Bournemouth U13



Age Range:

12 Only


The Bournemouth U13s are a thriving squad, but very much welcome new players, no prior experience of playing needed. We have a great coaching team consisting of 7 coaches, backed by an independent management team.

Our home ground is Chapel Gate, Bournemouth (near Bournemouth Airport) where we play and train. We play teams from across the region (Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Somerset), and often host touring clubs from further afield.

We regularly participate in festivals and tournaments and aim to go on tour every season, destinations have included: Wasps, Harlequins, London Welsh and Exeter Chiefs.

The Coaches

Head coach for the U13's is John Strachan. John is supported by Simon Annicchiarico, Gary Barter, Dominic Coquet, Nick Hill, Christopher Moore and John Pearson. All of whom are DBS checked and RFU qualified coaches. The team manager's are Suki Samra - 07961 435061 – and Wayne O'Brien.

Training Details

The Bournemouth U13's squad train and play on Sunday mornings 10:00 - 12:00 noon and Wednesday evenings 18:30 - 20:00 at Chapel Gate (BH23 6BD). During the summer, Beach Rugby Socials are run on Thursday evenings 18:30 – 20:00 at Portman Ravine Zig Zag, Southbourne, BH5 2DZ.

Get Involved

We welcome new players, no prior experience of playing required. Train for FREE trial period. Only boots and gumshield needed to join in first session.

Player membership

New players are always welcome and can just turn up and join in the first few sessions are free. If you would like more information contact a manager or coach. Full membership for an under 13 player currently stands at £105. We also offer attractive family memberships which offer far greater benefits to the whole family.

Player Membership includes:-

  • Match day playing kit

  • Bournemouth Sports club membership

  • Quality coaching

  • 10% Discount on soft drinks at the bar

  • 10% Discount on food from the kitchen

  • Free entry to 1st XV home games


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  • 16 December 2018

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  • 30 September 2018

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    Sherborne U13's

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