Cleckheaton RUFC

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Full nameCleckheaton Rugby Union Football Club
UnionYorkshire RFU
Founded1888; 131 years ago (1888)
LocationCleckheaton, West Yorkshire, England
Ground(s)Cleckheaton Sports Club, Moorend
ChairmanNeil Gillan
Coach(es)Thiu Barnard, Mike Swetman
Captain(s)Matt Piper
League(s)North 1 East
Team kit
Official website

Cleckheaton Rugby Football Club is an English rugby union team based in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire. The club runs five senior sides and twelve junior teams.[1] and the first XV currently plays in North 1 East


Cleckheaton first formed a rugby club in 1888 and opted to play Union when rugby league was formed in 1895. The club was suspended at the start of World War One and reformed in 1926. [2]

Club Honours[edit]

International Players[edit]

Past Cleckheaton players who have gone on to play international rugby include [2]