Winnington Park

Winnington Park Rugby Football Club is a rugby union club situated in Winnington, Northwich in Cheshire, England. The club runs three senior sides, a Ladies team, two colts sides and ten junior teams [1] The first XV currently plays in the Northern Division, in North 2 West following their promotion from South Lancs/Cheshire 2 as champions at the end of the 2017–18 season.

Winnington Park
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UnionCheshire RFU
Founded1907; 114 years ago (1907)
LocationNorthwich, Cheshire, England
Ground(s)Burrows Hill
PresidentBrian Concannon
Coach(es)Matthew Farr
Captain(s)David Cross
League(s)North 2 West
2019–2011th
Official website
www.pitchero.com/clubs/winningtonpark/

Rugby UnionEdit

The club was founded in 1907 as a rugby union club.

Dewi Morris played for Winnington Park before moving on in his career and gaining caps with the England team.

Winnington Park rugby club is a few hundred yards across the park from its neighbours Northwich Rugby Club.

Rugby LeagueEdit

Weaverham Rangers rugby league club played in the North West Counties League until 2005. Weaverham Rangers became Winnington Park and joined the Rugby League Conference in 2006. Winnington Park had previously hosted a rugby league in the past when Crewe Wolves temporarily played there.

Winnington Park moved to neighbours Northwich RUFC and became Northwich Stags in 2008, the team won the Cheshire Division of the Conference but after 2009 in the Rugby League Merit League the club folded.

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