Carlisle Rugby Club rocked by death of David Burnett

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Carlisle Rugby Football Club sadly announce the death of former club president and local solicitor, David Burnett. David, a former player, committee man and club president,  died on Thursday following a long illness. The thoughts of all at the club are with his family, especially his daughter Angela and his sons Michael and Martin, both […]

1st XV Next Season

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Early indications are that for 2011 – 2012 season Carlisle will be in North 1 West League. Promoted to Level 6 after the 2004 – 2005 season, we spent the first year in North 1 West, with the following years in North 1 East after being level transferred. In many respects going east was like […]

Under 13’s Cumbria Cup Final

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Date:            10th April 2011Kick off time:        1.00 pmVenue:            PenrithWon / drawn / lost:    WonResult:            5 v 7Half time score:    15 v 12 In an intensely close fought match Carlisle U13’s scored in the last play of the game to beat Kirkby Lonsdale 15 – 12 In the County […]

Under 15’s Double Win

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With the dust still settling from last weeks cup semi Carlisle loaded the wagons on rolled out to Penrith for a round robin with the hosts & the touring Durham City. A good turn out allowed Carlisle to field near enough two different teams & gave the lads missing from the cup run a chance […]

Under 13’s Yorkshire Tour

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Carlisle U13’s travelled to Harrogate on Friday 25th Feb on the first day of their weekend tour to North Yorkshire. In the first half Harrogate’s strong pack totally dominated and by half time had run in 6 tries.  In the second half, Carlisle started to regain some control and created a few chances that eventually […]

Jagermeister Night

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Carlisle rugby club was the venue for the first ever Jagermeister night on Saturday 19th February. Over 160 people turned out to sample eight different jager drinks ranging from a standard jagerbomb to a more exotic sex on the jager! As always the club provided top class entertainment through resident DJ Nick ‘sawdust’ Cooper as […]

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 […]

Under 15s v Morpeth

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Carlisle Cobras travelled to the North East on 10th October for the third time this season, knowing they would face their toughest test yet against a determind and gritty Morpeth side. However at nearly full strength confidence was high in the camp and captain Tom Fuller believed the lads could make it five wins from […]

Story Group Boosts Cougars

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The Carlisle based Story Group, provided the Cougars with a huge boost moving into the new season. The Story Group is staying on board to support the women’s rugby team for a sixth season, as they take promotion into Championship North 1. The Cougars will be playing in the joint second highest league in the […]

Carlisle man elected county president

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Congratulations to Alan Tiffen who was elected President of Cumbria RFU at their AGM on Friday, 30th July He has been the county secretary for several years and the picture indicates that he was ready for a good rest! Alan, who lives in the Stanwix area of the city will be in office for a […]