Archives for January 2011

County Under 20 match at carlisle

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Sunday 6th February at 2.00pm sees Carlisle host the Cumbria U20 match v Durham in the U20 County Championship. If your diet of sport has been reduced because of the weather, turn up and watch the young rugby talent from around the county. Your support will be appreciated. It should be an interesting game, with […]

Jack Frost strikes again

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Yet again the rugby programme fell foul of the weather. Saturday, 29th January should have been one of those rare occasions when we had four, yes four games at home, only for the prospect to be wrecked by a heavy overnight frost. The pitches were very hard, and given the distance the 1st & 2nd […]

News from the bar

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The board have recently decided that the following will apply for purchases over the bar: Special Offers There will be regular SPECIAL OFFERS at the bar in the club.  The offers will apply to MEMBERS ONLY and who can produce a valid 2010 – 2011 MEMBERSHIP CARD when PLACING THEIR ORDER. SPECIAL OFFERS will be […]

Under 15’s v West Hartlepool

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After last weeks indifferent performance Carlisle got back to winning ways on 23rd January, with a much more rambunctious display. A fast paced game which resulted in many handling errors but the core skills at ruck & maul were much improved allowing the home side a number of turn over’s & a steady platform throughout […]

Under 15’s v Kirkby Lonsdale

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A somewhat lacklustre performance saw Carlisle`s first defeat of the season. With one or two regulars missing, but not enough to weaken the starting 15 by a great deal, Carlisle just never got on the front foot, with persistent handling  errors costing them dearly, yet taking nothing away from a well drilled Kirby side who […]

That Weather Again!

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The weather got in the way yet again on 22nd January, and as a result the league fixture backlog was compounded. Hollowdrift at  Durham City was declared unfit as early at 9.00 am, leaving players and supporters of both sides frustrated yet again. Consequently, the league programme has been rearranged once more.  The most recent […]

Scrum Factory Courses

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A “scrum factory” will be held at Carlisle RFC on Wed 9th March at 6.30 pm.  This should be useful for those playing in the scrum and those coaches / teachers who are looking to progress to the Level 2 coaching qualification in the near future. There is also the chance to attend an earlier […]

RFU Events and Courses

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The attached flyer gives details of upcoming events and courses to be held in Cumbria. The following funding is currently available through the club, and all courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking.  Appropriate re-imbursement will follow through the county office. It is emphasised that attendance on courses is conditional […]

Raymond Higgins Memorial Match

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Carlisle Hornets have arranged a memorial match to remember Ray Higgins. The match on Friday, 21st January kicks off against a Howard Arms XV at 7.00pm. This is followed by a “Hog Roast” and antics!  Tickets are not needed, although you will be expected to dig deep to “Help for Heroes” fund. Come along and […]

CRFC Rearranged Fixtures

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After the chaos caused to the fixture programme during the inclement weather, new dates have now be notified and are as follows for the 1st XV in North 1 East 12th February        H        PERCY PARK 26th February        A        Pontefract 19th March             A         Wheatley Hills 2nd April                 H         WEST HARTLEPOOL The outsanding game to be re-listed […]