Archives for November 2011

U14’s v Ponteland RFC

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Carlisle travelled to Ponteland on Sunday 27th November and despite being behind at half time, put in a great display to come home the victors by 32 – 17. In windy conditions Carlisle’s fitness appeared to give them edge in the last quarter enabling them to put the pressure on the home side. Ponteland’s large […]

Carlisle cup match off

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Carlisle RFC have a day off on Saturday 26th November.  They should have entertained Kirkby Lonsdale in the semi final of the Cumbria Cup. However, due to the withdrawal of the original and subsequent nominations by Cumbria RFU for the RFU Intermediate Cup, the south Cumbrian’s have been nominated to take their place;  they will […]

U15’s v Vale of Lune 20th Nov

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Carlisle under 15s took a depleted side to Vale of Lune on Sunday 20th November where they met very strong opposition. Right from the start the Vale forwards set out their stall and within two minutes they had cleared a ruck and sent their centre in for the first try of the game. Carlisle were […]

Carlisle v Aspatria RFC 19th Nov

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Carlisle travelled to Bower Park bouyed by their victory over 3rd placed Widnes the previous week. That victory kept them out of the relegation slots, so it was important that the city side maintained their momentum with a victory over near neighbours Aspatria.  Local derbies are often dour affairs and with the home team in […]

Carlisle youngsters represent Three Counties

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Three under 16 lads from Carlisle represented Cumbria in the new Three Counties (Cumbria, Durham & Northumberland) Under 16 team that overcame Lancashire at Preston on Sunday, 20th November by 24 pts to 17 pts. Below, left to right, James Robson, Brett Connon and Mark Foster.  (Brett travelled with the team although sadly, he was not […]

Carlisle rugby team beef up at new Flaming grill

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The Carlisle Rugby team knew they were onto a winner when they touched down at the new look Gosling Bridge Inn. For the Kingstown Road pub invited the ‘beefy’ boys to officially re-open the local which has introduced a Flaming Grill menu, following a £300,000 investment. Gosling Bridge Inn general manager, Barbara Monaghan, said: “It […]

U14’s v Tynedale 13th Nov

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Carlisle were at home on Sunday 13th November and hosted Tynedale.  In a hard fought contest, Carlisle went down to a 22-30 points defeat. Tynedale kicked off and within 2 minutes they drew in the Carlisle defence and good handling out wide saw them run in a try down the left side.  Carlisle responded with […]

Club Refurbishment

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What it is hoped will be the first stage of an ongoing refurbishment of the clubhouse at Warwick Road has recently been completed. The entrance hall, the ladies toilets, the main clubroom and the servery have all had a makeover to enhance the user experience. The main room has been renamed the “Bill Swarbrick Suite” in memory […]

Uncer 10’s play at Newcastle Falcons’ ground

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A strong 12 man under 10 Squad travelled to the home of the Newcastle Falcons on 12th November to take part in an under 10’s Rugby festival. Carlisle were drawn in a pool against Ponteland, Morpeth, Tynedale and Northern. The Carlisle squad consisted of Charlie WALKER (captain) Nathaniel MOSSOP, Tom LEWIS, James BROWN, Elliot BEVINGTON, […]

Groundsman takes up duties

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Carlisle have installed a new groundsman on a full time basis, and he comes to the club from Brampton Golf Club where he has been for about five years as one of a team of five turf care professionals. Matt Henry who lives in the city,  started on the 31st October and was soon to be […]