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Huntington Beach Rugby Club

Looking for a few good men to play a great game.
Training every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm at Huntington Beach Rugby Club’s home ground 8778 El Lago Street Fountain Valley, CA 92708.  Also if you have any old rugby gear that’s a little tight please bring it to training for new players can always benefit from a proper pair of rugby shorts, jersey, etc.  What is old to you can really help a new player out. Next game Saturday 15th December: For details call Club President Kevin Raymond (HB Rugby) president@hbrugby.com  Hoping to see you at a game bring the wife, girlfriend or best friend, its a real contact sport with no plastic padding.  Home field Location. 8778 El Lago Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708


Tottenham Hotspurs

Supporters Club

Official meeting place for Spurs Fans in Orange County California.
as well as all Premier League fans, do come and joins us each week.
At Ole's Tavern at 127 South El Camino Real, San Clemente  CA  92672.

Details on games and events contact  Kelly Wright  Email is kellyannslew@gmail.com

Want to Play Soccer?

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Are you over 50th?

Still got all your marbles, Then please contact the Snakes over 50  soccer team.
As they need a few good experienced players for 2016 For more details on playing or supporting contact Randal Perry at 909-816-333


or E-Mail 
thesnakessoccer.com


Over 70's tournament

Senior Soccer is booming!  

40 years ago the over 70's Senior Soccer league played there first senior game, which was then for the over 35's. They played at Will Rogers State Park in the Palisades, and Rod Stewart played, and so did one or more of his Faces band. Many of the original players have stuck together and recently 28 of them have form 2 teams of over 75’s for the world championship trophy. There are 7 teams of over 70's who play regularly in the Palm Springs midweek tournament. They are planning to have more than 70 events, in the Coachella Valley, all mid-week, and would like to spread the word to anybody interesting in playing Senior Soccer. The local paper “the Desert Sun" published front page photos and about 1 page of text inside. If you search "alive and kicking", senior soccer games in the papers web site then you can read the article and view a movie as well of the guys in action. So please send this email onto someone who you think might be interested in staying alive, and kicking for 1 year More information from Mike Mackenzie 661 809 654   mackenzie@seniorsoccerschedule.com
(Photo: Crystal Chatham/The Desert Sun)

 

 

TOUCH RUGBY - COME JOIN IN AND KEEP FIT!

HUNTINGTON BEACH RUGBY CLUB

Thursday Nights at 6:30pm (Harry C. Fulton Middle School)

Saturday Mornings at 10:30am (Lagenbeck Park off of Magnolia) We have touch games that are open to anyone interested. Do you live/work in the area and looking for a local club to train? with during the Summer? Did you used to play rugby but are looking for a tackle-free version? Even if you've never played rugby before, Touch rugby offers a great way to learn  about the sport and enjoy the social aspects of the sport that our club has to Offer.Visit www.hbrugby.com for more information   or sign up to be on our mailing list at http://tinyurl.com/yzu4q37 and get up dated regularly as, schedule and locations sometimes change and updates are sent via our email system.

We will also be having our pub crawl, season kick off, pre-season matches, rookie night, etc... It's Not ALL Work!


Still Want to Play Soccer?
Are you over 50th Live in Long Beach Area?

 played the game before!
Then please contact the senior soccer league. As they are just drafting their new schedule for 2014
Qualification to play: Over 50, previous experience in the game useful!!!
For more details on playing or supporting contact   http://seniorsoccerleague.com

 

The Snakes Youth Soccer

 Inland Empire Youth Soccer Club.

interesting in Playing or Supporting Please contact. J.Jones

  thecucamongakid@gmail.com



Orange County Rangers Supporters Club


All Rangers games are shown live at
The Los Alamitos American Legion Post:
3252 Florista St, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Non Members Welcome Tel: 562-824-5954
Find us on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/123371478703/

 

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH RUGBY CLUB

Since 1970, the Unicorns have called the Huntington Beach area home and continue to be one of the prominent rugby clubs in Southern California. HB Rugby welcomes players of all ages, experience and skill level. The club fields two competitive squads for game day, so there is always opportunity to participate. Practices are Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. If you are interested in becoming a member of the club (or just want to watch a game) just come down.

Information on practices and games can be found at http://www.hbrugby.com or email us at info@hbrugby.com for more information.

 HOME FIELD:

Fulton Middle School,

8778 El Lago Circle. Fountain Valley, CA 92708

LOOKING FOR COMPETITIVE AND EXPERIENCED 7s PLAYERS FOR 2015

The Unicorns are expanding their commitment to 7s Rugby and are looking for players to fill both their Competitive (A-Side) and Social teams. The more experienced and skilled players will join our core team to compete and try to bring a National 7s Championship to Huntington Beach. With the help from our sponsors, we want the best for our program.  Be Part of It! Not Experienced but Interested? Never Played? We’ll also be fielding Social (non-qualifying) sides to compete at the tournaments throughout the Summer. There is plenty of chances to learn the game and play rugby throughout the year. We welcome all interested players to contact us, so we can contact you when practices begin. If you are interested in becoming a member of the club (or just want to watch a game) just come down. Information on practices and games can be found at http://www.hbrugby.com or email us at info@hbrugby.com for more information.we can help find work and housing but can't guarantee anything



Orange County Bucks Rugby Football Club:

OC BUCKS PRACTICE FIELD

West Grove Park Garden Grove. Tuesdays & Thursdays PM - 9 PM

Game information call Todd Komori (714) 399-5463



Orange County Ladies Gaelic Football Club

 Interested in learning more about Gaelic football?

Practice is held every Wednesday night at 6pm at our home field Brothers of St. Patrick

7820 Bolsa Av. Midway City, CA 92655.   Or enquire about future games please call

Team Manager Jacqueline Hruby (714) 865-2774  jacquelinehruby@juno.com  



South Bay Youth Rugby Club.

Wanted Young Men of Steel to play this Gentleman’s Game

More information on Games and Recruitment 

Contact Coach Edgar Taase      Edgar.taase@sbyouthrugby.org

Check them out at their website;http://www.sbyouthrugby.org

 

England v Scotland 2016 to be announced !

International Charity Soccer Double Header.

England v Scotland

www.britsatnansen.com


Crikey! Cricket in California
 

 Love the sound of leather on Willow?    Want to play and are you any good! 

Well yet again the cricket club is looking for a few good players! 
The British and Dominion Cricket Club
Is looking for new players for their 20's team and over 40's league for the 2015  Summer season.
They are playing in division 4 of the Southern California Cricket Association this year.
Please contact them at the email address below or check out their new website at https://www.thebritdomcricketclub.com
Cricket is very competitive here in SoCal and so they are not able to accommodate anyone who has not played the game before unfortunately.
For more information about the club and how to apply for membership
You can also follow us @BritDomCricket on Twitter and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/britdomcricket
Contact: info@thebritdomcricketclub.com

They have a serious league team that now plays at Woodley (best USA grounds north of the equator) and a distinctly less serious team that plays the local Pub League.

 

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If you are interested in learning more about the club, please feel free to contact us at:  

CorinthianCricketClub@gmail.com

For information on 2016 cricket games please visit

http://www.corinthiancricketclub.com/Schedules_Page.htm.   corinthiancricketclub@gmail.com  

Cricket World Wide From The BBC  
  http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/cricket/



Lawn Bowling

 Interested in spending a Saturday by the beach Lawn Bowling?

Then contact the New Port Harbor Bowling Club.

949-230-1957     www.newportbeach-cvb.com

 

Whist

Love Cards!  Then spend Tuesday evening playing whist.

Mayflower Club, North Hollywood.

Tel (818) 769-9805.   

 

Pub Quiz's & Trivia Locations 8: oo pm 
 

Garden Grove  1st Friday of month.7:00pm

Tel.

 

Fullerton 2nd Monday night.

The Olde Ship.

Tel: 714- 550-6700.

 

Costa Mesa 1st Wednesday night.

The Harp.

Tel: 949-646-8855. www.harpinn.com

 

Long Beach  Wednesday night.     

