The First Lions Test will be on at the Club on Saturday. All welcome. There will be Presidential Breakfasts served at half time for those that want.
See you there
Orkney RFC have been drawn away against Dumfries Saints in the first round of a new format BT National League Cup which excludes all Premiership teams & the top half of National League 1, who now play in a separate competition.
The match is due to be played on Saturday 26 August and you can see the draws in full here.
Scottish Rugby have confirmed the National League fixtures for the upcoming season
Orkney RFC 1st XV's first league match is on Saturday 2nd September at home against Highland, following a cup tie the preceding week which is yet to be drawn.
Teams joining our league from National 2 are Ardrossan Academicals & Hillhead Jordanhill who replace promoted Lasswade & Dumfries Saints
The 3 promoted regional league teams are Gordonians, Murrayfield Wanderers and Newton Stewart - replacing Perthshire, Livingston & Greenock Wanderers who have been relegated.
The club calendar has been updated with the new fixtures including map links to away clubs if you would like to come along and cheer on the team.
These are also listed on the fixtures page along with a list of Scotland's Summer Tour, Autumn International & Lions Test match kick off times & locations.
The full list of men’s national league fixtures can also be downloaded here.
Lost Property - Please see the attached photos of the items that need to be picked up from the Rugby Club asap.
They include training gear (hoodies, joggies, hats and jackets etc) from Mini's right to Seniors and also 'going out' clothes from home matches and the Rugby 7's weekend.
They are all in changing room 1 and the Club will be open from 6:30pm to 8pm this Tuesday night (30th May) and from 8am to noon on Saturday 3rd June).
Any items not collected within this period will be donated to the local Charity shops.
Dear Club Member / player / parent.
Orkney RFC wishes to celebrate all its achievements during the 50th Anniversary Season by inviting you to our Annual Club Awards Night.
Orkney RFC prides itself in the ethos of being a Rugby Family and would like as many people to gather together to share the achievements of the 2016/17 season. We aim to re-present some awards on the evening, so that all sections can be involved. These awards span the Minis, Youth Rugby and Senior Women and Men.
We would like to open this invitation out to all current club members, junior players, parents, senior players, voluntary coaches & newly elected committee members.
A group photograph of the award winners will also be taken to commemorate the 50th Anniversary.
A finger buffet will be provided for all our guests, with further refreshments available at the bar (soft drinks will be available for our younger members).
We look forward to seeing you there!
When / Where: 6:00pm till 7:30pm—Saturday May 20th @ ORFC Lounge
Dress Code: Club Attire / Smart
Watch the draw for the pool stages of the 2019 Rugby World Cup from Kyoto, Japan:
Hearts & Balls won the Orkney Builders Orkney Sevens with a 24-12 win over hosts Orkney, the culmination of a great day of rugby all round.
The 50th Annual Orkney Sevens tournament takes place at Picky on Saturday 29th April.
Main Tournament Registration is at 10:30am, draw at 11:30 and the Main Tournament starts at 12:30pm.
Mini Rugby Tournament - 10am kick-off with players to meet at 9:30am.
Rookies - Meet at 11am on the normal pitch.
U14's 7's Tournament is from 10:30am on the pitch at the back of the Clubhouse (players meet at 10am)
U16s 7's Match on the pitch at the back of the Clubhouse approx. 2:30pm (Players meet at 2pm).
Ladies Tournament will start from 1pm.
Just in case you missed all the unofficial official announcements yesterday you can watch the official official Lions Squad announcement here live from 12 noon:
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