KICKING OFF Free way to promote your rugby club

rugby is backWe are halfway through the league season with rugby union set to take centre stage again with next month's Six Nations, capturing the media spotlight and the sporting public's imagination.

Now is as good a time as any to promote your rugby club and possibly attract new players, returning players or potential supporters/volunteers/sponsors.


SWSN GUIDE to #womensrugby on twitter

Following the massive success of our at-a-glance twitter guides, we turn our attention to the expanding oval world of women's rugby teams and players on twitter - especially those from South West England and South Wales.

It's free to add your team to this guide, just contact me via @swsportsnews to be added.



London Cornish RFC 1st team squad 210913 

  London Cornish RFC first team pictured September 2013 by Ben Gilby

back row l to r director of rugby Dickon Moon, Ian Keith, Dave Soar, Matt Hakes, Harry Somers, Chris Anstey, Ben Ievers, Luke Spells, Mike Bond, Oliver Low, coach Marc Bertrand

front row head coach Tom Sincock, Phil Francis, Tim Homan, Sam Williams, captain Dave Theobald, Mark Osei-Tutu, Will Carew-Gibbs, Phil Jones, Robin Heymann, Adam Rae

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SWSN RUGBY guide to your club on twitter

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National rugby union bodies

Rugby Football Union @EnglandRugby

Welsh Rugby Union @WelshRugbyUnion

Scottish Rugby Union @Scotlandteam

Irish Rugby Football Union @irfurugby



neath rugby logoPrincipality Premiership side Neath RFC were the first Welsh rugby club to track us on twitter.

Links were quickly established.


SWSN guide to Welsh rugby clubs on twitter

Welsh Premier League







TRELAWNYS ARMY Supporters Club

trelawnys army logoSouth West Sports News followers may have gathered a long-time ago that I am proudly Cornish born and raised - yup, apologies Cornwall but obviously I had nothing to do with it at the time. Blame Bruce.

What will not become apparent – unless you were among our early twitter pack of followers – is that Bill Hooper was on-the-ball with SWSN straight from kick off.


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