Saturday, 27 August 2011

Season launch at Canary Wharf (with video clip)

Millwall Rugby launch new season at Canary Wharf 

“We are excited”, that’s the word from newly elected club Chairman David Leftley, ahead of the 2011/12 rugby season, which starts next week.

Speaking at the club’s season launch during a publicity event held at Canary Wharf on Saturday, the former coach said that Director of Rugby Warren Abrahams has breathed new life into the club. (See video clip)

“Warren is providing the impetus for a lot of positive changes and there is an enthusiastic and exciting feeling around the club”

“With the Rugby World Cup about to start, this promises to be a fantastic season for Millwall Rugby Club”

The Isle of Dogs-based club will hold a series of Membership Days on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of September for Men/Women and Youth members respectively.

The day’s will provide new and existing players the opportunity to pay up their annual membership fees, purchase the necessary playing kit for the new season as well as meet the newly appointed Abrahams.

For the adult men’s teams, there will also be a trial match against local rivals Phantoms on Millwall Park and new players, as well as spectators are invited to attend.

In the new season, the club will field an impressive 4 men’s teams, an improving ladies side as well as U10s, U12s, U14s and U16s youth teams, with the older boys competing in the Essex U16 league for the first time.

Social memberships are also available and with the club looking to show most games during the world cup, season 2011/12 is shaping to be a successful one for Millwall Rugby Club.

For more information visit Alternatively, come along to Adult membership day on Saturday or the Youth membership day on Sunday, both from 12pm - 4pm at Millwall Rugby Club, 75 Manchester Road, E14 3DN (next to Island Gardens DLR station).

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