20 minute walk from Old Street tube station (Northern Line)
We have a story like no other. Since its formation by the artists and vagabonds of early ‘90s Shoreditch, we’ve developed into a club with three competitive teams.
On the way we’ve played at Twickenham, had an art exhibition in the Museum of Rugby and been coached by both Chris Robshaw and Jonny Wilkinson.
Since its formation by the artists and vagabonds of early ‘90s Shoreditch we’ve developed into a club with three competitive teams. On the way we’ve played at Twickenham, had an art exhibition in the Museum of Rugby and been coached by both Chris Robshaw and Jonny Wilkinson
Whether you’re completely new to rugby or looking for a new challenge after a Lions tour we’ll get you a game. All we then ask if that you give your all, and support others doing likewise. Rugby is a game to be relished; it should be a break from the London grind. But we play hard too; we’ve held our own in London 2 (level 7) and provided full Middlesex players in the last few years.
After games we drink at the eclectic Howl at the Moon n the heart of Hoxton. The Howl serves some of the best beers in the world (none of which will you be made to drink through a sock).
You don’t just join Old Street you become part of our story. We’re not going give a tie and a load of odd rituals to maintain. Instead, we ask that you bring what you’ve got to the club (ideally both on and off the pitch – but either one will do).
Old Street train on the artificial 3G surface at Haggerston Park (off Hackney Road, E2 8QH) on Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 9pm.
Pre-season starts from the first Tuesday in July and runs through to April.
Training is supervised by a group of RFU Level 2 qualified coaches within the club with moulded studs recommended for the astro sessions. Bring plenty of water, and some food/milkshake to consume immediately afterwards.
Haggerston Park, Hackney Road, London E2 8QH
Old Street’s home games are played on three amazing pitches at Hackney Marsh with state of the art changing facilities and a great roof top terrace and bar providing post-match hospitality.
Hackney Marshes, Homerton Road, London, E9 5PF
14th April 2020 By: Tim Carrington
This season marked the 30th Anniversary for Old Streetonians with all three teams in good health and the club as a whole looking stronger than ever when it came to an abrupt end. Not quite the end of season celebrations which had been hoped for.Read More
25th July 2019 By: Tim Carrington
With training in Haggerston Park and Hackney Marshes being where our home matches are played – come and join Old Street Rugby: a hard playing (in both senses of the word) rugby club in the centre of London, with teams for all abilities.Read More
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