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Dorking U18 Plays in Champions Trophy27th November, 2014
U18 Rory Mitchell wins a Champions Trophy Medal after helping his school Millfield run out winners against Leeds Grammar at Allianz Park yesterday afternoon. A member of Dorking since the U7's, Rory has been part of the Harlequins Elite Player Development squad and has represented Surrey youth, captaining the side at U16 level. Seen here with proud dad Stuart, Rory is looking forwar... Read More
Match Reports Saturday 22nd November26th November, 2014
Birdsworth & King 'report' HERE Dorking Advertiser report HERE Bishops Stortford's report HERE ... Read More
Charity Burns Night26th November, 2014
Club sponsor, Downs Solicitors are hosting a Burns Night event on the 17th January with all proceeds going to 'Combat Stress'. All club members are invited to attend, please see the attached flyer HERE for booking details. ... Read More
Evening Business Networking25th November, 2014
Networking Evening at Dorking Rugby Business Club    11th December 2014 6pm - 8:30pm    'It's a refreshing way to network'. That's what is being said about networking at Dorking Rugby Business Club.   This is down to a very engaging and fun format. We make it ever so easy (and not at all scary!) for you to have meani... Read More
CHRISTMAS HAMPERS 201422nd November, 2014
CHRISTMAS HAMPERS 2014 RAFFLE TICKETS NOW ON SALE Please see your Age Group Christmas Raffle Elf for tickets.... Tickets will also be on sale behind the bar. Last year every age group prepared some wonderful hampers containing loads of goodies..... ... Read More
Big Game 721st November, 2014
Big Game 7 - 27th December (more info here)   A number of parents and players took advantage of the £10 adult tickets at the end of Octobe but for those who weren't that organised or whose plans have changed another order will be placed at the end of next week. The tickets are priced at £15 for adults and £10 for U16s.  There are other categories of ticke... Read More
Match Reports Saturday 15th November18th November, 2014
Birdsworth's 1st XV report HERE Dorking Ad report HERE ... Read More
THE RUGBY PAPER16th November, 2014
SUBSCRIBE TO THE RUGBY PAPER EARN CASH BACK FOR DORKING RUBGY CLUB About The Rugby Paper:   The Rugby Paper, the UK's number 1 selling rugby title, brings you all the key match reports and exclusive features on a weekly basis.   On-sale every Sunday in England & Wales (or available digitally worldwide), it contains renowned journalists such as Nick... Read More
1st XV Match Reports 8th November10th November, 2014
Birdsworth & Penfold's 'Report' HERE Dorking Ad Report HERE Canterbury's Report HERE ... Read More
DORKING RUGBY CLUB APP OVER 500 USERS10th November, 2014
WHOOP! WHOOP! OVER 500 USERS OF THE DORKING APP Have you downloaded yet? Go to the Google Play store or the Apple Store and download the app today. The modern way to keep updated with Dorking Rugby Club ... Read More
George Kruis receives England Cap9th November, 2014
Congratulations to former Dorking player George Kruis, receives his England cap to face the New Zealand All Blacks. Part of 'Cattons Babes' the highly successful U17 team that won the National Cup in 2007 George has been a regular in the Saracens team for the past 3 seasons and has represented England at U20 level. Not that he has forgotten his old mates - George still visits ... Read More
Congratulations George6th November, 2014
Congratulations to former Dorking mini, youth and first team player George Kruis, selected on the bench in Saturday's England team to face the New Zealand All Blacks. Part of 'Cattons Babes' the highly successful U17 team that won the National Cup in 2007 George has been a regular in the Saracens team for the past 3 seasons and has represented England at U20 level. Not tha... Read More
OE's v Dorking Reports2nd November, 2014
Rugby Paper Report HERE To subscribe to Rugby Paper and read the reports early click on the link in the scrolling bar above. Birdsworth & King match 'report' HERE ... Read More
Simon Bennett RIP29th October, 2014
It is with great sadness that I report the sudden death last week of Simon Bennett.  Simon had been a member of Dorking RFC  for over 30 years and was one of the Club’s most loyal supporters. He travelled to every away fixture and many of you will have been with him only last weekend at Cambridge. We extend our sincerest condolences and sympathy to Anna and James.  ... Read More
Match Reports Saturday 25th October27th October, 2014
Birdsworth & King 'report' HERE Dorking Ad report HERE ... Read More
BT SPORT RUGBY TONIGHT25th October, 2014
Dorking RFC have been asked to appear live on television Monday 24th November on the BT Sport Rugby Tonight programme when 20 players in DRFC kit and 80 supporters will appear The players will be take part in various emos and the “Smash O Meter” challenge. We need to be at the Studios on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, at 6:30 pm dressed in DRFC merchandise fo... Read More
BMW Vines of Redhill Invitation24th October, 2014
JOIN BMW IN THE BMW LOUNGE AT TWICKENHAM As England prepare to face the four giants of southern hemisphere rugby, all looking to secure a victory at Twickenham this November, we would like to invite you to be part of the action. Once again, the ever popular BMW Lounge returns to the West Fan Village at Twickenham Stadium.As part of your Dorking's partnership with Vines, we would be ... Read More
COCO5 Welcome to Dorking Rugby22nd October, 2014
All at Dorking Rugby welcome COCO5 to our club.  COCO5 are our new provider of rehydation for the 1st XV.   COCO5 is an innovative all natural coconut water based rehydration drink developed by a team of professional National Ice Hockey League sports medicine experts and sports nutritionists determined to invent a healthier drink for professional athletes and physically active peo... Read More
The Pavilion Open Evening!21st October, 2014
Come and join us on Wednesday 22nd October from 5pm – 8pm, to see what we could offer you for your next function. We have excellent conference and party facilities and would love for you to come see it all set up and generally get a feel for the venue. Everyone is welcome and we will be offering wine and canapés on the evening. If your interested in coming along please ema... Read More
Match Reports Saturday 18th October20th October, 2014
Birdsworth & King 'report' HERE Dorking Ad 1st XV match report HERE A XV match report HERE ... Read More
DRFC welcomes AFEX as business partner20th October, 2014
Dorking Rugby Club has teamed up with London based Foreign Exchange provider AFEX Ltd in a deal which will raise much needed funds for us. The connection has come through first team full back Andrew Frost (aka Frosty).  Andrew is keen to be able to give something back to DRFC and this is where the idea for the joint venture came from. If you’re an owner, MD, CFO or employee of a... Read More
Supporters T Shirts back in stock14th October, 2014
The initial run of supporters T shirts (see photo below of the front and back) sold out over the first weekend of the season, and many of you were disappointed not to be able to buy one. I am pleased to advise that sizes M to 3XL (aka Past Chairman Fit) are now back in stock. These are Fruit of the Loom brand shirts and thus of good quality. For reference the M is advertised as measuring 3... Read More
Saturday 11th Match Reports13th October, 2014
Dorking Advertiser Report DRFC vs CAB HERE Birdsworth & King's 'report' HERE A XV v Hammersmith & Fulham HERE ExA v Cobham AWAITING PUBLICATION ... Read More
Dorking Girls Selected for Surrey11th October, 2014
Molly Cooper and Naomi Brown have been selected to be part of the Girls U15 County Squad and Molly Fownes-Walpole, Lara Warman, Rachel Higgins, Tash Merrett, Emily (Flo) Morgan and Beth Murray have all been selected to be part of the Girls U18 County Squad.  All the girls, apart from Lara who is sidelined with concussion, will be taking part in the County Divisional Festival at Old Reigati... Read More
Match Reports Southend v Dorking9th October, 2014
1st XV report HERE A XV report HERE Dorking Advertiser reports Here ... Read More
Minis Enjoy Festival Success8th October, 2014
The Minis enjoyed varying successes last Sunday both at home and away - brief reports here Well done to everyone involved - coaches, players, parents! ... Read More
Dorking Advertiser Match reports2nd October, 2014
Read the Dorking Advertiser match reports Here and Here ... Read More
Dorking 52 Lydney 3 29th September, 2014
(un)Official Match Report HERE ... Read More
DORKING RUGBY TV28th September, 2014
DORKING RUGBY TV Watch the try highliights of the Dorking 1st XV Games.... Click HERE to open the Dorking TV page  ... Read More
DORKING RUGBY CLUB APP16th September, 2014
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Comedy Night 3 - Back by Popular Demand15th September, 2014
Back by popular demand, Comedy Night returns for a third time to DRFC. Compere Phil Dinsdale supported by 3 of the funniest comedians in the country, fish & chip supper and your mates at the club. Makes for a great evening. The acts, whilst sometines risque are suitable for for a mixed audience; indeed it's often the ladies seen laughing loudest and longest. Book early to av... Read More
Touch Rugby Wednesday Evenings 7.30pm15th September, 2014
Touch Rugby at the club  - every Wednesday at 7.30 pm - 9.00pm followed by rehydration in the bar. Open to all, young, old, male, female. For details contact Andy Reynolds 07540 249644, or just turn up. You'll be welcome. ... Read More
A XV vs Bury St Edmunds Match Report7th September, 2014
Dorking A 24 BSE Wolfhounds 14 Full report HERE ... Read More
2014 - 2015 Membership information5th September, 2014
Membership forms and subscription rates for 2014 - 2015 can be found HERE ... Read More
Dr Robin Elson-Dew RIP4th September, 2014
Robin passed away last week after a short illness. He had been a member of DRFC for many decades and was a keen supporter on the touch-line for 1st XV and for the Juniors watching his grandson, Jamie. He was one of the core group of our 'Senior' members who have provided so much to the club over the years and has also been heavily involved in local cricket and golf (being an ex Cap... Read More
Play Dorking Fantasy Rugby2nd September, 2014
Dear Member/Players/Supporters The new Rugby season has crept up again and this year we are very excited to announce that there will be a Dorking RFC fantasy league in place, open to all members of the club. The concept is relatively easy and explained in the attached document, but basically select a team of Dorking players who will proudly be representing the club in the 2014/15 season and... Read More
2015 Six Nations Tickets22nd August, 2014
It's August so time to apply for those 2015 Six Nations Twickenham tickets. Note you must be a paid up member of the club to apply, so get your subs paid asap! How to apply covering letter HERE England v Italy applicaton HERE England v France & England v Scotland HERE ... Read More
FREE MONEY FOR YOUR CLUB20th August, 2014
Free Money ....Do you shop online...register NOW and earn money for Dorking RFC - NO RISK - yes Free Money for Your Club OCADO, SAINSBURYS, TESCO, GAP, AMAZON, M&S, BOOTS, EBAY many many more online retailers.....it is simple Powered by easyfundraising.org.uk   ... Read More
DRFC and Saracen Datastore Partnership18th August, 2014
The club is delighted to announce that we have teamed up with Surrey based Archive and Document Storage specialist Saracen Datastore. Armand Roux, 1st team Captain and Youth RDO, brings us this connection and is keen to offer the full range of services to club members. In return DRFC will benefit from a 5% commission for all referred business referred through the club.   Armand “... Read More
Pre Match Lunches 2014 - 2015 Season11th August, 2014
With the exciting prospect National 2 rugby this season, the pre match lunches are already booking up fast. In order to avoid disappointment why not make your reservations in advance and enjoy a discount at the same time.  Information letter HERE Match schedule HERE Single Lunch Booking form HERE Multi Lunch Booking Form HERE... Read More
DRFC 300 Club30th July, 2014
The 300 Club    You may be wondering - 300 Club - what is it? For £5 a month, or £60 per year , up to 300 members stand a chance of winning up to £900 per month. If there are fewer than 300 members in the 300 club, then the prize money available stands at 60% of the take. First prize is 40% of the pot and 2nd prize is 20% of the pot. Simples..... Want... Read More
Congratulations to Adam Worth29th July, 2014
Congratulations to Dorking player Adam Worth who has been named in the Exeter Chiefs 7's squad. Currently studying at Exeter University, Adam learned his craft playing for Dorking Minis and Youth, and was a member of the U17 side which lifted the National Trophy at Worcester 2 seasons ago. He has represented the club at U20 level and more recently, the 1st XV. read the full story he... Read More
FORMER DORKING STAR IN ENGLAND WORLD CUP SQUD15th July, 2014
FORMER DORKING STAR NAMED IN ENGLAND TEAM FOR WORLD CUP FORMER Dorking Rugby Club minis player Kay Wilson has been named in the England squad for the Women's World Cup in France next month. Read more: http://www.dorkingandleatherheadadvertiser.co.uk/Dorking-star-named-England-team-World-Cup/story-21464995-detail/story.html#ixzz37ZW6Deta ... Read More
PRE SEASON TRAINING STARTS 1 JULY24th June, 2014
