News 2011-12

End-of-Season Newsletter


Congratulations to the Jersey team for ending their
title-winning season on a victorious note with a hard-fought four
points against Fylde.

More details about next season will be available as soon as we
have them, but meanwhile we have several important notices about
the closing fortnight of this season.

The National One champions - that's us! - have been invited to a
civic event in Royal Square this Wednesday (May 2nd) from 1- 2pm by
the Constable of St Helier. Players and coaching staff will have
the chance to meet States Members and other dignitaries, and all
supporters/ well-wishers are welcome.

BOOK NOW - Siam Cup, Saturday May 5th
This year's Siam will be contested by full-strength 1st XVs. The
main game will be at Footes Lane, Guernsey at 3pm on May 5th,
preceded by the Nash Cup for Veterans and the Fallaize for 2nd XVs,
plus the Ladies of Jersey United Banks taking on their

The club has arranged return travel on the day with Condor
Ferries, with supporters, players and officials travelling back
together on the Saturday evening.

The outward Condor crossing leaves St Helier at 0905, and takes
an hour to St Peter Port, arriving in good time to get to Footes
Lane before the first match starts. The return crossing leaves St
Peter Port at 1835, arriving back at St Helier at 1935.

Members wishing to secure their place on the boat should book
online at www.condorferries.com- the
price is £30 return for everyone aged 16 or over, including
students and OAPs. Those aged 4 to 15 will be charged £20 return,
while the under 4s are free.

There is an allocation of seats for JRFC members, however these
will be sold on a 'first-come-first-served' basis, so members are
encouraged to book as soon as possible - availability cannot be

Coach transfers in Guernsey from the harbour to Footes Lane -
and back again - have been booked and tickets can be purchased from
the club during office hours, or on match days, or training night
(Tuesday) at £5 (return) per person. Coach tickets won't be
available at the last minute - please book by 9pm Tuesday at the
latest. Email [email protected]
if you've any queries.

LAST ORDERS - Honours' Ball, Friday May

The end of the season will be marked with a gala evening at the
club, with a marquee on the 1st XV pitch with players, others
halves, club officials and members all in attendance. The Black Tie
evening will feature welcome drinks, a three-course meal from
Harpers Catering, presentation of awards for the season, a late bar
and disco.

Tickets are £50 per head and members are encouraged to assemble
tables of 10 or 12 (guests, up to a maximum of 50% per table, are
permitted). Smaller groups of up to six members can also be
accommodated on mixed tables, although it isn't possible to
guarantee who you will sit next to. There will be a cash-only bar
for wine and other drinks.

To book your place at the Honours' Ball, please contact the Club
Manager by email [email protected].
The deadline for booking is Wednesday May 2nd and all tables booked
must be paid for by Friday May 4th.

Well done to Jersey United Banks for winning the Gales HSB
Hampshire Plate on Sunday against Southampton University

Fixtures for remainder of 2011/12
Sat May 5  Guernsey v Jersey (Siam Cup)
Guernsey Vets v Jersey Wanderers (Nash Cup) 10.30am
Guernsey Ladies v Jersey United Banks Ladies 11am
Guernsey 2nds v Jersey 2nds (Fallaize Cup) 12.30pm

Sun May 13 (TBC) Doug Tranter Final:
Jersey 2nds v Banks (TBC)

Sat May 19  JRA Unity 7's SP from

Sat July 14 JRA Beach Rugby at St Brelade's


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Why not come and chillout in the ‘Watering Hole’ before the game? A full-bar and food is available and you can enjoy some live music after the game.

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