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Fan zone sold out for Sunday’s final

Due to the number of bookings we currently have for Sunday’s final, we are now SOLD OUT for England vs Spain on our big screens. We apologize for any inconveniences.

2 pre-season fixtures confirmed

We will be heading to Mattioli Woods Welford Road to face Leicester Tigers in the first of our pre-season fixtures before hosting Ampthill at The Bay. Tickets to our game against Leicester Tigers are available here Tickets to our game against Ampthill are available here Our home fixture against Ampthill is included as part of…

Statement from Alistair Bow, Chairman at Nottingham Rugby Club

As we all look forward to the summer, I thought it was important to make everyone aware of what has been happening to the club, to the league and to the whole game of rugby in England. I hope you have had a chance to read the statement shared by Championship clubs a couple of…

Aniseko Sio stays with the Archers!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted that Aniseko Sio has renewed his contract at the club! The powerful prop has 114 appearances in the green and white since joining back in 2017. Sio stated “Nottingham is such a wonderful club. It’s full of great people, and it means a lot to play here.” Craig Hammond added “Seko…

Statement by the Championship Clubs following today’s RFU council meeting

The Championship has today (Friday) won the right to a realistic chance of promotion to the top-tier of the game and taken control of its destiny with the creation of a new, independently-chaired Tier 2 Board of governance. The RFU Council today approved a promotion and relegation deal that the Championship clubs have been fighting…

Welcome Ale Loman!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce the signing of Swedish International, Ale Loman! Being able to play on both sides of the scrum, Ale will provide a real versatile threat to our set-piece, as well as his dominant ball carrying skills. After signing on the dotted line, Loman commented “I’m really excited for this opportunity….

Jamie Annand renews

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that Jamie Annand has extended his contract with the club. The University of Nottingham man has 2 Archers appearances to his name, having spent the majority of the season playing BUCS Super Rugby with his university. Craig Hammond quoted “Jamie is a fantastic talent, he’s had a great season…

Jacob Wright stays with Nottingham!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that Jacob Wright has extended his contract at the club for the 24/25 campaign. Since coming through the NTU pathway, Jacob has 28 appearances in the green and white, scoring twice. After signing on the dotted line, Jacob said “being from Nottingham, this place holds a very special place…

Welcome Gwyn Parks!

Nottingham Rugby are thrilled to announce the signing of Gwyn Parks ahead of the 2024/25 campaign! The fly-half joins us from fellow Championship rugby side, Ampthill, having been a part of their squad since 2022. After putting pen to paper, Parks commented “having played several times against Nottingham in my time at Ampthill, I have…

Josh Goodwin signs on the dotted line!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted that Josh Goodwin has renewed his contract with the club for the 24/25 season. Since joining through the NTU pathway in 2021, Josh has 23 appearances to his name in the green and white. The scrum-half stated “This is a special club full of special people. I’m really excited to be…

Michael Green stays with the Archers!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that Michael “Pickle” Green has extended his contract at The Bay! Since joining the club in 2022, Pickle has 3 tries in his 19 appearances. Pickle is also our Community Manager, and he has made a massive impact on rugby in Nottinghamshire. Pickle has been into many schools and…

Championship clubs release a statement regarding the future of the Championship

The Championship Clubs have recently been issued with a deadline by the RFU to accept certain terms or effectively be removed from the current professional game structure. After nearly two years of discussion, which have been characterised by the RFU agreeing positions, sometimes unilaterally or in separate negotiations on the Professional Game Partnership (PGP) –…

Will Yarnell re-signs!

Nottingham Rugby are excited to announce that Will Yarnell has re-signed with the club for the 24/25 season! Since joining us from Doncaster Knights for the 23/24 season, Will has made 14 appearances at scrum-half. Will stated “I’m really excited to be here for a second season. My first year here has been really enjoyable,…

James Cherry signs on the dotted line!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that James Cherry will be here at The Bay again next season. Cherry has 15 appearances since joining us from the University of Nottingham! James says “Nottingham has become a huge part of my life now, from being at University here and captaining the side to becoming a member…

Jack Stapley re-signs!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted that Jack Stapley has renewed his contract at the club. Since joining the club in 2020, Jack has 49 appearances in the green and white whilst playing in various positions. Jack says “It’s a real privilege to play for this club. 50 caps is right around the corner for me, but…

Welcome Toby Venner!

Nottingham Rugby are thrilled to announce the signing of Toby Venner from Coventry Rugby ahead of the 2024/25 campaign! The scrum-half has Premiership experience with Gloucester and Bristol Bears, as well as Championship experience with Hartpury, Jersey Reds and Coventry. Craig Hammond quoted “Toby is exactly what our style of rugby needs, he has good…

Welcome Matthew Arden!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce the signing of Matthew Arden from Northampton Saints ahead of the 24/25 season! The fly-half has come through the ranks at Oundle RFC and Stamford School before joining the Saints Academy at the age of 14. Arden gained international experience after being named in the England Under-17 training squad…

Nottingham 28-8 Caldy

Nottingham ended their season with an impressive win over Caldy thanks to four tries within 15 minutes of each other, not to mention a stunning man of the match performance by Ellis Mee in his final game in a Nottingham shirt. The majority of the first half passed without many big chances for either side…

Welcome Dan Richardson!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce the signing of Dan Richardson for the 2024/25 season! The prop played junior rugby with his home-town club at Penrith in Cumbria before representing Leeds Beckett University, where he studied Sports and Exercise Science. For the 2017/18 season, he joined National One side Fylde and then spent 2018/19 with…

Archers for the final game of the season

Tomorrow night we host Caldy for the final game of the 24/25 season. Let’s push the boys on to finish on a high! Here’s the team: 1. Archie van der Flier 2. Jack Dickinson 3. Dan Richardson 4. Sebastian Ferreira 5. Jack Shine 6. Sam Green 7. Nathan Tweedy (c) 8. Scott Hall 9. Michael…

Jack Dickinson remains an Archer!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted that Jack Dickinson has extended his contract with the club. Since signing in 2022, Jack has 7 tries in his 43 appearances at hooker. Jack stated “having started my rugby career with Nottingham Corsairs, this place is so special to me. I love being here and I can’t wait for next…

Jack Shine extends with the Archers!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that Jack Shine has extended his time at The Bay! Since signing in 2022, Jack has made 22 appearances in the green and white and has particularly made his impact in the side this season. Shine commented “it’s a privilege to play for such a great club, under a…

Nottingham Rugby joins forces with England Touch Association to deliver biggest ever Touch Rugby World Cup!

In just two months Nottingham will host 189 teams from 39 nations in the biggest ever Touch Rugby World Cup, and Nottingham Rugby has partnered with the England Touch Association (ETA) to deliver an outstanding event which will positively impact oval ball sport both in the city and broader area. The ETA’s Chief Executive, Chris…

Clayton signs on the dotted line!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that Harry Clayton has extended his time at The Bay! Harry joined us after graduating from Newcastle University back in 2022, and has gone on to make 47 appearances for the club, scoring 11 tries. Clayton stated “I’m delighted to be staying at Nottingham, the atmosphere around the club…

Take That Car Parking!

Join us for a pre-party before heading to watch Take That at the City Ground on May 25th and 26th! It will be a pre-party atmosphere with up to 1,500 fans, live DJ, street food vendorss, indoor, outdoor and Prosecco bars. We are open from midday and it is free entry. Parking can be pre-booked…

Harry Graham extends his time as an Archer!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted that Harry Graham has extended his contract with the club! Since joining back in 2018, Harry has gone on to make 56 appearances, scoring 23 tries! Harry stated “I love it here. Making my 50th appearance earlier this season was a really special moment for me.” Harry is a local man,…

Nottingham 7-29 Cornish Pirates

Nottingham held a good account for themselves, staying competitive with one of the top sides in the league Cornish Pirates on an immensely wet and windy Friday night at The Bay, but were unable to get anything out of the game.

Nottingham team to face Cornish Pirates

It’s our penultimate game of the season tomorrow night as we host Cornish Pirates at The Bay! Come and support the Archers as we look to have a strong end to the season! Tickets are still available here! Here is how we lineup: 1. Archie van der Flier 2. Jack Dickinson 3. Xavier Valentine 4….

Ryan Olowofela sticks with The Archers!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that Ryan Olowofela has extended his time at The Bay! Ryan joined us in 2022 and has 12 tries in 24 games since his arrival! Ryan brings plenty of experience to the side, having previously been at clubs such as Jersey Reds and Northampton Saints. Ryan also had a…

Valentine signs on the dotted line!

Nottingham rugby are delighted to announce that Xavier Valentine has put pen to paper for another season! Having signed for Nottingham in the 2022/23 season, Xavier has 41 appearances to his name, scoring 3 tries. Valentine has become a key figure in Craig Hammond’s squad this season, beginning to make the tighthead prop position his…

Ecclesfield gets a new deal!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that Jay Ecclesfield has signed a new deal at the club! Since signing for the club last season, Jay now has 13 appearances to his name, most of which have come this season having been able to develop through the Nottingham Trent University pathway! Jay’s progress hasn’t gone unnoticed,…

Jay Ecclesfield selected for England Students!

Everyone at Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham Rugby are delighted for Jay’s selection for England Student’s in their upcoming test match against France. Jay has represented both the university in BUCS where he has been a standout performer and Nottingham Rugby in The Championship this season, accumulating ten appearances in England’s second professional league.  His…

London Scottish 45-27 Nottingham

Nottingham were unable to claim the victory on their trip down to London, as Lonson Scottish won their third game in a row Hooker Jack Musk, who is dual registered with Harlequins, was sensational for the home side, bagging a hat-trick and showing the hallmarks of a technically gifted front rower. Jack Ingall gave the…

Archers to take on London Scottish!

We travel to the capital tomorrow to take on London Scottish! The reverse fixture saw the Archers take the spoils with a 31-28 victory! Here’s the team! 1. Kai Owen 2. Harry Clayton 3. Beltus Nonleh 4. Sebastian Ferreira 5. Côme Joussain 6. Jay Ecclesfield 7. Nathan Tweedy (c) 8. Richard Clift 9. Michael Stronge…

Kai Owen extends with the Archers!

Nottingham Rugby are excited to announce that Kai Owen will be staying at the club! Kai joined us in the summer from Doncaster Knights and has become a mainstay in Criag Hammond’s matchday squads ever since his arrival at The Bay. The loosehead has 21 appearances in green and white this season, scoring 1 try….

Sam Green extends at The Bay!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that Sam Green has extended his time at The Bay! Having joined us in the summer from US Bergerac Rugby, Sam has quickly become an important figure at the club, making 16 appearances so far this season and his performance away against Championship leaders Ealing Trailfinders earning him the…

2024/25 season tickets on sale now!

Become an Archer today by purchasing your season ticket ahead of the 2024/25 season! David Williams, Nathan Tweedy and Marcus Ramage are all on board for next season, are you? Contact Ollie Brewill for more information!

Nottingham 26-52 Coventry

Tries were the order of the day on a sunny Sunday afternoon at The Bay, as Nottingham and Coventry got over the line twelve times between them with Coventry running away with the game in the end. Coventry controlled the first half, getting the first points of the game eight minutes in. They had been…

Archers to Face Coventry

2nd placed Coventry come to The Bay tomorrow for what will surely be an exciting, attacking game of rugby! Here’s the team! 1. Archie Van der Flier 2. Harry Clayton 3. Jake Bridges 4. Sebastian Ferreira 5. Côme Joussain 6. Kayde Slyvester 7. Nathan Tweedy (c) 8. Richard Clift 9. Will Yarnell 10. Morgan Bunting…

Ramage stays at The Bay!

Nottingham Rugby excited to announce that Marcus Ramage has signed a contract extension with the club! Ramage signed for the club in 2022 having previously been playing BUCS Super Rugby with Cardiff University. Since becoming an Archer, Marcus has 12 tries in his 31 appearances and has demonstrated exactly why he has been capped 5…

Williams signs on the dotted line!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that David Williams has extended his contract with the club! Having made his debut for the Archers back in 2016 whilst studying at Nottingham Trent University, Williams has gone on to become a fan favourite and an integral part of Nottingham Rugby. Having made 127 appearances for the club,…

Tweedy extends with the Archers!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that club captain Nathan Tweedy has put pen to paper by signing a contract extension with the club. Tweedy has 44 caps to his name in the green and white, scoring 7 tries, since joining back in 2021. The Kiwi became club captain at the beginning of the current…

Nottingham 24-34 Bedford Blues

Nottingham came off worse in their Championship clash against Bedford Blues, as their visitors took the lead with a Dean Adamson try inside the first minute and never gave it up. The Green and Whites nearly hit back five minutes later when Jack Stapley broke through, but some great defence from Bedford meant Sam Green…

Archers to face Bedford Blues

Bedford Blues are the challengers at The Bay tomorrow night as we head into the final 5 games of the season! Here’s how we line up! 1. Archie Van der Flier 2. Antonio Harris 3. Xavier Valentine 4. Sebastian Ferreira 5. Côme Joussain 6. Sam Green 7. Nathan Tweedy (c) 8. Scott Hall 9. Josh Goodwin…

Statement on the current situation surrounding the future of Tier 2

The Championship Clubs Committee met today to hear an update from their Executive on progress made in discussions about the future of Tier 2 of English rugby. While there was at one point in the recent history of this crucial process a deadline of March 31st for the selection of clubs for a second tier, that…

Nottingham Rugby honours boards

Nottingham Rugby has a proud tradition within the game, and having been formed in 1877 a long history. Our honours board were originally hung in Ireland Avenue but over the past few years they have been in need of some care and updating. Thanks to funding from the Players Club and our Chairman Alistair Bow…

Cambridge 15-20 Nottingham

Nottingham took four points from their first visit to Grantchester Road, a feat largely achieved by strategically and successfully preventing Cambridge from playing their preferred brand of rugby in the first 40 minutes. The Archers, wisely deciding that attack was the best form of defence, pinned the Blood & Sand in their own half, with…

Archers to face Cambridge

We travel to Cambridge tomorrow in round 16 of the Championship! We emerged as winners when Cambridge came to The Bay earlier in the season by 22 points to 19 in what was a very tight contest! Here’s how we lineup! 1. Archie Van Der Flier 2. Jack Dickinson 3. Beltus Nonleh 4. Sebastian Ferreira…

Nottingham 31-28 London Scottish

Nottingham survived a late London Scottish comeback attempt to hold onto a 31-28 victory to break their three game losing streak. An excellent first half for Nottingham saw them go into the break 24 points ahead, but three unanswered tries in the second half for the visitors brought the gap to just three points. In…

Nottingham team to face London Scottish

Friday night lights is back for the second week in a row as we face London Scottish! Here’s how we lineup! 1. Kai Owen 2. Jack Dickinson 3. Xavier Valentine 4. Jack Shine 5. Iosefa Maloney-Fiaola 6. Kayde Sylvester 7. Nathan Tweedy (c) 8. Richard Clift 9. Michael Stronge 10. Matt Arden 11. Ryan Olowofela…

Nottingham 0-3 Hartpury

It may be an understatement to say the scoreline might not suggest a particularly exciting affair, looking more like the result of a football match than a game of rugby. However, Nottingham and Hartpury gave us a tight, tense game that came down to the final minute, with the visitors eventually emerging victorious thanks to…

Archers to face Hartpury!

