First part of the season over. An overview

Last Sunday Nov 16th we came back from Namur with a hard-fought victory against the second team of the XV Namur. The result, Namur XV 2   7-13    Straffe Ketten, proves that the match was very open, and any team could have won. But the Straffe Ketten believed in this victory…

Straffe Ketten standing against homophobic abuse during last England – New Zeland match

Last Saturday November 8th, sad incidents happened at Twickenham stadium (and we do not refer to the defeat of the English national team against the All Blacks). During that matchm referee Nigel Owens was once again the target of homophobic abuse, as refered by an espectator that took action and…

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Straffe Ketten at the Brussels Pride

The annual Gay Pride on May 17th was a blast with an estimated 100,000 people out on the sunny streets of Brussels. Of course, the Straffe Ketten joined, wearing the rugby shirt with pride. And proud we were, showing off our new banner ‘Union Cup is coming to Brussels’, coinciding…

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A calendar and a party!

Did you enjoy our wild parties at Smouss in 2011, 2012 and 2013? On Saturday 23rd November, join us at Biberium (Cantersteen 55, Brussels) and party all night with the models of our 2014 Straffe Ketten calendar, and all players! Join & share the Facebook event page for the party….

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2014 photo calendar out soon!

Check out the teaser video for our 2014 photo calendar, shot by Norton Cooper! Presales will start soon. Thx to Jean-Yves Legendre for the video!

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Start of season 2013-2014

Ready for the next season??? We’re back on the training grounds on Thursday, August 1st! For six weeks we’ll prepare for our second season in the LBFR league with our new coach Samuel Drai. Same place, same time: we’re training at Kituro in Schaerbeek, 19:45 in the changing room, 20:00 sharp…

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Straffe Ketten RFC to host 2015 Union Cup in Brussels

Brussels to host 2015 Union Cup The Union Cup is Europe’s largest gay and gay-friendly rugby tournament. In 2015 it will take place in Brussels, as local team Staffe Ketten RFC won the right to host the event. This was announced on Saturday 25 May in Bristol, UK. The Brussels…

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The Union Cup in Brussels in 2015?

Rugger friends from all over Europe! The Straffe Ketten would love to welcome you guys to Belgium for the 2015 Union Cup! With its growing love for rugby, its lively gay scene, its fantastic beers, its stunning architecture and its ideal location at the crossroads of Europe, Brussels would be the…

Les Straffe Ketten plaquent la radio

Hier, Sean et Jean-Yves étaient sur La Première, dans l’émission “On n’est pas rentré”! Ils se sont beaucoup amusés avec les chroniqueurs, qui ont beaucoup aimé l’idée des Straffe Ketten. Vous pouvez réécouter ça sur le site de la RTBF, et télécharger le podcast pour vos archives historiques! Voyez aussi…

Match cancelled!

Today’s match is cancelled due to the snow. New date to be announced asap.

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Join us to celebrate 3 years of rugby – 6 April 2013

Saturday 6 April 2013 @ Smouss, Rue du Marché au Charbon 112, Brussels Baby SK is growing up… In April we’re turning 3, let’s party!!! We’ve got so much to celebrate: 3 years of rugby, our first official season in the Belgian competition, great teammates, and of course we wanna celebrate YOU,…

Follow SK on Twitter @StraffeKetten

Better late than never… SK’s now got a Twitter account: https://twitter.com/StraffeKetten And by the way — yesterday we won again! We beat Forest 2 33-27, after a tough match in a sleet-covered pitch. So we’re now #5 in our pool of 7 teams, which is a lovely way to finish 2012!

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Sunday 2/12 Straffe Ketten / Forest 2

13:00 @ Kituro RC, 50a avenue des Jardins/Bloementuinlaan, 1030 Schaerbeek The first leg of the season is already over, with 6 games behind us  — including one unexpected forfeit but also, happily, our first victory last Sunday against XV du Cerf. This Sunday marks the beginning of the season’s second…

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Who are we?

We're a fun & social (mostly) gay rugby team in Brussels. We're open to beginners and experienced players from all walks of life. Come & join us!

Matches: next dates and results

Check our next matches and the results of the matches we played so far, since 2010. Sometimes we win, sometimes we lose, but it's always fun!.

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Calendar 2014: teaser!

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