Category: Events

Saturday 20th April 2019 – 1st Xv hosting Honiton RFC in the Semi-final of the National Senior Vase – Pre-match Lunch

Kathrine Hoolihan writes:-

Ladies and Gentleman

On Easter Saturday – 20th April – the 1st XV are hosting Honiton RFC in the semi final of the National Senior Vase. A win would mean a Twickenham Final!
Kick off will be 2pm, so sit down will be around noon.
If you wish to partake of the pre match lunch at a cost of £12 per head, please email me and reserve a place by Wednesday 17th April.
Honiton are travelling up with 2 coaches of supporters, so your support would be greatly appreciated.


Remaining fixtures April

The league season is now over for the Senior sides. So just Vets tour and 1st Xv cup games to come.

Saturday 13th April: 2019

1st Xv AWAY to Trojans  . Semi final Hampshire Bowl, KO 1400, Won 50-19

A win will mean the final at Portsmouth on Saturday 27th April against Eastleigh.

Sunday 14th April 2019

Colts at HOME in the Knock Out Final to Petersfield Colts, KO 1400


1ST Xv HONITON RFC in the semi-final of the National Senior Vase, A win would mean a Twickenham  final on the 5th May, Lost 20-30


1st Xv at HOME to Eastleigh, Final of the Hampshire Bowl 2019-20, KO 1430

Sunday 5th May 2019

Twickenham National Senior Vase final. 2018-19



Past Players Lunch, Saturday 30th March 2019 1300h Prior to Portsmouth vs Winchester League game

Past Players Lunch

Kathrine Hoolihan writes:-

Ladies and Gentleman

Next week sees the annual Past Players Lunch – will is already very well supported.

Lunch consists of Caribbean fruity chicken followed by treacle tart – a vegetarian option is also available.( Choose on Booking )

Cost is £12.50.

The first XV are hosting Winchester RFC with a kick off time at 3pm. So arrival by 1pm please.

If you wish to book a place (and have not already contacted Mark Witcher or myself) then please email me to reserve a place by close of play on Wednesday



If you would like to book in please send Kathrine Hoolihan an email




Fixtures Wednesday 27th and Weekend 30/31st March 2019

Wednesday 23rd March 2019

Vets at HOME to Royal Navy Medics, Friendly, KO 1930, Won, 43-28

Saturday 30th March 2019

1st Xv HOME to Winchester, League, KO 1500, Lost 26-41

2nd Xv AWAY to Gosport 2, League, KO 1500, AWO

3rd Xv AWAY to Kingsclere, League, KO 1500, Lost 28-62

Sunday 31st March 2019

Colts, NO Game, Mothers Day

Fixtures Weekend Saturday 16th March 2019

Saturday 16th March 2019

1st Xv Home to Chelmsford, Senior Vase Divisional Final 2018-19, KO 1430, Won 21-14, RFU Vase National Semi-final on 20th April vs Honiton, Home Fixture

RugbyAgainstCancer Xv Home to Kents Vets, Friendly, KO 1300, Score 17-22

Pre-match Lunch :

Lunch wil be served at 1245

£10 for two courses – Slow cooked Beef and dumplings followed by Bread and butter pudding

If you would like to have lunch, please contact Kathrine Hoolihan by close of play on Wednesday. email


Sunday 17th March 2019

Valkyries Away to London Welsh, Final league Game prior to Play-offs, KO 1430, Won 36-0

Colts Home to Andover, Friendly, KO 1400

Portsmouth RFU Senior Vase and Hampshire Bowl Fixtures

Nigel Morgan writes:-

For those of you not on Facebook I can now confirm the cup games.

16th March 2019

1st Xv HOME to Chelmsford,  Senior Vase 2018-19 Divisional Final,

KO 1430

13th April 2019

1st Xv AWAY to Trojans, Semi-final Hampshire Bowl 2018-19

KO 1400

20th April 2019

Portsmouth/Chelmsford v Honiton/Chesham,  National Semi-final Senior Vase home draw.

27th April 2019

Portsmouth/Trojans v Eastleigh Hants cup final home draw

Sunday 5th May 2019

Twickenham National Senior Vase final. 2018-19

Couldn’t be better than that!