Saracens Tickets – An easier way to order tickets!

October 26, 2012 by paul  
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Saracens have introduced a new and easier way for you to order tickets but still benefiting Pinner Rugby Club via the Cashback scheme!

A number of people have asked over the last couple of weeks if we are still selling Saracens Tickets this season. The answer is YES, however Saracens have changed their administration system which does make my life easier. For all games at Vicarage Road and the new stadium at Allianz Park Saracens are offering Pinner Rugby Club “Cashback “ £5 for every Adult and £2 for every Under 16’s Ticket purchased.

Please note the cash back offer is not available for the Saracens v Northampton Saints fixture at Stadium MK on 30th December 2012.

To purchase tickets you must enter the Saracens website using the designated link:

www.saracens.com/pinnerandgrammariansrfc

Users will need to register /create an account if you have not purchased from Saracens before., for each subsequent purchases you will simply follow the clubs URL and login again. Users must then follow on screen instructions and to book their tickets. Please note that your Tickets will be sent via post to you direct.

If you want to sit in the same area as your friends be sure to specify the stand and block you are looking to go for as this process will let the individual choose any seat(s) within the stadium.

I would encourage everyone to use the link every time you purchase a ticket to benefit from the club CashBack scheme. Cashback is a great way for Pinner Rugby Club to make money towards purchasing new equipment and other projects to benefit our children

Latest information from Saracens RFC

February 20, 2012 by paul  
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Pinner RFC are a Saracens Club Partner. Working together we have provided reduced priced match tickets for both Vicarage Road and Wembley, organised match day pitch parades, Tag rugby matches on the pitch at half time, performed the Guard of Honour as well as developing Rugby camps during holidays at Pinner Rugby Club. As a partner club we have also access to players and trophies to enhance the awareness of rugby at Pinner Rugby Club: see below for examples.

Summer 2012
Saracens Rugby Camp – Pinner RFC

Pinner RFC are teaming up with Saracens this Summer to give you an opportunity to train with the 2010-2011 Aviva Premiership Champions.
Saracens will be holding a Two Day Skills Clinic at Pinner RFC and we encourage all Mini and Junior players to develop their rugby by attending this course. The camp, designed in consultation with the Saracens academy, is for young aspiring rugby players and will provide the perfect balance of fun, intensity, excitement and education, using modern training techniques, player focused sessions and development through game play.

A very competitive pricing structure is in place this season with a 10% online discount also available. It is recommended you book early to avoid disappointed.

Description:      Two Day Skills Clinic

Venue:             Pinner RFC

Age:                 6-16 years as at 09/08/2012

Date:                09/08/2012 – 10/08/12

Price:               Online £50.00

Hot Lunch:        Yes

To book your place or for further information on the clinic please CLICK HERE or call the community team on 01707 285 026.

Saracens will be running our most popular coaching experience on the evening of Tuesday 27th March at Saracens Amateurs RFC. The Alan Day International Players Coaching Event gives mini and junior players the opportunity to train with some of Saracens high profile players to gain some valuable advice to help with their player development on and off the field.

We wanted to make you fully aware of what we are running and it would be great to see our partner clubs involved in this fantastic opportunity. I have attached the flyer explaining the event and would be extremely grateful if you could pass it round your coaches and players a like.

The evening session that runs from 18:00 to 20:15, gives individuals the chance to cover all rugby aspects via skill stations which are delivered by some of Saracens high profile players and award winning coaches.

Players that are expected to attend are*; Brad Barritt, Steve Borthwick, Jacques Burger, Owen Farrell, Rhys Gill, Carlos Nieto, Kameli Ratuvou, Michael Tagicakibau, Richard Wigglesworth, Chris Wyles

Each participant will be given a limited edition t-shirt to train in and will have the chance to get autographs and photos with their role models at the end of the session.

The event, now in its fourth season is generally a sell-out and therefore book early to avoid disappointment as limited places are available.

This will be an experience you won’t want to miss!!!

Details:

COURSE: Alan Day International Players Coaching Event

VENUE: Saracens Amateurs RFC (N14 4AB)

DATE: Tuesday 27th March 2012

AGE: U7-U16

ONLINE PRICE: £25.00

To book a place or for further information, please visit www.rugbycamps.com/saracens or call the community team on 01707 285026

We look forward to hopefully seeing some of you at the event!!

