RUGBY: Chard away to Weston in national league

Chard & Ilminster News:

9:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

CHARD are away to Weston in National League 3 (SW) on Saturday (2.15pm).

CYCLING: Fowler sets club record for Yarcome Hill climb

Chard & Ilminster News:

10:01am Tuesday 28th October 2014

McKINLAYS 1st Chard Wheelers’ annual Hill Climb championship took place on Yarcombe Hill on Sunday.

RUGBY: Late heartbreak for Chard

Chard & Ilminster News:

9:59am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CHARD produced their best performance of the season on Saturday but a try six minutes into injury time saw them beaten 31-27 at home by Brixham, writes Glyn Hughes.

RUGBY: Chard still looking for first national league victory

Chard & Ilminster News:

11:55am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHARD'S torrid National league 3 season continued on Saturday when they suffered a 41-11 defeat at Bournemouth who had been relegated from National league 2 at the end of last season.

RUGBY: Colts upset unbeaten Taunton to get off the mark

Chard & Ilminster News:

11:53am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CHARD Colts recorded their first win of the season with a 17-10 victory over previously unbeaten Taunton.

RUGBY: Chard away to Bournemouth in national league

Chard & Ilminster News:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

CHARD will be looking for their first league win in seven attempts when they visit Bournemouth in National league 3 (SW) tomorrow (2.30pm).

RUGBY: Holyrood too good for King Arthur's

Chard & Ilminster News:

1:50pm Friday 17th October 2014

HOLYROOD Academy’s hugely-promising Year 7 rugby team won their first match 12-5 against King Arthur’s.

RUGBY: Barnstaple the main attraction on busy day at Chard RFC

Chard & Ilminster News:

10:01am Friday 10th October 2014

CHARD have an attractive home fixture against Barnstaple in National League 3 tomorrow (3pm).

RUGBY: Holyrood Academy win district cup

Chard & Ilminster News:

4:05pm Thursday 9th October 2014

HOLYROOD Academy’s Year 8 team won 30-5 at Stanchester in the district cup.

RUGBY: Chard suffering with lack of numbers

Chard & Ilminster News:

9:40am Monday 22nd September 2014

CHARD are still looking for their first victory in National League 3 (SW) after losing 32-0 at Oxford on Saturday, writes Glyn Hughes.

RUGBY: Chard Colts are pipped again

Chard & Ilminster News:

9:09am Monday 22nd September 2014

CHARD Colts lost to Bridgwater Colts by just two points for the second time in three weeks when they were beaten 12-10 at home in the Somerset Under-18 league on Saturday.

RUGBY: Excellent team try spoils Chard's day

Chard & Ilminster News:

12:19pm Friday 19th September 2014

CHARD'S first home game in National League 3 saw them lose 21-17 to Old Redcliffians, writes Glyn Hughes. Chard welcomed back skipper Mark Parsons and Charlie Roberts into the team.

RUGBY: Chard entertain Old Redcliffians in national league

Chard & Ilminster News:

7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

CHARD play their first home game in National league 3 ((South West) today when they entertain Old Redcliffians (3pm).

RUGBY: Chard beaten on national league debut

Chard & Ilminster News:

9:51pm Sunday 7th September 2014

CHARD experienced a tough start to national league rugby when they lost 23-6 at Old Patesians in National league 3 South West yesterday.

RUGBY: Narrow defeat for Chard Colts

Chard & Ilminster News:

7:52pm Sunday 7th September 2014

CHARD Colts had to settle for a 7-5 defeat at the hands of Bridgwater Albion in the Somerset Under-18 league when fly-half Ryan Wingate sent a conversion - the last kick of the match - sailing by the left hand post, writes Jacob Whitefield.

RUGBY: Chard all set for national league debut

Chard & Ilminster News:

3:57pm Friday 5th September 2014

Chard open their campaign in National League 3 (South West) tomorrow when they travel to Cheltenham to take on Old Patesians.

RUGBY: Chard kick off new season at Old Patesians

Chard & Ilminster News:

12:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

CHARD RFC begin their first season in National League 3 South West with a trip to Old Patesians on Saturday, September 6 (3pm).

RUGBY: Colts hold fundraising 'Big Push'

Chard & Ilminster News:

10:54am Friday 8th August 2014

CHARD Rugby Colts raised a total of £1,800 with their first ‘Big Push’ fundraising event.

RUGBY: Chard bid to speed up decision-making process

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Taunton Titans overcome Exmouth

6:40pm Thursday 12th June 2014

CHARD are looking to improve the running of the club following their promotion to division 3 of the national league.

RUGBY: Wagstaff named Player of the Year at Chard

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

6:00am Friday 30th May 2014

CHARD’S clubhouse was packed for the end of season dinner and awards evening when the main speakers were former Somerset RFU president John Williams and Director of rugby Steve Broome.

RUGBY: Chard look to strengthen for national league

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

2:00pm Monday 12th May 2014

CHAIRMAN Mick Duffy is confident Chard will be able to cope with the demands of a higher standard of rugby after the club’s dramatic promotion to the national league.

RUGBY: Chard clinch national league status

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

10:31pm Sunday 27th April 2014

CHARD achieved national league status for the first time in their history with a thrilling victory 22-18 victory over Towcestrians in Northamptonshire yesterday.

Rugby tables

Chard & Ilminster News: Rugby: Somerset Cup semi-final to be held at Bridgwater & Albion

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

SSE National League 2 South                           P W D L Diff Ps Hartpury Collge 28 22 0 6 348 112 Canterbury 29 19 0 10 97 100 Ampthill 28 19 1 8 368 99 Bishop's Strtfrd 28 16 2 10 113 92 Cambridge 28 16 0 12 110 84 Clifton 29 17 0 12 6 81 Taunton Titans 29 16 1 12 46 81 Southend 28 14 0 14 -14 75 Shelford 29 13 2 14 -8 69 Redruth 29 12 1 16 -119 67 Dings Crusadrs 29 11 0 18 -85 63 London Irish WG 28 11 0 17 -34 62 Chinnor 28 11 0 17 -88 60 Launceston 28 13 0 15 -139 58 Bournemouth 28 8 1 19 -267 48 Exmouth 28 5 0 23 -334 33

One of those days for Chard 2nd XV

Chard & Ilminster News: Rugby: Somerset Cup semi-final to be held at Bridgwater & Albion

4:18pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Somerset 1

Play-offs in sight as Chard run riot

Chard & Ilminster News: Rugby: Somerset Cup semi-final to be held at Bridgwater & Albion

3:58pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

South West 1 West

RUGBY: Chard find it tough against Cullompton

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

1:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

CHARD had to dig really deep to earn a 19-11 victory at Cullompton side in Tribute South West 1 West.

RUGBY: Under-13s put up an excellent fight

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Taunton Titans overcome Exmouth

10:38am Tuesday 25th March 2014

CHARD Under-13s travelled to North Petherton – arguably the strongest side in the region – and put up a highly creditable performance.

RUGBY: Chard entertain leaders St Austell

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

3:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

CHARD have an attractive home fixture against league leaders St Austell in Tribute South West 1 West tomorrow (3pm).

RUGBY: Cornishmen provide double challenge for Chard

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

12:40pm Thursday 6th March 2014

CHARD have the first of two very attractive home fixtures against Cornish sides on Saturday when they entertain Camborne before hosting St Austell seven days late.

RUGBY: Chard 2nds' rousing comeback is foiled

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

4:00pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

FOR the second week in succession Chard 2nds came up short in Tribute Somerset 1 in a match they could and should have won - losing 40-34 at home to Yatton 2nds.

RUGBY: Chard seek first win at Bridgwater

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

4:30pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

CHARD will be looking for their first ever win at Bridgwater and Albion when the two sides meet for a league fixture this Saturday (2.30pm).

RUGBY: Chard make winning return

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

4:31pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

CHARD claimed a good bonus point win after weeks of frustration with a 34-23 victory over Bideford in Tribute South West 1 West yesterday, writes Glyn Hughes.

