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New “Didi Rugby” scheme launches in Crewe and Nantwich

New “Didi Rugby” scheme launches in Crewe and Nantwich

A new “didi rugby” franchise is launching in Crewe and Nantwich, aimed at introducing rugby to youngsters aged 18 months to 6.

The didi rugby classes will be held at Reaseheath College in Nantwich when it launches this weekend – and organisers say they have 60 children already signed up!

September 7, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC player scoops national award at Twickenham

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC player scoops national award at Twickenham

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ladies captain Mollie Latham has scooped the National Rugby Awards Female Player of the Year at Twickenham!

Mollie was shortlisted for the award after her amazing achievements in leading the Vagrants ladies team as well as her wider role in the club.

September 3, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 2nds beaten 14-24 by Liverpool

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 2nds beaten 14-24 by Liverpool

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 2nds kicked off their season with a narrow defeat at home to Liverpool Collegiate 2nds at the Vagrants.

The game started badly for Crewe with turnover ball from the kick off and a series of drives from the Collegiate pack allowing their fly-half to cross unopposed kick to make it 5-0 after just three minutes.

September 3, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich rugby players support team-mate with life-threatening illness

Crewe & Nantwich rugby players support team-mate with life-threatening illness

Young Crewe and Nantwich rugby players helped raise thousands of pounds to show support for a team-mate battling with a life-threatening condition.

Jacob Wilson, from Nantwich and a member of Crewe & Nantwich RUFC’s U16s, fell ill last season with kidney failure and was rushed to hospital.

August 9, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoint new Director of Rugby Andy Thompson

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoint new Director of Rugby Andy Thompson

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC have appointed Andy Thompson as its new Director of Rugby.

Thompson will work alongside new head coach John Farr as the club prepares for the 2018-19 campaign.

July 23, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoints new head coach and chairperson

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoints new head coach and chairperson

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC has appointed new head coach John Farr as well as its first female chairperson, Nicola Joyce.

Nantwich-born Farr says he wants to take all three senior men’s sides to the next level and challenge for promotion, after the 1st team narrowly missed out last season in the play offs against Malvern.

July 2, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC captain praises healthcare team after tough season

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC captain praises healthcare team after tough season

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC officials have heaped praise on a local healthcare firm for its hands-on support during one of the most memorable seasons on record.

The 1st team finished runners up in the highly-competitive Midlands Two West (North) league after a hard-fought play-off at Malvern.

May 17, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ready for play off final at Malvern

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ready for play off final at Malvern

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts are ready for the biggest game of the season when they take on Malvern in the Play Off Final tomorrow.

Victory for the Vagrants side in the Midlands West 2 playoff final will secure promotion just a season after being relegated from Midlands One.

April 27, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC earn £10,000 Sale Sharks boost thanks to Curry twin stars

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC earn £10,000 Sale Sharks boost thanks to Curry twin stars

The coffers of Crewe and Nantwich RUFC have been boosted by £10,000 thanks to the hottest Currys in town!

The Vagrants club received the cash from Sale Sharks after honing the talents of England and Sale Sharks starlets Ben and Tom Curry.

April 18, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies reach Plate cup final

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies reach Plate cup final

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies are celebrating after reaching the final of the Women’s Intermediate Plate competition.

The Vagrants side travelled to Streatham-Croydon in the semi-finals and came away with a fine 15-0 triumph.

April 13, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ladies face tough cup semi-final

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ladies face tough cup semi-final

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC ladies face a tough test at Streatham-Croydon Ladies this weekend.

And victory would take the Vagrants side through to the final of the Women’s Intermediate Plate competition.

April 6, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Teenage Crewe and Nantwich rugby star earns call up to elite club

Teenage Crewe and Nantwich rugby star earns call up to elite club

By Jonathan White
A talented Crewe and Nantwich rugby player has been chosen to receive training at an elite level club.

Christine Lawson, aged 17, from Crewe, started playing rugby only two years ago.

March 13, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Walking Rugby to be held at Crewe & Nantwich RUFC

Walking Rugby to be held at Crewe & Nantwich RUFC

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC and Sale Sharks have teamed up to stage their first Walking Rugby event.

They hope launching this version of the game will attract new members to the club based at the Vagrants in Willaston.

March 11, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport