U16’s (74) v (3) Biggleswade U16’s – Bedfordshire Cup Final Sunday 31st March

U16’s (74) v (3) Biggleswade U16’s – Bedfordshire Cup Final Sunday 31st March

The Sunday following one of, if not the most successful Senior Saturday in the club’s history saw the U16’s continuing the winning trend with an emphatic victory in the Bedfordshire Cup Final. Playing Biggleswade on a very hard and dusty pitch 1 the boys entertained the crowd both outside and those watching in the clubhouse
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U12s Undefeated at Beds Festival – Sunday 10th March 2019

U12s Undefeated at Beds Festival – Sunday 10th March 2019

There were some excellent performances from two Ampthill teams in the Beds U12 Festival which was hosted by Dunstablians on Sun 10 March 2019. Both teams played some great rugby in attack and defence and remained unbeaten all morning! Well done to all the players! Thank you to the parents, coaches and our friends at
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Club Support for “Mad About Harry”

Club Support for “Mad About Harry”

Harry Banks is an Ampthill Under 11s player. In 2014 Harry was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma. His family are urgently trying to raise £500k to fund groundbreaking treatment for Harry in the USA. Read his full story at http://madaboutharry.org/ Or to make a donation please go to https://www.gofundme.com/madaboutharry Ampthill Rugby Club will be supporting the fundraising efforts – there will
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Ampthill U15’s 17 V Olney U15’s 10 – Sunday November 11th 2018

Ampthill U15’s 17 V Olney U15’s 10 – Sunday November 11th 2018

Ampthill U15’s returned to Dillingham Park for an EML fixture against their old foes Olney in perfect conditions for rugby on Remembrance Sunday. Players, coaches and parents all observed two minutes silence at 11am to pay their respects. The game started well for Ampthill with plenty of early possession & territory, they opened the scoring
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Olney RUFC U13’s Development v Ampthill RUFC Tigers – Sunday 11th November

Olney RUFC U13’s Development v Ampthill RUFC Tigers – Sunday 11th November

Result: Olney 25 – Ampthill Tigers 10 Ampthill Tigers headed to Olney for what would, as always be a tough encounter. Although great early defence by the Tigers kept Olney at bay and saw one attempt over the line held up, a momentary lack of concentration saw Olney break the line to score. The forwards
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U12 Fundraiser

U12 Fundraiser

Friday 16 November 2018 7:30pm Ampthill Rugby Club Raising funds for Ampthill RUFC U12’s last ever mini tour
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U12s Festival win for Ampthill

U12s Festival win for Ampthill

Ampthill RUFC sent two teams to the Peterborough U12s Festival on Sunday 28 Oct 2018. Both teams enjoyed playing against new opposition from seven different counties as far afield as Suffolk and Nottinghamshire. Thanks to PRUFC for organising another excellent event, and of course the players, parents and coaches for supporting it. The weather was
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Ampthill U13’s v Letchworth U13’s – Sunday 21st October 2018

Ampthill U13’s v Letchworth U13’s – Sunday 21st October 2018

Result: Ampthill RUFC Lions 25 v Letchworth RUFC U13’s A’s 5 Ampthill Lions welcomed Letchworth RUFC on a sunny and warm autumn day.   This was going to be a touch encounter with Letchworth sitting in the league above Ampthill in the HML League. Ampthill Lions took the lead early on in the game with sustained
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Ampthill U15’S 37  v  Peterborough U15’S 17 – Sunday 30th September

Ampthill U15’S 37 v Peterborough U15’S 17 – Sunday 30th September

Ampthill Under 15’s started their EML campaign at Dillingham Park against Peterborough in the September sunshine. After a well earned draw in their opening fixture at Fullerians, head coach Paul Allen was keen the boys continued with another positive display against their rivals from Cambridgeshire. Ampthill started the game with a good spell of possession
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Ampthill U12’s success at the Northampton Saints tournament – Sat 15th Sept 2018

Ampthill U12’s success at the Northampton Saints tournament – Sat 15th Sept 2018

Ampthill U12’s entered the Northampton Saints tournament on Saturday 15th September and had success in winning the Bowl competition. The team were unbeaten in 4 games playing exciting and attractive rugby. All participating players and parents then watched the Saints v Sarries game in the afternoon, with the players parading around the pitch during the
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FULLERIANS U15’S 12 – AMPTHILL U15’S 12 – Sunday 23rd September 2018

FULLERIANS U15’S 12 – AMPTHILL U15’S 12 – Sunday 23rd September 2018

Ampthill kicked off their first ‘competitive’ season in the HML with an away fixture against Fullerians. Head coach, Paul Allen had a few selection issues to resolve after a couple of late withdrawals, but the whole squad seemed ready for the challenge ahead despite the awful Hertfordshire conditions with pouring rain and a significant drop
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Ampthill U15’S DPP Festival, Sunday September 16th 2018

Ampthill U15’S DPP Festival, Sunday September 16th 2018

Bedford School hosted this years Under 15’s ‘DPP’ festival featuring teams from Leighton, Buzzard, Dunstable, Luton, Biggleswade, Bedford & Ampthill. Each side would play three fixtures giving new head coach Paul Allen an ideal opportunity to assess his squad. Our first fixture was against the County champions Leighton Buzzard, we started the game very brightly
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Festive Fixture – Bedford Blues v Ampthill, Boxing Day 2018

Festive Fixture – Bedford Blues v Ampthill, Boxing Day 2018

Festive Fixture – Bedford Blues v Ampthill, Boxing Day 2018 As neither Blues nor Amps have a festive fixture in 2018 the two clubs have agreed to meet in a ‘friendly’ at Goldington Road on Boxing Day. While it may not be a competitive fixture, there will be plenty of local pride at stake as
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National 1 Fixtures 2018

National 1 Fixtures 2018

National 1 Fixtures 2018 Please see below for the full fixture list. Loughborough Students represent our first home league opponents in 2019, the Students side struggled last season but avoided relegation with a fine run of points scoring in March & April. Traditionally they suffer from high player turnover as the previous years graduates leave
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Girls U13 & U15  2017-2018 End of Season Review

Girls U13 & U15 2017-2018 End of Season Review

Season report for U13s Girl’s Team The season kicked off with a game against Milton Keynes. After a hesitant start, the girls played a fast attacking game, making quick work of their defence, securing a win by three tries. The following weekend saw the girls put in a valiant effort against Bletchley who had some
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Girls U18 2017-2018 End of Season Report

Girls U18 2017-2018 End of Season Report

What an interesting season it has been this year for the U18 girls, some fantastic highs as a squad and for individuals and few lows on the pitch. All part of the continual learning of this group players who are consistently progressing as a squad. The season started with friendly matches against Milton Keynes who are
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U17 2017-2018 End of Season Report

U17 2017-2018 End of Season Report

A difficult season for many reasons but as ever seeing the boys playing Rugby and importantly enjoying it made up for any difficulties we had. Under 17’s teams have historically been difficult to maintain as the demands of school, part time work and girls take their toll. However we were determined to keep the age
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U16 2017-2018 End of Season Report

U16 2017-2018 End of Season Report

The U16 coaching team unanimously describe this season as an utter rollercoaster ride! We’ve had some pretty unsatisfactory performances followed by sheer brilliance. Promotion to the top tier of the Herts & Middlesex League at the end of last season exposed a big difference in the intensity and physicality of the rugby on the pitch.
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U15 2017-2018 End of Season Review

U15 2017-2018 End of Season Review

The U15’s have had yet another enjoyable and successful season. The age group continues to run two mixed ability sides for friendlies and East Midlands league games and then selects the strongest side available for the East Midlands Cup competition. The fixture list has pitched the squad against the best clubs in the age group
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U14 2017-2018 End of Season Report

U14 2017-2018 End of Season Report

The 2017-18 season was Darren Prosser & Gary Hobart’s second full season as head coaches ably assisted by fitness coach Abe Kerr, forwards coach Keith Garwood, backs coach Jamie Prosser with admiral help throughout from Phil Standbridge during the campaign. This season brought with it a couple of changes for the boys to take on
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U13 2017-2018 End of Season Report

U13 2017-2018 End of Season Report

Overall another good season for the under 13s We’ve seen our numbers grow to around 32 – much of this growth is off the back of the after school group at alameda which is in its 3rd year  We started the year winning the Peterborough tournament, conceding only 3 tries in the process and ended
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U12 2017-2108 End of Season Report

U12 2017-2108 End of Season Report

The U12’s has had another good year with the introduction of a bigger pitch, a second row and the hand-off. We have welcomed several new players and their families to the team this year and they have all been a positive addition with over sixty registered players showing great progress. The first festival of the
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U11 2017-2018 End of Season Review

U11 2017-2018 End of Season Review

Another great season for Ampthill RUFC Under 11’s and another season showing massive improvement in all aspects of play and attitude. We started with the Peterborough tournament being played early in the season and all three of our teams that were entered showed that we had a large squad of players that were going to
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U10 2017-2018 End of Year Season Review

U10 2017-2018 End of Year Season Review

With our second season of tackling our players have continued to learn and develop their skills with enthusiasm this year. We also introduced rucking in September which we have worked on throughout the year testing our skills with the numerous ‘friendlies’ that have been organised. The boys and girls have been praised by a number
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U9 2017-2018 End of Season Review

U9 2017-2018 End of Season Review

Finally. Some tackling! This season we introduced tackling into the game for our U9 squad. After a few sessions, they all had the basics down and the progression throughout the season has been brilliant – every single player getting stuck in to stop the opposition. Some players naturally have more of an appetite for tackling than
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U8 2017-2018 End of Season Review

U8 2017-2018 End of Season Review

The U8s have had a fabulous season in 2017-18. I would like to thank the hard work and dedication of the team of volunteer coaches who give up their time every Sunday. Come rain or shine they turn out for the love of the game and to ensure the kids are having fun and making
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U7 2017-2018 End of Season Review

U7 2017-2018 End of Season Review

A fantastic season of rugby has been had by all in the Under 7 Team. This was the team’s first taste of competitive rugby obviously the eagled eyed coaches were not keeping score! Skills that have been specifically targeted include encouraging the players to pass on the move and looking to pass, before being
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U6 2017-2018 Season Review

U6 2017-2018 Season Review

Early September seems a long time ago now. A new group of players and coaches came together for the 2017/18 U6’s, some returning for their senior year, others taking their first steps in the game. Our mission at the start of the season was for the players to learn some basic rugby skills but most
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Senior Squad Pre-Season Fixtures 2018

Senior Squad Pre-Season Fixtures 2018

Senior Squad Pre-Season Fixtures 2018 Provisional Fixtures Henley host our 1stXV & 1881s on Saturday August 11th, 1881s kick off at 14:00 with the 1stXV following at 16:00.     On Saturday August 18th Dillingham Park welcomes Welsh Premiership side Ebbw Vale whose victories over the touring sides from Australia & the USA stand high
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Tongan International Soane Tonga’uiha Signs As Player/Coach For 2018-19

