Entries by Lonsdale

Hammers 1s v HAC – Match Report

Back on the home ground for Hammers, both teams were looking forward to a fast and physical contest, which historically has always been very close. A fine day with a bit of rain the night before, perfect for a quick game of rugby. Early pressure with some fast work from the forwards from Hammersmith saw […]

Hammers 4s v Kilburn – Match Report

The Hammers 4’s where looking to get the 2017/2018 season started with a win in their opening league game against Kilburn 2’s at fortress Hurlingham.  Hopes were high given intense preseason all the players had put themselves through. A strong pack and quick back line had been picked to play in conditions that were suited […]

Hammers 2s v Richmond – Match Report

On a glorious Saturday afternoon down at Hurlingham Park, the Hammers were looking to start the season on a high, beating Richmond, who had defeated them in last year’s semi-final. The Hammers, captained by Gary Leith for the first time started the game well, demonstrating some excellent structure and patience in attack. It would be […]

The season begins!

Dark days are over Hammers! The regular season is here, starting with full fixtures this weekend! If you still fancy trying out the Hammers there’s still time though! Come down every Tuesday at Hurlingham Park and see what everyone is talking about! Training starts on the dot at 7:30. Bring a friend – bring all […]

Jack Fishwick 7s – Match Report

  Hammersmith and Fulham 7’s squad returned to the Jack Fishwick 7’s for the second year in a row captained by James Lo.  Looking to improve on our cup quarterfinal run last year, the Hammers always come out strong for what is a great day of fundraising, fun and Rugby in support of Jack Fishwick, […]

The best pub in London!

  Our home away from home, McGettigan’s is conveniently located at No. 1 Fulham Broadway. A relatively new addition to the scene in Fulham, McGettigan’s is the perfect place to grab a pint or a feed and watch the best of live sports on one of their 11 HD screens or 2 projector screens. This […]


On 5th April 2008 Stuart injured his neck whilst playing fly half for the Club’s Second XV in an end of season friendly. As a result of this injury, which is extremely rare, Stuart had no feeling below his neck and was on a ventilator. Stuart was a remarkable person, who showed outstanding courage and […]

Hammers Vet Tony Richards wins England Cap!

  Tony Richards became the second Hammers player to win an England Legends Cap. Tony’s moment of glory came after playing in the Hammers vs London Irish Vets curtain raiser match at the Stoop. He clearly made an impression, as prop-legend Jason Leonard spotted his skills and asked him play 5 minutes in them main […]

Hammers Vets Victorious in Stuart Mangan Memorial!

Hammersmith & Fulham RFC Vets were invited by the Ireland Legends to play in the charity Curtain Raiser against Bective Rangers RFC, before the England Legends v Ireland Legends International in Dublin on the 9th February 2013. Both matches were being played in memory of Stuart Mangan, who suffered a terrible spinal injury while playing […]