Ironsides
Minis Rugby

The Minis section of Ironsides Rugby is a leading Minis club in Surrey Rugby and has a good turnout at every year group, we welcome youths of 12 and under start having fun with the ball from the age of 4.

Come along and we hope you will enjoy Ironsides Rugby, the way we all do!

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  • Under 10s
  • Under 9s
  • Under 8s
  • Under 7s
  • Under 6s
Ironsides Under 11's
LATEST NEWS & ALERTS
  • Season starts on September 9th - more details to follow
  • About
  • Contact
  • Home Pitch Location
  • Upcoming Fixtures
  • This Week

Welcome to Ironsides U11's. We are a non-selective community club, with one of the largest mini sections in the country. Whether you've been playing for a couple of years or are looking to start rugby, Ironsides is the ideal choice. For the season commencing September 2018 the U11's is for all those born between 1 September 2007 and 31st August 2008.

We train every Sunday with kick off at 10:00 prompt until12:00. Registration takes place at the beginning of the season and for newcomers throughout the season. Rugby boots and a mouth guard are mandatory. Please ensure you've arrived and are ready to warm up by 09:45. We have a busy season of Festivals ahead for all levels. 
U11s Manager
Nicole Lyon
T: 07504 295732
E: u11.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U11s Head Coach
Morgan Garfield
T: 07968 778376
E: u11.coach@ironsidesrugby.com

U11s Head Coach
Danny O'Keefe
T: 07790 900807
E: u11.coach@ironsidesrugby.com

King Georges Park
Burr Road Pitch
SW18 4QS

Date11111 Time Squads What's happening Type Location
Sun, 23/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 30/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 7/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 14/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 21/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 28/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds

Home training for all 23rd September, we are hosting Wimbledon for some friendly games!

See you at King Georges (Burr Road) for a prompt 10am start!

Please remember that mouthguards are mandatory, no child can play without one.

Any questions, please contact Nicole Lyon @ u11.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

 


 

Ironsides Under 10's
LATEST NEWS & ALERTS
  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED REFEREES AND FIRST AIDERS
  • COLD AND WET WEATHER IRONSIDES KOOGA KIT ON SALE AT CLUB POST TRAINING
  • MOUTHGUARD AND BOOTS MANDATORY FOR ALL SESSIONS
  • Season starts on September 9th - more details to follow
  • About
  • Contact
  • Home Pitch Location
  • Upcoming Fixtures
  • This Week

Welcome to Ironsides U10s. A non-selective community club, Ironsides has one of the largest mini sections in the country.

The season starts on Sunday 9th September 2018.

The U10 section caters for those in Year 5 at school. This is the second year of contact with boys and girls having fun on a Sunday morning with training starting at 10am prompt and running until midday. Training takes place at Acuba Road Pitch, King Georges Park, SW18 4QS. Please note that gumshields are mandatory to be able to participate in training sessions this year.

Festivals are organised by the club throughout the season both home and away where Ironsides teams will play against other clubs. 

Essential cold weather kit and branded Ironsides kit is on sale weekly at the club. Layering up with base layers and the cold/wet weather overlay kit is also recommended as are the hats through the cold winter months. For festivals hosted away from Ironsides the full Ironsides kit of shirt, shorts  and socks together with suitable boots is required.

 

Please watch out for availablity emails for training and for festivals and respond ASAP to help your coaches ensure that all players attend appropriate festivals and that everybody gets an opportunity to do so.

Ironsides is a volunteer run club so all parents are asked and expected to do their bit within an age group in which they have a child playing.
U10s Manager
Barbara Koupparis - Watson
T: 07961 168240
E: u10.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U10 Head Coach
David Watson
T: 07733 440017
E: u10.coach@ironsidesrugby.com

King Georges Park
Acuba Road
SW18 4QS

Date Time Squads What's happening Type Location
Sun, 23/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 30/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 7/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 14/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 21/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 28/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds

Our home pitch is at King George's Park, Acuba Road, SW18 4QS

Home training is from 10am to 12pm. Please ensure you arrive in good time to sign in and be ready to play by 10am

Mouth Guard and Rugby boots mandatory. Remember to sign in with Vicky each Sunday.

Upcoming Festivals for the U10s
30th Sept 2018    Wimbledon
30th Sept 2018    Cobham
7th Oct 2018        Kings
14th Oct 2018      Esher
14th Oct 2018      Sutton & Epsom
21st Oct 2018      Sutton & Epsom
21st Oct 2018      Rosslyn Park
4th Nov 2018       Wimbledon Warriors
4th Nov 2018       Warlingham
4th Nov 2018       WLL Round 1 @ Rosslyn Park
      



 

Ironsides Under 9's
LATEST NEWS & ALERTS
  • Season starts on September 9th - more details to follow
  • Welcome Back! Bring your Gum Shields every week please
  • About
  • Contact
  • Home Pitch Location
  • Upcoming Fixtures
  • This Week

Welcome to Ironsides U9s.  The season starts on Sunday 9th September 2018.

A non-selective community club, Ironsides has one of the largest mini sections in the country.

The U9s is for girls and boys born between 1st of September 2009 and 31st of August 2010 (generally school Year 4).   Boys and girls new to rugby as well as those who have played at the club previously are welcomed along to have some fun on a Sunday morning with training starting at 10am prompt and running until midday. Training takes place at Burntwood School, Burntwood Lane, SW17 0AQ . The U9s is the first year where contact rugby is introduced, a fast flowing game equally suitable to both boys and girls.

Festivals are organised by the club throughout the season both home and away where Ironsides teams will play against other clubs. 
 

We welcome new joiners throughout the season.

If you want to come and give it a try, then just come down to training on a Sunday at 10am. Register at the sign-in desk, then for £5 the children can do a trial session before deciding whether they would like to join up for the rest of the season (which runs from September to May).

Essential cold weather kit and branded Ironsides kit is on sale weekly at the club. Layering up with base layers and the cold/wet weather overlay kit is also recommended, as are hats through the cold winter months.

Under 9s Sponsors

u9s Manager
Sarah Molloy
T: 07919 550104
E: u9.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U9s Manager
Joseph Molloy
T: 07717 512234
E: u9.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U9s Head Coach
Duncan Swinhoe
T: 07887 733069
E: u9.coach@ironsidesrugby.com

u9s Head Coach
Richard Hudson
T: 07785 710292
E: u9s.coach@ironsidesrugby.com

Burntwood School, Burntwood Lane, SW17 0AQ

Date Time Squads What's happening Type Location
Sun, 23/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 30/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 7/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 14/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 21/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 28/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds

 

Please bring Gum Shields every week. This is a compulsory item moving forward and no training can take place without it.


Overview of upcoming dates

9th September 2018 Registration and 1st Week (Home Only)
16th September 2018 Registration and home training
23rd September 2018 Home training for all
30th September 2018 Festival: Wimbledon RFC
Home training for everyone else


 

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Ironsides Under 8s
LATEST NEWS & ALERTS
  • Season starts on September 9th - more details to follow
  • About
  • Contact
  • Home Pitch Location
  • Upcoming Fixtures
  • This Week

Welcome to Ironsides U8s.  The season starts on Sunday 9th September 2018.

A non-selective community club, Ironsides has one of the largest mini sections in the country.

The U8s is for girls and boys born between 1st of September 2010 and 31st of August 2011 (generally school Year 3).   Boys and girls new to tag rugby as well as those who have played at the club previously are welcomed along to have some fun on a Sunday morning with training starting at 10am prompt and running until midday. Training takes place at Nightingale School, Beechcroft Road, SW17 7DF. Tag rugby is a non-contact fast flowing game equally suitable to both boys and girls.

Festivals are organised by the club throughout the season both home and away where Ironsides teams will play against other clubs. 

 

We welcome new joiners throughout the season.

If you want to come and give it a try, then just come down to training on a Sunday at 9.45am. Register at the sign-in desk, then for £5 the children can do a trial session before deciding whether they would like to join up for the rest of the season (which runs from September to May).

Essential cold weather kit and branded Ironsides kit is on sale weekly at the club. Layering up with base layers and the cold/wet weather overlay kit is also recommended, as are hats through the cold winter months.

 

Under 8s Sponsors

U8s Manager
Anna Harriman
T: 07919 054372
E: u8.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U8s Manager
Julian Morse
T: 07899 993252
E: u8.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U8s Manager
Simon Wood
T: 07768 607571
E: u8.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U8s Manager
Antony Rowe
T: 07920 570127
E: u8.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U8s Head Coach
James Mackay
T: 07949 776404
E: u8.coach@ironsidesrugby.com

LOCATION
Nightingale School
Beechcroft Road
SW17 7DF
Nightingale School, Beechcroft Road, SW17 7DF

Date Time Squads What's happening Type Location
Sun, 23/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 30/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 7/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 14/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 21/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 28/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds

29th April 2018 

Festival: London Irish - 2 teams (time tbc)

No home training until next season!



Don't forget, end of season Fun Day is on Sunday 13th May - more details to follow soon!
 

Ironsides Under 7's
LATEST NEWS & ALERTS
  • ALL PLAYERS NEED A RESPONSIBLE ADULT PRESENT THROUGHOUT SESSION
  • PLEASE BE REGISTERED AND ON PITCH IN FULL KIT FOR 10AM SHARP
  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FIRST AID AND COACHING
  • COLD WEATHER IRONSIDES KIT ON SALE AT CLUBHOUSE
  • IRONSIDES KIT - SOCKS, SHORTS AND SHIRT REQUIRED FOR FESTIVALS
  • About
  • Contact
  • Home Pitch Location
  • Upcoming Fixtures
  • This Week

Welcome to Ironsides U7s.
The Season starts on Sunday 9th September 2018 at the Clubhouse, Openview, off Burntwood Lane.

A non-selective community club, Ironsides has one of the largest mini sections in the country.
Playing rugby with Ironsides is great fun! Come along. 

The U7s is for girls and boys in school Year 2.  Children new to tag rugby as well as those who have played at the club previously are welcomed along to have some fun on a Sunday morning.   Training takes place at the clubhouse grounds, please have registered and be on pitch for squad allocation all ready to play for 10:00am sharp with training wrapping up between 11.30 and 11.45am.  Tag rugby is a non-contact fast flowing game equally suitable to both boys and girls.

