|Hornby Rugby Football Club||
John Catchpole - Club President
John joined the club in 1959 playing under 5 stone. John played through the grades and played in the 1st full senior side the club had in 1975. John played seniors through till 1983. After seniors John played in the 4th grade A side, which went unbeaten for 5 seasons winning 83 games in a row. During his 4th grade days John joined the committee and became club captain, a roll he held for 12 years. In 2007 John became president taking over from Grant Boyce and is still in that position today. In 2012 John was made a life member of the club in recognition of his outstanding contribution to our club and the community.
Lyn Anderson - Bar Manager
Most of you know me in my current role as Bar Manager, where I have been since 2007.
Before then I held the role of Secretary for the club from 2004.
I have been involved with Hornby RFC since 1976 supporting my now brother in law Neville Wilson(sword).
My daughter Jess has played rugby at the club since she was 7 years old starting out in Juniors then onto play for the Women's team,
My husband George played for the club from a young age and after a break came back to play in Senior grades for about 20yrs.
I love being involved in such a great family Club
Ross joined the Management Team in 2016 taking on the role of Club Captain from 2017, but has been part of the club for many years.
Further information to follow
Chairperson - Situation Vacant
Kevin Dorgan - Club Patron
Kevin joined Hornby Rugby Football Club in 1975. Along with Doug Frampton, Kevin coached U9-U14. Kevin served 5 years on the JAB for the Canterbury Rugby Football Union. Kevin has also served 5 years on the clubs committee. During his time in the club Kevin refereed the touch 7's modules for 14 years and was responsible for arranging referees. Amazingly, Kevin has also refereed rugby for 40+ years. Kevin is a long standing member of the "Friday Night Club" (39 years) and takes pride of place at "the table." It is for all of the above reasons that Kevin has been appointed as our Club Patron and Life Member of the HRFC. In 2015 Kevin was made a life member of the club in recognition of his outstanding contribution to our club and the community.
Glen White - Club Treasurer
2007-2015. Glen joined the club in 1995 first playing Division 2 rugby and then as part of the successful Division 1 sides from the late 1990’s where he played 150 senior games and also represented the Ellesmere representative team. Glen remains Club Treasurer after stepping down in 2015 from Committee.
Steve Deans - Junior Club Captain
A proud member of the Hornby community. I have been involved with the Hornby Rugby Club since 2010. Enjoying many of years as a coach and volunteer and occasionally putting my boots on for Div 3. I step into the Junior Club Captain role in 2017 to assist in continuing to grow a very strong junior club and to ensure a great experience for all children involved
Jess Hawkins - Club Secretary
I have been involved with the Hornby Rugby Football Club for many years primarily as a spectator. My partner and two boys all play for the club. I am an all weather, cheering, mud cleaning, photo taking rugby mum. I have recently taken on the role of secretary and look forward to helping this family oriented club move forward into the future.