U16’s v Penrith RFC County Cup Final

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Following a successful display in the semi final against Kirkby Lonsdale, Carlisle faced what would be an even tougher test against a strong Keswick outfit in the final of this years Cumbria Cup competition. Played at Winters Park on a day were the weather couldn’t have been more mixed Carlisle kicked off playing with the […]

U14’s v Westoe RFC

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Carlisle U14’s hosted Westoe, from South Shields at Warwick Road last Sunday, for their last game of the season.  The visitors came with a below par side with some team members missing and despite putting up a spirited performance Carlisle won 39 – 0. Fresh from their recent tour to Sale, Manchester the previous weekend, […]

Under 15’s v Penrith RFC Cup final

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On a sunny and calm April day Penrith met Carlisle at under 15 for the third consecutive year. With honours even at one victory a piece, the early exchanges between the teams looked promising as both Carlisle and Penrith looked to move the ball around the pitch. An early break by the Penrith winger from […]

Carlisle v Rochdale 21st April

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Carlisle and Rochdale rounded off the league season as they began it, playing each other!  The difference this time though was, that Carlisle had improved, with Rochdale seemingly having regressed!  The city side finished off their league programme with a fine win, but don’t let anyone get carried away with the outcome.  Welcome and deserved […]

Carlisle RFC Under 16s quartet represent North East Giants!

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On Sunday 1st April four youngsters from Carlisle Rugby Club made the trip north to Murrayfield in Edinburgh to represent Newcastle Falcons. Brett Connon, Luke Davison, Mark Forster and James Robson represented the academy side, who challenged a strong and physical Scotland Under 16 side. The selection comes at the end of a very successful […]

U14s v Sunderland

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Carlisle U14’s were away at Sunderland last Sunday and in a physical game won 39–19. For most of the first 20 minutes Sunderland had the visitors pegged back in their own half, with some determined driving, but some poor handling and knock-ons preventing them from capitalising on their advantage. Just after 20 minutes Carlisle had […]

U14’s v Penrith RFC 11th March 2012

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Carlisle RFC’s U14’s travelled to Penrith last Sunday in the semi final of the County Cup succeeded in winning 34 – 12, in an exciting game. Both sides started strongly, but in the 4th minute, from the scrum on the half way line Carlisle’s fast handling out through the backs released centre Josh Heap who […]

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. […]

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 […]

Carlisle v Sandbach RFC 3rd Dec 2011

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Carlisle were defeated 11-28 this weekend, as league leaders Sandbach proved too strong for the Cumbrian side. The city side had a number of chances to sink the Cheshire outfit, but were unable to do so. 
The increasingly deteriorating weather was certainly a factor as both teams struggled to retain possession and capitalise on advantages. […]