Burnley Rugby club step up preparations for new season against Ripon

Rugby Union
Rugby Union

Burnley Rugby Club continue their build up for the coming season with a friendly at home to Yorkshire side Ripon tomorrow at 2-30 p.m.

The club have appointed Luca Angelone as captain, and he is delighted with the honour, following in the footsteps of brother Nino.

Luca said: “I am proud to captain my hometown team and be elected by my fellow players, following on from my brother’s good work.”

On Sunday, the annual inter-club tournament sevens takes place starting at 12-30 p.m., with a barbeque,

The Under 17s will also be doing a car wash from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a fundraiser for the tour to Germany.

Senior training takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays at the club each week at 7 p.m., and on Sundays for all juniors at 10 a.m. New players or anyone thinking of taking up the game are always welcome.