We welcome Hartpury to The Bay tomorrow night as we look to close the cap on them in the league! Earlier in the season we came away with a historic first away win against Harptury 32-20! Tickets are still available here! Here is our squad! 1. Kai Owen 2. Harry Clayton 3. Xavier Valentine 4….

Ealing Trailfinders 52-26 Nottingham

After a tremendous first half Nottingham were unable to maintain their lead in the second half, ultimately losing to the league leaders Ealing Trailfinders. Trailfinders ran in five tries after the break to take their match tally to eight, with Matt Cornish scoring a hat-trick. The first half very much belonged to Nottingham though. After…

Archers to face Ealing Trailfinders!

We travel down to the capital tomorrow to take on Championship leaders Ealing Trailfinders! Here’s the team: 1. Archie Van der Flier 2. Jack Dickinson 3. Beltus Nonleh 4. Sebastian Ferreira 5. Côme Joussain 6. Sam Green 7. Nathan Tweedy (c) 8. Kayde Sylvester 9. Michael Stronge 10. Matthew Arden 11. Ryan Olowofela 12. Joe…

Nottingham 14-20 Doncaster Knights

A fast flurry of tries in the opening twenty minutes set the stage for a cagey final hour as Nottingham were unable to find the final try, losing to Doncaster Knights by six points. A quick exchange of a number of tries was started in the first five minutes when Doncaster worked the ball up…

Archers to face Doncaster Knights

We face Doncaster Knights tomorrow night at The Bay! Tickets are still available here! Take a look at how we line up below: 1. Archie Van Der Flier 2. Antonio Harris 3. Beltus Nonleh 4. Sebastian Ferreira 5. Côme Joussain 6. Kayde Sylvester 7. Nathan Tweedy (c) 8. Richard Clift 9. Michael Stronge 10. Matt…

Emergency services night at The Bay!

Employees of the emergency services will have free entry to our match against Doncaster Knights next Friday night! Please get your free tickets from ‘Blue Light Tickets’, or have your blue light card with you on arrival if you haven’t acquired your tickets before the night! We encourage everyone to get their tickets online prior…

Nottingham 27-0 Leicester Tigers

Nottingham cruised to a rampant win over a young Leicester Tigers side in front of a crowd of nearly 3,000 at Lady Bay. Very early on it was clear that Nottingham were the stronger side, as they controlled the first half and carved out a number of promising attacks in the opening twenty minutes of…

Archers to face Tigers!

Tomorrow night we welcome Leicester Tigers to The Bay! We urge all fans to arrive with plenty of time before kick off and to have purchased their tickets online prior to arrival. We cannot guarantee that tickets will be available on the gate. Here’s the Nottingham team! 1. Kai Owen 2. Jack Dickinson 3. Jake…

Information for travelling supporters

Nottingham Rugby play at The Bay which is addressed 1 Holme Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 5AA. Parking at the ground is restricted but there is additional parking at Nottingham Forest’s Scarrington Road Car Park, off Lady Bay Bridge (NG2 5BR). The cost is £4 and it is directly across the road from the ground….

Ampthill 36-43 Nottingham

Jack Stapley’s excellent try in the final minute of this thrilling twelve-try affair was what put Nottingham over the top against Ampthill, claiming their first competitive win of the new year. It was a fantastic set of offloads which set up the Nottingham centre to score the final all-important try after Ampthill had fought back…

Archers to face Ampthill!

We are back in league action tomorrow as we travel to Ampthill! Here’s the squad: 1. Archie Van der Flier 2. Antonio Harris 3. Xavier Valentine 4. Sebastian Ferriera 5. Côme Joussain 6. Sam Green 7. Emeka Ilione 8. Richard Clift 9. Michael Stronge (c) 10. Morgan Bunting 11. Harry Graham 12. Javiah Pohe 13….

Nottingham 57-10 British Army

A dominant nine try performance saw Nottingham triumph over the British Army in their first home game since December 1st. Nottingham started the game as well as they could have hoped with a Jack Stapley try in the opening two minutes, set up by Jordan Olowofela playing a great pass to Sam Green to allow…

Archers to welcome the British Army!

We go to battle against the British Army on Friday night! Here’s the squad! 1. Archie Van der Flier 2. Harry Clayton 3. Jake Bridges 4. Jack Shine 5. Sam Green 6. Josh Poullet 7. Emeka Ilione 8. Richard Clift 9. Josh Goodwin 10. Morgan Bunting 11. Harry Graham 12. Javiah Pohe 13. Dafydd-Rhys Tiueti…

Cornish Pirates 41-17 Nottingham

Nottingham were sent by Cornish Pirates on their long trip empty handed, having been beaten 41-17 in Penzance Pirates displayed a dominant pack performance to register seven tries, five of which came from the forwards, and extend their Championship winning run to three matches. Robin Wedlake opened the Pirates’ account with his first try since…

Archers to take on Cornish Pirates

We take on Cornish Pirates down in Penzance tomorrow afternoon for our first game of 2024, here’s the squad! 1. Kai Owen 2. Jack Dickinson 3. Xavier Valentine 4. Sebastian Ferreira 5. Côme Joussain 6. Iosefa Maloney-Fiaola 7. Emeka Ilione 8. Richard Clift 9. Michael Stronge (c) 10. Morgan Bunting 11. Ryan Olowofela 12. Joe…

Match rescheduled!

Our match against London Scottish has been rescheduled for Friday 15th March 2024, 7:45pm kick off! All tickets purchased for the previous date have been rolled over! Tickets available here!

A message of thanks from Alistair Bow, Chairman of Nottingham Rugby

Myself and our board of Directors would like to place on record our sincere thanks to each and every one of you for your donations to our emergency appeal. This is the first time in our history that we have had to launch an appeal of this nature to the wider rugby community and it…

A statement from the Championship Clubs

We emphasised in our last statement our principled objections to a franchise or selection-based Tier 2. Rather than seek to discuss these objections and others, the RFU has chosen to threaten us with effective relegation to the National Leagues for non-compliance, while ignoring the unresolved questions on governance, commercial strategy, promotion/relegation, player welfare and the...

Nottingham Rugby needs your help at a very difficult time

The total flooding of Lady Bay has meant we have damage to our pitches, marquee and training facilities. We urgently need financial help to enable us to reinstate our facilities to provide our normal range of Championship rugby matches, community training facilities and private events. Due to being on a floodplain, the insurance available to…

Match Postponed!

Our fixture against London Scottish on Friday 12th January 2024 has been postponed. A new date for the fixture will be announced in due course. All tickets previously purchased for this match will be valid for the new date. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Coventry 37-21 Nottingham

Coventry ran away with the victory on Boxing Day, showcasing their quality as they scored five tries to leapfrog their visitors Nottingham in the league table. As soon as James Martin got over the line to open the scoring in the first ten minutes, Coventry never looked like surrendering their lead. Patrick Pellegrini and Tobi…

Archers travelling to Coventry!

We travel to Coventry on Boxing Day for a huge game at Butts Park Arena! Here’s the team! 1. Kai Owen 2. Antonio Harris 3. Dan Richardson 4. Sebastian Ferreira 5. Côme Joussain 6. Iosefa Maloney-Fiaola 7. James Cherry 8. Scott Hall (c) 9. Michael Stronge 10. Sam Hollingsworth 11. Jack Stapley 12. Dafydd-Rhys Tiueti…

A statement from the Championship Clubs Committee

The RFU did not inform Championship clubs in advance of publication of the comments that the CEO and others chose to give to the press last week about our collective discussions over the future of the second tier. The game will also have seen the Funding and Growth strategy document which was sent to our…

Bedford Blues 49-24 Nottingham

Nottingham will be disappointed as they were unable to make it three wins on the bounce on Saturday, as they fell to Bedford Blues who themselves are on an impressive run of four victories in a row.

Archers to face Bedford Blues!

We travel to Bedford tomorrow for a huge game at Goldington Road! Here’s the team: 1. Kai Owen 2. Harry Clayton 3. Xavier Valentine 4. Sebastian Ferreira 5. Côme Joussain 6. Iosefa Maloney-Fiaola 7. James Cherry 8. Scott Hall (c) 9. Michael Stronge 10. Morgan Bunting 11. Ryan Olowofela 12. Joseph Woodward 13. Marcus Ramage…

Nottingham Rugby academy session postponed!

Unfortunately tonight’s academy session has been postponed! All those that had registered have been notified of the postponement and the rescheduling.

New fixture announcement!

Tigers are coming to The Bay in 2024! We will be hosting Leicester Tigers at The Bay on Friday 9th February 2023 for a 7.45pm kick off! After an exciting encounter at Mattioli Woods Welford Road in pre-season, where Tigers came out 36-19 winners, we will be looking to put in another good performance against…

Nottingham Rugby Replica Shirts

Nottingham Rugby Replica Shirts are now available to purchase! Order before Sunday 10th December for delivery before Christmas! Shirts are available via PlayerLayer, and currently have a 25% launch discount! A great way to start your Christmas shopping! Click here to purchase!

Nottingham 22-19 Cambridge

After a very tense final few minutes, a good defensive stand was enough to seal the bonus point win for Nottingham over Cambridge. Nottingham generated some early pressure in the first couple of minutes, but it didn’t last long and it was Cambridge who got up to an early lead. First with the full back…

GAME ON!

𝐆𝐀𝐌𝐄 𝐎𝐍!🏹 After a pitch inspection, we can confirm that tonight’s game is 𝐎𝐍! Tickets are still available!🎟️

Archers to welcome Cambridge!

Tomorrow night we welcome Cambridge to The Bay! Here’s how we lineup! 1. Kai Owen 2. Jack Dickinson 3. Dan Richardson 4. Sebastian Ferreria 5. Côme Joussain 6. Iosefa Maloney-Fiaola 7. Nathan Tweedy (c) 8. James Cherry 9. Michael Stronge 10. Sam Hollingsworth 11. Ryan Olowofela 12. Joe Woodward 13. Marcus Ramage 14. David Williams…

Nottingham Rugby Academy!

We are delighted to announce the dates for our new intake of players to the Nottingham Rugby Academy! We hope that we will be able to support those players that are not currently in an Academy or DPP to reach their full potential and support NLD with their player pathway. We are NOT taking players…

Hartpury 20-32 Nottingham

Sam Hollingsworth put in a master-class try-scoring display from the bench as Nottingham swung the pendulum in the second-half to get their first ever victory at the Alpas Arena after six times of trying Hooker TJ Harris, wing David Williams, outside centre Marcus Ramage and fullback Ellis Mee all got over the whitewash as the…

Archers to travel to Hartpury!

We travel to take on Hartpury under their Friday night lights tomorrow! Here’s the team! Kai Owen Antonio Harris Dan Richardson Sebastian Ferreira Côme Joussain Iosefa Maloney-Fiaola Nathan Tweedy (c) George Cox Michael Stronge Morgan Bunting Harry Graham Joseph Woodward Marcus Ramage David Williams Ellis Mee Replacements – 16. Jack Dickinson 17. Archie Van der…

Nottingham 26-38 Ealing Trailfinders

An emphatic four-try performance from winger David Williams wasn’t quite enough for Nottingham to get the win over top of the table Ealing Trailfinders, though it did ensure they got the all important bonus point. It didn’t take long for Williams to get his first try. Ten minutes in, Michael Stronge spread it wide to…

Statement following CCC meeting this morning

The 11 Championship clubs came together today to debate their collective future: whether our league will be best served by capitalising on the potential of its commercial rights and its brand–identity to underpin a truly “whole-game solution” to tier two, or by considering a putative “Premiership 2” based on a franchise model.   The clubs…

Archers to take on Ealing Trailfinders

Tomorrow we take on league leaders Ealing Trailfinders at The Bay! Kick off 7.45pm! Here is the team! 1. Kai Owen 2. Harry Clayton 3. Dan Richardson 4. Sebastian Ferreira 5. Côme Joussain 6. Sam Green 7. James Cherry 8. Scott Hall (cc) 9. Michael Stronge (cc) 10. Morgan Bunting 11. Jack Stapley 12. Joe…

We will remember them

Nottingham Rugby has great history over many years, and as a club we had several players fight in the World Wars. Below is a list of names of former players that gave themselves for their country during the wars. World War 1 Wellesley Roe ALLEN                     …

Doncaster 30-19 Nottingham

Nottingham suffered their first defeat of the season away to Doncaster Knights, despite shooting ahead to a 12-point lead within the first five minutes. The two early tries were punched in by Jordan Olowofela, who was playing in his first game back from injury, and David Williams. However, Doncaster’s forwards began to control possession and…

Archers travelling to Doncaster Knights!

We travel to Doncaster Knights tomorrow afternoon as we look to continue our perfect start to the Championship! Here is the team! 1. Kai Owen 2. Jack Dickinson 3. Jake Bridges 4. Sebastian Ferreria 5. Côme Joussain 6. George Cox 7. Jacob Wright 8. Richard Clift 9. Michael Stronge (c) 10. Morgan Bunting 11. Jordan…

Nottingham 41-28 Ampthill

Nottingham survived a scary encounter with an energetic Ampthill team on a pleasant Saturday afternoon at The Bay, scoring three tries in the final fifteen minutes to make it two wins from two in the Championship. Despite being the first on the scoreboard through a great team try finished by Joseph Woodward eight minutes in,…

Archers to welcome Ampthill!

After an opening day victory away to Caldy, we welcome Ampthill to The Bay tomorrow afternoon! The pitch is in perfect condition following the heavy rain we have had during the week, and the areas around the pitch is dry! Here is the team! 1. Kai Owen 2. Antonio Harris 3. Xavier Valentine 4. Côme…

Nottingham 44-31 Caldy

It was the best start to the league season Nottingham could have hoped for, coming away with the victory and a try bonus point in a pulsating 12-try contest up in the north west against Caldy. Caldy were the ones who opened the scoring, in the seventh minute Rhys Hayes did well to get past…

Archers to take on Caldy!

Here is our team to face Caldy tomorrow afternoon in our first Championship game of the season! Sam Hollingsworth will be making his 50th appearance for the club! Kai Owen Harry Clayton Xavier Valentine Côme Joussain Tom Manz Scott Hall Nathan Tweedy (c) Richard Clift Michael Stronge Morgan Bunting Harry Graham Joseph Woodward Marcus Ramage…

Ideagen sponsorship

A huge thanks to Ideagen for their continued support of our club! General manager Paul Taylor presented them with a framed Nottingham Rugby shirt signed by the players for their fabulous new sports cafe! Ideagen help the quiet voices and safe hands that protect organisations – a name trusted globally to deliver world-class, innovative regulatory…

Premiership Cup comes to an end

After 5 weeks, our Premiership Cup campaign has come to an end having traveled away to Gloucester, Saracens and Coventry as well as hosting Hartpury and Harlequins at The Bay. There were some really positive moments throughout the 5 weeks, notably a thrilling draw at at Coventry, as well as winning try of the week…

Nottingham 21-45 Harlequins

Nottingham made a good account of themselves against tough opposition in the form of Premiership side Harlequins on a sunny Saturday afternoon at The Bay, though they fell short of getting any bonus points. Harlequins very quickly built up a strong lead, scoring 26 unanswered points inside the first twenty minutes, the first coming from…

Archers to face Harlequins!

Here is how we lineup for our 2pm kick off at The Bay against Harlequins!   Kai Owen Jack Dickinson Xavier Valentine Sebastian Ferreira Côme Joussain Sam Green Nathan Tweedy © Scott Hall Michael Stronge Sam Hollingsworth Harry Graham Morgan Bunting Dafydd-Rhys Tuieti David Williams Ellis Mee Replacements: Antonio Harris Aniseko Sio Jake Bridges Iosefa…

A response from Championship clubs following the sad news of Jersey Reds demise last week

The Championship clubs together with their various owners and benefactors met in emergency session on the morning of Wednesday October 4th to discuss the way ahead in the context of both the progress of the Professional Game Partnership and the sad news relating to Jersey Reds. They agreed on the following points: The group as…

HARLEQUINS TICKET INFORMATION!

Both stands are now SOLD OUT!! General admission tickets are also going fast! We urge all supporters to purchase their Harlequins tickets prior to arrival at The Bay on Saturday! We cannot guarantee that tickets will be available on the gate on matchday!

Coventry 33-33 Nottingham

In a thrilling Premiership Cup clash between two Championship sides, Ellis Mee finished off a fantastic run by Harry Graham with just eight minutes left on the clock to complete a 14 point comeback and snatch a draw from Butts Park. Both sides scored five tries, with David Williams finishing two in a man of…

Archers to travel to Coventry!

Tomorrow afternoon we take on Coventry in the Premiership Cup! Here’s how we lineup! Kai Owen Jack Dickinson Aniseko Sio Sebastian Ferreira Côme Joussain Scott Hall (cc) James Cherry Richard Clift Michael Stronge (cc) Sam Hollingsworth Harry Graham Morgan Bunting Marcus Ramage David Williams Ellis Mee Replacements: Harry Clayton 17. Archie Van Der Flier 18….

Club Statement

Following the incredibly sad news that Jersey Reds have ceased trading, our thoughts go to all the players, staff and supporters. We hope that they can find a way to continue to exist and compete in English rugby. We will offer any support where possible but will follow the lead of the RFU and Jersey…

Harlequins ticket update! 🚨

Extremely limited tickets remain in the White stand for our game against Harlequins! Limited tickets in the Green stand will be available shortly. We advise all fans to purchase their tickets online prior to match-day to avoid missing out! Get your tickets here!

Our chairman Alister Bow’s response to to Brian Moore’s article on Championship Rugby

Brian Moore, a man of whose playing record my club is immensely proud, takes to task those who have dared to challenge the powers that be in English rugby. His complaints were against the 30 members of the RFU Council who signed a letter calling for greater accountability of the union’s Executive, a body that…

Saracens 73-29 Nottingham

Despite a heavy loss at StoneX Stadium to the reigning Premiership champion Saracens, Nottingham can be pleased with themselves having put together some nice attacking moves and come away with a try bonus point. Saracens got off to a good start, scoring two early tries through Alex Lewington chasing down a Manu Vunipola kick over…

Nottingham team to face Saracens!

Here are the Archers travelling to take on Saracens at the StoneX Stadium tomorrow afternoon! Aniseko Sio Harry Clayton Xavier Valentine Sebastian Ferreira Jack Shine Sam Green Nathan Tweedy (captain) Richard Clift Michael Stronge Sam Hollingsworth Harry Graham Michael Green Marcus Ramage David Williams Ellis Mee Replacements: 16. Jack Dickinson 17. Kai Owen 18. Jake…

Nottingham 17-21 Hartpury

Nottingham were back under the lights at the Bay for the first time this season, but Hartpury spoiled the party as they survived a late comeback attempt to hold onto a lead they had kept since their first try inside the first three minutes. It was Jarrard Hayler who dove over the line for Hartpury…

Archers to welcome Hartpury!

Rugby returns to The Bay for the first time this season as we welcome Hartpury in the Premiership Cup! Here is how we lineup: Kai Owen Jack Dickinson Xavier Valentine Iosefa Maloney-Fiaola Côme Joussain Scott Hall Jacob Wright Richard Clift Michael Stronge (captain) Morgan Bunting Marcus Ramage Dafydd-Rhys Tiueti Michael Green David Williams Ellis Mee…

Gloucester 42-14 Nottingham

A fast Gloucester start saw the hosts head into a 14-0 lead after only 11 minutes with tries from Clement and Dunn, both converted by Barton. Hathaway added a third try after 23 minutes and Barton converted to make the score 21-0. Strong Gloucester defence and pressure saw the home side take control of the…

Archers team to face Gloucester!

We travel to Kingsholm Stadium to take on Gloucester tomorrow in our Premiership Cup opener! Here is how we lineup! Archie Van Der Flier Jack Dickinson Xavier Valentine Tom Manz Côme Joussain George Cox Josh Poullet Scott Hall (c) Josh Goodwin Sam Hollingsworth Harry Graham Dafydd-Rhys Tiueti Michael Green Marcus Ramage George Daniels Replacements: 16….

Leicester Tigers match report

Nottingham were defeated at Mattioli Woods Welford Road by Leicester Tigers 36-19 last night, however there were plenty of positives to take from a very impressive and encouraging performance. Playing in front of 10,000 supporters, Nottingham put on an excellent display to show the kind of performances we will be seeing throughout the season. The…

Team News! 🏹

TEAM NEWS We travel to Leicester Tigers for a 7.30pm kick off tomorrow! Here’s the team: STARTING XV 1. Kai Owen 2. Harry Clayton 3. Xavier Valentine 4. Iosefa Maloney-Fiola 5. Côme Joussain 6. Josh Poullet 7. Nathan Tweedy (c) 8. Richard Clift 9. Michael Stronge 10. Morgan Bunting 11. David Williams 12. Dafydd-Rhys Tiueti…

Archers Debuts!

Having played our first pre-season fixture for the 2023-24 season away against Ampthill on Saturday 26th August, we have 12 players that made their debuts for the Archers! Congratulations to: Ellis Mee (current NTU student), Ronnie Du Randt (current NTU student), Matthew Durbridge (current NTU student), George Daniels (current NTU student), Sam Williams (current NTU...

Jose Rebelo Andrade

Former Nottingham Rugby player and former NTU student, Jose Rebelo Andrade, has been selected in Portugal’s squad for the 2023 Rugby World Cup! Jose made 7 appearances for Nottingham, making his debut at home against London Scottish on the 19th November 2021 and his final appearance at home against Doncaster on the 1st April 2022….

TEAM NEWS!

TEAM NEWS!🟢⚪ Here is how we lineup for our first pre-season friendly against Ampthill on Saturday! Come on you Archers!🏹

Why is pre-season important?

We are now into week 10 of pre-season for the 2023/24 season with the first of our 2 friendlies coming up this weekend away at Ampthill. Here’s what Jack Westley, Head of Strength and Conditioning, had to say about pre-season. “Pre-season presents us with a massive opportunity to optimise our performance heading into the Championship…

3 New Signings!

Only 8 days until our first pre-season friendly and Craig Hammond has added 3 more players to his squad for the 2023-24 season! Côme Joussain, Second Row signed from US Carcassonne. Dafydd-Rhys Tiueti, Centre signed from Cardiff Metropolitan University after a successful trial period. Jamie Annad, Fly Half signed from the University of Nottingham after…

Rugby Journal Article

The Rugby Journal have published a great article about our club! Please feel free to have a read by clicking here!

JMF Chartered Architects

We are delighted that JMF Chartered Architects will be continuing as our health and well-being sponsor for the 2023-24 season! As the health and well-being sponsor, they help support our strength and conditioning team with supplements for recovery, allowing us to train harder and recover better! Thank you for your continued support!

Prize Winners!

At our season launch day that we held on Saturday 22nd July 2023, we had 3 draws to win some great prizes! We are delighted to announce the winners: 1 x signed shirt, Jack Kimmett 2 x hospitality tickets, Gareth Williams 1 x matchday ticket, George Payne Thanks to everyone that came down on the…

Pre-season Friendlies

With just over a month until the Premiership cup gets underway, we are delighted to announce that we have 2 pre-season fixtures arranged to help us prepare for the coming season. Saturday 26th August, 2pm kick off – Ampthill Friday 1st September, 7.30pm kick off – Leicester Tigers Both games are away from home but…

Season Tickets!

With all our Premiership Cup and league games now confirmed, make sure you purchase your season ticket for the 2023-24 season which now includes a £40 bar voucher! Purchasing your season ticket is now easier than ever with our new ticketing provider, TicketCo! Click here to buy yours! If you haven’t already seen our confirmed…

Premiership Cup!

We will take on 3 Premiership sides as part of the new-look Premiership Rugby Cup this season! We travel away to Gloucester and Saracens before welcoming Harlequins to The Bay! We also welcome Hartpury and travel to Coventry as part of the competition. A very exciting opportunity to test ourselves against Premiership opposition and to…

Season Launch!

Our season launch will be taking place on Saturday 22nd July this year at The Bay! Join us from 8.30am for a fully packed day, all free of charge! What can you expect at the season launch? 1st XV training 9-10.30am Meet the players in the marquee England vs Australia in the ashes on the...

Gareth McComb

Nottingham Rugby is deeply saddened by the passing of Gareth McComb, aged 42. Gareth was born on the 29th December 1980 in Northern Ireland and passed away on the 1st June 2023 in Cambridge. Gareth made his Nottingham Rugby debut on 13th September 2008 in an away win against Esher and his final appearance for…

NEW SIGNINGS!

We are delighted to announce that the club has completed 9 new signings with a mixture of youth and experience to help further develop the squad! Welcome to The Bay! Antonio ‘TJ’ Harris – Hooker signed from Jersey Reds, previously at Nottingham. Ellis Mee – Winger signed from West Bridgford, also part of the NTU…

Re-Signings!

Having completed 2 weeks of announcing the players that have re-signed with us for the 2023-24 season, here is a complete list of those who will be staying for another year at The Bay! Jay Ecclesfield – 2nd season Jordan Olowofela – 2nd seasonRyan Olowofela – 2nd seasonMarcus Ramage – 2nd seasonMichael Green – 2nd…

Final Re-Signings

After another busy week, we have announced the final 16 re-signings for the club! We are extremely delighted to have all of these players for another season here at The Bay! Jordan Olowofela – 2nd season Ryan Olowofela – 2nd season Josh Goodwin – 3rd season Marcus Ramage – 2nd season Michael Green – 2nd…

Re-Signings!

As excitement builds and we prepare for the 2023-24 season, what better way start than annoucing which players are re-signing for another season at The Bay! This week we have announced 10 players that have re-signed for the upcoming season! Harry Graham – 6th seasonHenry Joule – 2nd seasonIosefa Maloney-Fiola – 2nd seasonAniseko Sio –…

Nottingham Rugby and NTU partnership continues to be one of the best pathways to professional rugby in the U.K

The long-established partnership between Nottingham Rugby and Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has, this season, once again continued to provide an outstanding pathway to playing professional rugby in England. Thirteen current or former students are playing in The Championship, England’s second professional league as part of Nottingham Rugby’s squad. Making the step up playing in their…

Supporter’s survey

At Nottingham Rugby, we strive to create the best experience for all supporters. With feedback from supporters like you, we can keep improving and growing. Please take a moment to complete our survey below – or click here to launch in a new window – it only takes 3 minutes. Thank you!

Nottingham 19-20 London Scottish

Nottingham were unable to close out their 2022/23 Championship campaign with a win, falling to a determined London Scottish side who came into the game needing a win to secure their Championship status next season. The visitors started the game as they meant to go on, winning a penalty in the first five minutes and…

TEAM TO FACE SCOTTISH

Here is the Nottingham squad to face off against London Scottish for the season finale here at The Bay! A huge game in the league with the visitors looking to stay in the league. Come on Nottingham!

Coventry 38-24 Nottingham

Despite opening the scoring with an early Charlie Thacker try, Nottingham were unable to come away with the win over Coventry in their last away game of the season Coventry took the lead six minutes after Thacker’s try, with Wand going over for the try and Will Talbot Davies slotting the conversion. From that point…

KIDS 4-DAY RUGBY CAMP

We are delighted to be hosting a 4-day holiday camp this May, running between the 30th May – 2nd June, 8.30am – 3.30pm. On the back of a successful and fun Easter camp, we thought it best to add a little top-up camp for all those Rugby lovers in the half-term break! We will be…

Nottingham 39-0 Ampthill

Nottingham brightened up a damp and miserable Friday night with a dominant performance at The Bay, coming away with a resounding 39-0 victory over Ampthill. The win is even more impressive when you consider that Ampthill came into the game in excellent form, having won four of their last five games with their only loss…

HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FUTURE OF THE GAME!

Have your say on the future of the professional game in England – answer this survey, run by the Championship Clubs, RFU, and Premiership Rugby, to help shape the future of our competition, and be in with the chance of winning four tickets to either England v Fiji or England vs. Wales at Twickenham Stadium this summer!…

END OF SEASON DINNER

We are delighted to be opening up our end of season awards dinner at The Bay to all our friends and fans! We are hosting the dinner of the 29th of April. It will be a 3 course meal with various awards and celebrations happening across the evening. We would love to see as many…

Jersey Reds 52-10 Nottingham

Nottingham were convincingly beaten by a very good Jersey Reds side who stay hot on the heels of top of the table Ealing Trailfinders. In difficult windy conditions, the Reds scored eight tries, taking their tally for the past four games to 35. After a Russell Bennett clearance kick was blown over the dead-ball line…

TEAM TO FACE JERSEY

The team fly to Jersey this morning for a tommorow afternoon kick off vs The Reds on the island. A big game for Nottingham as they face off against another league giant in Jersey Reds. Here is the Nottingham squad to face Jersey tommorow afternoon: Starting XV: Aniseko Sio, Archie Vanes, Dan Richardson, Callum Allen,…

Nottingham 26-24 Bedford Blues

It’s always an exciting game when Nottingham clash with Bedford Blues, and this afternoon was no different. Nottingham won in an extremely tight affair thanks to some outstanding defence in the final 15 minutes to keep out a number dangerous Blues attacks. Bedford struck first inside the first five minutes. They tried a cheeky grubber…

Nottingham 21-41 Ealing Trailfinders

Nottingham put in a performance they can be proud of against the league leaders on a rare Saturday afternoon game at The Bay, but unfortunately weren’t able to come away with the result or any bonus points. The game started well for Craig Hammond’s men. Although they conceded a penalty within the first minute, which…

TEAM TO FACE EALING

Here is the Nottingham squad to take on Ealing Trailfinders tommorow afternoon 2pm here at The Bay! A huge game in the league vs the league leaders. Can we turn over one of the top sides at home? If we have the supporters here making plenty of noise, the boys will bring it home! Starting…

Richmond 17-28 Nottingham

Three tries in twelve minutes in the first half were enough to seal Nottingham’s first league win since they beat the same side at The Bay in October. Both Nottingham and Richmond started the game short of confidence and played cautiously for most of the first twenty minutes However, It was Richmond who opened the…

EASTER CAMPS LIVE!

We are excited to announce we are back for another Easter holiday camp here at The Bay. Check out the description below for info! This years camps will be hosted by Michael ‘Pickle’ Green. Michael has vast experience running camps over in Hong Kong and has a reputation for bringing energy and enjoyment to each…

Nottingham 31-45 Hartpury

Two tries from David Williams on his 100th appearance for Nottingham weren’t enough to get past Hartpury, who won their eighth league game in nine matches in a 12 try thriller at The Bay. Despite Hartpury applying the early pressure, creating a number of try scoring opportunities within the first ten minutes, it was Michael…

DAVID WILLIAMS SET TO MAKE 100

WILLIAMS SET TO MAKE 100 🟢⚪️ A common theme across the photos. One of the leagues most prolific scorers is set to make to 100 appearances for Nottingham at the weekend. Here’s what David aka Cheese had to say about his time at the club-‘100 games has come around far quicker than I thought, even…

ANISEKO SIO MAKES IT TO 100

100 GAMES FOR SIO 🟢⚪️ Aniseko Sio completed 100 games for the club at the weekend at Ampthill. A massive achievement for any player in the league and one to remember. When asked about his time at the club and what it’s like to make 100 appearances- ‘Glory and honour goes back to our Heavenly…

TEAM TO FACE HARTPURY AT THE BAY

Here is the Nottingham squad to take on Hartpury tommorow night on the live stream. Our first game back at The Bay in exactly 1 month when we took on Hartpury here in the Cup. We need a big home crowd this weekend to ensure the result goes our way and we can celebrate with…

Ampthill 36-24 Nottingham

Nottingham were unable to get back to winning ways in this rearranged league fixture, as Ampthill came away with their second win on the bounce thanks mainly to a stunning first half performance. Ampthill opened the scoring inside the first minute when Josh Skelcey bulldozed his way over the line to immediately punish Nottingham’s fumbling…

TEAM TO FACE AMPTHILL SATURDAY 25TH

As we return to league fixtures its back on the road for Nottingham! The squad head to Bedfordshire to face off against Ampthill this weekend. Just 3 point separate the two teams so this is building up to be a hotly contested battle. Here is the Nottingham side which will take to the field at…

TEAM TO TRAVEL TO JERSEY

Here is the Nottingham Squad who fly to Jersey tommorow to take on the Reds under the lights tommorow night 7:30pm Kick off! Starting XV: Aniseko Sio, Archie Vanes, Xavier Valentine, Callum Allen, Jack Shine, Sefa Maloney, Nathan Tweedy (C), Carl Kirwan, Liam Slatem, Morgan Bunting, Ryan Olowofela, Javiah Pohe, Michael Green, David Williams, Jordan…

EALING VS NOTTINGHAM REPORT

Nottingham weren’t able to follow up their fantastic win over Hartpury last weekend with another good performance this weekend, as they were heftily beaten by a very strong Ealing Trailfinders side in the Championship Cup. Ealing themselves came into the game with a point to prove, having lost three of their last five games including…

TEAM TO FACE EALING

Here is the Nottingham squad who travel to London to face Ealing Trailfinders this Saturday 3pm. This will be the 5th round of the cup and Nottingham in search of a second win. An opportunity for some fresh faces to show what they can do. Starting XV: Aniseko Sio, Harry Clayton, Xavier Valentine, Callum Allen,…

Nottingham 24-12 Hartpury

Some brilliant defensive work and a thrilling hat trick from David Williams saw Nottingham convincingly claim their first win in this season’s Championship Cup over Hartpury.

TEAM TO FACE HARTPURY

Here is the Nottingham Squad to face Hartpury RFC in the next round of the Championship Cup. Starting: Aniseko Sio, Archie Vanes, Xavier Valentine, Callum Allen, Iosefa Maloney, Jacob Wright, Emeka Ilione, Carl Kirwan, Liam Slatem (C), Morgan Bunting, Marcus Ramage, Jack Neville, Michael Green, David Williams, Sam Hollingsworth. Replacements: Harry Clayton, Toby Williams, Ben Betts,…

EALING AT HOME DATE CHANGE

Due to circumstances outside of our control, our upcoming home league game against Ealing will now be played on Saturday 18th March with a 2pm kick off. Nottingham Forest have had their fixture against Newcastle moved to Friday 17th for broadcasting reasons, which means we have to rearrange our fixture from the date originally planned. We hope…

STUDENT NIGHT AT THE BAY!

We are delighted to be inviting all students down to The Bay this Friday night to come and enjoy the Nottingham vs Hartpury match! In order to give the best experience for students we have hired DJ Griggy from OZO events to come along and perform before the game and at half time! We are…

Doncaster Knights 32-17 Nottingham

A 90-metre interception try in the last minute by Billy McBryde secured the five points for Doncaster against Nottingham. Doncaster, who have now won eight Championship contests, were under severe pressure in the final minutes as Nottingham, behind 27-17, were pressing relentlessly for a bonus point and were just short of Doncaster’s line when replacement…

TEAM TO TRAVEL TO DONCASTER

Nottingham are back on the road this week, heading over to Castle Park to take on the Knights. Nottingham will be looking to beat Doncaster twice in the season but we know it isn’t going to be easy. Hammonds men are looking for a big response after continuing a losing streak which leaves them sat…

Nottingham 17-29 Caldy

With the temperature approaching zero, Nottingham were beaten convincingly by Championship new boys Caldy, who came into the game in high spirits having won their last two, including a dramatic 26-24 victory over top of the table Ealing Trailfinders.

NOTTINGHAM BREWERY TASTER BEERS!

GETTING WARM FOR THE BEER FESTIVAL WITH NOTTINGHAM BREWERY! 🟢🟢 We are delighted to have 5 different options of Brewery beer at our game tommorow VS Caldy. We have SUPREME BITTER, BULLION, CENTURION, LEGEND and ROCK BITTER all on offer tommorow night on our outside bar! 🍻🍻 COME ON DOWN AND GIVE THEM ALL A…

HARRY BRADLEY

Nottingham Rugby is deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend Harry Bradley. Harry Bradley sadly passed away two weeks ago at the age of 96. Harry had been involved with Nottingham Rugby for many years. At Ireland Avenue he was Team manager for the Corsairs (then the Nottingham 2nd Team) and fulfilled many…

TEAM TO FACE CALDY RFC

Here is the Nottingham side to face Caldy this weekend.  Starting: Aniseko Sio, Jack Dickinson, Ben Betts, Callum Allen, Iosefa Maloney, Scott Hall, Nathan Tweedy, Josh Poullet (C), Liam Slatem, Jack Neville, Ryan Olowofela, Phil Cokanasiga, Marcus Ramage, David Williams, Jordan Olowofela.  Replacements: Harry Clayton, Toby Williams, Liam Bishop, Ross Bundy, George Cox, Michael Stronge,…

Cornish Pirates 17-6 Nottingham

Despite taking the lead early on with two kicks, the long trip down to Penzance proved fruitless for Nottingham on Friday night, as they lost in a low scoring affair with Cornish Pirates On an initially dry and calm January evening, conditions were surprisingly good at kick-off, However, they deteriorated as the game progressed. In…

TEAM TO FACE PIRATES

Nottingham will be looking to start the new year with a win on the road. After missing the first weekend back of action, Nottingham take on the long journey down to Cornwall to face off against the Pirates this Friday night. Can Hammonds men bounce back after a difficult Christmas period for the men in…

FREE SOCIAL RUGBY WITH NOTTINGHAM CORSAIRS

WANT TO GET INVOLVED IN SOME FREE SOCIAL RUGBY MORE REGULARLY? 🟢 Sessions are completely free to all new members who come and get stuck in. For more information please get in contact via josh.poullet@nottinghamrugby.co.uk or call on 0115 907 0070 🟢⚪️🟢⚪️

BEER FESTIVAL

THE ANNUAL BEER FEST IS BACK! For tokens and tables please see the following link: https://emuevents.eventsair.com/nrfc-big-weekend Please see Nottingham Rugby website for tickets also!

AMPTHILL AWAY RESCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY

Our league fixture VS Ampthill RFC has now been re-scheduled for 25th February at 2pm. We hope to see as much support on the road as possible for a big game for Nottingham in the middle of the table! Come on Nottingham!

Nottingham 17-45 Coventry

It was a tough loss to take at The Bay on Boxing Day. Nottingham put up a good fight for the first 50 minutes, but Coventry eventually showed their quality and ran away with the game. Nottingham had a couple of very early attacks, and Morgan Bunting, noticing the referee had called advantage, tried the…

TEAM TO FACE COVENTRY ON BOXING DAY

Here is the squad for Boxing Day vs Coventry at The Bay.  Get your tickets online now for you and your family to come and enjoy what is going to be a smashing game of rugby here at The Bay! Starting: Dan Richardson, Harry Clayton, Xavier Valentine, Iosefa Maloney, Tom Manz, Scott Hall, Nathan Tweedy,…

HARTPURY CUP HOME LEG RESCHEDULED

Nottingham will now play Hartpury RFC on Friday 3rd February 7:45pm under the lights due to a change in fixtures of other teams in the area and other competitions. Another Friday night thriller to come here at The Bay!

BUILDING FOR BOXING DAY

After Round 10 vs Ampthill being cancelled due to weather conditions we turn our heads now to Boxing Day here at Lady Bay. The team will be looking forward to a home thriller VS Coventry and what is looking to be a huge fixture. Coventry currently sat in 3rd with a game in hand will…

TEAM TO FACE AMPTHILL

Here is the Nottingham Rugby squad to take on Ampthill this weekend.  Starting: Dan Richardson, Harry Clayton, Xavier Valentine, Lewis Chessum, Tom Manz, Sefa Maloney, Nathan Tweedy, Josh Poullet (C), Michael Stronge, Morgan Bunting, Harry Graham, Jack Neville, Marcus Ramage, David Williams, Ryan Olowofela.  Replacements: Jack Dickinson, Aniseko Sio, Ben Betts, Scott Hall, Carl Kirwan, Sam Edwards,…

BURNS NIGHT AT NOTTINGHAM RUGBY

We are delighted to be hosting Burns night at Nottingham Rugby in the New Year! Check out the poster below and if you’d like to enquire about booking please email events@nottinghamrugby.co.uk. Or book online here https://emuevents.eventsair.com/nottingham-rugby-burns-night

Nottingham 22-31 Jersey Reds

A freezing cold Lady Bay was the stage for an intense battle on Friday night. Despite the loss and no bonus point, Nottingham can hold their heads high as they gave the still unbeaten Jersey Reds an extremely tough game. It was the driving maul which proved to be the Achilles heal of an otherwise…

TEAM TO FACE JERSEY REDS!

Here is the Nottingham Rugby squad to take on Jersey Reds tommorow night 7:45PM at The Bay! Starting XV: Aniseko Sio, Harry Clayton, Xavier Valentine, Tom Manz, Lewis Chessum, Sefa Maloney, Nathan Tweedy, Josh Poullet (C), Michael Stronge, Morgan Bunting, Ryan Olowofela, Javiah Pohe, Charlie Thacker, David Williams, Jack Neville.  Subs: Jack Dickinson, Toby Williams,…

Bedford Blues 32-31 Nottingham

On Saturday, Nottingham narrowly lost a nine-try thriller to the still unbeaten at home Bedford Blues at Goldington Road. Both teams have started their season strong, and both sat in the top half of the league table going into the weekend. It took a while for either side to get on the scoresheet, but after…

Team to Face Bedford Blues

Here is your Nottingham Rugby team to face Bedford Blues at Goldington Road on Saturday at 3pm: Dan Richardson, Harry Clayton, Will Hurd, Tom Manz, Iosefa Maloney-Fiola, Scott Hall, Nathan Tweedy, Josh Poullet (C), Liam Slatem, Morgan Bunting, Ryan Olowofela, Charlie Thacker, Marcus Ramage, David Williams, Jordan Olowofela. Replacements: Jack Dickinson, Toby Williams, Xavier Valentine,…

GEORGE CHUTER AT THE BAY!

Next Friday on our first construction night of the year, we welcome former England and Leicester Tiger George Chuter to our hospitality for the evening. George will join us to provide humour, entertainment and a smile to our hospitality event for the evening. We are delighted to have him along as a friend of the…

BURNS NIGHT AT THE BAY

We are delighted to be hosting a celebration of Robert Burns life at Nottingham Rugby. Check out our special Scottish themed evening coming to you early 2023!Get your Kilt or Highland Dress on and join us as we and celebrate the poet’s life with a 5 course Scottish meal, live piper and welcome drinks on…

BEDFORD AWAY

Another week of no rugby here at The Bay. This week the team return to the league competition to which we currently sit at 5th on joint points with this weeks opposition Bedford Blues. The team will be looking to return to fine form after a disappointing first outings in the cup competition. Our next…

Hartpury 33-19 Nottingham

In a group that contains Ealing and Jersey, Hartpury and Nottingham knew it would be long odds against them progressing and so it proved when both lost their two opening games. On the road, Hartpury conceded 119 points in the process but back on home soil, they defeated Nottingham for the second time in five…

TEAM TO FACE HARTPURY

Here is your Nottingham Rugby squad to face Hartpury at the Alpas Arena this Friday night under the lights. Starting XV: Toby Williams, Jack Dickinson, Xavier Valentine, Callum Allen, Iosefa Maloney, George Cox, Nathan Tweedy, Josh Poullet (C), Michael Stronge, Morgan Bunting, Harry Graham, Javiah Pohe, Charlie Thacker, David Williams, Sam Hollingsworth. Replacements: Harry Clayton,…

REMINDER FOR THIS WEEKENDS GAME!

A quick update to our fans. This weekends fixture vs Hartpury RFC will take place at 7:45pm on Friday 18th. Apologies for any inconvenience for those who had the fixture down as Saturday. There seemed to be a miscommunication on which day! Apologies and hope to see as many travelling fans at the Alpas Arena…

Watch the World Cup at The Bay!

Join us for all of England’s World Cup games live at The Bay. Free parking 2 big screens Full bar and food offering Free entry or reserve a table for just £5 per head (includes a drink) by emailing events@nottinghamrugby.co.uk!

