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 […]

Former Club Chairman, Bill Swarbrick Dies

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It is with sadness that we report the death of a former Chairman of the club, Bill Swarbrick. Bill, who had been ill for some time with cancer, died at home surrounded by his wife and family. Bill had been associated with Carlisle RFC for many years, and the for the last decade as chairman […]

Volunteer Awards Night

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Cumbria RFU organised a presentation evening on 20th July 2011, when around 40 volunteers from rugby clubs across the county were presented with signed certificates from the president of the Rugby Football Union, Richard Appleby, to recognise the contributions they had made to the game. In addition the men each received an R.F.U. “VIP” tie. […]

World Cup Rugby Festival 2011

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Before we know it, World Cup 2011 and all the attendant hysteria will be upon us. In Cumbria it is hoped to organise a festival as a pre-cursor to the event. For full details please click here, and if you have any ideas, in the first instance, email the club secretary on mortwas82@aol.com, and your […]

First Aid Training

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A Cumbria based first aid appointed persons course is being organised soon. Members are reminded that the usual booking conditions apply. Interested persons to contact the club secretary. Course details PDF

Junior & Youth AGM

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The junior and youth section held their AGM at the Club on Wednesday15th July. The club chairman of rugby, Martin Plummer, and the club secretary, David Morton, attended. Thanks were expressed to Moira Fisher for her hard work during her year as secretary of the section.  As a farmer’s wife, it could be said that […]

August Level 1 Coaching Course

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INTERESTED IN COACHING A LEVEL 1 COACHING COURSE COMING UP Due to the popularity of the current Level 1 coaching course at Penrith (32 candidates), the RDO has managed to arrange another course to be held in August 2009, to take into account the extra numbers interested in completing the award. The dates for the […]

RFU League Restructure 09/10

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Members are regularly asking what the current situation is concerning the proposed restructuring of the leagues for next season and beyond.  The PDF document below is hot off the press today and gives a good explanation of the current situation. If you have any queries please contact the CLUB secretary in the first instance. Please […]

Club Mourns Players’ Death

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The sad news has reached the club of the death during the night of popular prop Raymond Higgins. Ray, in his forties,  had been playing for the Hornets in their match against Penrith 3rds on Saturday 31st January. Club Secretary David Morton summed up the feelings of the club when he said, “Ray was a […]

RFU Presidents Awards 2009

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Details and nomination papers are now available for the RFU Presidents Awards for 2009. If there is anyone you think is worthy of consideration for nomination please use the information that is available in the paper on the attached PDF below. There are now fifteen categories. Completed application forms should be sent to; The Club […]