Rugby

Crewe & Nantwich 1sts secure narrow 23-20 win over Burntwood

Crewe & Nantwich 1sts secure narrow 23-20 win over Burntwood

Crewe and Nantwich ended a disappointing start to their Midlands North (West) 2 season narrowly beating newly promoted Burntwood 23-20.

A first half try from openside flanker Joe Gammage was added to in the second half by skipper and outside centre Josh McShane.

October 8, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC made Tom Curry an England star, says dad

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC made Tom Curry an England star, says dad

The dad of England rugby star Tom Curry has spoken of how Crewe and Nantwich RUFC made him the player he is today.

As Curry lines up alongside his England team mates in the World Cup in Japan, dad David has reflected on his and his twin Ben’s amazing rise in the sport.

September 25, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC welcome Matlock in cup

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC welcome Matlock in cup

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts will be hoping to put their opening league defeat behind them when they welcome Matlock in the cup today (September 21)

September 21, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Women start new campaign with victory

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Women start new campaign with victory

Newly-promoted Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Women started their new league campaign with a convincing 11-20 away victory at Birkenhead Park FC.

Following a string of challenging pre-season fixtures, the pressure was on for the Black and Whites to prove themselves in Championship North 2.

September 11, 2019
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