• Hill Commit to Continuing Partnership

    Tue 20 Oct 2020 09:19

    Pictured (left to right): George Bretag-Norris (1st XV Captain), Rob Hall (Hill), Rob Dean (Chairman), Richie Williams (Director of Rugby), Kacey Tuck (Rubies Captain) Hill … view

  • Richie's Rugby Roundup

    Tue 06 Oct 2020 08:45

    With the prospect of no senior rugby until ‘January at the earliest’, I thought it would be a timely opportunity to keep you updated on what we are continuing to do as a rugby club to … view

  • Little Scrummers

    Tue 29 Sep 2020 09:06

    We are excited to announce that Little Scrummers will be starting at the Club this weekend – Sunday 4th October – and then every Sunday, ongoing.. Little Scrummers offers rugby fun … view

  • Message from Nick Dance, Mini & Youth Chairman

    Mon 28 Sep 2020 13:14

    Dear Mini & Youth Parent, With the RFU’s announcement last night of NO return to competitive rugby for all Clubs (below Championship level), I thought it may be a good idea to write … view

  • Welcome Zac and Jude

    Tue 22 Sep 2020 09:14

    As we approach what would normally be our 4th game of the competitive league season, we still await an update from the RFU on the proposed start date of the 2020-21 season. Despite … view

  • Quantrax Partnership

    Thu 03 Sep 2020 08:29

    We are excited to partner with Quantrax, a UK based GPS software company who will be providing the club with the latest player tracking technology. Last year we were fortunate to use … view

  • Welcome Darryl Veenendaal

    Thu 27 Aug 2020 18:56

    Our next piece in the recruitment jigsaw comes in the shape of experienced scrum half, Darryl Veenendaal. With nearly 250 championship games under his belt, Darryl will become a … view

  • Player Career Pathway

    Fri 21 Aug 2020 09:52

    It is with great excitement that we can announce our new career pathway initiative which looks to enhance our current offering to new and existing players. The pathway aims to support … view

  • Welcome Back Ben Brownlie

    Fri 21 Aug 2020 09:45

    A familiar face returns to the blood and sand this season to bolster our front row capabilities. Hooker, Ben Brownlie returns to the club after a number of seasons with Championship … view

  • Welcome Nick Dance, Mini & Youth Chair

    Tue 18 Aug 2020 08:14

    Following in the footsteps of previous M&Y Chairman John Creighton and Gary Buck, we are really pleased to welcome Nick Dance into his new role at the club. We want to continue to … view

  • Working Well Partnership

    Fri 14 Aug 2020 14:57

    In line with our club values and philosophy, we are pleased to confirm that we will be working closely with mental health experts, Working Well. With the current backdrop of COVID 19 … view

  • Welcome Anthony Maka

    Mon 10 Aug 2020 09:26

    Another exciting recruit is backrow player, Anthony Maka, who joins us from relegated Rotherham Titans. An ex England Students international, he has played in the same team as his … view

  • Welcome Rob Langley

    Sun 02 Aug 2020 22:21

    We are extremely pleased to announce another signing for the forthcoming season. Richie Williams has this to say, "I have the pleasure of welcoming back row forward, Rob Langley to … view

  • Management Team Announcement

    Mon 27 Jul 2020 09:16

    Richie's Rugby Roundup 24 Jul 20 During the off season, we have been working extremely hard to create a better playing and coaching pathway across the club. Greater emphasis will be … view

  • Heath Stevens Completes 1st XV Coaching Lineup

    Mon 20 Jul 2020 09:28

    Our coaching and management team is now confirmed for this season. DoR Richie Williams has expressed his desire to align all the teams at the club and has been able to announce an … view

  • Take Your Place with neaco

    Wed 15 Jul 2020 09:56

    While Covid-19 and Lockdown may have put many sporting fixtures on hold, neaco’s Cambridge and Peterborough team have been busy working behind the scenes and are delighted to announce … view

