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Grove Park Squash Membership

We are now able to offer Rugby Members a one-off temporary membership of Grove Park Squash for only £10 until September 1st.

Members' Bar Discount

Over the past few months members have not been presenting their cards, rather simply telling the staff the number which has presented a few issues.

Sam James Back at Grove Park... our new Skills/Attack Coach for 2018/19!

Summer Internationals on TV

The club rugby season may well be over but there's plenty of international rugby to watch live in the clubhouse.

World Cup Final - France v Croatia

Nearly finished. ..join us for the final on Sunday afternoon, KO 4pm.

Close Season Working Party Dates *LAST CHANCE - THIS SATURDAY!*

There will be three working parties this summer - it's your club and we really need your help!

Rugby World - MAKOS

Thanks to Steph Lewis for bringing the success of our Senior Colts partnership with Stockport RUFC to the attention of a wider audience.

First XV Fixtures 2018/2019

Next season's fixtures are now available and sees us kicking off with an away trip to Firwood Waterloo on Saturday 1st September 2018.

Mini/Midi Festivals 2018 *ENTRY FORM*

Entries are now invited for this year's MRC Mini & Midi Festival.

And The Winners Are...

There were some outstanding and achievements to celebrate at the End of Season Club Dinner.

Maurice Parker

Please note the arrangements for the funeral to take place on Tuesday 29th May at St Anne's, Torrington at 2:00pm, with the wake at Sedgeley Park RFC.

Summer Touch Rugby Is Back!

Touch Rugby is back in Wednesday evenings! So now you have the choice of 'Walking Rugby' or Touch Rugby as part of your summer fitness drive.

Luke James Selected for England U20s

Ex-MRC and M&J player Luke James has been named in England U20s side to face the Junior Springboks on Friday at Worcester’s Sixways Stadium.

Ben Spencer Selected for England Tour

England head coach Eddie Jones has named ex-MRC M&J Ben Spencer in a 34-man squad to tour South Africa for a three-Test series in June.

Luke James - Sale Sharks 'Young Player of the Season'

Congratulations to ex-MRC & M&J player Luke James on being awarded 'Young Player of the Season' at the end of season awards.

MRC Annual General Meeting 2018 Documents

Documents which were presented by the Chair of Rugby at the recent AGM can be accessed below.

CPR Training - Monday 14th May

A training session by Sara Harris from the North West Ambulance Service has been arranged at the club from 7:30pm.

Senior Men Team Meeting *Thursday 10th May - 7:30pm*

All returning, new and potential players are invited to a meeting when the coaching structure and ambitions for 2018/19 will be presented .

A Day of Two Halves - Saturday 19th May 2018

Watch the Royal Wedding (with Afternoon Tea and Prosecco) and stay for the FA Cup Final and enjoy hot meat barmcakes and curry!

M&J Presentations Day *with Luke James*

We are pleased to announce that England U20, Sale Sharks and former MRC & Manchester M&J player, Luke James will be with us on Sunday!

End of Season Dinner - Friday 11th May 2018

This season's club dinner will be on Friday 11th May 2018 - please reserve your place NOW!

'Walking Rugby' *Wednesday Evenings*

We are pleased to be running Walking Rugby sessions on Wednesday evenings in conjunction with Sale Sharks Community Trust.

Charlie Reeves

The funeral of Charlie Reeves who has passed away aged 93, will take place on Thursday 3rd May.

Best Yet For Manchester Ladies

Manchester Ladies strong finish to the season has pushed them up to third in the league, their highest finish to date.

End of Season Sale - Sunday 22nd April!

The club shop will be holding a sale on Sunday - shirts, shorts & a variety of other goodies to go in ready for next season - open 9.45am to 1.00pm

Mike Fish

The funeral of Mike Fish who died suddenly on March 30th 2018 will be held on Wednesday 25th April 2018.

Bronwen to Captain England Women U18 TDG

Ex-Manchester U15 & U18 Girls player Bronwen Jackson-Turner has been named captain of England Women U18 TDG against Wales on Wednesday 16th April.

Wilmslow 34 Manchester 31

Two bonus points were more than enough to ensure North One West rugby next season as Manchester ran in five tries against promotion chasing Wilmslow.

MRC Annual General Meeting 2018

This will take place at the club on Wednesday 2nd May at 8:00pm.

One Club, One Kit

It was a historic day on Sunday for the Mini and Junior Teams of Manchester Rugby Club.

Manchester 22 Firwood Waterloo 25

Two bonus points were some consolation but a last minute penalty meant the win went to the visitors and wasn't quite enough to guarantee league safety

Former Players (& Supporters) Lunch *THIS SATURDAY*

You are cordially invited to a pre-match lunch prior to our final home game on Saturday 7th April.

Manchester 38 Douglas 19

A bonus point tied up by half time improved Manchester's league position with the final result achieved in some style.


The match against Douglas on Saturday 31st March will kick off at 1:45pm.

Rugby Is For Girls!

Our Women & Girls Section took over the club on Sunday with another successful Girls ‘Inner Warrior’ event, while our Ladies took on Southport.

Altrincham Kersal 25 Manchester 17

A second half collapse against fellow strugglers AK, despite the hosts being down to 14, cost Manchester dear as they slipped into the bottom three.

Comedy Evening - Friday 13th April

Back by popular demand, tickets are now available for our next Comedy Evening at the club!

Girls #InnerWarrior (for U13 to U18s) - Sunday 25th March

We are very pleased to be running another session for girls who have an interest in playing rugby, whatever your experience or ability!

Six Nations Super Saturday

All three matches will be shown back-to-back live on the big screen in the clubhouse on Saturday 17th March - non-members welcome to join us.

Manchester 15 Carlisle 25

After a confident start, Manchester somehow lost their grip on the game to be denied even a losing bonus point as Carlisle slotted a late penalty.

International Women's Day

Manchester Rugby Club is not only one of the oldest rugby clubs in the world, but has now had a Women’s team for over 25 years, since 1991 in fact...

The MRC promise to Officials

MRC in conjunction with Jeff The Ref launch their Officiating Promise

All Senior Matches *POSTPONED*

Saturday's matches have been postponed due to the ongoing weather conditions.

Stockport 24 Manchester 43

An outstanding team performance in the winter sunshine earned a bonus point win away from home in the local derby.

Blackburn 44 Manchester 5

A lack lustre Manchester performance allowed Blackburn to ease to a comfortable win as they halted Manchester's recent winning run.

Manchester 28 Wilmslow 15

Another good derby win for Manchester who played the game with control throughout, taking a couple of try chances in the second half to pull away.

'The Rugby Tour' Play - Saturday 24th February

Ruck 'n' Roll Theatre will be presenting the funniest play about a rugby tour...ever, and we're hosting it!

Six Nations Rugby at Grove Park

Members & non-members are very welcome to watch all the Six Nations matches live in the clubhouse.

Manchester 22 Burnage 0

Third time lucky against Burnage, and a third league win in a row for Manchester was earned in heavy conditions at Grove Park.




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