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Match report: Kirkby Lonsdale Thirds 28 Blackpool RUFC 31

Blackpool maintained their unbeaten start to 2018 with victory in an end-to-end contest in Cumbria.

Rugby union
Steve Woodburn

Match report: Fleetwood RUFC 6 Aldwinians 9

Fleetwood remain seventh in the North Lancs Cumbria League despite losing both matches so far in 2018.

Fleetwood RUFC
Fylde v Plymouth Albion

Match report: Fylde RFC 0 Plymouth Albion 26

Fylde showed guts but fell to a fifth successive National One defeat, and if the score rather flattered Albion there was no denying their superiority.

Fylde RFC
Alex Loney

Spragg: Fylde need to start playing as well as we train

Head coach Warren Spragg insists Fylde RFC are training well but need to start repeating that on the field to climb off the bottom of National One.

Fylde RFC
John Chadwick (right) with Fylde chairman Michael Brennand in 2006 after agreeing a ground share with Blackpool Panthers

Chadwick changes codes to join Fylde

Fylde coast businessman John Chadwick is back in rugby after a switch of codes.

Fylde RFC
Karl Bowling

Match report: Hawcoat Park 29 Fleetwood RUFC 20

Fleetwood won their final two games of 2017 but made a disappointing start to the New Year with a shock North Lancs / Cumbria League defeat away to the Barrow strugglers.

Fleetwood RUFC
Ben Vernon had given Fylde an early lead against Old Elthamians

Match report: Old Elthamians 55 Fylde 10

Old Elthamians 55 Fylde 10

Fylde RFC
Fylde return to action against Old Elthamians on Saturday

Fylde’s New Year resolution remains securing safety

Warren Spragg and his Fylde RFC squad reassembled this week to reassess their goals for the season – but the target is still to avoid relegation from National One.

Fylde RFC
Tom Grimes

Painful end to year for Fylde RFC coach and injured wingers

Fylde RFC boss Warren Spragg has given his charges a week off training, enabling his players and staff to reflect on the disappointing 34-9 home defeat by Caldy and refocus for the challenges ahead in the New Year.

Fylde RFC
Flanker Ben Vernon was forced to play on the wing

Match report: Fylde RFC 9 Caldy 34

Caldy completed a deserved double over a disappointing Fylde side to secure north-west bragging rights in National One.

Fylde RFC
Alex Loney will make his first appearance of the season for Fyldes seconds after seven months out with injury

Fylde RFC hope to end the year on a high

Warren Spragg hopes a “chaotic week” in training will help Fylde RFC to end the year on a high at home to Caldy tomorrow.

Fylde RFC
In-form half-break Alex Dolly couldn't forge an opening for Fylde at Loughborough

Match report: Loughborough Students 21 Fylde 0

Loughborough Students’ ground remains an unhappy hunting ground for Fylde after this fifth successive defeat there.

Fylde RFC
Dolly - in the side to face Loughborough on Saturday

Aussie Alex has faith in Fylde's relegation fight

In Fylde RFC’s current predicament at the foot of National League One, it’s a question of all hands to the pump allied to the ability to be adaptable.

Fylde RFC
Adam Lewis on the attack for Fylde

Match report: Fylde RFC 10 Darlington Mowden Park 13

This looked anything but a top v bottom encounter as Fylde continued their improvement by testing second-placed DMP to the limit.
Fylde RFC
Chris Briers

Fylde in good cheer for Christmas run-in despite injury blow

The mood has been buoyant at Fylde RFC this week despite confirmation that former captain Chris Briers broke an arm against Bishop’s Stortford last weekend.

Fylde RFC
Scott Richardson

Match report: Fleetwood RUFC 12 Aspatria 10

Fleetwood gave their best display of the season to win a keenly-fought North Lancs Cumbria League clash in which only one try was scored.

Fleetwood RUFC
Fylde v Bishops Stortford

Fylde gain superb bonus point win

Full time: Fylde 29 Bishops Stortford 22

Fylde v Bishops Stortford

Three-try Fylde lead at half-time

Half time: Fylde 19 Bishops Stortford 10

Rugby union
Warren Spragg

Fylde plan for first-time visitors and for next season with Spragg

Stricken Fylde Rugby Club have given their backing to coach Warren Spragg at a point when they are having their worst season in years.

Fylde RFC
Tom Carleton

Esher 50 Fylde 12: Match report

Fylde arrived late at Esher’s Molesey Road Ground due to traffic problems and their day went downhill from there as the Surrey club built up a 31-0 lead at half-time.
Fylde RFC
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