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Summer Training

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Just to confirm that over the summer, two pitches will be available for training on at all times. This is likely to be the Vets pitch (furthest one away) and one other, but the relevant 2 pitches will be communicated via the Facebook pages over the next few weeks.

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Rochdale Awarded Club of the Year

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

We are delighted to announce that Lancashire have named Rochdale Rugby Club as winners of the Ernie Neeley Junior Club of the Year Award. This represents the phenomenal season we’ve had in our Centenary Year with highlights that include: 1st XV – Runners up – promoted with 111 points 2nd VX – League Winners Under 13’s – Lancashire Waterfall Cup …

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Semi-Final Lancashire Cup

In 1st XV Match Reports by Rochdale Rugby

On a bright sunny day, a large following came to Widnes for what promised to be a cracking game, Widnes runners up in the ADM league versus Dale runners up in the National league 7. Dale welcomed back Josh Schofield from injury and brought in Tom Mills and Eddie Shanks in the 2nd row with an experienced bench Dale looked …

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Winners Over Winnington

In 1st XV Match Reports by Rochdale Rugby

Rochdale 31 Winnington Park 17Great turnout at Moorgate Ave for Dale’s last home game of the season the re-arranged fixture with Cheshire side Winnington Park. The crowd were expecting lots of tries if the last meeting of these two sides were to be repeated. Dale welcomed back Shaun Needham to the pack and with a full set of backs it …

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Battling Bolton Comfortably Beaten

In 1st XV Match Reports by Rochdale Rugby

Rochdale 54 Bolton 17 With several regulars unavailable coach Danny Collins called in 2nd row Jed Woolfenden and centre Ross Hartley to fill the gaps and provide some experience to a young side full of talent in the backs. The pitch had been cut short and looked immaculate set for some running rugby. However things rarely go to plan and …

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Bissell sweeps Winnington Away

In 1st XV Match Reports by Rochdale Rugby

Rochdale 52 Winnington Park 33 Coach Danny Collins had to ring the changes due to injuries and unavailable players so in came two young backs in the form of Ieuan Bissell and Keelan Bradley both have been doing well in the successful in the 2nd XV and were deemed ready to show their stuff at senior level. On a bright …

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U14s luminous against LSH

In Under 14s by Rochdale Rugby

On a gorgeous spring morning, earlier than anyone wanted with the clocks going forward, we met at Moorgate Avenue to play LSH, a team we hadn’t played for over 4 years. LSH looked like they had a big powerful set of players so our boys were mindful they’d need to shut them down fast to avoid momentum being gained. Kick …

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Rochdale leave it late

In 1st XV Match Reports by Rochdale Rugby

Warrington 15 Rochdale 36Rochdale travelled to Warrington’s new ground at the Grappenhall Sports Club with only 1 defeat on their record this season. From the start, the home team put Rochdale under pressure and it was only good defence that kept the home team out. Then from a good planned move, Matt Buckley ran a good line to score in …

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League title in sight

In Colts by Rochdale Rugby

WORDS: SEAN SUNDERLAND PHOTOS: BRUCE MYERSRochdale Junior Colts 36-0 Liverpool St Helens Junior ColtsSUNDAY 13TH MARCH 2022 The league season is slowly coming to a protracted conclusion after various rearranged fixtures to cover recent cancellations. The outcome for Rochdale Junior Colts has been distilled down to two games against Liverpool Saint-Helens. The first of which saw them travel to Moorgate …

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Lancs Cup Final for Colts

In Club News by Rochdale Rugby

Come on down on 24th April to Fleetwood to support our Junior Colts in their Lancs Cup final vs Preston Grasshoppers. Promises to be a great day out!