Ex-Panther makes debut England outing

Chorley Citizen: NATIONAL DEBUT: Josh Charnley in action

5:03pm Wednesday 20th June 2012

Chorley’s rising rugby league star Josh Charnley made his England debut last weekend in a victory over Exiles.

Mossley Hill 18 Chorley 7

2:17pm Monday 8th March 2010

After tasting defeat for the first time this year Chorley looked to get back to winning ways against the form team in the league over the past month.

Chorley 17 Mossley Hill 7

4:35pm Wednesday 18th November 2009

Chorley looked to keep up their promotion chase against a Mossley Hill side who had recorded their first win of the season the previous week and were full of confidence coming into the game.

Chorley 15 West Park Warriors 14

11:51am Tuesday 8th September 2009

Chorley opened the new North Lancs League season with a hard fought win over West Park Warriors.

Chorley RUFC cruise through cup opener

2:27pm Tuesday 1st September 2009

After a very strong performance against Lyme the week before Chorley looked to right the demons from the previous season by not getting knocked out of the first round of the cup.

Chorley 25 Carnforth 0

1:16pm Wednesday 11th March 2009

Chorley headed north as they continued in their quest for promotion against a Carnforth side high on confidence after recording their first win of the season the previous week.

Chorley 17 Windermere 11

4:42pm Thursday 19th February 2009

Second-placed Windermere may have planned to use their formidable size in the forward line to bash through Chorley’s defence but they came up against a committed home defence.

Chorley 34, Carnforth 5

8:48am Tuesday 18th November 2008

Chorley faced a Carnforth side still searching for their first league win of the season and from the kick off Carnforth soon found out that it wasn't going to be easy against the league's form team and within five minutes Chorley were 7-0 up after skipper Michael Jessiman's try was converted by Steve Pearson.

Blackpool RUFC 1st XV 13 Chorley 18

9:33am Monday 10th November 2008

Blackpool started the day full of high hopes for a win but, as ever, they were to be sold short of their target.

Clitheroe 19, Chorley 2nd XV 28

9:17am Tuesday 4th November 2008

After a great win at home to Preston Grasshoppers Phil Callander's 2nd team had a very difficult away trip to Clitheroe, the same trip Chorley 1st team made a week earlier when they won.

Clitheroe 3, Chorley 13

9:18am Monday 27th October 2008

With both teams in the bottom half of the table with just two points from four games, this was a game both teams were desperate to win.

Chorley 2nds 24 Preston Grasshoppers 8

4:00pm Monday 27th October 2008

After a great cup win at Rochdale last week Phil Callander's team were back in league duty against Preston Grasshoppers.

Chorley 17, Colne 0

9:56am Monday 13th October 2008

Colne made the trip down the M65 to face a Chorley side searching for their first win of the season.

Chorley 2nds 107, Blackpool 5

1:38pm Monday 6th October 2008

A wet and windy day saw Phil Callander's Chorley team up against a strong Blackpool team who were one of the favourites to win the league.

Windermere 13, Chorley 12

11:04am Monday 6th October 2008

Chorley set off on the 120 mile round trip to the Lake District to face a Windemere side currently undefeated in North Lancs Division Two and tipped for promotion.

Chorley minis 6, Clitheroe minis 3

1:50pm Monday 22nd September 2008

Chorley's mini's started the season where they left off last season with a great win over Clitheroe by six tries to three.

Chorley Under 10s 10 Clitheroe Under 10s 40

1:47pm Monday 22nd September 2008

The opening fixture of the season for the newly formed Chorley Under 10s squad saw them up against a well structured and organised Clitheroe team.

Woodley Sports 1 Chorley 0

11:35am Wednesday 20th August 2008

Chorley trailed to a wonder goal hit from more than 30-yards from full-back Paul Collins in the 19th minute.

Chorley 15, Thornton Cleveleys 16

12:11pm Monday 21st April 2008

Chorley, looking for their third win in a row in the last game of the season, failed to hold out against a Thornton side who never gave up The home side began with a superb opening score.

Chorley 2nd XV 19, Bolton 8

1:45pm Tuesday 15th April 2008

After four wins out of five Chorley played an in form Bolton team containing a smattering of 1st and 2nd team players as their home team games were called off.

Clitheroe 3 Chorley 21

9:13am Tuesday 15th April 2008

Chorley built on their close win over North Manchester last week with an emphatic win over Clitheroe to lift them off the bottom of the league.

Interested in playing rugby?

12:16pm Friday 11th April 2008

Are you or your children interested in playing rugby?

Chorley 16, North Manchester 14

9:52am Tuesday 8th April 2008

Chorley built on their positive showing last week and delivered a much needed and much deserved win against a strong North Manchester side.

Furness 26, Chorley 12

9:16am Monday 31st March 2008

A Chorley side featuring several changes put up a real fight against the league leaders to try and deny them their league title.

Hat-trick of tries for Harris

Chorley Citizen: Scotland Yard

10:12am Tuesday 25th March 2008

With captain Phil Callander away, flanker Steve Goodman took over the reigns against an experienced Clitheroe team.

Chorley 2nds 12, Fylde 13

9:39am Monday 17th March 2008

Chorley put up a spirited performance against in-form promotion contenders Fylde, a team containing a very experienced pack including many county players.

Tough day for Chorley juniors

9:22am Friday 14th March 2008

On a bitterly cold and very wet day, Chorley under 12s travelled to Preston Grasshoppers to take part in back to back matches against Preston and Fylde to complete a rearranged Lancashire cup tie.

Chorley 2nds 30 Preston Grasshoppers 3 - full report

Chorley Citizen: Mike Tindall reportedly arrested for drink-driving after the Cheltenham Festival

9:35am Tuesday 11th March 2008

Chorley showed there intent against promotion favourite Hoppers straight from the kick off.

Colne and Nelson 10, Chorley 0

Chorley Citizen: Joe Cole

9:34am Tuesday 11th March 2008

Chorley travelled to Colne looking to build on their recent form and convert the near scalp of Bury into their first win since December.

Chorley Under 12s 42, Clitheroe 0

2:37pm Monday 3rd March 2008

Chorley juniors returned to action after their successful tour to Colwyn Bay with a resounding win over Clitheroe who had beaten Chorley earlier in the season.

Rugby fans invited to join survey

4:59pm Tuesday 26th February 2008

Sports fans are being invited to share their views on rugby and consider what the game means to them.

Chorley 3, Bury 8

9:15am Tuesday 26th February 2008

Chorley came as close as it can get to the biggest upset of the season against league leaders Bury.

Carnforth 9, Chorley 3

9:31am Tuesday 19th February 2008

On a great day for running rugby, Carnforth seized the opportunity to restrict Chorley by playing on a narrow pitch favouring their own forwards dominated game.

Chorley 7, Colne and Nelson 13

9:32am Tuesday 12th February 2008

Indiscipline cost Chorley as they missed a golden opportunity to take a home win against rivals Colne and Nelson on Saturday.

Successful day for Chorley Minis

4:47pm Monday 11th February 2008

Chorley RUFC Minis enjoyed a successful day at Colwyn Bay on Sunday.

Thornton Cleveleys 22 Chorley 2nds 13

3:59pm Monday 11th February 2008

It was always going to be a difficult away trip at Thornton who hadn't lost in six games, and it was not made any easier by several Chorley players arriving as the game was kicking off.

Chorley 2nds 44 Tyldsley 11

1:51pm Monday 28th January 2008

Chorley faced a possible banana skin against basement team Tyldsley as they rested a few players although captain Phil Callander was back from injury.

Settle loan deal is off

10:13am Monday 21st January 2008

Striker Steve Settle, who Chorley manager Gerry Luczka was planning to sign on a loan deal, has been recalled to Leigh RMI.

Chorley 2nds 11 Colne and Nelson 10

9:16am Wednesday 16th January 2008

Chorley faced a very experienced Colne team containing quite a few first team players and with captain Phil Callander injured Chorley stalwart Steve Goodman took over the reigns.

2nds skipper praises team spirit

10:14am Tuesday 8th January 2008

Chorley 2nds captain Phil Callander praised his players after their hard earned draw with runaway league leaders Aspull 2nds.

Chorley 2nds 12 Aspull 2nds 12

9:12am Tuesday 8th January 2008

After a good first half of the season Chorley started the new year against table toppers Aspull who earlier in the season thrashed Chorley and who have only lost once all season.

Chorley 3 Furness 13

2:53pm Monday 7th January 2008

In the first game of the new year Chorley continued in the gutsy and dogged style that saw them victorious against Carnforth only to be narrowly edged out by title challengers Furness.

Defeat for Chorley

10:44am Monday 7th January 2008

Chorley were beaten 13-3 by Furness on Saturday.

Chorley 2nds' captain looks forward to season

10:47am Friday 28th December 2007

Exactly half way through the season we are fourth.

Captain reviews Chorley 2nds' year

9:37am Thursday 27th December 2007

As the new captain at the helm after Chorley stalwart John Witts retired, I had a job on my hands, with quite a few players still away on holiday and some new players down untried in different positions.

Chorley seeking to climb up table

8:44am Sunday 23rd December 2007

Chorley will be looking to climb away from the foot of the table under newly appointed player coach Andy Kavanagh as the season reaches its halfway point.

Kirkby Lonsdale 17 Chorley 2nds 36

2:04pm Monday 17th December 2007

After last week's loss to Rossendale, Chorley needed a good win today to keep the pressure on the top two on the hard ground and brisk air.

Carnforth 10, Chorley 1st XV 19

2:02pm Monday 17th December 2007

In the final game before the new year Chorley 1st XV showed what they could do against high flying Carnforth who entered the game 3rd in the table having already snatched a win against Chorley earlier in the season.

North Manchester 10, Chorley 1st XV 0

2:20pm Monday 3rd December 2007

It was a grey day for Chorley on Saturday as they travelled to North Manchester hoping to build on the narrow loss to Clitheroe last week.

Chorley 12 Clitheroe 13

1:46pm Monday 26th November 2007

Chorley's disappointing season continued on Saturday.

Your Say Your Citizen

Other local newspapers

Get Adobe Flash player


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree