, from 12.00pm....

Watch England v Fiji – Live at HRFC

September 13th, 2015

The Rugby World Cup kicks off this Friday 18th September with England v Fiji.  The club will be open for every game! What better way to kick start the tournament than with a curry night and a happy hour. Drinks...

Some more sad news…

September 2nd, 2015

James Paton – RIP Joan Paton has been in contact with the club to let us know that an old member and stalwart supporter of the club, James Paton passed away last week. The funeral service will take place at...

Ambitious £1.5m plans for HRFC

September 2nd, 2015

Please click here to read the Portsmouth News article

An Audience with Gareth Thomas

September 2nd, 2015

AN AUDIENCE WITH GARETH THOMAS @ PORTSMOUTH GUILDHALL Gareth Thomas, one of the most successful and well respected Welsh rugby players and British and Irish Lion’s captains, shares his life experiences and moving personal journey from record try scorer and...

Brian Hunter Funeral Arrangements

August 20th, 2015

  The funeral is at The Oaks Crematorium in West Leigh, Havant at 3.15pm next Wednesday 26th August followed by a Wake at The Langstone Hotel on Hayling.   Helen and the family would love for all of Brian’s friends...

Golfin Dolphins: Tuesday 25th August 2015

August 15th, 2015

Hi All, Just a quick reminder that this years Golfin Dolphins in on Tuesday 25th August. Due to extensive course works being carried out the following week, it was thought best to play a week earlier than play on hollow...


July 30th, 2015

Call Maria on 07772 600568 Email: Training on Wednesday evening 7:00pm – 8:30pm Fitness Sessions on Thursdays 7:00pm – 8:00pm Havant RFC, Hooks Lane, Fraser Road, Bedhampton, Havant PO9 3EJ Competing in National Challenge SW1 League Fully accredited coaching...

Southsea 10’s: 8th August 2015

July 30th, 2015

Following the success of last year’s tournament we are going to be running our Charity 10s tournament again. This time we will be working in partnership with Portsmouth RFC. The tournament has expanded from the 8 last year to 12...

The Webb Ellis Cup visits Alresford Rugby Club

July 24th, 2015

Please click here for more information

Newsletter: Season 2015-16 Issue 2

June 30th, 2015

Please click here to read the Season 2015-16 Issue 1 Newsletter with details of the recent AGM

2015 RFU Hampshire Touch Festival

June 22nd, 2015

We have received the following letter from Hants RFU. I am co-ordinating a response on behalf of HRFC. Please let me know if you are interested in playing in the Festival by Tuesday 23 June so I can determine how...

AGM: Thursday 25th June 7pm

June 22nd, 2015

Please click here to read The Calling Notice

Havant Rugby Club – Always Recruiting

June 11th, 2015

Looking to play rugby in 2015-2016 then why not join Hampshire’s highest ranked community rugby club. We welcome players of all abilities and are looking to build on our success throughout all sections of our family club. 1ST XV We...

02 Touch at HRFC: Tuesday Evenings

June 11th, 2015

For more information please contact Sophie Bambridge:-  

Photos from Havant Mini Festival

June 11th, 2015

Photos from the Havant RFC Minis Festival are now online at The link also includes photos from the Havant Ladies v Tunbridge Ladies match”

EGM: Thursday 21st May @ 7.30pm

May 21st, 2015

Please click here to read the agenda

Havant Academy U18s National Plate Final

April 25th, 2015

On Bank Holiday Monday 4th May, the academy U18s will travel to Bedford Blues Rugby club to play in the National Plate Final, the first time any Hampshire club has reached this level. They will play North Yorkshire side Wharfedale...

News from the Minis and Juniors….

April 14th, 2015

NEWS FROM THE M/Js The M&J season has, once again, been affected by the weather, but nevertheless we have muddled through and are looking forward to the remainder of our season which sees our annual mini festival on 19th April...

QBE Internationals 2015: World Cup Warm Ups

April 12th, 2015

England have 2 home QBE Internationals in 2015 : World Cup warm up games at Twickenham in 2015 England v France – Saturday 15th August 2015 – KO 20:00 England v Ireland – Saturday 5th September 2015 – KO 14:30 England also have an away...

Havant Club Shop

April 4th, 2015

Emily says… Please take note that we have at last had a delivery of shorts into the shop which we have been waiting for ALL SEASON!

HRFC Host Minis Event: Saturday 4th April

April 4th, 2015

The minis have switched training this week to Saturday morning in order to host Saracens minis, who are on tour in the area. We are pleased to be welcoming around 90 players aged 7-12, and their families, to Havant. We...

Havant Newsletter: Issue 13 Read it Here!

April 3rd, 2015

Please click here for the latest news from The Editor  

England’s Claire Purdy visits Havant Rugby Club

March 25th, 2015

On Wednesday, Havant RFC was lucky enough to host World Cup winner Claire Purdy of the England Women’s rugby team along with over 60 school girls from the local area. The event run in conjunction with the RFU and Hampshire...

Sportsman’s Dinner: Friday 20th March

March 15th, 2015

Unfortunately, business commitments have forced David Faulkner to withdraw from his arrangement to be our guest speaker. However, we have been very fortunate to secure the services of TOM DAVID, formerly of Wales, Barbarians and British Lions. Tom David first...

Mother’s Day @ Havant Rugby Club

March 11th, 2015

To reserve your seat/s please call Charlotte Richards: Tel: 07932 669985 Email:

HRFC President’s Pub Quiz: Friday 13th March

March 10th, 2015

Open to all Bar open from 6.30pm – open throughout Quiz starts 7.30pm Max. 6 people per team Fish ‘n Chips at ½ time (8.30pm) & Raffle Raffle proceeds to The President’s Charity Prizes for winners & runners up £10.00...

Havant Emerging Players Festival Cancelled:

February 27th, 2015

It is with much regret we have had to cancel the emerging players festival on Sunday 1st March. The weather has defeated us once again.  Havant M&J look forward to welcoming you all to our main festival on 19th April.

Ireland v England: Sunday 01st March @ HRFC

February 24th, 2015

For further information please contact Simon Richards: Tel: 07962 531852 (M) Email:

Donations Appreciated for St Wilfrid’s Hospice

February 1st, 2015

Last Saturday members of the ladies team completed Hell Runner. For those who are not familiar with this event it is a run which takes place on the Longmoor Army Camp.  They run through lakes and over sand dunes with names such...

Cup Delight as Havant Score Ten Tries Against Basingstoke

January 26th, 2015

by Rugby  Reporter Rampant Havant had too much for their Hampshire rivals as they blew away the men from Down Grange. Last season’s cup final defeat in the last minute of extra time was a bitter pill for the Hooks...

RBS Six Nations England v Italy 14th February 2015

January 11th, 2015

England are playing Italy at Twickenham on Saturday 14th February 2015 and the RFU have a special offer for taking your children to the game, with half price tickets, so please complete the application form and forward it to Nigel...

Cambridge Garage Sponsor HRFC Academy

January 11th, 2015

The Academy were proud to unveil its new playing strip on Sunday 30th November before their league game against Trojans, which Havant Academy won 20-19 after a last minute penalty kick for goal.  The new strip is a result of...

RBS 6 Nations Tickets 2015 still available….

January 10th, 2015

RBS 6 Nations 2015 England have 3 home RBS 6 Nations Internationals at Twickenham in 2015 England v Scotland – Saturday 14th March  2015 – kick off 17:00 England v France – Saturday 21st March 2015 – kick off 17:00 England v Italy – Saturday 14th February...

This Saturday….

January 7th, 2015

New Years Eve at Havant Rugby Club

December 29th, 2014

We are having a New Year’s Eve party in the Downstairs Bar at Havant Rugby Club. DJ Gary Beck is promising a great selection of sounds – playing House Music, Techno, Dub & Hip Hop. Please contact Charlotte Richards to...

Mick Chalk Memorial Game 27th December

December 22nd, 2014

The Mick Chalk Memorial Game will be held at 2pm on Saturday 27th December.  All proceeds from the game will go towards The Rainbow Centre. Helen Somerset-Howe was the founder of the charity over twenty years ago. She has retired...

‘Hurry the Jug’ on Saturday 20th December!

December 17th, 2014

Come along to Havant Rugby Club on Saturday 20th December. We have three home games planned and have re-booked the very popular band, Hurry the Jug (Simon Cattermole’s band) to play after the matches. If you would like any further information...


December 1st, 2014

This Saturday at Havant Rugby Club we are hosting the Former Players Lunch prior to the match, however, there are seats available for a 2 course lunch prior to the match. If you would like to book your seat please...

Watch England v Australia at Havant Rugby Club

November 15th, 2014

Saturday, November 29, England v Australia

Director of Rugby Update

November 15th, 2014

Director of Rugby Update Sidcup v Havant – The outcome As I am sure you are all aware, during our game with Sidcup on 27thSeptember, one of the Sidcup props was injured in the warm up and the match started with...

Steve Cruddas Reaches HRFC Milestone….

November 14th, 2014

It is with great pleasure that we can recognise the fantastic achievement of Steve Cruddas this weekend to be only the fifth player to reach the milestone of 200 league games for the club.  Steve joins this elite group of...

Active Recruitment for New Players

October 28th, 2014

We are an ambitious Level 6 Club, currently playing in London 1 (S), fielding three senior and one vets side.  Both our 2nds and 3rds play within the premier and reserve Hampshire merit tables. We are looking for new players...

HRFC Gets £10k Funding

October 25th, 2014

RFU Lead Up & Legacy Transforming Social Spaces grant for Havant Rugby Football Club Rugby Union in south east Hampshire received a major boost today when Havant RFC was chosen by the Rugby Football Union to be a recipient of...

Check Out our Events Diary

October 23rd, 2014

Please click here for the HRFC Events page. If you would like to add your HRFC event to the diary please email:    

QBE Autumn Internationals – Tickets Available!

October 23rd, 2014

The club still has a number of England’s Autumn International tickets at Twickenham  available for the matches against New Zealand, South Africa  and Australia, if you are member of Havant RFC ( another reason why you should be a member of the...

Ladies Open Evening: Monday 20th October

October 15th, 2014

The Ladies are hosting an Open Evening on Monday 20th October from 6 – 9pm as they are hoping to recruit new players. Please come along and show your support. For more information please contact Maria Gittoes : 07772 600568 (M) email:...

Cheese & Wine Evening – Date Change

October 6th, 2014

Please note there has been a date change for the Cheese & Wine Evening. The event will now take place on Friday 17th October instead of 24th as previously advertised. For more information please contact Lindsey White by e-mail:  

Saturday 4th October 2014: Ladies Lunch

September 30th, 2014

Havant Rugby Club is calling all Ladies associated with the club, ie, players, wives, girlfriends, mothers etc to come along for a lunch on Saturday 4th October prior to the 1st XV home game against Charlton Park. The meal will...

Havant Ladies Now Recruiting

September 19th, 2014

Havant RFC Ladies proudly competes in NC South East South 1 league competition. The team have been steadily developing over the last 6 seasons and have recently enjoyed back to back promotions. We’re always open to new players however experienced...

1st XV v Brighton: Saturday 20th September

September 16th, 2014

Come along to Hooks Lane this Saturday to support our 1st XV as they take on Brighton. There is a Former Players lunch being held in the Presidents  lounge prior to the match, however, if you would like to come along...

Cowboys & Indians Evening: Saturday 20th September

September 16th, 2014

We are holding a Cowboys and Indians themed night at HRFC this Saturday after the 1st XV match. Tickets cost £7.50 and include DJ and a lovely bowl of Chilli Con Carne! There will be some fun drinking games and...

Havant Rue Slow Start

September 8th, 2014

by Will Knight Havant kicked off their league campaign against Chobham at Hooks Lane. The first game of the season proved to be classic game of 2 halves. Chobham winning the first and Havant coming back strongly in the second....

Havant Kick Off League Campaign

September 5th, 2014

Havant play their first league game of the season at home against Chobham RFC. The season kicks off at the Lane tomorrow with a tough encounter against Chobham. Last season it was honours even with both sides taking their home...

Captains Lunch – Saturday 6th September

August 28th, 2014

Our inaugural Captains Lunch attended by some illustrious former Captains and players from the last 20 years will be held on Saturday 6th September prior to the first game of the season. Please come along and be entertained by Havant’s...

Pre-Season Training @ HRFC

August 27th, 2014

Pre-season has started at Havant RFC and players of all ages and levels of experience are welcome to attend. The senior squad train on a Tuesday and Thursday from 7pm at Havant Rugby Club. Each training session begins with a...

Meg Price – Wife of Former Club Captain Peter Price

August 27th, 2014

Message from Peter Price – Former Club Captain It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Meg passed away peacefully last night, Wednesday 20th August, in St Michael’s Hospice, Hereford after her two year battle with cancer....

Senior Squad v Kettering: Saturday 30th August

August 25th, 2014

Come along to Hooks Lane for the last pre-season game of the season this Saturday 30th August. The game kicks of at 3pm but will be preceded by a BBQ from midday.

Golphin Dolphins 2014 – Start Times Announced!

August 18th, 2014

This year’s meeting at Rowlands Castle will be detailed on the attached entry form. Please click here for START TIMES If you haven’t received an email invitation you can enter by either downloading the form or contacting Dave Platt on...

Well Done Megan!

August 15th, 2014

Megan Gittoes is celebrating after doing so well in her A Levels that she was able to accept the offer from her first choice of  university and is soon to be departing for Birmingham to study Social anthropology and Political Science. Megan has been working...

Former HRFC President Phil Jones Pays a Visit

August 7th, 2014

Following the death of his wife Thelma earlier this year former HRFC President Phil Jones recently made a trip back to the UK with his son Richard and daughter in law Helen. The hectic visit started with a luncheon hosted...

Summer Rugby Camp @ Havant RFC

July 16th, 2014

Next Generation Rugby Camps are 3 day courses offering children the opportunity to develop in rugby under the guidance of professional coaches. The fun based sessions are hard work for participants but incredibly rewarding. Next Generation Camps have been devised...

QBE Autumn International Tickets 2014

July 16th, 2014

  England have four matches at Twickenham this Autumn: New Zealand: Saturday 8th November 2014  KO  2:30pm South Africa:  Saturday 15th November 2014  KO  2:30pm Samoa: Saturday 22nd November 2014  KO  7:00pm (as previously advertised on the website) Australia:  Saturday 29th...

AGM: Thursday 26th June 2014 @ 7pm

June 23rd, 2014

The AGM for club members will take place in the Clubhouse at 7pm on Thursday 26th June 2014.

SEE New Zealand v England @HRFC next 3 Saturdays

June 19th, 2014

The three test matches against New Zealand will be shown at Havant Rugby Club whilst Simon and his superb team offer a tantalising breakfast including sausage, bacon, eggs, beans….etc! Please come along from 7.45am this Saturday morning, kick off is...

Ian Earley’s 40th Birthday Celebration

June 4th, 2014

To celebrate Ian’s 40th birthday on the 14th June we are inviting you to join us for a BBQ.  The party will start at 3.30pm and will go on into the evening. To all those who know Ian or have been blessed...

250 Club Winners Announced!

June 3rd, 2014

WINNERS APRIL 2014 Name Amount Draw Number M & M Barnes £500   176 Ray Osland £200   214 D Roberts £100   250 R Gray £100   156 Terry Stevens £100    57 Robert Walker £100   173 Ian Clark...

Havant win at Twickenham (well sort of….)

May 30th, 2014

Some of Havant RFC’s senior squad players got to experience playing on the pitch at Twickenham this week thanks to a touch rugby tournament sponsored by Maxinutrition. Two teams from Havant were entered and the players thoroughly enjoyed their run...

England v Samoa: BOGOF Offer

May 12th, 2014

Buy one get one free offer for the England v Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday 22nd November 2014, kick off 19:00 England are playing Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday 22nd November 2014  and you can buy one adult ticket and get...

End of Season Celebration: Saturday 31st May 2014

May 7th, 2014

The end of season bash is being held at YOUR rugby club! This year we are having an extravaganza of gorgeous food and live Music all in keeping with the theme of….. whatever you were wearing…… “WHEN THE BOAT WENT...

Ladies Finish on a Win!

May 7th, 2014

On Saturday 26th Havant Ladies played Newbury at home.  At the away fixture Havant won by 2 points in a very tight game so we knew we had a fight on hands.  From the start it was obvious that both...

Apply for Rugby World Cup tickets NOW!

April 30th, 2014

Havant Rugby Club members have until April 30th to apply for Rugby World Cup tickets as part of the Rugby Community Priority Access Sale. Overall 500,000 tickets will be available through this priority sale scheme for 48 Rugby World Cup...

Cheese & Wine Evening: Friday 25th April 2014

April 24th, 2014

The ‘250 Club’ are hosting their bi-annual Cheese and Wine Evening on Friday 25th April which raises funds on behalf of the club.  The evening starts at 7.30pm at Havant Rugby Club. The ‘250 Club’ aims to get 250 members, each paying a...

Thank You to the Supporters of M&J Festival 2014

April 16th, 2014

Havant Rugby Club would like to thank the supporters of the Mini & Junior Festival which is taking place on Sunday April 27th 2014.

Joel Knight: Player of the Season

April 10th, 2014

FPA PLAYER OF THE SEASON Chosen by FPA Members Joel was presented with the Gordon Sparshatt Memorial Trophy by Barbara Sparshatt, Gordon’s widow and Phil Grant, Chairman of the FPA. Joel continues in family footsteps, because his father Will, now...

Zach Saliba: Young Player of the Season

April 10th, 2014

YOUNG PLAYER OF THE SEASON – ZACH SALIBA Chosen by the Academy Management Zach was presented with the David Sparshatt Memorial Trophy by Havant Rugby Club President Nigel Campkin. During the season Zach has played consistently well in an unassuming way...

Available in the Club Shop

March 22nd, 2014

Meet Some of HRFC’s Senior Squad….

March 19th, 2014

Want to know more about our 1st XV ? Click here to find out about some of our Senior Squad! (More to Follow)

1st XV v Haywards Heath: 22nd March @ 3pm

March 18th, 2014

Please come along to Havant Rugby Club on Saturday 22nd March at 3pm to support the 1st XV as they take on Haywards Heath.  

Sportsman’s Dinner with Guest Speaker: SOLD OUT

March 15th, 2014

Our guest speaker will be John Devereux, who played Rugby Union for Bridgend, Wales & British & Irish Lions and Rugby League for Widnes, Wales and Great Britain. John Devereux has an excellent reputation, both as an individual, but also...

Dover v HRFC: Match Report

March 11th, 2014

Under par Havant give up winning position Dover 21– Havant 21 Havant made the long trip to Dover hoping to complete the double over the Kent side. As it turned out the long trip was very, very long. A puncture...

‘Havant Light Opera’ & a Curry Night: 13/03/14

March 9th, 2014

  THE HAVANT LIGHT OPERA AND CURRY NIGHT    AT HAVANT RUGBY CLUB     The amazing 30 piece Havant Light Opera company are back by popular demand on Thursday 13th March to perform pieces from Gilbert & Sullivan, Les...

1st XV v Dover RFC (A)

March 6th, 2014

Please come along on the road trip East to support our 1st XV as they take on Dover. There is a coach leaving Havant Rugby Club at 10:45am, please be there at 10:30am to avoid disappointment. Your seat on the coach...

RIP – Thelma Jones

March 3rd, 2014

It is with great sadness that we report that Thelma Jones died early this week. Thelma was the wife of Phil Jones, one of HRFC’s founder members and an ex President. They emigrated to Australia many years ago.  Thelma played a significant role...

Mariners to take on the Mariners: Weds 26th Feb

February 24th, 2014

Havant RFC vs Royal Navy! This coming Wednesday evening (26th February) sees the annual fixture where Havant Mariners take on the Royal Navy Mariners under floodlights down at Burnaby Rd (19.30 kick off). This fixture is one of the highlights of...

@ HRFC on Saturday 22nd February 2014

February 19th, 2014

Please come along this weekend to watch Italy v Scotland and England v Ireland in the RBS Six Nations championship. There will be food and drink available from 1pm

Havant U16s beat Ampthill in thrilling match

February 18th, 2014

SUNDAY 23 FEBRUARY 12:30 KICKOFF – PETERSFIELD RUGBY CLUB Havant U16s beat Ampthill 15 points to 10 in a thrilling match played at Petersfield Rugby club, who were kind enough to let us host the match there. Ampthill travelled down...

Saturday 15th February: HRFC v Brighton (A)

February 13th, 2014

Havant take on Brighton Blues on Saturday 15th February at Waterhall Playing Fields in Brighton. The bus is a 11:00am meet for 11:15 departure.  The cost is £5 for spectators. Please call Adie Hire to book your seat: Tel: 07880 550606 Email:...

Tom Phillips: Independent Schools Player of the Month

February 9th, 2014

At a recent schools event hosted at London Wasps Tom Phillips was awarded the Independent Schools Programme Player of the Month for November 2013. Tom was representing his school, Ditcham Park School in Petersfield, Hampshire but he has also been...

Academy Player Selected: Scotland U18’s

February 9th, 2014

Following a recent successful trail, Stefan Younghusband who plays for Havant Academy has been given the opportunity to progress along the Scotland U18 pathway. Stefan’s eligibility is due to his heritage; his Grandmother is from the Isle of Bute. Stefan...

Victory for Havant!

February 8th, 2014

Match Report to follow…..

Saturday 1st February 2014: Home Games Confirmed

January 27th, 2014

On Saturday 1st February please come along to Havant Rugby Club for the ‘Open Lunch’ prior to the 1st XV game against Chobham which has been rescheduled from 4th January. The lunch will be 3 courses for a very reasonable £15.00 and will commence...

HRFC v Sutton & Epsom RFC

January 23rd, 2014

1st XV v Beckenham – The Game is On!

January 14th, 2014

After our great win last Saturday against Cobham, please come along this weekend to support the 1st XV’s climb up the league as we entertain Beckenham who currently trail us by 5 points. There lunch which was scheduled prior to the match has...

Four ‘1st XV’ Player Sponsorships Now Signed Up!

January 2nd, 2014

Sponsoring a player provides an opportunity to support HRFC players through the season and develop a relationship with a particular player. This helps cover the costs of their food, playing kit, physiotherapy, travel costs, medical treatment and insurance. We now...

Havant Ladies Player selected for Kabaddi World Cup

January 2nd, 2014

One of the Havant RFC Ladies team is taking a short term break from rugby to compete for England in the Kabaddi World Cup in India this month. Jariya Sime (Jay) had never played Kabaddi until October this year when...

Annual Charity Match: Saturday 28th December

December 22nd, 2013

The annual charity match between Havant XV and the Solent Barbarians will be played this on Saturday 28th December at 2pm for the Mick Chalk Memorial Trophy in aid of Rugby for Heroes and Naomi House Children’s Hospice. The match will be...

RBS 6 Nations Internationals Tickets 2014

December 22nd, 2013

England have two international matches at Twickenham in the RBS 6 Nations 2014,  Ireland on Saturday 22nd February 2014 at 16:00, and Wales Sunday 9th March 2014 at 15:00, if you are a member of Havant RFC  you can apply for tickets by...

HRFC Christmas Dinner: SOLD OUT!

December 17th, 2013

The club will be hosting an evening Christmas Dinner on 21st December. This event is open to the whole club and promises to be a great evening with a delicious meal provided by Simon and his team and a DJ...

This Weekend at Havant Rugby Club…

December 6th, 2013

Come along this weekend to Havant Rugby Club for a magnificent medley of games. Watch our 1st XV take on Sidcup, the Dolphins are playing Totts and the AXV play Portsmouth.  All games kick off at 2pm. On Sunday our magnificent...

Visit the Club Shop for your Christmas Presents

November 21st, 2013

The club shop is now stocked with t- shirts, navy fleeces, hoodies, smock tops, boot bags all ideal Christmas presents. The shop will be open both Saturday and Sunday the weekend of 23rd/24th November. If unable to get to shop...

This Weekend at HRFC….. (23rd/24th November 2014)

November 20th, 2013

With three home games at Havant this Saturday there is no other place you should be! Havant’s 1st XV take on Dover RFC, the Dolphins have a match against Oxford Harlequins and our AXV take on Sandown 2.  All games kick off at 14:30 There...

Havant U8 Winners of the Chichester Festival

November 10th, 2013

A superb effort saw our boys come away as the Chichester under 8’s festival winners today. The first game saw us beat Worthing by a narrow 5 tries to 4, then we saw off Chichester by 8 tries to 5...

Watch England v Argentina at HRFC this Saturday

November 5th, 2013

Come along to your favourite rugby club today to watch England take on Argentina.  Beer will be £2.00 a pint from 12.30 until kick off and the France v New Zealand game will be shown in the downstairs bar this...

M&J’s Host Lunch: Saturday 02nd November 2013

October 28th, 2013

Saturday 02 November 2013 @ 12:00 Come along and support your Club Free entry to the Game Kids Lunch Time raffle Meet a Player Q&A Session ‘Big Screen’ Autumn International Rugby in the afternoon England v Australia To book your...

11 Havant Players Make Hampshire U16s Squad

October 21st, 2013

Havant U16s have 11 players out of the 34 selected for the Hampshire squad this year, this is a great achievement. Congratulations to Elliot Bellman, Conor Bird, Freddie Boyce, Dan Heyes, James Hutton, Callum Kotsapas, Jarod Leat, Harry Norton, Lewis...

This Weekend…

October 19th, 2013

The downstairs bar will be open on Saturday (19th), come along and watch the European rugby. Please call Simon for more info.

Rugby Book of the Year Author at USC Portsmouth

October 13th, 2013

The Final Whistle or A Rugby Club at War 1914-1918 – Author To Speak At Portsmouth BookFest Stephen Cooper’s fascinating book was the winner of the Rugby Book of the Year Award 2013 at The British Sports Book Awards. In...

VP Lunch – Saturday 12th October 2013

October 9th, 2013

HRFC are hosting a VP Lunch on Saturday 12th October at 12.30pm. This will be a 3 course lunch and the cost is a very reasonable £15.00 per head. Please contact Alan Newton to book your seat : Tel: 07798 816979...

1st XV Secure Bonus Point Win

October 7th, 2013

Match Report submitted by Will Knight Bonus point win just reward for a fine outing from the Hooks Lane men. Havant travelled to Beckenham knowing that although they have been steadily improving the need to get a win was now...

Fund Raising for Stand Improvements

October 6th, 2013

We are looking to improve the stand over the next few weeks, the likely cost of the seats are £1,400 (excluding VAT) just to replace the damaged ones and potentially double that to fit all new ones and take out...

This weekend at HRFC…

October 3rd, 2013

There is a combined Dolphins & AXV friendly against Portsmouth Vets at HRFC, kick off at 15:00hrs. Food will be served throughout the afternoon. Please note the Shop will be closed both Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October. We will also be...

Coaches Meeting : Thursday 3rd October 2013

October 3rd, 2013

Coaches Meeting 7.30pm at HRFC 3rd October 2013 The coaches meeting follows on from the brief meeting held in the club in early September. Agenda to include – – Demonstrate the Coaches Pathway on for those who have not...

October Rugby Camp for 6 to 13 Year Olds

October 1st, 2013

Havant hosts Rugby Camp for 6 to 13 year olds in October. Get ready for another rugby development camp held at Havant and organised by Next Generation Sport 28th to 30th October. Download the information and application form here.

QBE Autumn Internationals Tickets 2013

October 1st, 2013

England have three matches at Twickenham this Autumn,  Australia 2nd November 2013 at 14:30, Argentina 9th November 2013, and New Zealand 16th November 2013 at 14:30, if you are a member of Havant RFC  you can apply for tickets for...

HRFC v Cobham: Saturday 28th September at 3pm

September 26th, 2013

Come along and support your 1st XV at HRFC this weekend as Havant take on Cobham at Hooks Lane. Apart from the Ladies lunch at 12.30 (a couple of places still available) there will be food served throughout the day.

Book Your Company Christmas Party at HRFC

September 23rd, 2013

Get ahead of the game and book your company Christmas function at Havant Rugby Football Club. The club is available Monday – Friday evenings and lunch times and our prices are very competitive. The party organiser will receive a free...

Waiting Staff Required

September 16th, 2013

Havant Rugby Football Club currently have two vacancies for weekend waiting staff. Experience not required as training will be given. Please call Simon Richards for more information: 07962 531852  

Ladies Host Pre-Match Lunch: 28th Sept – Book Now!

September 16th, 2013

The Ladies team are hosting a pre-match lunch prior to the 1st XV match against Cobham on Saturday 28th September. The lunch will be 2 courses and will cost £10 per head. To book please call Simon on 07962 531852...

Academy Head Coach and Team Manager Needed

September 15th, 2013

The Rugby Management Team is actively recruiting for a new Head Coach and Team Manager for our outstanding Academy teams. We have successfully fielded 2 teams in recent years and last season were league champions with both our First and...

HRFC v Chichester : Saturday 14th September 2013

September 10th, 2013

Come along to show your support as Havant take on Chichester this weekend at Hooks Lane. Real Ale will be £2.50 per pint during the game and Simon and his team will be serving their usual lovely food all afternoon.

HRFC Announce new Rugby Development Manager

September 9th, 2013

Havant RFC is delighted to announce the appointment of Joel Knight as our Rugby Development Manager.  This is full time role with the key objective of creating and owning the delivery of a whole club development plan, which will encompass...

New 2013-2014 Membership Form Now Available

September 8th, 2013

Following the AGM on 27th June, the new membership forms are now available. If you have any questions about membership please contact our Membership Secretary, John Cotton.   Email: Click here to download the 2013 – 2014 Membership Form For the Ladies...

The Season Starts Here….

September 6th, 2013

Come along on Saturday to support the first team as the season kicks off in earnest with their first league game at home against Wimbledon. Simon will be offering up his usual sumptuous fare during the game but there is also a 2-...

HRFC Delighted to Announce New 1st XV Shirt Sponsor

September 4th, 2013

Havant RFC is delighted to announce that Basepoint Business Centres have agreed a 3 year sponsorship to be our 1st XV Shirt Sponsor and Major Club sponsor. Securing the interest of a national brand like Basepoint is great news for...

New President at HRFC

September 4th, 2013

We are delighted to announce that Nigel Campkin has agreed to join the  Committee in the capacity of President. Although a relative newcomer to HRFC we feel Nigel has a huge amount to offer the club. As Nigel settles into...


September 4th, 2013

It is with sadness that we report the recent deaths of two HRFC former players. Pat Pelham-Jones and Ron Tomlin Pat died only last week. His funeral is in Narbeth, South Wales on Wed Sep 11 at 12.15. Phil Grant...

Mick Earley’s 70th Birthday Party: 30 August 2013

August 27th, 2013

Dear all  Anybody who played for the Colts, U21s that I was involved with organizing, or played rugby with me at Havant, or knows me…., I would love to see you at my 70th Birthday Party to recant memories and...

HRFC Summer Family BBQ: 23rd August 2013

August 16th, 2013

We are pleased to announce the HRFC Summer Family BBQ which is taking place on the evening of 23rd August prior to, during and after the 1st XV preseason match against Winchester which kicks off at 6.30pm. Food will be served...

Golfin Dolphins: 27/08/13 – Start Times

August 15th, 2013

  Sponsored by SEWARD HAVANT Tuesday 27th August 2013 WHO’S UP FOR A THREESOME?!!! The Golfin Dolphins meeting at Rowlands Castle this year is on the 27th August! Please click here for start times. Last year it was suggested that...

HRFC Team Announcements

August 10th, 2013

Announcement from HRFC’s Club Rugby Manager, Rob Matthews: I would like to announce that Dylan Raubenheimer and Pete Living will be joining the Rugby management team. Dylan, our record appearance holder, has agreed to become our Club Captain.  When Dylan...

Aya’tolla, Hedley & Ian – The Blog From Down Under

August 1st, 2013

12 JULY 2013, 11:25 AM We left Sydney on Tuesday morning en-route for Bangkok, changing at Melbourne then direct to Bangkok, after 15 hours of not the greatest journey in the world, which included being locked in a corridor waiting...

Summer Touch Tournament Social – Friday 26th July

July 25th, 2013

To mark the end of a fantastic summer Touch Tournament there will be a social on Friday 26th July at Havant Rugby Club.  There will be games of touch (naturally), just for fun this time though; rounders, BBQ and awards...

Summer Rugby Camp – places still available

July 19th, 2013

There as still places available on the 3 day Summer rugby camp, being held at Havant RFC from Monday 29th July, so sign up and get involved. Following on from last years successful rugby camp Havant RFC are pleased to...

Players Meeting: Thursday 11th July @ 8pm

July 10th, 2013

A players meeting will be hosted on Thursday 11 July at HRFC starting at 2000 hrs. If you have played for HRFC or want to play please come along and help us plan for next season. The meeting will be...

Summer Touch Tournament Success!

July 7th, 2013

The Summer Touch tournament at Havant has been fantastic start with more than 50 players of varying experience gathering for the tournament and all having a great time. In a round robin of matches teaming up everyone from senior players to complete...

Qantas Wallabies v British & Irish Lions 06.07.13

June 28th, 2013

No one expects the final Test of a gripping Lions series to be anything other than compelling, but will the best team definitely win? Come along to your club on Saturday morning to watch it all unfold….. The game is...

Matt Angus Joins Havant Rugby Club!

June 23rd, 2013

Matt Angus joins Havant as Strength and Conditioning Coach…. The club is pleased to announce the appointment of our new strength and conditioning coach for the 2013-14 season Mathew Angus. Matt is based at Chichester University where he is studying...

Let Battle Commence: Sat 22nd June @ 11:05am

June 21st, 2013

The phoney war is over, let battle commence! The real business of the 2013 British & Irish Lions tour is about to begin and over the next three weekends we will find out if the combined talent of four nations...

HRFC Recruitment Vacancy for Assistant Coaches

June 11th, 2013

Havant RFC has an outstanding pedigree for developing home grown talent and has enjoyed great success competing at National League level and is considered a landmark club in Hampshire and the South. We have restructured our approach to rugby to...

Joel Knight selected: World Cup Squad-Wales Students

June 3rd, 2013

A year ago Havant Skipper Joel Knight had never played Rugby League having joined the Cardiff Metropolitan University side at the start of this season. This week he learned he has been selected to represent Wales students RL at the...

Get ‘Summer Ready’ with HRFC Summer Cycle Club

May 7th, 2013

Simon Richards is organising a Summer Cycle Club to run from HRFC on Tuesdays and Thursdays and if enough interest then a weekend cycle also. Cycles depart on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer leaving the club at 6.30pm / 7pm. ...

Liam Davenport plays his 200th League Game for HRFC

May 4th, 2013

Scum half Liam Davenport played his 200th league game for the club on Saturday. Liam is the third HRFC player to achieve this milestone, the others being David Jones and Dylan Raubenheimer. Liam has played his rugby at all levels...

Pete Living Wins FPA ‘Player of the Season’ Trophy

May 4th, 2013

In one of the closest run contests for a number of years involving several players, it was the Chairman of the FPA’s casting vote that gave the Gordon Sparshatt Memorial Trophy for the FPA Player of the Season to popular...

HRFC Academy Awards Dinner – Friday 10th May

May 4th, 2013

Please contact Lorraine Sutton to book your tickets for the HRFC Academy Awards Dinner:-  

HRFC Summer Ball – Book Now : 18th May 2013

May 4th, 2013

Tickets are now on Sale for the HRFC Annual Summer Ball Saturday 18th May 2013 at The Royal Beach Hotel, Southsea Pre Dinner Drinks from 7.00 p.m. followed by 3 Course Meal and… a Live Band Carriages at 12.30 a.m. Cost...

HRFC Academy : Top of the Table Clash

April 30th, 2013

Come along and show your support for HRFC Academy in the top of the table clash against Winchester Colts on Sunday 05th May at 2pm. There will be a BBQ during and after the match, weather permitting.

