Sedgley Park

Johnny Matthews: From Elie to Lille in a flash to become a try-scoring Scotland cap

Gary Heatly speaks to those who worked alongside Johnny Matthews at former club Boroughmuir to reflect on a Scotland debut he will never forget.
3 October 2023

Asher Opoku-Fordjour Interview: The dynamic prop who is impressing at the World U20s

Wasps' administration left the promising prop without a club but having moved to Sale Sharks - and experienced the National Leagues - Opoku-Fordjour is thriving.
7 July 2023

National Two North title-winning prop signs for Northampton Saints

Sedgley Park's title-winning forward Beltus Nonleh has signed a professional contract with Northampton Saints ahead of the 2023/24 season.
25 May 2023

Meet Matt Gallagher: The hooker who scored 36 tries this season and is now on his way to the Championship

The 22-year-old broke the National Two North record for the most tries scored by a single player in a campaign.
11 May 2022

Great kicking in atrocious conditions

In the build up to this game, the Tigers Matt Riley tweeted that playing at Wharfedale was like playing on the set of Emmerdale.
2 April 2017

Opening fixtures of National League Rugby - Here's the winning try from Sedgley Park Tigers versus Caldy

Opening fixtures of National League Rugby and here's the match winning try from Sedgley Park Tigers versus Caldy. Having lost to Caldy twice last season, Sedgley Park were looking to put that record behind them.
5 September 2016

The Shannahan Plan

At the end of WW2 the US set about delivering The Marshall Plan to assist in rebuilding Europe. Old Albanian’s clearly had their very own plan to take them out of National 2 South and back to National 1. At the head of the plan, Head Coach, James Shannahan.
15 May 2016

Old Albanian and Sedgley Park ready for play-off clash

Eight months on from the start of the 2015/16 campaign and it comes down to this in National Two; Which side will be joining Cambridge and Macclesfield in National One next season?
13 May 2016

New Tigers backline are electric - Sedgley Park 48-5 Chester

A mass of mini and junior Tigers greeted both teams onto the field in this National 2 North encounter and at the end of the game it was the Tigers celebrating a bonus try win.
20 March 2016

Slow ball kills Tigers, quick ball inspires Tigers

Despite having games in hand and being second placed in National 2 North Sedgley Park Tigers have had a torrid three weeks with games against Caldy, Stourbridge and this weekend Otley. Saturday’s game finished 27-26 to the Tigers.
13 March 2016

Luctonians 10 Sedgley Park Tigers 35 - old school game

The National Leagues are a hot bed of young rugby talent and whilst the crowds are not as large as Premiership Rugby, it is clear that there are community clubs creating a platform for English Rugby.
24 January 2016

We are still very much in a title race – Matthews

Johnny Matthews believes Sedgley Park are ‘100 per cent’ still in a title race in National Two North as they prepare to host Otley this weekend at Park Lane.
15 January 2016

Rain plus rugby equals National 2 North

Rain has had a huge influence on rugby in the North of England over the past 5 weeks. Clubs in Cumbria, Lancashire and Yorkshire have seen their grounds flooded.
10 January 2016

Big win for South Leicester in Nat2N

Not surprisingly the New Year fixture played at Sedgley Park was under rain and lights and it was South Leicester who ran out the winners.
3 January 2016

Celebrating NorthWest Rugby over the Festive period

A year of rugby is coming to an end but the rugby community come together across the country at all different levels to celebrate.
30 December 2015

Sedgley Park roar to win over Macclesfield

Sedgley Park closed the gap to three points at the top of National Two North as they beat leaders Macclesfield 12-27 after a superb second half display.
5 December 2015

Sedgley Park spoil South Leicester's home debut

So after many years in National 3 the team from Welford Road, Leicester – that’s South Leicester RUFC not Leicester Tigers made their home debut in National 2N.
13 September 2015

Tigers outplay league leaders

The game of the season for many Sedgley Park Tigers supporters saw their team take on league leaders Hull Ionians and produce a performance worthy of a higher league.
1 February 2015

Bees backs break Tigers wide open

Birmingham and Solihull Bees had their backs to thank for a 22-17 National League 2 North victory over Sedgley Park Tigers.
17 January 2015

Lions use powerpack but Tigers use width for victory

Sedge travelled south battered and bruised from last week’s encounter against high flyers Ampthill, to Leicester Lions; who not only pummelled Sedge last time out but were in top form having just beaten Ampthill.
11 January 2015