Furness Rugby Union Football Club

Furness Rugby Union Football Club

Founded 1902

Founded 1902

The Strawberry Grounds, Croslands Park Road, Off Abbey Road,

Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, LA13 9LA

                                  Tel:- 01229 825226  Email:-    

This site was updated on  18 April 2015 @   20:52

        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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Saturday 18th April

    The updated North Lancs / Cumbria league table and results are here.

Wednesday 15th April

   This Saturday is the Clubs last league game of the season, and is sponsored by the “Furness Old Farts”. Hopefully you have all contacted Roy Cullen to let him know you will be supporting the club on that day. But don’t forget we do have seats left for the clubs Annual Dinner, to be held in the Clubhouse on the 15th May. If you want a seat please get in touch with Mally this Saturday if you are at the game, or phone him on 07958 334607 to reserve your seat.

Tuesday 14th April

    Mally’s match report for the Tarleton game is here.  A few of Col’s Pictures from Saturday’s game here,  and the updated league tables for the North Lancs / Cumbria league can be found here.

  Tuesday 4th April

      This years Club Dinner, and as the poster says, there are a limited number of tables and places, 53 places have already been booked, so if you don’t want to miss out contact:- John Mallinson on 07958 334607 NOW

We also have the Furness has got Talent which was such a success last year. Give John your names ASAP if you want to be one of the acts, and let’s have another brilliant night.

Sunday 29th March

    As you all are aware our Forecast Draw has been won, but we must give thanks to all who sold tickets for it, special mention to those who sold more than the average tickets, in Spain (Terry), BAE (Brocky and the Studt’s) Centrica (Les) and locally (Eddie), plus anyone else who I have failed to mention and helped in making this another eventful draw.

Monday 23rd March

   I now have a Match report from Mally and a  few photos from Chris taken against Leigh here.   The old Farts Logo has been redesigned and added to a Polo shirt, if you want to get hold of one get in touch with the “Grand” “Old Fart” Roy Cullen.  

Saturday 21st March

     Last night we were presented with a cheque from the Furness Lions Club which went towards the cost of the replacement of the Heating system at the Club. A big thank you to all who are involved with the Lions and helping us out.

Sunday 15th March

    You can fine Ian’s full report on yesterdays Cup match here, along with Col Brannon’s photos. The 200 club draw was held in the Club House this afternoon Click here to see if you are one of the winners.

Saturday 14th February

        The Central Heating improvements in the Clubhouse are now there to be seen, but we as a club would have struggled to meet the total cost of such a project, so we must thank the RFU “Ground Match” scheme who covered just under 50% of the cost. But big thanks must go to some local donators:- We have The Armstrong Foundation, Scurrah Nassau Group and The Rotary Club of Furness who have all donated amounts which significantly helped in reducing Furness’s costs towards the project.  Darren and Amanda of The Ship Inn at Roose also donated their 2nd prize win in last nights quiz to us, every little helps.

   Then there was Colin Blackburn  of “CBS Gas Services” who has done a brilliant job in fitting and hiding as much of the refurbishments as possible.

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Final Game of The Season - 18th April - KO 3 PM

Furness 1st XV  0  -  44  De La Salle

(Sponsored by “Furness Old Farts”)