Best Wishes

Jonathon Baker | Community Development Officer

Just in from Saracens:
I just wanted to let you know of the Breakfast event that we have on this Month, featuring John Smit, Steve Borthwick and Richard Hill.
Please find attached the PDF with all event details on. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask myself or Dan Cozens.
Many thanks and see you soon.
Kind Regards,
Hayley Beard
Group Sales Executive – Saracens Ltd.
Click on link below
Breakfast Event with John Smit


This Easter, the Saracens Community Team will be delivering camps across the community at various partner clubs and Saracens invite you to join the fun…

The Saracens Rugby Camp Programme is aimed at U6 – U16 playing age groups and provides organised, educational and structured activities utilising award winning coaches from the Saracens Community team. The camps have been designed to provide young players with a total rugby experience, contributing to their personal development on and off the field.

The Saracens coaches will instill some of the values that drive professional players, urging young talent to play with passion and commitment, respect and discipline whilst focusing on their individual and unit skill development.

Easter Rugby Camps

Saracens guarentee that this Easter will be the perfect way to end your season!!

  • 2nd April – Pinner RFC - One Day Intensive Skills Clinic £25.00
  • 2nd & 3rd April – Saracens Amateur RFC - Two Day Skills Clinic – £50.00
  • 4th & 5th April – Old Albanian RFC - Two Day Skills Clinic – £54.00
  • 4th April – Haberdashers Askes Boys School - One Day Intensive Skills Clinic – £25.00
  • 5th April – Old Grammarians RFC - One Day Intensive Skills Clinic – £25.00
  • 10th April – Barnet RFC - One Day Intensive Skills Clinic – £25.00
  • 10th & 11th April – Saracens Amateur RFC – Two Day Skills Clinic – £50.00
  • 11th & 12th April – Old Albanian RFC - Two Day Skills Clinic – £54.00
  • 12th & 13th April – Dartfordians RFC - Two Day Skills Clinic – £50.00
  • 13th April – Hitchin RFC - One Day Intensive Skills Clinic – £25.00

For further information on on all our camps running during Easter, including: venues, dates , times and prices then please visit www.rugbycamps.com/saracens or call the community team on 01707 285 026.

DANCE WITH MCFLY @ WEMBLEY ON MARCH 31ST

Saracens would like to invite EVERYONE aged 6-18 the opportunity to dance pitchside to a live performance by one of the hottest properties in UK music, MCFLY, at the internationally-renowned Wembley Stadium, during half time in the Aviva Premiership Top of The Table Clash encounter against Harlequins.

Each participant must attend ONE rehearsal session in order to learn the routine, receive a limited edition t-shirt to perform in, pitch side accreditation and information on the day. Spaces are first come first serve basis so please book early to avoid dissapointment.

  • Performer Ticket – FREE
  • Adult Ticket – £10
  • Junior Ticket – £5

Please Note: The closing date for applicants is FRIDAY 2ND MARCH 2012
CLICK HERE FOR THE MCFLY DANCE @ WEMBLEY FORM

For further information or to book your place, please click on the link below and complete the form. Alternatively please call Theresa Bouchier on 01727 793817.

For people wanting tickets for the big game @ Wembley please speak/email/text Jo as a club we get reduced priced tickets for all Saracens home matches

Some of the experiences that young players have had when Saracens RFC are involved:

Rugby Camp:

Despite inclement weather, the rain did try and spoil the days activities, although judging by the smiling faces it didn’t succeed. Players were greeted by four Saracens coaches upon entry into the clubhouse, forms filled in, introductions made then straight out onto the playing fields. Players were split into different groups depending on age and experience and rotated around all of the coaches, each developing different skills whilst having great fun.

Today the players went through a number of drills, games and skill development:

Morning and afternoon sessions

Development through game play

Individual skills & techniques

Positive Continuity

Contact avoidance

Offloading

Speed, Agility and Quickness

Tackling / Tagging Techniques

Ball Presentation

It was definitely a full on session in the morning and the orange slices offered went down a storm (even though some said they didn’t do oranges!)

Lunch was eagerly taken by all, a great spread was laid on – Spaghetti/pasta bolognese  - french bread, hot tomato soup, salad – with carrot, cucumber pepper sticks, yogurts, assorted fruit, orange/blackcurrant squash.

After a briefing session led by the coaches it was back out again for the afternoon session. At the end of the day, coaches gathered all the players for a feedback question and answer session and presented the player of the day award.

What a great start to this Rugby Camp, really looking forward to tomorrow

A much better day on Friday – clear  blue skies and no hint of rain

On Friday, the coaches built upon a lot of the skills they had introduced the day before; concentrating on

Unit skills

Breakdown Management (Rucking, Leaching, and Ball presentation progressions)
Forwards / Backs Split

The coaches commented on how much more concentration the players had on Friday and noted that all had made excellent progress

The lunch of cheeseburgers was a hit, some even asking and getting seconds!

Of course, we celebrated the birthdays of Jameel and Sam in usual Pinner style; get it down you Zulu Warrior!!

The afternoon session had players developing more specific skills to their playing positions (older groups) whilst the Tag players whizzed around the field with Tag grabbing everywhere.

This was a great 2 day camp and hopefully Pinner RFC will host another Saracens Rugby Camp in the future

Sooopa Sarries Sunday – Pinner RFC beyond pitch-side!

After a disappointing weekend of International Rugby at the World Cup; apart of course the Welsh – llon.gyfarchion , ddeisyfwn ‘ch bydew i mewn ‘r semi finals it was up to Pinner Mini and Youth Sections to brighten up the day!

After a terrific morning of training and friendly matches with a friends from Hackney Bulls many of the players and parents jumped into their cars, put on their clean Pinner tops and headed off to Vicarage Road for the Aviva Premiership match against Newcastle Falcons

Through the Saracens club Partnership program we had secured a number of tickets which allowed children to go free and for reduced prices for adults.

Apart from watching live Premiership rugby, what else caused this exodus?

Well, a great day was install for the players; representing Pinner Youth, Mini Section and players from the Little Rugby Academy were guest of Saracens and formed the Guard of Honour for both the teams as they exploded onto the pitch, being that close up we saw what giants these rugby players were and how they were focused on the game in hand, even so, one player managed to get his hair ruffled by a passing Saracens player!

During the half time interval Pinner Under 7s and Under 8s were invited to play on the pitch, demonstrating their skills during a TAG rugby game, Pinner having the honour of being the only club to be represented and enjoyed every minute running around on the quality pitch, scoring tries and taking Tags. Coaches Andy Nash and Richard Evans were extremely proud of the display you put on, their beaming smiles being broadcasted on the big screen, cheered on by over 5,000 home supporters (including a few Pinner senior members doted around the ground)

What a great experience, a great day and one that will hopefully remain in the memory of all the young players who attended.

Saracens won, by the way!

Here’s (a lot) of photographs from the day, enjoy

Oh by the way, I was interviewed by ESPN/Sky Sports News before the game, if anyone has seen it or recorded game firstly, did I look fat on the telly! and secondly, is there a copy of it I can have a butchers at? (cheers Spud)

A big thank you to Steve and Richard at Saracens and a special thank you to Jo Talbot for organising everything today

When ‘Sarrie’ met Pinner Mini and Youth Sections

Sunday 25th September saw the Aviva Trophy make its second appearance around Pinner Players within a week. To protect and also to greet was the Saracens RFC mascot ‘Sarrie’ who proved to be a popular ‘extra’ during the training session!

Photos courtesy of Saracens Community Rugby Team


Pinner RFC shine @Pinner Show with Saracens RFC and Aviva Trophy

First time out at Pinner Show – a great success

Pinner Rugby Club, with Club Partners Saracens RFC, took part in the Pinner Village Show organised by the Rotary Club of Pinner, for the first time this weekend.

The Village Show was, once again a great success – fun for all the families who ventured into the park. It contained many local charity and craft stalls, entertainments and of course Pinner Rugby Club.

Local residents and visitors from further afield came in good numbers throughout the day, despite the intermittent rain showers. The Kiddies Fun Fair, the miniature steam train and the many local charity stalls were in attendance at the Rotary Club of Pinner’s Pinner Village Show. The Merry-Downers Morris Dancers, the Harrow Concert Band and the Tug of War events kept the crowds well and truly entertained

Many Pinner Rugby Club members braved mixed weather to raise awareness of our club and hopefully gained some new players.

The day didn’t get off to a great start when Minis Chairman Spud had great difficulties putting up the club tent (a new club gazebo is on the way thankfully!) failing to recognise that you can’t put it up inside out! After a succession of Rotary Club members tried to aid the suffering Spud, former Mini’s Chairman Steve George was called into action and promptly alleviated a minor disaster.

