Fun, Fraternity, Friendship and Family!

Like a number of other sports, Rugby is available for the over 35+ who wish to play – and enjoy – the Game they have loved for years … and in many cases, years and years!! This is not uncompromising competition but rather the means of cementing friendships and enjoying the company of some of life’s most unforgettable characters on and off the field. Rugby has created an exceptional global fraternity and this is happily inherent

Our next festival

The 16th EGOR (European Grand Old Rugby) Festival, will be taking place in 2021 in Verona, Italy. It will be hosted by I Cangrandi. The website of the festival can be found at https://www.egor2021.it/en/

Future festivals

Should your club be interested in Hosting a future EGOR (European Grand Old Rugby) Festival, such as the one in 2023, please contact us.

An introduction video

During early 2015, EGOR President – Dave McDonald – was working with three Media Students from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland making a DVD about Oldies Rugby.

Thanks go to the Placement Students –  Kirstin Gault, Ifigeneia Moutsou and Lauren Ritchie. Well Done !

Find a team

If you do not have an Oldies Team but would like to create one and find out more,  email secretary@europeangrandoldrugby.org