World Class Rugby

World Class Rugby

The RGS is the only school to have won both Union and League National Titles and regularly feature in regional and national competitions. RGS has an outstanding Natwest Cup record including an unprecedented three U15 final appearances in a row. 

Rugby has traditionally been very strong at the RGS, and the school regularly fields up to nineteen teams on a Saturday.  We play Rugby Union, predominantly, although League teams do participate in national championships. RGS play some of the very best independent and state schools in the country. The competitive fixture list includes schools such as Millfield, Wellington College and Eton College. 

Our senior players are regularly selected to play for professional sides and we pride ourselves on our youth development from 11-18 in being able to produce sportsmen whom professional and national teams look for. The close association with WASPS Academy further helps RGS players to maximise their potential within the School.

Our 1STXV 2017-18 will contain 9 Premiership Academy players. We can also boast over 30 schoolboy internationals, 8 full internationals, 3 British Lions and a Rugby World Cup Winner in Matt Dawson. All pupils play rugby as part of their sports curriculum with some 420-450 being selected for team squads per annum. 

RGS maintains and expects an extremely high standard of rugby throughout the age groups, from the U12's through to the 1st XV. A team of excellent coaches provides the guidance and skills necessary to help players reach their full potential.

RGS rugby is strongly supported by our parent body FRORGS without whom the excellence that RGS achieves at rugby could not be maintained.

Rugby Sporting Excellence

 

Tommy

Allan

Perpignan; Zebre

Scotland U18; Italy

Julian

Allfrey

Oxford University Varsity Match

England U18

Clive  

Ashby  

Wasps

England  

Ollie

Butler

La Rochelle; Argent

 

Nick  

Beal  

Northampton Saints

England and British Lions  

Alan  

Brinn  

Gloucester

England  

Alex

Cheeseman

Wasps; Cornish Pirates

 

Matthew  

Dawson  

Wasps; Saints

England and British Lions  

Nick  

Duncombe  

Harlequins

England  

Chris

Elder

Wasps; London Welsh; Yorkshire Carnegie

England U18

Peter  

Elder

Wasps; London Scottish

England U16 & U18

Freddie

Hawkins

Wasps

 Barbarians

James

Honeyben

Wasps

England U16, U18 & U20

Tom

Howe

Wasps

England U17

Ben

Manning

Henley Hawks; Chinnor

 

Ross

Neal

London Irish; London Scottish

 

Tom

Rees

Wasps

England

Christian

Scotland-Williamson

Worcester Warriors

 

Ronald  

Syrett  

Wasps

England  

Simon  

Tattersall

Henley Hawks; Chinnor

England U16

Christian

Wade

Wasps

England, England 7s and
British Lions

Tom

Wallace

Wasps

England U16

Jack

Wallace

Wasps; Bristol

England U16 & U18

Ellis

White

 

England U16 A

John  

Woodward (Ted)  

Wasps

England

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