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By sraeburn, Mar 11 2015 11:15PM

The U13's boys are away against Crewe and Nantwich this Sunday in the Semi Final of the Cheshire Plate, the prize of a place in the finals to be hosted at home! Come along and enjoy what will be a great match and support the lads!!!!!

By grazzer, Feb 25 2015 12:20PM

Sunday 1st March we have

U.16s - AWAY - v - Altrincham Kersal

U.14s - AWAY -v- Crewe & Nantwich @ Brine Leas High School

U.13s - Home -v- Crewe & Nantwich

U.11s - Home -v- Liverpool Collegiate - Still waiting final confirmation

U.10s - AWAY -v- Helsby**

U.9s - HOME -v- Stockport

U.7s & 8s AWAY -v- Helsby**

**Please be advised that Helsby have asked for parents to park at Helsby Community Sports Club, Chester Road, Helsby, Cheshire, WA6 ODL.

Schools Year 5 & 6 Tag Festival - We are again hosting the schools Tag festival on behalf of the Vale Royal School Sports Partnership, the event takes place Monday 2nd March at Moss Farm 12-30 - 4.00. We have 27 teams from 22 schools attending and require as much help as possible for referee, scorers, runners etc. Please feel free to come along.

RFU Girls Area Finals - Sunday 8th March - We will be hosting the inaugural U.13s & U.15s RFU Girls area finals on Sunday 8th March. Games are due to kick off 1.30, we have arranged for a 10.30 kick off for the Junior teams in the morning so should hopefully finish quite early ready for the girls starting. However, with that in mind we think we will need volunteers for the following:-

•Gazebo and control tent setting up late morning/taking down after games finish

•Under 13s pitches setting up, (u15s will already be set up from the morning game)

•A group of volunteers to setup, cook, serve food and tidy up after the games

•Raffle tickets sellers (Claire Antcliffe has donated an England shirt signed by some of the England Ladies, we get to keep ½ the proceeds and the other ½ goes to the RFU Injured Players Foundation, she has also donated some wine, I also have some in my cupboard and I’m sure we can come up with some other prizes)

•People to run touch, (hopefully some of the U13s/U14s/U16s boys to assist with this)

•Pitch Marshalls, (hopefully some of the U13s/U14s/U16s boys to assist with this)

•Runners who can bring results to the control tent, (hopefully some of the U13s/U14s/U16s boys to assist with this)

Our 13s Girls are taking part in this, please come along and cheer them on.

By grazzer, Feb 23 2015 08:38PM

The tournament will take place as part of the Northwich Festival at Moss Farm, Northwich, Cheshire on Sunday 30th August 2015. Timings and detailed information about the tournament will be notified once the number of entries is confirmed. Registration closes 23rd August

Squad numbers are a maximum of 15 per team, clubs may enter two teams if they wish. The tournament is aimed at promoting the “Spirit of Rugby” and adhering to the games Core values.

Fixtures will be played in a round robin league format followed with either straight finals or round robin seeded finals, this all depends on the number of entries received.

For more information please contact

By grazzer, Feb 23 2015 07:39PM

Northwich Ladies 10s tournament is hosted by the Ladies section at Northwich RUFC and will this year celebrate its 10th anniversary. The event is held as part of the Northwich Festival which runs over the August Bank holiday weekend, games are played on the Saturday.

The success of the tournament grows each year with new teams from all over the country entering the competition.

Each team plays in a round robin competition, with the final game a seeded final, i.e. Cup, Plate, Bowl and Shield competition. Last years competition teams played 12 minute games throughout the course of the day. All games are officiated by qualified society referees.

Its not just about playing Rugby matches though, the festival hosts other events over the course of the weekend, including live bands, casino nights, strongman competitions and much more.

Camping is available with spacious pitches for up to 3 nights, as are hot showers, changing rooms, ample parking, local attractions, food and of course plenty of refreshment! in the marquee.

All for £50 per team!

By grazzer, Jan 21 2015 02:23PM

This Sunday FIVE Northwich girls have their England academy trials held at Burnage RUFC

Meg and Niamh in the U15's. Libby, Beth and Lyssi in the U18's

Best of luck girls!!

By grazzer, Jan 20 2015 06:06PM

Weather permitting on Sunday we have

U.16s - HOME -v- Caldy - Cheshire Plate Prelim

U.14s - AWAY -v- Stockport

U.13s - HOME -v- Helsby - Will be reversed to Helsby if needed

U.10s & 11s Training at Moss Farm

U.7s, 8s & 9s Training at Rudheath Leisure centre

U.13s Girls - HOME -v- Melbourne Minxes - 1.00pm

By grazzer, Jan 18 2015 11:25AM

Northwich were guilty of complacency when the Medics beat them at Moss Farm earlier in the season. However the Blacks would not repeat this lapse as they turned in a dominant performance to secure a fine victory. The Blacks were once again forced to make some personnel changes as they were without Houghton, James, Underhill and Cairns. Nevertheless this was a strong lineout with Dan Collins and Callum Hulbert drafted into the squad.

With the match only 2 minutes old Northwich opened their account. With the Medics attacking they spilled the ball. Tangi kicked ahead and the chase was on. The ball stood up kindly for Sam Jones to gather and win the foot race to the line. Dale added the extras and the Blacks were on their way. Instead of pushing on Northwich were subject to a rearguard action as the home side tried to break the line. A pattern developed with the Medics comfortable in possession and the visitors trying to shake off a stranglehold. It wasn’t until the 38th minute thate the Blacks finally added to the scoreboard. For once Northwich were patient in their approach work and after a series of incursions the powerful Tangi broke the resilient defence to score a fine try allowing Dale to add the extras. Deep in stoppage time Northwich secured a turnover ball and moved it to Naylor. He made the decisive break allowing the mercurial Gallimore to find Watts out wide who went over for a try. With Dale once again on target the Blacks went into the break with a 21-0 lead, which in all truth wa slightly flattering.

Within 5 minutes of the restart the visitors lead was extended. Having won a penalty, Northwich opted for the lineout, with the ball secured they drove for the line, Tangi peeled off the maul and proved unstoppable as he scored his second try. Dale added the extras and the blacks had secured a bonus point. Five minutes later Northwich extended their lead. John Harrison stole a lineout from the Medics. The ball was quickly moved wide eventually finding Gavin whose strong run evaded all would be tacklers to score a fine try that Dale converted. With the outcome assured you could have expected the Medics to crumble. However this was not the case they came at the Blacks with determination testing the defences to the limit. On the 72nd minute they got their reward. After a sustained assault on the Northwich line, which included them twice being held up they eventually score a well deserved try and conversion. The final score of the match came on the 75th minute when the blacks won a turnover ball. Naylor fed Gallimore who drove for the line, the ball was recycled and Jones provided Naylor with a neat pass for him to score.

Next week Northwich will take a break from league action. However they will be competing in the Intermediate Cup.

The next match for Northwich is at Home to Aspatria in the Intermediate Cup 2015 KO 2.15 pm


Cartman, Tangi, Brotherton, Harrison, Gavin, Watts, Collins, Thyne, Gallimore, Dale, Simes, Purbrick, Naylor, Sam Jones, Barber, Smith, Thompson, Hulbert

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