Sat 10 Aug 2019 11:01

Upper Eden RUFC are pleased to announce our new captains for the 2019-20 season

Upper Eden 1st XV


James and Will

Upper Eden Eagles


Jo and Bianca

The ladies’ team, Upper Eden Eagles, will be lead by Bianca Carlisle and Joanna Wilkinson and will be playing in the North Merit League.  The Eagles are well into their pre-season training with good numbers and have had several new recruits.  If you fancy becoming an "Eagle" please get in touch.

Upper Eden Boars

Micky Longrigg will again lead the second team supported by David Martin as vice-captain.  The second team will  be playing in the Halbro league for this season.  If you fancy dusting off your boots and having a run out with the lads, please get in touch, we always welcome new members.

Upper Eden’s first pre-season fixture will take place on the 24 August when both the 1st XV and the Boars will be in action against Sunderland in the now annual fixture in memory of Jonny Drummond.

The first team’s Cumbria League campaign kicks off on 7 September when they visit Egremont, while the Boars begin the following week with a home match against Aspull seconds, the ladies' fixtures are yet to be announced.

Our congratulations go to all our captains and here's to a successful 2019-20 season.

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