RUGBY UNION: London Welsh seek Oxford training base

First published in Sport Herald Series: Photograph of the Author by , Sports reporter specialising in Rugby, Cricket and Athletics. Call me on 01865 425456

London Welsh RFC are looking for a training base in Oxford as the Aviva Premiership club increase their links with the city.

Welsh moved to Oxford’s Kassam Stadium this season as their Old Deer Park ground in Richmond, London was not suitable for top-flight rugby.

And now, after an impressive start to theseason, the Exiles have every hope of avoiding relegation.

The club said: “We have embarked on the search for new training facilities in the area as well as laying the foundations for a rugby academy programme in the city.”

Exiles drew a record crowd of more than 10,000 for their 34-15 defeat by London Wasps on Saturday.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree