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Welcome to the website of the Straffe Ketten RFC. In this site you can find out more about the team and its history, meet our players, check the calendar with our match results and activities, find out how to join our team as player or supporter, meet the sponsors who help us achieve our goals, and remember the amazing moments we shared at the Union Cup 2015 Brussels.

Want to try rugby? Join us next June 4th

We are always looking for new team members, so if you are curious about the sport and want to try the sport, we invite you to the training for newbies that we organise every year at our BBQ for the end of the season,

When: Saturday June 4th at 16h.
Where: Kituro Club (Avenue des Jardins 50b - 1030 Schaarbeek).
What to bring: old t-shirt, shorts, and sport shoes. Long socks optional. And don't forget the food for the BBQ!                  

If you want to contact us you can find all our details in this link. You can contact us in English, French, Flemish and Spanish.

THE BELGIAN RUGBY FEDERATION, INTERNATIONAL GAY RUGBY AND STRAFFE KETTEN RFC WILL JOIN FORCES TO TACKLE HOMOPHOBIA IN RUGBY.

The Memorandum of Understanding comes into force on Friday May 13th 2016 and it creates a framework for cooperation among the three bodies, in order to to jointly ensure that everybody feels welcome in the Belgian rugby environment. The Belgian Rugby Federation (FBRB) pledges to work together with Straffe Ketten and International Gay Rugby to combat discrimination and continue the promotion of equality and inclusiveness in the game. The concrete strategy to be deployed during the next two seasons will be developed during this summer; for the season 2016-17 we already discussed the need for a communication campaign and education actions aimed at public and players, but also at team managers and referees.

More information.

What does Straffe Ketten mean?

In Flemish Brussels dialect, a ket is a guy from Brussels, and a straffe ket is a tough Brussels boy. Ketten is the plural of ket :)
Whether you are curious to play rugby with us, or you want to become a supporter, you can become one of us!