Rugby

Long Eaton Rugby Club has further strengthened its coaching capability with the appointment of a dedicated Coach Development and School Liaison Officer.

Long Eaton Rugby’s 1st XV faced Loughborough away to kick off the 2018/19 season last Saturday 8th September, in their first clash in the Midlands 2 (East North) League after being promoted.  The borough side conceded an early penalty after several phases of well-worked defence. The teams then went on to exchange tries, scoring four a piece in a well-matched and nail-biting contest.

Long Eaton Rugby have finished the season as triple cup champions after beating Ashfield in the NLD (Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire) Counties Cup Final which was held on Saturday 12th May.

Long Eaton Rugby Club's 2nd XV have been promoted following their victory over Ashbourne on Saturday 28th April.

Long Eaton Rugby have stayed true to their league champion title with a victory away at Mansfield Rugby Club on Saturday 21st April.

Long Eaton Rugby Club’s 2nd team faced Derbyshire side, Tupton, at Derbyshire University on Saturday 14th April in the prestigious Derbyshire Cup semi-final. 

Long Eaton’s 1st XV continued their winning streak last weekend with a 61-21 victory over Grantham side, Kesteven.  The teams played at Derby Rugby Club’s new 3G pitch on Saturday 7th April.

Access to funding is vital for any club or group to be able to develop their offer and grow the group.  The community leadership scheme, administered by Derbyshire County Councillors, provides members with a way to support projects within their division.

Long Eaton Rugby Club are looking to expand their girls Section. LERFC have under 13, 15 and 18s teams and want to strengthen these age groups.

The amateur club with the professional attitude, league and Midlands Champions 2017, Long Eaton Rugby Club are seeking members to be part of the journey to the next promotion. 

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