Caldy Rugby Football Club

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Caldy Rugby Club
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Full name Caldy Rugby Football Club
Union Cheshire RFU
Nickname(s) The Ravers
Founded 1924; 94 years ago (1924)
Location Thurstaston, Merseyside, England
Ground(s) Paton Field (Capacity: 4,000)
Chairman Jed Bartley
Coach(es) Simon Verbickas, Andi Kiriakou
League(s) National League 1
2016–17 Champions (promoted from National League 2 North)
1st kit
2nd kit
Official website
caldyrfc.rfu.club

The Caldy Rugby Football Club (Caldy for short) is an English rugby union team which play in the third tier of English rugby, National League 1. Their home stadium is Paton Field in Thurstaston.

On 8 April 2017 Caldy reached the highest level in the club's history when they beat title rivals Sale 28–26 in front of a crowd of 1,432 at Paton Field (the best attendance at the ground in over a decade) to win National League 2 North and gain promotion to National League 1 (tier 3) for the 2017–18 season.[1] In the same season they ″did the double″ winning the Cheshire Cup for the 6th time, beating National League 3 Midlands side, Sandbach, 35–17 in the final.[2]

Honours[edit]

[3]

Current standings[edit]

2017–18 National League 1 Table watch · edit · discuss
Played Won Drawn Lost Points for Points against Points diff Try bonus Losing bonus Points
1 Coventry 17 16 0 1 717 274 443 15 0 79
2 Darlington Mowden Park 16 12 1 3 468 317 151 13 2 65
3 Plymouth Albion 16 11 2 3 496 283 213 12 2 62
4 Ampthill 18 10 3 5 497 369 128 11 4 61
5 Blackheath 18 11 1 6 494 365 129 8 3 57
6 Old Elthamians 18 10 1 7 467 398 69 9 2 53
7 Bishop's Stortford 17 10 1 6 452 403 49 6 4 52
8 Birmingham Moseley 17 8 1 8 389 485 −96 7 2 43
9 Cambridge 16 8 0 8 344 328 16 4 5 41
10 Caldy 17 7 0 10 438 414 24 8 5 41
11 Rosslyn Park 17 6 2 9 442 481 −39 8 3 39
12 Esher 18 5 1 12 460 548 −88 11 5 38
13 Loughborough Students 18 6 0 12 404 588 −184 5 3 32
14 Hull Ionians 17 4 0 13 375 583 −208 9 2 27
15 Old Albanian 18 4 1 13 330 559 −229 4 4 26
16 Fylde 18 3 0 15 235 613 −378 2 3 17
  • Points system: 4 points for a win; 2 points for a draw; 1 point if a team loses by seven points or less (losing bonus); 1 point if the team scores four or more tries in a match (try bonus)
  • If teams are level at any stage, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:
  1. Number of matches won
  2. Difference between points for and against
  3. Total number of points for
  4. Aggregate number of points scored in matches between tied teams
  5. Number of matches won excluding the first match, then the second and so on until the tie is settled
Green background is the promotion place. Pink background are relegation places.
Updated: 13 January 2018 Source: [4]


International players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caldy land title after stunning fightback". The RUGBYPaper (447). Rugby Paper Ltd. 9 April 2017. p. 32. 
  2. ^ "Battling Sandbach are blown away by big guns". Crewe Chronicle. 19 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Honours". Caldy RUFC. Retrieved 9 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "National League 1 Table". NCA Rugby. 

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