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Sheffield RUFC Ladies chasing silverware in 25th anniversary year UK News

Sheffield Ladies, the women’s section of Sheffield RUFC, officially celebrated their twenty-fifth anniversary at the club’s base Abbeydale Sports Club last weekend.

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“It’s like family,” said chairman Emily Glendenning, who played for Sheffield Ladies for six years.

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Sheffield Ladies RUFC celebrates 25 years of club formation.

“We’re so close, everyone’s watching out for everyone. It’s like the best group of friends you’ll ever have, that’s why I’m doing it. It’s awesome.

“When you perform, you put your bodies on the line for each other, so you get that closeness.”

The club has about 50 members and two teams.

On Saturday, they hosted a 30-girl tournament before several former players lace up and turn back the years for an exhibition match.

Nearly 300 special edition matchday programs were sold throughout the day, which was capped by a 31-0 victory for the First XV against Crewe & Nantwich Ladies.

That sets up a potential promotion decider this weekend at league leaders Bishop Auckland.

Bishop Auckland are currently 10 points clear of second-placed Sheffield, who are one game less.

They would need a bonus points win on Sunday, followed by another next weekend, as well as a better points difference, to secure a place in Championship North 1 – the second tier of the league. women’s rugby union in England – next season.

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This notice was published: 2022-04-08 16:39:13

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