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Thank you for following Birmingham Moseley during 2016/17 we look forward to seeing you in August for the 2017/18 Pre season games. 

Events @ Billesley
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Every Wednesday 

Quiz night in the clubhouse 

Tues 30th May - Thurs 1st JuneHalf Term Rugby Camp
Sun 18th JunFather's Day Salmon & Strawberries Lunch
Fri 23rd JuneGolf Day
Sat 24th JunLions Breakfast - 1st Test
Sat 1st JulLions Breakfast - 2nd Test
Sat 1st JulDark Horse Blues Band
Sat 8th JulLions Breakfast - 3rd Test
Mon 10th JulClub AGM & Supporters Forum
Sun 16th JulMPA Anniversary Cricket Match (at Moseley Ashfield)
Sat 26th AugMeet the Players BBQ
Thur 23rd NovSam Doble Memorial Match Aniversary Dinner
Buster’s Back in Red and Black!

Birmingham Moseley Rugby Club are pleased to announce that a favourite son of Billesley Common, and the owner of one of the most impressive hairstyles in rugby, Buster Lawrence will be back for the 2017/18 season.

Buster first joined Moseley in 2012, making the step up from National 2 rugby with Dings Crusaders with apparent ease.After further underlining his natural abilities the following season Buster soon appeared on Premiership radars being signed by Wasps in 2014/15.

​​​​​​​The pull of rugby at Birmingham Moseley has, however, again proved to be too strong and the dynamic back row has decided to make the move from Championship rugby to be a part of the clubs drive towards promotion.
Birmingham Moseley Call in the Army for Assault on National One

In a move to strengthen their ranks for 2017/18 Birmingham Moseley Rugby Club are pleased to announce that two of this season’s victorious British Army Babcock Trophy team will be joining the club.

Fly Half Lance Corporal James Dixon and Second Row Corporal Lewis Bean will be battling for a place in the starting line-up at Billesley Common as full time members of the squad.      

Simon crosses over to Birmingham Moseley

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Birmingham Moseley Rugby Club are pleased to announce that Simon Cross will be joining the Coaching team for the 2017/18 season.

Simon will combine the role of Head Coach for Birmingham Moseley with his role as breakdown coach at Worcester Warriors. Simon joined the Warriors in 2013 as Defence Coach following a period as Head Coach of Edinburgh Accies.

During his three seasons at Accies Cross oversaw promotion to the BT Premiership in 2011, guiding them to a fourth place finish in 2013.
Prior to transitioning into coaching back row Simon was Captain of Edinburgh Rugby. 

Birmingham Moseley Rugby Vacancies

Birmingham Moseley Rugby are currently looking to recruit a 1st XV Team Manager and Performance Analyst for the 2017/18 Season. Plus Birmingham Moseley Rugby Academy are looking for a backs coach.

Please click here to view details of the 1st XV Team Manager role

Please click here  to view details of the Performance Analyst role

In addition the club will be looking to offer two Performance Analyst Internships.

Please click here to view details of the Academy Backs Coach role

Scrum Half Sam set to stay

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Birmingham Moseley Rugby Club are pleased to confirm that Sam Brown becomes the latest player to extend his contract until 2019.

Since joining the club in 2011 from Cinderford Sam has made 126 appearances in red and black, becoming a firm favourite of supporters for his dynamic play and desire to constantly look for attacking opportunities.

Powerful Props Provides Boost for Protherough’s Pack

Birmingham Moseley Rugby club are delighted to announce that Tom Fidler has agreed to remain at the club for the next two years after agreeing a contract extension.

The former Plymouth Albion prop signed for Moseley in 2015 and has been a mainstay of the Birmingham Moseley front row over the last two seasons going on to make 55 appearances for the club ​​​​​​​

Joining Tom again in the front row is former Academy player James Burgoyne. The twenty year old in his first season as part of the squad has made 17 appearances, offering an impressive mobility to the role.

2017/18 Season Tickets now on sale

Applications are now being taken for 2017/18 season tickets

New introductions for next season include a refer a friend scheme with two free hospitality tickets for each new adult or senior application

Applications received before 31st July will receive 2 vouchers to exchange for adult entry to the game of your choice

Over the next few weeks we will be introducing the facility to renew existing season tickets online via the ticket sales system, please watch out for further updates via this website.

