Rugby

Crewe and Nantwich Touch Rugby squad blazes trail

Crewe and Nantwich Touch Rugby squad blazes trail

Crewe and Nantwich touch rugby squad is blazing a trial after six players were selected to represent England.

The six players, plus one non travelling reserve, have been selected to represent England at the European Junior Touch Championships in Paris this month.

August 13, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich ladies rugby player in line for national award

Crewe & Nantwich ladies rugby player in line for national award

One of the stars of Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ladies team has been shortlisted in the national Player of the Year awards.

Forward Cherie Davies played a vital role in the team’s success last season which saw them gain promotion to Championship 2 North West.

July 19, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC launch recruitment drive for 2019-20

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC launch recruitment drive for 2019-20

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC is launching a recruitment drive to attract new players ahead of the 2019-2020 season.

The club hopes bringing in fresh faces will build on their successful 2018-19 campaign at all levels.

June 7, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC helps raise £6,500 for MIND in charity festival

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC helps raise £6,500 for MIND in charity festival

A rugby festival organised by Crewe & Nantwich RUFC raised an incredible £6,500 for MIND.

More than 400 people attended the Vagrants-based club event including England International Stars and Crewe & Nantwich RUFC alumni Ben and Tom Curry.

May 13, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC celebrate Cheshire Bowl win over Winnington

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC celebrate Cheshire Bowl win over Winnington

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC’s cup final victory was “just reward” for their efforts, said head coach John Farr.

The 1sts triumphed 21-8 over Winnington Park in the final at New Brighton.

April 24, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies complete double with cup victory against Plymouth Albion

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies complete double with cup victory against Plymouth Albion

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies completed an incredible league and plate double with a resounding 55-19 victory against a skilful and competitive Plymouth Albion side at Derby RUFC.

April 17, 2019
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Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts cruise to 15-40 win at Veseyans

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC eased to a fine victory away at Veseyans in their final away game of the season.

But it was a tougher test than the previous week’s 108-0 demolition of Telford to help prepare them for their Cheshire Cup final on April 20.

April 9, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies clinch promotion in thumping play-off win

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies clinch promotion in thumping play-off win

Crewe and Nantwich Ladies booked their place in Championship 2 League for next season with an emphatic 64-5 victory against Bishop Auckland Ladies in the National Challenge play-off at Skipton.

Bishop Auckland went into the game unbeaten this season in their parallel league in the North East, winning all 12 of their fixtures.

April 1, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies win league with 82-7 victory over Kendal

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies win league with 82-7 victory over Kendal

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies won the National Challenge 1 in compelling style with a rout of Kendal Wasps at Crewe Vagrants – their second league win in just four league seasons.

Crewe opened their league season with a hard fought 33-22 win at Kendal in the first game of the season.

March 20, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich 1sts earn bonus point win over Stafford

Crewe and Nantwich 1sts earn bonus point win over Stafford

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts earned a bonus point over Stafford at the Vagrants, despite a poor first half showing.

The hosts eventually ran out 31-17 victors, despite being without the services of both regular second rows, Wright out injured and Allcock with work commitments.

March 14, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies crash to first league defeat of season

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies crash to first league defeat of season

Crewe and Nantwich Ladies crashed to their first league defeat of the season in a bruising encounter against Vagabond Ladies.

The Isle of Man side have a well-founded reputation for being a challenging team to beat away from home.

March 7, 2019
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
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