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 […]

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 […]

Carlisle 25 v Anselmians RFC 10

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Carlisle have distanced themselves from the relegation zone following a decisive win over Anselmians. However, they failed to secure a much needed bonus point from the Wirral based side.
 Prior to the match, Anselmians trailed Carlisle by just one point in the league, but a win for the Cumbrians has added another four points to […]

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 […]

County Under 20 match at carlisle

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Sunday 6th February at 2.00pm sees Carlisle host the Cumbria U20 match v Durham in the U20 County Championship. If your diet of sport has been reduced because of the weather, turn up and watch the young rugby talent from around the county. Your support will be appreciated. It should be an interesting game, with […]

That Weather Again!

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The weather got in the way yet again on 22nd January, and as a result the league fixture backlog was compounded. Hollowdrift at  Durham City was declared unfit as early at 9.00 am, leaving players and supporters of both sides frustrated yet again. Consequently, the league programme has been rearranged once more.  The most recent […]

Rugby Update

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Sorry there has been a shortage of reports about rugby over the last few weeks.  Doubtless everyone will understand that is down to the weather. To publish information, we rely on getting information from team contacts.  Some are good at sending in details, and others, well….! Last Saturday, saw a resumption of a proper programme […]

Driffield v Carlisle

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In the past, Driffield has never been a happy hunting ground for Carlisle.  In their four previous visits the city side have only managed a draw, and last season had their heaviest ever league defeat inflicted on them. After an enforced lay off due to the weather, the team were anxious to get back into […]

Carlisle Sign Merton

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James Merton, a 19 year old flanker or number eight has recently signed for Carlisle from Team Northumbria. He is a contemporary of Grant Connon at Northumbria University, and was born at Hornchurch in Essex. Despite his age, Merton is an accomplished player.  He had an outing for the Crusaders recently when they eclipsed Leigh […]

Cumbria Cup Quarter Final

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The Cumbria Cup Quarter Final versus Kirkby Lonsdale has been arranged for Wednesday, 14th APRIL 2010 at 7.30 pm at Warwick Road. It should be played on 17th April, but because of the league fixture backlog caused by the weather, a mid week game was the only option.