World in union: rugby writers are having a party

The Rugby Union Writers’ Club invite all World Cup-accredited media to a party in Twickenham on the evening of Monday October 19, starting from 7pm.

rugby world cupStaged at the Stokes and Moncrieff pub (13 Richmond Rd, Twickenham, TW1 3AB), there will be free food and drinks (until our tab runs out!), courtesy of the club and the evening’s sponsors, William Hill, and we hope in particular the journalists visiting England from overseas will be able to attend and accept our hospitality.

There will also be three special guests who have played in World Cup finals present: Simon Shaw, Ali Williams and Nathan Sharpe.

To assist with catering, please email RUWC vice-chairman Sarah Mockford to confirm your attendance:

  • The SJA is the largest member organisation of sports media professionals in the world. Join us: Click here for more details
  • This year, the SJA’s nominated good cause is The Journalists’ Charity. To find out more and how you can donate on a one-off or regular basis, go to


Tue Oct 20: Young sports journalists’ networking drinks – book your place here

Tue Dec 1: Young sports journalists’ networking drinks – Details to be announced

Thu Dec 17: SJA British Sports Awards, sponsored by The National Lottery


Mon Feb 22: SJA British Sports Journalism Awards dinner, sponsored by BT Sport