Ironsides
Seniors Rugby

Hello and welcome to the Ironsides.

If you are interested in playing Rugby or just keeping fit, we are always looking for new players of all levels. During the season we run 4 regular senior XV's teams who all play in competitive leagues as well as an occasional vets side.

You are welcome to join socially or as a playing member one of London's most ambitious and sociable rugby clubs. Simply turn up and introduce yourself, or register your details via the Registration Link. For more information, simply send an e-mail to info@ironsidesrugby.com

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Ironsides 1st XV
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Ironsides! Welcome to the build up to the 2015/16 season. We have already had a very promising start to this season as it officially began on July 14th with a strong showing of 6 coaches & 50 players! 

Captaining the Ironsides 1st XV is a massive honour. Having been at the club for 16 years now, I know what it takes to be a true Ironsider and hope to lead this team to even more success. Last years skipper, Colin O'Keeffe, couldn't have set the bar any higher, the club are reining Surrey 1 champions, Surrey Shield champions, London & SE Division champions and National Junior Vase champions. Being vice captain under Colin gave me an insight of what it would be like to lead such a successful team, which is one of the many reasons why I decided to take on the armband.

Having just been promoted into London 3 SW, I'm hopeful the club can consolodate our position within the London Leagues and really show what the Ironsides brand of rugby is all about. The support and enthusiasm we had from within the whole club and the local area was immense and I hope this gets even better this season! 

Heres to the upcoming season!   

2,3!
Marcus Bailey

LOCATION
Our home pitch is on Garratt Green, Burntwood Lane, Wandsworth.

COACHES
Michael Walsh (Mick)  T: 07946 609 611 Email
Gary Woodruff T: 07718745538
Alex Hadley T: 07872672478

CAPTAIN
Jonny Kirwan 07884000939

 

Date & Time Fixture Opposition Type Location Kick Off Match Report
25/08/2016 KCS Old Boys RFC 1st XV v 1st XV Friendly Away 19.30
03/09/2016 1st XV v Pulborough 1st XV Friendly Home 15.00
10/09/2016 Weybridge Vandals RFC 1st XV v 1st XV League Away 15.00
17/09/2016 1st XV v Old Cranleighans RFC 1st XV League Home 15.00
24/09/2016 Old Tiffinian RFC 1st XV v 1st XV League Away 15.00
01/10/2016 Basingstoke 1st XV v 1st XV League Away 15.00
08/10/2016 1st XV v Milbrook RFC 1st XV League Home 15.00
22/10/2016 Bognor RFC 1st XV v 1st XV League Away 15.00
29/10/2016 1st XV v Trojans RFC 1st XV League Home 15.00
05/11/2016 Teddington RFC 1st XV v 1st XV League Away 14.30
19/11/2016 1st XV v Eastleigh RFC 1st XV League Home 14.30
26/11/2016 U.S. Portsmouth 1st XV v 1st XV League Away 14.30
10/12/2016 1st XV v Farnham RFC 1st XV League Home 14.30
17/12/2016 Old Cranleighans RFC 1st XV v 1st XV League Away 14.15
07/01/2017 1st XV v Old Tiffinian RFC 1st XV League Home 14.15
14/01/2017 1st XV v Basingstoke 1st XV League Home 14.15
21/01/2017 1st XV v Teddington RFC 1st XV Cup Home 14:00
28/01/2017 Milbrook RFC 1st XV v 1st XV League Away 14.15
04/02/2017 1st XV v Teddington RFC 1st XV Cup Home 1400
11/02/2017 1st XV v Bognor RFC 1st XV League Home 14.30
18/02/2017 Trojans RFC 1st XV v 1st XV League Away 14.30
25/02/2017 1st XV v Old Cranleighans RFC 1st XV Cup Home 14.30
04/03/2017 1st XV v Teddington RFC 1st XV League Home 15.00
11/03/2017 Eastleigh RFC 1st XV v 1st XV League Away 15.00
18/03/2017 1st XV v Old Reigatians RFC 1st XV Cup Home 13:30
25/03/2017 1st XV v U.S. Portsmouth 1st XV League Home 15.00
01/04/2017 Farnham RFC 1st XV v 1st XV League Away 15.00
08/04/2017 1st XV v Weybridge Vandals RFC 1st XV League Home 15.00
01/05/2017 Chobham RFC 1st XV v 1st XV Cup Away 13:00
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Ironsides 2nd XV
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T The Super 2's play their rugby in the Surrey Championship, the top level of the reserve leagues against some very competitve teams.
We're well placed to do well with some incredibly talented players constantly pushing for 1XV selection and we look to develop our youth players as much as possible.
We work hard and play hard, playing for each other and then enjoying a well deserved beer after the game - and a few more after that.
This is my first season as Skipper after having served as VC last term and I can't wait for the exciting and successful season ahead!
2,3!
Tim Homewood

LOCATION
Our home pitch is on Garratt Green, Burntwood Lane, Wandsworth.

COACHES
Phil O'Sullivan 07943 837789
Justin Viljoen 07872 435365 Email
Alex Hadley 07872672478
 
CAPTAIN
Tim Homewood 07824 554354 Email
Date & Time Fixture Opposition Type Location Kick Off Match Report
22/07/2016 2nd XV v Camberley RFC 2nd XV League Home
25/08/2016 KCS Old Boys RFC 1st XV v 2nd XV Friendly Away 19:00
03/09/2016 2nd XV v Sutton & Epsom RFC 2nd XV Friendly Home
10/09/2016 Cranleigh RFC 1st XV v 2nd XV Friendly Away
17/09/2016 2nd XV v KCS Old Boys RFC 2nd XV League Home
24/09/2016 London Exiles RFC 2nd XV v 2nd XV League Away
01/10/2016 2nd XV v Farnham RFC 2nd XV League Home
08/10/2016 Old Reigatians RFC 2nd XV v 2nd XV League Away
29/10/2016 Teddington RFC 2nd XV v 2nd XV League Away
05/11/2016 2nd XV v Law Society RFC 2nd XV League Home
12/11/2016 2nd XV v Royal Tank Regiment RFC 1st XV Friendly Home 12:30
19/11/2016 Rosslyn Park RFC Hatters v 2nd XV League Away
26/11/2016 2nd XV v Esher RFC 1st XV League Home
10/12/2016 Old Emanuel RFC 2nd XV v 2nd XV League Away
17/12/2016 KCS Old Boys RFC 2nd XV v 2nd XV League Away
07/01/2017 2nd XV v London Exiles RFC 2nd XV League Home
14/01/2017 Farnham RFC 2nd XV v 2nd XV League Away
28/01/2017 2nd XV v Old Reigatians RFC 2nd XV League Home
11/02/2017 Camberley RFC 2nd XV v 2nd XV League Away
18/02/2017 2nd XV v Teddington RFC 2nd XV League Home
04/03/2017 Law Society RFC 2nd XV v 2nd XV League Away
11/03/2017 2nd XV v Rosslyn Park RFC Hatters League Home
25/03/2017 Esher RFC 1st XV v 2nd XV League Away
01/04/2017 2nd XV v Old Emanuel RFC 2nd XV League Home
08/04/2017 Trial/Memorial Internal club games v 2nd XV Friendly Away 15:00
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Ironsides 3rd XV
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T he Ironsides 3rd XV has been dubbed the hardest team in the club in get into. The 3rd XV is a close family of players, where the backbone of the side has been playing together for the last 6 seasons. The team posses a good blend of experience and youth, with many players previously playing 1st and 2nd team rugby for the club. The 3's also provide a new challenge for those progressing through the ranks in the club, from our 4th XV. The 3rd XV play Rugby at RFU level 11 in the Surrey Combination 2 reserve league. View League Table

The 2013/14 season saw the 3rd XV finish as the runner up team in Surrey Combination 2, pushing the league winners all the way to the end of the season. This season 2014/15 sees the 3's in the same league competition, with finishing first our one and only goal. I'm proud to be again leading the Ironsides 3rd XV out in 2014/15, for my 5th year as captain in my 9th season at the club and I'm determined to bring back league sliver wear for the Ironsides!
2..3… Christopher O'Driscoll
Playing Location
Garrett Green
Wandsworth
London
SW17 0JG

Clubhouse and Changing Facilities
Openview
Wandsworth
London
SW17 0AW

Captain
Andy Hibbert (Hibs) 07595 250202 Email

Fixture Secretary
Tony Szulc 079 5650 1794 Email
Date & Time Fixture Opposition Type Location Kick Off Match Report
03/09/2016 Wimbledon RFC 3rd XV v 3rd XV Friendly Away 15.00
10/09/2016 3rd XV v Bec Old Boys RFC 2nd XV Friendly Home 15.00
17/09/2016 Merton RFC 1st XV v 3rd XV Friendly Away 15.00
24/09/2016 Wimbledon RFC 3rd XV v 3rd XV League Away 15.00
01/10/2016 3rd XV v Guildford RFC 3rd XV League Home 15.00
08/10/2016 Old Tiffinian RFC 1st XV v 3rd XV League Away 15.00
22/10/2016 Old Haileyburian RFC 1st XV v 3rd XV League Away
29/10/2016 3rd XV v Old Cranleighans RFC 2nd XV League Home
12/11/2016 3rd XV v Hammersmith & Fulham RFC 2ndXV Friendly Home
19/11/2016 3rd XV v Chobham RFC 3rd XV League Home
26/11/2016 Weybridge Vandals RFC 2nd XV v 3rd XV League Away
10/12/2016 3rd XV v Sutton & Epsom RFC 4th XV League Home
17/12/2016 3rd XV v Farnham RFC 3rds XV Friendly Home
21/01/2017 Guildford RFC 3rd XV v 3rd XV League Away
28/01/2017 3rd XV v Old Tiffinian RFC 1st XV League Home
04/02/2017 Guildford RFC 3rd XV v 3rd XV Friendly Away
11/02/2017 3rd XV v Old Haileyburian RFC 1st XV League Home
18/02/2017 Old Cranleighans RFC 2nd XV v 3rd XV League Away
25/02/2017 Mitcham RFC 1st XV v 3rd XV Friendly Away
11/03/2017 Chobham RFC 3rd XV v 3rd XV Friendly Away
25/03/2017 3rd XV v Weybridge Vandals RFC 2nd XV League Home
01/04/2017 Sutton & Epsom RFC 3rd XV v 3rd XV League Away
08/04/2017 3rd XV v Wimbledon RFC 3rd XV League Home
01/05/2017 Old Reigatians RFC 3rd XV v 3rd XV Cup Away 15:00
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Ironsides 4th XV
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T The 4th team is the backbone of the club, combining a mixture of talented youth and vastly experienced players looking to enjoy a weekly game of rugby. So whether you are new to the game, a seasoned old pro, or have just moved to London and looking to play some rugby, the 4th team is for you! 

The 4th XV now play Rugby in the Surrey Combination 1 (North) League after 2 successful promotions in the last 2 seasons, winning the league title as winners of the Surrey Combination League for 2015/16. 

Looking to improve on our achievements from last season, the 4th team will be fully focused on developing players and of course winning another very tough league in 2016/17. 

2,3!!
Ben
LOCATION
Our home pitch is on Garratt Green, Burntwood Lane, Wandsworth.

COACHES
Michael Walsh (Mick) 07946 609 611 Email
Gary Woodruff 07718745538
Alex Hadley 07872672478

CAPTAIN
Ben Smalley Email
Date & Time Fixture Opposition Type Location Kick Off Match Report
03/09/2016 4th XV v Trial/Memorial Internal club games Friendly Home 16.30
10/09/2016 Chipstead RFC 2nd XV v 4th XV Friendly Away 15.00
17/09/2016 Merton RFC 2nd XV v 4th XV Friendly Away 15.00
24/09/2016 Old Blues RFC 2nd XV v 4th XV League Away 14.00
01/10/2016 London Media RFC 2nd XV v 4th XV League Away 15.00
08/10/2016 4th XV v Old Emanuel RFC 3rd XV League Home 15.00
15/10/2016 Streatham & Croydon RFC 2nd XV v 4th XV Friendly Away 15.00
22/10/2016 4th XV v Old Rutlishians RFC 2nd XV League Home 15.00
05/11/2016 4th XV v Mayfair Occasionals 4th XV League Home 14.30
12/11/2016 4th XV v Hammersmith & Fulham RFC 4th XV Friendly Home 12.00
19/11/2016 Old Paulines RFC 2nd XV v 4th XV League Away 14.30
03/12/2016 Sutton & Epsom RFC 3rd XV v 4th XV Friendly Away 14.15
10/12/2016 Economicals RFC 2nd XV v 4th XV League Away 14.15
07/01/2017 Streatham & Croydon RFC 2nd XV v 4th XV Friendly Away 14.15
14/01/2017 4th XV (37) v London Media RFC 2nd XV (10) League Home 14.15
21/01/2017 4th XV v Streatham & Croydon RFC 3rd XV Friendly Home 14.00
28/01/2017 Old Emanuel RFC 2nd XV () v 4th XV (58) League Away 14.15
04/02/2017 Merton RFC 2nd XV v 4th XV Friendly Away 13.00
11/02/2017 Old Rutlishians RFC 2nd XV v 4th XV League Away 14.15
18/02/2017 4th XV v Old Paulines RFC 2nd XV League Home 14.15
25/02/2017 Sutton & Epsom RFC 3rd XV v 4th XV Friendly Away 14.30
04/03/2017 Mayfair Occasionals 4th XV v 4th XV League Away 15.00
18/03/2017 4th XV v Old Suttonians RFC 4th XV Friendly Home 15.00
01/04/2017 4th XV v Economicals RFC 2nd XV League Home 15.00
08/04/2017 4th XV v Old Blues RFC 2nd XV League Home 13.30
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Ironsides 5th XV
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T he 5th team has been a combination of players of all ages within senior group and from a great variety of levels, from those who hardly knew the game to veterans.
The 5th team has three main purpose (besides of winning the league.):

  • Social: above all we want the lads to enjoy themselves.
  • Development: A team that has conditions to develop players.
  • Promotion: Recognize the player's potential to play in  a more challenging level and promote them to higher teams.
 
