Archives for April 2009

Defeat, Down but not out

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CARLISLE 20 PTS V PENRITH 28 PTS Wednesday, 29th April 2009 The adventure in the Cumbria Cup came to an end at Bower Park, Aspatria on 29th April.  Disappointing though defeat is, the Carlisle players can hold their heads high after what was a magnificent display in front of an admiring crowd.  Neutrals in the […]

Furness burn at hands of Crusaders

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Saturday, 25th April 2009 Cumbria Vase 1/4 Final The Crusaders travelled to the Strawberry Ground at Barrow on 25th April to play their Cumbria Vase quarter final tie against Furness.  An emphatic victory made it a double for Carlisle, with the senior XV victorious at Wigton. They romped home thanks to eleven tries and five […]

George Perkins

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Members will be sad to learn of the sudden death whilst on holiday in Lanzarote, of George Perkins. George, a former player, and a teacher at the former NCTC in Harraby was on holiday with his wife and had just been swimming when he died. We express our sincere condolences to his wife and family […]

Wigton Challenge Snuffed Out

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Saturday, 25th April 2009 The scoreboard at Lowmoor Road rarely displays emphatic defeat for the home side. This eagerly awaited clash between Wigton and Carlisle in the Cumbria Cup semi-final perhaps did not reach the expectations off many, particularly the “Greens” supporters, who had hoped for more from their heroes!   Gradually rebuilding their team […]

Administrator Vacancy

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NORTH 2 EAST LEAGUE Terry Owen-Smith who has been a first class league secretary for North 2 East League has been “promoted” to National League 3 North for next season.  Hence, there is a vacancy for secretary of North 2 East. Anyone interested in taking on this role is asked to contact Terry in the […]

Crusaders draw at Penrith

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Saturday, 18th April 2009 The Crusaders travelled to Winters Park and came away with a draw having led for most of the game and allowing the hosts to draw level in the closing minutes of the match. Scorers for Crusaders: Tries:        Chris Kelloch (1)                  […]

Plummer Scores!

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  Chairman of rugby, Martin Plummer has scored without kicking a ball today – 21st April. Congratulations to Martin and wife Emma, who gave birth to Benjamin Marcus, weighing in at 8lbs 1oz just before noon.   Mother and baby both well after the little blighter kept them waiting as he was a couple of […]

Cougars v Sheffield

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  The Cougars played host to high fliers Sheffield yesterday in glorious Cumbrian weather – better suited for spectators than players! This was a big match for both sides, with Sheffield looking to end their season on a high and Carlisle looking to redeem the score line from the away leg of the fixture (53-13) […]

Alnwick Junior Rugby Festival

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19th April 2009 Carlisle entered teams in the under 7 and under 8 age groups at the Alnwick Festival recently.  It was a fantastic day, enjoyed by players, coaches and parents alike. The day was crowned by the under 7 team winning the bowl for that age group. There were thirty six teams entered, including […]

Aspatria coaches call it a day

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After the end of the league campaign it has been announced by Aspatria that their two long serving player coaches have stood down from their coaching roles at the club. Mike Scott and Adrian Bateson have both decided to call it a day.  They have both been faithful servants to the cause, but want to […]