Rugby

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Academy narrowly beaten in Cheshire Cup

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Academy narrowly beaten in Cheshire Cup

Crewe & Nantwich Senior Academy were knocked out of the Cheshire Cup after a narrow 10-13 defeat by Caldy, writes Pete Evans.

A large crowd enjoyed a fantastic game of rugby between two well matched sides, with the result in the balance until the last play of the game.

January 19, 2022
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC podcast shortlisted for major award

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC podcast shortlisted for major award

The Crewe & Nantwich RUFC “GrassRoots โ€“ Womenโ€™s Rugby from the Roots Up” podcast has made a star-studded shortlist for The Sports Podcast Awards.

The awards aim to identify the best podcasts across 24 international sporting categories.

January 16, 2022
Crewe & Nantwich U17s overcome Heaton Moor 24-15

Crewe & Nantwich U17s overcome Heaton Moor 24-15

By Pete Evans
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC U17s overcame tough opposition in Heaton Moor from Stockport to secure a 24-15 victory at the Vagrants.

Starting well from the kick-off, Crewe worked hard in attack to keep territory and possession.

January 11, 2022
Crewe & Nantwich Senior Academy beat Whitchurch in snow

Crewe & Nantwich Senior Academy beat Whitchurch in snow

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC’s Senior Academy battled snow and rivals Whitchurch to land a fine victory.

Crewe were out of the blocks quickly against a big, strong opposition who had definitely come to play.

December 2, 2021
England Rugby coach Eddie Jones cancels Nantwich talk

England Rugby coach Eddie Jones cancels Nantwich talk

A planned visit and talk in Nantwich by England Rugby head coach Eddie Jones has been cancelled.

Jones was due to give the talk on December 6 at Malbank School on his latest book, “Leadership: Lessons From My Life in Rugby”.

November 19, 2021
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Academy star joins Sale Sharks

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Academy star joins Sale Sharks

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC U17s star Adam Deegan has been invited to join the academy of Premiership side Sale Sharks.

Adam secured his place in Sale’s Academy U17s after trials over the summer following involvement in the Sale DPP programme over the last couple of years.

November 4, 2021
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC player selected for England Centre of Excellence

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC player selected for England Centre of Excellence

A Crewe and Nantwich RUFC ladies player has been selected for England Centre of Excellence.

Alana Gauntlett, U18s captain and inside centre, was selected from more than 70 girls in Cheshire and Lancashire.

October 20, 2021
Crewe & Nantwich Snr Academy run riot at Preston Grasshoppers

Crewe & Nantwich Snr Academy run riot at Preston Grasshoppers

Crewe & Nantwich Senior Academy made it seven wins in seven with a thumping 48-0 victory away at Preston Grasshoppers.

With the game being played on the RFU-funded AGP (plastic) playing surface, it took the Crewe players some time to adapt.

October 19, 2021
England’s Curry twins revisit Crewe & Nantwich RUFC roots

England’s Curry twins revisit Crewe & Nantwich RUFC roots

By Dan Lynch
British Lions star Tom Curry and his twin Ben returned to their Crewe and Nantwich RUFC roots to share tips and knowledge with the club’s latest academy players.

The Curry brothers, who have both played for England, were also joined by Cal Ford, and England U20s international.

October 13, 2021
Crewe & Nantwich Jnr Academy beat rivals Sandbach 19-0

Crewe & Nantwich Jnr Academy beat rivals Sandbach 19-0

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC’s under 16s earned a deserved 19-0 victory over their neighbours and rivals Sandbach.

In a hotly contested encounter at the Vagrants, Crewe and their visitors were evenly matched but the hosts’ defence came out on top.

October 5, 2021
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Snr Academy beat rivals Whitchurch

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Snr Academy beat rivals Whitchurch

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC senior academy continued their fine form with a 32-12 win over local rivals Whitchurch.

And the victory was even more impressive given 10 changes they had to make from the week before.

September 28, 2021
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Snr Academy beat Rochdale

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Snr Academy beat Rochdale

By Dan Lynch
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Senior Academy continued their winning run with a 45-21 victory.

From the kick off, Crewe competed strongly at the break down, leaving the official no option other than to award a penalty.

September 23, 2021
RUGBY: Crewe & Nantwich Senior Academy 31-29 Bowdon 18s

RUGBY: Crewe & Nantwich Senior Academy 31-29 Bowdon 18s

Crewe & Nantwich Senior Academy team edged a thrilling contest with Bowdon U18s by 31-29.

The Vagrants side travelled to Bowden with a team sheet showing 12 changes from the previous week.

September 15, 2021