About Us

In the community

Morris Shapland Financial Services Ltd has proudly sponsored Bideford RFC since the 2000/2001 season.

We have endeavoured to support the club via our sponsored game every year which has now become a permanent fixture in our annual calendar of events.

Two of our Directors Andrew Mackenzie-Shapland and James Buckland have enjoyed success with the Chiefs over the years.  Andrew has captained the first team on four occasions (2003/4, 2004/5,2009/10,2010/11) and won the Devon & Cornwall league twice(2001 & 2011) and the Devon Junior Cup(2008) and Devon Intermediate Cup(2011 & 2012).

James has enjoyed playing his Rugby for Bideford RFC for a number of years and he has also played his part in winning the Devon & Cornwall League(2011) and the Devon Intermediate Cup(2011 & 2012).

Fellow Directors Stephen Morris and Mark Cox have also represented the club at Mini level and senior level.

Catherine, one of our Mortgage advisers sucessfully completed the London Marathon in 2014 raising money for Cancer Research UK. One of our Directors, Andrew, successfully ran the 2016 London Marathon for the North Devon Hospice and in 2017 for Children's Hospice South West.

To visit Bideford RFC website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/bidefordrfc