WELCOME TO OUR CLUB
Welcome to a new season of mini and youth rugby at Clevedon Rugby Football Club, where we are rightly proud of the achievements and the excellent attitude of our young players.
The club aims to ensure that players, coaches, parents, spectators and volunteers uphold the core values of rugby union, teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship. These values will stand our young people in good stead both on and off the rugby pitch and are reflected in the RFU’s Code of Rugby. Clevedon Rugby Football Club supports these aims with the following:
- Play to win - but not at all costs
- Win with dignity, lose with grace
- Observe the Laws and regulations of the game
- Respect opponents, referees and participants
- Reject cheating, racism, violence and drugs
- Value volunteers and paid officials alike
- Enjoy the game
Last season Clevedon Rugby Football Club managed to both win with dignity and lose with grace and we are proud that our young teams are as renowned for their fair play as for their successes.
(We are also proud of our RFU Seal of Approval, status, which recognises our achievement in reaching and maintaining the standard of a club committed to providing a quality rugby union experiences for young players.)
Clevedon Rugby Football Club is a local club at the heart of our community, with links with local schools. We are delighted by the number of players who progress up the age levels and into our senior teams. Keeping players involved throughout their schooldays and beyond means that they benefit from being part of the rugby family and from the friendships and health benefits that our sport offers.
The credit for our success as a club is due to the commitment of our young players, the endeavours of the club’s qualified and enthusiastic coaches, our many marvellous volunteers, our players’ parents and supporters and our sponsors. We would like to thank you all and look forward to your continued support.
With a full fixture programme and a full programme of social events coming up, we would be delighted to see our new players and their parents and families fully involved. We are always glad to have help so please talk about volunteer roles with our coaches, managers or anyone on the Mini & Youth Committee.
Registration day is always tremendously busy, so I would ask for your patience and understanding as there are many tasks to perform to ensure that the club lives up to its high standards so that your children are properly registered and cared for in the coming season. I would also ask for subs to be paid within four weeks of registration so that we can handle the finances to everyone’s benefit. However, if any parent or guardian has a particular financial need this can be discussed in confidence with Neil Tucker, Youth Chairman.
A very warm welcome to the 2010/11 season at Clevedon Rugby Football Club and we hope that you all enjoy the rugby.
Yours sincerely, Neil Tucker
Clevedon Rugby Football Club Mini & Youth Chairman