This Weekend’s Rugby

Good luck to everyone pulling on the Navy n’ White hoops this weekend. As always, your support on the touchlines will be much appreciated by the players. Naturally, the clubhouse will be screening LIVE 6 Nations Rugby this month (Wales v England is Sat 23rd Feb)

Saturday 16th February

  • 1XV v BIRCHFIELD 1XV, AWAY, KO 2:15pm 
  • 1XV Form: WWWLLWWWWWWWLW
  • Notes: Eccles 1s claimed a 31-22 victory against a competitive Birchfield earlier in the Season.
  • Table  Lancs/Cheshire Div 2
  • Team: https://vimeo.com/317589299
  • RESULT:  17-47 WIN
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  • 2XV v LEYLAND WARRIORS 1XV, HOME, KO 2:15pm 
  • Form: WDWWWWLLLWWWWWWLL
  • Notes: Eccles 2s will be looking to return to winning ways and reverse the 59-7 League defeat to Leyland back in October. The two sides will face each other again next weekend 23rd February in the Robinson Bowl Quarter Final (which was called off by Leyland earlier in the month).
  • Div 3 North Table 
  • RESULT:  43-12 WIN
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Sunday 17th February

  • U18 SENIOR COLTS v CLITHEROE, AWAY, KO 2pm 
  • Colts Form: WLWWWWLWWWW
  • Notes: On Sunday the in form Senior Colts travel to Clitheroe. The bus leaves the club at 11:15am. An away victory could secure them their Senior D League Title. Good luck lads.
  • Table
  • RESULT:  17-18 WIN
  • Tries: Rory Molthatlhedi (15′) Shea Skillicorn (48′)
  • Conversions /Penalties: Alex Speakman 1/1
  • Report: 05′ Clitheroe Penalty 3-0. 15′ Eccles Try (Rory) conversion hits post 3-5. 20′ Clitheroe Try, Conv 10-5. 25′ Eccles Penalty (Alex) 10-8. HT 10-8. 48′ Try Eccles (Shea) conv (Alex) 10-18. 60′ Clitheroe Try 17-18. High drama conclusion as Eccles soak up the pressure from the home team who smell blood, and then move play up to the opposite end to pound away through several phases at the Ormskirk line in attempt to increase their narrow advantage . FT 17-18. MOTM Matthew Walker.

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