Spartans’ Chair on the impact that promoting diversity and inclusivity within rugby union, and all sport, can have both on and off the field.
There certainly seemed no better way to kickstart a busy Bank Holiday weekend for the Spartans than by popping down to Bar Pop to watch
Pioneering Manchester Gay Rugby Club aims to help grassroots rugby clubs better understand transgender and LGBT player issues. Manchester Village Spartans RUFC are producing materials
Spartans 2nd XV host Manchester RUFC 3’s in a friendly on Saturday 26th Oct at Sale Sports Club. KO 3pm following the England v New Zealand Rugby World Cup Semi-Final that kicks off at 9am and can be watched on the Big Screen at our brand new clubhouse.
The Village Spartans O2 Touch squads travel up to Preston Grasshoppers on Friday evening to play an Autumn friendly against Typhoons of Lancashire RUFC in their first friendly against another International Gay Rugby Team this season. KO 7:15pm. #02Touch #O2TouchRugby
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or order a Half-Time Barm on arrival.
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.
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
An emotive, beautifully shot, short-film has been released on Sky Sports that follows the Village Spartans on tour at The Union Cup in Dublin. Produced by Sport Allies and London Film School as part of the “Spotlight” series of films, the six-minute film is available to view on Sky Sports now.
Summer Touch Rugby gets an exciting, new and ultr-sociable, Draft-Style tournament for the UK. Pioneers in Inclusive Rugby, The Manchester Village Spartans RUFC are proud
Two Spartans appear on BBC Radio’s Rugby Union Weekly Podcast, talking about our involvement in Sport Relief’ Try For Change and the club history and impact on players of all sexualities on and off the field.
Manchester Village Spartans Try For Change participants enjoy a day meeting HRH Prince Harry and playing rugby with England Rugby stars at Twickenham
Information about the Spartans Tour to the IGR Bingham Cup in Brussels 2015.