Tongan International Soane Tonga’uiha Signs As Player/Coach For 2018-19

Tongan International Soane Tonga’uiha Signs As Player/Coach For 2018-19 Director of Rugby Mark Lavery is delighted to confirm that former Tongan international Soane Tonga’uiha has joined the National 1 squad for 2018-19 as player/forwards coach. Prop Soane (pronounced So Wa Neigh), 37, joins from Bristol Rugby, capped 15 times for Tonga, 180+ games in the
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Global Wealth Management Confirm Extended Sponsorship

Global Wealth Management Confirm Extended Sponsorship

Global Wealth Management Confirm Extended Sponsorship Chairman Alex Radley is delighted to announce Global Wealth Management Solutions are to continue and extend their partnership with and sponsorship of the Club for the next three years. GWMS Managing Director David Parker comments “We are pleased to be able to assist the Club on the next part of
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East Midlands v Eastern Counties, Sat May 04, 2018, 15:00

East Midlands v Eastern Counties, Sat May 04, 2018, 15:00

East Midlands v Eastern Counties, Sat May 04, 2018, 15:00 This Saturday East Midlands take on Eastern Counties at Dillingham Park in the first of three County Championship fixtures to be played in May. East Midlands, the core of whose players are from Ampthill’s senior squad, finished third in Division 1 North of the Bill
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Jersey 19, ‘1881’ 38, Sat Apr 28, 2018, Zoo Shield

Jersey 19, ‘1881’ 38, Sat Apr 28, 2018, Zoo Shield

Jersey 19, ‘1881’ 38, Sat Apr 28, 2018, Zoo Shield Ampthill 1881 secured second place in Zoo One with a stunning 5 try victory away in the Channel Islands against Jersey Athletic. Ampthill were given the warmest of welcomes from the outstanding hosts. The game would be played on the Jersey Reds Championship pitch which
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1stXV 36 Moseley 5, Sat Apr 28 2018, National 1

1stXV 36 Moseley 5, Sat Apr 28 2018, National 1

Rutheless Second Half Puts Moseley To The Sword Ampthill welcomed Moseley to Dillingham Park on a wet afternoon with persistent rain. Amps squad changes included Kevin Barrett returning at scrum half while the bench saw Ben Gulliver return from injury and Gavin Williams rotate. The first half was characterised by handling errors from both sides
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Senior Results Sat 28th April, 2018

Senior Results Sat 28th April, 2018

Senior Results Sat 28th April, 2018 What a day for Ampthill, the 1881s sealed second place in Division 1 of the Zoo Shield, the Jets won their Cup Final away while the Extras sealed Herts & Middlesex Division 2!
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1stXV v Moseley, Sat Apr 28, 2018, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Moseley, Sat Apr 28, 2018, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Moseley, Sat Apr 28, 15:00, Match Preview Ampthill welcome Birmingham Moseley to Dillingham Park this Saturday for the final league fixture of the season. Birmingham Moseley began life in 1873 as Havelock Football Club, an offshoot of Havelock Cricket Club some of whose younger members wanted to play a winter sport. Home matches
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Hull Ionians 16 1stXV 42, Sat Apr 21 2018, National 1

Hull Ionians 16 1stXV 42, Sat Apr 21 2018, National 1

1stXV Produce Outstanding 2nd Half Against Hull Ampthill travelled to Brantingham Park on a dry, warm but windy afternoon to find the usual warm welcome and a club house full of passionate and enthusiastic home supporters who were keen to let the Maroon and Gold know they were in for a battle. As predicted Ionians came out
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1stXV 22 Coventry 10, Sat Apr 14 2018, National 1

1stXV 22 Coventry 10, Sat Apr 14 2018, National 1

1stXV 22 Coventry 10, Sat Apr 14 2018, National 1
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1stXV v Coventry, Sat Apr 14, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Coventry, Sat Apr 14, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Coventry, Sat Apr 14, 15:00, Match Preview This Saturday Ampthill welcome 2017/18 National 1 Champions Coventry to Dillingham Park. The history of rugby in Coventry can be traced back to 1874 when the first organised game was played against Allesley Park College with one half conducted according to rugby rules and the other
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End of Season Sale

End of Season Sale

Club Shop End of Season Sale Many items are half price and below! See Fred for details…
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1stXV 15 Mowden Park 17, Sat Apr 07 2018, National 1

1stXV 15 Mowden Park 17, Sat Apr 07 2018, National 1

Last Minute Penalty Try Condemns 1stXV To Loss Ampthill welcomed Mowden Park to Dillingham Park on a dry, bright but breezy afternoon. Despite the recent inclement weather the pitch was in good condition with a moderate breeze blowing in favour of Ampthill in the first half. Amps pack was unchanged from the previous week with
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Senior Results Sat 4th March, 2018

Senior Results Sat 4th March, 2018

Senior Results Sat 4th March, 2018
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1stXV v Mowden Park, Sat Apr 07, 15:00, Coaching Team View

1stXV v Mowden Park, Sat Apr 07, 15:00, Coaching Team View

1stXV v Mowden Park, Sat Apr 07, 15:00, Coaching Team View Director of Rugby Mark Lavery comments “The game of the day in National 1 with 2nd playing 3rd at Dillingham Park and just 6 points between two sides playing for the runner up spot. The history between the clubs is fairly recent but it has
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1stXV v Darlington Mowden Park, Sat Apr 07, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Darlington Mowden Park, Sat Apr 07, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Darlington Mowden Park, Sat Apr 07, 15:00, Match Preview This Saturday Ampthill welcome Darlington Mowden Park to Olney Field. Darlington Grammar School Old Boys was founded in 1950, 1970 saw the club buy land and build a pitches and a clubhouse at a site in Mowden, to the West of Darlington. At the
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Charlie Fleckney Starts For England Counties U18

Charlie Fleckney Starts For England Counties U18

United Counties U18 v Ireland Clubs and Schools U18   Charlie Fleckney No 2 is in the starting line up in the England Counties U18 squad and he is one of our Academy Players!
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Senior Results Fri 30th and Sat 31st March, 2018

Senior Results Fri 30th and Sat 31st March, 2018

Senior Results Fri 30th and Sat 31st March, 2018
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Old Elthamians 6 1stXV 18, Fri Mar 30, 2018, National 1

Old Elthamians 6 1stXV 18, Fri Mar 30, 2018, National 1

Old Elthamians 6 1stXV 18, Fri Mar 30, 2018, National 1 Ampthill travelled to Kent on Friday to face Old Elthamians in what became monsoon conditions with standing water all over the pitch. With the 1881’s securing revenge 8-14 for their pre-Christmas home defeat the 1stXV battled until the final whistle to secure a double over
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Old Elthamians v 1stXV, Fri Mar 30, Match Preview

Old Elthamians v 1stXV, Fri Mar 30, Match Preview

Old Elthamians v 1stXV, Fri Mar 30, 14:00, National 1, Match Preview This Friday Ampthill travel to face Old Elthamians for a double header, in National 1 this will be Amps first ever visit to College Meadows while in Zoo Division 1 the 2ndXVs face a 2nd v 3rd encounter. OEs have had a meteoric
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Rosslyn Park 21 1stXV 31, Sat Mar 24, 2018, National 1

Rosslyn Park 21 1stXV 31, Sat Mar 24, 2018, National 1

Rosslyn Park 21 1stXV 31, Sat Mar 24, 2018, National 1 Ampthill travelled to London to face Rosslyn Park on wet dreary afternoon to find, as always, the artificial pitch in it’s usual pristine state. Amps, playing in their black away kit, started poorly with Park awarded a penalty for not rolling away at a
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U18’s Bedfordshire Cup Final 24 March

U18’s Bedfordshire Cup Final 24 March

U18’s Bedfordshire Cup Final Ampthill Academy v Beds Ath KO 3pm 24th March 2018
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1stXV 33 Plymouth Albion 28 , Sat Mar 10, 2018, National 1

1stXV 33 Plymouth Albion 28 , Sat Mar 10, 2018, National 1

1stXV Win 33-38 In Titanic Battle With Plymouth Albion Ampthill welcomed Plymouth Albion to Dillingham Park on an overcast and drizzly afternoon which brightened up. Despite heavy rain in the previous 24 hours the pitch was in good condition with a moderate breeze blowing in favour of Ampthill in the first half. Amps starting XV was
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Senior Results Sat Mar 10, 2018

Senior Results Sat Mar 10, 2018

Senior Results Sat Mar 10, 2018
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1stXV v Plymouth Albion v, Sat Mar 10, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Plymouth Albion v, Sat Mar 10, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Plymouth Albion v, Sat Mar 10, 15:00, Match Preview Ampthill welcome Plymouth Albion to Dillingham Parl this Saturday in a 3rd plays 4th showdown. Alibion were formed in 1876 by a group of apprentices from the Royal Naval Dockyard in Devonport and played in Devonport Park. In 1887 the club moved to Bladderly,
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1stXV 30 Caldy 14 , Sat Feb 17, 2018, National 1

1stXV 30 Caldy 14 , Sat Feb 17, 2018, National 1

1stXV 30 Caldy 14 , Sat Feb 17, 2018, National 1 Ampthill welcomed Caldy to Dillingham Park on a cold but sunny afternoon with a gentle breeze blowing across the pitch. Amps team had an unusual look, some 6 years ago Viliami Ma’asi began a Tongan dynasty which ended today, temporarily we hope, with no
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Senior Results Sat Feb 17, 2018

Senior Results Sat Feb 17, 2018

Senior Results Sat Feb 17, 2018
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1stXV v Caldy, Sat Feb 17 2018, National 1, Match Preview

1stXV v Caldy, Sat Feb 17 2018, National 1, Match Preview

1stXV v Caldy, Sat Feb 17 2018, National 1, Match Preview Ampthill welcome Caldy to Dillingham Park this coming Saturday. Old Caldeians RFC were formed in 1924 by a group of Caldy School old boys who decided to carry on playing rugby together. A year later, Sir Alfred Paton, an old boy of the school,
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Senior Results Sat Feb 10, 2018

Senior Results Sat Feb 10, 2018

Senior Results Sat Feb 10, 2018
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1stXV 17 Loughborough 17 , Sat Feb 03, 2018, National 1

1stXV 17 Loughborough 17 , Sat Feb 03, 2018, National 1

1stXV 17 Loughborough 17 , Sat Feb 03, 2018, National 1 Ampthill welcomed Loughborough to a damp, windless Dillingham Park which had seen persistent rain falling all day, however the pitch remained in good condition. Amps squad changes included a return to the starting XV for Jack Culverhouse (prop), Matt Collins (prop), Josh Walker (lock),
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Senior Results Sat Feb 03, 2018

Senior Results Sat Feb 03, 2018

Senior Results Sat Feb 03, 2018
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1stXV v Loughborough, Sat Feb 03 2018, National 1, Match Preview

1stXV v Loughborough, Sat Feb 03 2018, National 1, Match Preview

1stXV v Loughborough, Sat Feb 03 2018, National 1, Match Preview Ampthill welcome Loughborough to Dillingham Park this coming Saturday. The history of rugby at Loughborough College began in 1919, by the 1930s rugby was the College’s major sport culminating in the 1stXV reaching the final of the Universities Athletic Union (UAU) cup in 1939
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Lunch Invitation, Cambridge v 1stXV, Sat Feb 10, 2018 National 1

Lunch Invitation, Cambridge v 1stXV, Sat Feb 10, 2018 National 1

Lunch Invitation, Cambridge v 1stXV, Sat Feb 10, 2017 National 1 Members & Supporters intending to travel to Cambridge and requiring lunch are requested to inform Cambridge in advance, click here for contact details. The club also operates a food outlet offering burgers, chips, pasties, etc… One of Cambridge’s sponsors, Quy Mill Hotel and Spa,
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Toby Trinder And Gabriel Oghre Selected For England U20

Toby Trinder And Gabriel Oghre Selected For England U20

Toby Trinder And Gabriel Oghre Selected For England U20 Trinder and Oghre, dual registered with Saints and Wasps respectively, have been included in the England U20 squad to Italy this Friday. Prop Toby has made 15 appearances for Ampthill this season in National 1 and will start while Hooker Gaby (1 appearance) will make his
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Fylde 5 1stXV 26, Sat Jan 27, National 1

Fylde 5 1stXV 26, Sat Jan 27, National 1

1stXV Secure Bonus Point Win Away At Fylde Fylde 5 1stXV 26 Ampthill travelled to Lancashire to find their usual warm welcome and damp conditions. Amps squad saw numerous changes, up front Jack Culverhouse returned at prop, Josh Taylor rotated to hooker while Josh Walker returned at lock. In the backs Kevin Barrett & Josh
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Senior Results Sat Jan 27, 2018

Senior Results Sat Jan 27, 2018

Senior Results Sat Jan 27, 2018
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1stXV 22, Bishop’s Stortford 12 Sat Jan 20, National 1

1stXV 22, Bishop’s Stortford 12 Sat Jan 20, National 1

1stXV Secure Good Win Against Local Rivals Ampthill 22 Bishops Stortford 12 Ampthill welcomed Bishops Stortford to a wet, cold but windless Dillingham Park for another chapter in the long history of games between the two clubs at 1stXV level. Amps squad saw 3 changes up front with Toby Trinder returning at Loosehead, former regular
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Senior Results Sat Jan 20, 2018

Senior Results Sat Jan 20, 2018

Senior Results Sat Jan 20, 2018
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1stXV v Bishop’s Stortford, Sat Jan 20 2018, National 1, Match Preview

1stXV v Bishop’s Stortford, Sat Jan 20 2018, National 1, Match Preview

1stXV v Bishop’s Stortford, Sat Jan 20 2018, National 1, Match Preview Ampthill welcome Bishop’s Stortford to Dillingham Park this Saturday for another local Derby. Bishop’s Stortford was formed in 1920, playing its first matches at Dunmow Road before moving to the present location at Silver Leys in 1928. The current Clubhouse was re-opened in
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O’Neills Centenary Offer

O’Neills Centenary Offer

O’Neills Is 100 Years Old To Take Advantage Of The First Of A Series Of Online Offers, Click Here
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Mandy Goodge

Mandy Goodge

Mandy Goodge It is with great sadness that we wish Graham, William and Alex Goodge our sincere condolences on the loss of Mandy. The family have been a part of the club for many years as supporters, players and sponsors. The family’s loss will be met with deep sadness throughout the whole club. Mandy’s Funeral
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Esher 29 1stXV 29, Sat Jan 18, National 1

Esher 29 1stXV 29, Sat Jan 18, National 1

Esher 29 1stXV 29, Sat Jan 18, National 1 Ampthill travelled to Esher on a dry, overcast day with little wind. Amps squad saw few changes in the starting XV from that which defeated Blackheath. Up front George Thornton started at prop while Karim Lynch started at wing. The bench was much changed, however, with
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Senior Results Sat Jan 13, 2018

Senior Results Sat Jan 13, 2018

Senior Results Sat Jan 13, 2018
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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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1stXV 21 Blackheath 14, Sat Jan 06, 2017, National 1

1stXV 21 Blackheath 14, Sat Jan 06, 2017, National 1

1stXV 21 Blackheath 14, Sat Jan 06, 2017, National 1 Ampthill welcomed Blackheath to Dillingham Park on an overcast cold January afternoon for the first home game of 2018. Amps squad saw multiple changes, up front Toby Trinder returned at Prop, Aleki Lutui moved to Hooker, Billy Johnson moded to Lock and Will Allman rotated
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Senior Results Sat Jan 06, 2018

Senior Results Sat Jan 06, 2018

Senior Results Sat Jan 06, 2018
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1stXV v Blackheath, Sat Jan 06, 14:15, Match Preview

1stXV v Blackheath, Sat Jan 06, 14:15, Match Preview

1stXV v Blackheath, Sat Jan 06, 14:15, Match Preview Blackheath, the oldest open membership rugby union club in the world are our 1stXV’s next opposition. Founded in 1858 as an Old Boys club of Blackheath Proprietary School, they changed their constitution in 1862 to allow anyone to become a member thus becoming the first ‘open’
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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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Old Albanian 35 1stXV 35, Sat Dec 23, 2017, National 1

Old Albanian 35 1stXV 35, Sat Dec 23, 2017, National 1

Old Albanian 35 1stXV 35, Sat Dec 23, 2017, National 1 Ampthill made the short trip down the M1 to closest rivals Old Albanian for the Christmas local derby. Amps produced a curates egg performance, when A’s played in structure the hosts had no answer to their power and accuracy, when they abandoned structure they
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Senior Results Sat Dec 23, 2017

Senior Results Sat Dec 23, 2017

Senior Results Sat Dec 23, 2017 The Zoo Shield game at Richmond was abandoned after the referee became ill in the first half, he was able to walk to the ambulance. All at Ampthill wish him a speedy recovery.
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1stXV 45 Hull Ionians 17, Sat Dec 16, 2017, National 1

1stXV 45 Hull Ionians 17, Sat Dec 16, 2017, National 1

1stXV 45 Hull Ionians 17, Sat Dec 16, 2017, National 1 Ampthill welcomed Hull Ionians to Dillingham Park on a damp, cold winter afternoon following morning sunshine & frost. Amps squad changes included Aleki Lutui moving to loosehead, Josh Taylor coming in at hooker & lock while in the backs Gavin Williams returns at scrum
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Senior Results Sat Dec 16, 2017

Senior Results Sat Dec 16, 2017

Senior Results Sat Dec 16, 2017
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1stXV v Hull Ionians, Sat Dec 16, Match Preview

1stXV v Hull Ionians, Sat Dec 16, Match Preview

1stXV v Hull Ionians, Sat Dec 16, Match Preview Ampthill welcome Hull Ionians to Dillingham Park this Saturday for another chapter in the recent rivalry between the two clubs. Hull Ionians was formed in 1989 by the merger of Hull and East Riding with Ionians. Hull & East Riding were formed 1901 while Ionians formation
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Coventry 63 1stXV 14, Sat Dec 09 2017, National 1

Coventry 63 1stXV 14, Sat Dec 09 2017, National 1

Coventry 63 1stXV 14, Sat Dec 09 2017, National 1 Ampthill travelled to near neighbours Coventry on a clear but very cold afternoon which saw the 2ndXV game postponed due to an unplayable pitch. Amps have had a inconsistent start to the season losing a number of close games while being competitive on all those
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Senior Results Sat Dec 09, 2017

Senior Results Sat Dec 09, 2017

Senior Results Sat Dec 09, 2017
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Mowden Park 21 1stXV 15, Sat Dec 02 2017, National 1

Mowden Park 21 1stXV 15, Sat Dec 02 2017, National 1

Mowden Park 21 1stXV 15, Sat Dec 02 2017, National 1 Ampthill travelled to Darlington without head coach Paul Turner whose mother passed away in the week, needless to say all our thoughts are with the Turner family and friends at this difficult time. Amps lost their fourth game of the season, all with a
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Senior Results Sat Dec 02, 2017

Senior Results Sat Dec 02, 2017

Senior Results Sat Dec 02, 2017
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Cinderford United 7-36 Ampthill 1881, Sat Nov 25, 2017, Zoo Shield Division 1

Cinderford United 7-36 Ampthill 1881, Sat Nov 25, 2017, Zoo Shield Division 1

Ampthill 1881’s clinical in the cold It’s one of the longest road trips for the 1881 and so the fun bus were out and after a smooth trip the squad landed at Cinderford (not Cirencester) which felt more like the arctic. The 1881 have never won away at Cinderford, in fact, on the last two
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1stXV 29 Rosslyn Park 23, Sat Nov 25, 2017, National 1

1stXV 29 Rosslyn Park 23, Sat Nov 25, 2017, National 1

1stXV Dig Deep To Secure Bonus Point Win Over Rosslyn Park Ampthill 29 Rosslyn Park 23 Ampthill welcomed Rosslyn Park on a fine but chilly afternoon with bright sunshine, excellent playing conditions and a light westerly breeze across the pitch. Amps squad changes included up front, Aleki Lutui at loose head, Matt Dawson at hooker
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Senior Results Sat Nov 25, 2017

Senior Results Sat Nov 25, 2017

Senior Results Sat Nov 25, 2017
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1stXV v Rosslyn Park, Sat Nov 25, Match Preview

1stXV v Rosslyn Park, Sat Nov 25, Match Preview

1stXV v Rosslyn Park, Sat Nov 25, Match Preview Ampthill welcome Rosslyn Park to Olney Field this Saturday for the twelfth fixture of the season. Rosslyn Park was founded  in 1879 by a group of young men looking for winter sport. Having played ad hoc cricket in the grounds of Rosslyn House, part of the Rosslyn Park estate,
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Plymouth Albion 16 1stXV 9, Sat Nov 11, 2017, National 1

Plymouth Albion 16 1stXV 9, Sat Nov 11, 2017, National 1

Plymouth Albion 16 1stXV 9, Sat Nov 11, 2017, National 1 Ampthill travelled to Plymouth to find a damp afternoon with increasing rain making handling difficult. Amps squad saw Toby Trinder return at loose head, Paino Hehea at lock and Billy Johnson at blindside, the backs were unchanged while Loti Molitka came onto the bench
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Senior Results Sat Nov 11, 2017

Senior Results Sat Nov 11, 2017

Senior Results Sat Nov 11, 2017
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Plymouth Albion v 1stXV, Sat Nov 11, Match Preview

Plymouth Albion v 1stXV, Sat Nov 11, Match Preview

Plymouth Albion v 1stXV, Sat Nov 11, Match Preview Ampthill travel to Brickfields this weekend to face Plymouth Albion who were formed in 1876 by a group of apprentices from the Royal Naval Dockyard in Devonport and played in Devonport Park. In 1887 the club moved to Bladderly, where spectators paid three times as much (3d) to
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Senior Results Sat Nov 04, 2017

