Points vital in Preston v Fylde derby clash

4:11pm Friday 19th December 2008

Fylde travel to meet local rivals Preston Grasshoppers on Saturday, with a large seasonal crowd expected to turn out for the derby game.

Fylde coach delighted at talent available

5:11pm Thursday 11th December 2008

Fylde director of rugby Mark Nelson was pleased with his side’s performance last weekend but thinks they can still raise their game.

Fylde 27 Bradford & Bingley 8

Blackpool Citizen: CLEAN THROUGH: Craig Aikman breaks through the visitors’ defence to score. Picture by Chris Farrow

5:10pm Thursday 11th December 2008

Fylde closed the gap on divisional leaders Caldy to four points with this maximum points win.

Prop forward Davies joins Fylde from Sale

Blackpool Citizen: PROP: Ross Davies

2:25pm Friday 5th December 2008

Prop forward Ross Davies has joined Fylde from Sale Sharks.

Blackpool 39 Carnforth 17

5:49pm Friday 5th December 2008

Blackpool started slowly in this North Lancashire Division 2 fixture and were behind in the first minute - but that was as good as it got for their visitors.

Hull Ionians 10 Fylde 21

Blackpool Citizen: NO WAY THROUGH: The Fylde defence was in no mood to concede at Hull Ionians.

5:51pm Friday 5th December 2008

Two first half tries by Oliver Brennand plus one by Tom Albinson, all converted by Steve Nutt, sealed the points for Fylde against Hull Ionians at foggy Brantingham Park.

Blackpool RUFC 0 – Garstang 58

9:21am Monday 24th November 2008

The wheels well and truly came off the Blackpool wagon after the promise of a good result against this Garstang side.

Fylde 61 Darlington Mowden Park 15

4:26pm Monday 17th November 2008

After a run of three successive league games against top opposition without a win, it was fairly predictable that Fylde would take it out on struggling Darlington Mowden Park on a lovely, calm and dry afternoon at the Woodlands.

Fylde prepare for Darlington challenge

12:59pm Tuesday 11th November 2008

Fylde welcome Darlington Mowden Park to the Woodlands on Saturday - kick off 3pm - hoping to get their season back on track following the disappointing defeat at National Three (North) leaders Caldy.

Cadley v Fylde 33-23

9:22am Tuesday 11th November 2008

National Three (North) leaders Caldy emphasised their promotion credentials in the best possible way by taking a maximum five league points through a deserved 33-23 win over 3rd placed Fylde at Paton Field.

Blackpool RUFC 1st XV 13 Chorley 18

9:33am Monday 10th November 2008

Blackpool started the day full of high hopes for a win but, as ever, they were to be sold short of their target.

Atkinson joins Fylde on loan

9:10am Saturday 8th November 2008

Canadian international lock Oliver Atkinson has joined Fylde on loan from National One club Moseley.

Fylde v Kendal

Blackpool Citizen: Fylde fly-half Steve Nutt once again tests the Kendal defensive line. Picture by Simon Gardiner

9:47am Tuesday 4th November 2008

A last minute try by replacement fullback Mike Waywell saved Fylde's embarrassment and forced a 24-all draw against Kendal at the Woodlands in an extraordinary and heart pounding last ten minutes.

Blackpool RUFC 2nd XV 0 Preston Grasshoppers 10

10:54am Monday 3rd November 2008

The Blackpool 1st XV didn’t have a game this week so all eyes were on the 2nd XV to see if they could get a result against a high flying Preston Grasshoppers 6 side in this Miller Homes 5N fixture.

First for Fylde with new footlights

11:10am Saturday 1st November 2008

Fylde’s first team clash against Kendal is to kick off at 3pm today with the Woodlands floodlights in use for the first time.

Bumper crowd expected for Fylde and Kendal

2:52pm Thursday 30th October 2008

A large crowd is expected at the Woodlands on Saturday to watch the best two supported clubs in the division in what is likely to be a fierce confrontation as Fylde attempt to get their league campaign back on track against Kendal.

Successful test for Fylde's new lights

12:10pm Tuesday 28th October 2008

Fylde Rugby Club’s new floodlights were tested successfully on Monday evening for the first time.

Macclesfield 15 Fylde 12

10:00am Tuesday 28th October 2008

A fine kicking display from Macclesfield's fly-half Ross Winney gave his side a narrow victory over Fylde in damp, windy and miserable conditions at Priory Park.

North Manchester 30 Blackpool RUFC 3

9:33am Tuesday 28th October 2008

It was another day at the office for the Blackpool 1st XV as they took to the field in rainy and windy conditions against their North Manchester rivals in this North Lancs 2 fixture.

Six consecutive away cup games as Fylde visit Ionians

12:34pm Wednesday 22nd October 2008

Fylde have been drawn at fellow National Three (North) rivals Hull Ionians in the 2nd round of the EDF National Trophy on Saturday 22nd November. This will be the six successive away match for the Woodlands club.

New all-weather surface for Fylde Rugby Club

3:50pm Saturday 18th October 2008

A new 3G all weather pitch at Fylde Rugby Club will soon be open for use.

Classic display sets benchmark - Nelson

2:12pm Friday 17th October 2008

Following on from Saturday's overwhelming 62-13 victory over Harrogate which took the club to the top of National Three (North) along with Caldy, Fylde's Director of Rugby Mark Nelson said: "I think that we set a benchmark for ourselves and our rival clubs in N3N - both by the score and the manner of it.

VIDEO: Former Fylde captain Bill Beaumont honoured by Queen

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5:00pm Monday 13th October 2008

Fylde rugby legend and former England captain Bill Beaumont received a CBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

Blackpool 7 Clitheroe 18

9:40am Monday 13th October 2008

Blackpool started the match as if they had something to prove and took the lead as early as the third minute.

Former England ace to speak at Fylde fundraiser

8:00am Sunday 12th October 2008

Former England international and World Cup winner Jason Robinson will be the guest speaker at a Community Rugby Development fundraising lunch on Friday December 19.

Hutton 72 Blackpool RUFC 0

10:36am Monday 6th October 2008

Blackpool RUFC 1st XV travelled away to Hutton at their Lancashire Police Headquarters ground with a bare 15 players and paid for it.

Fylde winger Royle could make Sale Sharks debut

8:20am Saturday 4th October 2008

Fylde winger Nick Royle could make his debut for Premiership side Sale Sharks today.

Seven out of seven for Fylde

3:17pm Monday 29th September 2008

Almost certainly for the first time in Fylde RFC's history, all seven teams that it fielded in league action at the weekend were victorious.

Fylde 52 Loughborough Students 30

Blackpool Citizen: Tom Albinson, Fylde's new outside centre

12:35pm Monday 29th September 2008

Fylde overpowered Loughborough Students on another beautiful early autumn day at the Woodlands in an exciting, harem scarem nine-try National Three (North) league game.

Ferguson fitness boost for Fylde

12:05pm Thursday 25th September 2008

Fylde will check on injuries to full back Mike Waywell, flanker Dave Wilks and prop Sam Simpson when promotion candidates Loughborough Students visit the Woodlands on Saturday.

Fylde welcome Loughborough students for Saturday match

9:29am Wednesday 24th September 2008

Fylde welcome Loughborough Students to the Woodlands on Saturday - kick off 3pm - for what is likely to be one of the most attractive games of the season.

Fylde 27 Nuneaton 27

4:19pm Tuesday 23rd September 2008

This exciting, cut and thrust National Three (North) game ended in an extraordinary fashion.

Fylde sign winger Tom Albinson

8:10am Saturday 20th September 2008

Fylde have signed outside centre or winger Tom Albinson.

Leicester Lions 25 Fylde 21

9:07am Monday 15th September 2008

The match was played in hot sunny weather on an excellent surface which was ideal for a fast flowing game.

Hawcoat Park 68 Blackpool RUFC 5

10:02am Monday 15th September 2008

Blackpool opened their campaign in North Lancs. 2 in the same way that they ended their season in North Lancs. 1, with a heavy defeat.

Blackpool 2nd XV 13 Furness 16

10:03am Monday 15th September 2008

Blackpool 2nd XV eventually got their season off to a start in the Miller Homes League 5N with a home fixture against Furness 2.

Fylde rugby boss plans coaching session

6:00pm Saturday 13th September 2008

Fylde’s director of rugby Mark Nelson will be giving his views of attacking rugby in the second Coaching Social Evening at the club.

Leicester Lions v Fylde match preview

1:10pm Thursday 11th September 2008

Fylde make their first away trip of the new season when they travel to the Midlands on Saturday to face one of the likely promotion contenders, Leicester Lions (ko 15.00).

Fylde 35 Huddersfield 18

Blackpool Citizen: Nick Royle on the way to his try        Picture by Chris Farrow

2:56pm Monday 8th September 2008

Despite the persistent rain of recent days and a great amount of standing water on peripheral areas of the Woodlands pitch, a hard morning's work by the ground staff and volunteers led to the game going ahead following a 10.00am pitch inspection. In fact, the pitch was remarkably good and looked in fine condition during the game.

Woodlands to host championship of roses

7:01pm Friday 5th September 2008

The Woodlands has been chosen to host the prestigious Lancashire against Yorkshire County Championship match next May.

Fylde v Huddersfield match preview

10:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2008

Fylde welcomes newly promoted Huddersfield to the Woodlands on Saturday to open the 2008/9 National League campaign (ko 15.00).

Heroes get Fylde's gate takings

Blackpool Citizen: Fylde's Richard de Carpentier on the charge

5:14pm Monday 1st September 2008

Fylde Rugby Club has raised over £1,800 for the Help for Heroes charity which supports injured service personnel returning from conflicts such as in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Biggest ever shirt sponsorship for Fylde RFC

Blackpool Citizen: Biggest ever shirt sponsorship for Fylde RFC

9:10am Tuesday 26th August 2008

Fylde RFC has clinched the biggest shirt sponsorship deal in the club’s history by linking up with leading electrical retailer Reliant Direct.

Fylde Storm to win

Blackpool Citizen: WIN: Fylde Storm clinch victory

10:01am Monday 25th August 2008

Fylde Storm claimed the honours in the Thornton 10s tournament held in honour of Thornton player Robbie Mckendrick who was tragically killed in a road accident in June.

Fylde win 15-12 against Stirling County

Blackpool Citizen: Top forward Sam Beaumont on the charge. Photograph by Rees Tudor-Davies

5:14pm Tuesday 19th August 2008

A last minute 50m trademark try by Oliver Brennand gave Fylde a 15-12 win against Scottish Premiership side Stirling County in a closely fought pre-season game at the Woodlands.

Fylde gear up for pre- season friendly

Blackpool Citizen: Director or rugby Mark Nelson

9:20am Tuesday 12th August 2008

Fylde's 2008/9 league campaign comes that much closer with the visit of Stirling County for a pre-season game at the Woodlands on Saturday, August 16.

Fylde sign Australian centre

4:50pm Thursday 24th July 2008

Fylde have continued their pre-season preparations with the signing of an Australian centre.

Work started on new Woodlands pitch

4:46pm Thursday 24th July 2008

Construction of the new all weather pitch at the Woodlands started this week.

Mike Waywell signs for Fylde for 2008/9

Blackpool Citizen: Waywell scoring a try against Morley in March 2008

11:37am Monday 16th June 2008

Fylde have signed Mike Waywell ahead of the 2008/9 season.

Rugby players pick up Lancashire RFU awards

Blackpool Citizen: Steve Nutt, Senior Player of the Year

11:10am Monday 16th June 2008

Fylde players scoop Lancs County awards Fylde players picked up the two principal player awards at Friday evening's Lancashire RFU annual dinner. The awards were for performances in this season's county championship campaign.

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