RUGBY: Chard given Bideford bonus

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

12:18pm Friday 21st February 2014

TOMORROW would have been a free weekend for Chard but weather permitting there will now be a full programme.

RUGBY: Chard entertain St Austell today

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

6:10am Saturday 1st February 2014

CHARD follow up their excellent victory over Hornets with a another very attractive home fixture against St Austell today (2.30pm).

RUGBY: Tougher challenges await for Chard

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

6:00am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

CHARD, who enjoyed a comfortable 26-0 victory at Sidmouth last weekend, can expect some much tougher opposition in the next few weeks with a run of games against teams at the top of the table.

RUGBY: Chard in dominant mood on return

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

8:10pm Monday 20th January 2014

CHARD, returning to action for the first time in a month, won 26-0 at struggling Sidmouth in South West 1 West on Saturday. Chard included former Sidmouth player-coach Jason Luff in their team and he filled the gap at scrum half.

RUGBY: Chard 2nds battle to the end

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

8:59am Monday 6th January 2014

CHARD 2nds lost 29-7 to their North Petherton counterparts in Tribute Somerset 1 on Saturday - but the game was much tighter than the result suggests.

RUGBY: Chard's return to action is a washout

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

6:53pm Sunday 5th January 2014

CHARD scheduled game with at home to St Austell yesterday was called off because of a waterlogged pitch.

RUGBY: Chard 2nds pushed into submission by powerful pack

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

6:10pm Monday 16th December 2013

AFTER two successive victories Chard 2nds were beaten 43-8 away to Clevedon in Tribute Somerset 1.

RUGBY: Chard are blown off course

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

5:06pm Monday 16th December 2013

CHARD lost 24-15 at North Petherton on Saturday in a gripping South West 1 encounter which was a game of two halves.

RUGBY: Crewkerne's late push is bravely defended by Chard

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

5:20pm Thursday 12th December 2013

CHARD 2nds beat Crewkerne 21-15 in a contested derby in Tribute Somerset 1 which became palpably tense, especially in the last ten minutes.

RUGBY: Chard shine in second successive victory

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

4:23pm Thursday 12th December 2013

CHARD overcame the handicap of seeing two players sent to the sin-bin to record an impressive 30-19 victory over Clevedon in Tribute South West 1 West.

RUGBY: Chard 2nds beaten but unbowed

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

3:00pm Monday 25th November 2013

CHARD 2nds lost 43-14 at Bridgwater 2nds in Tribute Somerset 1 but the game was closer than the score suggests as Chard competed well throughout the match.

RUGBY: Chard return to Tribute league action

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

5:30pm Thursday 21st November 2013

CHARD return to action after a week off with an attractive home fixture against Cullompton in Tribute South West 1 West on Saturday (2.30pm).

RUGBY: Chard gain first win on Cornish soil

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

5:21pm Monday 28th October 2013

AFTER two very disappointing defeats Chard bounced back with a nail-biting 21-17 victory at Wadebridge to record their first-ever competitive victory on Cornish soil, writes Glyn Hughes.

RUGBY: Under-strength Chard 2nds are well beaten

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

8:00pm Monday 30th September 2013

WITH Chard's current injury crisis the knock-on effect was really felt by the 2nds who did well to put out a side but lost 62-7 in Tribute Somerset 1.

RUGBY: Chard strong enough despite injury crisis

Chard & Ilminster News: RUGBY: Barbarians continue hunt for new coach

7:00pm Monday 30th September 2013

CHARD were without the services of eight players who have turned out for the first team this season but were still strong enough to win 13-5 at promoted Bideford in South West 1.

Chard mourn club stalwart

4:14pm Friday 1st February 2013

CHARD Rugby Club was plunged into mourning over the weekend when it was announced that former chairman Phil Cook had died.

Crunch match for Chard 1sts

7:00pm Thursday 6th December 2012

THE Chard 1st XV were without a game last weekend, but return to action this coming Saturday with a home tie against Oldfield Old Boys in a 2.15pm start, writes Glyn Hughes.

Rugby: Fireworks at Chard RFC

6:00am Monday 29th October 2012

CHARD Rugby Club is holding a fireworks display on November 5.






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