How to find us.

Furness Rugby Union Football Club was founded in 1902 and is one of only two Rugby Union Teams in Barrow in Furness. Even though we have a large ground it is not one of the easiest to find:-

       Follow the A590 to Barrow, after passing the Golf Course on the right, take the first left on the roundabout and follow the sign for Furness Abbey, take the second exit on the next mini roundabout, follow the road past the Hospital, which is on the right, continue for a further half a mile (you are now on Abbey Road). Look for a standard Post box on the left (Ostley House on the right) and turn there into Croslands Park Road, continue for a further 200 yards and turn right along side the first bungalow down a very narrow driveway. This is the entrance to The Strawberry Grounds. The access is NOT large enough for buses so they will have to remain parked on Croslands Park Road.







  The Club itself is entirely self supporting and depends on the Income from its members over the Clubhouse bar and sponsors to keep our Teams operating.

    If you wish to become a member of the club, either a player supporter or Social member do not hesitate to turn up or contact any of the telephone numbers or email address on this web site.

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Monday - Thursday:- Closed     Friday: 19:30 - 22:00

Saturday:-  13:00 - 23:00        Sunday:- 14:00 - 22:00

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Saturday 7th July

  At an Emergency Meeting of the Cumbria RFU, held at Penrith last night to discuss the proposed North-West League Restructure. For those who did not know this involved the total withdrawal of Lancashire clubs at L7 leaving all clubs to play within their own CB boundaries. This would have left us with a Cumbria 1 League (old North Lancs/Cumbria) with 8 teams and the L8 Cumbria 2 (old Cumbria 1 ) with 7 Teams.

  Be aware that the Cumbrian teams in L7 and Cumbria RFU are  launching an appeal against this. So what is said below is a plan B in case that fails.

  The meeting decided it would leave the Cumbria 1 League with 8 teams and each to probably play 3 times. The Cumbria 2 League could see the introduction of Creighton, Wigton 2 and Aspatria 2 making that league up to 10 teams (the same as last Year).

  Remember this Plan B would, if implemented, require more work before being finalised.

  Click here to see the teams that could be in our league if Plan B was implimented.


Thursday 5th July

  Date for this years AGM.




























Wednesday 4th July

Ok folks, our first scheduled touch rugby session on Tuesday clashed with England’s  match against Colombia so we’ll postpone until the week after, that's the 10th July

Remember full training starts at the end of July so make sure your ready to go. The season can’t come soon enough!!!


Sunday 6th June

 The June 200 Club Draw was held in the Clubhouse yesterday, the lucky winners can be found HERE


    


Sunday 15th April


 



















Sunday 18th March

 We now have the winners of the Six nations Forecast with first prize going to Rhys Studt and second to Dai Humphreys. What would you expect with two Welshmen putting England down to lose their games. The Full list can still be downloaded from HERE.










Match Ball

Sponsors

What’s on at the Club this Week

Saturday 14th July

England v Belgium - KO 3:00 PM

Sunday 15th July

France v Croatia - KO 4:00 PM

In Preparation for next Season the following Sponsorships are available

please contact the relevant person if you are at all interested.


1. Match Sponsor 1st XV Games - £300 John Mallinson 07958 334607

 Buffet for up to 20 in Members Bar prior to KO.

 Option to provide Mascot for the game.

 Selection and presentation of Home Team Man of the Match

 Acknowledgement in programme and PA


2. Match Ball Sponsor 1st XV Game - £50– Rhys Studt – 07766 937127

 Free entry to game. Food for 2 and 2 drinks each

 Acknowledgement in programme and PA


3. Match Day Programme Advertising - Brian Mitchell 07861 299161

 Full page programme advert £150 for Season

 Half page programme advert £85 for season


4. Ground Advertising Boards £250 (First Year) - John Mallinson 07958 334607

 8ft x 3ft Board for 1 year -  (Renewal every year £150)



5. Player Sponsorship £50 – Rhys Studt – 07766 937127

 Company Logo and players name placed on notice in Clubhouse and in Program.


6. Team Shirt Sponsor  

 Sponsor Full Kit Cost or part off £??

 Logo on Kit – Price dependant on Location and size

Free Club Membership and mentioned in program

Contact Chris Reid - 07932 172433 or Rhys Studt – 07766 937127


Founded 1902 Furness Rugby Union Football Club The Strawberry Grounds Croslands Park Road, Off Abbey Road Barrow in Furness Cumbria, LA13 9LA Tel:- 01229 825226 Email:- frufc@frufc.net