Category Archives: Chris Robshaw

Harlequins name Warlingham community club of the year

The rugby season hasn’t even kicked off yet, but Warlingham have already picked up an award. The Hamsey Green-based club has been named as Harlequins community club of the year. The award might have been given a bit of a … Continue reading

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Robshaw returns home to boost Warlingham’s Wildcats

Chris Robshaw, the former England rugby captain who learned the game at Warlingham, was back at the club last weekend to encourage the latest generation of mini and junior players, as well as the thriving new girls’ and women’s section … Continue reading

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Warlingham to host Saracens’ summer rugby camp, Aug 30-31

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Warlingham is hosting its final kids’ rugby summer camp of the holidays at Hamsey Green next week, Tuesday and Wednesday, August 30-31. For boys and girls aged from five to 13, the organisers already have around 40 youngsters … Continue reading

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Rugby club helps new players keep their tackles safe

“Safety first” is perhaps not the “sexiest” message for a publicity drive, but down on the fringes of Croydon, Warlingham rugby club has adopted exactly that approach by ordering a job lot of branded condoms to hand out to new … Continue reading

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Yarde and Daly included in England’s Six Nations rugby squad

Two products of Whitgift’s English schools’ rugby cup-winning team, Elliot Daly and Marland Yarde, have been called up to the England squad ahead of next month’s Six Nations’ Championship. This was the first squad announcement by new England coach Eddie … Continue reading

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How 4th XV rugby tour was the downfall of Nick Clegg

BELLA BARTOCK went “Up West” last night, for the opening night of a new stage comedy from a Croydon writer who has managed to harness some of the excitement, and a few of the skills, of the Rugby World Cup … Continue reading

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Warlingham honours England’s Robshaw ahead of World Cup

Warlingham rugby club is to confer on two of its former players the ultimate honour: it is naming the club bar and main hall after them. In the week that former Warlingham junior player Chris Robshaw, the England captain, gets … Continue reading

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Robshaw’s not the star of the latest Warlingham show

STEVEN DOWNES with a review of how the local rugby clubs, and players, have done over the course of the season, with some becoming unlikely stars of the small screen Warlingham RFC could feature on Sky Sports this evening, the … Continue reading

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Warlingham’s Wilson among award favourites for BBC SPOTY

A former Warlingham rugby club junior player is among the favourites to win the Team of the Year prize at tonight’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Women’s rugby World Cup-winner Kay Wilson was on hand at an awards lunch … Continue reading

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England captain Robshaw hands it to volunteers like Doe

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Tony Doe, one of the behind-the-scenes mainstays at Warlingham rugby club, had his volunteering efforts recognised this week by the RFU, the governing body of the English game, when he was invited to an England training session at … Continue reading

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