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Events @ BillesleyClick on event name for more info
Every Wednesday Quiz night in the clubhouse
Fri 20th NovemberMPA Autumn Supper
Sat 19th DecemberStrictly Business Boxing
Book your Christmas Party at Moseley

Party nights - 3/4/5/10/11/12/17/18 December - 3 course meal & disco

Private parties - Dates available throughout December

New Years Eve - Dancing to the Bravo Boys band, Disco and buffet

Click on a Christmas tree for more information on how to book your party
Moseley Rugby Club amends name to Birmingham Moseley from June 2016

Moseley Rugby Club has great pleasure in announcing that they will start the 2016/17 season as ‘Birmingham Moseley’. The decision was confirmed this week by the Moseley board following approval of an application to the RFU Governance Committee on the 3rd November.
The name change from Moseley Rugby Club to Birmingham Moseley Rugby Club will come into effect on 1st June 2016. The legal entity that runs the club on behalf of the members will not change and continue to trade as Moseley Rugby Ltd.  

Click here for more information

Moseley stalwart Adam Caves hits the big 300

Adam Caves marks the official opening of the new £3.6m Moseley stand on Saturday against Ealing by making his 300th appearance for the 1st XV.

Adam joined the club as a Junior and progressed through the Colts system where he picked up England U16, U18, U19, U20 and U21 honours as well as touring with the England Counties XV. He made his Moseley 1st XV debut in 2000.

For more about Adam's amazing record click here.

Christmas Hospitality at Moseley - The alternative Xmas party

The club today announced its packages of matchday hospitality over the Christmas period with a special offer at the Rotherham game on the 12th December. Why not book up as a great alternative to the usual boring office Christmas party?

Alternatively we can tailor a private evening or daytime function to suit your desires and budget.
Click here for more information.

​Martin Johnson to Officially Open New Stand
Moseley’s new £3.6m stand will be officially opened by 2003 England World Cup winning Captain Martin Johnson before the British & Irish Cup fixture against Ealing Trailfinders on 14th November.  
The facility scooped the prestigious BMW-Sponsored National Rugby Award for Club Development of the Year earlier this summer and to mark the occasion adult ground entry for the Ealing fixture will be just £5. 

Click here to read more

Missed seeing 'Rugby – A Midlands Story’ after the Ealing game?

‘Rugby – A Midlands Story’
 is a short documentary film from Moseley based Iconic Productions, released to coincide with the Rugby World Cup and particularly the hosting of games in Birmingham. It charts the heritage of the sport in the region that invented it with some excellent coverage of Moseley. 

If you were not able to make the screening you can now view the film through this website by
clicking here 

​Moseley confirm signing of Will Keenan

The club today confirmed the inclusion of back row Will Keenan in the 1st team squad for 2015/16. Will impressed in the pre-season fixtures and will add to the clubs already strong back row options.

Aaron Pinches nominated for September GK IPA Championship Player of the Month

Congratulations to Aaron on his nomination for the Championship Player of the Month.

"Aaron Pinches joins the innagural nominees of the 2015/16 campaign, having impressed following his summer move from Bedwas RFC. The centre has brought massive go forward to the Moseley midfield, proving instrumental in the Midlands side's victory over London Scottish, and playing a further crucial role against Bedford Blues and London Welsh, despite narrow losses in both."

Important information

For the 2015/16 season the club has introduced a new ticketing & access system.

Please click here for some important information regarding the changes

Moseley confirm signing of Sam Raven

Moseley today announced the signing of second row Sam Raven for the 2015/16 season.

Sam brings a wealth of Championship experience to the squad having previously played for Cornish Pirates, Nottingham & Rotherham
Moseley Win National Rugby Award 2015

Club officials were delighted to be presented with the award for Club Development of the Year 2015 at the National Rugby Awards held at Twickenham.

The award was presented to the club for the opening of the new £3.6m facility at the final match of last season, while raising funding over 15 years without incurring debt.

The award is fitting recognition for all the people at the club, both past and present, who have made the hopes of development a reality. 

Click on the picture to read about Neil's reaction to winning.

Important RWC2015 Ticket information 

Would any season ticket holders who have received tickets for RWC2015 games as part of the club nomination applications please take note of the information supplied by RWC2015 ticketing by clicking here to read.

Six Nations ticket applications

Paid up season ticket holders are invited to apply for tickets to England's Six Nation Internationals against Ireland & Wales

Click here for details

Greene King IPA Championship Kicking Challenge

Watch Charley Foley, Glyn Hughes & Louis Roach take the Greene King IPA Kicking Challenge. 
Who will be the bullseye of Billesley?

Click here to view

Sponsorship and Hospitality Opportunities for the New Season

As part of the continual development of Moseley Rugby Club we are pleased to confirm a number of exciting new opportunities in terms of hospitality & sponsorship for the coming season

Click here to view hospitality packages

Click here to view sponsorship opportunities

Moseley skipper calls for self-belief ahead of new season

Chris Brightwell is adamant drastic action is not needed this summer as Moseley’s new captain bids to lead the club back up the Greene King IPA Championship ladder.

No 8 Brightwell has been installed as Moseley club captain for the fast approaching Greene King IPA Championship, replacing the now retired Mike Powell. 

To see a video of Chris discussing his thoughts on the upcoming season
click here

Join the Moseley Supporters Association and save.

Have you joined the MSA yet? If you do you can help support the club, enjoy various social events throughout the year and save money on away travel. This season the MSA are running the following away trips:
Bedford - Sat 12th September
Nottingham - Sun 27th September
Rotherham - Sat 10th October
Doncaster - Sat 28th November
Coaches cost £10 but MSA members get to travel for the fantastic price of only £5

To join see members of the MSA at home games and to book your place on a coach e-mail 

Moseley launch new playing shirts for 2015/16

A return to traditional hoops

Replica 1st XV home shirts will be available to purchase from the new club shop located in the undercroft, and the soon to be launched online shop

A date for your diary

Moseley Autumn Supper 

Friday 20th November 

Guest speaker - John Inverdale

Ticket details will be released shortly
Moseley Rugby Club working in partnership with local Hospice 

Moseley Rugby Club is pleased to announce a new partnership with local charity, Birmingham St Mary's Hospice. The Hospice is the Club’s preferred charity for the 2015-16 season.

The partnership will involve working together on a number of events and initiatives at Moseley home fixtures and in the local community.

For more information on the partnership please click on the picture.

World Cup Trophy Tour visit a great success 
Thanks to everyone who came along to Sundays visit of the Webb Ellis Trophy to Moseley
Click here for more about the day
Maggs hugely disappointed in losing key member of Moseley squad

One of Moseley Rugby’s favourite sons full back Anthony Carter today announced his retirement from rugby.
Unfortunately an injury sustained during last season has forced Anthony to step down from the sport prematurely following 121 appearances for the Billesley Common club.

For more information click here

Moseley sign exciting prospect at fly half & another player ​recommits.

Moseley are pleased to confirm the signing of fly half Charlie Foley for the 2015/16 season plus the re-signing of full back Mike Penn.

Foley, a player just as comfortable in the centre as wearing the number 10 shirt, will be looking to put pressure on the returning Glyn Hughes for a starting place in the team. Last season Charlie played for Plymouth Albion while also appearing on loan for his home club Clifton. 

For more information click here
Season Ticket Prices Held

Good news for all supporters of Moseley, the club management have decided to hold season ticket prices for the 2015/16 season despite the rising operating costs associated with providing the enhanced facilities now available at Billesley Common.

As ever buying a season ticket represents a significant financial saving over paying at the gate. An adult member can save £100.
As usual Season ticket purchase provides the opportunity to apply for England international home match tickets (excluding RWC2015).

To find out how to apply for your season ticket click here

Moseley Rugby World Cup Fun Day details confirmed

The club has today confirmed the details of the World Cup Fun Day on the 19th July when we will be hosting a visit of the Webb Ellis Trophy prior to the start of RWC2015.

Entry on the day is free so why not come along and have your photograph taken with the most famous trophy in world rugby.

Click here for more information about the fun day or click here for information about the Celebration Lunch being held on the same day
Greene King IPA Championship fixtures released.

The RFU have now released the fixture list for 2015/16. Moseley start and finish the season with games against London Scottish, visiting Richmond on the weekend of 4th September, with the final game being at Billesley on April 23rd.

Highlights of the season for supporters include the annual trip "overseas" to Jersey in February and a home fixture against Bedford on Boxing Day.

For the full listing
click here , but please note the day & times of games are still to be confirmed by each home team. The  listing represents the Saturday of each weekend at present. As games are finalised we will update the time on the fixture list.

Cornerstone of Moseley pack will be back

Moseley are pleased to confirm the re-signing today of prop forward, and Moseley player of the season 2013, Craig Voisey.

Craig will begin his sixth season with the club since joining from Rotherham in 2010 and has become one of the first names on Kevin Maggs’ team sheet.

Click here for more

Waggy's Benefit Year

Details of the events planned to celebrate Neil Mason's Benefit year (supporting the Stroke Association & Birmingham Children's Hospital) have now been confirmed:

28th July - Golf Day at Stonebridge Golf Club

1st August - Moseley v Worcester Legends game

28th November - Gala Dinner in the banqueting suite

Click on Neil's picture for more information. Book early as these events are bound to be as popular as Neil is at Moseley.

Save the date - Moseley Grand Summer Ball

Saturday 22nd August in the new banqueting suite.

3 Course meal, live band, auctions etc. Tickets £50/head Contact Jack Richards (07970 868039 ) to book yours

More details to follow in the coming weeks

Moseley RFC set to fast-track young stars
Moseley have announced a ground-breaking initiative to increase the number of home-grown players in their Championship team.

The Billesley Common outfit have introduced First XV Training Contracts to create a pathway for their best Under-19 players to work with Kevin Maggs’s senior squad. Three prospects, wing Billy Lee, hooker Joe Lynch and back-five forward Greg Naptin, have become the first to sign the agreements.

Click on the photograph for more information

As one player starts his Moseley career another looks to extend his record

Moseley are pleased to confirm the signing today of Wales U20 centre/wing Rhys Williams from Leicester Tigers and the return of Moseley’s holder of the record for most appearances, hooker Adam Caves.

Wrexham born Rhys played a key role in Wales Under 20’s Six Nations campaign this season playing in four games including an impressive win over England

Last season Adam’s sixteen appearances saw him become the clubs record appearance holder with 298, a number he will be looking to stretch even further.

Click here for more information
David Bucknall R.I.P.

We are very sorry to report that Dave Bucknall, a stalwart of the Club who was admired with affection by very many Moseley people, collapsed and died whilst on a cycle ride near his home on Sunday 7th June. 

The funeral
will take place on Tuesday 23rd June at 1.00 pm at Alvestson Church (near Stratford upon Avon). There will also be a service of memorial in Birmingham in September.

Our sincere condolences go to Dave's wife Moya and all members of his family.

Molenaar makes it a family affair at Moseley 

Moseley are pleased to confirm the signing today of Premiership centre Tim Molenaar from London Welsh. 

Tim brings with him considerable experience at the highest level of club rugby in England having made 21 appearances for Harlequins and 79 for Gloucester prior to his time at Welsh

As a double boost to Moseley’s upcoming campaign Tim's brother-in-law Chris Brightwell has signed an extension to his contract that will keep him at the Common until the end of the 2016/17 season, a clear statement of his and the club management’s belief in Moseley’s future. 

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Moseley bring in an engine room

Moseley today confirmed the signing of two second row forwards for the 2015/16 season. 
Canadian international Aaron Flagg joins from Abbotsford Rugby Club, British Columbia while Harry Casson makes the slightly shorter journey from Yorkshire Carnegie.

Click here for more

Moseley Rugby appoints Amadeus as catering partner for their new Conference & Banqueting complex.

Moseley Rugby are pleased to confirm the commencement of an exclusive five-year contract with Multi-award winning caterer Amadeus for the provision of catering services to the club. The contract will include the 320-capacity function suite within the Rugby Club’s brand new stand and adjoining facility which is used by Birmingham City Indoor Bowls Club and can seat up to 410 people

Click on the picture for more information
Moseley Celebration Lunch - Still time to book your place.

