Based: Lace Webb Sports Ground, Nottingham
Career Record: 40-19-1
Colours: Royal Blue and White
Website: No
Honours: Conference champions 1992, 1990

Senior Kitted

1993 BNGL Division One Northern Conference 6-4-0
1992 BNGL National Division North/West Midlands Conference 9-1-0*
1991 BNGL National Division Midland Conference 6-4-0
1990 BNGL Premier Division Northeast Conference 8-2-0* 0-1
1989 BNGL Premier Division Northern A Conference 5-3-0
1988 BNGL Anglian Conference 6-3-1


1993 NPL Northern Conference 4th
1992 NPL Northern Conference 4th

Team notes: Previously known as the South Notts Crusaders in 1987. Also known simply as ‘The Crusaders’. Over the years amalgamated Notts Phoenix and Charnwood Beacons. Winning records in each of their 4 seasons in the BNGL. Picked up a number of ex-Nottingham Hoods players. Won a conference championship in 1990, but didn’t make any impact in playoffs. Became Trent Valley Warriors in 1994.

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Rich Ranby, 1992

Head Coaches

1990-1992 - Les Wilson

Game notes:

15th July 1990 - Paul Driver cracker 1000 season yards vs. Washington