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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Season 2016/2017

Competitions & Winners
Premier League - Macclesfield 2nd XV
Conference A - Sedgley Park 2nd XV
Conference B - Firwood Waterloo 2nd XV
Division 1 - Rossendale 2nd XV
Division 2 N - Kendal 2nd XV
Division 2 S - Northwich 2nd XV
Division 3 N - Penrith 2nd XV
Division 3 S - Widnes 2nd XV
Division 4 E - Broughton 1st XV
Division 4 N - Tyldesley 2nd XV
Division 4 S - Old Bedians 2nd XV
Division 4 W - Crosby St Mary's 1st XV
Division 5 E - Hope Valley 1st XV
Division 5 N - Orrell 2nd XV
Division 5 S - Knutsford 1st XV
Division 5 W - Widnes 3rd XV
Cup - Fylde 2nd XV
Trophy - Kendal 2nd XV
Bowl - Penrith 2nd XV
Shield - Heaton Moor 2nd XV
Plate - Fylde 4th XV
Jug - Rossendale 2nd XV


Saturday, 25/09/2021DOUBLE HEADERS THIS WEEK Just a reminder that 4 games are Double Headers with the Preliminary Round of the Cup. In the Shield there is Orrell 3 v Colne & Nelson 2. In the Bowl there are Newcastle 2 v Winnington Park 2, Wallasey 1 v Oldershaw 1 and Fylde 4 v Kirkby Lonsdale 3. Please send in results as usual.
Friday, 01/10/2021Sending in Results by TEXTs Please can the Team contacts send in the results of each game to the League Secretaries by 6pm on a saturday. Both sides (Home and Away ) should send in their result. Please check with referee before hand so that the correct score is sent. Also a reminder to the Premier League teams that they should also inform the League Secretary of any 4 try bonus points gained.
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.
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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