HRFC v Trojans – Match Report

April 22nd, 2013

Hav come from behind to close the season with a win at Trojans There was no doubt that Trojans would be fighting to the finish, having been relegated earlier in the season – they still had their pride to play...

HRFC Minis Festival & Academy Match : Photos

April 21st, 2013

Havant RFC Minis Festival Sunday 21st April Photos from the Havant RFC Minis Festival and the Academy game against Petersfield RFC are now online at      

HRFC Academy Tour Report…..

April 18th, 2013

Havant RFC Academy sailed to France to take on both Caen RFC and Herouville RFC last weekend. A quiet crossing saw the boys enjoy a full English breakfast followed by entertainment provided with excellent dancing witnessed by all on board...

HRFC Academy News Update….

April 14th, 2013

Ladies, Gentlemen, Members, Guests, Friends, A very warm welcome to all at Havant RFC, from Havant RFC – Rugby Academy. As Academy Manager, I would like to update you on news from our Academy: Our Academy provides rugby for young...

Coaching/RFU News….

April 7th, 2013

Click here for the first Area Two Training Newsletter.  This includes details of the NEW RFU ONLINE COURSE BOOKING SYSTEM and RFU Funding for Level 1 and Level 2 coaching courses. Please click here to find details of the RFU 7s Coaching...

Junior Success in the Hampshire Cup Competitions

April 5th, 2013

Junior success in the Hampshire Cup Competitions The Havant junior teams took part in the finals of the Hampshire Youth Competitions last weekend with 3 teams being crowned Hampshire Champions in the inaugural junior cup competitions. U16’s Dolphins beat Trojans...

Pete Hill – Funeral on Tuesday 02 April at 3.30pm

March 26th, 2013

‘We are sorry to report that Pete Hill, former player and regular supporter of Havant RFC sadly passed away on Sunday afternoon in his favourite chair at home watching the rugby on television. Earlier in the day he had been...

Sunday 24th March : Hampshire Cup Semi Final

March 23rd, 2013

Come over to Gosport and support the 1st XV in their second game of the weekend in the Hampshire Cup Semi Final. KO : 14:30hrs

1st XV v Old Colfeians Kick Off : 15:00hrs

March 23rd, 2013

Come along to the club today to support the 1st XV in our must win fixture against Old Colfeians.  KO 15:00 There will be a selection of food served throughout the afternoon.

FPA Annual Sportsman’s Dinner: Friday March 22nd

March 18th, 2013

One of the highlights of the club’s social calendar, this event is for all ‘Sportsmen’ who enjoy a good rugby oriented night out with others of a similar persuasion! This year we have David Rose as a guest speaker; David...

Watch RBS Six Nations Games @ HRFC this Saturday

March 11th, 2013

Come along to HRFC this Saturday for an exciting day of rugby. Italy v Ireland :  14:30 Wales v England :  17:00 France v Scotland : 20:00 There will be food available throughout the day and all beer/wine is discounted...

Taylor Made To Host Sporting Dinner : 15th March 2013

March 11th, 2013

Our club sponsors, Taylor Made, are hosting a Sporting Dinner at the Club in aid of The Rainbow Centre.  The Dinner is to held on 15th March and there are still a couple of tables available. Please click here for...

Mariners v Navy Vets – An Epic Tale of Victory !

March 10th, 2013

An Epic Tale….by Jon Barfoot   The Masters call went far and wide To seasoned Mariners, high on the tide Of playing careers in twilight years, Irreparable bodies and the usual fears of whether the kit would not fit…again. It...

Book now for Mothers Day – Sunday 10th March

March 5th, 2013

We are offering a 2 course roast dinner on Mother’s Day from 1.30pm – 4.00pm £12 per head Please call Simon on 07962 531852 or email  

Champions League Games shown at HRFC

March 1st, 2013

Come along on Tuesday evening to watch the Champions League match in the downstairs bar at HRFC: Man Utd v Real Madrid Tuesday 5th March @ 19:45 The Wednesday night Champions League Fixture will also be shown.  

Vice Presidents Lunch – 2nd March 2013

March 1st, 2013

The Vice Presidents Lunch will be held prior to the 1st XV v Beckenham game on 2nd March 2013. Meet 12.00pm Invites have been sent out to all Vice Presidents. All members are also welcome to attend this lunch. Price :...

RBS Six Nations Schedule & Round Up

February 15th, 2013

Click here for RBS Six Nations schedule. The next England fixture is on Saturday 23rd February @ 17:00 – England v France Click Here for the RBS Six Nations Round Up

Rearrangement of Recently Postponed 1st XV Matches

February 11th, 2013

26 January:    1st XV v Basingstoke – AWAY 2 February:    1st XV v Dover (rearranged) – AWAY 9 February:    1st XV v Haywards Heath – HOME 16 February:   1st XV v Cobham – AWAY 23 February:   1st XV v Hove (rearranged) – HOME

Saturday 9th February : Events @ HRFC

February 5th, 2013

As well as the Former Players Lunch taking place on Saturday 9th February prior to the 1st XV game against Haywards Heath there is the “Al Pearce Curry Afternoon” where there will be Curry & Beer served from 11.30 and of course...

New Email Addresses for the M&J section

February 5th, 2013

New Email Addresses for the M&J section Following a technical problem the generic emails for the Mini and Junior section have failed.  The new contact emails are now on the contact web pages and should be used from now onwards....

Messages of Condolence for Mick Chalk BEM

December 26th, 2012

Messages of Condolence for Mick Chalk Sorry to hear about Chalkie A good club Havant man – I am sure he will be dearly missed around the club. Thoughts with you all at this timel. RIP fella. Will raise a...

Ian Dowdle : New Club Coaching Co-ordinator

December 21st, 2012

I would like to announce the appointment of Ian Dowdle as our new Club Coaching Co-ordinator.  Ian is replacing Darren Kingham-Scott, who is currently on a sabbatical with Premier Rugby in Brazil.  Ian is currently a coach within our Ladies...

Taylor Made Continues its Support of HRFC

December 21st, 2012

Taylor Made sponsorship deal for Havant RFC: We are delighted that Taylor made has continued its commitment to HRFC and is the club’s First team and title sponsor for a 3rd consecutive year. Taylor Made Computer Solutions has continued its...

New Years Eve 2012 – Bookings Now Being Taken

December 21st, 2012

Book your New Years Eve at Havant Rugby Club. DJ and a Curry – all included! Tickets available now. Only £7.00 Entry! 7 – 1pm : Free glass of Bubbly if you arrive before 8.30pm Please call Simon Richards to...

Charity Match: Saturday 29th December @ 2pm

December 21st, 2012

Havant Allstars take on Solent Barbarians in a Charity Match in aid of Naomi House Children’s Hospice.  Tickets £5 There will be hot food a raffle during the afternoon.

Naming Ceremony for ‘Bob’s Bar’ & Xmas Lunch

December 10th, 2012

We have a very full agenda at Hooks Lane this Saturday 15 December. We are hosting our friends from across the water, Gosport and Fareham, in what promises to be an exciting mid table battle. This is preceded by our...

U15s Triumph over London Irish

December 10th, 2012

The full Havant U15s squad was in action on Sunday against a very successful U15s London Irish squad. The Sharks were first to take on the might of Irish and narrowly lost 28-27 in a heavily fought contest. Next the...

Mini and Junior 2nd Hand Kit Sale: 9th Dec

December 2nd, 2012

The Mini and Juniors are hosting a second hand kit sale in the clubhouse on Sunday 9th December between 10 – 12.30. The money collected will be donated to a worthy cause, The Wessex Heartbeat Charity and the link to...

Christmas Lunch on 15th December – SOLD OUT!

December 2nd, 2012

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT – THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT.   Simon and his marvellous team will be offering a 4 course Christmas Lunch with Port (£20 per person) on Saturday 15th December prior to the 1st XV match against...

1st XV v Wimbledon and England v NZ @ HRFC

November 26th, 2012

Come along to Havant Rugby Club this weekend for a day full of first class rugby. The 1st XV are at home playing their postponed match against Wimbledon at 2pm and England will bid to defeat the newly crowned World Champions New Zealand in...

FPA Lunch – Sat 24th Nov – spaces available!

November 20th, 2012

The Former Players Association are hosting a lunch prior to the 1st XV Home match against Wimbledon on 24th November. To book your seat/table please contact Brian Hunter: Tel: 023 9246 8932 Mob: 07802 852722 Email:  

Mariner Spotted in Lycra – 14 November @ 8.30am !

November 14th, 2012

Keen to jump onto the British Cycling bandwa… eh! bike, Mike “Wiggo” Harris has joined a group of intrepid athletes to ride from Portsmouth to Birmingham to raise the awareness of diabetes in the UK. His exhaustive training has involved...

Academy take on Army U23’s @ Aldershot this Thursday

November 13th, 2012

Havant Academy (strengthened) take on the Army U23s this coming Thursday at Aldershot – kick Off 7.30 PM. Academy would love support and coach travel will be leaving Hooks Lane at 5.15 PM.  If you would like to spend the...

QBE International : England v Australia @ HRFC KO 14:30

November 12th, 2012

Come on up to Havant Rugby Club this Saturday to watch England’s attack on Australia in the second leg of this fantastic International Competition.  Food will be served throughout the afternoon.

Apply Now for Tickets for RBS 6 Nations 2013

November 10th, 2012

RBS 6 Nations 2013 England have 3 home RBS 6 Nations Internationals at Twickenham next year:- England v Scotland – 2nd February 2013 – Kick off 16:00 England v France – 23rd February 2013 – Kick off 17:00 England v Italy –...

Havant Academy Looking for Assistant Coach

November 9th, 2012

HAVANT RUGBY ACADEMY ASSISTANT COACH After a most successful 2011-12 season (semi-finalists in the National Colts Plate and county champions of the Hampshire Colts League) Havant RFC Rugby Academy is looking for a dynamic coach to join our team. The...

QBE International: England v Fiji – Sat 10th Nov @ HRFC

November 5th, 2012

The QBE International kicks off this Saturday with a new look England taking on the highly skilled and hard hitting Fijians at Twickenham. The game will be shown in the bar at the club and there will be Burger and a...

Register Now for the HRFC Quiz Night – 9th November

November 5th, 2012

Roll Up, Roll Up – get your registration in now for another amazing Club Quiz! This year the quiz is being sponsored by Nigel Campkin of Sanderson Blinds. This quiz will have  a theme  “ 2012 – The Great British...

Pre-Match Lunch : Saturday 03rd Nov – Book Now!

October 31st, 2012

There is a pre-match luncheon this Saturday (Pork & a Pint) at 12.00pm prior to the HRFC 1st XV game against Sidcup.  Please call Simon on 07962 531852 to book your seat.  

Academy Steer Ferry to Away Win at Vectis

October 23rd, 2012

Harrison Davies and Ben Harris took the helm of the IOW ferry on the crossing last Sunday. We spoke to the Ch Petty Officer, and he kindly took us up on the Bridge to have a look and experience it...

Bob Iverson

October 17th, 2012

BOB IVERSON It is with great sadness that I report the recent death of Bob Iverson, one of the key managerial strengths behind Havant RFC’s rise to fame during the 1980s and early 90s when they established themselves as one...

Read about the Golphin Dolphins Event 2012

October 8th, 2012

A COUPLE OF COOKIES AT THE CASTLE – Golphin Dolphins 2012 The Annual 2012 Golphin Dolphins took place on the 28th August 2012 at Rowlands Castle.  On what can only be called a ‘beautiful day’ saw over 30 players do...

U16’s Start Season With Double Win@Hampshire 10’s

October 7th, 2012

U16’s start the season with a double win at the Hampshire 10’s competitions. On 30th September the U16’s took part in the inaugural Hampshire 10’s competition. The Dolphins joined the Red group of 8 teams at Petersfield and the Sharks...

Ladies Host Pre-Match Lunch: 6th October – Book Now!

October 5th, 2012

The Ladies are hosting a pre-match luncheon at midday on Saturday 6th October , £15 per head (2 course meal). To book your seat/table please call Simon on (M) 07962 531852 or email There will also be a wine tasting event:...

Kukri Playing & Training Kit Available in the Shop

October 5th, 2012

The full range of Kukri playing and training kit is available in the club shop which is open on match days and Sundays.

HRFC Ladies Continue to Conquer !

September 18th, 2012

The Ladies had a great game against Oxford on Sunday and came away with a 50 – 0 win.  For a full match report please click here.  

Mini Beer Festival & Live Band – Saturday 15th

September 10th, 2012

Come along to support the 1st XV on Saturday when they play Chichester at HRFC. Simon will be hosting a Mini Beer Festival with Real Ale @ £2.50 per pint, available from midday. There are still 10 places available for...

EASY Fundraising Opportunity for Havant Rugby Club…

September 7th, 2012

Shop on line and raise Money! Have you heard about easyfundraising yet?  It’s the easiest way to help raise money for Havant Rugby Club. If you already shop online with retailers such as Amazon, M&S , Argos, John Lewis, Vodafone,...

Cambridge Garage Continues Academy Sponsorship

September 7th, 2012

We are delighted to announce the continued sponsorship of our Academy by Cambridge Garage who are offering club members a great deal at their new Bosch Service Centre. Flagship dealership Cambridge Garage has reinforced its commitment to customer service by...

Flash Sale – Thursday Only – Bitter £2.00 a Pint

September 5th, 2012

One Day Only! Come along to HRFC tomorrow evening (Thursday 6th September) – Bitter is on sale at a fantastic £2.00 per pint!!

Havant show Terrific Resolve and Win in last Moments!

September 4th, 2012

Havant produced a great fightback in the last few minutes in front of the home crowd on Saturday against Trojans… Click here to read the story by Kevin Ricketts published in The News.

Saturday 1st Sept – Launch of Simon’s Club Luncheon

August 27th, 2012

Come along to the club this Saturday 1st September to see the 1st XV v Trojans at home and enjoy a 2 course lunch before the match : 1pm-1.15pm @ £15 per head.   Also available from 12.30 is Simon’s delicious Lasagne &...

Golfin Dolphins Event – Tuesday 28th August 2012

August 26th, 2012

This year’s meeting at Rowlands Castle, sponsored by SEWARD AUTOCENTRE, will be detailed on the attached entry form.  If you haven’t received an email invitation you can enter by clicking here to download the form or contacting Dave Platt on...

Sat 25th Aug – Rugby Championship & Bike Ride

August 20th, 2012

Following on from last weekends screening of both matches in the first round of the ‘Rugby Championship’ and an organised fitness bike ride the club are going to repeat a similar event this coming Saturday. – New Zealand vs Austrialia – 08.30...

Club showing both Rugby Championship matches

August 16th, 2012

This Saturday, 18th August, the club is showing both “The Rugby Championship”games – the exciting and ground-breaking replacement for the Tri-Nations series. Featuring Argentina, Australia, South Africa & New Zealand. Club will be open from 10.30am to show:  -Australia vs New...

Apply Now for QBE International Tickets 2012

August 8th, 2012

QBE Internationals 2012 This autumn there are four England internationals at Twickenham 10th November 2012 England v Fiji KO 2:30 17th November 2012 England v Australia KO 2:30 24th November 2012 England v South Africa KO 2:30 1st December 2012...

Harry Newman

August 6th, 2012

It is with great regret and sadness that we announce the recent passing away of Harry Newman.  Harry was a was a long term supporter of the club and was associated with HRFC since its creation in 1951.  Our thoughts and sympathy...

Membership Forms/Subs Needed for Start of Season

August 6th, 2012

Why not come along this weekend for the first match of the season, a friendly against Newbury.  Take the opportunity to drop off your forms and pay your membership by cash, card or cheque. To download a form please click...

Summer Rugby Camp – 1st, 2nd & 3rd August 2012

July 18th, 2012

Havant RFC are pleased to announce that Next Generation Sport will be running  a Summer Rugby Camp at Hooks Lane on Wednesday 1st though to Friday 3rd August 2012, between 9:30am – 3:30pm. Next Generation Rugby Camps are 3 day courses offering young people...

M&J Membership Forms Now Available to Download

July 11th, 2012

Please click on the link for HRFC Mini & Junior Medical Form and HRFC M&J Registration Form – these forms are the only ones that existing members need to complete. New members need to complete the Sports Equity Monitoring Form and the...

2012/13 SO Forms Available for Memberships

July 4th, 2012

Please go to the ‘Join Havant RFC!’ page (on the Rugby tag) to download the 2012/13 membership forms for Season Membership/Tickets, Senior Men Players and Senior Ladies Players. Please contact Membership Secretary John Cotton for further information:- 07702 243530

Ladies Tie The Knot!

June 25th, 2012

On Friday 22nd June 2012 Kirtsy (Asbo) Hopkins and Hannah Masterton were married at Portsmouth Registry Office. The Ladies Team wish them all the best for the future! The happy couple will continue to play for the Ladies and have...

Mick Chalk Awarded Queens Honour

June 18th, 2012

The achievements of Havant Rugby Club’s ‘Mr Rugby’ Chalk have been recognised with the award of a British Empire Medal. Mick Chalk, who has been at the Hooks Lane club since 1966 as a player, committee member and chairman, was...

HRFC AGM – 28th June @ 7pm

June 14th, 2012

The AGM for Havant Rugby Football Club  will be held on Thursday 28th June 2012 at 7pm in the clubhouse at Hook Lane, the calling notices have been forwarded to all fully paid up club members, but should you have not...

First Aider Required for Ladies Team

June 14th, 2012

Havant Ladies are not as tough as they like to make out and need some help with first aid.  We would like somebody qualified who can commit to home and away matches which are played on a Sunday afternoon.  If you would...

Tickets still Available for QBE International Fiji Game

June 14th, 2012

QBE Internationals 2012    This autumn there are four England internationals at Twickenham, as per our previous post, however, we still have a number of tickets for the Fiji game.  Please click here to download the application form.   10th November 2012...

2012-13 Coach development courses

June 13th, 2012

It’s that time of the season when after many discussion the basis of the coming seasons Coach Development courses have been drawn up.     With the feedback recieved, this season sees a slightly differenet approach to the courses and...

Senior Squad Summer Training – in Motion!

June 7th, 2012

The project is in motion! Training has started at the club for Senior squad players as we build towards the 2012-13 season. Our new strength and conditioning coach Sean Cole is running circuit based sessions to prepare players for the...

Law Amendments 2012-13

May 29th, 2012

There have been a number of recent developments relevant to match officiating which we wanted to make you aware of for the coming 2012-13 season.  Global Trial of Law Amendments In recent months, a series of Law amendments have been implemented...

HRFC 60th Anniversary Family Fun Day – 20th May

May 20th, 2012

The M&J section are organising a Fun Day on Sunday 20th May at 12:00pm to raise money for the club. In honour of HRFC’s 60th celebrations for we plan to use the marquee for a great afternoon of family fun!...

Rugby 7’s – Saturday 19th May – cancelled

May 14th, 2012

Please be advised that the tournament which was due to take place on Saturday has been cancelled until further notice.  Apologies for any inconvenience.

HRFC Academy – Hampshire Champions!!

May 14th, 2012

Havant RFC – Rugby Academy are now confirmed as HAMPSHIRE CHAMPIONS!! Our Colts haven’t achieved this for a few seasons and this, coupled with achievement of reaching the semi finals of the Plate National Competition, mark a really successful season...

Zumba Classes – Thursdays @ HRFC

May 14th, 2012

Jackie will be hosting a Zumba classs at HRFC on Thursdays from 6th April from 6.30pm – 7.30pm.  Classes will be £4.00 per class. The Zumba program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that...

60th Anniversary Ball Tickets – Balance Required Now!

May 2nd, 2012

Any Tickets that are not collected by Thursday 3rd of May will have to be cancelled and we regret that we will be unable to offer any refunds after this date. Anyone wanting to confirm their place and pay for...

Havant U13 Hampshire Plate Winners

April 30th, 2012

HRFC U13s have had a very busy month, they enjoyed a fabulous Hawaiian tour to Devon and played some great rugby at Barnstaple with other visiting clubs.  Yesterday despite the dreadful weather conditions they visited Petersfield RFC to play their...

Another Successful Havant Festival

April 24th, 2012

On Sunday Havant once again played host to teams from all round the county and beyond for our main Havant festival. This time some 800 boys and girls took part in what is one of the largest and longest running...

U13’s Beat Eastleigh Pirates in Hampshire Plate Semi-Final

April 11th, 2012

 The U13’s beat Eastleigh Pirates in the Hampshire Plate Semi-Final and now face Petersfield in the Final on 29th April.      

Paul Anchor Festival a Huge Success!!

April 5th, 2012

On Sunday 25th March Havant RFC played host to over 600 boys and girls aged between 6 and 12 for their Paul Anchor Emerging Players mini festival.  The festival was started around 5 years ago to give all our young...

Heroic Havant Ladies end Season on a High

April 5th, 2012

Havant Ladies ended their season last Sunday beating  Hampstead Ladies 45 – 0  and adding extra points to the league table.  After what appeared to be the longest coach journey ever the Ladies arrived with only 30 minutes to spare before kick...

15% Flash Sale at HRFC Shop on Sunday 1st April

March 31st, 2012

Don’t be a Fool…..come along to the Club Shop on Sunday 1st April for a one day only 15% off sale.

Havant Academy defeat Loughborough 41- 0

March 25th, 2012

An outstanding display of teamwork, comittment and brilliant running rugby saw our Academy advance to the semi-finals of the National Colts Plate today following their victory over Loughborough at Hooks Lane.

Havant Ladies Secure League after Amazing Season!

March 19th, 2012

Havant Ladies secured the League this weekend by beating Kilburn Cosmos 80 – 0. Although there are still matches to play in the league the points difference means that Havant cannot be beaten by Maidenhead who are currently second. Following...

Please support Sophie’s London Marathon Attempt!!

March 15th, 2012

Sophie Bambridge, a member of our Ladies’ team will be attempting to run the London Marathon this year on 22nd April in aid of Farm Africa. The charity is dedicated to helping communities in countries across East Africa develop agriculture...

60th Anniversary Ball – Full payment now required!

March 12th, 2012

Due to unprecedented demand, tickets for the HRFC 60th Anniversary Ball have now SOLD OUT!!  We have had such a great response that we have now booked a considerably bigger marquee. For those club members who have paid their £10.00 deposit per...

Planning and Periodisation course at Havant

March 8th, 2012

Havant RFC are please to announce that they are hosting a Planning and Periodisation CPD on the evening of Tuesday 22nd May.   This two hour workshop will provide the coach with a model of periodisation for a one year rugby...

HRFC’s Katie Sage in Oxford University Women’s Win

March 7th, 2012

Havant and Hampshire’s Katie Sage stars in Oxford University Women’s Varsity Win The 2012 Women’s Nomura Varsity Match was won by Oxford on Saturday 3rd March at Iffley Road by 28 points to 8. The first half was very much...

2for1 International Tickets – England v Fiji – Nov 2012

March 5th, 2012

QBE AUTUMN INTERNATIONALS 2012 England v Fiji International at Twickenham on the 10th November 2012, Kick Off -14.30 RFU are offering Havant RFC members the chance to purchase a 2 for 1 discount on all Adult Tickets for the England...

HRFC Receive £47,000 Funding from Sport England

March 3rd, 2012

The Committee is delighted to announce that we received, on Friday 2nd March, a cheque from Sport England for £47,000.  This is money allocated from Inspired Facilities, a fund created by Sport England to deliver a London 2012 legacy of...

Last Chance to buy Tickets – 60th Anniversary Ball

March 1st, 2012

Deposit payments ( £10.00 p.p.) for the 60th Anniversary Ball on Sat 19th May are now required if you want to secure your table at the Ball.  The final tickets will be sold this weekend (3rd/4th March). Deposits may be...

Book Your Table for Mothers Day Carvery – 18th March

February 21st, 2012

The regular ‘Sunday Carvery’ at the club is going so well we think you might want to book your table now for Mothers Day to avoid disappointment!  Tables are available from 12.30 – 4pm.  Cost £5.95 – Adults  £3.95 –...

Kara Wins Sports Award for Best One Off Performance

February 21st, 2012

II In March 2011 Havant Ladies played a home fixtue against Southampton Ladies, during this match Kara Palmer scored an amazing 8 tries, a club record.  Tonight some of the Ladies attended the Portsmouth Evening News Sports Awards at Fratton...

HRFC Quiz Night on Friday 23rd March

February 17th, 2012

Open to all Players, Club Members & M&J Parents Bar open from 7.00 p.m. Quiz starts 8.00 p.m. Max. 6 people per team £5.00 entry per Team Fish ‘n Chips £4.95 Prizes for winners & runners up To book you...

Try-umphant Ladies Defeat Trojans at Home 12-5 !!

February 5th, 2012

Havant Manager, Maria Gittoes has never been so proud of the Ladies Team!   At one point they defended the try line for nearly 1o minutes preventing the Trojans from scoring.  They continuously worked to ensure another win for Havant and...

Anniversary Fund Raiser – Sunday 19th 10am – 2pm

February 1st, 2012

Helen Dowdle is hosting a Body Shop Fundraising Event at HRFC on Sunday 19th February from 10am – 2pm. There will be a raffle with all proceeds going towards the 60th Anniversary Fund.  Tickets are available prior to the event. ...

Limited Edition Anniversary Shirts – only a few left…!

January 30th, 2012

We are doing a final order for our Limited Edition 60th Anniversary Shirts. Payment upfront is required.  There are a number of people who have pre-ordered but have not yet paid, we now need payment in full please.   For more information...

England v Scotland – Watch at HRFC this Saturday

January 30th, 2012

We shall be screening the 6 Nations England v Scotland match in the upstairs bar this weekend.  The menu includes Cumberland Sausage & Chips or Fish & Chips. We are also now serving a Carvery every Sunday from 12.30 in the President’s Lounge.  The price...

VOTE!! Kara Palmer – Finalist in The News Sports Awards

January 25th, 2012

Kara Palmer, a regular player for Havant Ladies, has made it through to the final round of The News Sports Awards 2011, for “Best One Off Performance”.  She would like to thank all those who have already voted and remind those who haven’t...

A Word From the Chairman – Jon Mangnall

January 16th, 2012

Following  a great victory against Bracknell at the end of last year, the 1st XV has put in  2 more great performances, firstly away to London Irish last week where we led with five minutes to go only to concede...

Book Swap at HRFC

January 11th, 2012

HRFC are running a Book Swap – please bring in your used/read/pre-loved books and swap them for another book for a 50p donation.  The books are in the downstairs bar by the Squash Club entrance.

Deposits Required – 60th Anniversary Ball – 19th May

January 6th, 2012

Tickets are now on sale for the hugely anticipated 60th Anniversary Ball on Saturday 19th May. Please contact Annie Dunning to pay your £10 deposit (balance payable by 31st March).  Tickets are limited so please book now!

Friendly Fun Match Today at HRFC – KO 13:00

December 31st, 2011

Come along today have a few pre-new year drinks and watch the boys stretch their legs for the last time this year in a fun match.

Match Report – 1st XV Win against Bracknell

December 27th, 2011

A truly exciting match on Saturday the 7th of December saw a triumphant Havant break their drought of wins. Havant dominated most of the match with a large percent of the possession and territorial advantage in their favour, against a...

60th Anniversary Shirts Available from Weds 21st Dec

December 22nd, 2011

‘Old Boys’ shirts which have been specially designed in celebration of our upcoming 60th Anniversary will be in stock in the club shop from Wednesday 21st December….just in time for Christmas!  Limited Stock available at this time. For more information or to...

New Years Eve Party 2011

December 20th, 2011

Come and join us for a FABULOUS New Years Eve Party. £5.00 a head (children free) payable on the door or in advance Delicious Food Dress to Impress Music First drink free if you arrive before 9pm Games and dvd’s...

HRFC Receive Highest Food Hygiene Rating!

December 20th, 2011

During November Havant RFC were inspected by the Local Council Food Safety Officer and as a result of effort from Annie, her staff, along with Harry Wilkinson, Dean Dryhurst, Jason Baldock and many other helpers, the club attained a rating of 5! The Food Safety Officer explained...

Family Christmas Fun Day – 18th December

December 15th, 2011

The day starts at 9.30am and will involve the following:- Father Christmas Grotto with a present for each child Mulled wine Mince Pies Hot Turkey/Pork and Beef Rolls Christmas Carols This fantastic event will be continued throughout the day so people...

Havant Light Opera present an Evening of Christmas

December 14th, 2011

After hosting an amazing Spring Concert at the club Havant Light Opera will return with a Christmas music fiesta!    On the evening of Thursday 15th December there will be a range of choral delights and a selection of carols, including audience...

Book Xmas Lunch….Saturday 17th December

December 14th, 2011

This year’s very popular HRFC Christmas Lunch is to be held on Saturday 17th December prior to the 1st XV v Bracknell match.  The four course meal includes turkey (joint to be carved at your table).  The cost for the lunch...

Club Fundraising Karaoke Xmas Party – 9th Dec

November 22nd, 2011

On Friday 9th December there is a club fundraising night which is in aid raising money to buy a wheelchair lift for the clubhouse. This is effectively the club’s Christmas party, where there will be a Karaoke (donations made per...

VP Lunch – 03rd Dec – Open to all Club Members

November 20th, 2011

Would you like to attend the Vice President’s Lunch on 3rd December,?  This lunch is open to all club members including wives and guests.  The cost is £15.00 per head for a 3 course lunch.  Meet 12.00 pm in the downstairs bar,...

Changes to Level 1 & 2 courses

November 18th, 2011

Level 1 to Build Foundation for U12s From February 1st, 2012 the UKCC Level 1 in Coaching Rugby Union will become the UKCC Level 1 in Coaching Children Rugby Union. This is because the development of the youngest rugby players...

Ladies to take on Hell Runner Challenge – 26 Sept

November 17th, 2011

A few of girls from HRFC ladies team have decided to take up the challenge & have entered Hell Runner Down South 2011 as team ‘Dangerous Daisys’ which takes place at Longmoor Military Training Camp, near Bordon in Hampshire at...

Use of Base Layers in Cold Weather

November 14th, 2011

In Octobers RFU Touchline magazine, they have printed a clear statement on the use of baselayers for u18 year old players. ‘Following enquiries from coaches and parents, the RFU have confirmed that it is permissible under RFU Regulations for young...

RBS Six Nations 2012 – Ticket Application

November 14th, 2011

England has only two home games this seasons in the 2012 Six Nations,  these are against Wales and Ireland , if you wish to apply for tickets, please complete the application form and return to Nigel Dade   If you have...

HRFC Live Music & Curry Night Sat 12th November

November 11th, 2011

Come along to HRFC for our Live Music and Curry night with fab band Sly Hardy – call Annie to book your tickets now! Annie – 07961 614703 Email –

11/11 – Lest We Forget!

November 11th, 2011

For those who have fallen each and everyone of us owe you so much. To the men & women currently serving & protecting us, we suppport everything you do for us, please come home safe. Please note as a mark...

U8’s Have Fun at the Shaping The Game Festival

November 7th, 2011

New Milton 30th October 2011   Well a change from last year at New Milton, rather than being faced with a very cold but clear day, this time it started raining as soon as we arrived and continued pretty much...

FPA & AGM – 2011/12 Dates for your Diary

November 7th, 2011

Here are the FPA & AGM lunch dates for the remainder of this season:- Saturday November 12th 2011    Pre-Match Lunch (1st XV Home to Luton) Saturday January 28th 2012        Pre-Match Lunch (1st XV Home to Dorking) Saturday March 3rd 2012             Pre-Match...

Havant Ladies 24 – 12 Trojans

October 23rd, 2011

Well today was a big day in rugby terms, no, not the Rugby World cup final where the mighty All Blacks beat the French by single point, no I mean the game played out at Stoneham Lane where Havant Ladies...

Solent BaBas U16s take on Berkshire U16s

October 21st, 2011

Solent Barbarians U16s made up of Gosport and Fareham RFC, Havant RFC and Portsmouth RFC, take on the might of Berkshire U16s at Gosport Park this Sunday (23rd Oct) Kick Off 1400. After two successful seasons convincingly beating Hampshire A...

HRFC Welcomes Pete Austin – read feature in ‘The News’

October 18th, 2011

Click here to read the article featured in The News last week.

Are you Rugby Ready?

October 17th, 2011

On Saturday morning, 5th November, Havant RFC are hosting a Rugby Ready course on behalf of the Hants SE cluster. The IRB Rugby Ready programme was launched in October 2007 to educate, aid and support players, coaches, match officials and Unions...

RWC Final Breakfast @ HRFC Sun 23rd October 9am

October 17th, 2011

Come along and watch the RWC Final – France v New Zealand this Sunday 23rd October 2011 To book your table and breakfast call Annie – 07961 614703 or email

Minis and Juniors Fundraising Event – Friday 14th October

October 13th, 2011

Mini and Juniors Fund Raising Event Friday 14th October (in the downstairs bar from 7 pm) Ladies and Gents welcome! Come along and sample some of the Body Shop products Why not pick up your Christmas presents early… lots to...

Martha ‘Strongarm’ Armstrong completes TA Army Training

October 10th, 2011

On the 7th October Martha ‘Strongarm’ Armstrong successfully passed out from her Territorial Army basic training.  Martha is now officially Sig. Armstrong and will now go on to complete her formal signals training.  She played for Havant Ladies for two...

Taylor Made Announce Continued Support

October 5th, 2011

Click here to see the Press Release

Mariners Begin Cup Defence Against Pompey Vets

October 5th, 2011

Having started the season with big wins against Trojans and Ventnor, the Mariners are in action this Saturday at Rugby Camp against last seasons losing finalists and arch rivals Portsmouth. Kick off is at 12:30pm so please come along and...

Ladies Make It 3 Wins Out Of 3 !

October 4th, 2011

Saturday saw the Ladies travel all the way around and into London to take on Hackney Ladies for their second league game of the season. After watching England qualify and knock out Scotland in the last few minues of the...

Ladies off to a flying start in their league campaign

September 19th, 2011

Havant Ladies 57 v Nil Hampstead Ladies The first league match of the season with the ladies feeling very nervous, and especially so as their lead coach Chris Pecorella being unavailable, and having the opportunity to play on the main pitch.  Sarah...

HRFC features on Sky Sports (see You Tube Link)

September 14th, 2011

You Tube – Havant Rugby Club Feature on Sky Sport An initiative started by our own Martin Balls addressing standards of Touchline Behaviour has been championed by the RFU who have issued the letter below and ‘Spectator Card’ to all...

Rugby World Cup Breakfasts @ HRFC

September 10th, 2011

Please call Annie on 07961 614703 or email to book your table & breakfast Next England Game – England v Romania Saturday 24th September @ 7am

Young Godfrey plays for Scotland U16 RL

September 9th, 2011

We are delighted to hear that Daniel Godfrey the son of former Havant Colt Dave Godfrey (from the Will Knight and Jon Mangnall era!) and the grandson of Russ Godfrey has been getting rave reviews captaining Scotland’s U16 rugby league...

Havant RFC Under 9s Twickenham Experience.

September 5th, 2011

For any past, present or future player of rugby the blades of grass at rugby headquarters, otherwise known as Twickenham Stadium, are seen as hallowed turf. This is especially true if you are English. I am sure however that even...

2011 Golfin Dolphins…and the winner is……

September 4th, 2011

GOLFIN’ DOLPHINS 2011 ROWLANDS CASTLE GOLF CLUB Forty players enjoyed the 21st competition and as usual, the weather was warm with no wind to spoil the day. Despite this only 6 players played to par or under. Perhaps the handicap...

Eng vs Arg – Kick Off the World Cup with us: 10 Sept

September 1st, 2011

The World cup is almost here, so set your alarm clocks and come down on the morning of Saturday 10th Sept, when England kick off their world cup campaign against Argentina at 9.30am. The club will be open from 8.30am,...

3rd Sept – vs Tring, lunch & Club social

August 22nd, 2011

Big day at the club as Saturday 3rd September sees the 1stXV start their N3L&SE league campaign at home against Tring with the Ladies hosting a pre-match lunch and in the evening we have a club night with live music from The...

2011 Golfin Dolphin Tee Times Announced

August 20th, 2011

09-30 –James Davenport–Doug Moody–Dave Rees      09-38–Denny Limburn–Colin Curnow–John Bartle     09-46–Pete Stephens–Chris Whitfield–John Garrett   09-54–Roger Boydell–Dolly Grey–Chris Jones               10-02–Chris Cook–Brit Pearce–John Davenport       10-10–Rob Mathews–Steve Stapleton–Rob Allsop   10-18–Pete Russell–Steve Boydell–Derek Morris         10-26–John Cotton–Mathew Cotton–Alan Newton     10-34–Andy White–Chris Bentley–James Stratford   12-30–Mark Chivers–Pete...

An Evening With..Tim Robbins; A Paranormal Experience

August 12th, 2011

Limited spaces!! We are pleased to announce that the renowned medium Tim Robbins will be holding ‘A Paranormal Experience Evening’ at the club on Wednesday 31st August. -Venue: Havant RFC, Hooks Lane, Fraser Road, Havant PO9 3EJ -Time: Doors open at...

Watch Ireland vs England Warm Up Game – 27th Aug @ 3pm

August 10th, 2011

Come along to the club to watch Ireland v England on Saturday 27th August at 3pm, Ireland host England at the newly opened Aviva Stadium in the world cup warm up fixtures. The club will be open from 2pm and the...

Soul & Motown Dance & Dine Supper – 26th Aug

August 5th, 2011

On Friday 26th August we have a Soul & Motown evening with the Dynamic voice of Jo Paige! This is the latest supper evening event at the club, cost: £15 per person including a 2 course curry supper Please reserve your...

Pre-season Warm Up Fixtures

August 3rd, 2011

Havant have three warm-up fixtures arranged before the start of the season Saturday 20th Aug – vs Haywards Heath – home, 3pm kick off Thursday 25th Aug – vs Newbury Blues – away,  7pm kick off Saturday 27th Aug – Southsea Nomads...

Golfin Dolphins Event – Tuesday 30th August

August 1st, 2011

Sponsored by SEWARD HAVANT Dear Golfin Dolphin, Your invitation to this years Golfin Dolphins Thrash at Rowland’s Castle Golf Club on Tuesday 30th August. Unfortunately for you, but maybe not for me, I will be in the US of A...

Coaches Meeting Wednesday 3rd Aug

July 29th, 2011

Apologies for the confusion we can confirm; Wednesday 3rd Aug (7.30pm) there is a general meeting for HRFC coaches, being held in the main bar area. Current areas for discussion: -Shaping the Game pilot update -Changes to continuum -Law updates -Coach...

Yo is running the Bristol half marathon

July 27th, 2011

Yolanda and her sister are running the Bristol Half Marathon to raise money for Clic Sargent – please support Yo’s efforts to honour the memory of her beautiful daughter Daisy. Message from Yolanda On September 11th I’m running the...

Gales HSB Cup competitions draws

July 21st, 2011

At the Hampshire RFU AGM last night, the draws for the Hampshire RFU Gales HSB Cup, Bowl, Plate and Veterans competitions were made, and has thrown up a number of very exciting clashes. Hampshire Cups draws which effect Havant 1stXV and...

Summer StreetSport 2011

July 10th, 2011

We are please to announce the Havant RFC will be hosting several TAG rugby sessions on behalf of StreetSport throughout the Summer holidays. Tag Rugby is a great way to keep active. The fast, snappy pace of the game means that...

Rugby preseason update

July 1st, 2011

On Thursday 8th July senior mens preseason training starts. Please note there will be a meeting for all players in the club house at 7pm with our new DoR – Will Knight. ………………………………………. Havant ladies first pre-season fitness session is on...

AGM update

July 1st, 2011

At last nights AGM the following people were elected into the  posts within the club for the 2011-12 season. Club Officers: President – Harry Wilkinson Chairman – Jon Mangnall Honorary Secretary – Nigel Dade Director of House and Ground –...

2011-12 Non-award and CPD courses released

June 23rd, 2011

Over the last several weeks clubs within the region have been meeting with the RFU Player & Coach Development team to build the 2011/12 season Non-award and CPD course for the Southern Region. Start Rugby is the TAG rugby course...

HRFC Academy End of Season Dinner 2011

June 10th, 2011

On the 3rd June the Annual Colts Academy Dinner took place at the club. A Fantastic evening of celebration attended by the Academy’s main sponsor, Vicky Stringer (Cambridge Volvo) and Club Chairman, Jon Mangnall, and was capped by the annual...

Deloitte Summer Touch Rugby Tournament 2011

June 9th, 2011

Calling Teams! Hello all, We would like to gauge the level of interest for running the 4th annual Deloitte summer touch rugby tournament.  For those of you who have entered in the past you will know that it is a...

Rob Matthews to take a Moonlit Memories Walk

June 7th, 2011

On June 18th 2011 Rob Matthews is taking part in Moonlight Memories walk, which is a 12 mile walk (at night) to raise money for the Rowan’s Hospice. Rowan’s Hospice are a charity that provide respite care for those with...

Calling Notice: Havant RFC AGM-Thurs 30th June @ 7pm

June 5th, 2011


Shaping the Game – Coaches Day

June 2nd, 2011

There will be a training day for the coaches of mini rugby age groups U7 – U10 (2011/2012 season) to be held at Trojans FC Eastleigh on Saturday the 25th June. ~U7 & U8 coaching session will be held in...

Come along to the ‘Bike Ride and Brunch Club’ – 18th June

June 1st, 2011

Saturday 18th June sees the second of our new FREE bi-weekly Bike Ride and Brunch Club. If you a fancy coming along, please bring your bike along to the club for a 09.45hrs.  The ride will use recognised local cycle routes for about...

Fantastic Young Person Opportunity – vRugby Youth Activator

May 30th, 2011

To ensure that the RFU continue to develop our young volunteers within clubs, schools, Universities and FE Colleges for next season we need to have “V Rugby Youth Activators” within each CB (ideally in larger CB’s 2). These Youth Activators (18-25yrs)...

HRFC member graduates from the RFU Leadership Academy

May 26th, 2011

On Wednesday 25th May Darren Kingham-Scott, alongside the 15 other Leadership delegates from Hampshire and Surrey, attended the RFU Leadership Academy Celebration and review evening hosted by Winchester RFC, with special guest LeRoy Angel – former RFU President. For the...

Places still available for Summer touch

May 26th, 2011

There are still places available for the 3rd Annual Havant RFC Mixed Touch Rugby Tournament which starts on Wednesday 8th June (19:00-21:00) to be held at the club and will run for 6 weeks. This year the ladies will be team...

Dolphins and AXV Merit table fixures released

May 26th, 2011

Hampshire have released the Merit table fixutes for the coming season. Dolphins open their league campaign on the 10th Sept at home vs Portsmouth 2’s. AXV play their first league game on the 17th Sept for an away trip to...


May 26th, 2011

“COACHING TODAY – THE HAMPSHIRE WAY” HAMPSHIRE R.F.U. COACHING CONFERENCE 10th JULY 2011 AT WIDE LANE SPORTS COMPLEX, SOUTHAMPTON Following the successful Coach Education programme run through the winter the Hampshire Coaching Committee invite coaches responsible for Adult, Youth and...

Senior club AGM 30th June – M&J AGM 7th July

May 24th, 2011

The Senior club AGM will be held in the upstairs bar on the evening of Thursday 30th June. Calling notices will be sent out at the end of this week. Please note – any correspondences for the AGM, must be...

Havant open their league campaign vs Tring

May 24th, 2011

The National 3 London  & South East fixtures have been released and Havant 1st XV open & close their 2011-12 campaign against Tring.   The 2011/12 season sees five ‘new’ clubs come into our league, these are: Canterbury – relegated from N2 South, Tonbridge...

Sirens Win Plate for Worthing 10’s!!

May 20th, 2011

The Sirens won the Plate for the Worthing 10’s. They only lost one game all day and that was to London Irish. An excellent all round team performance that finished off a very successful season for the Under 15’s.  Well...

Watch the Aviva Premiership final at the club

May 20th, 2011

Leicester vs Saracens Aviva Premiership Final Saturday 28th May – 15:00   The Aviva Premiership Final is the biggest and most revered event in the Rugby Union calendar. Previously known as the Guinness Premiership Final, the Aviva Premiership Final is...

April 2011 Cheese & Wine Winners!

May 17th, 2011

Name Amount Draw Number D Tucker £500 160 Fred French £200 245 Alan Riley £100 220 Bill Pitt £100 154 Harry Wilkinson £100 193 Harry Wilkinson £100 174 Julia Hayward £100 16 Jacqueline James £50 131 P M Humphreys £20...

Saturday 2nd July – evening of supper and crooning

May 12th, 2011

Saturday 2nd July we have a Michael Bublé tribute singer specially flown in from Spain.   This is the latest supper evening event at the club with dancing to Markyb later in the evening. Cost: £15 per person including supper Please...

Sad loss of 2 club men

May 11th, 2011

We have some sad news to relay and we are sure that most of you will know one of the people concerned – if not both. Sadly we were informed by telephone Wednesday morning that one of Havant RFC founder...

Indoor Boutique Market – 14th May – stalls available!

May 4th, 2011

Havant Rugby Club are introducting it’s first indoor boutique market selling local crafts, jewellery and high quality pre-loved clothes/goods – please contact Annie (Tel: 07961 614703 or via email:  if you would like to book a stall -introductory offer £10...

15% sale in the club shop this Sunday

April 29th, 2011

On Sunday 1st May there will be a one day end of season sale, with a 15% discount on items in the club shop.   Don’t forget this is your last chance this season to purchase your rugby kit! Shop will be open...


April 20th, 2011

“COACHING TODAY – THE HAMPSHIRE WAY” HAMPSHIRE R.F.U. COACHING CONFERENCE 10th JULY 2011 AT WIDE LANE SPORTS COMPLEX, SOUTHAMPTON Following the successful Coach Education programme run through the winter the Hampshire Coaching Committee invite coaches responsible for Adult, Youth and...

New Recruitment Zone

April 19th, 2011

Havant RFC are always actively recruiting players, volunteers, coaches and referees. On the playing side we are looking to recruit players, coaches and referees for our Senior, Social, Academy, Ladies, Mini and Junior squads. Off the pitch always have opportunities for people to...

All Havant Juniors finish on a high

April 17th, 2011

The 2010/11 season has seen a successful campaign for all the Havant Junior teams. The U16’s retained their title as Hampshire champions after winning the league in a close fought race with Winchester, that wasn’t decided until the last match...

u13s Cup final match report

April 17th, 2011

Massive cheer was had as Havant come out to take the field, with something near 200 to watch the game it was quite a noise! Havant kicked kick off attacking right to left, ball allowed to bounce and gathered by...

Hants u13s Cup final – Havant 36 Trojans 5

April 17th, 2011

final score in the Hampshire u13s Cup final was Havant 36 Trojans 5 – match report to be posted

Academy in title decider this Sunday at ‘the Lane’

April 15th, 2011

As well as the u13s cup final in the morning, Sunday afternoon sees 2 more massive games down at the lane, with both the Havant Academy 1 and 2 sides (sponsored by Cambridge Garage Volvo) taking on both Winchester colts sides. The highlight...

HRFC u13s in Hants cup final – Sunday 17th April @ 11am

April 13th, 2011

On Sunday 17th March, Havant u13s face Trojans u13s in the Hampshire cup Final at Hooks Lanes The team face strong opposition in Trojans, who have only lost 2 games this season; a narrow loss to Alton and also to...

Summer Touch is back!

April 11th, 2011

Havant Mixed Touch Rugby Tournament will start on Wednesday 8th June (19:00-21:00) to be held at the club and will run for 6 weeks. This year the ladies will be team captains and will choose players on the 1st Wednesday...

Save The Date – End of Season Ball 7th May 2011

April 10th, 2011

Saturday May 7th 2011 HRFC End of Season Ball HMS Collingwood £35 per head – Tables of 10 6.30pm for a 7pm start Carriages @ 1.30am Dancing to ‘In the Red’ All welcome, please try to fill a table with your...

2 bonus points ensure N3L&SE status

April 9th, 2011

Not a game for the faint hearted – 19 nil down after 20mins – looked like it was going to be a bad day for Havant. But a little bit of a rally (plus 2 yelloow cards for Bishop Stortfords...

Havant RFC are “tweeting” on Twitter!

April 7th, 2011

Havant RFC are now on Twitter! As from early April We will be feeding items and news onto our Twitter account. Hopefully from next season will be providing ‘tweets’ during our matches to keep people posted on the game. So why not...

HRFC Ladies Host Quiz Night – 8th April @ 7.30pm

April 6th, 2011

Bring friends and family along to Havant RFC for our fantastic quiz night, and help us raise money for our Tour! Tickets £5.00 Upstairs Bar  Food included Enquires: Team Manager – Maria: 07772600568         Social Secretary – Roxy: 07540605833

Freddie is crowned Prop Idol 2011

April 5th, 2011

Last night saw keenly fought competition for the final of Prop Idol hosted at London Irish. Which saw Havant’s, Freddie Boyce crowned u13s winner! Freddie said “….it was a great experience and a tough competition also a privilege to be...

1st XV v Bishops Stortford – coach spaces available

April 5th, 2011

There is a coach departing from HRFC for Bishops Stortford on Saturday morning at 10.30a.m.  Any supporters who would like to attend the game and travel on the coach are most welcome! Please contact Mick Chalk if you would like to...

Havant Rugby Mini Festival – Sunday 10th April

April 5th, 2011

The Havant Rugby Mini Festival will take place at Havant Rugby Club, Hooks Lane on Sunday 10 April. Teams from as far afield as Luton and Jersey will be taking part, with children aged from 6 to 12 competing for...

England XV v Barbarians – Special Ticket Offer

April 1st, 2011

England XV v Barbarian application 2011   An England XV take on the Barbarians on Sunday 29th May 2011, and there is a special 2 for 1 ticket offer, together with Junior tickets  price, so don’t miss this opportunity  to visit the...

Quiz night – hosted by Havant Ladies

March 31st, 2011

As part of their tour fund the Havant Ladies Rugby Team have organised a fun filled quiz night at the rugby club on Friday the 8th of April. Tickets will only cost you £5 and there is a meal included....

HRFC Player of the Season – Grant Morris

March 31st, 2011

HAVANT RFC’S PLAYER OF THE SEASON  AND  WINNER OF THE GORDON SPARSHATT MEMORIAL CUP  IS  GRANT MORRIS Now in his 22nd season with the Club, Grant Morris, who has played at every age group with Havant, has enjoyed County honours...

DOR Praises players and Hooks Lane faithful

March 30th, 2011

Adam King the Director of Rugby was full of praise for his troops after they dug out a vital win and a double over Staines. This was a massive victory for us, and gets us within touching distance of National League...

Sandra Whitehead Awarded Achievment Award!

March 30th, 2011

This year Club President Harry Wilkinson awarded the Dr Rutherford trophy to Sandra Whitehead in recognition for her work in leading a team who created and launched the new website. He made special mention to the team of Darren Kingham-Scott,...

Easter Street Sports – TAG rugby

March 29th, 2011

We are please to announce the Havant RFC will be hosting two TAG rugby sessions on behalf of StreetSport. Tag Rugby is a great way to keep active. The fast, snappy pace of the game means that you definately won’t get...

Well Done Hannah!!

March 28th, 2011

On Sunday 13th March Havant Girls and Solent Siren Number 8, Hannah West represented London & South East Under 15 against the South West at Newbury RFC. London & South East were vicitorious in a hard fought match. This is a tremendous...

Havant U15’s – Undefeated Champions!!

March 28th, 2011

Havant U15’s finished a great season off on Sunday with a 50 to 12 win against Fordingbridge. This ended a season where the U15’s were unbeaten in the League. They now look forward to playing in Division 1 and are...

Investec World Cup Warm Up Games

March 25th, 2011

England have arranged three warm up games in August prior to the World Cup, these being against Wales at Twickenham 6th August, and then away at Cardiff on the 13th August and Ireland in Dublin on the 27th. Should any...

C’mon the Hav!!

March 23rd, 2011

We face a vital league fixture this Saturday against Staines which could dictate our future at this level, and we need our Hooks Lane faithful to turn out in numbers. With no internationals to watch it is a great opportunity...

Cancelled: back play from set piece – 23rd March

March 22nd, 2011

We regret to announce that the CPD planned for Wednesday 23rd March has had to be cancelled. Future CPD events at the club and at cluster level are currently being planned and being booked in. For further information on courses...

Next 250 Club Cheese & Wine Evening 28th April

March 21st, 2011

Cheese & Wine Evening plus Draw for 250 Club Members 28th April @ 7pm Contact Annie Dunning 023 9247 7843 for more information

8 try haul for the Ladies XV Captain!

March 21st, 2011

Havant Ladies finished the end of their league campaign with a resounding 57-nil victory over friends & rivals Southampton Ladies. Impressive though the score line was, and one of the tries being scored by Havant debutant Jariya Sime, this was all...

£1 per peck – kisses for sale!

March 21st, 2011

On Saturday 26th March when Havant 1stXV play Staines at home in their final home game of the season, members of the ladies team will be selling kisses at a £1 a peck to raise money for their 1st ever team tour.

2pm kick off away – 1stXV vs Gosport & Fareham

March 16th, 2011

Saturday 19th March sees Havant travel to Gosport & Fareham, for the semi-final of the HSB Gales Cup. Please be aware that the agreed kick off time, is 2pm. Directions to Gosport & Fareham can be found by clicking here

20th March – Ladies final league game of the season

March 16th, 2011

On this coming Sunday 20th March, Havant ladies have their final league game of the season and would like to get as much support down at the ‘Lane’ as possible. The Ladies are looking for a final win of the...

Solent Barbarians U15’s 22-7 Hampshire A U15’s

March 16th, 2011

The fantastic game was played under the floodlights at Burnaby Road on Friday night with the Barbarians being the victors  by 22 to 7.   Havant U15’s had 8 boys in the squad with all of the Havant boys having exceptional...

Hampshire U15’s top the Hampshire Div 2 League

March 11th, 2011

With one game to go at home on the 27th March against Fordingbridge the Havant U15’s can’t be caught at the top of The Hampshire Division 2 League.  They remain unbeaten and are looking forward to making it a 100%...

Girls Night Out Saturday 26th March

March 10th, 2011

Sorry Ladies but this event has been postponed until further notice. For more information contact : Annie Dunning 023 9247 7843

Riding into the wild, wild, west!

March 8th, 2011

The annual Mini & Junior tour taking place over the Easter Weekend with a theme of the Wild Wild West. But for one of the U11s touring Dads & coaches, Ian Dowdle, has decided that he is going to use...

Havant 32 v 20 Ampthill

March 5th, 2011

Havant secured a good victory today down at home against 4th place visitors Ampthill. The win plus two bonus points will go a long way to Havant’s campaign to secure their N3 London & SE status. Tries from Liam Davenport, Jarryd Robinson, Dickie Duke,...

Good luck to Havant u12s and u11s

March 5th, 2011

The committee extend good luck wishes to the Havant u12’s & u11’s teams who are competing in the Hampshire festivals this coming Sunday at Portsmouth Rugby Camp.

Match preview – Ampthill

March 4th, 2011

Havant continue their fight for National League survival with a crucial contest against fourth-placed Ampthill at Hooks Lane (kick off 3pm). Defeat last weekend at fellow three London & south east relegation-battlers Basingstoke was a major disapointment. ‘We need to...

Havant Mini Festival 10th April – spaces available….

March 3rd, 2011

There are still a few spaces left at U8, U9, U10 & U11. Please contact Brian Martin at:-

Mariners sunk by the Royal Navy vets

March 3rd, 2011

As predicted the game was an extremely hard fought battle down at Burnaby Rd, but the sizable crowd saw the Royal Navy eventually run out 15-6 winners. There was full level of committment to the contact areas during the game, which...

CPD – Back play from Set piece (Youth) 23rd March

March 2nd, 2011

On the evening of Wednesday 23rd March Havant are hosting the CPD – back play from Set piece (Youth). This CPD is aimed at Coaches of Youth Players (13-18). The coach will be able to establish with players, the principles...

Havant to host TAG course Saturday 12th March

February 27th, 2011

Havant are please to announce that we will be holding a TAG course at Hooks Lane on Saturday 12th March at 9.30am. The TAG course is ideal for new (and possibly old!) coaches at u6s/7s/8s where you will learn the basic skills...

1st XV lose to Basingstoke

February 26th, 2011

Havant travelled upto local Hampshire rivals Basingstoke today for the relagation battle clash. But the 1stXV came away with the one result that no-one within the club hoped for. Result: Basingstoke 20-3 Havant With that result Havant remain 4th from bottom and only...

HRFC FPA Sportsman’s Dinner (& AGM)18 March-Book Now!

February 16th, 2011

HRFC FPA SPORTSMAN’S DINNER (& AGM) FRIDAY 18 MARCH 2011 – CLUBHOUSE Organised by the HRFC Former Players Association, this annual event is one of the highlights of the Club’s Social Season. It is a ‘gentleman’s evening’ and is open...

1st XV secure vital win at home to Bishops Stortford

February 14th, 2011

Havant 1st XV secured a vital win at home on Saturday to Bishops Stortford – for a full match report go to 1st XV Results/Fixtures page… More News… Stapes Reaches Milestone Hav’s Steve Stapleton had double cause for celebration on...

HRFC Director of Rugby wishes injured players a swift recovery…

February 14th, 2011

2010-2011 has been a season where the 1st XV squad has been decimated by injury, but as a club we would like to wish the following players a particularly safe, and swift recovery. Skipper Steve Cruddas suffered a particularly nasty...

Havant Ladies record their first victory of the season!

February 13th, 2011

Havant Ladies recorded first win of their league campaign with an impressive 32-nil victory when they travelled to Southampton RFC today to play in some pretty awful conditions. “…fantastic team performance in quite bad conditions, really proud of them as today they played...

Mariners Victorious Defence of Hants Vets Cup

January 27th, 2011

On Saturday 5th February 2011, the Mariners went head to head with local rivals Portsmouth Vets in defence of the John Sneezum Trophy. The two teams last faced each other back in October, where a hard fought game ended in honours...

Launch of HRFC’s super new website!

January 24th, 2011

Here at last is your new look HRFC website where we bring all of the club together in one site for the first time. There will be up to date news every week, with the Havant scores updated for all...

Bess the “Balldog”

January 14th, 2011

An eight years-old brindle Boxer called Bess is the pride and joy of Havant Rugby Club after finding nearly 150 lost rugby balls and saving the club hundreds of pounds. Bess lives with her owners, Bryan and Sue Perolls, just down...

Sunday 6th Feb – Minis away at Winchester Festival

January 2nd, 2011

On Sunday 6th February, all Minis age groups are away at Winchester Festival

Great new Havant RFC Website

December 21st, 2010

Here at last is your new look HRFC website where we bring all of the club together in one site for the first time. There will be up to date news every week, with the Havant scores updated for all...

RFU Licence to Skill!

December 21st, 2010

All RFU level1/2/3/4 qualified (or past equivalent) rugby coaches who are registered on Rugby First and have uptodate contact details and a current CRB will receive an email in the New Year inviting them to apply for their licence from the 18th January. Coach Licence Scheme For...

Prop Idol 2010-11

December 1st, 2010

The dates for this seasons Rugby Prop Idol have been released: 15th November – Heat – Ellingham & Ringwood RFC 17th January – Heat – US Portsmouth RFC 7th February – Heat – Andover RFC 14th March – Heat –...

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