In the first half of the 1970's SRUFC went to a couple of tours to Manchester, England. Many are the stories from that time, and we hope to hear them all on site. One of the most talked about memory from Manchester is the legendary mud-game, with the following cold mud bath in a single tub. Luckily, we do not have any images from the bath, but we went deep down in our archives and managed to find a few pictures from the game itself.
As you browse through these vintage photos (Thanks to Thomas Eriksson for letting us use them.), you now have a chance to re-live the spirit and feeling from those tours by signing up for our 50th Year Anniversary Tour. If you are a member of the facebook players page, you can sign up there. If not, contact Alex Eliasson, Peter Wiklund, Emil Telsgård or Peter Hermansson.
FLIGHTS (Brussels Airlines):
Thursday 12th April
Flight number SN2324
06:50 Göteborg -> Brussels Airport 08:40
Layover 1h 20mins
Flight number SN2173
10:00 Brussels Airport -> Manchester Airport 10:20
Sunday 15th April
Flight number SN2178
17:45 Manchester Airport -> Brussels Airport 20:00
Layover 0h 55mins
Flight number SN2319
20:55 Brussels Airport -> Göteborg 22:40
The above flights may now be more expensive, but there are other flights for better prices.
Premier Inn Manchester Salford Central hotel. Negotiated price: £155 (ca 1 800 SEK) for three nights including English buffet breakfast. We have booked a number of rooms. Contact Emil Telsgård to confirm your space.
Dress Code: Tour Polo Shirt
10:20: Land in Manchester
12:00: Settle in the hotel. Grab a pint and a pie for lunch
13:00: Visit "Imperial War Museum North" (10 minute walk from the hotel)
16:00: Make our way to the Northern Quarter for drinkies and "Street Rugby"
Dress Code: Optional before match. Shirt and tie after match
11:00: Guided walking tour of Manchester (starts at 11:00, 15 minute walk from Hotel)
15:00: Captains Lunch
16:00: Make way to Sedgley Park RUFC
19:00: Match vs Sedgley
20:00: Party at Sedgley Park RUFC
Dress Code: Optional
12:00: Train to Warrington (30 minutes away)
13:00: Pints in Chris Regan's Local
15:00: Super League Rugby: Warrington Wolves vs Hull KR
18:00: Train back to Manchester
19:00: Night out in Manchester
Dress Code: Optional
12:00 Own time. (Ethiad Stadium???)
15:00 Head to airport