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Rugby union round-up

Whitehaven edge out Blackburn to kickstart season

Whitehaven Whitehaven finally got their North Lancs/Cumbria season underway with a first win, at home to Blackburn.

Last updated 24 September 2013
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Final quarter woes for Penrith

Rugby union photo Penrith's early season troubles continued as, despite leading twice in their National Three game at home to Billingham, they lost their way in the final quarter.

Last updated 24 September 2013
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Danny Barker debuts in Silloth victory over Wigton Wanderers

Danny Barker photo Silloth gave a debut to Whitehaven RL forward Danny Barker in their Cumbria League clash at Wigton Wanderers.

Last updated 24 September 2013
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Carlisle chalk up first points of the season

Carlisle Carlisle took their first points of the season in North One West with a well-deserved 16-12 victory over Warrington.

Last updated 24 September 2013
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Wigton in fine form against Broughton Park

Rugby union photo Wigton produced a very good all-round performance to record a second five point victory, this time over visitors Broughton Park.

Last updated 23 September 2013
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Cumbria rugby union ace James Tincknell joins Cornish Pirates

James Tincknell photo Cumbrian rugby star James Tincknell, who nearly died in a horrific road smash, hopes a fresh start with Cornish Pirates will help him get back to his best.

Last updated 20 September 2013
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Silloth have to work hard to beat Creighton

Last season’s runners-up Silloth started their Cumbria League season with a 19-15 win at Creighton.

Last updated 17 September 2013
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Keswick turn on the style to beat Eccles

Carrick Wharmby photo Keswick followed-up an excellent draw at Eccles with a convincing 45-13 home win against Fleetwood in North Lancs Cumbria.

Last updated 17 September 2013
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Late drama as Wigton lose at Liverpool St Helens

Wigton had to leave Liverpool St Helens satisfied with two points when only seconds before the final whistle they looked to have bagged all five.

Last updated 17 September 2013
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Penrith youngsters taught lesson at Beverley

Penrith RU Ben Littleton photo Penrith took a young and relatively inexperienced side on the long trek to Beverley and crashed.

Last updated 17 September 2013
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Aspatria start new league season home to Blackburn

The league season opens tomorrow but only two local sides are at home in North Lancs Cumbria.

Last updated 6 September 2013
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Cumbria Cup semi-finals draw

Carlisle and Penrith will host the Cumbria Cup semi-finals following last night's draw.

Last updated 4 September 2013
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Wigton stun cup holders Aspatria in thriller

Rugby union photo Holders Aspatria have been knocked out of the Cumbria Cup by old rivals Wigton at the quarter-final stage.

Last updated 3 September 2013
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Wigton host holders Aspatria in County Cup

Competitive rugby returns to Cumbria this weekend with four intriguing ties in the County Cup.

Last updated 30 August 2013
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Steve Wood out of retirement to join St Benedict's

Steven Wood photo Former Penrith favourite Steve Wood is going back to his roots as player coach with St Benedict’s.

Last updated 16 August 2013
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Cumbrian farmer gets England rugby call-up

Julie Hope photo Farmer Julie Hope is preparing to do battle on a very different field of dreams after being selected for England women’s rugby team.

Last updated 24 July 2013
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Rookie rugby player set to play for GB at World Student Games

Mike Ellery photo Rookie player Megan Ellery doesn’t have to look too far for advice after being selected for the Great Britain sevens team to play at the World Student Games – brother Mike played in the Rugby World Cup Sevens

Last updated 10 July 2013
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St Benedict's deducted points for discipline problems

Two Cumbrian clubs have been hit with penalties by Cumbria RFU because of poor discipline last season.

Last updated 20 June 2013
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Holders Aspatria face Wigton in Cumbria Cup first round

Aspatria must start the defence of the Cumbria Cup at the home of oldest rivals Wigton.

Last updated 20 June 2013
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Cumbria push favourites Surrey all the way

Chris Tweddle photo Cumbria 16 Surrey 21: There were some very, very disappointed Cumbrians as the final whistle sounded in the County Championship Shield Final at Twickenham on Sunday.

Last updated 28 May 2013
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