Two Promising Young Half Backs Join Birmingham Moseley

Birmingham Moseley Rugby Club are pleased to announce that Sam Pointon from Loughborough Students and Sam Hollingsworth from local club Broadstreet will be joining the club for the 2017/2018 season.

Showing an impressive turn of pace for a half back Sam Pointon’s versatility allows him to cover full back and wing positions. He will also bring vital leadership experience to the squad having Captained Great Britain Student 7’s at the World Championships. 

​​​​​​​Coventry born Sam Hollingsworth, educated at Worcester Sixth Form College and played in their Achieving Academic and Sporting Excellence Scheme, currently plays fly half for promotion chasing Broadstreet. Still only 19 he can already boast representative honours for his country playing for England Counties Under 18’s.

James Williams Wins Player of the Season Award
​​​​​​​At the Birmingham Moseley Awards Dinner on Saturday Fly Half James Williams collected a well-deserved Coaches' Player of the Season Award.

The prestigious Team of the Season award went to the National Cup Division winning Under 17s 

Our congratulations to James, the U17s and all the other worthy winners of awards on the night.
Powerful Armed Forces Player Strengthens The Back Line

Birmingham Moseley announce the signing of utility back Chris Leathem from Cambridge RFC for the 2017/2018 season.

Chris is a 25 year old regular in The British Army where he serves in the Infantry Unit of the Royal Irish Regiment as a rifleman. He can play at wing, full back or centre and has a reputation for being a prolific try scorer.

During his army career he has played in a Varsity Match at Twickenham and has the distinction of holding the record of number of tries scored in a single match for the British Army which currently stands at 8.

Home Grown Centre Returns To Birmingham Moseley

Birmingham Moseley Rugby Club are pleased to announce that Callum MacBurnie will be re-joining the club for the 2017/2018 season.

Callum is a product of the Club’s highly regarded Colts set up. He was a member of the successful side who won the North Midlands Cup under his captaincy in 2009, going on to gain further success by captaining the North Midlands Under 20’s side in the same season. This was rewarded by the selectors of the Scotland Under 20’s team drawing him into their Junior World Championship squad.

Joining Callum on the journey from the Butts Park is Sam Smith. 24 year old Sam is a big ball carrying centre who can also cover the back three. 

New Head of Community Rugby for Birmingham Moseley

Steve JohnsBirmingham Moseley Rugby Club are excited to announce that their new Community Rugby Department will be headed up by ex-professional rugby player Steve Johns.  

Johns has a playing CV that has taken him around the country from Plymouth Albion to more recently local sides Coventry RFC and Birmingham & Solihull RC.

Steve has a wealth of coaching experience as well as being a fully qualified teacher, having gained a PGCE in Secondary Physical Education (with Masters Accreditation).

​Premiership Experience To Boost Birmingham Moseley Front Row
Birmingham Moseley announce the signing of Premiership experienced, tighthead prop, James Tideswell from Cinderford RFC.
James has a wealth of experience in professional rugby having played for both London Irish and London Welsh in the Premiership, LV Cup and European Challenge Cup.

James has appeared in two Championship play off semi finals, turning out for London Welsh against Yorkshire Carnegie in 2014 and for Yorkshire Carnegie against Doncaster in 2016. 

Talented Number 8 and Dynamic Loosehead  Join Birmingham Moseley
Birmingham Moseley welcome Number 8, Ciaran Moore and young loosehead prop, Jonah Boyce to Billesley Common on 2 year deals.

Ciaran Moore began his rugby career here at Birmingham Moseley as a colt before starting the first of two spells at Stourbridge, who he currently captians. The 6ft 3in, 17.6 stone back rower also offers cover for the second row.  Moore’s prowess on the field has also seen him earn representative honours for Somerset Under 20’s, Irish Exiles and Southern Counties. 

Jonah Boyle joins the club from Loughborough Students. 

6ft 2in, 18 stone Jonah can boast a number of representative honours having played for England Colleges, North Midland Under 20’s and Midland Under 20’s.

Back Row Taking Shape with Second New Signing for 2017/2018
Birmingham Moseley are pleased to announce that, Laurence Cowen will be joining the club from Hull Ionians for the 2017/2018 season filling the openside flanker birth.

Laurence a 6ft 2in, 16.5 stone, 25 year old comes with the reputation of being a skilful ball carrier and a hard hitting openside.  

Laurence brings with him county experience for Yorkshire and has previously played his club rugby at Birkenhead Park and the University of Bath before joining Hull Ionians.

