Belsize Park finished their most successful ever season in 2018-19. 343 adult men represented the club’s 6 sides during the season. Many of the new players to the club claimed it was their most enjoyable season of rugby ever. We are delighted that we remain as successful off the pitch by staying true to the club motto of “Convivium semper vicendum est” (Always win the party) as we become more and more successful on the pitch. We won the Middlesex President’s Award for “Growing the Game”.
1st XV won London 2 North West (Level 7) which is the highest level that the club has ever competed at. 82% win record.
2nd XV won Middlesex Merit Table Premier Division (Level 8), which is the highest level that our 2nd team has ever and can compete at. 74% win record
3rd XV finished 6th in Middlesex Merit Table Division 1, which is the highest level that our 3rd XV has ever competed at. 48% win record
4th XV won the Middlesex Merit Table Division 3 Plate and win promotion to Division 2. 71% win record.
5th XV (the “Bulls”) – our social side fulfilled a full season of fixtures and won the majority of their games. 59% win record.
Our 6th XV, the Buffs made two appearances during the season when numbers were too large for a single Bulls squad.
Vets XV fulfilled more fixtures than ever before and had their first ever Vets tour. 25% win record (4 games)
Tour – 75% win record. Toured to Taunton for Hux memorial game and to Poland.
Director of Rugby: Zachary Webb
Club Captain: George Randall
1st XV Coaches: Dafydd Evans, Simon Johnson, Will Mallard and Zachary Webb
1st XV Captain: Brendan O’Brien
1st XV VC: Lewis Dyke
2nd XV Coaches: James Berry, James Lindsay
2nd XV Captain: David Boyle
2nd VX VC: Ross Anders
Development Coach: Greg Ward
3rd XV Coach: Rich Cowell
3rd XV Captain: Will Handley
3rd XV VC: Richard “Tricky” Wilson
4th XV Coach: Will Hume-Humphries
4th XV Captain: Sam Atkins
4th XV VC: Harry Atkinson
Bulls Manager: Steven Joseph
Bulls Captain: Neil Webb
Bulls & Buffs VCs: Chris Hattam & Jonny Stagg
Vets Captain: Jiff Berkett