It is with great sadness that ex-club Chairman and Club Doctor James (Jim) Bourke died peacefully on 18th August 2018, aged 77.  The club will be holding a minutes silence prior to its game against Bedford in memory of Jim. Nottingham Rugby

Jim was formerly a consultant general surgeon and Medical Director of the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham.

Beloved husband to Ann, father to Susan, Patrick and Michael, grandfather to Eloise, Benedict, Anna, William, John and Clementine.

A private cremation will be followed by a memorial service in the autumn, details to follow. Donations are welcomed to the Matthew Hampson Foundation –