Rugby lies at the heart of Stonyhurst’s sporting heritage. During the academic year 2021-2022, it will a hundred years since Stonyhurst made the decision to switch from football to rugby as the primary field sport.

The Centenary celebrations, initiatives and projects planned for this special anniversary include:

  • A large rugby tournament for our OS, current pupils, parents and former parents on 3rd June 2022, followed by a black tie dinner in the evening.
  • OS vs SJB match in Windsor, February 2022
  • ‘Passing It On’ Appeal to build a new distinctive rugby pavilion on Smithfield, our 1st XV pitch.


Click here to to learn more about the new rugby pavilion for Smithfield