Gallagher's Pub      

Tel: 562 856-8000.

 

San Diego Last Sunday of month.

Shakespeare Pub.

Tel:  619- 299-0230.

 

Santa Ana 1st Monday night.

The Olde Ship.   

Tel: 714- 550-6700.  

 

Santa Monica Wednesday night.   

King's Head.

Tel: 310- 452-1402.

 

Studio City Wednesday Night

The Fox & Hounds

Tel 818-763-7837     

www.thefoxandhounds.com

The Galaxy

  Support your local soccer team. 
 

If its good enough for Beckham its good enough for you

join the La Riot Squad.

info: From Chris Zepeda. 310-630-2231

czepeda@lagalaxy.com



Soccer the Game

English Premier Soccer League   Live Matches every Sat & Sunday

Information. www.premierleague.com
 Sports Websites.

These websites are for TV coverage of soccer and other sports: 

FOX :   http://msn.foxsports.com/soccer/fsctv/printableschedules     
TV. They have Premier, FA Cup and Champion's League and also Rugby. 

ESPN2 : Free TV but is only Tues/Weds for Champions League.

There are other  free websites out there but they are unreliable and low quality streaming video.


Also see your Local British pub or Irish bar for viewing times. Locations Listed below might show these games. But please call first so as not to be disappointed.

Soccer and Possibly other Rugby Viewing Points 

Britannia Arms: Monterey

Tel: 831-656-9546

 Churchill's Pub and Grille
887 W San Marcos Blvd. San Marcos, CA 92078
Tel:760-471- 8773    http://churchillspub.us/site/drinks.html

Lucky Baldwins. Pasadena
Tel: 626-795-0652    www.luckybaldwins.com

Maeve's Residuals: Studio City

Tel: 818-761-8301    http://www.maeveresiduals.com/


Shakespeare Pub: San Diego.

Tel: 619-299-0230   http://www.shakespearepub.com/


Streets of London Pub.

Tel: 916.498-1388     http://www.streetsoflondon.net/

 

The Fox and Hounds: Studio City.

Tel: 818-763-7837       www.thefoxandhounds.com

 

The Harp Inn: Costa Mesa.

Tel: 949-646-8855        www.harpinn.com

 

The Olde Ship: Santa Ana.

(free pint & breakfast at paid games)

Tel: 714-550-6700      www.theoldeship.com

 

The Robin Hood Pub: Sherman Oaks.

Tel: 818-994-6045    http://www.robinhoodpub.net/

 

Ye Olde Kings Head: Santa Monica.

Tel: 310-452-1402

 

The Wild Geese Gaelic Football Club.

 The team practices every Sunday from 12 noon to 2 pm.
At Cerritos High School, 12500 183rd Ave, Cerritos. CA 90703.

The Wild Geese have six American playing members and hope to grow these numbers.

Their youth team, the OC Wolfhounds. Practice every Sunday from 3 to 5 pm at Serrano Park in Orange.

Contact: 323 327 7093, 714 642 9689 for adults and Peter Glenane at 714 974 8781 for the Youths.

www.wildgeesegfc.org


BIG RED BUS:

To advertise directly to your market.

Please call for information. .

Peter Joseph, Big Red Bus. Phone: 562-852-9888. Website: www.bigredbus.com

 My space: www.myspace.com/bigredbus562 .

 


Catch 19 Fishermans Tails

From Cricket pad to notepad it's just a short stroke away for Stephen Speak,

Who has put down his bat (only temporarily thank goodness) and taken up the quill to penned his latest book Catch. Everybody loves a good fishing story. Catch has ten sort fishing stories that are as reflective as they are memorable. In vivid, unforgettable detail these stories recount the emotional, spiritual and tangible adventures of stalking fish all over the world. From the infamous Snake River in rural Idaho, to the sub-tropical mangroves of Queensland, Australia the stories convey a rich Variety of backdrops –
not to mention a colorful canvas of characters along the way.

If you would like a copy of this young mans from Bolton book Catch. Pease go to http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/3151776

 

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