Warringah Rugby Club and Manly Rugby Club will battle for the highly prized “Bayfield Cup” on Saturday 20 July 2019 at Rat Park.  The Bayfield Group is the official major sponsor of the Warringah Rugby Club contributing $2.3million over the past 32-years.

The Bayfield Group is a local Northern Beaches independent, family-run business with an impressive hotel portfolio that includes Dee Why Hotel, The LightBrigade, and The Belrose Hotel. Long standing local publicans Neville (deceased), Wayne, Mark, along with grand-child Kaine Bayfield, continue to uphold the family-run tradition of offering first-class hospitality in their prestigious venues. Adding to their hotel portfolio is Bayfield’s Liquor Superstores at Dee Why and Belrose, as well as its Online channel BAYFIELDS.COM.AU. Proudly local-minded, the Bayfield family have been bringing you the best brands at the best prices for over 40-years!

 This massive local derby is expecting huge crowds with an anticipated 10,000+ Warringah and Manly supporters.  The WRC operational team headed up by General Manager, Guy Fraser-Hills has planned for this home game day with the objective to host a great afternoon of grassroots rugby for everyone.

Guy Fraser-Hill says “It’s a Super Saturday for us at Rat Park with all 4 Grade sides, all three Colts sides and our Ratettes all playing on the day. There will be up to 6-operational bars at strategic locations around the ground with the first opening at 11am. We have approached some of the highly popular food stalls from the Friday Markets to supplement our normal food operations to be located next to the temporary Beer and Bundy Bar on the Southern Hill where you can buy anything from Pad Thai to Gourmet Salads. Of course Bayfield’s owned Dee Why Hotel will also be there to offer their penisular-famous cheeseburgers and pulled pork burgers as you enter the ground. There will be live entertainment from the rooftop of the new Can Bar for an hour immediately after the match to entertain the big crowd and our marvellous Hillbillies in that area. This is designed to spread the load for the hour immediately after the game prior to speeches from about 5.30pm in the Main Bar. There is also live entertainment in the courtyard of the Main Bar immediately following the match. During the day there will also be the children’s favourite, Bubble Girl, a jumping castle, face painting and Juniors/Minis from both Warringah and Manly have been invited to run ot with both teams prior to the 1st Grade kick-off. We anticipate selling close to 1,000+ buckets of hot chips which will keep our staff extremely busy in the Canteen!”

As part of the Bayfield Cup; WRC have worked with their major sponsor for their home game activation in showcasing their brands:

Bayfield’s Special Online Offer

Bayfield’s will be offering and handing out an extra-special gift voucher on the day to every single guest over the age of 18 to use online at their online store at Strictly one per guest.

Bayfield’s will also be running a huge Weber BBQ hamper pack prize draw (worth over $500) on the day and the winner will be drawn and announced at half time by a Bayfield’s representative.

Complimentary Beer & Wine Tasting

Fellow WRC sponsor Brokenwood and 4 Pines Brewery will be offering complimentary wine and beer tasting at their stands positioned right next to the Bayfield’s stand.

 Burger Comp

“WIN FREE Burgers for a year at Dee Why Hotel!*

The Bayfield family have been major supporters of the Warringah Rats since 1987.

To celebrate their ongoing sponsorship, they are giving one lucky winner FREE burgers for a year at Dee Why Hotel! Winner announced at Bayfield Cup half time.

Junior Rugby Meal Deal

Come and visit the Bayfield’s stand wearing your rugby gear* to collect a Belrose Hotel Meal Voucher.  The 1st 500 Juniors to turn up will receive a FREE kids’ meal (under u12) when a main meal is purchased OR $12 off any main meal (u12-u16).


The games on the Main Oval are:

4th Grade at 9.10am

3rd Grade at 10.25am

1st Grade Colts 11.50am

2nd Grade at 1.25pm

1st Grade at 3pm


Games on the Front Oval:

3rd Grade Colts at 9.10am

2nd Grade Colts at 10.25am

Ratettes at 11.50am

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