Essential cold weather kit and branded Ironsides kit is on sale weekly at the club. Layering up with base layers and the cold/wet weather overlay kit is also recommended, as are hats through the cold winter months.

Please watch out for team page banner alerts and the this week tab on this page for last minute changes such as cancellations as they can sometimes be as late as Sunday morning and we will use the website in preference to emailing hundreds of parents!

Under 7s Sponsors

U7s Manager
Simon de Nardi
T: 07816 443573
E: u7.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U7s Manager
Suzannah Shariff
T: 07976 289005
E: u7.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U7s Head Coach
Steve Alder
T: 07973 782999
E: u7.coach@ironsidesrugby.com

U7s Head Coach
Haf Shariff
T: 07931 985052
E: u7.coach@ironsidesrugby.com

Team Sponsors

Clubhouse Grounds, Openview, SW17 0AW
(Off Burntwood Lane)
 

Date Time Squads What's happening Type Location
Sun, 9/9/2018 Training & Registration Day Training Home
Sun, 16/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 23/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 30/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 7/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 14/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 21/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 28/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds

The season will continue at the clubhouse on Sunday 23rd September. 

On the 23rd September we will aim to run a session in a similar format to the prior Sunday.

Registration is required every week for allocation of bib, belt and tags. Please try to ensure you can complete this process and be ready with boots on on the pitch for 10am sharp for squad allocations. 

Those looking to join the age group are very welcome. It would be very helpful if an email is sent prior to attending on a Sunday to u7.manager@ironsidesrugby.com and u7.coach@ironsidesrugby.com

Full ironsides kit and an rfu number which comes with fully paid up membership will be required pre selection for any festivals against other clubs. 

You are reminded that a condition of membership is that a parent is present with their child throughout the session. 

The age group is run by volunteers so please assist them in any way possible to help the age group run smoothly and to ensure that your child has the best rugby experience possible.

The festival and joint training sessions for the calender year are available to view by clicking on this link:
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Ironsides Under 6's
LATEST NEWS & ALERTS
  • Season starts on September 9th - more details to follow
  • About
  • Contact
  • Home Pitch Location
  • Upcoming Fixtures
  • This Week

Welcome to the Battersea Ironsides U6s.

The 2018 season will start on Sunday 9th September at 10:00 at the clubhouse off Burntwood Lane.

The U6s is for girls and boys in Reception and Year 1, along with a few of the older Nursery children.

Training runs from 10:00 to 12:00 every Sunday at the clubhouse off Burntwood Lane. 

Each week children have an enormous amount of fun playing a variety of games that teach them about moving around the field and the basics of ball handing. Once fully warmed up we usually then spend the second half of the session playing games of tag rugby in small groups. 

Our main aim at this stage is to ensure the children enjoy themselves, but thanks to our incredible coaching team they also learn the basics of rugby very quickly - it doesn't take long for them to work out which try line they are supposed to be running for!


 

We welcome new joiners throughout the season and currently have no waiting list.

If you want to give it a try, then just come down to the clubhouse on a Sunday at 10:00. Register at the sign-in desk, then for £5 the children can do a trial session before deciding whether they would like to join up for the rest of the season (which runs from September to May).

​Parents should be aware that for the coming season we will be operating a STRICT 2 WEEK TRIAL PROCESS AND SO WE WILL ALLOW YOUR CHILD TO TAKE TWO TRIALS AT £5, AFTER WHICH IF YOU WISH TO KEEP COMING, YOU WILL NEED TO SIGN UP AS FULL MEMBERS. THE COST OF MEMBERSHIP FOR THE COMING SEASON IS £150 FOR THE FIRST CHILD, £85 FOR A SIBLING.
 Do get in contact with the Managers or Coaches if you have any questions - see the contacts section for details.

Under 6s Sponsors

U6s Manager
Zoe Goodwin
T: 07894 539521
E: U6.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U6s Head Coach
Justin Basini
T: 07786 548395
E: U6.coach@ironsidesrugby.com

U5s Manager
Toby Wait
T: 07799038758
E: u5.manager@ironsidesrugby.com

U5s Head Coach
Chris Webster
T: 07900 890613
E: u5.coach@ironsidesrugby.com

Clubhouse Grounds
Openview
SW17 0AW

Date Time Squads What's happening Type Location
Sun, 23/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 30/9/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 7/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 14/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 21/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds
Sun, 28/10/2018 Training Training Home Grounds

Sunday 22nd April 2018

Training will take place this week at the Clubhouse from 10am.  Please ensure that your child's shoes are clean.  They must not wear blades.

After training, all are welcome at the Club for.....

ALAN'S (IT'S ALMOST) SUMMER BBQ!

ALL WELCOME FOR AN ALMOST SUMMER BBQ!
GREAT FOOD & DRINK AT THE CLUB IN THE SUN!
A FREE DRINK FOR MINIS
TESTING THE BRAND NEW BBQ KIT

2,3!

Simon & Nigel

 

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