Rugby News

Friday, 25th January 2019
Green and Whites look for first win on the road in 2019

Despite losing, last week’s two-point performance against league leaders London Irish has given Nottingham Rugby a confidence boost ahead of this weekend’s clash with London Scottish. The Green and Whites showed their character to bounce back from a heavy defeat in Jersey to nearly cause an upset against Irish, who won by six points at…

Friday, 25th January 2019
Tackle height law update from the RFU

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has confirmed that the Championship Cup tackle height trial will not continue for the knockout stages of the competition, which begin on Saturday 2 February. As a result, match officials will revert to the original application of Law 9.13 for the knockout fixtures, with the definition of a high tackle moving back to…

Friday, 18th January 2019
Nottingham put in top performance against league leaders

Nottingham Rugby put in a valiant performance in Friday night’s 29-35 loss to league leaders London Irish at The Bay. A crisp January evening set the scene for a heated and even match that left the Green and Whites thinking what might have been had they taken their chances. The opening stages belonged to away…

Thursday, 17th January 2019
Injuries force changes for Nottingham

After a tough defeat to Jersey last week, Nottingham Rugby face the challenge of league leaders London Irish this Friday night at The Bay, kick off 7:45pm. Injuries decimated Neil Fowkes’ options at second row at the Stade Santander, with Llewelyn Jones and Sam Lewis forced to leave the field while club captain Tom Holmes,…

Monday, 14th January 2019
Injuries halt Green and Whites’ momentum in Jersey

A bright start from the Green and Whites was tarnished by injury troubles that led to a difficult 41-16 loss in Jersey on Saturday 12 January. Nottingham had established an early lead through the boot of the Championship’s leading point scorer Shane O’Leary. Three penalties in fifteen minutes put the away team in a strong…

Friday, 11th January 2019
Hills, Varndell and Lewis to make Green and Whites debuts

Nottingham Rugby are back in action this weekend when they face Jersey Reds at the Stade Santander on Saturday 12 January in the Greene King IPA Championship. Bolstered by the arrival of dual registered prop Owen Hills, winger Tom Varndell and lock Sam Lewis, the Green and Whites will be expecting a difficult test against…

Monday, 7th January 2019
Nottingham Rugby Academy Trial

Applications are now being taken for the Nottingham Rugby Academy trails on Sunday 20th January 2019.  The aim of The Academy is to provide the highest quality training experience whilst playing a small number of games during the season against other high-quality opposition.   The trials will take place at Nottingham Rugby, 1 Holme Road, West…

Sunday, 23rd December 2018
Nottingham and Coventry battle hard in draw

Nottingham Rugby and Coventry fought hard to grind out a draw in tough conditions at The Bay on Sunday afternoon. Constant heavy rain set up a war of attrition on a muddy surface and, despite tries from Mike Daniels and Jordan Coghlan, Nottingham could not hold on to win their seventh game in the Greene…

Friday, 21st December 2018
Nottingham brace for Christmas cracker at The Bay

Christmas comes early at The Bay when Nottingham Rugby host Coventry in the Greene King IPA Championship on Sunday. The match will be the third meeting between the Midlands rivals in six weeks following the Pool stage of the Championship Cup, with both sides entering the fixture on a high having qualified for the quarter-final…

Wednesday, 19th December 2018
Nottingham Rugby to face Ealing Trailfinders in Championship Cup QF
Nottingham Rugby will travel to Ealing Trailfinders in the quarter final of the new-format Championship Cup. Neil Fowkes' team qualified in dramatic fashion on the last match of the Pool stage, winning 14-19 against Doncaster Knights and qualifying due to the fact they scored more tries than their Yorkshire counterparts. The match will be played on Saturday...