Exiles come home and join the community to tackle COVID-19

Hounslow Council and London Irish RFC have worked together in lockdown to mark the arrival of the club at their new home in the Borough and to send a covid-19 message to residents and fans alike.

Published: Tuesday, 17th November 2020

Image of Cllr Candice Atterton.

The Exiles' season kicks off at the weekend and they will face Leicester in their first game at the Brentford Community stadium on November 29th.

The club had an important COVID -19 message for fans and Hounslow residents alike.


Councillor Candice Atterton, Hounslow Council's Cabinet Member for Cabinet Member for Adults, Social Care and Health said, 

"London Irish RFC's return to the capital is matter of great pride to everyone in Hounslow, which they have chosen as their new home. We're delighted they have become part of our One Hounslow community. We all wish them every success for the coming season.

"We are also very grateful they have chosen to start a long, successful partnership with us, their supporters and the people of Hounslow with such an important message. By working as a team to bring down coronavirus rates we can begin to look forward to being back on the terraces, cheering on The Exiles!"

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