Rugby News

Thursday, 28th February 2019
Neil Fowkes names side to face Pirates

Winger Billy Robinson and lock Llewelyn Jones are back in the first team as Nottingham Rugby look for their second win of the year against Cornish Pirates under the Friday Night Lights tomorrow. Nottingham came away with a win last week against Doncaster Knights 23-25 at Castle Park in a very tight match. Head Coach…

Monday, 18th February 2019
Victory at Castle Park for Fowkes’ men

A nail-biting finish for Nottingham Rugby saw the Green and Whites win their first match of 2019 at Doncaster Knights on Saturday afternoon. A penalty from Shane O’Leary on the 77th minute was the difference in a match that Nottingham nearly threw away after setting up a commanding lead at in the early stages Castle…

Friday, 15th February 2019
Club Captain Tom Holmes starts as Green and Whites prepare for Knights battle

Nottingham Rugby will hunt for their first win of 2019 on Saturday when they face Doncaster Knights in the Greene King IPA Championship.The match will be the fourth time the sides have met this season, with Neil Fowkes’ men the dominant side on two occasions. A cruel wave of injuries has wreaked havoc with Nottingham’s…

Friday, 8th February 2019
Nottingham still search for first win of 2019

Nottingham Rugby suffered a 33-15 defeat at the hands of Yorkshire Carnegie at The Bay in the Greene King IPA Championship on Friday evening. Scores from Tim Cardall and Dave Williams were not enough for the Green and Whites with the visitors running in five tries to secure a bonus point win. It took just…

Thursday, 7th February 2019
Club Captain Tom Holmes in squad for Carnegie test

After more than a year on the sidelines through injury, Green and Whites club captain, Tom Holmes, will return to action tomorrow under the Friday Night Lights when Nottingham Rugby take on Yorkshire Carnegie at The Bay.Holmes’ return is not the only good news for Fowkes’ team, who are boosted by England international Tom Varndell…

Monday, 4th February 2019
Nottingham exit quarter final at Ealing

The Green and Whites’ cup run was put to an end on Saturday when they were beaten 41-10 by Ealing Trailfinders at Vallis Way. Neil Fowkes’ young side struggled to cope with Ealing’s dominance throughout the match, with a single try the only highlight of a difficult quarter-final for the away side. Injury troubles created…

Friday, 1st February 2019
Nottingham aim for last four in Ealing

Nottingham Rugby hope to keep the cup dream alive this Saturday when they take on Ealing Trailfinders at Trailfinders Sports Ground for the quarter final of the Championship Cup. The Green and White’s cup campaign went right to the wire. A remarkable away win at Doncaster Knights in the final round of the pool stage…

Monday, 28th January 2019
Nottingham Rugby suffer third league defeat in a row at London Scottish

Nottingham Rugby’s difficult start to 2019 continued in Richmond on Saturday afternoon when they were beaten 31-10 by London Scottish. The loss leaves Neil Fowkes’ men without a win in four matches, as his side struggles with several injuries in key positions. Nottingham, who nearly upset league leaders London Irish the week before, broke the…

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…