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Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts beat Telford 38-0 for fourth consecutive victory

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts beat Telford 38-0 for fourth consecutive victory

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC 1sts made it four consecutive league wins when they trounced Telford in torrential rain.

A spilled catch from the kick off put Crewe under pressure and they spent the first ten minutes defending their line.

December 10, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts thump leaders Tamworth 45-7

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts thump leaders Tamworth 45-7

Crewe and Nantwich 1sts made it three consecutive league wins after thumping league leaders Tamworth 45-7 at the Vagrants.

Tamworth started well but could find no way through Crewe’s well organised defence which was to be a feature of the game.

December 4, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe and Nantwich RUFC milestone with first U15 girls  game

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC milestone with first U15 girls game

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC’s youth section achieved another milestone with the first ever U15 girls game.

The 12-strong under 15s team played a mini tournament at Chester RUFC against Winnington and a Barbarians side of Sandbach, Ellesmere and Sunlight.

November 27, 2018 1 comment Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich 1sts earn fine 8-20 victory away at Stafford

Crewe & Nantwich 1sts earn fine 8-20 victory away at Stafford

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts earned a hard-fought away victory in Stafford as they continue to improve on their early season performances.

The visitors made a strong start with scrum half George Colebourne scoring a try after 12 minutes, which was converted by fly half Jim Creighton.

November 20, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC knocked out of Intermediate Cup by Kidderminster

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC knocked out of Intermediate Cup by Kidderminster

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC 1sts were knocked out of the Midlands Intermediate Cup, losing 46-28 away at Kidderminster.

Bad traffic on the M6 motorway caused a delay to the start, and it didn’t get much better for Crewe as they rushed into the kick off.

November 12, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe and Nantwich Ladies demolish Leigh 57-17 to move top

Crewe and Nantwich Ladies demolish Leigh 57-17 to move top

Crewe & Nantwich Ladies asserted their authority in the National Challenge 1 North West league with a nine-try demolition of newly promoted Leigh RUFC Ladies.

Crewe last met Leigh in an ill-temped affair in 2015 and this game was no different, an otherwise compelling contest marred by moments of foul play and flare-ups between players.

November 6, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts bounce back with win over Spartans

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts bounce back with win over Spartans

Crewe & Nantwich 1sts bounced back from defeat with a hard earned victory over third placed Spartans.

The visitors opened the stronger but Crewe gradually came into the game with backs and forwards linking well.

November 6, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich 1sts stun league leaders Ludlow in dramatic 40-38 victory

Crewe & Nantwich 1sts stun league leaders Ludlow in dramatic 40-38 victory

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts produced their performance of the season so far to topple league leaders Ludlow in dramatic fashion.

The Vagrants turned form on its head after four straight defeats when the leaders arrived.

October 22, 2018 0 comments Rugby, 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
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
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
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
Former Crewe & Nantwich RUFC star earns GB wheelchair rugby call up

Former Crewe & Nantwich RUFC star earns GB wheelchair rugby call up

A former Crewe and Nantwich RUFC star who lost the use of his legs after a freak injury, has now earned a call up to the Great Britain wheelchair rugby development squad.

Kieran Flynn suffered severe spinal injuries during a tackle in a match back in 2013 aged just 21.

September 27, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport