Centennial Memorial Match

Welcome Teams

The program of Friday 4 November consists of a number of elements which embrace the core values, traditions and spirt of rugby.

Morning program
The RugbyEducates team will visit a local school to talk about R.E.S.P.E.C.T in the classroom, school and the Legacy of the sporting teams of HMS Timbertown 1914/18 – 2016.

Afternoon program
The teams from the Royal Navy Rugby Union (ENG/ SCO) will be officially welcomed by the city of Leeuwarden at the town hall, some 100 years after the 1916 ENG v SCO fixtures were last played in Leeuwarden.

Evening program
A Network Reception for invited local, regional and international dignitaries.

3 November

Symposium

In the evening of Thursday 3 November the Centennial Memorial events will have their kick off at the Historisch Centrum Leeuwarden. Three experts will speak on Timbertown, the Great War and sports history with a special focus on rugby.
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5 November

Memorial Rugby

Saturday 5 November is Match Day. At 14:00 the Centennial Memorial Match between Royal Navy Rugby Union teams from England and Scotland will kick off at the grounds of Rugby Club Greate Pier in Leeuwarden.

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FOR MEMORIAL RUGBY:

ENGELAND v SCHOTLAND
1916 – 2016

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