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Crewe & Nantwich RUFC bounce back to winning ways over Kidderminster

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC bounce back to winning ways over Kidderminster

By Steve Holding
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC bounced back to winning ways beating Kidderminster 31-15 in Midlands 2 West (North) Division.

Both teams cancelled each other early on but the match sprung into life on 25 minutes.

October 15, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC kick off league campaign with win over Walsall

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC kick off league campaign with win over Walsall

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts began life in Midlands 2 West (North) Division with a convincing 39 -22 home win against Walsall RFC.

The hosts included many new faces after 10 players retired or left the club to play elsewhere.

September 11, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich rugby players complete 86-mile challenge for charity

Crewe & Nantwich rugby players complete 86-mile challenge for charity

Members of Crewe and Nantwich RUFC completed an 86-mile challenge to raise funds for the Vagrants club and donate to the “We Love Manchester” fund.

Thirteen players and coaches from the club took on a cycle and walking mission starting in Carlisle and ending at Heddon-on-the-wall, near Newcastle.

July 31, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ladies to launch ‘Boot Camp’ for women

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ladies to launch ‘Boot Camp’ for women

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC’s successful ladies team is spearheading a new ‘Boot Camp’ to help women get fit.

The initiative targets women over 18 years old, and also provides a free ‘kids’ club’ for children over the age of five.

June 7, 2017 0 comments Other sports, Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoint new head coach to replace Andy Dudley

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoint new head coach to replace Andy Dudley

Former England U18s player Peter Allen has been appointed head coach by Crewe & Nantwich RUFC, replacing Andy Dudley.

Allen joins the Vagrants Park club from local rivals Sandbach, where he has been coaching the National 3 team for three seasons.

June 6, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC beat Macclesfield 20-19 in Sevens Final

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC beat Macclesfield 20-19 in Sevens Final

Crewe & Nantwich notched a fine 20-19 victory over favourites Macclesfield to win the Sandbach 7s rugby tournament.

Crewe made it to the final by defeating all four of their opponents in the group stages.

May 15, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Rallying cry as Crewe & Nantwich RUFC face relegation fight

Rallying cry as Crewe & Nantwich RUFC face relegation fight

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts are facing a relegation scrap after another narrow defeat left them second from bottom.

The Vagrants club – playing in their highest ever league – are now gearing up for a crunch game at home to Dudley Kingswinford this weekend.

January 26, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Wybunbury teenager makes national rugby debut for Wales

Wybunbury teenager makes national rugby debut for Wales

A Nantwich teenager has made his national rugby debut by representing Welsh Exiles U16s.

Rhys Spencer-Price, a year 11 student at St Thomas More in Crewe, made his representative debut against Llandovery College.

January 17, 2017 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Ex rugby star Mark Cueto unveils Reaseheath’s new sports pitch

Ex rugby star Mark Cueto unveils Reaseheath’s new sports pitch

Former England rugby star Mark Cueto was on hand to unveil Reaseheath College’s state-of-the-art sporting facilities.

Cueto looked on as the college hosted a rugby tournament for local secondary schools to mark the official opening.

December 23, 2016 0 comments Other sports, Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC beaten 33-29 at Bournville

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC beaten 33-29 at Bournville

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC pushed last season’s runners up Bourneville all the way in a classic encounter in Birmingham.

The hosts started strongly and Crewe allowed them too much space for a simple opening score, which was easily converted.

September 19, 2016 1 comment Rugby, Sport
Former Crewe & Nantwich rugby twins sign for Sale Sharks

Former Crewe & Nantwich rugby twins sign for Sale Sharks

Former Crewe & Nantwich RUFC twins Ben and Tom Curry have signed deals with Sale Sharks, the club has confirmed.

The brothers have been in the Sharks Academy since the age of 14 after playing at the Vagrants throughout their younger years.

May 9, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Coach “proud” at Crewe & Nantwich Ladies league-winning season

Coach “proud” at Crewe & Nantwich Ladies league-winning season

A coach of Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ladies has spoken of his pride after the team won the league in its very first season.

Matt Baty is one of a number of coaches who have helped form the women’s side based at the Vagrants.

April 28, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC gear up for Cheshire Vase Final

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC gear up for Cheshire Vase Final

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC face their biggest test of the season when they take on Birkenhead Park in the Cheshire Vase Final.

The Vagrants said take on the National League 3 North opponents on Tuesday (April 26) at Sandbach RUFC, kick off 7.45pm.

April 24, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport