Archives for April 2010

U12s in Alnwick Tournament

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Carlisle U12’s competed in the Alnwick RFC Minis & Juniors tournament last weekend and for the second week in a row just managed to miss out on the finals of the Cup Competition on the toss of a coin having finished joint second in their group.  As a result they played off in the Bowl […]

Memorial Bench Unveiled

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After the final whistle for the Carlisle v Gateshead match on 24th, April, a new memorial bench was enrolled at Warwick Road. The young volunteer group at the Warwick Road Club raised £800 to provided a hand made bench in memory of Private David Murray of the Parachute Regiment, and Raymond Higgins, a Hornets player […]

U16’s V Penrith

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Old rivalries were renewed in what was a keenly awaited game. Both teams have admirable records this year and a tight game was expected. A strong crosswind was to prove significant throughout the game. After 5 minutes, Carlisle were first on the scoreboard….a chip through by Dom McGrath was chased down by fellow speed merchant […]

Carlisle 27 v Gateshead 28

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North 1 East League Saturday, 24th April 2010 It really was end of season stuff, rather ragged and not too enterprising.  A bit of a disjointed effort from a side changed from the one that dealt comfortably with Driffield the week before.    That said, don’t take anything away from Gateshead, because it is difficult on […]

Youth Presentation Day

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Carlisle RFC Youth Section Presentation day will be held on Sunday May 9th 2010 at Carlisle rugby club 12.00pm-3.00pm All players, coaches and coordinators of the youth section and their families are invited to attend this special day of celebration, to recognise the achievements of the 2009-2010 rugby season. The day commences promptly at 12.00pm […]

U12s Win Tynedale 7s

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Carlisle U12’s just managed to miss out on the finals of the Cup Competition on the toss of a coin having finished joint second in one of the toughest groups.  As a result they found themselves playing off in the Plate finals. Having soundly beaten Tynedale B in the semi finals, they went up against […]

Cougars League Champions

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Carlisle Cougars finished the season top of Championship North 2, having been beaten only once this season, conceding only 53 points and scoring over 300. The Carlisle Women’s rugby team have spent the last 2 seasons rebuilding their squad, and having recruited a mixture of new comers to the game as well as some more […]

U13s County Cup Final

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A fiercly contested under 13s final saw Penrith take an early lead with a try by Euan Norris. Penrith sustained the pressure but staunch defending from Carlisle held them out before the first of Elliott Baines’ tries, converted by James Spencer, put Carlisle back in the game. The rest of the first half was very […]

U16s v Workington

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A glorious spring morning saw the visit of the Zebras for this joint County Cup semi final / league clash. Workington were quicker out of the blocks, and soon had the home defence under pressure. A good kick cleared the lines however, and this led to a succession of line-outs in the visitors’ half. On […]

U9s at Alnwick festival

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The drizzle and mist did nothing to dampen the spirits of Carlisle U9s in their efforts to mount a challenge on this year’s Alnwick Festival. Carlisle started with a bang, when scrum half Charlie Skeer scored with the first move of the tournament against Ponteland. Dominic Sutton and Skeer adding a second made it 3-0 […]