Rugby

Long Eaton Rugby are back on track for success after another weekend of victories for the 1st and 2nd XV.

Long Eaton are celebrating an incredible weekend of rugby after their 1st XV, 2nd XV and Ladies teams all won their matches.

Long Eaton Rugby’s 1st XV are celebrating their first win since being promoted to Midlands 2 (East North) after a nail-biting match away against Nottinghamshire side, Newark, on Saturday 20th October.

Long Eaton Rugby Club achieved a much-needed win in a storming performance against Staffordshire side, Newcastle, at West Park on Saturday (13th) in the first round of the National Cup. 

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. 

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