Please update your Club's contact details on this website. Also inform John Powell of any change in your Fixtures Secretary by email.
The recent round of Level 2 Referee Courses have now finished. We are pleased that we have gained a number of new referees from these. The next round of courses will commence in the new season but anyone interested in becoming a referee and would like to apply to take the Level 2 Course should do so by contacting John Powell or Fred Swarbrick for information and assistance on how to apply. firstname.lastname@example.org Fred.Swarbrick@nowirul.org.uk
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Please click on link for "Individual Team Fixtures". You will see something like 4,000 fixtures set up for all our Clubs and sides as members of The Raging Bull North West Leagues. We owe a great deal of thanks to the Gentlemen concerned in carrying out this work, note the Home/Away combinations through the multiple sides of our Clubs. An amazing exercise and we must all be grateful for the extensive work as carried out. Fred Swarbrick
Great successes achieved at both our host venues The Rossendale Club and The Rochdale Club. From a Crosby player at The Rossendale Club !! “Thanks mate, this has been the best day of my rugby career” Our Cup Competitions work for players of all ages and abilities !! See More !!
CUP DATES 2016/2017
Press View More below to access Cup Dates for 2016/2017 Season and Important Information about How the Cup Competitions will be organised this season. Now all correct!
REFEREE ASSOCIATION MEETINGS
Association Referees -- Meeting Notification
League Setup 2016/2017
After a period of consultation and discussion with Fixtures Secretaries we are now able to finalise the setup for the coming season. League Fixtures will be available soon after we have received all of the National and Northern 1st team Fixtures.
League Fees are now due by August 27th 2016. See Penalties for not paying on time.
League Fees and Code of Conduct Forms are due in by August 27th 2016. Please remind your Treasurers that Rule 23 could cost a Club league points if League Fees are not paid on time.
Individual League Sponsorship
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The BEST Cup Final (Rochdale) Preston Grasshoppers 2nd XV 10 pts v 22 pts Fylde 2nd XV
A terrific Cup Final at the Rochdale Club between two sides filled with genuine Rugby talent and gratefully sponsored by the BEST Company. !! Congratulations to both sides a credit to our LBS and BEST Cup Competitions !!
The LBS Shield Final (RochdaleRUFC Carnforth 1st XV 24 pts v 35 pts Capenhurst 1st XV
The LBS Shield Final produces a tremendously competitive game between two sides new to each other. In normal circumstances these sides would never meet but the LBS and BEST Cup Competitions provide these situations and for everyones interest. New friendships made !!!
The BEST Trophy Final (RochdaleRUFC) Sedgely Park 3rd XV 7 pts v 15 pts Kirby Lonsdale 2nd XV
A great following for both sides saw a most entertaing match between to sides playing attractive open Rugby on a sunny day at the Rochdale Club. Committed Cup Rugby !!!
The LBS Bowl Competition (Rossendale) University of Liverpool Vets 22pts v 7pts Clitheroe 1st XV
The University of Liverpool Vets 1st XV manage to overcome the Cltheroe 1st XV on the LBS prestigious Bowl Final !!!
The LBS Cup Final (Rossendale Club) Preston Grasshoppers 3rd XV 22pts v 17pts Wilmslow 2nd XV
A most competitive LBS Final sees the Preston Grasshoppers XV pick up the LBS Jug !!!!
The LBS Finals at THe Rossendale Club Crosby St. Marys 1st XV 25pts v 22pts Helsby 1st XV
Pictures of the Plate Final Rossendale RUFC.
Vale of Lune B 5 v 35 Bury 4ths 02-04-16
Vale suffer heavy defeat and drop towards the relegation zone but heads don't drop and they keep fighting. All photos by David Hughes.
2016-03-12 Cotton Traders Premier League B Vale of Lune 2nd XV 25 pts v 29pts Sandbach 2nd XV
A terrific Competitive game at Powderhouse Lane played by two sides with a 100% commitment !! A great game !! Pictues by Vale's Chief Photographer Mr. Tony North !!
Tables and results back to 2003, Club Map, Fixture files
Below is a link to RFU North Division to gain access to all info.
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