Birmingham Moseley announce first new signing for the 2017/18 season

​​​​​​​Birmingham Moseley Rugby are pleased to announce the first new signing for the 2017/18 season as scrum half Rob Lewis joins from Ebbw Vale on a two year contract.  
Rob brings with him a wealth of experience at the highest levels of the game having represented Wales at 7s and Under 20s level as well as the Barbarians.
A product of the Newport Gwent Dragons Academy Rob holds the distinction of having played over 180 games for London Welsh, giving him the second highest number of appearances in the professional era. 

Flying back Mark Harrison commits for next two years
Mark Harrison becomes the latest player to sign a two year deal with the club. 
Mark will start his second term at the club having joined from National 1 trailblazers Hartpury College at the start of last season. Hartpury are renowned for producing fast paced backs and Mark is no exception. He has experience from Gloucester Academy and has turned out in the Aviva Premiership A League.
He was brought to the club on the back of his try scoring record of 7 tries in 14 appearances last season at Hartpury. He has maintained that record with Birmingham Moseley scoring 6 tries so far this season.

Tim takes the next step 

In the latest signing for the 2017/18 season centre Tim Molenaar will commence his third ​season at Birmingham Moseley, combining his playing duties with joining the 1st XV coaching team.

This season Tim has continued to apply his combination of skill and strength to the midfield to become a key threat via his trademark barnstorming runs.

Joining Tim in the coaching team for next season is a true son of Billesley Common (and son of Moseley legend Alan) former fly half Ollie Thomas. Ollie will be taking a role as skills and kicking coach. 

Two more Birmingham Moseley players commit to the club
Following the announcement earlier this week that Chris Brightwell & Jacques Le Roux had pledged their future to the club Birmingham Moseley are pleased to announce two more of this season’s squad have signed extended contracts.

Second Row Aaron Crofts joined the club at the beginning of the season from Old Coventrians, making the five league step up from Midlands 3 West South look like the most normal of progressions for a rugby player. Despite Aaron’s impressive progress having attracted interest from other clubs Birmingham Moseley are extremely pleased that he has decided to stay at Billesley Common for a further two seasons.

With 70 appearances to date Mike Penn is on course to become one of the exclusive century club in terms of representing the red and black in 100 games, having now signed a contract for his fifth and sixth seasons at Birmingham Moseley. The commitment of such a valuable player as Mike is seen by the club as key to developing the core of a Birmingham Moseley squad well placed to continue the challenge of reclaiming a place in the Championship.

Dynamic Back Row Duo Sign on for Another Two Seasons

Birmingham Moseley Rugby are pleased to announce that  back row forwards Chris Brightwell & Jacques Le Roux are the first of this seasons squad to commit their future to the club.
Both players have signed two year extensions to their existing contracts which will see them play in red and black through to 2019.

Birmingham Moseley Rugby Launch Their New Community Rugby Department
Birmingham Moseley are delighted to announce a new Community Rugby Department which will again deliver a wide range of sports projects and supply quality sports coaching to schools and organisations in the local area. Having previously had a very successful community department through the running of rugby projects and government grants, we recognise that a community covers a whole lot more. 

The department - which will be headed by a newly appointed Head of Community - has been established following close work between the Birmingham Moseley Chairman David Warren, current head of community Nick Avgousti and Sports in Schools Ltd. Sports In Schools Ltd specialise in the formation and operating of community departments for sporting clubs and businesses.

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Online Ticket Sales Goes Live

We are now able to sell matchday tickets via the web on the Birmingham Moseley Online Shop

Advantages of buying your tickets this way are that you don't need to worry about bringing as much cash with you to games and you can print off your ticket at home, walk straight in the ground, and avoid queuing to purchase your ticket on a cold, winters day.

We currently have the next four home games available to purchase and will be adding the rest of the season in due course.

To visit the ticket sales system click on the "Buy Match Tickets" Icon at the top on this news section.
New Online Shop Open for Business!

The club is pleased to announce that we have now launched an online shop and match ticket purchase facility.

You can access these by clicking on the "Buy Match Tickets" & "Club Shop" Icons on the left of this home page.

To celebrate the launch we have discounted all existing Moseley Rugby stock online. As the last Moseley branded items they are bound to become collectors items.

​In due course we will be launching the new range of Birmingham Moseley stock online to allow you to purchase your items prior to the start of the new season.