Nottingham 19-26 Ealing Trailfinders

Jan Henning Campher’s try with nine minutes to go proved to be the difference for Ealing Trailfinders in a fiercely competitive Championship Cup game.

ROUND 2 TEAM TO FACE EALING

Here is your Nottingham team to take on the Trailfinders at The Bay this Remembrance Sunday. We will be laying wreaths and holding a minute silence pre game for those coming down to watch so please be mindful of noise. Starting XV: Aniseko Sio, Jack Dickinson, Xavier Valentine, Callum Allen, Iosefa Maloney, Jacob Wright, Carl…

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

This Sunday we host Ealing Trailfinders in Round 2 of the Championship Cup. We will be paying our thoughts out to those who lost their lives across time and paying our respects before the game. Both teams will be paying their respect with a minute silence and a rendition of the last post before the…

Nottingham 12-38 Jersey Reds

A convincing win for Jersey Reds at The Bay meant that Nottingham kicked off their Championship Cup campaign with a loss.

BBC RADIO NOTTINGHAM

Tonight head coach Craig Hammond, Captain Josh Poullet, and CEO Chris Simon will feature in an hour long slot on BBC Radio Nottingham. The feature will run between 6-7pm so be sure to tune in if you’d like to hear more about the bright and successful start to the season and what we are building…

Ealing Trailfinders 64-33 Nottingham

After a tough first half for Nottingham in which Ealing Trailfinders build a 33 point lead, Craig Hammond’s men put together an impressive five-try second half performance to seal the bonus point against the undefeated league leaders. Just four minutes in, Ealing winger Jonah Holmes scored the first try of the afternoon, getting his hands…

Nottingham 45-26 Richmond

Nottingham showed their quality with an incredible seven-try performance under the lights, claiming a convincing win over Richmond. The opening ten minutes saw Nottingham put together a few attacks, but they weren’t able to turn any of them into points until they won a penalty inside the 22 which Sam Hollingsworth kick to the corner….

TEAM TO FACE RICHMOND FRIDAY 21ST

Here is the Nottingham Rugby squad to take on Richmond tommorow night at The Bay.  Starting XV: Aniseko Sio, Harry Clayton, Dan Richardson, Callum Allen, Iosefa Maloney-Fiola, George Cox, Nathan Tweedy, Josh Poullet (C), Liam Slatem, Sam Hollingsworth, Ryan Olowofela, Javiah Pohe, Charlie Thacker, David Williams, Jordan Olowofela.  Impacts: Jack Dickinson, Toby Williams, Ben Betts,…

FORMER PLAYERS EVENING

This Friday we are delighted to be welcoming a wealth of former players back to The Bay for our Friday Night Lights fixture against Richmond RFC. Check out who’s already on our illustrious list of players attending: David Jackson, Luke Sheriff, Dan Moore, Tom Rolt, Richard Lloyd, Ben Thompson, Rohaan Nirmalendran, Adam Corcoran, Nigel Hall,…

Hartpury 39-31 Nottingham

Hartpury produced one of the biggest comebacks in recent memory after Nottingham scored four tries in the opening 25 minutes.

TEAM TO FACE HARTPURY RFC

Starting: Aniesko Sio, Jack Dickinson, Dan Richardson, Lewis Chessum, Tom Manz, George Cox, Emeka Ilene, Josh Poullet (C), Liam Slatem, Sam Hollingsworth, Harry Graham, Javiah Pohe, Marcus Ramage, David Williams, Jack Neville.  Replacements: Harry Clayton, Toby Williams, Xavier Valentine, Iosefa Maloney-Fiola, Lewis Barrett, Sam Edwards, Morgan Bunting, Joe Browning.  Nottingham are back on the road…

WELCOME MFH GROUP!

A big welcome to MFH Group as a club sponsor, it’s great to have you onboard. Rarely will you find a sponsor with such passion for rugby and specifically the Championship. We looking forward to working with you and there are exciting times  ahead. We welcomed down Zac Poole yesterday one of their leading members…

JMF ARCHITECTS BACK ON BOARD

We are delighted to welcome JMF Architects back to the Nottingham Rugby Family. As Health and Wellbeing partner their sponsorship will help our players to prepare and recover from both training and playing. These are areas that make a significant impact on our performance and we really appreciate their support. Check out JMF here for…

Nottingham 30-15 Doncaster Knights

Nottingham put in an incredible performance to convincingly beat their local rivals, Doncaster Knights in front of their home crowd on a wet and windy Friday night under the lights. It was Doncaster who came out of the gates looking like the better side. They immediately put Notts under severe pressure and after a number…

TEAM TO FACE DONCASTER

Here is your Archers team to face Doncaster Knights tommorow night at The Bay. The two sides are tied on points currently in the league and this is always a big game as it is! The Doncaster rivalry goes back many years and this battle is going to be no less of a contest than…

DONCASTER FRIDAY NIGHT

Our first Friday Night Lights this week back at The Bay! We welcome local rivals and league runner up last year Doncaster Knights this week. The Knights sit just below us in the table and will be coming here looking for points. The Archers however, coming off the back of a strong win away at…

TEAM TO FACE CALDY RFC

Here is The Archers side to travel to Caldy RFC this Saturday in Round 3 of the Championship. Starting: 1. Toby Williams. 2. Harry Clayton. 3. Ben Betts. 4.Iosefo Maloney-Fiola 5. Ross Bundy. 6. Carl Kirwan 7. Nathan Tweedy (CC) 8. George Cox. 9. Liam Slatem. 10. Sam Hollingsworth 11. Ryan Olowofela 12. Javiah Pohe….

OCTOBER HALF TERM CAMP

We are delighted to be able to host a half term camp this October with our professional players. To book on head to Eventbrite or call the club. To book for just certain days please ensure you call us as Eventbrite bookings are for the whole week. Thank you.

Nottingham 19-23 Cornish Pirates

Nottingham were unable to hold onto a ten point lead in their first home game of the new Championship season.

TEAM TO FACE CORNISH PIRATES AT THE BAY

1. Toby Williams 2. Harry Clayton. 3. Ben Betts 4. Iosefa Maloney-Fiola 5. Cameron Henderson 6. George Cox 7. Nathan Tweedy 8. Josh Poullet (C) 9. Liam Slatem 10. Sam Hollingsworth 11. Harry Graham 12. Charlie Thacker (VC) 13. Marcus Ramage 14. David Williams 15. Jordan Olowofela.  Replacements: 16. Jack Dickinson 17. Aniseko Sio 18….

THE PARK HOSPITAL ARE BACK ON BOARD

We are delighted to announce that The Park hospital, part of the Circle health group have sponsored Nottingham Rugby for another season. The hospital which provides all of our health support for our squad have signed on for the new season. We have developed a great relationship with the hospital and their Executive Director Amanda…

MAN OF THE MATCH

A massive thank you to Larwood and Voce of West Bridgford for being this years sponsor of our man of the match award. This weeks winner was George Cox. Number 6 at the weekend against London Scottish. https://www.larwoodandvoce.co.uk/

TOP AFTER ROUND 1

The Archers came away from round 1 with the full package of points after a trip down to London Scottish on Saturday. The team put together a great performance of well rounded try’s and point scoring ability. Regular names such as Williams and Thacker getting on the scoresheet but supported by new faces in Tigers…

TEAM TO FACE LONDON SCOTTISH

Following the loss of Her Majesty the Queen, the RFU have confirmed the running of sport this weekend across all leagues. All teams will host a minutes silence for Queen Elizabeth II. Players will also wear black armbands in memory of our Queen. Here is The Archers side to face London Scottish at The Rag…

IDEAGEN BACKS NOTTINGHAM RUGBY

Nottingham Rugby Club and software firm Ideagen are to front up a new partnership as the tech company becomes the team’s premium sponsor. As part of the deal, Ideagen will feature on the shirt of the championship side for the 2022/23 season. Ideagen will also appear on TV screens on matchdays, as well as pitch…

HOSPITALITY AVAILABLE TO BOOK

Are you looking for somewhere to go for Sunday lunch? If so, why not come along to one of our Sunday games, where you can also watch a great game of rugby as well! We have a number of Sunday games available for you to choose from: 18th September – Season opener against Cornish Pirates 6th November…

ROUND 1 OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON

With pre season now behind us and finishing on a flourish against Cambridge RFC, The Archers now face their first big challenge of the year. Nottingham travel to London Scottish this weekend for round 1 of the Championship season. This fixture is set to be a massive clash for the first round given the standings…

PARKING TONIGHT

For tonights game Scarrington Road car park is CLOSED. All parking at The Bay will be free this evening. Come on down and get here early in order to secure your spot! See you all tonight!

TEAM TO FACE CAMBRIDGE

STAFF WANTED

Nottingham Rugby are looking for part time bar staff. If you know anyone, or are interested in work yourself. Please do get in touch and contact us on 01159070070. Send across your CV’s to james.peachey@nottinghamrugby.co.uk The bar hours are flexible and well paid. Thank you NRFC.

NEXT MATCH

This Friday is our last pre season fixtures which sees the Archers face off against Cambridge RFC at The Bay. The return of Friday Night Lights will be a really encouraging step towards the new season and welcoming back our fans who we know love a good Friday evening bash! The last chance to see…

PRE SEASON UPDATE

The Archers faced a top Welsh Premiership side Aberavon RFC at the weekend. Losing out to the Welsh side 31-21. Our side showcased a huge pool of talent across the squad, trying out new combinations and new players out across the squad. Great to see new faces Marcus Ramage and Josh Goodwin get over the…

PARKING FOR SATURDAY

For all those planning to attend the pre season fixture this weekend. The car park at Lady Bay will be extremely busy with a clash with cricket. However, Scarrington road car park is open for use to us at the weekend as usual. We look forward to seeing you all at the weekend.

SEASON TICKET COLLECTION

Calling all new and renewed season ticket holders, your 22-23 season tickets are now ready for collection at your convenience. Our office is open between 9-4pm most days. If you require another time or a specific date, give us a call on 01159070070. We have a list of fans who require their season tickets to…

Partnership with The Dairy Creative Agency continues as Nigel Rowlson named as Vice President

We are delighted to announce that Nottingham businessman and owner of The Dairy Creative Agency Nigel Rowlson, has been officially unveiled as a new Vice President of Nottingham Rugby Club. The club holds several Vice President positions with the role requiring each person to welcome and host representatives from visiting teams on matchdays, as well…

NTU PATHWAY WITH DAVE ROSS

PRE SEASON FRIENDLIES

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to be hosting 2 pre season friendlies this year in the run up to the 22/23 Championship season. Check out the two fixtures below for details of the games. Tickets will be £5 per adult and free for u16. Thank you. NOTTINGHAM RFC VS ABERAVON RFC @ LADY BAY 20TH AUGUST…

STATEMENT ON ED SLATER

Nottingham Rugby are deeply saddened by the news of Ed Slater former player who has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). As a club we send all the support and love to Ed and his family following the news and his retirement from professional Rugby. A statement from Ed’s current club Gloucester announcing his…

THE NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITIES PARTNERSHIP

Here at Nottingham Rugby club we are proud to work closely with both the Nottingham Universities. Both universities have well established and flourishing sporting programmes that we seek to help develop and draw from. Over the years NTU has provided us with a significant number of Championship level players including the like of David Williams,…

OLOWOFELA AND RAMAGE SIGN

Head coach Craig Hammond has added two more additions to his strike force for this season. Outside backs Jordan and Marcus will add more depth and strength to the backs division at The Archers. Marcus joins us from Cardiff University with a wealth of playing experience in BUCS Super Rugby, one of the hottest leagues…

SUMMER CAMPS CLOSING IN

Just over a week to go until our 2022 summer camps begin. Captain Poullet and Kiwi Tweedy have been prepping the schedule for the weeks ahead and cant wait to meet everyone in August. We are hopeful that we can keep most of the good weather around to enjoy the maximum amount of the week!…

LAUNCH DAY IS HERE

The team are ready and the pitch is set! Join us from 9am this morning meet the team, watch our open session and get to know everyhtig that goes on behind the scenes at The Bay week in week out! We cant wait! Come on down and show your support. Don’t forget, the premiership trophy…

PREMIERSHIP CUP AT THE BAY

Join us tommorow from 9am at our season launch to have the chance to meet and get photos with the Premiership Trophy. Our partners over at Leicester Tigers have kindly granted us the Cup for the opening of the new season and we cannot wait. Our team will be training from 9:15am-10:30am then joining fans…

JOSH GOODWIN COMES THROUGH THE NTU PARTNERSHIP

JACK DICKINSON RETURNS TO THE BAY

NEW SIGNING ROSS BUNDY SHARES HIS THOUGHTS

We caught up with new second row Ross Bundy to discuss week 1 of pre season and how he feels joining his new squad and what he would like to see! Check out the link below to see the full video. Come and meet Ross and the team this Saturday at our season launch on…

CATCHING UP WITH STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH JACK WESTLEY

Check out what Jack Westley has to say following the first week of pre season and an introduction into our new gym which is powered by Eleiko! We are very grateful for their support and providing such amazing equipment.

PRE SEASON WEEK1 WITH HAMMO

Check out what Hammo has to say as we come to a close on week 1 of pre season!

LAST WEEK TO RENEW SEATS

Calling all our seated season ticket holders. Due to the nature of our ticketing systems. We are requesting all seated season ticket holders please could you make contact with the office on the number 01159070070 to ensure that you keep your seat for the upcoming season! Deadline for seated season tickets: Friday 8th July 4pm.

NOTTINGHAM RUGBY FIXTURES 22/23

SEASON LAUNCH DAY 16TH JULY 9AM-ONWARDS

We are delighted to be hosting an open training session on Saturday 16th July alongside meeting the players and sponsors watching the rugby at The Bay! We would like to welcome all our fans and season ticket holders down to the club for food and drinks while we prepare for the new season! England also…

CHAMPIONSHIP VIEWS

Calling all members/season ticket holders and general rugby fans. Please if you have a spare moment of your day would you take time to fill out this survey with regards to the Championship rugby competition and where it stands in the modern game. We value our fans opinions and we are hopeful that the league…

NEW SIGNINGS

Today marks the final day our new signing reveals through our social media platforms. The new signings have really shown a large interest in the clubs social media analytics and its great to see! To round up the signings we would like to give you some information on each signing! Jack Dickinson. Hooker. Joins us…

PLAYER SPONSORSHIP

If you are a current player sponsor or looking to become a player sponsor for the forthcoming season we are now commencing renewals and taking on new clients! If you are interested in sponsoring or wondering what package may suit you as a fan please do get in touch! We will also be taking sponsors…

COME AND MEET OUR TEAM

We are delighted to be hosting an open training session on Saturday 16th July alongside meeting the players and sponsors watching the rugby at The Bay! We would like to welcome all our fans and season ticket holders down to the club for food and drinks while we prepare for the new season! England also…

SEASON TICKET 22/23

We are delighted to open up season ticket sales for the upcoming season. We have signed well and retained a strong group of players from last years squad. Familiar faces return such as Poullet, Kirwan and Williams. We are expecting to keep our strong home performances up next season and looking to turn over more…

NOTTINGHAM RUGBY MEMBERSHIP CARD!

Welcome to the brand new Nottingham Rugby Membership Card 22/23.  The membership card offers a cheaper more flexible way of getting involved in your favourite rugby club. For just £40 for the year you will get a various of different perks!  Here are the following perks:  1. Discounted match day entrance prices2. Discounted venue hire…

RE-SIGNED PLAYERS

If you don’t already please check us out on facebook, twitter and instagram as we have been revealing the whole 22/23 squad in funky and new ways! Here is a full list of all those players who have re-signed for the 22/23 season. Toby Williams, Aniseko Sio, Ben Betts, Callum Allen, George Cox, Scott Hall,…

PLAYERS LEAVING

Following the highs and lows of the 21/22 season we would like to thank those players for their efforts across last season who are leaving us this year. The following players depart The Archers: Josh McNulty, Matt Marsh, Elliot Creed, Elliot Bale, Jose Andrade, Jake Farnworth, Theo Manihera, Storm Hanekom, Jack Ramshaw, Liam Bishop. THANKS…

SUMMER CAMPS

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that this years summer camp will run on two separate weeks across August! We are delighted to be able to offer two weeks of coaching for all youngsters! We hope we have picked a time where we can have as many different club, players, levels and ages all at…

NOTTINGHAM FOREST PLAY OFF FINAL

If you’re looking for somewhere to watch the playoff final, why aren’t you coming to The Archers Sports bar? We have 2 big screens showing the game, with an emphasis on being a family friendly environment for all. Over the season the levels of people coming down to The Bay has gradually grown and we…

TUESDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

After a fantastic 2-1 win away at the weekend in the first leg of the play offs, Nottingham Forest host Sheffield United on Tuesday night in a bid for play off finals. We will be opening The Archers Sports bar for the evening for those who haven’t got tickets. The bar will be open before,…

PLAY OFFS

A massive congratulations to our neighbours over at Nottingham Forest for reaching the play off to the Premier League! We will be hosting both the fixtures against Sheffield United at the Archers sports Bar starting this weekend. We will have all our big screens showing the game for those who cant attend the away leg….

ONE CLUB

Yesterday we hosted Nottingham Corsairs junior section end of season fun day. Head coach and players attended the day and provided a fun day out for all. This work with Nottingham Corsairs is just the tip of the iceberg of the community coaching that our players and coaches do within the community. Across the 21/22…

TOM YOUNGS RETIRES

Over the weekend news has broken out that former Nottingham loanee and Leicester Tigers captain Tom Youngs is retiring form rugby. Tom has has an illustrious career and we as a club are so proud to be recognised as part of Toms journey. Head coach Craig Hammond remembers Tom’s playing time at Nottingham and said…

BIG THINGS COMING

As the season comes to a close, we look ahead to what will hopefully be yet another improvement on a post Covid-19 Nottingham Rugby. As an operations team we have made a lot of changes and have some really exciting plans. We are currently working on everything 2022-23 season and were looking to be able…

Team to Face Bedford

The Green and Whites will travel to Goldington Road this Saturday to take on Bedford Blues in the second leg of their Championship Cup tie.

NOTTINGHAM RUGBY STATEMENT ON BRYAN FORD

Nottingham Rugby is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Bryan Ford last weekend. Bryan was a former chairman of the Green and Whites for nine seasons from 1996/7 to 2004/5 and returned more recently as shareholder and Vice President. Throughout the period in between he continued to follow Nottingham Rugby, often being seen…

Nottingham 14-38 Bedford Blues

Nottingham will head into the second leg of their Championship Cup tie with Bedford Blues 24 points down after being beaten 14-38 at The Bay despite some impressive try-line defence.

TEAM TO FACE BEDFORD

With the return of this years Championship Cup competition, Hammonds men take on Bedford Blues at home this Friday night 7:45pm. The cup offers opportunity to showcase a different brand of rugby and provide clubs opportunity to explore more avenues for success. Starting XV: Aniseko Sio, Archie Vanes, Dan Richardson, Lewis Chessum, Scott Hall, Jacob…

FANS PLAYER OF THE YEAR AND TRY OF THE SEASON

Today we open the voting for fans player of the year and Try of the season. In order to vote for these please follow the link below to cast your vote!

Nottingham 5-26 Doncaster Knights

In the final game of the league season, Nottingham put up a big fight but were unable to stop a very strong Doncaster side from jumping into first place in the Championship table.

TEAM TO FACE DONCASTER

Starting XV: Toby Williams, Archie Vanes, Josh McNulty, Scott Hall, Jose Andrade, Carl Kirwan, Nathan Tweedy, Josh Poullet (c), Michael Stronge Sam Hollingsworth, Harry Graham, Morgan Bunting, Charlie Thacker, David Williams, Jack Stapley. Replacements: Jake Farnworth, Aniseko Sio, Liam Bishop, Callum Allen, Jacob Wright, Matt Marsh, Elliot Creed, Lewis Barrett.  Nottingham will be looking to end…

END OF SEASON AWARDS

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce the return of the annual awards night to celebrate the achievements and our team in the 2021-22 season. We will be hosting the awards on the 23rd of April following the Bedford Blues away fixture in this years Championship Cup competition. We expect the awards to start at 7pm…

LAST LEAGUE GAME OF THE SEASON

After a long and very competitive season, Nottingham host Doncaster this Friday under the lights in the final round of the 21-22 season. Last time Nottingham faced Doncaster at the Bay was in 2020 where Nottingham won 15-0 in a competitive and closely contested Covid season match. Doncaster are a different beast now and find…

CALL UPS!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that skipper Josh Poullet and Nathan Tweedy have been called up to Leicester Tigers for tonights Premiership cup match away at Newcastle. Both players have been standout in recent fixtures for the Green and Whites so the call-ups come well deserved for both the boys. Another mention goes out…

EASTER CAMPS!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce the return of this years Easter camp. Following the success of our half-term camps, we are really excited to get up and running again and give back to our community players. We have looked at what has been going well and not so much and have tailored our sessions…

JERSEY MATCH REPORT

Jersey came out the blocks fast looking to stretch Nottingham early. From the kick off earning multiple penalties and also taking an early numbers difference, with number 11 Joe Browning being sent to the bin early for a reckless challenge, Jersey looked to the big boys to take it to the Green and Whites. Nottingham…

FANCY WATCHING MORE RUGBY ON WOMEN’S DAY?

Come on down to The Bay tommorow night to watch the British women’s police take on the British Women’s Fire department under the lights on international Women’s Day. We would like to welcome all our regular fans and any supporters of the women’s game in the area to come on down and support the two…

HAMMO’S REACTION OT RICHMOND DEFEAT

Check out what Head coach Craig Hammond had to say in response to a tough home defeat to Richmond on Friday night.

Nottingham 12-19 Richmond

A cold Friday night at The Bay was the setting for a cagey but competitive clash between Nottingham and Richmond. It was the visitors who were able to pull away at the end, handing the Green and Whites their second defeat in five days. The first half began with neither team really able to create…

THANK YOU TO OAK LETTS!

With the Beer Festival just around the corner we would like to take this time to say thank you to our main sponsor for the event, Oak Student Leets. Oak have been a long term sponsor at the Rugby club and have been going the extra mile in ensuring that we have everything we need…

HAMMO’S REACTION AND LOOKING AHEAD TO RICHMOND

Check out what Head Coach Craig Hammond had to say with regards to Sundays tough loss to Bedford at home and looking forward to a big week ahead facing Richmond at home on Friday night at The Bay.

Nottingham 22-47 Bedford Blues

Nottingham were unable to make it three wins in a row on a sunny Sunday afternoon at The Bay. After a competitive first half, the visiting Bedford Blues quickly took control of the game in the second half and ran up the score, putting a total of seven tries past the Archers.

CHARITY COLLECTION

This week we welcome Rob Jones and his family to the club in search of support to the Nottingham University Hospital charity. Alberts story: Albert was born prematurely at 35 weeks, weighing 3 pounds and measuring only 27cm from head to toe. After he was safely delivered by the wonderful staff at Nottingham City Hospital,…

HAMMOS VIEWS ON BEDFORD

Check out what Hammo had to say ahead of this Sunday’s fixture against Bedford Blues at 3pm.

TEAM TO FACE BEDFORD

NOTTINGHAM XV: TOBY WILLIAMS, ARCHIE VANES, BEN BETTS, SCOTT HALL, JACK RAMSHAW, KARL KIRWAN, LEWIS BARRETT, JOSH POULLET (C), MICAHEL STRONGE, MORGAN BUNTING, JOE BROWNING, WILL SIMMONS, CHARLIE THACKER, DAVID WILLIAMS, JACK STAPLEY. REPLACEMENTS: STORM HANKEOM, ANISEKO SIO, JOSH MCNULTY, CALLUM ALLEN, JACOB WRIGHT, MATT MARSH, SAM HOLLINGSWORTH, JAMES PEACHEY. Looking ahead to Ladies day…

WILLIAMS MAKES IT TO 50

Following Saturdays win over London Scottish on the road, David Williams was able to score his 50th try for the club in 75 appearances. With his try scoring ability, Williams now averages on a strike rate of scoring 1 try in every 1.44 games. This strike rate being the highest strike rate to be recorded…

Hammo’s Reaction

Check out what Head Coach Craig Hammond had to say about the 5 point away win to London Scottish at the weekend. He also looks forward to the week ahead and the challenge of Bedford Blues this Sunday 3pm.

LONDON SCOTTISH MATCH REPORT

Nottingham coming off the back of another strong home performance, go on the road in search of a first away win of the season. Facing bottom of the table London Scottish looked to be a game to target for their first away 5 points.   Nottingham started the game strong with two quick successive penalties,…

LADIES DAY

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to be hosting this years annual Ladies day this Sunday 27th vs Bedford Blues. As a club we are using ladies day as a way with engaging with as many female audiences as possible through rugby. We would like to take this time to invite all the female sports audiences to…

TEAM TO TRAVEL TO LONDON SCOTTISH

Nottingham XV: Toby Williams, Archie Vanes, Toby Williams, Scott Hall, Callum Allen, Carl Kirwan, Nathan Tweedy, Josh Poullet (c), Michael Stronge, Morgan Bunting, Harry Graham, Charlie Tacker, Elliot Creed, David Williams, Jack Stapley. Replacements: Finn Thomas, Aniseko Sio, Josh McNulty, Suvwe Obano, Sam Edwards, Sam Hollingsworth, Lewis Barrett. Coming off the back of a huge…

RESCHEDULED FIXTURES AND CUP

Following Covid match rescheduling Nottingham will now face Richmond at home on Friday 4th March at 7:45PM. The final game of the season is set to be announcement also which has been moved. Nottingham are set to confirm the date of this fixture however the two key dates are 1st or 2nd of April TBC….

MAN OF THE MATCH

We caught up with Scotty Hall after Friday nights win over Coventry at The Bay. Scott is an NTU graduate as of January and has been a dual registered player for the past two years and now features regularly in the match day squad. He is the epitome of how Nottingham Rugby looks to develop…

HAMMO’S VIEW ON COVENTRY

Here’s what Head Coach Craig Hammond had to say about Friday nights dominant performance and well deserved win on Friday night at The Bay against Coventry. For the full match report see the article in the ‘Rugby News’ section of the website. The boys now travel to London Scottish this week to try and back…

ENGLAND DEBUT

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that former player Ollie Chessum made his England senior debut this weekend in the Six Nations fixture in Rome. Chessum who was a formidable force in the back row for Nottingham in the 19-20 making 10 appearances for the First XV squad . Ollie was just…

Nottingham 27-15 Coventry

An incredibly entertaining performance from Nottingham at The Bay on Friday night saw them get the better of Coventry to achieve their first victory of the year.

TEAM TO FACE COVENTRY

Nottingham XV: Toby Williams, Archie Vanes, Ben Betts, Scott Hall, Callum Allen, Carl Kirwan, Nathan Tweedy, Josh Poullet ©, Michael Stronge, Morgan Bunting, Harry Graham, Will Simonds, Charlie Thacker, David Williams, Jack Stapley.  Replacements: Storm Hanekom, Aniseko Sio, Josh McNulty, Jack Ramshaw, Suvwe Obano, Matt Marsh, Sam Hollingsworth, Joe Browning.   The match: Nottingham are…

MATCH REACTION WITH DAVE ROSS

We caught up with assistant coach David Ross to discuss Fridays defeat against Jersey Reds. Despite the loss, a sense of pride in Dave’s tone and how he spoke about the boys performance puts us in prime position to put out a strong performance this week against Coventry. Nottingham host Coventry this Friday 11th at…

Nottingham 31-41 Jersey Reds

Despite another unfortunate loss, Nottingham can feel good about themselves after running a very good Jersey Reds team remarkably close at the Bay.

TEAM TO FACE JERSEY

Nottingham Rugby XV: Toby WIlliams, Archie Vanes, Ben Betts, Scott Hall, Callum Allen, George Cox, Nathan Tweedy, Josh Poullet ©, Matt Marsh, Morgan Bunting, Harry Graham, Will Simonds, Charlie Thacker, David Williams, Jack Stapley  Replacements: Jake Farnworth, Aniseko Sio, Josh McNulty, Jack Ramshaw, Lewis Barrett, Michael Stronge, Sam Hollingsworth, James Peachey.   Nottingham are set…

NOT LONG FEBRUARY RUGBY CAMPS

We are delighted to announce details of our February Half Term Rugby specific camp at The Bay. Led by professional Nottingham Rugby players, the camps are a fantastic way for your child to learn rugby skills in a friendly and inclusive environment. Running from 8:30am-3:30pm every day, the camp costs just £25* per day, with…

BEER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

BEER TOKEN TICKETS ARE LIVE Across the upcoming week there will be a variety of reveals and promotions going out across our various social media platforms with the chance of winning prizes and learning more about our upcoming beer festival! The beer festival is set to be a headline event at the club, running from…

NOTTINGHAM RUGBY WELCOMES 3 PILLARS PROJECT

With Nottingham Rugby hosting jersey Reds this Friday 4th, the club are delighted to welcome the 3 Pillars Project to the club in order to promote and boost awareness of their current operations and charity work. So far the project has successfully targeted over 100 young men in the South-mids and Midlands area. With one…

HALF-TERM CAMPS FINAL CALL!!

We are just one week away form hosting our February half term camp here at Lady Bay. The players involved have planned out their sessions and excited to meet all the new talent coming through the age groups! If you have a child with bundles of energy who needs a way to spend their half…

RECORD BREAKER WILLIAMS!!!

