Cheshire RFU
Full nameCheshire Rugby Football Union
Founded1880; 143 years ago (1880)
Region Cheshire
 Isle of Man
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The Cheshire Rugby Football Union (CRFU) is a rugby union governing body in the historic county of Cheshire and the Isle of Man. The union is the constituent body of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) for Cheshire. The CRFU administers and organises rugby union clubs and competitions in the county and administers the Cheshire county rugby representative teams.

Cheshire senior men's county team


Affiliated clubs

There are currently 52 clubs affiliated with the union, with teams at both senior and junior level.


County club competitions

Cheshire team of 1894

The Cheshire RFU currently helps run the following club competitions for club sides based in Cheshire, parts of Merseyside and Manchester, and the Isle of Man:


All leagues are by both the Cheshire RFU and Lancashire RFU and feature clubs based in Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and the Isle of Man.



Discontinued competitions

See also


  1. ^ "Club Directory". Cheshire RFU. Archived from the original on 15 December 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Cheshire Cup". Cheshire RFU. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Cheshire Vase". Cheshire RFU. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Cheshire Bowl". Cheshire RFU. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Cheshire Plate". Cheshire RFU. Retrieved 1 June 2017.