Rugby

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies hammer Vagabonds 74-7 to retain top spot

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies hammer Vagabonds 74-7 to retain top spot

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies continued their unbeaten league run in impressive style with a clinical demolition of Vagabond Ladies at Crewe Vagrants.

Four tries from captain India Perris-Redding, a hat-trick from returning winger Mary Shepperson and a brace each from Phoebe Jay and Millie Jones put the Isle of Man side to the sword in an impressive display of running rugby.

January 23, 2019
Crewe and Nantwich Ladies surge to top of league with another victory

Crewe and Nantwich Ladies surge to top of league with another victory

By Matt Baty
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies will be aiming to cement their top of the table position when they welcome Vagabonds to the Vagrants tomorrow (January 19).

The Ladies maintained their strong run with a 31-10 defeat of Carlisle Cougars last Sunday.

January 18, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC maintain run with victory over Wolverhampton

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC maintain run with victory over Wolverhampton

Crewe & Nantwich maintained their winning run with a 24-15 victory over second-placed Wolverhampton.

The home side started well and from the kick off back row Stewart O’Leary turned the visitors ball over to give the Crewe backs some early ball.

January 15, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich Ladies hammer Preston Grasshoppers 59-7

Crewe & Nantwich Ladies hammer Preston Grasshoppers 59-7

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies took another stride forward in their quest to become league champions with a dominant performance against Preston Grasshoppers.

Preston nearly caused an upset in an otherwise perfect season for Crewe in the drawn away fixture in October.

January 9, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts start year with fine win over Camp Hill

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts start year with fine win over Camp Hill

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC 1sts began the New Year in fine style with a powerful away victory at Camp Hill.

Their 28-37 win was the six consecutive league victory and moves John Farr’s men up to fifth place in the league, just one place below Camp Hill.

January 8, 2019
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts maintain run with victory over Veseyans

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts maintain run with victory over Veseyans

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC 1sts maintained their strong winning run with another battling victory over Midlands side Veseyans.

Their 22-10 victory was the fifth consecutive league win, produced in driving rain and biting winter wind at the Vagrants in Willaston.

December 17, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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