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Rugby Village Bridge Club

14th November

On Monday Afternoon seven and a half tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Glenys Barton & Roy Blackmore topped North / South with 54.76. Barrie Bemand & Gordon McLachlan followed with 52.38. Pat Anning & Jim Bainbridge led East / West with 68.75 followed by John Chard & Felicity White.

On Monday Evening the penultimate Founders Championship pairs event was contested by nine and a half tables. Janet O'Connor & Mike Ward, with 68.03 just held off Malcom Melrose & Max Kynoch with 67.01. John McDermott & Brian Thorp were third with 55.36 and Ishar White & Sue Robards fourth with 54.08.

With one event to go the top of the Founders ladder is shared between Brian Mawby & David Reed and Chris Cooper & Margaret Aitchison. Malcolm Melrose & Max Kynoch are very close behind.

On Tuesday Afternoon nine full tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Jim Bainbridge & Lo Tolbutt led North / South with 66.37. Second were Terry Leary & Helen Foster with 62.20. Marilyn & David North led East / West with 56.85 only just ahead of Bob Reeve & Zena Hutchinson with 55.65.

Nine pairs played a Howell movement on Thursday Evening. Don Prowse & Graham Clarke led with 64.29; Nicky & Jim Bainbridge followed with 52.38.

We've entered five teams into each of the three Coventry League Knock Outs. A lot of action this week with mixed results, but we definitely have a team in the quarter finals of the Handicap Cap cup, well done Vintage Port and Barrelmakers, and good luck in our local derby this week!

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Rugby Village Bridge Club Staff provide:

  • Hosts
  • Tournament Directors
  • Scorers
  • Stewards
  • Catering
  • Teaching
  • Practice Session Supporters
  • Administrators.

All our players have to do is:

  1. Turn up, play, enjoy the bridge; and
  2. Make sure your partner and opponents enjoy the bridge.

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Dunchurch Village Hall
Dunchurch Village Hall

We are based in the Dunchurch Sportsfield and Village Hall which is three miles from Rugby town centre. Built in 2003, the Hall has several rooms, all with modern kitchen facilities and toilets. There are seventy off street parking places, lit at night. There are accessibility features throughout.

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The Club Room Annex
The Club Room Annex

In 2012, the RVBC moved into a virtually dedicated Club Room with a separate entrance. We have room for up to 10 tables. We store our equipment in cupboards in the room. We do not have to take tables up and down and do not have to move or stack chairs. We have our own notice board with news and results. The room includes refurbished kitchenette with fridge and dishwasher. There are clean comfortable toilet facilities, including accessible facilities. 

When the bridge is too hard.....
When the bridge is too hard.....

We serve unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits in each session, and we believe you should enjoy them. Mugs and cups are always provided and are washed hygienically in a dishwasher.


Rugby Village Bridge Club regularly supports various local and national charities. To date these have included: Warwickshire Air Ambulance; Myton Hospice; the Parkinsons Society and Hearing Dogs for the deaf.

2017 Grenfell Fire Simultaneous Pairs

ECATS reports: I think we have now had all the funds in from clubs that took part in the Grenfell Fire Pairs, and today I will be sending £7,066.80 to the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund on your behalf. Paddy Murphy, who was the organiser asks me to thank all those of you who took part and donated so generously to this appeal.

Supporting Charities

RVBC supports charities using raffles, donating table money, or otherwise, from time to time. We have supported local charities or organisations that have particular importance to members. We are always open to suggestions of organisations to support. So far we have supported the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance; the Myton Hospice and the Parkinsons Society, Dogs for the hard of Hearing, Grenfell Fire Survivors.

Simultaneous Pairs for Grenfell Survivors

August 2017

This week we raised £224 for the Grenfell Fire survivors. Club put in £1 per player on Tuesday Afternoon, £44, but you wonderful people contributed a massive £180 on top.

2016 Christmas Raffle raised 200 for Air Ambulance
2016 Christmas Raffle raised 200 for Air Ambulance

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2015 Christmas Party Raffle - Air Ambulance
2015 Christmas Party Raffle - Air Ambulance

We raised £150 for the Air Ambulance - Click to see their response smiley

2014 Christmas Swiss Pairs
2014 Christmas Swiss Pairs

Well done to all sixty four competitors. We raised £200 for the Myton Hospice from the raffle, donations and surplus on the event. 

2014 Charity Coffee Morning

We divided the proceeds between the Myton Hospice and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf.

2014 Charity Coffee Morning
2013 Christmas Swiss Pairs Raffle

At our 2013 Christmas Swiss Pairs we held a raffle and donated to the Air Ambulance. Click to see our acknowledgement.

2012 Christmas Party Proceeds
2012 Christmas Party Proceeds

Our Christmas Party in 2012 raised £200. This was presented to the Myton Hospice in March 2103.