It was a really great day at the club yesterday. The ground looked beautiful in the sun and we all revelled in the social contact after so long. Thanks to all who came, but a particular big-up to Pauline and the bar staff! The good weather forecast means we’ll do it again next Saturday 24th April.

Further bar days are scheduled for 15th and 29th May.

All same format but back to normal bar prices.

Please try to book in advance so we can plan ahead.

We welcome new members. Are You?

A lapsed rugby player keen to get into the game again?

A present player who has just moved into south-east London?

Someone desperate to escape the lonely world of Covid lockdown and join a ready-made social life again?

If so

Come to us, join the craic, we’d love to see you.

Social touch rugby every Thursday night at 7.30

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We are looking for new players of all abilities and ambition to develop the strength of the club through all sides. We are particularly keen on attracting quality players who will increase our strength in depth at first and second team level to help us realise our ambitions of returning to the top tier of London rugby as well as going one better at Twickenham in the RFU Intermediate Cup. Contact


1sts v Old Colfeians (h) lost 17 – 22

2nds v

3rds v Guys Hospital (h) won 37 – 21

Fuffs v

Vets v

Blackheath Ladies 1sts v
2nds v


Season cancelled
1sts v
2nds v
3rds v
Fuffs v
Blackheath Ladies 1sts v
Blackheath Ladies 2nds v




Enjoying rugby since 1893

The date of this photo is uncertain, but we do know some of the people in it so it will come from just before the First World War, round about 1912 when we had a pretty strong team. At the time, of course, we were the Old Charltonians.

The captain, holding the ball, is FR (Freddie) Roberts. He played half-back (scrum-half?) for Kent and also represented London against Paris that year. We cannot be completely certain but the player on his right is probably HJ Turpin, who also played for the county.

Roberts survived the war to be captain again in 1919. On his left is Harold Hollis who was in the Kent side that won the County Championship in 1923.
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