Following the Friday evening game against Ealing at The Bay, we are delighted to announce that David Williams has broken the all time record try scoring record for Nottingham Rugby in the Championship competition. Williams scored twice at the weekend, his first coming from a delightful cross-field kick which slipped through the hands of the…

TEAM TO FACE PIRATES

NOTTINGHAM XV: Sio Aniseko, Vanes Archie, Betts Ben, Andrade Jose, Allen Callum, Kirwan Carl, Tweedy Nathan, Hall Scott, Stapley Jack, Williams David (C), Cusick Jacob, Bunting Morgan, Graham Harry, Hollingsworth Sam, Edwards, Sam Replacements: Hanekom Storm, Williams Toby, Bishop Liam, Poullet Josh, Barrett Lewis, Marsh Matt, Creed Elliot, Peachey James. Squad mentions: A few changes…

Trailfinders Reaction

Nottingham Head Coach Craig Hammond says he is proud of his players after the defeat to Ealing this evening. The Archers ultimately fell short at the end, although there were a number of opportunities for Hammo’s men to get something from the game. He said: “Frustrating and disappointed. I’m proud of the boys, it was…

NATIONAL CALL UP!

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce that second-row and NTU student partnership player, Jose Andrade has received an invitation to the Portuguese national squad. The team are set to face Georgia and Romania in the upcoming European National Championship 2022. All the best to Jose on his international endeavours.

NOTTINGHAM RUGBY BOOSTED BY PARTNERSHIP WITH COVID TESTING BIOSCIENCE EXPERT

CHAMPIONSHIP club Nottingham Rugby has announced a sponsorship agreement with Source Bioscience, a leading international provider of integrated laboratory products and services, including COVID-19 testing. The partnership deal – which has been agreed for the remainder of the 2021-22 season – will see Source BioScience join as one of the club’s platinum sponsors, with its…

EALING PROGRAMME ONLINE

Nottingham Rugby’s match programme vs Ealing Trailfinders can be read online for FREE. Thanks to Zeeon, Archers fans can view the programme online by clicking here. The programme features a column from Head Coach Craig Hammond, an update from the Boardroom, match reports and pictures from our past two games, plus much more!

TEAM TO FACE EALING

The Nottingham team to face Ealing Trailfinders at The Bay tomorrow evening (Friday 14th Jan, 7.45pm KO) has been confirmed. Craig Hammond’s men haven’t played at the bay for 56 days, and the Head Coach says that supporters will be important on Friday evening. “It’s a big one,” says Hammo. He added: “It feels a…

U12 NOTTINGHAM RUGBY FESTIVAL

We are delighted to announce on the 11th of March we will be hosting a Floodlit Rugby festival at Nottingham Rugby alongside our opening night of the Nottingham Rugby Six Nations Beer Festival. The festival will commence at 6pm at Lady Bay with first kick-off aiming for 7pm. The games will be hosted on the…

RIP COLIN SLATER

Nottingham Rugby is deeply saddened to report the passing of Colin Slater MBE, at the age of 87. Colin passed away peacefully on Monday evening with loved ones by his side. He fell in love with football as a nine-year-old when his father first took him to watch his local team Bradford City at Valley…

BEER FESTIVAL IS BACK

Nottingham Rugby is delighted to announce the return of its annual Six Nations Beer Festival running from Friday 11th March – Saturday 12th March 2022 at Archer’s Sports Bar. The Nottingham Rugby Six Nations Beer Festival hosts more than 40 different beers, as well as ciders and lager at the bar. The weekend event will…

EALING TICKETS

Tickets for Nottingham Rugby’s Championship fixture against Ealing Trailfinders on Friday 14th January (19:45pm) are on sale and available from just £13. Advance Ticket Prices Available online here until midnight, the day before each home fixture: Standing Seated Adult £15 £20 Concession £13 £15 Junior U16 £3 £15 E-Ticket FAQs I haven’t received an email with the…

RIP CHARLES MILLER

Nottingham Rugby is deeply saddened to report the passing of former player, Dr Charles Ernest ‘Chas’ Miller. Miller was born on 6th August 1939 in Knottingley, Yorkshire but was evacuated to Rhyl, Wales during WWII where his early education commenced. After the war, he returned to Knottingley where he was taught for 4 years at…

RIP MICK WEBSTER

Nottingham Rugby are deeply saddened to report the passing of Mick Webster at the age of 83. For over sixty years, Mick was synonymous with rugby in Bakewell. From his first days with Bakewell Mannerians in the early 1960s until illness made it impossible for him to get to games, he was woven into the…

HALF SEASON TICKET EXTENSION

The deadline to purchase your Half Season Ticket has been extended, due to Covid-19 fixture postponements. The Half Season Ticket will include five league games, as well as any home cup group-stage games – and you have until Wednesday 12th January to purchase yours. On average, supporters have seen over 7 tries per game at…

TEAM TO FACE HARTPURY

The Nottingham team to face Hartpury at the ALPAS Arena on Sunday 2nd January (14:30pm) has been confirmed. This will be Nottingham’s first game of 2022, having not taken to the field since 18th December against Doncaster Knights in a 45-12 defeat. Hartpury currently sit four places above Nottingham, having gained ten more points this…

CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS

To ensure Nottingham Rugby minimise the impact of Covid-19 and maximise the welfare of staff, the rugby office will close on Thursday 23rd December and will remain closed until Tuesday 4th January, but with the following exceptions (subject to Covid restrictions): Thursday 30th December – Nottingham Forest v Huddersfield Monday 3rd January – Nottingham Forest…

NOTTINGHAM V RICHMOND POSTPONED

Nottingham’s 2021/22 Round 13 Championship Rugby match against Richmond has been postponed. The decision to postpone the fixture, originally due to take place on Saturday 26th December at 3pm, has been taken by the Rugby Football Union after Richmond reported ongoing COVID-19 cases this week within the playing squad.   The interim decision follows the detailed…

TEAM TO FACE AMPTHILL

Nottingham Rugby’s team to face Ampthill at Dillingham Park tomorrow afternoon (13:30pm KO) has been confirmed. The Archers come in to the game looking for a performance on the road having lost their last two games in the league against Doncaster and Bedford respectively. Ampthill currently sit one place above Craig Hammond’s men in the…

LATEST COVID-19 GUIDANCE

After recent Government guidance, Nottingham Rugby would like to update all supporters on the latest protocols relating to attending The Bay. We (Nottingham Rugby) will operate under the latest Government guidelines which, at the moment, doesn’t require any change to our operations. The latest guidance states that an NHS COVID Pass is required for visitors…

NEW OFF-FIELD APPOINTMENTS

Nottingham Rugby has strengthened its off-field team with the appointments of a new General Manager and Office Manager respectively. Paul Taylor will join Nottingham on 20th December as General Manager. An experienced fundraiser, and event consultant, Paul has predominantly worked previously in the sports industry, including the 2015 Rugby World Cup. He was also part…

GET MORE VITS

Nottingham Rugby is proud to be supported by Get More Vits during the 2021/22 campaign. Get More Vits is an independent company aiming to provide people of all ages with their daily dose of Vitamins. They do this through a wide-range of tasty, fruit and sugar-free products that can be found in major UK retailers…

JERSEY GAME RE-ARRANGED

Nottingham Rugby’s 2021/22 Round 10 Championship Rugby match against Jersey Reds has been re-arranged. The new fixture will take place on Friday 4th February, 7:45pm KO at The Bay. The original fixture on Friday 3rd December was postponed after Nottingham reported four confirmed COVID-19 cases (4 players). Tickets and hospitality purchased for the match will…

AMPTHILL KO TIME CHANGED

The kick off time for Nottingham’s trip to Ampthill at the weekend has been brought forward. The game will now kick off at 1:30pm on Saturday 18th December at Dillingham Park. Tickets are available online here: https://buff.ly/3scyW5c

TEAM TO FACE DONCASTER

The Nottingham team to travel to Castle Park to face Doncaster Knights tomorrow afternoon (2:30pm) has been confirmed. Craig Hammond’s men haven’t played since 27th November due to last week’s home game against Jersey Reds being postponed for Covid-related reasons. Doncaster currently sit fourth in the Championship table, having won six of their nine games…

19 DAYS TO GET A HALF SEASON TICKET

You have just 19 days until our Half Season Ticket kicks in to action! The Half Season Ticket is valid from our boxing day fixture against Richmond at The Bay and will include five league games, as well as any home cup group-stage games. On average, supporters have seen over 7 tries per game at…

NTU VS UON AT THE BAY

Nottingham Trent University 1st will host University of Nottingham 1st at The Bay this Wednesday 8th December, 4:30pm KO. The top-of-the-table clash will take place on the main pitch (pitch 1) and Archer’s Sports Bar will be open from 3pm until 10pm – It’s the hottest student bar for pre-drinks on a Wednesday! Student spectators…

TONIGHT’S GAME POSTPONED

Championship Rugby update: Nottingham Rugby v Jersey Reds postponed     Nottingham Rugby’s 2021/22 Round 10 Championship Rugby match against Jersey Reds has been postponed. The decision to postpone the fixture, originally due to take place tonight at 7.45pm, has been taken by the Rugby Football Union after Nottingham reported four confirmed COVID-19 cases this week (4…

JERSEY PROGRAMME ONLINE

Nottingham Rugby’s match programme vs Jersey Reds can be read online for FREE. Thanks to Zeeon, Archers fans can view the programme online by clicking here. The programme features a column from Head Coach Craig Hammond, an update from the Boardroom, match reports and pictures from our past two games, plus much more!

TEAM TO FACE JERSEY REDS

The Nottingham Rugby team to face Jersey Reds at The Bay tomorrow evening (Friday, 7:45pm) has been confirmed. Craig Hammond’s men come in to the game off the back of a disappointing defeat away to Bedford Blues, but The Archers will be looking to put things right at The Bay. Jersey Reds currently sit in…

HAMMO’S JERSEY PREVIEW

Head Coach Craig Hammond has offered his thoughts ahead of the visit of Jersey Reds tomorrow evening. Jersey currently sit in second place in the Championship table, but Hammo has put the onus on his players to focus on themselves. “The big focus point is on us this week and making sure we get our…

CONFIDENCE AT ALL-TIME LOW FOR CHAMPIONSHIP

It’s no secret that Championship rugby is under-funded and undervalued by the Rugby Football Union (RFU), but after years of false promises Alistair Bow, major shareholder and chairman at Nottingham Rugby, believes the RFU needs to get its head out of the sand and bring about real change for the sport. Confidence in the RFU’s ability to operate the Championship and grassroots rugby is at an all-time low….

HAMMO’S BEDFORD REACTION

The Archers went down 40 points to nine at Goldington Road as Bedford Blues hit six tries on home turf. “It was a frustrating away trip,” said Craig Hammond. “It was windy down there and they scored a few tries in the first half. “We then played in to the wind and it was pretty…

TEAM TO FACE BEDFORD

The Nottingham Rugby team to face Bedford Blues tomorrow has been confirmed. The Archers travel to Goldington Road in a 3pm KO looking for their first win on the road this season. Craig Hammond’s men come in to the game off the back of a 41-31 victory over London Scottish at The Bay, and backs…

DAVID ROSS ON BEDFORD

Nottingham Rugby are back on the road this Saturday as they travel to Bedford Blues in the RFU Championship. The Archers come in to the game off the back of a home victory against London Scottish, a game in which they scored five tries, but backs coach David Ross is aware of the attacking threats…

JOIN US AT JERSEY

Nottingham Rugby will be chartering a flight for our away fixture to Jersey Reds on Saturday 12th March 2022, 2.45pm KO. Due to Covid-19 regulations last season, only players and coaching staff were able to board the flight, but now restrictions have eased, we are opening up the opportunity to supporters. The flight details are…

DISCIPLINARY HEARING: DAVID WILLIAMS

David Williams appeared before an independent disciplinary last night (Wednesday 24 November 2021). Williams was shown a red card by referee Charlie Gayther in the final minute of the match between Nottingham and London Scottish on Friday 19 November 2021. This was for two yellow cards. David accepted the charge and was given a one-week…

HALF SEASON TICKETS ON SALE

Nottingham Rugby supporters can now take advantage of our Half Season Ticket offer. The Half Season Ticket is valid from our boxing day fixture against Richmond at The Bay and will include five league games, as well as any home cup group-stage games. On average, supporters have seen over 7 tries per game at The…

STRONGE AND STAPLEY IN TOTW

Michael Stronge and Jack Stapley have been named in the Championship Club Podcast Team of The Week after their impressive performances against London Scottish on Friday night. Both players have made six appearances each for The Archers this season, with Stronge scoring his second try of the campaign last time out. 🔥TEAM OF THE WEEK🔥…

EXTRA MILE CHALLENGE

Head Coach Craig Hammond will be joining Leicester Tigers Defence Coach Kevin Sinfield in his Extra Mile Challenge today. Sinfield is running 101-miles from Mattioli Woods Welford Road to Headingley Stadium in 24 hours from Monday, November 22 – Tuesday, November 23. He will lead a team to undertake the remarkable fundraising challenge to run from Leicester…

CRAIG HAMMOND’S LONDON SCOTTISH REACTION

Nottingham got back to winning ways at The Bay with a 41-31 victory over London Scottish after a very dominant first half. The visitors came back in to the game in the second half, but an Elliot Bale penalty was enough to deny London Scottish of a losing bonus point. “To get that win and…

NOTTINGHAM 41-31 LONDON SCOTTISH

London Scottish were quick off the mark at The Bay as Harry Sheppard offloaded in the middle to Cameron King who evaded the tackle and scored under the post. Sheppard was the converter on six minutes. The Archers were only behind for three minutes as Nottingham piled on the pressure and breaking the line of…

FORMER PLAYERS AT TONIGHT’S GAME

Six former England players, including four that played for Nottingham, are in attendance at The Bay tonight. John Pallant, William Hare, Gary Rees, Simon Hodgkinson, Peter Larter and Paul Simpson will all watch the Archers host London Scottish this Friday. Pallant played three times for England in 1967 and he also played in a non-capped…

SCOTTISH PROGRAMME ONLINE

Nottingham Rugby’s match programme vs London Scottish can be read online for FREE. Thanks to Zeeon, Archers fans can view the programme online by clicking here. The programme features a column from Head Coach Craig Hammond, an update from the Boardroom, match reports and pictures from our past two games, plus much more!

