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Head coach Nelson on secrets of Lancashire's success ahead of Twickenham final

Head coach Mark Nelson has revealed the secret of Lancashire rugby union’s success as his team prepares for what has become an annual exodus to Twickenham for the Bill Beaumont County Championship final.

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Former Fylde winger Anthony Bingham scores one of his three tries for Lancashire

Lancashire return to Twickenham after try-fest at Fylde

Lancashire’s senior rugby union team advanced to their ninth Bill Beaumont County Championship final in 10 years at Twickenham with a 64-23 victory over Cheshire at Fylde RFC.
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The Fylde RFC pitch looking in excellent condition for the end-of-season county clash

County crunch time for Lancashire at Fylde RFC

Red Rose rugby returns to Fylde RFC on Saturday (3pm) as Lancashire face Cheshire with a place in the Bill Beaumont County Championship final on the line.
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Malcolm Jones

Fylde RFC mourns former chairman Jones

Everyone associated with Fylde RFC has been saddened by the death of the club’s former chairman  Malcolm Jones.

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Mike Jefferson

Jefferson takes new manager role at Fylde RFC

Mike Jefferson has been appointed to the new role of general manager at Fylde RFC, with  responsibility for all sales, marketing, PR and operational management at the Ansdell club.

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Fylde's top scorer Tom Carleton scored again

Match report: Cambridge 29 Fylde RFC 7

Fylde’s 2017-18 National One season ended where it began, with defeat against Cambridge. That September day must seem a long time ago to a young Fylde squad that lost 27 out of 30 games this season to finish 34 points adrift at the bottom of National One.

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Lancashire U20 captain Nick Ashcroft

Red Rose rugby can raise spirits of Fylde players says Spragg

Fylde RFC will be pleased to see the back of this National League season after tomorrow’s final match at Cambridge – but head coach Warren Spragg  is pleased the campaign isn’t over for many of his players.

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Tom Carleton scored one of Fylde's tries

Match report: Fylde 33 Loughborough Students 81

It was mayhem in the sun at the Woodlands as a 17-try spectacular saw Loughborough Students run riot to beat Fylde 81-33.

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Fleetwood's Scott Richardson

Match report: Oldham 19 Fleetwood RUFC 21

Fleetwood RUFC finished their season on a high with a 21-19 win at Oldham in their final game.

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Dave Fairbrother looks likely to miss Fylde's final two games

Season could have been so different for Fylde RFC says coach

Fylde RFC head coach Warren Spragg warns it will be like facing a champion team when a fully fired-up Loughborough Students team arrive at the Woodlands on Saturday fighting for their lives.

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Fleetwood man of the match James Lilley

Match report: Fleetwood RUFC 19 De La Salle 31

A depleted Fleetwood side couldn’t upset the  North Lancs/ Cumbria League leaders in this final home game of the season.

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Connor Wilkinson

Match report: Darlington Mowden Park 40 Fylde RFC 7

A combative first-half performance by Fylde asked plenty of questions of second-placed Darlington Mowden Park but the visitors were gradually worn down in the second period of this top v bottom encounter.

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Dan Bibby (left) celebrates England's medal with team-mate Tom Mitchell

Former Fylde rugby ace helps England to Commonwealth Games bronze

Former Fylde and Kirkham Grammar School rugby ace Dan Bibby helped England to medal success in the sevens at the Commonwealth Games as both the men’s and women’s teams won bronze.
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James Bailey is expected to undergo surgery

Rugby preview: No motivation issues at Fylde, special reunion at Fleetwood

Warren Spragg admits it could be a very long afternoon at high-flying Darlington Mowden Park tomorrow unless his Fylde RFC side improves fast.

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Blackpool were convincing winners t Kirkby Lonsdale

Match report: Kirkby Lonsdale 5 Blackpool RUFC 48

Blackpool named a mixture of new and old faces for the trip to Cumbria and recorded an excellent win.

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The winning team West Coast Crash in Denmark

Victory for county wheelchair rugby star

A county wheelchair rugby player is celebrating after a big win for his team.

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Tom Carleton scored two of Fylde's four tries

Match report: Bishop’s Stortford 71 Fylde RFC 24

Fylde RFC’s first visit to Bishop’s Stortford’s Silver Heys ground was memorable for the wrong reasons as they lost 71-24.

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Tom Grimes

Signings bring stability for final fixtures says Fylde coach Spragg

Head coach Warren Spragg is hopeful that stability will breed some confidence for the remainder of the season at Fylde RFC, with most of the players expected to take the field at Bishop’s Stortford tomorrow now signed up for next season.

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Warren Spragg is pleased to have re-signed Olli Parkinson for next season

Parkinson agrees to Fylde RFC stay

Powerful lock forward Olli Parkinson is the latest player to sign on with Fylde RFC for a second season.

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Fylde RFC's Matt Garrod

Garrod signs on for next season at Fylde RFC

Fylde RFC have continued their squad strengthening by announcing the re-signing of Matt Garrod for the 2018/19 season.

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