Sunday 19th July

Master of Ceremonies - Tim Stimpson England & Lions
International panel - Gareth Llewellyn - 93 Welsh Caps, Kevin Maggs - 70 Irish Caps, Dave Hilton - 42 Scottish Caps & Jan Webster - England winner over South Africa & New Zealand.

Plus a chance to see the Webb Ellis Trophy while it is at Billesley Common on its tour. Excellent menu for only £27 / head.

Click on the poster for more information

Ed Siggery selected for Crawshay's WRU President's XV tour to Georgia

Congratulations to Ed on his selection to represent Crawshay's on their upcoming tour to Georgia. The team will take on Georgia U25 on Wed 3rd June & Emerging Georgia on Sat 6th June. 

For full details click here

So long and thanks.............but not “farewell” to two veterans

Moseley Rugby Club expresses its thanks for the outstanding contributions of two long serving players - fly halfOllie Thomas and back row Neil Mason. Both have announced their retirement from Moseley’s 1st XV squad .............but they aren’t going far.
Next season they will be linking up with sister club Moseley Oak and their former 1st XV coach John White as player coaches. 

Click here for more information

Sam & Dave sign on along with two from the land of song

PhotoNo Moseley are not moving into the music business with the signing of the popular soul duo, but last seasonsPhoto scrum half pair Sam Brown and Dave Brazier will be back again for another shift behind the pack.

Joining these two in the backline the club confirms  the signing of two players from Wales, centre Aaron Pinches from Bedwas and wing Kyle Evans from Llanelli Scarlets.

Click here for more information

New Conference & Banqueting Complex taking bookings over the summer

The new facility at Moseley is now taking bookings. With the ability to sit 320 at tables or 400 in theatre style in the new 
function room, and a further 400 in the adjoining facility, the club is able to cater for conferences, team building events, corporate launches, business breakfasts & dinners, weddings and other celebrations.

Click here for more information.

National Two’s leading try scorer joins Moseley along with England Counties Prop

Today Moseley Rugby Club confirm two further new signings for the 2015/16 season in Joe Bercis from Ampthill and Tom Fidler from Plymouth Albion.

The club have also announced significant re-signings from last seasons squad

For more information click here
Moseley recruit a sting in the tail 

Moseley are please to confirm the first two new signings for the 2015/16 season. Both players are from Wasps and both former Billesley Common favourites - Glyn Hughes and Buster Lawrence.

The club are equally as excited to confirm a number of last season’s squad who will be returning to Billesley Common. 

For the full update
click here
Fundraising Canal Walk & Family Fun Day

Saturday 27th June

Supporting Guide Dogs and Moseley Rugby Community Foundation. Click on the poster for more information

Maggs signs on for enhanced role at Moseley

Moseley are delighted to confirm that Head Coach Kevin Maggs has accepted an enhanced and extended role with the club. 
The 70 cap former Irish International centre has just completed his 4th season as head coach with the Greene King IPA Championship club and has added the role of Director of Rugby in a 2 year deal.
For the first time in the club’s history the Head Coach/Director of Rugby will have the responsibility for the entire playing side of the club. This spans some 17 teams ranging from the youngest Mini & Junior, through the successful Colts teams, to the women’s side as well as an advisory role with sister club Moseley Oak. He will also have a key role to play in the recently announced Rugby Academy run in conjunction with Bournville College. This latest piece in the jigsaw now provides a player pathway from 6 years old to the 1st XV and beyond. 

Click here for more

A Date for your diary

The club Annual General Meeting and Supporters Forum will be held at Billesley on Monday 6th July starting at 7.00pm

All welcome.

New Stand & Clubhouse Opening a Great Success

On Saturday, as well as maintaining Championship status, the club enjoyed its most momentous event since moving to Billesley Common, with the opening of the new stand and clubhouse complex.

​As the first function to be staged in the clubhouse fittingly the Moseley Players Association held their annual lunch with many of the clubs most famous players in attendance. 

Championship Status Secured!

Congratulations to the 1st XV who secured their Championship position for next season with a comprehensive 29-0 victory over Plymouth Albion. The result proved the perfect way to celebrate the opening of the new stand and clubhouse facility.

On top of this our U17s progressed to the National Shield Finals by beating Sandal 18-10 to cap an excellent weekend.

Chris Brightwell voted Supporters Player of the Season

Congratulations to Chris Brightwell who has been voted Supporters Player of the Season for 2014/15. Chris was presented with the Lionel Moriaty Golden boot award after the game by the Moseley Supporters Association.

The MSA also made a special award of tankards to Neil Mason, Adam Caves & Ollie Thomas in recognition of their long playing service to the club. 
Kevin Maggs discusses the new standPhoto

Listen to Kevin discussing the new stand and clubhouse opening with Steve Hermon on Radio WM by clicking here

Moseley Hailed as Fantastic Hosts 

On Sunday 12th April the club had the honour of hosting the England Deaf v Wales Deaf International.

Unfortunatly for England they Lost (8-20) but the day proved to be extreamly enjoyable with both sides contributing to a very entertaining match.

England Deaf head coach Sean Fletcher said after the game “Moseley has been fantastic. This is where we want to be for our games, they have been fantastic hosts”....and we would be very happy to see you back again soon Sean.

Webb Ellis Trophy to visit Billesley Common

The club are pleased to confirm that as part of its tour prior to the commencement of the 2015 World Cup the Webb Ellis Trophy will be visiting Billesley Common on Sunday 19th July from 13:00 – 15:30

To recognise this important event we are planning a series of activities around the visit and will update you on the plans in the coming weeks.

Colts Success Stories

Congratulations to Moseley Colts on a double

Our Under 19s were crowned North Midlands League Champions by beating Wolverhampton 19-17 in the playoffs while the Under 17s lifted the Midlands Shield with a 17-3 win over Derby

The future of the club is looking bright with these talented youngsters progressing so well

RFU & Greene King IPA Championship Clubs agree new five year partnership

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the Greene King IPA Championship Clubs have today announced a new five year agreement which will see an uplift in central funding, further strengthening the partnership between the two parties for the continued growth of the second tier.

Click here for more.
Colts win league

Congratulations to the U19s who have won the North Midlands Colts League Saturday Division.

The colts have also been invited to participate in Bedford's inaugral U19 Tens tournament (a
showcase the player development work being carried out by a number of Championship Clubs)
 on April 26th along with Academy sides from Championship clubs Bedford, London Scottish, Moseley, Nottingham and Worcester Warriors as well as Ealing Trailfinders, Cambridge University and the East Midlands Rugby Union.

This Friday they will be playing the University of Birmingham Freshers’ XV under lights (7.00pm) at our old stomping ground,  Bournbrook. Why not pop along and give them some support.

Stand Development - The team tour the new facility

To view photographs of the first team squad having their first look at the new facility click on the picture 

Moseley strengthen the scrum - The Return of two proven performers

Moseley Rugby Club are delighted to announce the return to the club of two outstanding forwards who 
boast over 150 previous Moseley appearances between them. 

Nathan Williams made his ‘return debut’ last weekend at Yorkshire Carnegie as a permanent signing until the end of the season.
Buster Lawrence has been training this week with Moseley and has had his registr
ation as a loan player cleared just in time for tomorrow’s home match against Cornish Pirates 
Moseley Rugby Academy – commencing September 2015!

Moseley Rugby Club are delighted to announce the opening of the first and only full-time rugby academy in Birmingham, which will commence this September. The programme is aimed at developing elite young sportsmen for a career in sport, by studying for academic qualifications and playing in a professional sporting environment.

Click here for more information on the academy & how to apply.

Stand development 

Building work complete - Fitting out to commence

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Moseley's Sam Olver named November Player of the Month

Congratulations to Sam who has been named the Greene King IPA Championship Player of the Month for November.

Sam edged the title over Rotherham Titan's Joel Gill, who came a close second. Tom Kessell of Cornish Pirates came in 3rd, with nearly 2,000 votes cast in total.

For the full story click here