TEAM TO FACE SCOTTISH

Nottingham Head Coach Craig Hammond has named his squad to face London Scottish at The Bay tomorrow evening, 19:45. It has been a stop-start couple of weeks for the Archers with the way the fixtures have fallen, but now Hammo’s men are re-charged and ready for action going in to a solid 7-week block of…

“IT’S A MASSIVE ACHIEVEMENT FOR BOTH OF US”

Josh Poullet and Scott Hall will don the Leicester Tigers jersey at Welford Road tomorrow afternoon after they were selected in the XV to face Sale Sharks in the Premiership Cup. As part of the cooperation agreement between the two clubs, Poullet and Hall have been training with the Premiership outfit for a number of…

POULLET AND HALL START FOR TIGERS

Josh Poullet and Scott Hall have been selected in Leicester Tigers’ XV to face Sale Sharks in the Premiership Cup on Saturday (November 13) at Mattioli Woods Welford Road, 3pm. The Nottingham pair have been training with the Premiership outfit for the past couple of weeks, and have now been given an opportunity from the…

HALF SEASON TICKETS ON SALE

Nottingham Rugby supporters can now take advantage of our Half Season Ticket offer. The Half Season Ticket is valid from our boxing day fixture against Richmond at The Bay and will include five league games, as well as any home cup group-stage games. On average, supporters have seen over 6 tries per game at The…

TEAM TO FACE COVENTRY

The Nottingham team to face Coventry at Butts Park Arena tomorrow afternoon (15:00) has been confirmed. Aniseko Sio and Elliot Bale come in to the matchday squad for the first time this season after battling injury, whilst Callum Allen makes his first start of the campaign. The Archers come in to the game off the…

RFU SURVEY

The RFU are currently undertaking a strategic review of the RFU Championship, and as a valued fan, they want to understand your views about the role and purpose of the competition. The results of this survey will form a valuable part of the review process and feed into subsequent recommendations, with your input helping to…

VACANCY: OFFICE MANAGER

Nottingham Rugby is recruiting an Office Manager to work as part of an enthusiastic and motivated office team at a professional rugby union club. The Office Manager is responsible for managing the office environment, general administration and ticketing services for Nottingham Rugby. The person is responsible for the management and co-ordination of all ticket sales…

SPONSOR A TV!

Archer’s Sports Bar has got an exciting opportunity for local sponsors to increase their brand awareness to over 20,000 visitors per year. This is a fantastic opportunity to make your brand visible to avid sports fans and rugby supporters at The Bay. BRONZE• Company branding around your sponsored 65” TV• FREE entry to Nottingham Rugby’s…

“I’M PROUD OF THE BOYS”

Head Coach Craig Hammond is disappointed that his team didn’t get more points on the board, but stated that he is proud of the boys for their intent in the game and their willingness to create good opportunities. He said: “We had some good opportunities up front and we had opportunities to take some more…

NOTTINGHAM 8-32 PIRATES

A sloppy 80 minutes of rugby from Nottingham gave Pirates the opportunity to leave The Bay with a bonus point victory. Just two minutes in a quick penalty was taken by Pirates and Tom Channon crossed the line in the corner. Successful conversion by Arwell Robson. Four minutes later, Joe Elderkin had the chance to…

PIRATES PROGRAMME ONLINE

Nottingham Rugby’s match programme for this evening’s game vs Cornish Pirates can be read online for FREE. Thanks to Zeeon, Archers fans can view the programme online by clicking here. The programme features a column from Head Coach Craig Hammond, an update from the Boardroom, match reports and pictures from our past two games, plus…

TEAM TO FACE PIRATES

Nottingham Head Coach Craig Hammond has named his squad to face Cornish Pirates at The Bay tomorrow evening, 19:45. The Archers come in to the game off the back of a reserve week in the fixture list, and Hammo says the time off has made the players come back with more hunger and desire to…

CORNISH PIRATES TICKETS

Tickets for Nottingham Rugby’s Championship fixture against Cornish Pirates this Friday (19:45) are on sale and available from just £13. Advance Ticket Prices Available online here until midnight, the day before each home fixture: Standing Seated Adult £15 £20 Concession £13 £15 Junior U16 £3 £15 E-Ticket FAQs I haven’t received an email with the booking confirmationYou…

NOTTINGHAM DONATE TO ODDBALLS

Nottingham Rugby has donated £3,000 to Testicular Cancer charity ‘OddBalls’ following the Tom Miller memorial fixture, held at The Bay during the summer. A former pupil at Royal Hospital School (RHS) in Suffolk, and student at Nottingham Trent University (NTU), Tom was honoured with a memorial rugby match between NTU and RHS on July 31st…

VACANCY: GENERAL MANAGER

Nottingham Rugby is an ambitious organisation looking for a talented and committed individual to join the senior management team. The General Manager will work closely with the Chief Executive to ensure all areas of operation are delivered to a high standard and in line with budgets and growth targets for the organisation. The GM will…

BOARD AND SENIOR MANAGEMENT CHANGES

Nottingham Rugby has announced some changes to the board and senior management team as club COO Steve Smith has accepted a position at the Rugby Football Union (RFU), whilst club director Chris Simon becomes part-time CEO and Sean Wolstenholme joins as Head of Food & Beverage. The club can also announce the addition of Andrew…

FINAL CHANCE TO #NAMETHESHIRT

Your Chance To Make History This is your final chance to take part in an exciting fundraising initiative. The Archers are offering supporters the chance to purchase a limited-edition Nottingham Rugby shirt that will feature the names of all of those involved in the initiative sublimated into the fabric. From just £100, supporters can be…

GIRLS RUGBY CAMP

Loughborough Lightning and the Girls Rugby Club welcomes players of ages U13, U15 and U18 with all abilities for a fun-filled day of rugby action. You can now benefit from our unique collaboration with leading Allianz Premier 15s club Loughborough Lightning and their talent pathway to deliver unique opportunities for young players in the region….

“WE HAD OPPORTUNITIES”

Head Coach Craig Hammond says Nottingham’s 78-19 defeat to league-favourites Ealing was a ‘tough day at the office’ but was pleased with the efforts of his players. “It was frustrating day at the office today. They (Ealing) are a very good team and they were a wounded beast after losing last weekend,” said Hammo. “Credit…

TEAM TO FACE EALING

The Nottingham Rugby team to face Ealing Trailfinders at the Trailfinders Sports Ground on Saturday (3pm KO) has been confirmed. Archie Vanes, Sam Edwards, Dan Lancaster, Jacob Cusick, Harry Graham and Luke Hibberd all come in to the XV for their first starts of the league campaign, whilst Matt Marsh and Morgan Bunting make the…

CORNISH PIRATES TICKETS

Tickets for Nottingham Rugby’s Championship fixture against Cornish Pirates on Friday 22nd October (19:45) are on sale and available from just £13. Advance Ticket Prices Available online here until midnight, the day before each home fixture: Standing Seated Adult £15 £20 Concession £13 £15 Junior U16 £3 £15 E-Ticket FAQs I haven’t received an email with the…

OCTOBER RUGBY CAMPS

We are delighted to announce details of our October Half Term Rugby specific camp at The Bay. Led by Nottingham Rugby legend Josh Poullet, the camps are a fantastic way for your child to learn rugby skills in a friendly and inclusive environment. Running from 8:30am-3:30pm every day, the camp costs just £25 per day,…

STUDENT ATHLETES SIGN UP

WITH the upcoming BUCS season getting under way this Wednesday, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and Nottingham Rugby are delighted to announce this coming season’s partnership players who will play a part in both programmes for the upcoming season. The Nottingham Rugby / NTU partnership continues to go from strength to strength, and the new generation…

TWO FROM TWO AT THE BAY

Nottingham Rugby made it two Championship home wins on the trot, under the Friday night lights at The Bay, with a gritty, narrow victory against Hartpury. The Archers raced out of the blocks in the first half, scoring 22 unanswered points in the opening 30 minutes, starting with a brace from captain Jake Farnworth, who drove over the line for his…

HARTPURY PROGRAMME

Nottingham Rugby’s match programme for this evening’s game vs Hartpury can be read online for FREE. Thanks to Zeeon, Archers fans can view the programme online by clicking here. The programme features a column from Head Coach Craig Hammond, an update from the Boardroom, match reports and pictures from our past two games, plus much…

TEAM TO FACE HARTPURY

Nottingham Head Coach Craig Hammond has named his Archers team to face Hartpury at The Bay for Round 3 of the Championship. Toby Williams and Ben Betts are replaced by James Whitcombe and Josh McNulty respectively. Hammo said: “They’re (Hartpury) a good team and they’re coached pretty well. They’ve made some good signings this year….

AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL TICKET BALLOT NOW OPEN

The Autumn Internationals are soon upon us as England host Tonga, South Africa and Australia. You can now apply for International Tickets through Nottingham Rugby for the South Africa and Australia fixture. Please submit your applications through the form below, and please fill in all the fields in full. If successful, you will be informed…

HARTPURY TICKETS

Tickets for Nottingham Rugby’s Championship fixture against Hartpury this Friday night (19:45) are still on sale and available from just £13. Craig Hammond’s men come in to the game with one win and one defeat from two Championship games so far this season. The Archers put in an impressive display last time out at The…

HAMMO’S RICHMOND REACTION

Nottingham Head Coach Craig Hammond was left frustrated this afternoon, as the Archers let a 17-3 half time lead slip to eventually lose the game 27-24. “It was pretty frustrating,” said Hammo. “The boys played well until half time then it fell away in the second half and ill discipline cost us and Richmond came…

TEAM TO FACE RICHMOND

Craig Hammond has named his squad to face Richmond in Nottingham’s first away trip of the season tomorrow afternoon, 3pm KO. Nottingham kicked their season off with an exciting 36-26 victory over Ampthill last Friday, and the Archers are looking to build on that performance. Hammo makes two changes to the XV that started against…

HAMMO’S RICHMOND PREVIEW

Nottingham are set for their first away trip of the season this Saturday as they head down to the Athletic Ground to face 8th-placed Richmond. The home side lost 33-18 to Cornish Pirates in their first game of the season last Saturday, but Head Coach Craig Hammond is well aware of the tradition that Richmond…

OCTOBER RUGBY CAMPS

We are delighted to announce details of our October Half Term Rugby specific camp at The Bay. Led by Nottingham Rugby legend Josh Poullet, the camps are a fantastic way for your child to learn rugby skills in a friendly and inclusive environment. Running from 8:30am-3:30pm every day, the camp costs just £25 per day,…

FINAL CHANCE TO #NAMETHESHIRT

Your Chance To Make History This is your final chance to take part in an exciting fundraising initiative. The Archers are offering supporters the chance to purchase a limited-edition Nottingham Rugby shirt that will feature the names of all of those involved in the initiative sublimated into the fabric. From just £100, supporters can be…

CURRENT VACANCIES

Nottingham Rugby has three current vacancies at The Bay. These roles include Ticket Office Assistants, Office Administrator and Bar Staff for Archer’s Sports Bar. Click on each job title below to find out more. Ticket Office Assistants Office Administrator Archer’s Sports Bar Staff (Please email Sean.Wolstenholme@nottinghamrugby.co.uk)

THE DAIRY CONTINUE PARTNERSHIP

West Bridgford-based creative agency The Dairy is set to continue its long-term partnership withNottingham Rugby Club, after agreeing to continue to provide marketing and design support for the2021/22 season. The award-winning agency has been Nottingham Rugby Club’s official marketing and design partnersince 2006, developing the club’s brand identity and creating all of the club’s marketing…

NEW HEADLINE SPONSOR

Nottingham Rugby is delighted to announce that Peter James Homes has agreed a three-year partnership to become the club’s Headline Sponsor. The partnership will see Peter James Homes become the front-of-shirt sponsor for the next three seasons. Peter James Homes, who have previously been the club’s Headline Sponsor, has quickly earned a reputation across the…

DAVID WILLIAMS’ REACTION

Winger David Williams helped himself to a brace in Nottingham’s opening Championship fixture of the season at The Bay, and he’s described the evening as ‘quality’. There were over 1,000 supporters inside The Bay, of which Williams has heaped praise on. “Quality. Absolutely quality,” said Williams. He added: “The first game back at The Bay,…

HAMMO’S AMPTHILL REACTION

Craig Hammond admitted he was relived to get the first win of the season on Nottingham’s opening day in the Championship and has heaped praise on the 1,047 supporters that attended. He said: “I’m a bit relieved. The guys here have been working hard for the past ten weeks in pre-season and to kick it…

WINNING START FOR THE ARCHERS

Nottingham Rugby started their home league campaign with an entertaining 36-26 victory over Ampthill at The Bay on Friday night. And it was the home side who opened the scoring. A quick penalty taken by Michael Stronge was offloaded to Josh McNulty who then danced around the Ampthill defence, offloaded to Stapley, one more to…

MATCH PROGRAMME

Nottingham Rugby’s match programme for this evening’s game vs Ampthill can be read online for FREE. Thanks to Zeeon, Archers fans can view the programme online by clicking here. The 38-page programme features a column from Head Coach Craig Hammond, an update from the Boardroom plus many more news stories!

TEAM TO FACE AMPTHILL

Craig Hammond has named his first competitive Nottingham Rugby squad of the season, as the Archers gear up to face Ampthill at The Bay on Friday night, 7.45pm KO. Nottingham finished their pre-season campaign with an entertaining victory over London Scottish at The Bay last weekend, and now all eyes turn to the Championship. Jake…

AMPTHILL TICKETS

Tickets for Nottingham Rugby’s first home Championship game of the season are on sale and available from just £13. The Archers take on Ampthill at The Bay this Friday, 7:45pm KO in the Championship curtain-raiser. Advance Ticket Prices Available online here until midnight, the day before each home fixture: Standing Seated Adult £15 £20 Concession £13 £15…

PLAYER SPONSORSHIP

Nottingham Rugby has a small number of players available for sponsorship ahead of the 2021-22 Championship season kicking off on Friday night against Ampthill at The Bay. We have two packages available; Fans’ Sponsor and Corporate Sponsor. Fans’ Player Sponsorship Your name next to your player’s profile in every match day programme A post-match meal…

“GET DOWN ON FRIDAY NIGHT AND ENJOY THE GAME”

Nottingham Rugby Head Coach Craig Hammond is urging all supporters to get down to The Bay for The Archer’s Championship opener against Ampthill this coming Friday. Hammond’s men signed off pre-season with a 36-25 victory over London Scottish at The Bay on Saturday, ahead of their first league game this coming Friday. “Friday night footie!…

TICKETS FOR FRIDAY

Tickets for Nottingham Rugby’s first home Championship game of the season are on sale and available from just £13. The Archers take on Ampthill at The Bay on Friday 17th September, 7:45pm KO in the Championship curtain-raiser. Advance Ticket Prices Available online here until midnight, the day before each home fixture: Standing Seated Adult £15 £20 Concession…

ARCHERS 36-25 SCOTTISH

An 11-try thriller at The Bay saw Nottingham Rugby sign off pre-season with an entertaining victory. But it was the visitors, London Scottish, who got things moving quickly, after a scrum right under the sticks was worked out to the left through Sam Hanks and finished off by John Davetanivalu. The conversion was missed by…

TICKETS AVAILABLE UNTIL KICK OFF

Tickets for today’s pre-season fixture against London Scottish are available to purchase until kick off. Supporters can still buy online and have their tickets sent directly to their smartphone, or you can buy tickets on the gate, £5 (Standing) or £10 (Seated). Nottingham Rugby Season Ticket Holders can gain FREE access to the fixture. Season Ticket Holders…