Rugby

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC helps raise £6,500 for MIND in charity festival

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC helps raise £6,500 for MIND in charity festival

A rugby festival organised by Crewe & Nantwich RUFC raised an incredible £6,500 for MIND.

More than 400 people attended the Vagrants-based club event including England International Stars and Crewe & Nantwich RUFC alumni Ben and Tom Curry.

May 13, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC celebrate Cheshire Bowl win over Winnington

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC celebrate Cheshire Bowl win over Winnington

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC’s cup final victory was “just reward” for their efforts, said head coach John Farr.

The 1sts triumphed 21-8 over Winnington Park in the final at New Brighton.

April 24, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies complete double with cup victory against Plymouth Albion

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies complete double with cup victory against Plymouth Albion

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies completed an incredible league and plate double with a resounding 55-19 victory against a skilful and competitive Plymouth Albion side at Derby RUFC.

April 17, 2019
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Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts cruise to 15-40 win at Veseyans

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC eased to a fine victory away at Veseyans in their final away game of the season.

But it was a tougher test than the previous week’s 108-0 demolition of Telford to help prepare them for their Cheshire Cup final on April 20.

April 9, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies clinch promotion in thumping play-off win

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies clinch promotion in thumping play-off win

Crewe and Nantwich Ladies booked their place in Championship 2 League for next season with an emphatic 64-5 victory against Bishop Auckland Ladies in the National Challenge play-off at Skipton.

Bishop Auckland went into the game unbeaten this season in their parallel league in the North East, winning all 12 of their fixtures.

April 1, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies win league with 82-7 victory over Kendal

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies win league with 82-7 victory over Kendal

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies won the National Challenge 1 in compelling style with a rout of Kendal Wasps at Crewe Vagrants – their second league win in just four league seasons.

Crewe opened their league season with a hard fought 33-22 win at Kendal in the first game of the season.

March 20, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich 1sts earn bonus point win over Stafford

Crewe and Nantwich 1sts earn bonus point win over Stafford

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts earned a bonus point over Stafford at the Vagrants, despite a poor first half showing.

The hosts eventually ran out 31-17 victors, despite being without the services of both regular second rows, Wright out injured and Allcock with work commitments.

March 14, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies crash to first league defeat of season

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies crash to first league defeat of season

Crewe and Nantwich Ladies crashed to their first league defeat of the season in a bruising encounter against Vagabond Ladies.

The Isle of Man side have a well-founded reputation for being a challenging team to beat away from home.

March 7, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich 1sts back on track with 35-5 win over Newcastle

Crewe & Nantwich 1sts back on track with 35-5 win over Newcastle

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts returned to winning ways with a 35-5 victory over Newcastle at the Vagrants.

Newcastle started the stronger but good defence from the home side enabled them to clear their lines to halfway.

February 18, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich Ladies beat Leigh 32-12

Crewe & Nantwich Ladies beat Leigh 32-12

Crewe and Nantwich Ladies weathered an early storm to come from behind and beat a physical Leigh team 32-12 in the National Challenge 1 North West League.

With a challenging run of fixtures, Crewe shuffled the team and rested some key players against Leigh, a team they had beaten heavily away from home earlier in the season.

February 5, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich 1sts beaten 35-0 at league leaders Ludlow

Crewe & Nantwich 1sts beaten 35-0 at league leaders Ludlow

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC’s recent strong run came to an end when they were beaten 35-0 away at league leaders Ludlow.

Crewe were forced into fielding a much changed side with the unavailability of 2nd rows Allcock and Wright, wing forward O’Leary and a long-term injury to prop Sposton.

February 4, 2019
“Frustrated” Crewe & Nantwich 1sts held to 17-17 draw by Leek

“Frustrated” Crewe & Nantwich 1sts held to 17-17 draw by Leek

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts were held to a “frustrating” 17-17 draw by Leek.

And Crewe coach John Farr admitted his side had been dragged into an “arm wrestle” instead of playing their usual style.

January 28, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies hammer Vagabonds 74-7 to retain top spot

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies hammer Vagabonds 74-7 to retain top spot

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies continued their unbeaten league run in impressive style with a clinical demolition of Vagabond Ladies at Crewe Vagrants.

Four tries from captain India Perris-Redding, a hat-trick from returning winger Mary Shepperson and a brace each from Phoebe Jay and Millie Jones put the Isle of Man side to the sword in an impressive display of running rugby.

January 23, 2019