Archives for September 2011

Under 14’s v Penrith RUFC

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Carlisle U14’s hosted Penrith on Sunday 25th September for their second match of the season and in a close game won 19 – 14. Within a few minutes, the visitors very strong forwards showed they meant business and with some strong running from the kick off saw them open up a sleepy Carlisle defence to […]

Club improvement programme

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Members need to be aware that it is intended that some refurbishment work will be undertaken to the club commencing on 31st October.  It is expected that the work will last ten days, with things being back to normal from 10th November. Work will involve redecorating, carpeting and furnishing of the main club room, the entrance […]

Carlisle 7 v Vale of Lune 44

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The city side have developed a tradition of being slow starters in the league.  Having lost three or four key players to a higher standard of rugby elsewhere, perhaps it is not surprising that they are finding it rather a struggle to find some meaningful form this season. Since the opening day cup victory over […]

Colts v Alnwick 17 Sept 2011

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Despite the early monsoon and the lack of referees the Colts managed to press on with their League campaign in their first home game of the season against a lively Alnwick side. The game was pretty evenly contested in the first 10 minutes until the Alnwick fly half managed to break through the Carlisle defence […]

Under 14’s v Morpeth 11th Sep 2011

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The new season got underway Carlisle U14’s with a trip to Morpeth last Sunday.  In an entertaining encounter the home side won 26 – 12. The first 20 minutes saw both sides evenly matched, both of them sharing each other’s territory.  Morpeth had the ball carried over the line after 10 mins but excellent defence […]

Colts v Wigton 10th Sept 2011

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The first game of the season on Saturday 10th of September in the NE and Cumbria Saturday League, saw Carlisle Colts away to local rivals Wigton. First game nerves saw handling errors on both sides and a sudden deterioration in the weather, meant Carlisle were playing into a stiff wind and rain in the first […]

Dates for December

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Still only September but thoughts of the festive season are not too far away.  Please make a note of the following dates in your diary so as not to be disappointed:  Saturday 10th December – The annual lunch for members of the Patron’s Club who will be invited to join in with our sponsors for […]

Level 1 coaching course

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For those considering taking up coaching, the next Level 1 course commences on 19th October 2011 at St Bees School. But, before you can enrol you must first have completed a Rugby Ready course.  The choice of dates available at the moment are Wednesday evenings 21st / 28th September and Sunday afternoon 25th September. Interested, then […]

Disappointing start to season

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On Saturday 3rd September, Carlisle returned west after exile in the east for five years, travelling to Rochdale who had been relegated after a couple of years at Level 5 in National 3 North.  Carlisle fielded a side with several debutants, including a number who have recently stepped up from junior rugby  –  and to […]

Cup Results 27th Aug 2011

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The rugby cup results for Saturday, 27th August 2011 are as follows; Cumbria Cup Carlisle 25 pts Aspatria 6 pts Match pictures (Aspatria RFC) Cumbria Vase Carlisle 36 pts Kirkby Lonsdale 25 pts