Seniors & Age Grades - Key Date

Cirencester Rugby:  On and Off Pitch Key Dates

Seniors and Age Grades

(as at 19 March)







Mon 29 Mar

Outdoor sport can resume

Contact training sessions, excl scrums and mauls, and host Ready4Rugby, O2 Touch and Tag rugby matches between clubs

Contact built incrementally and not exceed 20mins at this stage.

Adapted laws v other clubs.


Wed 31 Mar – 17 Apr


Ciren internal touch competition starts through to 17 April (voluntary)

7 aside weekly touch tournament open to U16’s upwards


Sun 4 Apr


Sunday Age Grade training resumes

Easter Sunday for M&Y


Tue 30 Mar


Senior training starts Tues & Thurs


Thurs 15 Apr


Training night

Bar open during training


Fri 16 Apr

Clubhouse bar opens 6.30-10pm




Sat 17 Apr

Club marquee can reopen with rules of 6 – outside – or two households.

Wedding receptions and wakes: numbers will rise from 6 to 15

7 aside touch competition (3/4 finals)

Welcome back social and BBQ for members to watch an afternoon of rugby


Tues 20 Apr


Senior 7’s training starts

In line with RFU guidelines


Sat 24 Apr

Ciren club work party & BBQ

9.30 – 12.30


 More info will follow on specific tasks and additional help required


Mon 26 Apr

Stage D2 on RFU Roadmap

Contact matches

Club can choose to play adapted laws in contact or continue with Ready4Rugby, O2 Touch and Tag.


Mon 17 May

Clubhouse reopens for indoor food and beverages – rule of 6 or two households

Stage E1 when Step 3 of Govt Roadmap reached (not before)

 Full contact training with scrums and mauls




Tues 18 May


7’s training continues

 1st XV kit sizing / 20 May


Sat 22 May


Senior 7’s Tournament TBC

Bar & BBQ social


Sun 23 May


Youth 7’s Annual Tournament TBC

Bar & BBQ social


Mon 24 May

Age Grade season ends 


Sun 6 Jun

Senior season ends


Pending demand 


Summer Rugby Break

Mon 7 Jun

Stage E2 two weeks after E1 (not before)

Full contact matches



Mon 21 Jun

Reopening of the economy where most limits can be hopefully lifted

Stage F not before Step 4 of Govt Roadmap reached

All restrictions lifted*


Sat 26 Jun

B&I Lions v Japan

Clubhouse open


Thur 24 Jun

AGM 2019/20 and 2020/21 


More details will be published nearer the time


Sat 3 Jul

B&I Lions v DHL Stormers


Wed 7 Jul

B&I Lions v SA Invitational


Sat 10 Jul

B&I Lions v Cell C Sharks


Tues 13 Jul


Senior pre-season begins 21/22


Wed 14 Jul

B&I Lions v SA ‘A’


Sat 17 Jul

B&I Lions v Vodacom Bulls


Sat 24 Jul

B&I Lions v South Africa


Sat 31 Jul

B&I Lions v South Africa


28 or 29 Aug

Bank Holiday

Cirencester Rugby Beer Festival 2021

Either Saturday or Sunday one day event

2021 Membership launched


General Club opening times *

Friday: 6.30 pm to 10 pm

Saturday:  1pm – 10pm

Sunday: 1230 – 4pm

NEW! On-site at the Whiteway - PIZZA TAKEAWAY

Every Friday; serving from 5-8pm

The Kitchen Garden Pizza Company

Premiership Rugby on TV - April through June 

*  times may vary depending on events and bookings