RUGBY clubs in Slough and South Bucks can now enter the Crabbie’s 2018 National Rugby Awards, which give recognition to clubs at all levels and their members for their contribution to the game.

Clubs of all sizes can enter the awards, which recognise achievements, as well as dedication and commitment to the sport.

The largest rugby club awards night in the world, the Crabbie’s 2018 National Rugby Awards event will be attended by rugby celebrities, Premiership players and members of the England rugby team, and will be held at the Rose Room, Twickenham Stadium on August 29.

Lucy Cottrell is brand manager at Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer. She said: “Crabbie’s is an avid supporter of grassroots rugby. Our Crabbie’s Rugby Rewards activity sees us donate kit and equipment to communities clubs up and down the country.

“The glamour of international tournaments is exciting, but the roots of rugby begin in club communities. It’s the principles learned and nurtured during the early stages that build strong foundations for players’ sporting careers.

“The extensive support network communities create around the game is invaluable, not just the players, but members and players’ families and friends too.

“There’s a real passion at grassroots level that deserves to be recognised. That’s why we would like clubs in Slough and South Bucks to join us at the Crabbie’s National Rugby Awards event to celebrate their achievements, as well as everything else that’s great about rugby.”

Chris Robshaw, an English Rugby Union player and ambassador for the Crabbie’s National Rugby Awards added: “There’s no other event that brings together all the clubs and players from all the leagues in England, providing a real celebration for all those involved in rugby.

Award categories include Rugby Club of the Year, Men’s and Women’s Teams and Players of the Year, Coach of the Year, Rugby Club Volunteer of the Year and Facility Development of the Year.

Clubs can enter for free by completing the online entry form at by June 30th 2018.

On the night follow @crabbiesuk on Facebook and twitter to see action unfold.

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