Welcome to Old Yardleians Rugby Football Club

  • 2016/17 Second Team: Worcs & Herefordshire Merit League 1 Champs
  • 2015/16 Winners: North Midlands Shield Plate Final v. Droitwich
  • 2014/15 The Vandals: Sport Solihull Team of the Year Award
  • 2014/15 The Vandals: Worcs & Herefordshire Merit League 2 Champs
  • 2013/14 League Champions Midlands 3 West South
  • 2013/14 The Vandals: Worcs & Herefordshire Merit League 3 Champs
  • 2012/13 Midlands Junior Vase Winners
  • 2012/13 North Midlands Vase Winners
  • 2012/13 League Champions Midlands 4 West South
  • 2012/13 Greater Birmingham Club of the Year
  • 2012/13 North Midlands Society of Referees Club of the Year
  • 2012/13 Old Yards Vandals: Greater Birmingham Merit League Champions
  • 2012/13 Sport Solihull Awards: Team of the year 2013

Old Yardleians Rugby Club prides itself on its friendly atmosphere, excellent facilities and competitive teams throughout the age groups. We regularly field three senior teams and have a thriving minis and juniors section.

Latest Old Yardleians News

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Gwen Parkins - Rest in Peace

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 12:00

Some club members may already have heard but Dick Parkins has asked me to formally relay this bad ne ...more...

An update from the Committee

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:00

Hoping you are all keeping safe and well. At least the weather has been kind to us whilst in lock-do ...more...

Very sad news - Kieran Thorn ( May he rest in peace )

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:00

Over the last two to three years the club has lost a considerable number of our members as a result ...more...

Financial General Meeting on Tuesday 10th December 2019

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 12:00

A notice for all rugby club members:We are going to hold a Financial General Meeting (FGM) - to pres ...more...

A tribute to Bert Black from our man overseas

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 12:00

Further to Mick Ison’s excellent tribute, I would like to add a few thoughts of my own.I was club ca ...more...

The world of rugby will never be the same.

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 12:00

We sadly have to bring you the news of the passing away of Bert (Keith) Black.He has been suffering ...more...

A little touch of anti climax

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 12:00

Saturday arrived, so having weighed up the options it was a case of a short journey down to the Tile ...more...

I think they call it cautious optimism rather than excitement.

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:00

A much better start to the seasonHaving tried all the wrong things, we are hopefully going to revert ...more...


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:00

Having suffered two dreadful seasons when our only achievement was relegation, it is now time to put ...more...

Sean Kenwrick - funeral arrangements and coach transport

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 12:00

The following information was received from Sean's family over the weekend;"We will be saying goodby ...more...

Sean Kenwrick - Oct 1965 to April 2019

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 12:00

It is with immense sadness that we have to announce the passing of one of the club’s greatest player ...more...


Sat, 16 Mar 2019 12:00

On the playing front there is not a lot to report but the six nations title race has been fascinatin ...more...

Function Room Hire

To hire the clubhouse for social functions please ring Pat on 07531 660400 or send an email: bookings@oldyardsrugby.co.uk
Click here to see photos of our function room.
Click here to view current room bookings.

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Minis & Juniors Blog

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Club Sponsors

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A-Star - Traffic Management Plans, Road Closure and Diversions, Temporary Traffic lights. We serve England from Birmingham, Gloucester & Sleaford.
Stephen & Philip Painter | Funeral Directors Birmingham
Erdington Glass & Glazing
Sabian Consulting
Oasis Air Conditioning, Birmingham
Forward Industrial
NU-GEARS LTD, Birmingham
Prima Carpet Cleaning Solihull
E H Smith


Senior teams:
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7.00 to 8.30 p.m.

U13 and U14:
Wednesday, 7.00 to 8.30 p.m.

Minis & Juniors (U7 - U16):
Sunday, 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

Players must make the effort to be punctual. Players are expected to do additional fitness work in their own time.

Join Us

Become a member at Old Yardleians RFC

We are always on the look out for new players at Old Yardleians. Young or old, large or small, you will be very welcome.

For those whose playing days are behind them, you are very welcome to become a social member and take advantage of the competitively-priced bar!

England Rugby Accredited Club

England Rugby Accredited Club Mark