Aspatria RUFC

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Aspatria
Full name Aspatria Rugby
Union Rugby Football Union
Founded 1875; 140 years ago (1875)
Chairman John Heyworth
President Bill Clark
League(s) North Lancashire/Cumbria
Official website
www.pitchero.com/clubs/aspatria/


Aspatria Rugby Union Football Club is based in Aspatria, Cumbria (formerly Cumberland) in north west England, not far from the Scottish Border. They are nicknamed the "black reds", and have a red cockerel as their logo. They currently play in the RFU's North Lancashire/Cumbria League.

They are not to be confused with the Aspatria Hornets, the local rugby league team.


Club Honours[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Aspatria has produced several international players:

References[edit]

  • Goodwin, Terry The Complete Who's Who of International Rugby (Blandford Press, England, 1987, ISBN 0-7137-1838-2)
  1. ^ Godwin, p49
  2. ^ Godwin, p169
  3. ^ http://www.scrum.com/scrum/rugby/story/77583.html
  4. ^ Godwin, p197

Bibliography[edit]

  • Terry Carrick (1995). Aspatria: The History Of A Rugby Union Football Club. Nottingham: Adland Press. 

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