Cheshire Cup Final 2015

Cup Comp Final posterA 2015

Cheshire Vase, Bowl & Plate Final Results

‘Congratulations’ to the winners of the Vase, Bowl and Plate, also many thanks to Winnington Park for hosting the Finals.

Plate Final:- Oxton Parkonians  15  v  32  Oldershaw

Plate Winners Oldershaw

Bowl Final:-  Ashton on Mersey  11  v  12  Southern Nomads (IOM)

Bowl Winners Southern Nomads

Vase Final:-  Crewe & Nantwich  0  v  37  Wilmslow

Vase Winners Wilmslow
Cheshire RFU Volunteer Awards Evening – Thursday 14th May 2015

To Cheshire Club Chairmen, Secretaries and Volunteer co-ordinators

I can confirm that the first Cheshire Volunteers’ Awards Evening will be on Thursday 14th May 2015 at Bowdon RUFC.

Please see the attached invitation and nomination form to nominate volunteers, and accompany them to this first Cheshire Presidents Awards for Volunteers.

Cheshire Presidents Awards invite nomination form (2) 2015

This is a great opportunity to recognise the efforts and contributions made by volunteers across Cheshire at our clubs that enable many people to have a great rugby experience. The correspondence I had following my previous emails highlighted a number of people whose activities deserve recognition.

Can you also please confirm how many people will be attending the awards evening as soon as possible after you make the nominations.

Please nominate volunteers as detailed in the attached letter. If you have any questions please let me know, either by email, or phone on 07801076727.

I look forward to seeing many people on the 14th May.

Please note the closing date of 30th April.

Mark Jordan
Cheshire CBVC

Three Cheshire boys selected for England Counties U18’s

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Left to Right: John Whittaker, Matthew Palfreyman, Owen MacCuish

The boys made it through the Cheshire U18 trial process and into the Cheshire squad to compete at the Northern Divisional Festival matches against Yorkshire, Northumberland and Lancashire in October/November 2014.

The North U18 selectors held trial at Woodhouse Grove, Bradford on 29th December 2014, with twelve Cheshire players asked to attend.

Following the December trial, six Cheshire players – George Bordill, Owen MacCuish, Oscar McCormack, Matthew Palphreyman, Matthew Peakman and John Whittaker – where selected for North U18’s first preparation day held at Newcastle Falcons, Kingston Park in January.

North U18 second preparation day was a warm up match versus Worcester Warriors U18, held at Ellesmere College in early February.

North U18’s final squad selection to represent the six Northern Counties at the England Counties U18 trial held at Loughborough University on 20th February, included five Cheshire players: Owen MacCuish, Oscar McCormack, Matthew Palphreyman, Matthew Peakman and John Whittaker.

England Press release

THE England Counties Under 18 selectors have named an extended squad to prepare for this season’s International Triangular Festival at Hartpury College in Gloucestershire between March 28 and April 4

The extended squad was selected after the Divisional Festival at Loughborough University last weekend and will be trimmed after a further training session at Loughborough on March 15 to produce the final squad for the festival.

England will launch the festival on Saturday March 28 when they face a France side selected from their regional academies.

France will then meet Irish Clubs Under 18s at Hartpury on April 1 with England facing Ireland in the festival finale on Saturday April 4.

England Counties Under 18 Clubs squad:

Jacob Atkins( St Pauls School, Bracknell RFC and Berkshire), Myles Bean (King Edward Vi School, Bedford Blues RFC and Warwickshire), Ruaridh Dawson (Newcastle School for Boys, Blaydon RFC and Northumberland), Connor Hayhow (St Paul’s School, Bracknell RFC and Berkshire), George Jackson (Trinity School, Sutton Epsom RFC and Surrey), Aaron Martin (Bilton School, Bedford Blues RFC and Warwickshire), William Newett (Leeds GS and Yorkshire), James Shillcock (Warwick School, Worcester RFC and Warwickshire), James Spencer (Queen Elizabeth GS, Penrith RFC and Cumbria), Benjamin Usher (The Priory Academy, Newark RFC and Notts, Lincs & Derbyshire), Fergus Wood (Ardingly College, Hove RFC and Sussex).

Harrison Berresford (Hautlieu School, Jersey RFC and Hampshire), Jack Conteh (Myerscough College, Sale Sharks and Lancashire), Tom Doughty (St Bartholomews School, Hove RFC and Sussex), Joseph Duffy (Myerscough College, Sale Sharks and Lancashire), Cameron Gray (The Oratory School, Maidenhead RFC and Berkshire), Max Hill (Worcester Sixth Form College, Malvern RFC and North Midlands), Kiaran Knight (St Peter’s School, Matson RFC and Gloucestershire), Owen McCuish (Sandbach School, Sandbach RFC and Cheshire), John McKenzie (Runshaw College, Preston Grasshoppers RFC and Lancashire), Dylan Morris (Reed’s School, Wimbledon RFC and Surrey), Joshua Novell (Bedes School, Crowborough RFC and Sussex), Matthew Palphreyman (Wirral GS, Wirral RFC and Cheshire), Justin Rowland (George Abbot School, Chobham RFC and Surrey), John Whittaker (Sandbach School, Sandbach RFC and Cheshire).


3 Cheshire Under 20’s selected for North of England duty

Congratulations to Dominic Sherratte ( Macclesfield and Cheshire U20 ) Simon Green  (Stockport and Cheshire Under 20 )  both of whom have been  recently selected  for North Division duty, and

( Kyle Joseph  Chester and Cheshire U20 ) who has been selected on the reserve list. They are due to  represent North @ The Divisional Festival, Welbeck College over the Easter Weekend (3rd to 5th April 2015) .

Cheshire U20 Team manager Ian  Stanton stated ……”The under 20 National Championship is not only a place to demonstrate higher level  county representative rugby, team work, and individual skill,but is a place from where selection to National representative teams, such as North can occur.  Our congratulations go out to Simon , Dom and Kyle, who have  not only been great characters to work with, but have been significant assets representing  both their home clubs and our County U 20 squad. They have remained focussed and dedicated to the cause at all time and have inspired others in the squad by their commitment. Its been a pleasure to work with them .Although the the U20 team position this year is not where we planned to be, Simon ,Dom and Kyle’s individual efforts were commendable. On behalf of the Cheshire coaching and management team we wish them the very best for their future rugby successes. ”

Dom ( ball carrier ) and Simon Green ( black scrum cap)  working together

Kyle ( over the ruck.. coloured scrum cap )



Nick Jones

Cheshire U20’s

Forthcoming Fixtures & Events

Date/Time Event
2:15 pm
Cheshire Cup Final
Birkenhead Park RUFC, Park Road North, Birkehead, ,
6:30 pm
CBRDP Meetings
Chester RUFC, Chester, Cheshire
3:00 pm
Cheshire 1st XV v Lancashire 1st XV
Chester RUFC, Littleton, Chester, Cheshire
3:00 pm
Cheshire 1st XV V Yorkshire XV
Doncaster RUFC, Doncaster, Yorkshire
3:00 am
Cheshire 1st XV v Durham XV
Mowden Park, Neasham Rd , Darlington
4:30 pm
Annual general meeting 2015
Chester RUFC, Chester, Cheshire
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
General Committee Meeting
Chester RUFC, Chester, Cheshire
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Executive Sub Commitee Meeting
Chester RUFC, Chester, Cheshire
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Executive Sub Commitee Meeting
Chester RUFC, Chester, Cheshire
6:30 pm
CBRDP Meetings
Chester RUFC, Chester, Cheshire

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Cheshire U15 group training – 23rd March 2015
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