Open Day – Meet the Players plus Wales v England!

Open Day – Meet the Players plus Wales v England!

We would like to invite all members, mini and youth players and club supporters to an Open Day this Saturday, 17th August at Dillingham Park. There will be an opportunity to watch an open training session from 1200 – 1330 for the 1st XV squad including the majority of our new signings! We will then
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Membership for 2019/20 Season

Membership for 2019/20 Season

Membership for next season at Ampthill Rugby Club will open Mid-August. Please do not cancel your direct debit or you will need to set up your account again! Many thanks in advance – further updates will be posted here and on all club social media channels. regards Lyn & Mike Membership Committee
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Beer Festival

Beer Festival

Don’t forget that the annual Rugby Club Beer Festival takes place this Saturday, 22nd June. Thank you to our main event sponsors Fiona Gray Financial Planning and Haines Watts for their generous support, plus all of the local businesses who have sponsored barrels. https://www.graymoney.co.uk/ https://www.hwca.com/
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Annual Dinner & Dance Pictures

Annual Dinner & Dance Pictures

All of the pictures are now available for you to view and download as you wish from the Club Flickr account. Thank you again to Jean-Paul from Ampthill Camera Club for sparing his time on the evening. https://www.flickr.com/gp/181877908@N07/513j0q
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1881 – Zoo Shield 1 Presentation

1881 – Zoo Shield 1 Presentation

Members of the Ampthill 1881 squad were invited to the league winners’ presentation for the Zoo Sports Shield. Presenting the award at the East India Club in St. James Square, London was league patron and New Zealand All Black Legend, Sean Fitzpatrick. Picking up the award were Michael Lavery, Coach Alan Brown, Team Manager Nick
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1st Signing of the Summer for A’s!

1st Signing of the Summer for A’s!

As we prepare for our maiden season in the Greene King IPA Championship, we are pleased to announce our first signing of the summer, Bex Lane Bex joins us with a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry and will be managing the clubhouse and match day bars from 1st June. Mark Lavery, Director of Rugby
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End of Season Awards – 2018/19

End of Season Awards – 2018/19

The Annual Dinner & Dance on Friday night was a great success and was attended by in excess of 275 players, members, sponsors and volunteers. A huge thank you to everybody who contributed to a superb event, but especially Club Honorary Secretary Alaine Clark who it seemed was working 247 for weeks to ensure that
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Ampthill Beer Festival – 22nd June 2019

Ampthill Beer Festival – 22nd June 2019

The annual Ampthill RUFC Beer Festival will be held again on Saturday 22nd June. This year we will have 32 Real Ales plus Ciders, Perrys and plenty of choice for the non-beer/cider drinkers. We hope you can join us for what is always a fun afternoon/evening with Live Music, BBQ, Hog Roast and a Boules
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Ampthill Three Legged Race – 25th May 2019

Ampthill Three Legged Race – 25th May 2019

This years Ampthill Three Legged Race takes place on 25th MAY 2019 Start & Registration – The Engine and Tender 11:30am (Minimum sponsorship £20-00 per person please) (Participants must be over 18) Finish, Presentations and Barbeque – Ampthill Rugby Club All Proceeds will support our charity work in Gambia and Local Projects Collect your Sponsor
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Clubhouse Opening Hours

Clubhouse Opening Hours

Please note that the Clubhouse will only be open on a Thursday evening, and from 7pm until the end of May.   (With exception of tonights EGM – 01.05.2019) Please also note that Sunday 5th May will be a ‘Fun Day’ for Mini & Youth and then we will have presentations for Mini & Youth
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Dinner & Dance – Fri 10th May – Don’t Miss Out!

Dinner & Dance – Fri 10th May – Don’t Miss Out!

It’s been an amazing season for the Club on the field – why not come along to the Club Dinner & Dance next Friday night and help us celebrate? We still have a few tables available for 8, 10 or 12. Proceedings start at 730 with a three course meal – you will be entertained
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NOTICE: Sat 6th April – Clubhouse Closed

NOTICE: Sat 6th April – Clubhouse Closed

Dear All Players & Members Please note that the Clubhouse will be closed on Saturday 6th April aas we have no home fixtures. Our 1st XV are away at Birmingham Moseley and 1881’s are away in Jersey. Follow on Twitter for live score updates @AmpthillRufc Normal service will resume on Sunday 7th Many thanks The
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Senior Rugby Update – Come on you A’s!

Senior Rugby Update – Come on you A’s!

