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Match Reports

Dale score four tries but fail to win

ROCHDALE RUFC 31 v 39 BURNAGE RFC On a wild windy and snowy afternoon Dale welcomed Burnage to Moorgate Avenue hoping to get some revenge on the early season mauling they received in the corresponding fixture. Despite the wind and driving snow both sides were...

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Dale lose in the rain.

Despite the best efforts of Groundsman Tom Helliwell the referee decided to use the hill pitch rather than the very wet 1st team ground, the game kicked off at the revised time of 2.30 pm. The conditions were poor with driving rain and a cross wind which favoured Dale...

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No joy at sunny Warrington

Warrington RFC 29 v 19 Rochdale RUFC On a bright sunny afternoon at Warrington, Dale were looking to collect some points from a side who had lost four games on the bounce prior to last week’s win in the last minute at Waterloo. Dale started well and soon tested the...

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Rochdale RUFC 5-24 Wilmslow RUFC

Good conditions, a victory from the previous week and a home game, all boded well for Rochdale, and in the first 25 minutes they could have been out of sight. Wilmslow were made to look ordinary as the Dale went on to spurn chance after chance. Wilmslow started very...

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Rochdale RUFC 9 v 3 Vale of Lune

Dale swamp leaders in a defiant performance. On a very wet afternoon at Moorgate Avenue Rochdale welcomed current league leaders Vale of Lune who had lost only once this season home and away. A somewhat re-arranged Dale side with injuries and departures took to the...

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Dale Meet Their Waterloo   FIRWOOD WATERLOO 54 v ROCHDALE RUFC 24 On a fine afternoon in Crosby Dale took on 3rd place Firwood Waterloo in what proved to be an open and entertaining game with both sides producing some top class rugby.The game followed a familiar...

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Rochdale RUFC 7 v 15 Altrincham Kersal RFC

Dale Miss chance to close the Gap.   On a wet day at Moorgate Avenue Dale faced their most important match so far this season against fellow strugglers Altrincham Kersal, a side they beat 20-0 away earlier in the campaign. Dale were missing Tom Callaghan but had Tom...

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Carlisle RFC 31 v 12 Rochdale RUFC

Dale made the long journey to a sunny Warwick Road in Carlisle to meet the Cumbrian side on their own ground for the first time since the floods of 2015 which almost destroyed the clubhouse and playing surfaces. Carlisle had a heavy defeat at Vale of Lune last week...

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Rochdale grab vital victory over Manchester

Rochdale 37 v 28 Manchester   In a pulsating game at Moorgate Avenue Rochdale took on mid- table Manchester to try and get revenge for two early season maulings in the Cup and League. With a re-modelled pack Dale were hoping to use their backs to get the game  ...

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Blackburn RUFC 12 v 6 Rochdale RUFC

Dale set off well against the huge Blackburn pack and defended well for 10 minutes until the big No. 8 of the home side battered his way through, the ball went wide to the left wing Dale again covered well but the same player followed up play to crash over for the...

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Moorgate Avenue, off Bury Road
OL11 5LU

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From the M62 junction 20 follow signs for Rochdale along the A627M. At the end of the slip road take the 1st exit off the roundabout then under the railway bridge along the A664. At the traffic lights go straight ahead onto the B6452 follow the road to the end, then at the traffic lights, at the Cemetery Hotel, turn left along the B6222 towards Bury. Moorgate Avenue is the 3rd road on your right, the club entrance is at the end of the road.