Wirral 13 v Carlisle RFC 18

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City side extract revenge Early season defeat by one point at Warwick Road was on the minds of the Warwick Road men on their second trip of the season to the south Merseyside area.    After a shocking start to the season, Carlisle have been gradually improving and whilst not overconfident, the self belief that has been […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

U14’s v Percy Park 6th Nov

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Carlisle travelled to Percy Park, North Tyneside last Sunday and although the weather was perfect, the same could not be said for the result with the visitors going down to a 55 – 14 defeat. Carlisle did not  have a full strength side available with players either injured or sick and despite everyone giving up […]

U10’s v Penrith RFC

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Carlisle Under 10’s hosted a two game competition against Penrith on Sunday 9th October at the Warwick Road Ground. Before the kick-off of the first game both teams observed a one minutes silence in memory of Mr Bill Swarbrick, former stalwart of Carlisle Rugby Club. The first game showed Carlisle’s strength in the forward area […]

U14’s v Sunderland RFC  

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Carlisle U14’s hosted Sunderland on Sunday 2nd October, and came away with a win, 29 – 12. Sunderland’s large pack kept Carlisle busy from the start and a strong driving resulted in an early try, right beneath the posts which they duly converted. 0 – 7 Carlisle came back and gradually began to take control […]

Under 14’s v Penrith RUFC

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Carlisle U14’s hosted Penrith on Sunday 25th September for their second match of the season and in a close game won 19 – 14. Within a few minutes, the visitors very strong forwards showed they meant business and with some strong running from the kick off saw them open up a sleepy Carlisle defence to […]

Under 13’s Cumbria Cup Final

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Date:            10th April 2011Kick off time:        1.00 pmVenue:            PenrithWon / drawn / lost:    WonResult:            5 v 7Half time score:    15 v 12 In an intensely close fought match Carlisle U13’s scored in the last play of the game to beat Kirkby Lonsdale 15 – 12 In the County […]