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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
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC earn fine away win at Silhillians

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC earn fine away win at Silhillians

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC produced a fine away performance to defeat Silhillians 32-17 on the road.

The Vagrants side welcomed back fly-half Jim Creighton, Eddie Spibey on the wing, Ricky Evans at prop, Toby Ward at full-back and Joe Gammage at centre.

April 5, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC secure vital win over relegated rivals Leek

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC secure vital win over relegated rivals Leek

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC earned a massive 28-27 victory over Leek to move clear of the drop zone and relegate their opponents.

Leek needed to win to drag their hosts back into a Midlands West 1 relegation dogfight with three games left.

March 22, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC narrowly beaten 21-23 by Hereford

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC narrowly beaten 21-23 by Hereford

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC paid the price for conceding penalties as they were beaten 23-21 by Hereford.

The Vagrants side started in a similar manner to the previous two games against Worcester and Dudley by conceding a string of penalties.

February 29, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC beaten 39-5 by leaders Bridgnorth

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC beaten 39-5 by leaders Bridgnorth

Crewe & Nantwich’s winning streak was brought to an abrupt end at League leaders Bridgnorth, when they were beaten by five tries to one.

Bridgnorth, who are on roll in the Shropshire Cup and in Midlands 1 West, looked every bit like potential champions as their well drilled and balanced side overcame a spirited Crewe outfit.

January 25, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC earn narrow win over Whitchurch

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC earn narrow win over Whitchurch

Crewe & Nantwich 1sts triumphed 7-5 in a hotly contested match against local rivals Whitchurch for a fourth consecutive league win.

Crewe won an attritional battle in cold conditions and on a rain-sodden pitch.

January 10, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC face derby clash at Whitchurch

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC face derby clash at Whitchurch

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts return to league action in 2016 with a tough local derby away at Whitchurch.

The Midlands West 1 clash will take place tomorrow (January 9), kick off 2.15pm.

January 8, 2016 0 comments Rugby, Sport