On this page you can access past issues of the Tarleton RFUC newsletters "Tarleton Rugby News", "Touchline" and "Terrier News" plus the current newsletter "Tarleton RUFC Newsletter", just click on the newsletter you are interested in. Other news stories first shown in the media, or otherwise, are also presented.



Tarleton RUFC Newsletter October 16
Tarleton RUFC Newsletter September 11
Tarleton Rugby News September 07
Tarleton Rugby News May 07
Tarleton Rugby News March 07
Terrier News December 05
Touchline May 05
Touchline September 04
Touchline December 04


Latest News

New funky online ordering system

New funky online ordering system

Tarleton RUFC is pleased to announce that in partnership[ with red panda you are now able to place orders for kit online, you can find out more on our shop page. September 2015

Southport Storm

Southport Storm

Last night (4/1/15) the Club’s Management Committee considered a request from ‘Southport Storm’, a newly formed rugby league side to base themselves at Tarleton RUFC. After careful consideration, it was decided to agree to the request, subject to a number of conditions that protect the interests of the Club. Those conditions relate to protecting the financial […]

New Head Coach

New Head Coach

Tarleton RUFC is pleased to confirm that it has agreed a three year contract with Steve Gough to continue in the position of Head Coach. We have all been impressed with Steve’s coaching ability, enthusiasm and organisational skills since joining us in January and welcome his decision to commit himself to developing Tarleton Rugby. I […]

Tarleton Under 10′s

Tarleton Under 10′s

30th November The other week the tens where away to Blackburn which usually means gale force winds and freezing cold rain, this time however was different, blazing sunshine (who’d have thought an would you believe !). Our already small team was decimated by illness an this meant no rest for any of our skeleton squad during […]

Skofic Sevens 3 year deal for 2015, 2016 and 2017

Pleased to announce that after approaching Amscan International to see if they would extend their three year sponsorship of The Jonathan Skofic Invitational Sevens they have replied in the affirmative and will carry on sponsoring the prize money fund for the next three years. This is great news for the club as this has become […]

Silver Anniversary Ball

Silver Anniversary Ball

This is our annual fund raising social evening for all club members and friends and tickets are priced at £30 each or 2 for £50. This includes for a 3 course meal and entertainment. It is always a good night and we want this to be a bigger night than last year as it is […]

Season 03/04 Summer School

The last week in August 2003 saw the staging of the annual Mini Rugby Summer School for children between the ages of five and twelve. This year over fifty players and coaches enjoyed playing various forms of rugby in the shadow of the increasingly impressive changing room complex at Carr Lane. Fortunately for all concerned […]

Grand Opening

Tarleton Rugby Union Football Club celebrated a major landmark in its history with Sunday’s (28 September 2003) official opening of their new £500,000 changing room complex and playing fields at Carr Lane and they went straight to the top for the occasion as a famous son of the area, former England captain Bill Beaumont performed […]

Sale Sharks World Cup

On Saturday 8th November 2003 the under 9s and under 10s competed in the inaugural Sale Sharks 7′s competition for junior clubs. The group stages were held at the Sharks’ Carrington Training complex and the finals were played prior to the Sale Sharks v Leeds Tykes match at Edgeley Park. Clubs who took part included; […]

New Home and Away Gear for Rugby Club

With first team promotion in sight, Tarleton Rugby Club received what secretary Chris Walmsley termed “a huge boost” in the form of brand new home and away kits. They were presented at The Black Horse pub which has acted as club house for the past two years during ongoing fundraising for a new clubhouse at […]

Colts Make Giant Step

Tarleton RUFC under 17s made club history as they kicked off this season in the Lancashire and Cheshire Junior Colts League. The under 17s are the first Tarleton age group to progress from mini and junior rugby to colts level. The journey began as under 7s so many of the boys have been together with […]

RFU Seal of Approval

Fifteen years on from the foundation of Tarleton Terriers in 1990 Tarleton Rugby Union Club has been achieved the RFU’S “Seal of Approval” quality assurance kite-mark in respect of its management arrangements, with particular emphasis on its policy and procedures around child protection. By achieving this standard, the Club also qualifies for the Sport England […]

Tarleton on the Map

Tarleton came to this repeat of last years EFE Lancashire Challenge Cup as favourites, having amasses 449 points in seven games and conceded not a single point. Vale of Lune on the other hand, were determined to keep their grip on the trophy after a 12-5 victory last time around. Tarleton’s dominance however failed to […]

Tarleton rise from Terriers to Tigers

Only 16 years after formation, Tarleton Rugby Club celebrated the opening of a £255,000 extension to their clubhouse. Tributes to the rate at which the club has evolved were paid by Ted Mitchell, RFU Funding and Facilities Manager for the North. “The club is living proof of what can be achieved through hard work,” he […]

All Junior Teams play at home in Quarter Finals

Sunday 4 March 2007 was another big day for Tarleton Rugby Union Football Club. All four Junior Teams played a home Quarter Final match in the relevant sections of the Enterprise Finance Europe Junior Challenge Lancashire Cup. The opposition was provided by Liverpool Collegiate under 13s, Littleborough under 14s, Leigh under 15s and West Park […]

Lancashire Lads

After playing in a number of North Lancashire District selection matches, and a Final Trial at Preston Grasshoppers, where over 40 boys competed for just 26 places, Tarleton Under 14s centres Frankie Skofic (right), and Ben Cromack have been selected for the Lancashire Under 14s Rugby Union Squad. They will be hoping to be selcted […]

Rugby match to mark Italian Job, 92 years on

A Lancashire Rugby Club will represent England in the Memory Cup friendship tournament at the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of the Great War. A side from Tarleton Rugby Club has been invited to Northern Italy in September to compete against clubs from other countries caught up in the 1914-18 conflict. The people […]

Tarleton hosts Skofic Shield

THE Skofic sons did their father proud when they won a rugby sevens tournament staged in his memory. Jack, Max, Archie and George lifted the inaugural Jonathan Skofic Shield after an emotional competition at Tarleton RUFC at the weekend. Fifth son Frankie, too young to play for the family team, did his bit by presenting […]