Club fees and examples

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Medway Rugby Football Club operates a strict ‘Don’t Pay – No Play’ policy.

As proposed and approved at the AGM held on 24th May 2019:-

* The annual club membership fee per family families and non playing adults have increased slightly by £3

* The additional annual age group / section specific playing fees will remain frozen as below

As a result of the RFU Age Grade Competition review:-

* Age bandings are more becoming reflective of the education system with greater alignment of the transitions in clubs and schools

* U11’s become the last age group for mixed gender games, with U12 and U13 forming the transition format towards 15 a side rugby  – Starting with U14’s.

Club membership runs from 1st August until 31st July (see note 1) and is the sum of the Club/Family Membership PLUS any relevant Playing Fees.  See the examples link below.

Club/Family Membership                                                                                   2019-20
Full Season Fees
Club membership for playing families £88 (see note 2A) £3
Club membership for non-playing adults £63 (see note 2B) £3
VPA Membership £192 per annum / £16.00 per month (see note 5) £6 pa / £0.50 pcm
Additional playing fees 2019-2020
Full Season Fees
Minis (under 6) £20 (see note 3) Nil
Minis (under 7 to through to and including under 11) £40 (see note 3) Nil
Youth (under 12 through to and including under 18) £60 (see note 3) Nil
Adult discounted rate for men and women who are full time students or apprentices £60 (see note 4) Nil
Adult full rate for Men £140 Nil
Adult full rate for Women £100 Nil

Fee examples 2019-20

Note 1: For those joining the Club after 31 December 2016 the membership and playing fees are half what would normally be due in a full season

Note 2A: Family membership includes the lead person’s partner and any of their children under 18 years of age as at the start of the season (1 September 2016). Anyone over 18 at the start of the season is expected to join the club in their own right.

Note 2B: This reduced fee for Social Membership has been introduced as a pilot to encourage retention of parents when their children stop playing. The membership excludes the lead person’s partner and their children. Note that this price is per adult, so if a family with 2 parents both wish to remain members after their children stop playing, then the family club membership would be more cost effective for them.

Note 3: Families with more than two players in the Youth and/or Mini sections only pay for the eldest two children

Note 4: Those paying the discounted rate must evidence their eligibility for the discount to their respective team manager.

Note 5:  Click here to learn about the Vice Presidents Association and how to join.

The fees shown are current. Fee increases are discussed and voted on at the club AGM towards the end of each season. If you find it difficult to pay the amounts please contact your manager or the Club’s Chairman. All other questions on memberships and/or playing fees should be directed in the first instance to the relevant manager, or otherwise to the Membership Secretary Jeff Robertson direct via