News

Wednesday, 16th January 2019
Statement from the Chairman

PREMIERSHIP Rugby may be ‘at war’ with the sport’s governing body, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) over promotion and relegation but Nottingham Rugby chairman Alistair Bow says he will not stand back and allow his club to be ‘bullied’ out of the opportunity to play in English rugby’s top flight. The ring-fencing debate is nothing…

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…

Friday, 4th January 2019
Former NRFC player to receive MBE

Nottingham Rugby would like to congratulate former player, Mr Paul Irons, who will receive an MBE for his services to education. Paul Irons made 178 first team appearances between 1965 – 1974, scoring 109 tries during that time. Scoring an incredible 32 tries in the 1972/1973 season, Paul is third on the all-time leading scorer…

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...
Monday, 17th December 2018
Green and Whites qualify after away win in Cup

Nottingham Rugby’s Championship Cup run will continue after they beat Doncaster Knights 14-19 at Castle Park in the final round of the Pool stage on Saturday afternoon. Tries from Murray McConnell, Oisin Heffernan and Alex Goble secured a brilliant away victory for Fowkes side that featured nine players from the club’s NTU contingent. The Green…

Friday, 14th December 2018
Nottingham hope to end Cup run on a high

Nottingham Rugby’s young talent will once again be given the opportunity to shine when they face Doncaster Knights for the final match of the Championship Cup pool stage on Saturday. While the results may not have gone the Green and Whites’ way over the past six weeks, Nottingham Rugby Head Coach Neil Fowkes feels there…