NATIONAL 3 MIDLANDS
SHROPSHIRE’S PREMIER RUGBY CLUB
Beautifully situated on the edge of Newport on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border we are the most senior club in the area playing our rugby in National 3 Midlands where we will be starting our seventh year at this level when we begin our new campaign in September.
We pride ourselves on playing an entertaining style of rugby in a friendly community based environment. It promises to be another exciting era in the Club’s history as the extension and improvements to the Clubhouse are now more or less complete. Phase 2 is already on the drawing board which will see a refurbishment of the Club’s changing facilities. With a much better infrastructure in place it is hoped that a challenge can be made for promotion to a higher level that would see Newport playing at National 2 for the very first time.
Newport finished 5th last year, their highest ever placing since the formation of the League pyramid. They appeared in two North Midlands Cup Finals recently, lifting the Trophy for the first time in 2010 when they beat Bromsgrove before going down narrowly the following year to Dudley Kingswinford. The 2nd XV will be captained by Pete Thomas who hopes to develop a side that will push the 1st XV for starting positions throughout the coming season. The Club will also run a 3rd XV under the guidance of Willy Wilcox for those who don’t take their rugby too seriously where the emphasis will be on renewing old rivalries and friendships with local clubs whilst keeping travelling to a minimum.
The Club also boosts a thriving Colts, Mini and Juniors Section running teams at all the various age groups and is certainly one of the main reasons the Club needed to expand to accommodate the growing band of players, parents, coaches and many other valued volunteers.
We are always on the lookout for players of all ages and abilities so whatever your age you can be assured of a warm and friendly welcome to Newport in a family orientated atmosphere. Further information can be obtained from Chris Wilde, Director of Rugby, or from any other contacts listed on this website. You can contact our director of rugby on 07974 956848 or at email@example.com.
Newport Salop RUFC 1xv
April 19th 2014 - Hereford v Newport Salop (Away) 3pm KO
Newport Salop RUFC 2xv
April 19th 2014 - Newport Salop v Reserve (Home) 3pm KO
Newport Salop RUFC 3xv
Newport Salop RUFC Colts
April 16th 2014 - Newport Salop v Willenhall (Home) 7pm KO
14th April 2014
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North Mids Cup - Semi Final
11th April 2014
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24th March 2014
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