  • Golf Pairs Competition

    Thu 02 Jul 2020 16:00

    BLOOD & SAND GOLF PAIRS COMPETITION To provide some club sporting activity whilst we wait for another season to start, we invite all golfers associated with the club to join a … view

  • Welcome Billy Walker

    Wed 01 Jul 2020 12:45

    Message from Richie Williams: Following on from Mondays new signings announcement, we have added a front row forward with a Junior Rugby World Cup medal to our squad. This is an area … view

  • Backs Signings

    Mon 29 Jun 2020 15:35

    Message from Richie Williams, DOR I hope that this message finds everyone well as some degree of normality slowly returns to our lives. With more guidance being released from the RFU … view

  • Playing Squad Announcement

    Wed 03 Jun 2020 09:25

    Today we are pleased to announce the re-signing of 23 of our current squad, who between them have over 1,000 appearances... Director of Rugby, Richie Williams comments, "First of all, … view

  • End of Season Awards

    Sun 24 May 2020 17:09

    Here are our end of season awards for all our age groups from u7s to 1st XV. Congratulations to all those involved at Cambridge Rugby this season. view

  • Get Well Soon Claire

    Thu 14 May 2020 10:50

    We wish Claire Desborough a speedy recovery. One of the colts mums who hasn’t been well over the past week so the CRUFC colts, organised by Sam Sandercock, arranged a hamper and some … view

  • Message from the Chairman

    Mon 11 May 2020 12:37

    As you will no doubt be aware all rugby activities have been forced to close following the announcement from the RFU, this has resulted in us temporarily shutting the club down for … view

  • CRUFC Colouring in Competition

    Mon 11 May 2020 12:36

    Colour in the CRUFC jersey (Be creative) Win a signed Rugby Ball by the 1st XV + x2 Adult tickets Email your effort to community@crufc.co.uk to enter or tweet us @Crufc_Community … view

  • Zoom with Fraser Dingwall

    Thu 07 May 2020 12:55

    Here's a replay of our Zoom session with Fraser Dingwall, ex Cambridge Mini & Youth and now with Northampton Saints and England view

  • Season Review

    Mon 27 Apr 2020 14:48

    Listen to Richie chat with Niall Jackson on how the season went, and thoughts for next season and beyond. view

  • Committee Additions

    Fri 03 Apr 2020 09:31

    We are pleased to announce 3 additions to our committee, particularly as we navigate our way through this challenging period.  And we are delighted that JJ has returned to full health, … view

  • Friday Night Lights

    Fri 27 Mar 2020 16:14

    Please join us for "Friday Night Lights" where we will replay this season's home match against title contenders Rosslyn Park.  The KO will be 7pm. For the full match experience, … view

  • Here to Help our Rugby Community

    Mon 23 Mar 2020 10:20

    In these testing times we as a community based rugby club wqnt to help supporters, sponsors, players & their families.  If you are finding it difficult to leave home or are self- … view

  • Season Summary

    Sun 22 Mar 2020 16:04

    Five matches earlier than planned here's a roundup of our 2019-20 Season, finishing 9th, our highest since finishing 3rd in the 2010-11 season. Number of tries scored: 80 Try … view

  • Rugby Suspended

    Mon 16 Mar 2020 20:34

    The RFU has, this afternoon, announced an immediate suspension of all rugby activity, until 14 April.  Cambridge rugby will of course follow these guidelines and consequently all … view

  • Walking Rugby Begins 7 Mar

    Fri 06 Mar 2020 21:11

    WALKING RUGBY Launch Event – Saturday 7 th March at 1pm. Come down, get involved, bring the whole family and enjoy a day out at Cambridge Rugby! Its FREE and open to all ages and … view

  • Blood Subs Matt and Ned take on Punting

    Thu 05 Mar 2020 13:07

    We are proud of Matt Hema and Ned Brown for being Blood Subs today for Dan Burke and Joao Cardoso at Scudamores punting. Looks like they did a great job. As you may have seen from … view

  • Plymouth Albion away preview

    Fri 14 Feb 2020 11:37

    This Saturday all three sides are on the road. The Blood and Sand make their longest journey of the season down to Plymouth, the Wanderers are off to Wimbledon and the 3rds off to … view

  • Sale Home Preview

    Fri 07 Feb 2020 08:32

    This Saturday the Blood and Sand entertain Sale FC at Volac Park. Sale was a small village until the arrival of the Bridgewater Canal. I know Bridgewater is in Somerset, Bridgewater … view

  • Rosslyn Park Away Preview

    Fri 31 Jan 2020 07:08

    This Saturday the Blood and Sand travel to Rosslyn Park. Formed by the players of Rosslyn Park Cricket Club, who possibly originally played in the grounds of Rosslyn House - the … view

  • Canterbury Preview

    Fri 24 Jan 2020 10:51

    Having seen off the Kentish Men,this week we entertain the Men of Kent, in the form of Canterbury - who should be bringing two teams. Canterbury is of course the destination of the … view

  • 2-time Blue Joey Gatus Signs for Cambridge

    Thu 23 Jan 2020 09:54

    We are pleased to announce the signing of back 3 player Joey Gatus. 19 year old Joey joins us from Cambridge University where he has already gained 2 Blues.  Head Coach Richie … view

  • Old Elthamians Away preview

    Fri 17 Jan 2020 07:00

    This Saturday the Blood and Sand make the first of our two visits to the Borough of Greenwich, this time to take on Old Elthamians. The 3rd XV stay at home and play Shelford III. Old … view

  • Rotherham Preview

    Fri 10 Jan 2020 09:55

    This Saturday we entertain Rotherham Titans. The Wanderers host Ampthill and the 3rd XV head to Essex to take on Saffron Walden. Rotherham sits at a crossing point of the River Don … view

  • February Half Term Camp

    Thu 02 Jan 2020 15:02

    Bookings are now being taken for our February half-term camps. Contact Ben at community@crufc.co.uk @Crufc_Community view

  • Bishop Stortford and Beer Festival Preview

    Sun 22 Dec 2019 18:17

    This Saturday we welcome Bishop Stortford to Volac Park for a double header. The 3rd XV do not have a fixture. To celebrate we have a Beer festival with the bars open from 11:30. … view

  • Richmond Home Preview

    Fri 06 Dec 2019 14:43

    This Saturday the 1st XV and the Wanderers host Richmond while the 3rd XV entertain Cantabrigians. Richmond-upon-Thames was originally known as the Saxon Sceon or Shene. Indeed the … view

  • Chinnor Away

    Thu 28 Nov 2019 17:40

    This Saturday the 1st XV are on the road, heading to Oxfordshire to play Chinnor.  Chinnor Rugby was formed in 1962 by regulars at the Bird in Hand pub, unfortunately now closed. … view

  • Darlington MP Preview

    Fri 22 Nov 2019 06:26

    This Saturday the Blood and Sand host Darlington Mowden Park, the Wanderers and 3rd XV currently have the week off (unless they have organised friendly games I am not aware of). … view

  • Moseley Away

    Fri 15 Nov 2019 10:57

    This Saturday the teams are on the road. The 1st XV head to Birmingham Moseley, the Wanderers head to the RAG to take on Richmond III, while the 3rd XV travel to Bury St Edmund. … view

  • Vipers go 3 wins from 3 in the league

    Tue 12 Nov 2019 14:22

    So, we are now 2 months into our brand-new academy season and the Vipers have been showing exactly what they are all about. On Wednesday last week, we hosted another established … view

  • Comedy Night

    Fri 08 Nov 2019 12:01

    Our first comedy night will run on the 16th November at Volac Park (Doors open 19.30, show starts at 20.30)Tickets are available in the shop both Saturday and Sunday or you can … view

  • Blackheath Preview

    Fri 08 Nov 2019 12:01

    This Saturday at Volac Park the Blood and Sand take on Blackheath, the Wanderers host Barnes and the 3rd XV play Saffron Walden. Blackheath is of course one of the oldest football … view

