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Celtic Newsletter - 5 February 2021

Welcome to February (yep where did that go?!)

So encouraging to see numbers at training and a big thunbs up to our EuroAgri Colts who hae been very responsvie with their regos. Keep them coming boys' so we can stand alone!!

Celtic Centenary

Your now late if you are coming. Get 'em in, quick as!! Thanks Steve D for the great write up in the Guardian this week.

Celtic Centenary Easter 2021

Should you wish to attend, now is the time to confirm your attendance. Registrations are due by February 1st so please don't delay.

Please use the link below to fill out the Registration Form.


Friday 2 April

Registration evening :) including 2 hours catering, fill your bread buns with roasted meats and delicious extras - $20pp

Saturday 3 April

Photos. Rugby followed by dinner at the Ashburton Raceway, with live band. Spit Roast with vegetables, salad, bread and dessert - $80pp

Sunday 4 April

Mass followed by  JAB rugby/skills and complimentary BBQ

Centenary Publication

We will be publishing a Centenary Publication covering the clubs history over the past 100 years. Lots of team photos in both b&w and colour. This book is available at cost price - S20

A centenary club tie will also be available for purchase on the weekend.

Looking forward to seeing you.

Ashburton Celtic RFC Centenary Committee.


Please use this dedicated bank account with your full name as reference ANZ – Ashburton Celtic RFC - 06-0837-0363655-03 or cheques to Ashburton Celtic Centenary, PO Box 79, Ashburton 7700 - Club merchandise will be available during the weekend for purchase.


Working Bee - Saturday 13th February

This is to bring all the furniture back into the Clubrooms after a commercial clean. Hands from 8am please. 


Registrations 2021

All OPEN GRADE players from 2020 have been emailed a link with an invite to re-register for the 2021 season. Please attend to this ASAP.

Any new OPEN GRADE players to the district or those wanting to join us this season. Please register via


JAB yours are to follow shortly :-)


Celtic Golf - Sunday 21st February

DRAW to follow.

9.30am for registration. 10am tee off.

$35pp - CASH 

BYO during the round then cash bar at the Tinwald Golf Club.

Two on course bbq's with yummy Angel Bay burgers and BLT's inc. in entry.

Bring cash/coins for non- golfing activities during the round (one in particular will have you queued up in anticipation lol)

Raffles and auction - Big tickets items up for grabs as always.


Finally a shout out and Happy Significant Birthday Kevvy Hurley. A long weekend to celebrate and recover.

Enjoy Waitangi weekend.


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