Ironsides News


Dear Ironsiders

Due to the World Cup Semi Finals taking place on the 11th, the Junior AGM is rescheduled for Thursday 12th July 19:30 at The Club, this is to ensure we have enough attendees to have a viable meeting.

Please come and hear about the successes of the past year, the plans for the new season and our goals going forward.

This is your chance to have your say in how the club is run and how to shape the club’s future.

Please note that below is the list of Club Officers and any relevant vacancies:

List of Club Officers:
Club President (Richard Smith)
Club Chair (Rob Newman)
Club Secretary (Richard Cotgrove)
Junior Treasurer (Justin Blackburn)
Youth Chairman (Claude Rolland)

Mini Chairman (Dave Watson nominated)
Mini Secretary (Rachel Denning plus looking for additional Volunteer to job share!)

Co-opted members unelected & their positions on the Junior Committee:

Youth Vice Chair - Patrick Flynn
Ground Committee – Richard Cotgrove
Social Committee – Rachel Denning
75th Anniversary – Rachel Denning
House Committee – Toby Wait
Strategy - Justin Basini, Matthew Eltringham
Property - David Gardiner-Hill,
Governance & Compliance - Justin Basini
Junior Membership - Suzanne Baldwin

Quins Liaison - John Freestone
Coach Development - Antony Legge
Schools Liaison - Matthew Eltringham
Welfare - Eric Nichols
Kit - Michael Leech
Website Content & Social Media - Reuben Cook (standing down)

Whilst in communications, we should mention the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), an EU regulation that came into effect 25th May 2018.  Ironsides Rugby takes your data privacy and security very seriously and we will be incorporating any changes, as needed by GDPR, in the 2018/19 season registration process.

Also, this weekend (plus other dates TBC), we will be showing the ‘Round-Ball’ World Cup at the club with great value food & drinks at the bar (maybe BBQ!).
And finally, don’t forget we are hosting a Harlequins Summer Camp 6-9th August – see for more details on forthcoming events.

We look forward to seeing you at the club.

Richard Cotgrove
Club Secretary Ironsides Rugby


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