 
From a very occasional team in 2014-15, who only a couple times to play a total of 10 games last season, we have proved ourselves through continuity, consistency and drive to always go further.
 
The current season 2016-17 will be a mix of friendly games and league games (Surrey Combination 2 North), which will give plenty of opportunities for both serious and more social players to play.
 
So, no matter if you just started or very experienced, there's a place for everyone and plenty of chances to play.
 
2,3
 
Luis de Matos
Battersea Ironsides RFC
Openview, Off Burntwood Lane, Wandsworth, London SW17 0AW

Contact Us +44(0)20 8874 9913

Our home pitch is on Garratt Green, Burntwood Lane, Wandsworth.

COACHES
Michael Walsh (Mick) 07946 609 611 email senior.coaches@ironsidesrugby.com
Gary Woodruff 07718745538
Alex Hadley 07872672478

CAPTAIN
Luis de Matos
 
Date & Time Fixture Opposition Type Location Kick Off Match Report
17/09/2016 Streatham & Croydon RFC 3rd XV v 5th XV Friendly Away 15.00
24/09/2016 5th XV v Old Rutlishians RFC 3rd XV League Home 15.00
01/10/2016 5th XV v Law Society RFC 3rd XV League Home 13.00
08/10/2016 5th XV v Wimbledon RFC 4th XV League Home 15.00
15/10/2016 Streatham & Croydon RFC 3rd XV v 5th XV Friendly Away 15.00
22/10/2016 5th XV v Old Paulines RFC 3rd XV League Home 15.00
29/10/2016 Merton RFC 3rd XV v 5th XV League Away 15.00
05/11/2016 5th XV v Kingston RFV 2nd XV League Home 14.30
26/11/2016 5th XV v Sutton & Epsom RFC 4th XV Friendly Home
10/12/2016 5th XV v Farnham RFC Vets Friendly Home 11:30
07/01/2017 Streatham & Croydon RFC 3rd XV v 5th XV Friendly Away 14.15
14/01/2017 5th XV v Law Society RFC 3rd XV League Home 14.15
21/01/2017 Chobham RFC 4th XV v 5th XV Friendly Away 14.15
28/01/2017 Wimbledon RFC 4th XV v 5th XV League Away 14.15
11/02/2017 Old Paulines RFC 3rd XV v 5th XV League Away 14.30
18/02/2017 5th XV v Merton RFC 3rd XV League Home 14.30
25/02/2017 Sutton & Epsom RFC 4th XV v 5th XV Friendly Away
04/03/2017 Kingston RFV 2nd XV v 5th XV League Away 15.00
18/03/2017 Old Suttonians RFC 2nd XV v 5th XV Friendly Away 15.00
25/03/2017 Old Rutlishians RFC 3rd XV v 5th XV League Away 15.00
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Ironsides Vets
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A very social vets side affectionately known as the "The Mothers", any player over 35 qualifies and is welcome. We play friendlies matches, about twice a year.

Please come and join us.

2,3!
Gerard Roper
LOCATION
Our home pitch is on Garratt Green, Burntwood Lane, Wandsworth.

CAPTAIN
Gerald Roper 07826 913133
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Ironsides Babaas
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T he 5th team has been a combination of players of all ages within senior group and from a great variety of levels, from those who hardly knew the game to veterans.
The 5th team has three main purpose (besides of winning the league.):

  • Social: above all we want the lads to enjoy themselves.
  • Development: A team that has conditions to develop players.
  • Promotion: Recognize the player's potential to play in  a more challenging level and promote them to higher teams.
 
 
From a very occasional team in 2014-15, who only a couple times to play a total of 10 games last season, we have proved ourselves through continuity, consistency and drive to always go further.
 
The current season 2016-17 will be a mix of friendly games and league games (Surrey Combination 2 North), which will give plenty of opportunities for both serious and more social players to play.
 
So, no matter if you just started or very experienced, there's a place for everyone and plenty of chances to play.
 
2,3
 
Luis de Matos
LOCATION
Our home pitch is on Garratt Green, Burntwood Lane, Wandsworth.

CAPTAIN
Gerald Roper 07826 913133
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