The build up to National 2 rugby starts for the players at the Big Field next Tuesday 1st July at 7.30. PLEASE BRING ALONG PLENTY OF FLUIDS, it will be warm.  Junior players, especially next seasons U16, U17 and U18's  are welcome to come along and join in the fitness and non contact sessions.   ... Read More
Surrey win County Shield for the third time in succession3rd June, 2014
Congratulations to the Surrey Mens team, coached by Richie, managed by Newks and featuring mostly Dorking players, who won the County Shield at Twickenham on Sunday, beating Leicestershire by 39 - 16. Read match report HERE ... Read More
QUINS SUMMER CAMP at DORKING RUGBY1st June, 2014
HARLEQUINS SUMMER RUGBY CAMP AT DORKING RFC LEARN TO PLAYTHE HARLEQUINS WAY  24th and 25th JULY 2014 at the DORKING RUGBY CLUB   CLICK HERE FOR THE FLYER Each participant will receive: • 2 tickets (1 adult, 1 child) to Harlequins Big Game 7 at Twickenham Stadium In December 2014 • A full report card completed by their Coach • A going away... Read More
Mini & Junior Season Review/Reports1st June, 2014
A review of the Youth Season from U6/7 to Colts  After a season of new rules for the Minis and the usual bun fight of league fixtures for the Junuiors we can now reflect on the past eight months. As always a huge thanks to everyone who makes this happen - coaches, referees, parents, players, first aiders, managers, tour organisers, 1stXV, car parking volunteers and general enthusiasm! ... Read More
Next Season New League : Sponsor Opportunities30th May, 2014
Sponsorship Opportunities   Dorking Rugby Football Club 1st XV have capped a remarkable 10 years of success with promotion to National League 2 South for the first time in the club's 93-year history.   Promotion now makes Dorking RFC a Level 4 club and among the top 70 clubs in the country – and you too could become part of our amazing story next seas... Read More
Surrey v Middlesex Sat 10th May9th May, 2014
Surrey 1st XV start their defense of the County Championship Shield at Streatham & Croydon Rugby Club on Saturday 10th May, KO 15:00 National Three Champions Dorking provide 15 of the 22 players  Full Team below (Dorking unless stated)   1. Ben Knight 2. Ross Grimstone 3. Richard Nunn (Cobham) 4. Armand Roux (c) 5. Matt Higgins 6. Ian White ... Read More
Minis Tour Success!7th May, 2014
The under 7s had an outstanding tour to Rye this Bank holiday weekend, coming away as age group finalists and being awarded, by attending Club coaches and managers, the 'Fair Play' team award.   The 'Roosters' played eight games and won seven. They met the team that did beat them in the pool games, Old Albanian Harriers, in the final. That match was stopped by the H... Read More
SURREY CUP WINNERS - Esher 8 Dorking 226th May, 2014
Congratulations to the 1st XV squad of players and coaches who ran out comfortable winners against Esher at Esher yesterday. A combination of forward power and backline attacking flair in the first half and committed defence by all in the second half secured the cup on a threadbare pitch. This was a full squad effort with all of the bench being used. Special mention to Jasper King, who at 17 ye... Read More
England v Samoa Tickets16th April, 2014
QBE International AUTUMN 2014   England v Samoa Saturday 22 November 2014 KO 7.00pm   The RFU have come up with their first ‘BOGOF’ offer for this game providing you apply by the due date! Don’t forget there is no ballot for this game, you will be ordering tickets for the match providing you apply in time. So please make a special effort to suppo... Read More
From The Pen Of The Master - Terry O'Connor's Match Report15th April, 2014
Terry O'Connor, former Rugby Journalist of the Daily Mail was a Club Guest of Honour at the recent Dorking v OE's match. Below is his unbiased report, for which we thank him. During Terry's journalism career, he covered athletics, boxing and swimming, as well as rugby and he worked at the Olympics from the London Games of 1948.  He was chairman of the Rugby Writers’ ... Read More
League Champions12th April, 2014
CONGRATULATIONS TO 1st XV and all the coaching and support staff ... Read More
With a Cock on my Breast4th April, 2014
Wear your shirt with Pride (or Chiswick). If you've got a Dorking RFC shirt wear it down at the Big Field tomorrow afternoon as you support the lads in their epic match vs Old Elthamians for London & SE league spoils. Shirt shrunk a bit since your playing days? Fear not, Seymour Sports in town have plenty in stock. Failing that, anything red, white & blue will do! Ki... Read More