Senior Results Sat Nov 04, 2017

Senior Results Sat Nov 04, 2017  
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1stXV v Old Elthamians, Sat Nov 04, 14:15, Match Preview

1stXV v Old Elthamians, Sat Nov 04, 14:15, Match Preview

1stXV v Old Elthamians, Sat Nov 04, 14:15, Match Preview
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Caldy 22 Ampthill 39, Sat Oct 28, 2017, National 1

Caldy 22 Ampthill 39, Sat Oct 28, 2017, National 1

Caldy 22 Ampthill 39, Sat Oct 28, 2017, National 1 Ampthill travelled to Paton field on a very windy afternoon to face Caldy for the first time since March 2015 which saw a narrow win for the visitors in a high scoring (29-36) and entertaining game. Amps squad saw numerous changes following the loss at
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Senior Results Sat Oct 28, 2017

Senior Results Sat Oct 28, 2017

Senior Results Sat Oct 28, 2017
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2017-18 Club Membership Deadline

2017-18 Club Membership Deadline

2017-18 Club Membership Deadline It has come to light that a significant number former club members have not renewed their membership for the 2017-18 Season. In part this may be because members who previously paid via direct debit believed that their direct debit would automatically roll over to this season. Under direct debit rules we
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1stXV 7 Cambridge 8, Sat Oct 21, National 1

1stXV 7 Cambridge 8, Sat Oct 21, National 1

1stXV 7 Cambridge 8, Sat Oct 21, National 1 Ampthill welcomed Cambridge to Dillingham Park on a bright, very windy autumn afternoon with passing showers, underfoot conditions were good. Amps squad saw three changes in the pack, two in the backs and 3 on the bench including the loss of leading try scorer flanker Syd
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Senior Results Sat Oct 21, 2017

Senior Results Sat Oct 21, 2017

Senior Results Sat Oct 21, 2017
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1stXV v Cambridge, Sat Oct 21, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Cambridge, Sat Oct 21, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Cambridge, Sat Oct 21, 15:00, Match Preview
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Loughborough Students 14 1stXV 36, Sat Oct 14, National 1

Loughborough Students 14 1stXV 36, Sat Oct 14, National 1

Loughborough Students 14 1stXV 36, Sat Oct 14, National 1 Ampthill make the 90 minute journey up the M1 to Loughborough University this Saturday to face the Students senior side on their 3G pitch. Amps squad saw multiple changes from that which played against Fylde, up front Aleki Lutui moved to hooker with Karl Garside
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Senior Results Sat Oct 14, 2017

Senior Results Sat Oct 14, 2017

Senior Results Sat Oct 14, 2017
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1stXV 35 Fylde 12, Sat Oct 07, 2017

1stXV 35 Fylde 12, Sat Oct 07, 2017

1stXV 35 Fylde 12, Sat Oct 07, 2017 Ampthill welcomed Fylde to Dillingham Park on an overcast day with a gentle breeze, Olney Field, as usual, offering good playing conditions. Amps squad saw numerous changes from that which started against Bishop’s Stortford. Up front Toby Trinder started at loosehead, Josh Taylor at hooker and Aleki
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Senior Results Sat Oct 07, 2017

Senior Results Sat Oct 07, 2017

Senior Results Sat Oct 07, 2017  
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1stXV v Fylde, Sat Oct 07, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Fylde, Sat Oct 07, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Fylde, Sat Oct 07, 15:00, Match Preview Fylde RFC was formed in 1919 after the founders coin toss came down in favour of the oval ball as opposed to round ball code while the root of the club name is the Saxon word meaning ‘low lying ground between two Estuaries’. Games were first
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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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Senior Results Sat Sep 30, 2017

Senior Results Sat Sep 30, 2017

Senior Results Sat Sep 30, 2017 All six senior sides win scoring 334 pts while conceding 96!
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1stXV 45 Esher 5, Sat Sep 23 2017, National 1

1stXV 45 Esher 5, Sat Sep 23 2017, National 1

1stXV 45 Esher 5, Sat Sep 23 2017, National 1 Ampthill welcomed Esher to Dillingham Park for their 2nd home fixture of 2017 with some changes to the squad that lost so narrowly at Blackheath 7 days earlier. Up front Ben Gulliver started at lock, Simon Pitfield at blindside with Syd Blackmore at eighthman, in
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Senior Results Sat Sep 23, 2017

Senior Results Sat Sep 23, 2017

Senior Results Sat Sep 23, 2017
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1stXV v Esher, Sat Sep 23, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Esher, Sat Sep 23, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Esher, Sat Sep 23, 15:00, Match Preview In 1923, four rugby enthusiasts met in a pub (where else!) and decided to form a rugby club. One of them, a Welshman insisted that the club colours should adopt his native Welsh club’s colours. Which is why Esher adopted the Black and Amber of Newport.
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Blackheath 16 1stXV 15, Sat Sep 16 2017, National 1

Blackheath 16 1stXV 15, Sat Sep 16 2017, National 1

1stXV Lose At Blackheath To Last Minute Penalty Goal Ampthill travelled to Well Hall to face unbeaten Blackheath on a dry afternoon, Amps squad saw numerous changes, in the forwards Toby Trinder returned at prop, Josh Walker moved back to lock, Syd Blackmore moved to blindside with Loti Molitika starting at Eighthman. The backs saw
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Senior Results Sat Sep 16, 2017

Senior Results Sat Sep 16, 2017

Senior Results Sat Sep 16, 2017
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1stXV 28 Old Albanian 24, Sat Sep 09 2017, National 1

1stXV 28 Old Albanian 24, Sat Sep 09 2017, National 1

1stXV 28 Old Albanian 24, Sat Sep 09 2017, National 1 Ampthill welcomed Old Albanian to Dillingham Park on a near windless day of sunshine & showers wkth perfect underfoot playing conditions. Amps squad saw multiple changes from that which played against Moseley. A’s made the worst possible start conceding a 3rd minute try by
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Senior Results Sat Sep 09, 2017

Senior Results Sat Sep 09, 2017

Senior Results Sat Sep 09, 2017
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1stXV v Old Albanians, Sat Sep 09, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Old Albanians, Sat Sep 09, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Old Albanians, Sat Sep 09, 15:00, Match Preview Ampthill welcome Old Albanian to Dillingham Park this Saturday for the first home fixture of the season and a local derby too! A group of former St Albans School pupils founded Old Albanians RFC in 1924 with a WW1 barrack hut providing the first clubhouse. Some years passed
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Moseley 21 1stXV 21, Sat Sep 02 2017, National 1

Moseley 21 1stXV 21, Sat Sep 02 2017, National 1

1stXV Secure Last Minute Draw At Moseley Ampthill travelled to Billesley Common on a dry, warm, sunny afternoon for the first National 1 league fixture of the new season. Amps squad saw debuts for prop Karl Garside, Number 8 Billy Johnson, half backs Stef Liebenberg & Lawrence Rayner, centre Sam Sterling and replacements hooker Josh
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Senior Results Sat Sep 02, 2017

Senior Results Sat Sep 02, 2017

Senior Results Sat Sep 02, 2017
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Moseley v 1stXV, Sat Sep 02, 2017, Match Preview

Moseley v 1stXV, Sat Sep 02, 2017, Match Preview

Moseley v 1stXV, Sat Oct 01, 15:00, Match Preview Ampthill travel to Billesley Common this Saturday for the first league fixture of the 2017-18 season. Birmingham Moseley began life in 1873 as Havelock Football Club, an offshoot of Havelock Cricket Club some of whose younger members wanted to play a winter sport. Home matches were
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Membership Renewal & Mini & Youth Registration

Membership Renewal & Mini & Youth Registration

Membership Renewal & Mini & Youth Registration All members need to register or renew their membership for this 2017-2018 season. Mini & Youth Registration Day on Sun Sep 03 will start at 09:30. Click Here to download and complete the membership form and direct debit instruction and save time at registration. All other members please Click
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Three Academy Members Make Competitive Debut Against Jersey

Three Academy Members Make Competitive Debut Against Jersey

Shay Howes, Charlie Fleckney & Sol Tovey Make 1881s League Debut Against Jersey Athletic At Dillingham Park this Saturday, Sep 02, kick off at 12:00, three mini & youth graduates make their competitive debuts for the 1881s against Jersey in the Zoo Sports Division 1 league fixture. Shay, son of ADRUFC steward Louise Howes, will
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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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Nottingham 64 1stXV 14, Sat Aug 26, 2017

Nottingham 64 1stXV 14, Sat Aug 26, 2017

1stXV Schooled At Nottingham 10 tries to 2 Ampthill travelled to The Bay, Nottingham’s home ground for the last pre-season fixture in good spirits after two wins but came home with their tails between their legs after Nottingham ruthlessly exposed an indisciplined and inaccurate performance. The omens were not good with centre Will Goodge going
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Squad Announced For Nottingham Pre-Season

Squad Announced For Nottingham Pre-Season

Squad Confirmed For This Saturday’s Away Fixture At Nottingham DoR Mark Lavery has announced a 28 man 1stXV squad for the last pre-season fixture at Championship side Nottingham’s ‘The Bay’ ground this Saturday. The game is scheduled to kick off at 13:00 but take note of the parking arrangements below and the consequential arrival time
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1881s & 1stXV Win At Home

1881s & 1stXV Win At Home

1881s defeat Peterborough Lions 33-24 while the 1stXV prevail over Newport 29-14 Vili Ma’asi brought his Peterborough Lions 1stXV squad to Ampthill for the 1881s final pre-season fixture. A strong Ampthill side awaited them with a number of 1stXV match day players starting and playing the whole game. A big, athletic and skillful Lions side
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Karl Garside & Sydney Blackmore Sign for 2017/18

Karl Garside & Sydney Blackmore Sign for 2017/18

Karl Garside & Syd Blackmore Sign for 2017-18 DoR Mark Lavery is delighted to confirm that Karl Garside & Sydney Blackmore have joined the National 1 squad for 2017-18. Prop Karl, 2020, 1.88m (6ft2in) 130kg (20st7ib) joins from Old Albanians for whom he made 48 appearances in the National 1 & 2 South from 2015
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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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Pre-Season Fixtures This Saturday, Newport & Peterborough Lions

Pre-Season Fixtures This Saturday, Newport & Peterborough Lions

Saturday Aug 19, 2017 – 1881 v Peterborough Lions, 1stXV v Newport Ampthill are delighted and honoured to welcome Newport RFC of the Welsh Principality Premiership and Peterborough Lions to Dillingham Park this Saturday. Former Captain Vili Ma’asi makes an early return to Ampthill as the newly appointed player/coach brings his Midlands Premier (formerly National
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1881s And 1stXV Win At Henley

1881s And 1stXV Win At Henley

1881s And 1stXV Win At Henley
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Three Academy Players Make Senior Squad Debuts Against Henley

