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 Gala Dinner in the evening. Click here to buy tickets.
  • 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 view our dedicated Rugby Centenary website.

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