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Classes start on Saturday 21st September from 10am - 12noon

@ Towensend Memorial Hall, Clifton.

Absolute beginners classes are FREE of charge for the whole year.


Rugby Bridge Club is now on Facebook.  If you use Facebook and would like to join the RBC group please let Maria Smyth ( know and she will add you to the group. 

Anyone looking for a partner at any of the RBC sessions can post a message in the 'Find A Partner' section in the Menu Bar or click on this heading to take you to the site. 

Please contact Maria Smyth ( / 07775 755319) if you have any queries or require assistance.

Welcome to Rugby Bridge Club


Established in 1976, every year RUGBY BRIDGE CLUB continues to welcome new members.  We offer:

Regular duplicate bridge sessions (incl. tea/coffee/biscuits); EBU trained teaching sessions; monthly social competition evening; Pairs/Teams league events; fund raising charity bridge day; Bridge Holidays; friendly matches against local bridge clubs; annual charity rubber bridge tournament.

We are a non-profit making organisation run completely by volunteers.  For further information please contact our secretary David Hicks about joining Rugby’s leading bridge club.



Sadly Malcolm Taylor passed away on Friday 6th September.


A notice in the local papers will appear shortly, from his family.



WEF Monday 10th June 2019 session fees will increase from £3.00 to £3.50 (£30 for 10 pre-paid tickets) as agreed at the AGM.  Visitors pay £4.00.  The preferred method of paying for any tickets, membership fees, or anything else, to RUGBY BRIDGE CLUB, is by BANK TRANSFER to:

Rugby Bridge Club:

Bank Sort Code:        30-97-17  

Account Number:      37541668                    

After making payment, please email the treasurer on to let him know,

However, it is appreciated that there are club members who do not use Internet Banking, for various reasons.  Therefore, to assist those club members, Rugby Bridge Club now has a CARD READER machine and will be happy to accept card payments (contactless or via PIN entry) for those not able or willing to use Bank Transfer.  (This does involve a small transaction charge to the Club). payment by cheque is also acceptable, as these can now be deposited via the Business Banking App, avoiding a physical visit to the bank, by the treasurer!

We would like to encourage ALL club members, to purchase SESSION FEE TICKETSin advance, as we would like to move away from taking payment by cash, and this also gives the benefit of a a saving of £5 to ALL members with the 10th ticket in their book of tickets!


Duplicate sessions

(all with a host)

Tuesday evening at 7.15pm   Sacred Heart, 17 Lime Tree Avenue, Bilton, CV22 7QT

This is our main club night designed for more experienced players.

Wednesday afternoon at 2pm   Roger's Hall, 3 Deerings Road, Hillmorton, CV21 4EN

Aimed at beginners & improvers, this is friendly, sociable bridge with experienced help available if required.

Wednesday evening at 7pm  Roger's Hall, 3 Deerings Road, Hillmorton, CV21 4EN

Duplicate session aimed at improvers.  Please let Richard Hammond ( know before you attend any session.

Thursday evening at 7.15pm   Ex-Servicemens Club, Hillmorton, CV21 4EH

A friendly competitive duplicate session.

Friday afternoon at 1.30pm   Townsend Memorial Hall, Clifton-upon-Dunsmore, CV23 0BS

A friendly competitive duplicate session.

All duplicate sessions cost only £3.50 (£30 for book of 10 tickets) this includes tea, coffee and biscuits.

Visitors £4.00

Third Saturday evening in every month @ 6pm 'Troughers' Townsend Memorial Hall, Clifton.  Cost £4.

An opportunity to socialise with other members over an informal buffet meal followed by a handicapped duplicate bridge session at 7pm

Teaching Sessions

Saturday morning at 10.00am   Townsend Memorial Hall, Clifton

Separate sessions for beginners and improvers.  EBUTA teachers.

Learn and play at every session

Teaching sessions for new Beginners are free

Details:   Dave Owen 01788 577559,  Wendy Pattinson 01788 842258, Sue Osborne 07766 192229


OVER 70's CLUB 2019

Peter Baines & Craig Hutton - 70.05% Tues 15 Jan

Janet O'Connor & Mike Ward - 71.35% Fri 5 Apr

Pam Southern & Phil Beagley - 76.67% Thurs 6 Jun

Roger Ward & Maria Smyth - 73.18% Thurs 20 Jun

Ken Miles & Ann Burrage -79.63%  Fri 13 Sept


Congratulations to the following August 2019 promotions:

1 Star Master - Peter Baines

Master - Sid Downton

If you wish to see your personal status please visit:



The first round of the 1st session will be held on Monday 9th September in the Concert Room, Ex-Servicemen's Club, Hillmorton at 19:00 hrs.  

18th September 2019
Wednesday Evening Session
Roger's Hall 19:00
Director: Richard Hammond
Scorer: Rugby Bridge Club
19th September 2019
Thursday session
Ex-Servicemen's, Hillmorton 19:15
Director: Stuart Warne
Scorer: Rugby Bridge Club
Host: Janet Chappell
20th September 2019
Friday session
Clifton 13:30
Director: Stuart Warne
Scorer: Rugby Bridge Club
Host: Peter Langley
24th September 2019
Tuesday session
Sacred Heart Bilton 19:15
Director: Sue Osborne
Scorer: Rugby Bridge Club
Host: Bruno Speed
25th September 2019
Wednesday Evening Session
Roger's Hall 19:00
Director: Richard Hammond
Scorer: Rugby Bridge Club
26th September 2019
Thursday session
Ex-Servicemen's, Hillmorton 19:15
Director: Pam Southern
Scorer: Rugby Bridge Club
Host: Liz Edwards