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Wirral 2nds v Birkenhead Park 2nds

League leaders Wirral edge out Birkenhead Park in cagey affair

Wirral 2nd XV continued their unbeaten start to the season with a narrow 8-3 victory away at Birkenhead Park Wanderers. The visitors are the only side in the division to still boast a 100% win record.

Sefton Ladies: Basics are key to securing first win of season

Sefton Ladies fell to their fourth defeat in as many games on Sunday. They now sit rock-bottom of the Women's Championship North and are the only side without a point.
Sefton Ladies rugby against Waterloo

Fitzsimmons injury overshadows improved showing for Sefton Ladies

A much-improved performance for Sefton Ladies was overshadowed by an injury to hooker Emma Fitzsimmons. Fitzsimmons was taking part in a scrum when it collapsed, and it was suspected she had suffered a head or neck injury.
Liverpool Collegiate

Preview: Liverpool Collegiate RUFC XV2 vs Wigan 2

Liverpool Collegiate RUFC XV2 are looking to bounce back in this weekend's fixture against Wigan 2 in the Combination League 1. After building momentum in their impressive 38-14 victory against Sefton 2 at the Liverpool Cricket Club 2 weeks ago, their form has withered.
Firwood waterloo ground

Century at memorial ground for Firwood Waterloo RUFC

Firwood Waterloo rugby club has commemorated 100 years at the Memorial ground - but Covid restrictions have stopped any major celebrations for their loyal supporters. The Merseyside club moved to the Memorial ground in March 1921 after Rex Schofield the 1890’s captain suggested a new home for the team.
Sam Moore - pic courtesy of Cardiff Blues,

Ex Everton Academy prospect follows in rugby footsteps of dad and uncle

Former Crosby student Sam Moore has rugby running through his blood. The ex Merchant Taylors School pupil has represented England at rugby under-16s, 17s, 18s and 19s. But football was his first love, as Merseysportlive's Max Rudd finds out.

England vs Italy: Six Nations Preview

Both England and Italy will look to bounce back from defeats when they face off at Twickenham on Saturday in the second round of the Six Nations. England suffered a bruising defeat at the hands of Scotland at Twickenham for the first time since 1983 in round one.

Six Nations opening weekend round up

The first weekend of February is always a big event for Rugby fans across the globe, and whilst the wait for the return of the Six Nations was shorter than usual, fans were eagerly awaiting the return of international test rugby. Here is a round up of all the weekend's action. 
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Should the RFU change decision to cancel rugby season?

The decision to cancel the rugby union season has come under scrutiny as being too short-sighted. Many teams and coaches believe the season could have been completed had the RFU taken more time over the decision.

One of Merseyside’s most unique rugby teams celebrates 60 years

The Merseyside Police rugby team will celebrate 60 years since their re-establishment this year. But despite celebrating their 60th anniversary, records show origins of police rugby in Merseyside stretch as far back as the 1930s.