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. […]

Under 14’s County Cup Semi Final

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Date:            6/4/11 Kick off time:        7pm Match:            Carlisle v Kirby Lonsdale Venue:            Carlisle Won / drawn / lost:    Won Result:            29 v 7 Half time score:    10 v 0 Carlisle under 14s played their first game under floodlights and spent the first ten minutes defending valiantly […]

Carlisle v Old Crossleyans 12th March

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Eventually, after a shy first half, Carlisle got into their stride and played some good rugby and were worthy of their win. Old Crocs came to Warwick Road on the back of a comprehensive home victory over neighbours Cleckheaton, who have been in the leading group at the top of the league for most of […]

Consett v Carlisle Under 16’s

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Carlisle under 16’s travelled to Consett on 6th March, looking to build on their previous impressive outing against Workington. A few positional changes resulted in a nervous few minutes at the start as players got to grips with the play. Consett started the brighter team and soon put the Carlisle defence under some pressure as […]

U16’s v Workington

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With an eye to the forthcoming county cup game next week, players were keen to make their mark for selection in this return game against Workington Zebras. We were all anticipating a keenly fought contest in frost-free conditions for a change and we were not disappointed. Well it was keenly fought and it was frost-free, […]

Under 15’s v Ponteland

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Carlisle Cobras travelled to Ponteland on 17th October, looking to make it six wins from six this season. Up to now all games in the North East had been tough encounters and it was clear from the outset this would be no different. Ponteland won the toss and elected to recieve. Carlisle settled into the […]

Hartlepool Rovers 3 v Carlisle RFC 17

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North 1 East League Saturday, 16th October 2010 After the trauma of recent weeks when Carlisle have contributed to their own downfall on occasions, it was really refreshing to see a display of attacking rugby that did the lads and the club proud. To say that Carlisle deserved their success at The New Friarage would […]

Tom Graham 21

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Saturday, 26th June saw the club in vibrant mode (and mood) when the throngs gathered to celebrate the 21st birthday of 1st XV hooker, Tom Graham. The theme of the night was “fancy dress” and all those who attended have to be congratulated for their imagination! Best wishes to Tom from all at Carlisle RFC.

Joe Graham signs for Falcons

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Former Carlisle hooker, Joe Graham has recently signed for Newcastle Falcons after a spell at Tynedale for whom he joined from Carlisle. Joe is a fine example of what committment to training and dedication to personal fitness, can achieve. Since leaving Carlisle Joe has gone fron strength to strength and is one of only a […]

Carlisle 27 v Billingham colts 23

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Saturday 27 March 2010 Carlisle Colts 27, Billingham Colts 23 An important game for both teams, although Carlisle having suffered defeat at Percy Park were looking to get back into winning ways; conditions could hardly be better, with the pitch in excellent condition a great day for running rugby. The game started lively with both […]