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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
Title winners Square One battered by Betley in 4-0 defeat

Title winners Square One battered by Betley in 4-0 defeat

Premier Division winners Square One suffered a hangover after retaining their title when they were thumped 4-0 by Betley in the Crewe Regional Sunday League.

It was Square One’s first league defeat of the season.

February 18, 2019
Nantwich Town snatch late leveller in 1-1 draw with promotion rivals Scarborough

Nantwich Town snatch late leveller in 1-1 draw with promotion rivals Scarborough

By James Brown
Matt Bell’s superbly executed free-kick inside the final minutes earned Nantwich Town a 1-1 draw against promotion rivals Scarborough Athletic.

The Dabbers were behind after just four minutes when Luke Lofts wrong footed goalkeeper Will Jaaskelainen and find the bottom left corner.

February 17, 2019
Nantwich Town to face Stockport County in Cheshire Cup semi-final

Nantwich Town to face Stockport County in Cheshire Cup semi-final

Nantwich Town will face Stockport County in the Cheshire Senior Cup semi-finals on Tuesday March 12, the club has confirmed.

The Dabbers beat Chester FC 1-0 in the quarter-finals thanks to a stoppage time winner from Danny Glover at the Weaver Stadium.

February 15, 2019
Nantwich Town reach Cheshire Senior Cup semis after beating Chester FC

Nantwich Town reach Cheshire Senior Cup semis after beating Chester FC

A dramatic injury time winner helped Nantwich Town overcome higher league Chester FC in the Cheshire Senior Cup quarter-finals.

The Dabbers’ 1-0 victory at the Weaver Stadium secured them a semi-final spot.

February 13, 2019
Square One retain Premier Division title in Crewe Regional Sunday League

Square One retain Premier Division title in Crewe Regional Sunday League

Square One have retained their Crewe Regional Sunday Premier Division title following a 4-1 win over Salvador and Crewe Ath’s surprising loss to Faddiley.

Square One came back from 1-0 down at half-time to win 4-1.

February 10, 2019
Nantwich Town beaten 2-1 by promotion rivals Farsley Celtic

Nantwich Town beaten 2-1 by promotion rivals Farsley Celtic

By Steve Sharman
Nantwich Town were undone by a late penalty as they lost 2-1 away at promotion rivals Farsley Celtic.

James Lawrie netted his fifth league goal of the season with a neat header bringing the game level in the second period after Adam Clayton had given Farsley a first half lead.

February 10, 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
George and Dragon hammer Brighton Belle 13-1 in only game to survive weather

George and Dragon hammer Brighton Belle 13-1 in only game to survive weather

George and Dragon hammered 13 passed Brighton Belle in the only Crewe Regional Sunday League game to survive the big freeze.

The match was able to go ahead after teams agreed to move it on to a 3G pitch with all other games off due to frozen grass surfaces.

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
Willaston White Star beaten 5-2 by league leaders Square One

Willaston White Star beaten 5-2 by league leaders Square One

League leaders Square One beat Willaston White Star 5-2 in the Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division.

Goals from Jay Entwistle, Shane Heron, Danny Croft and Danny Dodd (2) helped the leaders ease to victory.

January 28, 2019
Nantwich Town maintain promotion push with hard-earned victory in Matlock

Nantwich Town maintain promotion push with hard-earned victory in Matlock

By Steve Sharman
Joe Malkin’s sixth league of the season was the difference as Nantwich Town recorded a hard fought 1-0 win over Matlock Town in Derbyshire.

Malkin pounced in the six-yard box after Joe Mwasile was tripped following a fine driving run, with referee Ian Johnston happy to give the visitors the advantage allowing the striker to fire home.

January 27, 2019