Archives for March 2012

Carlisle v Widnes RFC 24th March 2012

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Glorious weather, glorious rugby  –  in defeat! Our first ever league trip to Widnes was full of expectation with hopes high that another “double” could be achieved, and how close it was!  There is no doubt that the home team were pleased to hear the final whistle;  they know how close they came to having their […]

U15’s v Wigton 18th March 2012

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Perfect weather at Warwick Road saw Carlisle under 15s beat a strong visiting Wigton side in their second fixture of the season. Carlisle started really brightly with a forwards move and ruck resulting in the ball making it out to Yousef Sahib on the left wing. Sahib passed back inside then looped right round behind […]

Colts v Billingham 17th March 2012

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Carlisle Colts were expecting a tough game against Billingham after their defeat to them earlier in the season, and were not disappointed. A game played in perfect conditions, produced an outstanding game of Colts rugby, and none of the spectators could have been dissatisfied with what they witnessed. Both teams gave a 100% and more, […]

The Burnett / Swarbrick memorial

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The main club room and the lounge bar are to be officially renamed in memory of Bill Swarbrick and Dave Burnett. The main room will become known as “The Bill Swarbrick Suite”, with the lounge bar restyled as “Burnett’s Bar” .   An informal ceremony will take place on Friday 30th March at the club, commencing at […]

Chinese Night at Carlisle RFC

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Following the successful “Indian Night”  –  eat as much as you can for a tenner, there is a “Chinese Night” being held at the club on Friday, 23rd March from 7.00pm. Still great value at £10 per head. Bookings being taken  –  give Bryan a ring and book a table to avoid disappointment.    

U14’s v Penrith RFC 11th March 2012

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Carlisle RFC’s U14’s travelled to Penrith last Sunday in the semi final of the County Cup succeeded in winning 34 – 12, in an exciting game. Both sides started strongly, but in the 4th minute, from the scrum on the half way line Carlisle’s fast handling out through the backs released centre Josh Heap who […]

Stylish victory for Carlisle

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Carlisle have been threatening for a while to put on a bit of style after a season of hard slog. A poor start to the campaign left the city side rooted to the basement for the first quarter of the season.  Performances have gradually improved, and now after grinding out results to climb the table […]

Newcastle Falcons Camp

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The Newcastle Falcons Easter 2012 camps will see the Falcons return to Carlisle and Middlesbrough as well as debut’s at Sunderland, Whitely Bay Rockcliff. Bookings should be made direct with the Falcons and not through the club.Previous camps have been very well attended and enjoyed by all participants.Book now by calling Falcons Camp HotlineRing 0191 […]

Carlisle Colts v Birmingham & Solihull RFC

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The Colts travelled the long distance to Birmingham to play in Round 5 of the Under 19s National Plate competition hoping to build on their decent showing against Keighley. From the start they showed no evidence of any travel fatigue chasing down the Birmingham defence. The early territorial advantage was with Carlisle as they repeatedly […]

U15’s v Egremont 4th March 2012

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Carlisle under 15’s put in a splendid performance against Egremont in Sunday’s County Cup Semi-Final to secure a place against Penrith in this years final. Wet and heavy conditions meant a hard game was always on the cards and the opening forays were pretty even as both teams tested each others tackling and running skills […]