Sat 30th of March will go down as a point in history for Ampthill & District Community Rugby Club. With Josh Sharpe’s 78th minute try completing the comeback against Rosslyn Park to maintain the 1st XV position at the top of National One, all five of our Ampthill senior teams now lead the respective competitions
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1st XV Match Days at Dillingham Park

1st XV Match Days at Dillingham Park

Dear All Members & Visitors   As we achieve more success on the pitch with our 1st XV, we as a club are looking to enhance the match day experience for everybody visiting Dillingham Park.   From this Saturday, 30th March fixture against Rosslyn Park FC we will be making the following changes: Match stewards will
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Gold Members Lunch – Sat 30th March

Gold Members Lunch – Sat 30th March

This is a last call for Gold Members to claim their inclusive lunch at the club during the 2018/19 season. We still have approximately 30 places available for the lunch on Sat 30th March prior to our penultimate home game against Rosslyn Park FC. These will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
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SAVE THE DATE! Annual Dinner & Dance

SAVE THE DATE! Annual Dinner & Dance

The Annual Club Dinner & Dance will be held this year on Friday 10th May 2019! The evening will commence at 6pm so book the afternoon off work and get there early!  More details to follow in due course.  The Events Committee.  
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An Evening With Dave Williams On The History Of Ampthill Rugby

An Evening With Dave Williams On The History Of Ampthill Rugby

An Evening With Dave Williams On The History Of Ampthill Rugby Ever wondered how Ampthill & District rugby club began? Who were the people who drove the formation of the club? Where was the first pitch and clubhouse (sic)? How did we acquire Dillingham Park? Who started mini & youth rugby at Ampthill? The answers
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Next Club Lunch 17 February

Next Club Lunch 17 February

Next Club Lunch 17 February Next Ladies Lunch 17 February Book you table ladies via Louise Howes ‭07823 554964‬ Menu: Pea soup with Parma ham, pesto chicken with herb risotto, raspberry & orange frangipani tart. We have 40 already booked in, and as all lunches are open the supporters from the opposition please book your place
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Our Next Club Lunch 20 Jan, 1stXV v Bishop’s Stortford

Our Next Club Lunch 20 Jan, 1stXV v Bishop’s Stortford

1stXV v Bishop’s Stortford, Club Lunch Next Club Lunch is 20 January 2018 Have you booked your table yet ? Contact Louise 07823 554964‬ 1stXV v Bishop Stortford
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Esher v 1stXV, Spaces Available For Lunch, Jan 13, 12:30

Esher v 1stXV, Spaces Available For Lunch, Jan 13, 12:30

Esher v 1stXV, Spaces Available For Their Club Lunch, Jan 13, 12:30 Esher Club Lunch £20.00 plus match day ticket. If you would like to attend please make our club secretary Alaine Clark aware. Saturday 13th January 2018, Lunch seated at 12.30pm.
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Boxing Day Charity Match Results

Boxing Day Charity Match Results

Boxing Day Charity Match Results We raised just under £500 to go to meningitis and mums with cancer. We had a good crowd watching and 5 sets of dads and sons. Leigh and Tom clark, the Shelley’s, Wilkinson’s, Roby’s and finally Mr Cresswell who was on referee duties came on in the last 10mins to
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Bishop’s Stortford 22 1stXV 41, Sat Sep 30 2017, National 1

Bishop’s Stortford 22 1stXV 41, Sat Sep 30 2017, National 1

1stXV Secure Bonus Point Win At Bishop’s Stortford Ampthill travelled to Silver Leys to face old rivals Bishop’s Stortford for the first time since the hosts promotion to National 1. The last 6 games between these two sides had seen 3 wins for todays visitors, 2 for todays home side and one draw. All games
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Richard Churchill

Richard Churchill

Richard Churchill It is with much regret that we announce the passing of Richard Churchill, peacefully, on Monday, Aug 14th at Willen Hospice, Milton Keynes. Richard was a pillar of Ampthill rugby for much of the clubs history, as a player where he played for the 1stXV for a decade, administrator, volunteer and supporter where
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Richard Churchill

Richard Churchill

Richard Churchill It is with much regret that we announce the passing of Richard Churchill, peacefully, last Monday, Aug 14th at Willen Hospice, Milton Keynes. Richard was a pillar of Ampthill rugby for much of the clubs history, as a player where he Captained the 1stXV, administrator, volunteer and supporter where he continued to attend
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Peter Mears   Ampthill Captain 1964-65

Peter Mears Ampthill Captain 1964-65

The club send their sincere condolences to Neil Mears and his sisters. Funeral Wednesday 12th July 2.30pm St Andrews Church Ampthill and afterwards at Bedford Athletic RUFC. Peter always kept himself fit and ran with Doug Simms in the first Pram race Chimney Corner P.H. to The Prince Of Wales P.H.Ampthill finishing with the leaders.
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Beer Menu – Beer Festival 24th June 2017

Beer Menu – Beer Festival 24th June 2017

Ampthill Rugby’s 9th Annual Beer Festival Beer Menu
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9th Annual Beer Festival June 24

9th Annual Beer Festival June 24

Ampthill Rugby’s 9th Annual Beer Festival We are holding our 9th Annual Beer Festival at Ampthill Rugby Club on Saturday 24th June. It starts at 13:00 and ends late.  There will be 32 Real Ales plus Ciders, Perrys, a Pimms tent plus the Club Bar. We also have Live Music, BBQ & Hog Roast as well
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All Blacks v Lions, Clubhouse Opening Times

All Blacks v Lions, Clubhouse Opening Times

Clubhouse Open For All Blacks v Lions Ampthill Rugby Club will be open for all three All Blacks v British & Irish Lions test matches in June & July. Come along to a great community rugby club to absorb a true rugby atmosphere. Special offer:- Bacon butty & pint £5    Members and Non-Members are welcome
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2017 Annual Dinner Dance & Presentation Evening, May 19, 18:00-01:00

2017 Annual Dinner Dance & Presentation Evening, May 19, 18:00-01:00

2017 Annual Dinner Dance & Presentation Evening, May 19, 18:00-01:00
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Curry & Casino Night – Friday 3rd Feb

Curry & Casino Night – Friday 3rd Feb

Under 10’s social and fundraiser evening £15 per head includes curry & £5 worth of casino chips Adults only For tickets contact Gareth Williams, Mike Verwoert or any of the U10’s coaches
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AGM – Mark Lavery & Ian Cooper stand down

AGM – Mark Lavery & Ian Cooper stand down

From the President At the AGM on 14th November, Ian Cooper stood down from the Management Committee and Mark Lavery stood down as Chairman. Losing someone with Ian’s great experience over 25 years at the club is disappointing and I would like to thank him for his contribution as a coach, committee member and a
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President’s Statement – AGM 14th November

President’s Statement – AGM 14th November

Ampthill & District Community RFC AGM – 14.11.16 President’s Statement Many thanks for asking me to remain in post for another year. I would like to thank all the players and coaches for all age groups from Under 6’s through to the First XV squad for all their efforts in the past year to make
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Rugby Returns, 1881s, Jets & Extras, BBQ, This Weekend, 27th Aug

Rugby Returns, 1881s, Jets & Extras, BBQ, This Weekend, 27th Aug

Rugby Returns, 1881s, Jets & Extras, BBQ, This Weekend, 27th Aug
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Club Steward

Club Steward

Club Steward Keith Belcher has resigned from his position as Club Steward stepping down from his responsibilities from the 1st of September. On behalf of myself, the Committee and all the Club Members I would like to thank Keith for the hard work, perspiration and sometimes inspirational work he has done on behalf of the
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Watch England On Tour In Australia

Watch England On Tour In Australia

Watch England On Tour In Australia
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Festival Of Rugby, Sat Sep 26, 2015

Festival Of Rugby, Sat Sep 26, 2015

Festival Of Rugby, Sat Sep 26, 2015
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RWC Opening Ceremony & England v Fiji

RWC Opening Ceremony & England v Fiji

Clubhouse Open For RWC Opening Ceremony & England v Fiji
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Rugby World Cup Visits Bedford

Rugby World Cup Visits Bedford

Rugby World Cup Visits Bedford On Tuesday 18th August 2015 the Rugby World Cup will be visiting Bedford. It will be at Goldington Road – home of the Bedford Blues between 20:00 and 22:00. The Cup will be displayed on a stage allowing all comers free  & close access.
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Dinner Dance & Player Awards

Dinner Dance & Player Awards

Annual Dinner Dance & Senior Player Awards Evening
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Island Hog Roast

Island Hog Roast

Island Hog Roast At Every 1stXV Home Game
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Charity Ball

Charity Ball

We want you to talk to all your friends not just within the club but everyone, who would take a table or sponsor one (see below). Numbers are limited so book early tables are already selling/sponsored.   CHARITY BALL WITH FUN, FROLICS AND SURPRISES. Friday 22nd August 2014 from 7.00pm till late. in aid of:- THE WOODEN
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New Zealand v England June 2014

New Zealand v England June 2014

Clubhouse Open For June Test Series The clubhouse will be open from 07:30 for each game in England’s test series against New Zealand this summer, the best place to watch a game like this is with your peers
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6th Annual Beer Festival June 28

6th Annual Beer Festival June 28

Ampthill Rugby’s 6th Annual Beer Festival 24 Real Ales Ciders Perrys Indian Food Live Music Come and enjoy the sun beer Dillingham Park on June 28th from 13:00 through Midnight
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