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We are a one of the world’s oldest Gay and Inclusive Rugby Clubs and a founding member of International Gay Rugby. 

We have helped hundreds of players across Manchester and the Northwest discover the game we all love and we continue to recruit experienced or completely novice players to our club in Sale.

Fear Less. Give Rugby a Try regardless of gender, sexuality or rugby experience.

Read our ‘Info for new players’ here

BE A SPARTAN

A positive atmosphere, good coaching. 

A great way to get fit.

Good fun great exercise.

Fitness. Teamwork. New skills. Social. Fun.

It cannot be a more positive experience.

A big part of my life for the last 5 years.

I love what it’s done for me and life in Manchester.

It built my confidence, fitness, social circle, memories and experiences.

 

CLUB SURVEY

 

Spartans talk Inclusive Rugby at Freshfields

Spartans talk Inclusive Rugby at Freshfields

Spartans take part in a ‘Lunch and Learn’ session organised by the Halo (LGBT+) Committee at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP to present an overview of the club and help stimulate discussion around the topic of LGBT+ participation in sport.

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NIGEL OWENS TO REF RUGBY WORLD CUP SEMI-FINAL

NIGEL OWENS TO REF RUGBY WORLD CUP SEMI-FINAL

A few months after refereeing the Spartans in the 2019 Union Cup Final in Dublin, Nigel Owens is set to ref the Rugby World Cup Semi-final on Saturday between England and New Zealand in Yokohama on Saturday from 9am. Watch the match live on the big screen at Sale Sports Club. Pre-order a big Full English from manager@salesportsclub.com or order a Half-Time Barm on arrival.

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RESULTS SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER

RESULTS SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER

The Spartans 1st XV came away from their away match against Knutsford RUFC with a close 17:19 win in this exciting and great match in Division 3 South of the Halbro Northwest Intermediate Leagues on Saturday October 19th moving them up in the table after this much needed and worthy win.

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Sale Sharks help Spartans celebrate IGR Anniversary

Sale Sharks help Spartans celebrate IGR Anniversary

Manchester Village Spartans RUFC, one of the world’s first gay and inclusive rugby clubs, were welcomed to the AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday 5th October to help them mark the International Gay Rugby (IGR) #PrideInRugby

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CHRIS ROBSHAW AT OUR 20TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

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INFO FOR NEW STARTERS

All the info you need to decide whether you want to come and give our training a go.

OUR 20YR HISTORY

Check out our amazing history as pioneers in growing Inclusive Rugby including photos & video.

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