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Wimbledon RFC Women's XV WANTS YOU!

By Meg Gardiner

Pre-season training begins on Wednesday 17th July

Are you an experienced player new to the South West London or Surrey area? Are you a sporty female who's looking for a challenge? Wimbledon RFC Women's XV welcomes you to join them as they enter their 30th year.

Training starts on Wednesday 17th July at 7.30pm. Throughout July and August, the team will be training on Mondays and Wednesdays at Wimbledon RFC, Barham Road, SW20 0ET. From September, training will take place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with an S&C session at Bounce in Wimbledon Park on Thursdays.

Neily MacSweeney has taken over as Head Cover of Wimbledon RFC Women's XV and has put together an impressive coaching including Laurisa Gert Robson (forwards coach). Gert as she's known, was previously a hooker for Wasps and is now the forwards coach with the Women's side there as well as with the development program. She also worked with Middlesex womens rugby and is head coach of the under 18 ladies team there and worked as a community coach for London Irish. James Hussey (backs/skills coach/video analyst). James played at Loughborough Grammar School and Southampton University and is a complete rugby fanatic. He coaches for the love of it and wants to work in sports analytics and statistics. Lucinda Anna Bailey (S&C support). Anna has recently finished her strength and conditioning degree at St.Mary's university and has been on a placement at the Royal Ballet School. She has a background in track and field and gymnastics.

Any questions, email

Updated 09:30 - 15 Aug 2019 by Marc Bertrand

Where next?

Wimbledon RFC Pre-Season Fixtures Confirmed and Updates Wimbledon Rugby will this weekend kick off pre season games as preparations continue ahead of the 2019/20 season.
Pre-Season Training and Dates Announced The 2019-20 pre-season dates are locked in for Wimbledon RFC Senior Men's squad.


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