Kirkby fall again as Cobras bite back

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Carlisle under 16s played Kirkby Lonsdale in the repeated long awaited county cup semi final at Warwick Road on Sunday 26th February. With both teams at full strength there was going to be little between the sides in a physical contest showing some of the county’s highest skill levels on offer. Earlier in the season […]

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 […]

U15’s v Vale of Lune 20th Nov

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Carlisle under 15s took a depleted side to Vale of Lune on Sunday 20th November where they met very strong opposition. Right from the start the Vale forwards set out their stall and within two minutes they had cleared a ruck and sent their centre in for the first try of the game. Carlisle were […]

U14’s v Tynedale 13th Nov

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Carlisle were at home on Sunday 13th November and hosted Tynedale.  In a hard fought contest, Carlisle went down to a 22-30 points defeat. Tynedale kicked off and within 2 minutes they drew in the Carlisle defence and good handling out wide saw them run in a try down the left side.  Carlisle responded with […]

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U14’s v Blaydon 30th Oct 2011

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Carlisle RFC under 14’s travelled to Blaydon in Northumberland with ideal weather conditions for a game of rugby. Carlisle kicked off with a good chase from the forwards and with some good counter-rucking turned over the ball.  Second row Harry Powell then broke through Blaydon’s defence with the first try of the game, duly converted […]

Carlisle Hornets 15 v Moresby 6

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Carlisle RFC Hornets too had a good day out on Saturday 22nd October with a victory over Moresby. Great that there was at least a game of rugby to be had in the Cumbria Shield League and it was good to see that Moresby are getting a team out again. In arrears at the break by […]

Safeguarding young people in rugby courses

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Safeguarding and protection of children and young people is becoming more prominent and it is essential that we are kept up to date with all that is necessary on the legislation that applies, as well as advice on the practical applications. A number of courses have been arranged to qualify, re-qualify or update those interested. […]

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 […]

Cougars no10 to play for Scotland

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Cougars number 10 is called up to Scotland squad for Scotland V Ireland 6 nations game this weekend. Lisa Ritchie who plays fly-half for Carlisle Cougars has been called up to the Scotland women’s 6 nations squad who face Ireland this weekend. The call up is a result of review of the playing squad, and […]