Rugby News

The Latest news from KLRUFC

  • The Annual General Meeting of KLRUFC will be held in the Clubhouse, Underley Park on Thursday the 7th June 2018 at 7.30pm.

  • Passion In The Park A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson  Nobody does it better and there is no better place to be than Underley Park on days like this with 240 people sitting down to lunch under a cl

  • More pieces of eight A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson The previous Saturday Kirkby had run in eight tries against Wirral who had been running in the top flight during the season, yesterday they ha

  • Pieces of Eight – A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson Overcast at Underley Park but there was a golden glow around the ground and an atmosphere of expectation that Kirkby would bounce back from

  • Our first XV won convincingly 48-15 at home against Wirral. Meanwhile the Development XV lost 15-17 away against Sedgley Park 3rds through a last play of the match try to Sedgley and The Wanderers los

  • A point of few A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson As Morley try to battle their way out of the relegation zone their match notes mention they are without a key player for this game. Contrast that wi

  • All three of our senior teams were in action today; Morley 13-8 Kirkby Lonsdale Development XV 56-6 Crewe & Nantwich 2nd Wanderers 91- 14 Fleetwood 3rds

  • Slipshod at Sandal A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson  Kirkby travelled to Sandal with some optimism of a victory but after a promising start had to settle for a losing bonus point as their game dev

  • On a very cold Saturday, 1C at best, with the weather shifting from winter blizzards to spring sunshine the lads faced a touring side from St Helens. For most of the first half possession and territor

  • Oh Hull! A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson Kirkby Lonsdale Sponsor, Ed Fairhurst, has huge machines that saw blocks of stone, he doesn’t need them, the howling gale that swept down Underley Park fr

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  • Kirkby make a bonus point A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson The away fixture at Billingham earlier in the season hadn’t gone well on the artificial pitch and Kirkby were determined to set the recor

  • due to the weather all matches this weekend (3/4th March) at Underley are off

  • due to the weather

  • Pock Marked A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson When the earlier fixture was frozen off it was thought that that wasn’t too bad since Kirkby had a couple of players injured at the time, but they trav

  • We had a great ‘re-launch’ training open training session despite the cold! Exciting news introducing our sponsor coming soon. Our next open session is on Monday the 5th March, 6.00 pm at the Lunesdal

  • Carelessness costs Kirkby – A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson Lymm are in their seventh consecutive season at this league level and in the away game in October they were flying high in second

  • 50 Players took part in our first training camp hosted at the new Lunesdale Sports Centre. As well as skills and rugby based games our players all took part in Judo. Here are some pictures from the ju

  • match report to follow

  • The match will no longer be played at Kirkby Lonsdale but will be at Kendal instead.

  • Open to all (Girls and Ladies) training session at the Lunesdale Sports Centre, 26th February at 6.00pm – 8.00pm. Scott, Garry and other guest coaches are welcoming new girls to an evening training se

  • Due to water logged pitches

  • Due to waterlogged pitches the game today and the lunches have been postponed.

  • Bog Snorkelling in Yorkshire A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson Harrogate is a Spa town famous for its mineral bathing waters, the rugby club’s recent move to the genteel surroundings of Ruddings Pa

  • Hoppers limp at Underley Park  A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson There was fire and brimstone on the pitch and dignity and respect off it and in the clubhouse, days like this are rare and wise Kirk

  • Photo Finish  A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson   Earlier in the season the tough Rossendale outfit had come from behind down the slope to nick the win in injury time at their Marl Pits ground. Thi

  • Dalesmen penned in at Kirkby  A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson There were poignant moments of silence around the pitch before this game in tribute to Club President, Bryan (Brad) Bradshaw. A blue

  • Since 1877 we have called Underley Park our home. First on a grace and favour arrangement, then as a tenant and now we have purchased the 30 acre site. The purchase is with thanks to the hard work of

  • It is with deep sadness that we have to report our Club President, Bryan Bradshaw, has died at home this morning after a long illness. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bryan’s family and friends.  Th

  • Hard times at Kendal A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson Kirkby’s first visit to the new Kendal club where the main pitch was deemed unplayable due to frost, like the Curates egg it was good in parts

  • Colts match v Blackburn cancelled due to frozen pitch

  • due to frozen pitch

  • Pitch inspection at 8.00am tomorrow ahead of the Hull game

  • Careless talk at Wirral  A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson First a mention for the “Buddha”, prop Cameron Rowse who has returned home to New Zealand, thanks from everyone Cameron it was great to ha

  • Sandal Flip-Flop   A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson   The highest ever recorded rainfall over twenty four hours fell mid week on already saturated ground in South Lakeland which, given the standin

  • This Friday – Monday 20% off all KLRUFC branded goods that are available through O’Neills online shop. 7-10 days delivery;plenty of time for Xmas https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/rugby

  • On another spectacular autumn’s day Kirkby were away to Keswick, weather conditions were good, a crisp sunny day with temperatures around 6C although the chilly breeze made it feel much colder. Kirkby

  •   Willing ‘em at Billingham  A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson Find something to bite on because this is going to hurt!  Willing ‘em – yes a large travelling Kirkby support did just that but, after

  • On Saturday 18th the KL Development Squad play Liverpool University Veterinarians at Underley in the 2nd round of a Raging Bull Intermediate Cup competition – KO 2:15pm. Prior to the game the club wil

  • Less is Morley  A personal view by Cammie Hodgkinson Dave Barton was back at ten for this one but it is dismaying that the injury Leandro Kwiczor picked up during the warm up at Lymm last time out is

  • On Thursday 11th and Saturday 13th January rugbynats.co.uk will be at the club filming interviews and the action, featuring training, pre match build up and the match itself between KLRUFC and Rossend

  • Starting on Saturday our 1st XV welcome Morley to Underley for a 2.00pm kick off. Also at home are the Wanderers who face Colne & Nelson also kicking off at 2.00pm. Whilst our Development XV head