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 […]

U11s v Kirkby Lonsdale 26th Feb 2012

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This was the third meeting between the sides with Carlisle winning both previous meetings and showed little intention to let that slip. Early pressure from KL forced Carlisle to defend deep, but quick hands released Taryn Reay for the opening try for Carlisle, calmly converted by Jake Whittaker. KL hit back and following scrappy play […]

U15’s v Kirby Lonsdale

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Both Carlisle and Kirby Lonsdale under 15s fielded the bare minimum of 15 players in what proved to be an extremely close and entertaining game that included plenty of powerful forwards’ play and lots of exiting running by both sets of backs. Carlisle started brightly enough pushing the visitors back into their 22 for the […]

Carlisle U14’s v Gala

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Carlisle Under 14’s travelled north to the Borders last Saturday to play a friendly at Gala and despite having a few players missing, put in a very strong performance, but went down to a 34 to 21 points defeat.  This was only Carlisle’s second game this year, since their last competitive outing in mid December. […]

U15’s v Workington Zebras

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After several attempts to play this game, the weather finally prevailed and Carlisle travelled to Workington for their County Cup match. The game started brightly enough with Workington heading into the Carlisle half straight away and commanding some good position gained by strong rucking.The Carlisle forwards woke up to the challenge and quickly got back […]

Colts v Keighley RFC – National Colts Plate competition

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Carlisle Colts travelled to Keighley in W Yorkshire for their Round 3 game in the National Colts Plate competition, looking to avenge their earlier defeat to another Yorkshire team, Doncaster, in the Cup. With a keen NW wind blowing across the pitch and heavy sticky conditions this wasn’t going to be a flowing backs game. […]

U15’s v Wigton

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Carlisle under 15s returned to action for their first game since November. Wigton started very strongly and in the first five minutes capitalised on some slow defending to push over a forwards try within the first 5 minutes. A well taken conversion saw the lead move to 7 before Carlisle shook off the Christmas turkey […]

Carlisle tame Liverpool St Helens

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In his programme notes for the game the skipper, Mark Barron implored the players to win the match so that the victory could be dedicated to the memory of David Burnett, a former president of the club and who died just before Christmas. Two teams from Carlisle, the Liverpool St Helens teams and Moresby, who […]

Colts v Wigton 17th Dec 2011

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Carlisle Colts were a bit ring rusty going into their return league match against local rivals Wigton, having not played together for over a month. With the sticky conditions not favouring an expansive game of rugby, Wigtons bigger forwards had the upperhand in the scrums and the home side’s backs were struggling for ball all […]

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 […]