At 10.15 the Aviva Trophy arrived on our stand along with Saracens young star Geoffrey Sella (son of French international Phillipe Sella) ready to meet and greet the local community and have their photograph taken with both Geoffrey and the trophy. As you can see, Pinner members were very keen to get their hands on the trophy and Geoffrey was fantastic throughout the day, signing autographs, showing off his skills and playing demonstration rugby – as he is currently injured this had to be limited although witnesses said that he was awesome despite a light slip resulting in getting covered in mud – a few eagle eyed passer byes saw him take his top off and remarked that suddenly they liked rugby (you can follow Geoffrey on twitter – @geof_sella)

Throughout the day, players from all levels of the club came down to support our publicity drive, seniors from the first team, club captain Reza Sibilant got his hands on the trophy with a beaming smile; the youth under 15s were out in force along with manager Brad Seiler, under 7s & 8s coach Andy Nash, a Saracens fan, also got ‘up and close’ with the silverware. Players from all squads were in presence and worked tirelessly in promoting our club; as a result many new faces were seen at training during Sunday morning, great work.

Then for something different: Pinner entered the tug of war competition; firstly testing themselves against each other then taking on all-comers, including the Morris Dancers. All succumbed to the brilliant effort by Pinner – out-right winners, well done.

The day proved to be a great success, many made their way to the club to watch some fantastic rugby in the form of the 1st XV versus Old Merchant Taylors and the Pelicans first outing of the new season versus Uxbridge 2nds (match reports and photographs on website)

Pinner Rugby Club is a club Partner of Saracens RFC and this has allowed us to bring them down to the club next Sunday 25th September for a morning of ‘Super Sarries Sunday’; where they will be once again bringing the Aviva Trophy, players, coaches and ‘Sarrie’ the mascot. It will be a fantastic opportunity to have your photograph taken with the above and be part of the Saracens Pixel wall. All welcome and please bring down your friends. The under 15s will also be playing a pre league friendly match versus Fullarians RFC (also a Saracens Club Partner).

The raffle proved to be a great success, a big thank you to Saracens again for supplying the first prize. The draw was made after training on Sunday – the winners were:

3rd Prize: a rugby ball – Les Chaffe

2nd Prize: Signed rugby ball by Austin Healey – Monty Meghjee

1st Prize: 10 match tickets for Saracens home fixture at Wembley – Max Alexander

Congratulations to them, contact will be made within the next couple of days an the first prize will be presented during ‘Super Sarries Sunday’

Pinner Rugby Club along with club partner Saracens RFC provided a unique experience at the rugby club this Sunday. With the training pitches filled with players from all age groups and a pre league friendly Under 15s fixture against Fullarians RFC a morning named ‘Super Sarries Sunday’ kicked off. Placed just outside of the Pinner clubhouse entrance was the Aviva Trophy sparkling in the sunshine, players and parents were greeted by Saracens mascot ‘Sarrie’ as they prepared for a morning of rugby.

Club President David Hiles with the Aviva Trophy (he’s the one on the left!)

It was be a fantastic opportunity to have their photograph taken with the trophy and of course Sarrie, all squads took it in turns through the morning and after training finished many of the player of the week winners muscled up to Sarrie for a memorable photo opportunity.

Pinner RFC had run a prize draw raffle during the Pinner Show the previous Saturday; the draw was made on Sunday 18th September and the winners were presented with their prizes by Pinner RFC chairman Andy Wright and Pinner RFC Mini Section Chairman Paul ‘Spud’ Talbot. A big thank you to Saracens for supplying the first prize:

1st Prize: 10 match tickets for Saracens home fixture at Wembley – Max Alexander

1st Prize: 10 Tickets to a Saracens RFC Home Match @ Wembley Stadium

Family Invitation Tickets choose from:

Saturday 10th December: Saracens vs. Ospreys (Heineken Cup)
or Saturday 31st March: Saracens vs. Harlequins (Aviva Premiership) Adults and Under 16s in the Red/Black Area

2nd Prize: Signed rugby ball by Austin Healey – Monty Meghjee

3rd Prize: a rugby ball – Daniel Chaffe

Pinner Rugby Club is part of the Saracens Club Partnership program which was first launched in the 2003/04 Season, the club partnership programme exists to develop sustainable relationships with clubs throughout the community, offering a variety of innovative services and products to that are advantageous to its members. The partnership is beneficial to the whole of club providing benefits to senior, junior and mini players as well as coaches from under sevens to senior sides.

Pinner Rugby Club is currently recruiting players of all ages and welcomes all players of all abilities to our club

Please feel free to contact Paul Talbot on 07961304740 or paultalbot17@gmail.com. Alternatively visit the website www.pinnerrugby.com or come down to the club on Sunday mornings at 10.00am and give it a go!!