***15 a side rugby is back!***

RFU Return to Play

 OK it might be an adapted form for now, but this is a huge step forward for all of us in rugby. We look forward to welcoming back our existing players, as well as encouraging new players to give us a try at training tomorrow night. COVID has been a difficult period for all of us at […]

Essex RFU Covid-19 update

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Essex County RFU – Statement from our Chair re Rugby in our East London Boroughs and Essex. As you are no doubt aware the Government has introduced a national lockdown to curb the increase in Covid-19 cases in England. During this time no community team sports can take place, so the RFU has decided that […]

The fantastic Harmony in Torquay

Harmony B&B Torquay

A new Club Membership benefit… Looking for a break away in Torquay? You wont find any better than the Harmony B&B. Run by ex 1st XV player Jamie ‘BA’ Saunders and his wife Michelle, the Harmony Torquay is a beautiful detached Victorian villa. With 8 en-suite guest rooms, a guest lounge with honesty bar and […]


Sponsor Image

After the RFU published their adapted competition plans for 2020/21 season yesterday, we were surprised and delighted to then have been contacted by some local businesses today, looking to get involved and sponsor our club. We really weren’t expecting that, especially with so many businesses coming out of lockdown in no doubt various financial positions. […]

AGM Date Set: Saturday 1st August: 10:30am

AGM logo

***AGM*** 1st AUG 2020*** Hello member’s of Canvey Island Rugby Club The date for the AGM has now been set as: Saturday 1st August 2020 10:30am MEET for an 11:00am START We will hold a socially distanced AGM from the patio area going out onto the field There are lots of roles available within the […]

Island Gym Partnership


***STRENGTHENING TIES*** Whilst we were disappointed with the government’s decision yesterday not to reopen gyms, we refuse to let this news deter us from executing our plan to come out of this pandemic stronger than ever!   In times of hardship and uncertainty, community is more important than ever. We rely on those around us […]

COVID-19 Announcement from our DoR & Youth Chairman

Canvey Island Rugby Club Youth

Dear Members,As we close in on three months of lockdown, it’s only natural that our players of all levels and age groups begin to wonder when they can get back on the pitch and begin to play the beautiful game once again, and so here’s what a ‘Return to Rugby’ currently looks like at the […]

Official Over the Bar Podcast Coming!

Over the Bar podcast

***OFFICIAL PODCAST COMING SOON*** Our very own @cirufc rugby podcast “OVER THE BAR” is coming soon… @brettsmith1982 known to players and referees across the county for his vocal talents, will finally be putting them to good use! He will be interviewing some of the most interesting characters involved in grass roots rugby! Players, Coaches & […]

Over £2000 raised in just over 10hrs for the NHS

NHS Fundraiser

Our NHS fundraiser – as rugby players we’ve probably all needed the NHS at some time or another… Now it needs us If a small club like ours can do this in such a small amount of time… imagine what the bigger clubs can do? #inthistogether #nhs #essexrugby #community Supporting this great CIRFC fundraising for […]

Hakas and Haircuts – FUNDRAISING FOR our NHS

Hakas and haircuts fundraising for the NHS

Try some *Hakas and Haircuts* – fundraising for the NHS As a club we are looking to find a way to raise money and support our wonderful NHS. ALL money from fundraising will go directly to the NHS. This Canvey Rugby Club initiative is called “Hakas & Haircuts” We are asking ALL club members from […]