  • Plymouth Albion Preview

    Fri 01 Nov 2019 10:51

    This Saturday Cambridge will entertain Plymouth Albion. Do not forget that with the clock change and dark evenings, kick off is at TWO for the rest of the winter. Plymouth is of … view

  • Sale FC / Esher / Newmarket away preview

    Fri 25 Oct 2019 10:29

    So this Saturday is a parting of the ways. The 1st XV head to Cheshire to take on Sale, the Wanderers to Surrey to play Esher Cardinals and the 3rd XV the short trip to Suffolk to … view

  • Canterbury Away Preview

    Fri 11 Oct 2019 11:11

    This Saturday the Blood and Sand are heading off to Canterbury, the Cathedral City in Kent. Before anyone mentions Rochester - although it still has a Cathedral and a Bishop, it lost … view

  • Old Elthamians Home Preview

    Fri 04 Oct 2019 09:18

    This Saturday the Blood and Sand entertain Old Elthamians. The Old Elthamians were of course originally the Old Boys of Eltham College - itself formerly the school of the London … view

  • Blood & Sand in the Lion’s Den

    Tue 01 Oct 2019 07:19

    Saturday 28th September Players from CRUFC under 8 and under 9 teams had a fantastically fun morning of rugby at the 4th Lion’s Den Masterclass. Held by Cambridge University Rugby … view

  • Cambridge Vipers off to a great start!

    Mon 30 Sep 2019 14:05

    The newest team at our club got its own league season off to the best possible start with a home win against West Suffolk College at Volac Park. The Vipers, made up from players from … view

  • Rocky Clarke inspires the Rubies

    Fri 27 Sep 2019 06:58

    England International Rochelle Clark visited Grantchester Road on Sunday morning to promote girls rugby to over 50 young players at Cambridge Rugby Club’s RFU ‘Inner Warrior’ event. … view

  • Rotherham Away Preview

    Fri 27 Sep 2019 06:56

    This Saturday the Blood and Sand head North to Rotherham while the Wanderers head to Ampthill. Rotherham is of course situated on the River Don. Albeit at the mouth of the river … view

  • Centurions Honoured

    Mon 23 Sep 2019 13:11

    With a combined 809 1st XV appearances between them president Steve Bowller was delighted to be able to present Dave Beck, Tim Hague, Chris Jackson and Paul Cox with their centurion … view

  • Find Your Inner Warrior

    Mon 23 Sep 2019 10:24

    With Rocky Clark - most capped England Player Girls Rugby - all aged 11-18 welcome - 22nd Sep 19, 10:00 - 12:00 view

  • Cinderford Home Preview

    Thu 19 Sep 2019 20:24

    This Saturday we welcome the league leaders Cinderford. Cinderford is in the Forest of Dean - the triangle of land between the River Severn and the River Wye, that was once royal … view

  • Welcome to our new Website

    Thu 19 Sep 2019 09:07

    Well this is awkward, our new web-site has been around a few weeks now and you haven't been formally introduced.  I was waiting for the new web-site host to update their security … view

  • Cambridge | The Rugby Formula

    Sun 15 Sep 2019 20:02

    A short documentary by Fraser Harrop A short documentary exploring the new philosophy at Cambridge Rugby Club. Formula 1 will now provide the template for recently appointed … view

  • Bishop's Stortford Away preview

    Thu 12 Sep 2019 22:52

    This Saturday we attempt to get the season on track when we head to our near neighbours Bishop Stortford. The Wanderers will take on Bishop Stortford II and the 3rd XV start their … view

  • RIP Richard Ottley

    Tue 13 Aug 2019 12:21

    Richard Ottley, a supporter and VP of CRUFC since the early 90s died this week at the age of 74 after a short illness. Richard, a chemistry graduate from Liverpool University, was a … view

  • Part Time Rugby Coaches Needed

    Wed 31 Jul 2019 11:21

    Are you a committed rugby coach wanting to inspire the next generation of rugby players? Cambridge Rugby Club Community team are looking for part-time rugby coaches … view