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Reaseheath football coach makes Seniors World Cup squad

Reaseheath football coach makes Seniors World Cup squad

A sports coach for Reaseheath College in Nantwich who has played against David Beckham has landed an England spot for the Seniors World Cup in Thailand!

Steve Jones, former Crewe Alex and Nantwich Town star, will fly out to Bangkok to join the England squad for the prestigious tournament.

June 3, 2024
Steve Borthwick: Things starting to click for England’s head coach

Steve Borthwick: Things starting to click for England’s head coach

Steve Borthwick’s appointment as England head coach in December 2022 was greeted with mixed emotions among the English fans.

The new boss has had a few bad results since taking the wheel at Twickenham Stadium, but England are starting to show signs of life under the Cumbrian.

September 28, 2023
Nine year old Shavington girl makes England ice hockey team!

Nine year old Shavington girl makes England ice hockey team!

A young girl from Shavington is proving a national super-saver after making it to the England U13s ice hockey side – aged just nine!

Now the race is on to raise enough funds for Violet Lennon to represent her country abroad this summer.

May 2, 2023
Crewe & Nantwich Ladies play England Women’s Deaf team

Crewe & Nantwich Ladies play England Women’s Deaf team

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC Ladies welcomed the England Women’s Deaf (EDRU) team to Nantwich, just hours after watching the England Red Roses narrowly beaten in the World Cup Final!

The fixture at the Vagrants was part of The Women’s deaf squad’s lead up to some international fixtures and the defence of their world 7s title in Argentina next April.

November 14, 2022
Nantwich disability football teams play England’s elite

Nantwich disability football teams play England’s elite

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Town Wolves (visually impaired) and Nantwich Town PAN (pan-disability team) each played a friendly match against England Amputee Football Association.

The matches took place at The Complex at Reaseheath College on a 4G synthetic surface pitch.

August 30, 2022
Nantwich Town Ladies FC hope Lionesses win will attract new players

Nantwich Town Ladies FC hope Lionesses win will attract new players

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Town Ladies hope the stunning Euros victory by England’s Lionesses will inspire more local girls and women to try the sport.

England clinched a dramatic 2-1 win over Germany in today’s Wembley final and the whole competition has attracted record audiences.

July 31, 2022
Nantwich teenager bid to play for England amputee team abroad

Nantwich teenager bid to play for England amputee team abroad

The family of a Nantwich teenager born with a leg and part of his arm missing, are raising funds to help him play for the England amputee team in a European tournament.

Talented Jack Wimpenny is in the England junior amputee squad set to play a competition in Tbilisi, Georgia, in July.

May 14, 2022
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC “proud” after Tom Curry lands England captaincy

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC “proud” after Tom Curry lands England captaincy

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC chiefs have spoken of their pride after the club’s former junior star Tom Curry was made England captain for the Six Nations.

Curry, who plays for Sale, skippered England in their narrow defeat to Scotland last weekend and is set to lead his country again against Italy on Sunday.

February 12, 2022
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
Former Crewe star Dean Ashton to guest at Nantwich Town dinner

Former Crewe star Dean Ashton to guest at Nantwich Town dinner

Former Crewe Alex, West Ham United and England striker Dean Ashton will be starring at Nantwich Town’s Sportsman’s Dinner this year.

Ashton scored 89 goals in 241 senior games and was touted as an England number one striker in the making.

March 25, 2021
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC to screen World Cup Final

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC to screen World Cup Final

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC will be staging a special screening of the Rugby World Cup Final this weekend with former player Tom Curry centre stage for England.

Curry, 21, and his team take on South Africa in Japan in a repeat of the 2007 final.

October 30, 2019
World Cup star Tom Curry “role model” for Crewe & Nantwich juniors

World Cup star Tom Curry “role model” for Crewe & Nantwich juniors

England’s Rugby World Cup star Tom Curry is the perfect role model for Crewe and Nantwich RUFC’s junior players, club bosses have said.

Curry and his twin Ben were both juniors at the Vagrants club before being snapped up by Sale Sharks.

October 28, 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