Halbro North West Leagues Providing grass roots rugby since 2002

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The North West Leagues (NOWIRUL) exists for the purpose of playing and promoting the playing of Rugby Union, according to the laws of the Game as laid down by the R.F.U. and I.R.B. and outside of the Regulations and organisation of the R.F.U. English Clubs Championship.  

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Saturday, 06/11/2021Kick Off Times in the Halbro North West Leagues Just to remind teams that our Kick Off times have not changed. It is still 3pm in September and October, then 2-15pm for November to February, and back to 3pm in March and April. Amendments to these times can be made as long as both sides agree on the change.
Saturday, 06/11/2021Nowirul Cup Competitions The next Round of the CUP and JUG is on the 05/02/2022 while for the TROPHY, BOWL, SHIELD and PLATE is 06/11/2021. Please see Draw under Cups above.
Sunday, 01/05/2022Looking for a game. You can now advertise or pick up games from the newly branded FACEBOOK page 'NORTH WEST GAMEFINDER' . Just log in and see which teams are looking for games.
Sunday, 01/05/2022Man- Off Rule 15 (2) Please be reminded that the MAN-OFF Rule in the Premier League is suspended for this season only and should not be implemented.


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