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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Club launches women's rugby and fitness programme

9:30am Wednesday 7th May 2008

Fylde Rugby Club's women's community rugby and fitness programme is taking off this summer.

Blackpool RUFC 0 Eccles 62

9:19am Monday 21st April 2008

Blackpool did it, they went a full season without picking up a point in their league although it can be said in their favour that they never let their heads drop once in the face of adversity.

Littleborough 74 Blackpool RUFC 7

11:07am Monday 14th April 2008

Blackpool started the game as if they were out to prove a point by winning their first league match of the season but this was not to be.

BARLA Cup Finals at Woodlands in May

5:31pm Tuesday 18th March 2008

Top quality amateur rugby league will be coming once more to the Woodlands on Saturday, 24th May when Fylde RFC stages the prestigious Ace Insurance Europe BARLA National Cup Final and the BARLA Champions of Champions Final.

Blackpool 10 Ashton under Lyne 55

9:56am Monday 17th March 2008

Blackpool continued with their long line of losses in this North Lancs 1 fixture when they again went down to Ashton under Lyne by 55 points to 10.

Trafford MV 83 Blackpool RUFC 0

11:41am Monday 3rd March 2008

Blackpool continued their season with another resounding defeat when they went down by 83 - 0 on their visit to Trafford MV.

Garstang 37 Blackpool RUFC 7

9:25am Wednesday 27th February 2008

Blackpool RUFC were without the expertise of Heath George at number 8 and also Barry Tucker, who stood in at that position was carting an injury picked up in last week's match.

Rugby fans invited to join survey

4:59pm Tuesday 26th February 2008

Sports fans are being invited to share their views on rugby and consider what the game means to them.

Blackpool RUFC 7 Bolton 91

9:11am Monday 18th February 2008

Blackpool continued their woeful season when they went down by 91 points to 7 at their Mossom Lane ground.

Old Bedians 87 Blackpool RUFC 7

10:17am Monday 11th February 2008

It looked as though Blackpool didn't turn up for the first half when Old Bedians ran riot running in 63 unopposed points.

Eccles RUFC 137 Blackpool RUFC 3

9:29am Monday 4th February 2008

Blackpool was never in this match from the outset when they arrived with only 13 players to play against a full strength and very strong and well-drilled Eccles side.

Blackpool RUFC 7 Ashton under Lyne 43

10:03am Monday 28th January 2008

The nominated referee did not arrive for this fixture so, despite Blackpool having a qualified referee in their ranks and pleading from the league secretary, Ashton under Lyne elected to play a friendly only.

RUFC match postponed due to waterlogged pitch

10:23am Monday 21st January 2008

Blackpool's match against Garstang on Saturday had to be postponed due to a waterlogged Garstang pitch.

Birchfield 71 Blackpool RUFC 0

9:49am Monday 14th January 2008

Blackpool continued their woeful season when they went down for the second week running to a strong Birchfield side.

Heaton Moor 111 Blackpool 3

10:16am Monday 17th December 2007

After their enforced lay off for two weeks Blackpool returned to their old ways when they were soundly beaten by league leaders Heaton Moor by 111 points to 3 in this North Lancs 1 away fixture.

Blackpool hopes for first season win

4:09pm Saturday 15th December 2007

Blackpool Rugby Union face league leaders Heaton Moor in an away fixture today.

Blackpool RUFC 3 Littleborough 36

11:09am Monday 26th November 2007

Blackpool applied pressure to the Littleborough defence from the first whistle of the game and were rewarded in the 7th minute when they were awarded a penalty for offside just inside the visitors half.

Blackpool RUFC 11 Heaton Moor 48

10:10am Monday 12th November 2007

Blackpool went down again on Saturday to a superior Heaton Moor side at their Mossom Lane ground by 11points to 48.

Ashton Under Lyne 104 Blackpool RUFC 3

9:45am Monday 22nd October 2007

It was another disastrous day at the office for Blackpool when they went down by 104 - 3 away to Ashton Under Lyne.

Blackpool RUFC 0 Old Bedians 73

10:22am Tuesday 9th October 2007

Blackpool continued their woeful season when they were heavily defeated at home by Old Bedians without actually scoring themselves.

Bolton 108 Blackpool RUFC 12

10:24am Monday 1st October 2007

Blackpool was under the cosh again in the North Lancs. 1 match away to Bolton.

