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Historic cricketing Ashes link to Nantwich sportsman buried at Acton

Historic cricketing Ashes link to Nantwich sportsman buried at Acton

It’s one of the greatest sporting contests on the globe.

And as England and Australia square up once more for another Ashes cricketing confrontation, few will realise the significance of a quiet corner in a Nantwich cemetery.

November 22, 2017 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC crash out of Intermediate Cup at Droitwich

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC crash out of Intermediate Cup at Droitwich

By Gwil Roberts
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC’s interest in the RFU Intermediate Cup came to an end when they crashed out by losing 34 -10 at Droitwich RFC.

Crewe travelled to Worcestershire expecting a tough game, with Droitwich currently top of their league.

November 19, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Faddiley reach FA Vase Sunday semi-finals with victory over Sandbach

Faddiley reach FA Vase Sunday semi-finals with victory over Sandbach

Faddiley reached the semi-finals of the Crewe FA Sunday Vase with a 2-0 win over Sandbach Town.

Rich Ford opened the scoring early in the second half and a further goal from Joey Hilton secured the win.

November 19, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Town earn hard-fought 1-0 victory over Whitby

Nantwich Town earn hard-fought 1-0 victory over Whitby

Nantwich Town continue to pull themselves away from the relegation zone in Evo-Stik Premier League after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Whitby Town.

An early goal by Clayton McDonald was enough to earn all three points in front of more than 300 supporters at the Weaver Stadium.

November 19, 2017 1 comment Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town progress in Integro League Cup with 3-1 win over Droylsden

Nantwich Town progress in Integro League Cup with 3-1 win over Droylsden

By Steve Sharman
Nantwich Town progressed to the second round of the Integero League Cup with a comfortable 3-1 win at the Weaver over Droylsden.

Two goals in the first half through David Forbes’ penalty and Steve Jones’ close range finish were followed by Joe Mwasile’s late strike.

November 15, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC girls’ teams flourish at Vagrants club

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC girls’ teams flourish at Vagrants club

Girls rugby is taking off in style at Crewe & Nantwich after the Vagrants club achieved a historic first.

Every age group at the club was represented at matches for the first time at the weekend as the U13 and U15 girls played their first matches.

November 14, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe FC progress in FA Sunday Cup with victory over Winsford

Crewe FC progress in FA Sunday Cup with victory over Winsford

Premier Division Crewe FC had a comfortable win in the Crewe FA Sunday Cup over Division One Winsford Over 3.

Lee Mellor scored four times with hat-tricks for Tom Finch and Tristan Sword, other goals from Wayne Beggs (2) and Jon Stone.

November 12, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts blitz Newcastle 51-12

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts blitz Newcastle 51-12

Crewe & Nantwich maintained early season promotion form with a fine 12-51 away win at Newcastle (Staffs) RUFC.

It cemented their second spot in Midlands 2 West (North) Division.

November 12, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Clayton and Forbes fire Nantwich Town to victory over Matlock

Clayton and Forbes fire Nantwich Town to victory over Matlock

Ryan Batty
Goals from Harry Clayton and a double from David Forbes secured three points for Nantwich Town as they beat Matlock 3-0 at the DCJ Group Insurance Arena.

Clayton opened the scoring on seven minutes as he was played through by Troy Bourne and popped it through a defender’s legs before firing home into the bottom corner.

November 12, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Square One top Premier Division in Crewe Regional Sunday League

Square One top Premier Division in Crewe Regional Sunday League

Square One are now top of Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division after beating AFC Leopard 4-3.

It was a remarkable game in which four penalties were awarded.

November 5, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC beat Ludlow RFC 45-33

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC beat Ludlow RFC 45-33

By Gwil Roberts
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC clawed their way back from 12 points down for another fine win against Ludlow, 45-33.

Ludlow, in 8th place, arrived at second place Crewe desperate for points to avoid being dragged into a relegation battle.

November 5, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Nantwich Town heroes valiant in FA Cup defeat at League Two Stevenage

Nantwich Town heroes valiant in FA Cup defeat at League Two Stevenage

Nantwich Town were cheered to the rafters as they more than held their own for most of their FA Cup 1st Round defeat away at League Two Stevenage.

But they were ultimately undone by superior set-plays and clinical finishing, toppling out of the competition with a 5-0 defeat.

November 5, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Ex Stoke City star Higginbotham helps Nantwich prepare for FA Cup giant killing

Ex Stoke City star Higginbotham helps Nantwich prepare for FA Cup giant killing

Former Stoke City defender Danny Higginbotham has been helping Nantwich Town players prepare for their massive FA Cup 1st round tie at Stevenage.

Higginbotham joined in a recent 1st team training session at the Weaver Stadium.

October 30, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport