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Nantwich Town maintain unbeaten record with draw against Workington

Nantwich Town maintain unbeaten record with draw against Workington

Nantwich Town made it nine games without defeat with a goalless draw against Workington at the Weaver Stadium.

But Dave Cooke’s men will rue the missed the chances they had to beat a team second from bottom and close the gap on leaders Scarborough Athletic.

October 21, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman powers up for latest bout

Nantwich boxer Nathan Gorman powers up for latest bout

Nantwich heavyweight prospect Nathan Gorman will be slimmed down by trainer Ricky Hatton to help him add even more power to his armoury.

Gorman, who is undefeated 13-0 as a professional, goes for his fifth consecutive knockout win at the Brentwood Centre this Saturday (October 20).

October 16, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies power to comfortable 48 –7 win over Carlisle

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies power to comfortable 48 –7 win over Carlisle

Crewe and Nantwich Ladies built an important cushion at the top of the National Challenge 1 North West league with an eight-try demolition of Carlisle
Ladies at the Vagrants.

Unbeaten Carlisle struggled to counter Crewe’s pace last season, and the pattern of play was no different this year despite a competitive first half.

October 15, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
USA U17s beat Brazil 3-2 in youth tournament clash at Weaver Stadium

USA U17s beat Brazil 3-2 in youth tournament clash at Weaver Stadium

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Town hosted their second U17s International Youth Tournament game when Brazil lost 3-2 to USA at the Weaver Stadium.

Brazil once again playing in their iconic yellow, green and blue strip, and led 2-1 at half-time.

October 15, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Eli Woodward hat-trick helps Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts to victory over Dronfield

Eli Woodward hat-trick helps Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts to victory over Dronfield

Crewe & Nantwich 1sts earned a morale-boosting victory over visitors Dronfield thanks to hat-trick hero Eli Woodward to progress in the Midlands Intermediate Cup.

The hosts put their struggles in the league behind them in what coach John Farr called a “confidence boost” ahead of the league clash with leaders Ludlow.

October 15, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Mixed fortunes for Crewe and Nantwich sides in Cheshire FA Sunday Cup

Mixed fortunes for Crewe and Nantwich sides in Cheshire FA Sunday Cup

There were mixed fortunes for the teams from the Crewe Regional Sunday League in the Cheshire FA Sunday Cup.

Crewe Ath were the only side to progress to the next round following a penalty shoot-out win over Sale United U21.

October 14, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich teenager achieves Cheshire first at national swimming event

Nantwich teenager achieves Cheshire first at national swimming event

A Nantwich Seals swimmer has become the club’s first girl to compete for Cheshire in a national competition.

Laura Kirby, from Stapeley, was one of 20 swimmers to represent the county at the Inter County National Competition held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

October 14, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich Town hosts Brazil vs Russia U17s international

Nantwich Town hosts Brazil vs Russia U17s international

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Town hosted an international football match at the Weaver Stadium with Brazil against Russia.

It’s part of a four team/six match U17s International Youth Tournament, featuring England, Brazil, Russia and USA during October.

October 13, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies battle back for 22-22 draw at Preston

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies battle back for 22-22 draw at Preston

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies battled back late in second half to share the points with Preston Grasshoppers.

Despite starting the game well with a try from Mollie Latham, Crewe found the Hoppers too strong and the hosts had raced into a 15-5 lead at half time.

October 11, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Nantwich Town continue fine form with 2-1 win over Hednesford Town

Nantwich Town continue fine form with 2-1 win over Hednesford Town

By James Brown
Nantwich Town continued their fine Evo-Stik Premier Division form with a 2-1 win over Hednesford Town.

The Dabbers got off to a perfect start after controlling the opening exchanges.

October 11, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Former goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar to launch new book in Nantwich

Former goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar to launch new book in Nantwich

Former Liverpool and Crewe Alexandra goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar will be in Nantwich in December to sign copies of his new autobiography.

Grobbelaar, who rose to prominence in the 1980s and 90s, will be in town on Friday December 14 in an event organised by Nantwich Bookshop.

October 10, 2018 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Town earn battling 2-1 win over Farsley

Nantwich Town earn battling 2-1 win over Farsley

By James Brown
A battling second-half performance saw Nantwich Town come out on top of what was a very tight game against Farsley Celtic at the Weaver Stadium.

After absorbing a good amount of Farsley pressure to begin the game, Nantwich took the lead on twenty-one minutes when Sean Cooke played in James Lawrie who struck a lovely hit into the bottom corner.

October 8, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Players honour Nick Price as Crewe & Nantwich 1sts lose 41-5 at Wolverhampton

Players honour Nick Price as Crewe & Nantwich 1sts lose 41-5 at Wolverhampton

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC 1st team paid tribute to their club stalwart Nick Price before kick off in their Midlands 2 West clash at Wolverhampton.

Nick had held a number of key roles in the club after his playing career finished.

October 3, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport