Tony Dever

It was with great sadness that the Club has learned of the untimely passing of Tony Dever.

Read Richie Beckett's words about Tony on the Rugby News page.

Tony's funeral will take place at 2:30pm on Friday 22nd March at St Asaph Cathedral, 25 High St, St Asaph, LL17 0RD. The crematorium service following the funeral is strictly immediate family only.

A reception will be held at 4:00pm at the Pavilion Theatre, The Promenade, Rhyl, LL18 3AQ.


A 29 seater minibus has been arranged by Phil Casserley to leave the Club in Holm Lane at noon, returning around 10:00pm or 11:00pm. The cost is £10.00 per person.

Please let Phil know directly on 07708 771417 if you'd like a seat on the bus.

Rugby Dinner

This year's Annual Rugby Dinner & Prizegiving will be held at the Club on Saturday 13th April at 7:00pm.

Tickets are £20.00 each and are available from Ken Owen on 0151 652 8163.

Cricket 2019

With Cricket nets starting shortly and changes to the leagues for 2019, read Cricket Captain Chris Beckett's intro to the 2019 season in Cricket News.

Some key Cricket dates for your diary are:

  • Winter Nets: Already started...
  • Season Start: Saturday 20th April (Easter Saturday)
  • Easter Social: Sunday 21st April
  • Sixes Day: Sunday 7th July
  • Presentation Evening: Friday 27th September

Based in Oxton in Birkenhead on the Wirral Peninsula in the North West of the UK, the Association runs cricket and rugby clubs from its Clubhouse in Holm Lane, Oxton, based at the HM Curphey Memorial Ground.

For further information on the Cricket Club and Rugby Club, including fixtures, results and player honours, please use the links above

The Association welcomes enquiries from anyone interested in starting to play cricket or rugby, as well as from existing players of all standards and levels of experience who would like to join us. We have a thriving Junior Rugby section that covers Under 7s to Under 15s.

In either case, simply contact us for details of our teams, facilities and membership. Whether you live locally in Birkenhead or Wirral, or further afield, we'd be pleased to hear from you.

Although Rugby and Cricket are played at different times of the year, training for both sports continues through the close seasons. If you're thinking of getting involved for the first time, why not try some out of season training?