Oadby Wyggestonians Rugby Club
Description Oadby Wyggestonians Rugby Club
Oadby Wyggestonian RFC was formed in 1971 as an amalgamation of two long established local clubs, Old Wyggestonian RFC and Oadby RFC.
Old Wyggestonian RFC was founded in 1921 as a club for former pupils of Wyggeston School, their home from 1935 being the Oadby Road ground that is now Oval Park, which is still owned to this day by the Old Wyggestonian Association.
Oadby RFC, having formed in 1888, was (and still is) one of the oldest rugby clubs in Leicestershire, and played for many years at the playing fields on Uplands Road in Oadby.
In 1992, Leicester Tigers took out a long term lease from the Old Wyggestonian Association, enabling them to share the ground with Oadby Wyggs and use it as their principal training ground, a partnership that has resulted in the facilities we enjoy today.
The clubhouse bar and lounge area are available for hire for private functions with the required public liability insurance.
We have a decent selection of beer and ales always available. We currently have Batemans XB, Guinness, Boddingtons, Castlemaine XXXX, Stella Artois, and Strongbow all on draught. Also we have a guest ale which is changed about every two weeks. Past guest ales have included Timothy Taylor Landlord, Wells Bombardier, Marstons Pedigree, Shepherd Neame Spitfire, Fullers London Pride, Morland Old Speckled Hen, Adnams Broadside, Batemans Hooker and Nethergate Jolly Roger.
The Room capacity is for 120 people, With a large screen TV with Sky for general viewing or this can be used for presentations - just hook up the TV to your laptop
We have a fully functional commercial kitchen, which you can use to do your own catering or we can provide catering for all your needs - Hot or Cold. Our catering team offer outstanding food at excellent prices.
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Nearby transit stationsOadby Wyggestonians Rugby Club
- 165 ftThe Oval (ADJ)40
- 296 ftThe Oval (opp)40
- 722 ftShenley Road (adjacent)40
Car ParksOadby Wyggestonians Rugby Club
- 0.58 miJunction RoadFree parking
- 0.61 miSandhurst StreetCost: £2.70
- 0.64 miSpring LaneFree parking
- 0.67 miFrederick StreetFree parking
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