Make Time For Wine30th March, 2014
Dorking A's edge out OR 1's (Plus 1) in a thrilling encounter at Geoffrey Knight Field. Read full match report HERE ... Read More
DON'T BE A HEADCASE15th March, 2014
NEW: updated guidance is now available on Returning to Play after a concussion, so look below for information relevant to your role, and don’t be a HEADCASE! http://www.rfu.com/headcase ... Read More
U15s Camberley RFC and the Garryowens...!11th March, 2014
The skies were blue, the shades were out, and so were the coaches’ knees, for the first time in a very long time. Dorking was bathing in glorious sunshine…an early taste of summer, and Camberley were in town.  Could Dorking pick up where they left off after the mauling of Reeds last weekend. Unbeaten since the first day of the season, they knew that victories in the n... Read More
Dorking Girls Selected for Surrey28th February, 2014
Congratulations to Molly Fownes Walpole for her selection as Captain of the Surrey Girls U15 team, and to Molly Cooper who makes the U15 match squad. Congratulations also to U18's Rhea, Caroline, Emma, Rachel, Beth and Lucy who have been selected for the U18 squad vs Hampshire this weekend. Good Luck Girls. ... Read More
Dobbo Reveals All25th February, 2014
Keen not to be left out, and with no match to report on Dobbo tells it to us as it is......... Read HERE the life and times of the EX A XV coach / manager / wetnurse / travel agent (delete as appropriate) Rating- PG ... Read More
A XV Match reports24th February, 2014
After weeks of absence, allegedly caused by flood, fire, pestilence etc (the excuses are endless) Smudger has relocated his pen and started scribbling again. The expurgated highlights of the A XV's performances from Christmas to last weekend can be found  HERE ... Read More
Good luck Will and Alex!5th February, 2014
A XV players Alex Watts and Will Troughton have been selected to start for the Irish Exiles against a Welsh U19’s side at  Clifton Rugby Club, Bristol on Sunday 9th February. The boys have both played together for the Exiles and previously were both in the Team that beat Munster at Thomond Park. The Exiles Team is made up from lads across the length of the country. Good luck ... Read More
Familiar face, new corporate identity …30th January, 2014
Many of you will know Chris Webb, one of our sponsors, who is frequently to be found on a Saturday afternoon supporting the First XV, both home and away. Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and he has recently changed the focus of his business and now specialises in Nursing Care Fees Planning and Estate & Tax Planning. He has now joined forces with an IFA - Strategic Financial Portfolios... Read More
Congratulations Tom Bristow24th January, 2014
Congratulations to Dorking Alumnus Tom Bristow who gets his first start of the season in the Leicester front row against Harlequins tomorrow. We wish him well. ... Read More
The Dorking Advertiser reports on our celebrated alumni... ...17th January, 2014
We are very proud of our Youth development system and the success of our First XV is of course built upon it. This week's Dorking Advertiser ran a feature tracking a number of our youth stars who have climbed the rugby pyramid, but we are equally proud of those who have remained at the club and are, or soon will be, gracing our own First XV. You can read the Dorking Advertiser article h... Read More
Dorking u16s play for Surrey11th January, 2014
Dorking u16s Ryan Bodkin and James Bennett were delighted to start in the Surrey Autumn series of matches vs Sussex and Hampshire. ... Read More
Scrum Engagement Update9th January, 2014
Please see below the latest regarding the update to the scrum engagement which is effective now Good practice would be to review this with the referee, coaches and relevant players (scrum halves, front row) from BOTH teams BEFORE matches. Please call Gez on 07801 641129, if you have any queries. ----- Forwarded Message ----- From: Linda Fell To: Sent: Thursday, 9 Ja... Read More
Welcome to our latest sponsor ...22nd October, 2013
Dear Club Member, I would like to introduce Advies Private Clients LLP with whom Dorking RFC have recently formed a partnership which we believe will provide an opportunity to raise significant funds for the Club as a whole. Advies Private Clients is a firm of Independent Financial Advisers based in the City of London. It offers comprehensive advice on all financial areas, so whether yo... Read More
 
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