Aspatria RUFC

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Full name Aspatria Rugby
Union Rugby Football Union
Founded 1875; 142 years ago (1875)
Ground(s) Bower Park
Chairman John Heyworth
President Bill Clark
League(s) North Lancashire/Cumbria
Official website

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.

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Notable players[edit]

Aspatria has produced several international players:


  • 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. ^
  4. ^ Godwin, p197


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

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