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Girls Section Awards Night

Weds May 1st saw the club host the Girls Section Awards Night. So much to celebrate with over 200 players, coaches and parents crammed into our fabulous clubhouse. Bountiful highlights were shared including.
  • 132. The number of players in the section. The 2nd largest section nationwide. Remember, it’s just 11 years since David McGuigan made the tentative steps in offering girls rugby.
  • 27 coaches, of which 12 are Level 2 qualified and 2 of which are Advanced coaches.
  • Across the section we were involved in 86 friendlies, festivals, and competitive fixtures. That’s 11 more than last season.
  • Our u14 and u18’s groups were successful enough to reach the final of the Surrey Waterfall Cup, with our u18’s being victorious.
  • Super impressively we are National Cup Regional Winners at both u16 and u18 level.
  • 15 or our girls have represented Surrey at u16 and 18 levels.
  • 2 of our u18 have played within Harlequins CoE all season.
  • 3 of our girls are representing England Touch.
  • 29 girls are part of the EggChasers 7’s southeast academy, with 2 of our u18’s plying for the Women’s Elite squad..
  • 6 of our u16/ & u18 girls have been selected for Scotland trials.
  • On Apr 27th 2 of our star players, Laila Hassan & Lauryn Walter who only left the section in 2022 played for Ealing Trailfinders and beat Quins at the Stoop is a pro game. These players are currently studying at Brunel Uni via our pathway partnership with Ealing Trailfinders.

The night saw the following players recognised.


U12       Winner Daisy. Runners Up Amelie & Olivia
U14       Winner Sophie. Runners Up Flic & Ella
U16       Winner Alex. Runners Up Amelie & Jocelyn
U18       Winner Mollie. Runners Up Maya, Hati, Gwen & Liv

Most Improved

U12       Winner Georgie. Runners Up Emma & Ela
U14       Winner Amber. Runners Up Saffy & Julia
U16       Winner Sienna. Runners Up Sofia, Neve & Zeta
U18       Winner Erica. Runners Up Maya, Misty, Izzie & Lilly

Players Player

U12       Winner Saffron. Runners Up Charlotte & Georgie
U14       Winner Jess. Runners Up Liv & Aliza
U16       Winner Rowan. Runners Up Mollie, Jocelyn & Mia
U18       Winner Ella. Runners Up Mollie, Maya, Tilly, Gwen & Liv

Coaches Player

U12       Winner Megan. Runners Up Saffron & Megan C
U14       Winner Erin. Runners Up Sophia, Jess, Aliza & Isla
U16       Winner Pip. Runners Up Mia, Imogen & Molly
U18       Winner Gwen. Runners Up Ella, Hati, Bethany, Ruby & Lily

Smith Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Girls Section

Jason Perfitt

The McGuigan Cup for Outstanding Commitment to the Girls Section

Our u18 leavers (Emma, Liv, Gwen, Maya, Hati, Mollie, Chloe, Eloise, Freya, Millie & Sian)

Thank you to all our players, coaches, managers, first aiders and sponsors for another remarkable season. Big thanks to Simone, Ray, and Paul for their brilliant efforts with the photo booth!

If you would like to recognise any of our fantastic volunteers you may wish to visit the Reigate & Banstead Volunteer Awards 2024.

Enjoy and well-earned break. See you at Summer training.

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