Blackpool RUFC 0 Trafford MV 86

11:05am Monday 24th September 2007

Blackpool continued their terrible run of defeats when they lost 86 - 0 at home to Trafford MV and again they failed to register any points on the score sheet.

Burnley RUFC 86 Blackpool RUFC 0

9:20am Monday 17th September 2007

Blackpool was again at a push to get a side out for this North Lancs.1 league fixture after having a large squad during the week.

Royle to stay at Fylde

3:51pm Thursday 7th June 2007

Fylde's record try scoring winger, Nick Royle, has committed himself to the club for next season, his third at the Woodlands.

Awards for players

Blackpool Citizen: Jake Quinn (left) receives his award

10:19am Monday 28th May 2007

Blackpool RUFC Juniors celebrated their fourth annual presentation evening on Saturday at the Blackpool Rugby Tavern.

Blackpool third in tournament

8:48am Monday 30th April 2007

With the League Season over Blackpool entered the realms of the touring side.

Blackpool 3 Tarleton 41

2:44pm Thursday 22nd March 2007

This was again a game of two halves.

Carnforth 24 Blackpool 2nd XV 41

4:23pm Thursday 15th March 2007

Newly appointed 2nd XV team manager Mark Holden took his side away for his third match, in this Intermediate 5N fixture and maintained his 100 per cent record. They came away with a well deserved win against a team two places above them with two tries each from man of the match Leon Mason, Trevor Smith, Richard Jackson and Dean Smith and one from Carl Reynolds.

Birchfield 30 Blackpool 10

4:00pm Thursday 8th March 2007

Blackpool started brightly but were 3-0 down after giving away a penalty.

Blackpool 12 Bury 13

11:10am Thursday 1st March 2007

As the old adage goes, this was definitely a game of two halves.

Blackpool 17 Birchfield 17

8:45am Thursday 25th January 2007

In a match played in atrocious weather conditions, Blackpool managed to draw with their opponents in this North Lancs League One fixture.

Blackpool U16s 41 Kirby Lonsdale 5

Blackpool Citizen: MUD BATH:  Blackpool U16s celebrate their win against Kirby Lonsdale

10:14am Thursday 7th December 2006

Blackpool started the stronger of the two sides at Fleetwood Road scoring early on thanks to excellent work from captain Ben Holland's strong run, allowing fellow back row Tomas Sanderson to pick up and score in the corner.

Youth in a derby boost

9:52am Thursday 21st September 2006

Blackpool RUFC under-16s first game of the season against Fylde was always going to be tough.

Winning ways for young rugby players

Blackpool Citizen: WELL DONE: Player of the season Ben Holland with Pete Anglesea

3:23pm Thursday 29th June 2006

Blackpool RUFC Juniors ended a hugely successful season with their third annual presentation evening. All of the players were awarded with a medal and forty trophies were given out in total.

Blackpool RUFC 27 Whitley Bay 20

4:21pm Thursday 25th May 2006

Blackpool RUFC rounded off their season with a win against a touring side from Whitley Bay in a close fought match.

Blackpool 38 Watford RUFC 15

5:22pm Thursday 18th May 2006

Blackpool entertained another touring side on Saturday when they played a team from Watford RUFC at their Mossom Lane home.

Blackpool RUFC 33 Sully Sports RFC 29

2:00pm Thursday 11th May 2006

A Blackpool side made hard work of this victory against a touring side from near Penarth in Wales.

Garstang 21 Blackpool RUFC 2nd XV 26

4:01pm Thursday 4th May 2006

Blackpool finished their league campaign with a hard fought win away at Garstang.

Blackpool Second XV 26 Burnley 14

2:15pm Thursday 27th April 2006

With the first team away touring in the north east, Blackpool 2nd XV took centre stage this weekend and they did themselves proud, coming away with a win over a very strong Burnley side.

Blackpool 1st XV 36 Coventry Standard 19

2:59pm Thursday 20th April 2006

Blackpool are still flying high after last week's victory over league champions Birchfield, a victory that confirmed their promotion in second position.

Blackpool RUFC 1st XV 5 Sedgely Park 2nd XV 33

2:52pm Thursday 30th March 2006

In a hastily arranged friendly, Blackpool played Sedgely Park's seconds at Mossom Lane on Saturday.

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