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The junior section of the club are pleased to have widened its local schools engagement program through enhancing its relationship with Bredon School.  

Based in Bushley Bredon School is a mainstream day and boarding school for boys and girls of all abilities from 3 to 18 years olds and has a specialism for helping children with dyslexia, dyspraxia and a range of associated learning needs achieve their potential in a thriving learning environment.

The relationship has developed on two fronts.

From a playing perspective pupils from Bredon School have been training with Girls U18, 15 and 13 squads with successful debuts post Christmas in U18 and U15s along with male pupils commencing training with the U16 squad. Further player engagement at a junior level to increase as well as coaching support from TRFC to the school.

The Junior Section of TRFC and Bredonschool are also exploring opportunities to partner on a wider basis to share resources, facilities and for mutual promotion.

The club would like to extend its thanks to Charmain Eaton who works at the school and plays for Tewkesbury Ladies for nurturing the relationship and David Ward the Head Master.  David has played professionally at Bedford and Nottingham as well as representing England at Colts, Students and U23.  David is an advocate of engaging the school with the community and in particular with TRFC.

We hope to bring further news of developments in future newsletters.

Following the changes announced by the Government on Wednesday 9 September in relation to the ban on groups of more than six people meeting socially indoors and outdoors. Although social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England from Monday 14 September, the Government has confirmed that organised sports and activities that have been through return to play protocols can continue. With the exception of clubs impacted by local lockdown restrictions, we remain at Stage D on the Return to Community Rugby Roadmap. The rugby community can continue to organise non-contact fixtures with other clubs using Ready4Rugby and other touch rugby activity.

Our Clubhouse bar is now open on Friday from 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm and on Saturday from 12.00 noon - 7.00pm.  We will be closed on Sunday.  We have a total capacity of 60 inside the clubhouse and 54 in our outside garden area.  Other changes include the introduction of glasses in the clubhouse rather than plastic and cash can now be taken, but we would prefer card if possible.  We operate on a first-come first-served basis.

Tewkesbury RFC is operating a Track and Trace system for those using the Clubhouse bar.  Please help us by downloading EVE PASS app for IOS and ANDROID and registering.  Once you have downloaded the app simply scan the GR code on arrival.

 

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