Nyon Rugby Club, Switzerland

NYON RUGBY

HISTORY

The club was founded in 1972. Home matches at the Colovray Sports Centre which is under the management of UEFA. The club runs two senior men’s sides, a ladies team, a veteran’s team and has a large junior section (U16 and U18) both playing in the national leagues.

The men’s teams train on Tuesday and Thursday,  the ladies team (Mermaids) and juniors sections train on Monday and Wednesday.

Off the field, Nyon Rugby Club contributes to community life and volunteers in many local events. Since its inception, the club has run a bar at the Paelo Festival and organized an annual loto event.

The club is a member of the l’Association des Sociétés Sportives Nyonnaises (ASSN)  the Association Vaudoise de Rugby (AVR) and the Swiss Rugby Federation (FSR).

Nyon 1972 1973

Nyon 1972-1973

Early history
Nyon started playing in the 2nd division (League National B) of the Swiss championship in 1972 and played their home matches in La Vuarpillière area of the town. In the late 1970s, the club moved down to the lakeside at Colovray for training sessions and home matches. The Colovray Sports Centre was re-developed in 1989 and since 2010 is under the management of UEFA (The Union of European Football Associations), which has its administrative center on site.

TROPHIES

  • Champions LNA
    • 1996
    • 2005
    • 2008
    • 2016
    • 2017
  • Champions Excellence A 2019
  • Champions LNF-A 2019
  • Champions M18 2017
  • Champions M18 7s 2017

WHERE TO FIND US

  • On the shores of lake Geneva
  • 15 minutes from Geneva
  • 20 minutes from Lausanne
  • 20 minutes from Geneva Airport
  • Well served by public transport
Centre Sportif Colovray

Nyon Rugby Club Committee 2023-2024

THIERRY HOCHSTRASSER
THIERRY HOCHSTRASSER
PRESIDENT
SEBASTIEN WILLEFERT
SEBASTIEN WILLEFERT
VICE PRESIDENT
PETER JONES
PETER JONES
VICE PRESIDENT
DAN FLESHER
DAN FLESHER
TREASURER
JORG BRUSCHWEILER
JORG BRUSCHWEILER
SPONSORING
DARREN HART
DARREN HART
COACH J&S
ALINE DUPERREX
ALINE DUPERREX
FEMININE
FRED MOUSSET
FRED MOUSSET
EVENTS

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