Three Academy Players Make Senior Squad Debuts Against Henley

Three Academy Players Make Senior Squad Debuts Against Henley This Saturday, August 12th, 2017 Tom Gray Ampthill Academy Head Coach is pleased to see three of this years academy players make their debuts for the senior squad this week away at Henley this Saturday. The academy is in its first year and for three of
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Jack Culverhouse & Josh Taylor Sign For 2017/18

Jack Culverhouse & Josh Taylor Sign For 2017/18

Jack Culverhouse & Josh Taylor Sign For 2017/18 DoR Mark Lavery is delighted to confirm that Bedford Blue Jack Culverhouse & Old Albanian Josh Taylor have joined the National 1 squad for 2017-18. Prop Jack, 23, 1.83m (6ft), 116kg (18st3lb), re-joins from Bedford Blues for whom he made 18 appearances in the Championship and B&I
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Senior Fixtures For All Teams

Senior Fixtures For All Teams

Senior Fixtures For All Teams Fixtures for the 1stXV are confirmed, those for other teams remain subject to change.
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Stefan Liebenberg & Lawrence Rayner Sign For 2017/18

Stefan Liebenberg & Lawrence Rayner Sign For 2017/18

Stefan Liebenberg & Lawrence Rayner Sign For 2017/18
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British Car Auctions Confirm Multi-Year Senior Partner Sponsorship

British Car Auctions Confirm Multi-Year Senior Partner Sponsorship

British Car Auctions Confirm Multi-Year Senior Partner Sponsorship
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Senior Squad Pre-Season Fixtures 2017

Senior Squad Pre-Season Fixtures 2017

Senior Squad Pre-Season Fixtures 2017 Henley host our 1stXV & 1881s on Saturday August 12th, 1881s kick off at 14:00 with the 1stXV following at 16:00. On Saturday August 19th we welcome Peterborough Lions 1stXV who kick off against the 1881s at 13:00 followed at 15:00 by Welsh Premiership side Newport who, amongst their many
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Simon Pitfield & Josh Sharp Sign For 2017/18

Simon Pitfield & Josh Sharp Sign For 2017/18

Simon Pitfield & Josh Sharp Sign For 2017/18 DoR Mark Lavery is delighted to confirm that former Loughborough Students Simon Pitfield & Josh Sharp have joined the National 1 squad for 2017-18. Lock/back row Simon, 30, 1.96m (6ft5in), 101kg (15st12lb), a Senior Account Manager at JJS Engineering in Milton Keynes joins from Loughborough Students. Simon,
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James Pritchard & Alex Woolford Sign For 2017/18

James Pritchard & Alex Woolford Sign For 2017/18

James Pritchard & Alex Woolford Sign For 2017/18 DoR Mark Lavery is delighted to confirm that James Pritchard (Coventry) and Alex Woolford (London Scottish) have joined the National 1 squad for 2017-18. Fullback James, 37, 1.75m (5ft9in), 85kg (13st5lb), was born in Parkes, New South Wales, Australia but made 62 appearances for his adopted country
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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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Senior Award Winners

Senior Award Winners

Senior Award Winners At The Dinner/Dance May 2017 At the Dinner/Dance held at Dillingham Park on Friday  May 19th prize winners included Joe Bercis as 1stXV player of the year pictured below receiving his award from Cathy Lawler, Regional Marketing Manager for Haines Watts. Kieran O’Connor, 1881 player of the season (pictured left below) and Jack Askham, Young
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East Midlands v Northumberland, Sat May 20, 15:00

East Midlands v Northumberland, Sat May 20, 15:00

East Midlands v Northumberland, Sat May 20, 15:00
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Ampthill Academy

Ampthill Academy

Ampthill Academy Announcement
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U15  2016-17  Season Review

U15 2016-17 Season Review

The U15s have had a good season with 38 registered players providing a good spread of talent. That said, it has been difficult to provide everyone with game time given the number of games & training sessions cancelled due to poor weather or opposition issues. This season we competed in the East Midlands Junior league,
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U11  2016-17  Season Review

U11 2016-17 Season Review

The U11’s have had another good year with the introduction of a bigger pitch, two players in the ruck & maul and the ability for players to kick. Safe to say we now have some excellent kickers!! We have welcomed a number of new players and their families to the team this year and they
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U14  2016-17  Season Review

U14 2016-17 Season Review

The start of the season saw some new faces and additions to the U14 squad growing the number of players to enable the squad to consistently field two teams. This was due mostly to our traditional annual schools invitation sevens competition in October an event now regionally-recognised as a pathway for non-rugby players into the
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Girls  U15  &  U13  2016-17  Season Review

Girls U15 & U13 2016-17 Season Review

This season has been a challenge for both squads of girls. Claire Pollendine was the new head coach for the u15s and made a start on preparing the girls for East Midland county trials with Alice Murphy, Kayleigh Pitts and Chloe Sherwood making the team. Alice Murphy was selected for Midlands trials from her East
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U16  2016-17  Season Review

U16 2016-17 Season Review

A season of mixed fortunes and the first without Craig Ashby as joint Head Coach; Anna Scott stepped up to take the role of Team Manager and Craig Shelley became Head Forwards Coach, both doing a fantastic job throughout the year. We started the year with 32 boys signed on, unfortunately not quite enough for
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Girls  U18  2016-17  Season Review

Girls U18 2016-17 Season Review

This season has been a challenge in many ways for this group of girls. It was the first year of the experimental cluster with Bedford Junior Blues U18’s to increase the playing numbers to enter the RFU National Cup and they sadly suffered the loss of one of the squad members Chidera Alozie in January
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U8  2016-17  Season Review

U8 2016-17 Season Review

It’s been a fantastic season for the U8s squad. The players have developed at a great rate this year and play some seriously decent rugby. They’re running straight, offloading the ball well to their teammates and doing everything at pace. They deserve a huge well done and play the game in the right spirit every
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U17  2016-17  Season Review

U17 2016-17 Season Review

This past season has been a difficult one with only the Herts/Middlesex league to compete in, albeit in the top division, but that providing only six fixtures. Also with there being no u17’s Beds Cup competition the number and quality of friendly fixtures was therefore always going to be an important issue. The squad size
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Rosslyn Park 21 1stXV 27, Sat Apr 29, 2017

Rosslyn Park 21 1stXV 27, Sat Apr 29, 2017

Rosslyn Park 21 1stXV 27, Sat Apr 29, 2017, National 1
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U13  2016-17  Season Review

U13 2016-17 Season Review

In preparation for their first season as ‘youth’ players, the 2016/17 season started early for the Under 13’s with fitness coach Abe Kerr running specialised preseason fitness training at Wrest Park, these were well attend by the squad all of whom seem to understand the importance of the sessions, the benefit would hopefully pay off
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U7   2016-17   Season Review

U7 2016-17 Season Review

The transition from U6 to U7 was a big one. Knowing that there would be many fixtures, that the games needed to have real structure, that the children would need to develop their skills and play to laws and rules, meant the coaching team had to hit the ground running. I needn’t have been worried.
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Ampthill  U17   Bedfordshire Colts County Cup Winners 2017

Ampthill U17 Bedfordshire Colts County Cup Winners 2017

Ampthill u17’s went into this Bedfordshire Colts County Cup final against Luton Rugby Club Colts with three players from the u18’s included in the squad to provide cover and experience in a number of positions. As the players warmed up prior to kick off the difference in the age and size between the two sides
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U6   2016-17  Season Review

U6 2016-17 Season Review

Another fantastic season of rugby has been had by all in the Under 6 Team. We have really worked hard with both Reception and Year 1 children in developing core rugby skills. We have been extremely lucky in having a mild winter which has allowed us to train and keep an element of consistency throughout
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1stXV 35 Cambridge 12, Sat Apr 22, 2017, National 1

1stXV 35 Cambridge 12, Sat Apr 22, 2017, National 1

1stXV 35 Cambridge 12, Sat Apr 22, 2017, National 1
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Senior Results Sat Apr 22, 2017

Senior Results Sat Apr 22, 2017

Senior Results Sat Apr 22, 2017
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1stXV v Cambridge, Sat Apr 22 2017, Match Preview

1stXV v Cambridge, Sat Apr 22 2017, Match Preview

1stXV v Cambridge, Sat Apr 22 2017, National 1, Match Preview
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U10  2016-17  Season Review

U10 2016-17 Season Review

The under 10’s have made a big improvement this season and the players seem to be enjoying their second season of tackling. The ruck has been introduced and there have been many versions seen over the season! We have maintained our large and friendly squad with many new players joining and fitting straight into the
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U9   2016 – 17  Season Review

U9 2016 – 17 Season Review

The players started contact in September and following the 5 week focus on basic contact our first match against Olney was a total success with the opposition remarking how well our players had grasped the concept of contact already. We have had a lot of matches, some against some new teams and in the majority
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U12  2016-17  Season Review

U12 2016-17 Season Review

The Under 12’s have had a good season overall. We had a change of head coaches midway through the season but despite this, the Under 12’s have gone from strength to strength with a cohort of talented and enthusiastic young players. The team plays great attacking rugby, moving the ball at speed, as well as
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Plymouth Albion 19, 1stXV 14, Sat Apr 08, 2017

Plymouth Albion 19, 1stXV 14, Sat Apr 08, 2017

Plymouth Albion 19, 1stXV 14, Sat Apr 08, 2017
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Senior Results Sat Apr 08, 2017

Senior Results Sat Apr 08, 2017

Senior Results Sat Apr 08, 2017
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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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Blaydon 17, 1stXV 40, Sat Apr 01, 2017

Blaydon 17, 1stXV 40, Sat Apr 01, 2017

Blaydon 17, 1stXV 40, Sat Apr 01, 2017
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Senior Results Sat Apr 01, 2017

Senior Results Sat Apr 01, 2017

Senior Results Sat Apr 01, 2017
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1stXV 31 Hull Ionians 11, Sat Mar 25, 2017

1stXV 31 Hull Ionians 11, Sat Mar 25, 2017

1stXV 31 Hull Ionians 11, Sat Mar 25, 2017
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Senior Results Sat Mar 25, 2017

Senior Results Sat Mar 25, 2017

Senior Results Sat Mar 25, 2017
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1stXV v Hull Ionians, Sat Mar 25, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Hull Ionians, Sat Mar 25, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Hull Ionians, Sat Mar 25, 15:00, Match Preview
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Bishop Stortford v Ampthill U17

Bishop Stortford v Ampthill U17

Following the u17s convincing 46 points to nil home victory over Ruislip in the Herts/Middx league the previous Sunday the lads were the now visitors to Bishops Stortford for their next top of the league match. A 30 minute delay to the kick off time was not helpful as both sides were kept waiting on
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Coventry 29 1stXV 19, Sat Mar 11, 2017

Coventry 29 1stXV 19, Sat Mar 11, 2017

Coventry 29 1stXV 19, Sat Mar 11, 2017 Ampthill travelled to near neighbours Coventry on a dry, overcast afternoon to find a large crowd and fired up opponents. Ampthill simply didn’t get off the bus in the first half, despite having been warned that a repeat of the first half performance from the corresponding fixture
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Senior Results Sat Mar 11, 2017

Senior Results Sat Mar 11, 2017

Senior Results Sat Mar 11, 2017
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1stXV 43 Fylde 24, Sat Mar 04, 2017

1stXV 43 Fylde 24, Sat Mar 04, 2017

1stXV 43 Fylde 24, Sat Mar 04, 2017   Ampthill welcomed Fylde to Dillingham Park on a bright, dry spring afternoon with a chilly southerly breeze and perfect playing conditions. A game of contrasting styles saw the home side keeping the ball tight while the visitors ran the ball at every opportunity. Playing against the
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1stXV v Fylde, Sat Mar 04, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Fylde, Sat Mar 04, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Fylde, Sat Mar 04, 15:00, Match Preview
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Worthing V Ampthill U13 Girls  19th February 2017

Worthing V Ampthill U13 Girls 19th February 2017

MASSIVE 3 – 20 WIN FOR AMPTHILL LIONESSES Ampthill, Captained by Sophie Roberts, were able to field ten U13 girls for the game against Worthing RFU to conclude the end to a fantastic southern tour. The game started with high expectations from the Ampthill girls due to recent performances. But with an unknown side to
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Esher 15 1stXV 46, Sat Feb 18, 2017

Esher 15 1stXV 46, Sat Feb 18, 2017

Esher 15 1stXV 46, Sat Feb 18, 2017
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Senior Results Sat Feb 11, 2017

Senior Results Sat Feb 11, 2017

Senior Results Sat Feb 11, 2017
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1stXV v Hartpury RFC, Sat Feb 11, 14:15, Match Preview

1stXV v Hartpury RFC, Sat Feb 11, 14:15, Match Preview

1stXV v Hartpury RFC, Sat Feb 11, 14:15, Match Preview
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Saracens Match Day Festival – Ampthill U8 2016-17

Saracens Match Day Festival – Ampthill U8 2016-17

Sunday 5th February 2017 Saracens vs Leicester Tigers (16h00) | U7/8 Storm: Core Values Festival Match Day Festivals at Allianz Park Since 2009, Saracens Match Day Festivals have been a huge success, proving popular amongst their partner rugby clubs as well as the wider community. Today Ampthill entered four U8 teams and took a party
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Blackheath 17 1stXV 24, Sat Feb 05, 2017

Blackheath 17 1stXV 24, Sat Feb 05, 2017

Blackheath 17 1stXV 24, Sat Feb 05, 2017
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Senior Results Sat Feb 04, 2017

Senior Results Sat Feb 04, 2017

Senior Results Sat Feb 04, 2017
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Moseley 18 1stXV 35, Sat Jan 21, 2017

Moseley 18 1stXV 35, Sat Jan 21, 2017

Moseley 18 1stXV 35, Sat Jan 21, 2017
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Senior Results Sat Jan 21, 2017

Senior Results Sat Jan 21, 2017

Senior Results Sat Jan 21, 2017
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1stXV 25 Loughborough Students 3

1stXV 25 Loughborough Students 3

1stXV 25 Loughborough Students 3, Sat Jan 14, 2017
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Senior Results Sat Jan 14, 2017

Senior Results Sat Jan 14, 2017

Senior Results Sat Jan 14, 2017
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1stXV v Loughborough, Match Preview

1stXV v Loughborough, Match Preview

1stXV v Loughborough Students, Sat Jan 14, 14:15, Match Preview
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Mowden Park 14 1stXV 12

Mowden Park 14 1stXV 12

Mowden Park 14 1stXV 12, Sat Jan 7th, 2017
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Senior Results Sat Jan 07, 2017

Senior Results Sat Jan 07, 2017

Senior Results Sat Jan 07, 2017
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Ampthill u17s beat Peterborough RFC 29-18

Ampthill u17s beat Peterborough RFC 29-18

Ampthill u17s got their season back on track with a good win and a solid performance against a Peterborough RFC Colts side. This fixture followed a number of weeks with matches being postponed by opposing clubs. Ampthill were due to play Daventry RFC in an East Midlands cup quarter final on Sunday but Daventry conceded
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1stXV 43 Old Albanian 19

1stXV 43 Old Albanian 19

1stXV 43 Old Albanian 19, Sat Dec 17, 2016, National 1
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Senior Results Sat Dec 17, 2016

Senior Results Sat Dec 17, 2016

Senior Results Sat Dec 17, 2016
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1stXV v Old Albanian, Match Preview

1stXV v Old Albanian, Match Preview

1stXV v Old Albanian, Sat Dec 17, 14:00, Match Preview
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Club Captain Viliami Ma’asi Retires

Club Captain Viliami Ma’asi Retires

Viliami Ma’asi Retires from Playing It is with great sadness that we announce the retirement on medical grounds of our Club Captain, 41 year old Vili Ma’asi. Vili played for Tonga 36 times including participation in the 2003 World Cup, his career included playing 195 games in the English National Leagues playing for Yorkshire Carnegie, Cornish
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Cambridge 10 1stXV 20

Cambridge 10 1stXV 20

Cambridge 10 1stXV 20, Sat Dec 10 2016, Match Report
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Senior Results Sat Dec 10, 2016

Senior Results Sat Dec 10, 2016

Senior Results Sat Dec 10, 2016
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Cambridge v 1stXV, Match Preview

Cambridge v 1stXV, Match Preview

Cambridge v 1stXV, Sat Dec 10 2016, 14:00, Match Preview
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1stXV 24 Plymouth Albion 22, Match Report

1stXV 24 Plymouth Albion 22, Match Report

1stXV 24 Plymouth Albion 22, Sat Dec 03, 2016, Match Report
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Senior Results Sat Dec 03, 2016

Senior Results Sat Dec 03, 2016

Senior Results Sat Dec 03, 2016
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1stXV V Plymouth Albion, Match Preview

1stXV V Plymouth Albion, Match Preview

1stXV V Plymouth Albion, Sat Dec 03, 2016, Match Preview
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1stXV 50 Blaydon 14, Match Report

1stXV 50 Blaydon 14, Match Report

1stXV 50 Blaydon 14, Match Report
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Senior Results Sat Nov 26, 2016

Senior Results Sat Nov 26, 2016

Senior Results Sat Nov 26, 2016
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Hull Ionians 13 1stXV 49, Match Report

Hull Ionians 13 1stXV 49, Match Report

Hull Ionians 13 1stXV 49, Sat Nov 19, 2016, Match Report
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Senior Results Sat Nov 19, 2016

Senior Results Sat Nov 19, 2016

Senior Results Sat Nov 19, 2016
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Hull Ionians v 1stXV, Sat Nov 19, Match Preview

Hull Ionians v 1stXV, Sat Nov 19, Match Preview

Hull Ionians v 1stXV, Sat Nov 19, Match Preview
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Senior Results Sat Nov 12, 2016

Senior Results Sat Nov 12, 2016

Senior Results Sat Nov 12, 2016
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1stXV v Coventry, Sat Nov 12, 2016, 14:15, Match Preview

1stXV v Coventry, Sat Nov 12, 2016, 14:15, Match Preview

1stXV v Coventry, Sat Nov 12, 2016, 14:15, Match Preview
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U17  Ampthill sting Wasps  67 – 0

U17 Ampthill sting Wasps 67 – 0

Ampthill sting Wasps A bright, but very cold morning saw Ampthill u17’s host Wasps for this friendly fixture. Ampthill welcomed centre Tom James, TJ, a new player to their squad who had only trained with them at the previous Thursdays session. Nevertheless TJ was soon into the fray with the opening try after just 4
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U13  Rushden & Higham 15  – 30  Ampthill

U13 Rushden & Higham 15 – 30 Ampthill

Ampthill made the trip up the A6 to play a friendly fixture against Rushden & Higham. The opening exchanges of the game were very cagey with lots of handling errors meaning the scrum count was rising continually. Rushden opened the scoring with a well worked break away try, this was quickly cancelled out by a
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Senior Results Sat Nov 05, 2016

Senior Results Sat Nov 05, 2016

Senior Results Sat Nov 05, 2016
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Fylde v 1stXV, Sat Nov 05, 15:00, Match Preview

Fylde v 1stXV, Sat Nov 05, 15:00, Match Preview

Fylde v 1stXV, Sat Nov 05, 15:00, Match Preview
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1stXV 29 Esher 24, Match Report

1stXV 29 Esher 24, Match Report

1stXV 29 Esher 24, Sat Oct 29, 2016, Match Report
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Senior Results Sat Oct 29, 2016

Senior Results Sat Oct 29, 2016

Senior Results Sat Oct 29, 2016
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1stXV v Esher, Sat Oct 29, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Esher, Sat Oct 29, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Esher, Sat Oct 29, 14:15, Match Preview
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Hartpury 49 1stXV 14, Match Report

Hartpury 49 1stXV 14, Match Report

Hartpury 49 1stXV 14, Match Report, Sat Oct 22, 2016
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Senior Results Sat Oct 22, 2016

Senior Results Sat Oct 22, 2016

Senior Results Sat Oct 22, 2016
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Hartpury College v 1stXV, Sat Oct 22, 14:30, Match Preview

Hartpury College v 1stXV, Sat Oct 22, 14:30, Match Preview

Hartpury College v 1stXV, Sat Oct 22, 14:30, Match Preview
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U17  Ampthill 31 – 26 London Welsh  HML

U17 Ampthill 31 – 26 London Welsh HML

AMPTHILL U17S CELTIC TRIUMPH Early morning torrential downpours had put this Herts/Middlesex top division league fixture in doubt but the rain stopped and the sun appeared in time for Ampthill u17s to welcome London Welsh u17s to Dillingham Park for a rare meeting between these two sides. Ampthill got off to a bad start when
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1stXV 17 Blackheath 31, Match Report

1stXV 17 Blackheath 31, Match Report

1stXV 17 Blackheath 31, Match Report
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Senior Results Sat Oct 15, 2016

Senior Results Sat Oct 15, 2016

Senior Results Sat Oct 17, 2016
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1stXV v Blackheath, Sat Oct 15, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Blackheath, Sat Oct 15, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Blackheath, Sat Oct 15, 15:00, Match Preview
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Ampthill  58  v  5  Basildon

Ampthill 58 v 5 Basildon

U18 Ampthill Girls First home win for the U18 Girls 58-5 v Basildon on Sunday. Some fantastic rugby played, showing the progress they have made. Well done also to Sammy, Charlie, Megan and Storm making the East Midlands Squad last week.
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Macclesfield 12 1stXV 28, Match Report

Macclesfield 12 1stXV 28, Match Report

Macclesfield 12 1stXV 28, Sat Oct 08, 2016, Match Report
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Macclesfield v 1stXV, Sat Oct 08, 15:00, Match Preview

Macclesfield v 1stXV, Sat Oct 08, 15:00, Match Preview

Macclesfield v 1stXV, Sat Oct 08, 15:00, Match Preview
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Fullerians  5 – 43  Ampthill U17

Fullerians 5 – 43 Ampthill U17

Travelling down to Fullerians in Watford for this game on a bright breezy morning. Ampthill U17s went into their opening Herts/Middx. League game of the season with great anticipation for the season to come and in a confident mood following their early season preparation and good friendly matches. Though with Lewis Sharp out for a
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Macclesfield v 1stXV, Supporters Lunch

Macclesfield v 1stXV, Supporters Lunch

Macclesfield v 1stXV, Supporters Lunch, Sat Oct 08, 2016
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U7  Ampthill   v  Olney  2016-17

U7 Ampthill v Olney 2016-17

Well done to all 37 children who turned out in immaculate kit and represented the club with distinction on Sunday 2nd October. The children played in a number of tag rugby matches and also trained well with the Olney players. The quality of play on offer was of a high standard and it was clear
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Ampthill U17 v Hertford Colts

Ampthill U17 v Hertford Colts

Ampthill U17s followed up their narrow loss to Peterborough with another very strong friendly fixture, this time against Hertford. A’s started down the slope and were soon a converted try down following good work from the Hertford forwards forcing their way through some poor defending. Into their stride Ampthill opened their scoring with A’s inside
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1stXV v Moseley, Sat Oct 01, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Moseley, Sat Oct 01, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Birmingham Moseley, Sat Oct 01, 15:00, Match Preview
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Loughborough 29 1stXV 37, Match Report

Loughborough 29 1stXV 37, Match Report

Loughborough Students 29 1stXV 37, Sat Sep 24, 2016, Match Report
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Senior Results Sat Sep 24, 2016

Senior Results Sat Sep 24, 2016

Senior Results Sat Sep 24, 2016
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Loughborough Students v 1stXV, Sat Sep 24, 14:00, Match Preview

Loughborough Students v 1stXV, Sat Sep 24, 14:00, Match Preview

Loughborough Students v 1stXV, Sat Sep 24, 14:00, Match Preview This Saturday Ampthill travel north on the M1 to Loughborough University. The history of rugby at Loughborough College began in 1919, by the 1930s rugby was the College’s major sport culminating in the 1stXV reaching the final of the Universities Athletic Union (UAU) cup in 1939
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Senior Results Sat Sep 17, 2016

Senior Results Sat Sep 17, 2016

Senior Results Sat Sep 17, 2016
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1stXV v Darlington Mowden Park, Sat Sep 17, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Darlington Mowden Park, Sat Sep 17, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Darlington Mowden Park, Sat Sep 17, 15:00, Match Preview
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Old Albanians 17 1stXV 18, Match Report, Sep 10

Old Albanians 17 1stXV 18, Match Report, Sep 10

Old Albanians 17 1stXV 18, Match Report, Sep 10
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Old Albanians v 1stXV, Sat Sep 10, 15:00, Match Preview

Old Albanians v 1stXV, Sat Sep 10, 15:00, Match Preview

Old Albanians v 1stXV, Sat Sep 10, 15:00, Match Preview
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1stXV 24 Rosslyn Park 15, Match Report, Sep 03

1stXV 24 Rosslyn Park 15, Match Report, Sep 03

1stXV 24 Esher 15, Match Report, Sep 03
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Senior Results Sat Sep 03, 2016

Senior Results Sat Sep 03, 2016

Senior Results Sat Sep 03, 2016
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South Leicester 7 1stXV 24, Match Report, Aug 27

South Leicester 7 1stXV 24, Match Report, Aug 27

South Leicester 7 1stXV 24, Match Report, Aug 27
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South Leicester v 1stXV, Aug 25, 19:30, Pre-season Match Preview

South Leicester v 1stXV, Aug 25, 19:30, Pre-season Match Preview

South Leicester v 1stXV, Aug 25, 19:30, Pre-season Match Preview
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1stXV 43 v Bridgend 15, Match Report, Aug 20

1stXV 43 v Bridgend 15, Match Report, Aug 20

1stXV v Bridgend, Pre-season Fixture Match Report, Aug 20, 2016
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1stXV v Bridgend, Aug 20, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Bridgend, Aug 20, 15:00, Match Preview

Pre-season Fixture, 1stXV v Bridgend, Sat Aug 20, Match Preview
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Jersey 35 1stXV 22, Pre-season Fixture Match Report, Aug 13

Jersey 35 1stXV 22, Pre-season Fixture Match Report, Aug 13

Jersey 35 1stXV 22, Pre-season Fixture Match Report, Aug 13 A new look Ampthill squad travelled to Jersey on the Friday, Saturday produced a glorious afternoon with perfect underfoot conditions. The coaching team  chose to give debuts  to 10 summer signings with some more familiar faces included in the replacements. Amps began on top driving
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Jersey v 1stXV, Sat Aug 13, Match Preview

Jersey v 1stXV, Sat Aug 13, Match Preview

Pre-season Fixture, Jersey v 1stXV, Sat Aug 13, Match Preview
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Peter Weightman Signs For National 1

Peter Weightman Signs For National 1

Peter Weightman Signs For National 1
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Sam Baker & Mickey Wilson Sign For National 1

Sam Baker & Mickey Wilson Sign For National 1

Sam Baker & Mickey Wilson Sign For National 1
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Sam Hanks & Loti Molitika Sign For National 1

Sam Hanks & Loti Molitika Sign For National 1

Sam Hanks & Loti Molitika Sign For National 1
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Joe Bercis & Oris Nawaqalive Sign For National 1

Joe Bercis & Oris Nawaqalive Sign For National 1

Joe Bercis & Oris Nawaqalive Sign For National 1
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Joe Tarrant Tours Canada With England Counties

Joe Tarrant Tours Canada With England Counties

Joe Tarrant Tours Canada With England Counties
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Rob Bell And Josh Walker Sign For National 1

Rob Bell And Josh Walker Sign For National 1

Rob Bell and Josh Walker Sign For National 1
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2016-17 National 1 Fixtures

2016-17 National 1 Fixtures

2016-17 National 1 Fixtures Published
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Saracens Ben Earl & Nick Isiekwe Sign On Dual Registration

Saracens Ben Earl & Nick Isiekwe Sign On Dual Registration

Saracens Ben Earl & Nick Isiewke Sign On Dual Registration
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Steffan Jones & Ben Calder Sign For 2016/17

Steffan Jones & Ben Calder Sign For 2016/17

Steffan Jones & Ben Calder Sign For 2016/17 Steffan Jones and Ben Calder have committed to join the National 1 squad for season 2016-17. Fly half Steffan (25, 1.84m, 90kg), was born in Caerphilly and joins from Bedford Blues for whom he made 44 appearances in the Championship and British & Irish Cup. Prior to
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1stXV Pre-Season Fixtures V Jersey And Bridgend

1stXV Pre-Season Fixtures V Jersey And Bridgend

1stXV Pre-Season Fixtures V Jersey And Bridgend
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2015-16 Squad Departures

2015-16 Squad Departures

Elliot Clements-Hill, Darrel Dyer, Kiefer Laxton & William Maisey Leave Ampthill
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Director of Rugby End Of Year Report 2016

Director of Rugby End Of Year Report 2016

Director of Rugby End Of Year Report 2016
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U6 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

U6 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

An amazing first season of rugby has been had by all in the Under 6 Team. The children have been brilliantly behaved, but above all have displayed true sportsman qualities such as determination and perseverance. The winter months can be hard on the younger players! We have been fortunate to have the support of a
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U15 & U18 Girls End Of Season Report 2015-2016

U15 & U18 Girls End Of Season Report 2015-2016

Ampthill Girls have been running now for two seasons and the progress of the U15 and U18 girls this season has been something to behold. Finding fixtures for the girls to play is tricky as there are clubs with girl’s sections fairly nearby, but you need to match up the levels of development to avoid
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1stXV 20 Esher 13, Match Report, Apr 30

1stXV 20 Esher 13, Match Report, Apr 30

1stXV 20 Esher 13, Apr 30, Match Report
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U8 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

U8 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

The players have learnt a lot this season with our players really now starting to gel together as part of this fantastic team – the results have shown this when we have played matches throughout the year ending in the Holt and then the Peterborough Festival both of which saw our teams shine whilst maintaining
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1stXV v Esher, Sat Apr 30, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Esher, Sat Apr 30, 15:00, Match Preview

1stXV v Esher, Sat Apr 30, 15:00, Match Preview
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U13 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

U13 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

As always an eagerly anticipated start to the season saw the boys fully embrace the transition from mini to youth rugby with full size pitches, 15 players and entry into the Herts and Middlesex League (HML) as well as both the Bedfordshire and East Midlands Cups that they were more used to from the seasons
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U12 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

U12 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

The 2015/16 season was a fantastic success for the Under 12’s. We started the season with quite a few new arrivals,this nicely offsetting those who had decided to spend their Sunday mornings doing something other than enjoying the benefits of Dillingham Park at its best. We had 35 boys registered & 30 attending most Sunday
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U10 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

U10 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

Another great year for the U10s! We’ve had a good few new faces join us this season and they’ve slotted straight in. In terms of what has changed on the pitch this season we have introduced the ruck and maul, with a bigger pitch and an extra player. The whole squad has relished the challenge
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U11 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

U11 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

The under 11 squad has had a decent season and the players can all be proud of their combined and personal achievements over the season. The squad has made improvements in all aspects of their rugby and it is pleasing for the coaches to see their hard work coming to fruition on the pitch. On
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U15 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

U15 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

Prologue Though this be madness, yet there is method in ‘t ! – After a successful 2014 campaign with two promotions and a cup final behind us, the 2015 U15’s coaching team took the decision to enter 4 competitions with a squad of 35 players, aiming to provide as much playing time to all squad
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U16 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

U16 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

Following double promotions at the end of last season to the East Midlands Championship league and the Herts/Middlesex Division 2 the season ahead was always going to be a tougher one. The squad had grown to 28 players with a few players relocating clubs to Ampthill and a couple of players returning to rugby, all
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U18 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

U18 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

So the chapter closes on the epic journey of this remarkable group of young men, finishing where it started by becoming the Bedfordshire County champions. Entering the quarter finals with a number of players unavailable due to injury and sickness, the squad was supplemented by a number of very enthusiastic & talented under 17`s. The
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U14 End of Season Report 2015-2016

U14 End of Season Report 2015-2016

The U14s have a had great season culminating in winning the HML league at the top of the table scoring 247 points and only conceding 46 and thereby gaining promotion to division 2 next season. Whilst we did very well against teams outside our usual stomping ground, games against our neighbours didn’t fare so well,
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U7 End of Season Team Report 2015-2016

U7 End of Season Team Report 2015-2016

A really successful season draws to a close and a big well done has to go to all the players, who’ve trained and played the game in the right spirit, with enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn and improve. Every fixture we’ve played, the feedback has been the same from opposing clubs – ‘great group
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U17 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

U17 End Of Season Report 2015-2016

Nationally, this age group is notorious for players leaving rugby and pursuing other options. We started the season with 24 players, but were soon struggling to get 18 to turn up to matches. We even played one match with only 12 players. Luckily, we have quite a lot of strength in depth and it is
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Senior Results Sat Apr 23, 2016

Senior Results Sat Apr 23, 2016

Senior Results Sat Apr 23, 2016
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U9 End of Season Report 2015-2016

U9 End of Season Report 2015-2016

This has been a great season for the Ampthill U9’s and the players have loved their introduction to contact rugby. We have a large squad with 65 players registered and regularly have 45 players attending training on Sundays and midweek. We have had a lot of new players join this year and they have been
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Coventry v 1stXV, Sat Apr 23, 2016, Match Preview

Coventry v 1stXV, Sat Apr 23, 2016, Match Preview

Coventry v 1stXV, Sat Apr 23, 2016, Match Preview
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Ampthill Girls U15 Match Report, Apr 17, 2016

Ampthill Girls U15 Match Report, Apr 17, 2016

Ampthill Girls U15, Bury Vixens, Market Harborough Triangular Ampthill Girls U15 welcomed Bury Vixens and Market Harborough to Dillingham Park for the first time for a 3 way matchup between the clubs. This was the first time that Ampthill and Bury had met in the girls section and Market Harborough were returning the fixture played
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1stXV 25 Fylde 21

1stXV 25 Fylde 21

1stXV Overcome Feisty Fylde 25-21
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Senior Results Sat Apr 16, 2016

Senior Results Sat Apr 16, 2016

Senior Results Sat Apr 16, 2016
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U16 HML Ampthill 15 – 10 Bedford

U16 HML Ampthill 15 – 10 Bedford

Ampthills U16s final Herts/Middlesex League game of the season saw them at home to local rivals Bedford Blues with good playing conditions and a decent size crowd into watch the encounter. The early battles were fiercely contested with no quarter given and Ampthill tested the Bedford defence constantly. The A’s were able to open the
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U12 Tour 2015-2016

U12 Tour 2015-2016

We finished our last ever minis tour. The whole squad put in an absolutely brilliant performance in the Holt festival, we won 3 games and lost 1. We scored 16 tries in total and conceded 4. All the boys were a real credit to themselves and the club, not only did they play some awesome
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1stXV v Fylde, Sat Apr 16, Match Preview

1stXV v Fylde, Sat Apr 16, Match Preview

1stXV v Fylde, Sat Apr 16, Match Preview
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Hull Ionians 34 1stXV 36

Hull Ionians 34 1stXV 36

Hull Ionians 34 1stXV 36, Match Report
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Senior Results Sat Apr 09, 2016

Senior Results Sat Apr 09, 2016

Senior Results Sat Apr 09, 2016
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Hull Ionians v 1stXV, Sat Apr 09, Match Preview

Hull Ionians v 1stXV, Sat Apr 09, Match Preview

Hull Ionians v 1stXV, Sat Apr 09, Match Preview
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1stXV 52 Plymouth Albion 13

1stXV 52 Plymouth Albion 13

1stXV 52 Plymouth Albion 13, Match Report
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Senior Results Sat Apr 02, 2016

Senior Results Sat Apr 02, 2016

Senior Results Sat Apr 02, 2016
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1stXV V Plymouth Albion, Sat Apr 02, Match Preview

1stXV V Plymouth Albion, Sat Apr 02, Match Preview

1stXV V Plymouth Albion, Sat Apr 02, Match Preview
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Richmond 19 1stXV 19

Richmond 19 1stXV 19

Last Kick Of The Game Drop Goal Miss Results In A Hard Earned Draw Ampthill travelled to Richmond on a generally overcast morning with a cool North Easterly wind to find perfect under foot playing conditions. The only change to the squad that defeated Hartpury was the return of hooker James Fish to the bench.
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Senior Results Sat Mar 19, 2016

Senior Results Sat Mar 19, 2016

Senior Results Sat Mar 19, 2016
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U14 2015-2016  HML Division 3 Winners

U14 2015-2016 HML Division 3 Winners

Ampthill U14’s win HML Division 3 with a +203 points difference! Amazing achievement.
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U10 2015-2016 Beds Cup Runners Up and Plate Winners

U10 2015-2016 Beds Cup Runners Up and Plate Winners

Ampthill U10s Beds Cup Runners Up and Plate Winners!! Everyone feeling very proud.
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Ampthill U13 Crowned East Midlands Champions  !!!

Ampthill U13 Crowned East Midlands Champions !!!

Ampthill U13’s (31) v (25) Northampton Old Scouts A match that kept everybody entertained until the last minute eventually saw Ampthill U13’s claim the East Midlands cup after beating Northampton Old Scouts in a well contested final played at Peterborough RFC. The path to the final hadn’t been easy with Ampthill seeing off many of
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U12 2015-2016

U12 2015-2016

U12 Lads chilling prior to their Beds Cup Final 2016
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U7 2015-2016 Beds Cup Joint Winners

U7 2015-2016 Beds Cup Joint Winners

U7 2015-2016 Beds Cup joint winners with Bedford. Excellent performance everyone.
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U8 2015-2016 Beds Cup & Plate Winners

U8 2015-2016 Beds Cup & Plate Winners

U8 Entered two teams into the Beds Cup and they won both the cup and the plate competitions. Fabulous performance.
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Exeter Chiefs’ Brett Sturgess Joins Ampthill As Player-Coach

Exeter Chiefs’ Brett Sturgess Joins Ampthill As Player-Coach

Exeter Chiefs’ Brett Sturgess Joins Ampthill As Player/Coach
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Joe Tarrant Starts For England Counties Against France Fédéral

Joe Tarrant Starts For England Counties Against France Fédéral

Joe Tarrant Starts For England Counties Against France Fédéral
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1stXV 24 Hartpury College 18

1stXV 24 Hartpury College 18

1stXV's Dominant First Half Proves Just Enough To Overcome Hartpury Fight Back
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Senior Results Sat Mar 05, 2016

Senior Results Sat Mar 05, 2016

Senior Results Sat Mar 05, 2016
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1stXV v Hartpury College, Sat Mar 05, Match Preview

1stXV v Hartpury College, Sat Mar 05, Match Preview

1stXV v Hartpury College, Sat Mar 05, Match Preview
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Ampthill Colts Progress To Beds Cup Final

Ampthill Colts Progress To Beds Cup Final

Ampthill Colts Progress To Beds Cup Final
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U16 East Midlands Challenge League Champions 2016

U16 East Midlands Challenge League Champions 2016

Ampthill u16’s entered their last ever East Midlands Challenge league match knowing a win would see them finish this league as champions and were determined that their visit to Stewart & Lloyds Corby would be a successful one. A bright and clear morning saw the A’s get off to a good start with early pressure
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Fylde 19 1stXV 29

Fylde 19 1stXV 29

Four Try Second Half Secures Victory At Fylde
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Senior Results Sat Feb 27, 2016

Senior Results Sat Feb 27, 2016

Senior Results Sat Feb 27, 2016
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Fylde v 1stXV, Sat Feb 27, Match Preview

Fylde v 1stXV, Sat Feb 27, Match Preview

Fylde v 1stXV, Sat Feb 27, Match Preview
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U16s 2016 Dads & Lads Ski Trip to Alpe D’Huez in France

U16s 2016 Dads & Lads Ski Trip to Alpe D’Huez in France

Steve & Liam Everitt Jay & Sol Tovey Tony & Tom Murray Paul & George Odell Paul & Kyle McSwiggan
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Loughborough Students 19 1stXV 21

Loughborough Students 19 1stXV 21

Ma'asi and Maisey Bring Amps Back From The Dead
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Senior Results Sat Feb 20, 2016

Senior Results Sat Feb 20, 2016

Senior Results Sat Feb 20, 2016
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Loughborough Students v 1stXV, Match Preview

Loughborough Students v 1stXV, Match Preview

Loughborough Students v 1stXV, Sat Feb 20, 2016, Match Preview
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1stXV 35 Wharfedale 29

1stXV 35 Wharfedale 29

Clements-Hill Goals Secure Win In 10 Try Thriller
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Senior Results Sat Feb 13, 2016

Senior Results Sat Feb 13, 2016

Results For The Senior Sides From Sat Feb 13, 2016
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1stXV v Wharfedale, Match Preview

1stXV v Wharfedale, Match Preview

1stXV v Wharfedale, Sat 13th Feb 2016, Match Preview
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U16 Ampthill 24 – 14 Old Albanians B

U16 Ampthill 24 – 14 Old Albanians B

The U16s buoyed by the Beds Cup final win over Biggleswade were looking for a good friendly home fixture and found one at the eleventh hour in the Old Albanians ‘B’ side, who play in the division below Ampthill in the HML. A noon start on the windiest rugby pitch in the world, our top
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1stXV 21 Rosslyn Park 5

1stXV 21 Rosslyn Park 5

Tactical Ampthill Overcome Elements And Rosslyn Park Ampthill welcomed Rosslyn Park to Dillingham Park on a grey, overcast afternoon with a howling southerly gale blowing in favour of the visitors in the first half. Amps squad saw Aleki Lutui start at hooker with Matthew Collins at tighthead, Benjamin Gulliver returned from suspension at lock and
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Senior Results Sat Feb 06, 2016

Senior Results Sat Feb 06, 2016

Results For The Senior Sides From Sat Feb 06, 2016
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1stXV v Rosslyn Park, Match Preview

1stXV v Rosslyn Park, Match Preview

1stXV v Rosslyn Park, Sat 6th Feb 2016, Match Preview
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Ampthill U16 Beds Cup Winners 2016

Ampthill U16 Beds Cup Winners 2016

Biggleswade 0 v 37 Ampthill – Beds Cup Final A dry and bright Sunday morning and a surface that was a credit to the Bigggleswade groundsmen provided some good conditions for this Beds Cup final between two old adversaries in Ampthill and Biggleswade. From the kick off Ampthill made the early yards and dominated the
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Blackheath 21 1stXV 15

Blackheath 21 1stXV 15

Second Half Home Revival Dashes Hopes After 1stXV Lead At Half Time
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Senior Results Sat Jan 30, 2016

Senior Results Sat Jan 30, 2016

Results For The Senior Sides From Sat Jan 30, 2016
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Blackheath v 1stXV, Match Preview

Blackheath v 1stXV, Match Preview

Blackheath v 1stXV, Sat Jan 30th, 2016, Match Preview
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Mowden Park 45 1stXV 29

Mowden Park 45 1stXV 29

1stXV Gain 4 Try Bonus Point But Go Down In The Northern Echo Arena, Again
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Senior Results Sat Jan 23, 2016

Senior Results Sat Jan 23, 2016

Results For The Senior Sides From Sat Jan 23, 2016
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