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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
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
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts edged out by Camp Hill in narrow defeat

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts edged out by Camp Hill in narrow defeat

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts missed a last gasp penalty kick as they were narrowly beaten 25-27 at home to Camp Hill.

But it was a much-improved performance for the Vagrants side against a team relegation from the higher Midlands 1 league last season.

September 17, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies march on after opening win at Kendal

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC Ladies march on after opening win at Kendal

Crewe and Nantwich Ladies march on to face newly promoted Broughton Park after a spirited victory at Kendal at the weekend.

The Vagrants side won 32-22 in their opening 2018/19 league account on the road, surviving a spirited comeback against the Cumbrians.

September 14, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts lose in “disappointing” result at Walsall

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts lose in “disappointing” result at Walsall

Crewe and Nantwich RUFC 1sts lost out 33-10 away at Walsall in their opening game in the Midlands 2 West (North) league.

And coach John Farr described the result as “disappointing” as his side were beaten at the breakdown.

September 12, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
New “Didi Rugby” scheme launches in Crewe and Nantwich

New “Didi Rugby” scheme launches in Crewe and Nantwich

A new “didi rugby” franchise is launching in Crewe and Nantwich, aimed at introducing rugby to youngsters aged 18 months to 6.

The didi rugby classes will be held at Reaseheath College in Nantwich when it launches this weekend – and organisers say they have 60 children already signed up!

September 7, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC player scoops national award at Twickenham

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC player scoops national award at Twickenham

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC ladies captain Mollie Latham has scooped the National Rugby Awards Female Player of the Year at Twickenham!

Mollie was shortlisted for the award after her amazing achievements in leading the Vagrants ladies team as well as her wider role in the club.

September 3, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 2nds beaten 14-24 by Liverpool

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 2nds beaten 14-24 by Liverpool

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 2nds kicked off their season with a narrow defeat at home to Liverpool Collegiate 2nds at the Vagrants.

The game started badly for Crewe with turnover ball from the kick off and a series of drives from the Collegiate pack allowing their fly-half to cross unopposed kick to make it 5-0 after just three minutes.

September 3, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich rugby players support team-mate with life-threatening illness

Crewe & Nantwich rugby players support team-mate with life-threatening illness

Young Crewe and Nantwich rugby players helped raise thousands of pounds to show support for a team-mate battling with a life-threatening condition.

Jacob Wilson, from Nantwich and a member of Crewe & Nantwich RUFC’s U16s, fell ill last season with kidney failure and was rushed to hospital.

August 9, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoint new Director of Rugby Andy Thompson

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoint new Director of Rugby Andy Thompson

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC have appointed Andy Thompson as its new Director of Rugby.

Thompson will work alongside new head coach John Farr as the club prepares for the 2018-19 campaign.

July 23, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoints new head coach and chairperson

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC appoints new head coach and chairperson

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC has appointed new head coach John Farr as well as its first female chairperson, Nicola Joyce.

Nantwich-born Farr says he wants to take all three senior men’s sides to the next level and challenge for promotion, after the 1st team narrowly missed out last season in the play offs against Malvern.

July 2, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich RUFC captain praises healthcare team after tough season

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC captain praises healthcare team after tough season

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC officials have heaped praise on a local healthcare firm for its hands-on support during one of the most memorable seasons on record.

The 1st team finished runners up in the highly-competitive Midlands Two West (North) league after a hard-fought play-off at Malvern.

May 17, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport