Northumberland Women In The Lead

Northumberland Women In the Lead

Article from England Rugby: Northumberland has many miles between rugby clubs and relatively few of them compared to some other Constituent Bodies of the RFU. But when it comes to growing the game for women and girls, they are certainly not letting the acres of grass grow under their feet. Six Northumberland clubs have launched […]

RFU President’s Value The Volunteer Outstanding Contribution Award

RFU President's Value The Volunteer Outstanding Contribution Award

Last Saturday, Cathryn Clark, CB RugbySafe and Medical Lead received from Deborah Griffin OBE (RFU Junior Vice President), the RFU President’s Value The Volunteer Outstanding Contribution Award. The President’s Award was presented to Cathryn at a lunch held in the Spirit of Rugby Lounge in the West Stand at Twickenham before the England vs. Fiji […]

Game On Introduction Video

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Game On is England Rugby’s initiative for allowing games to be played when there is less than 15 players available for a team. Of course we still want to see full squads turning out on a Saturday afternoon, but sometimes that is not possible for our clubs. Usually in this instance, games would result in […]

Cup Match Kicks-off the 2023/24 Season

Northumberland Senior Shield 2023/24 Match Report. Gosforth RFC v Wallsend RFC. Northumberland Rugby.

Finally, the wait is over. Competitive rugby returned this weekend in the much anticipated Northumberland Senior Shield clash between Gosforth RFC and Wallsend RFC. Match Report The match kicked off promptly at 2:00 PM, with both teams demonstrating their intent from the outset. It was Gosforth who made an instant impact, securing a converted try […]

Age Grade Rugby – Season Start Reminder

Age Grade Rugby - Season Start Reminder - Northumberland Rugby

With the new season fast approaching, we’d like to remind all coaches of best practices when it comes to Age Grade Rugby. Half Game Rule: All teams at all age groups in Northumberland should look to implement and follow the Half Game rule. More information, useful tips and support can be found in our resources […]

RugbySafe Update for Clubs – August 2023

RugbySafe Update for Clubs August 2023 We are pleased to release the August 2023 RugbySafe Update for Clubs in the Northumberland RFU region. Following on from the RugbySafe Conference which was held in June, there has been a number of updates for our clubs to review. The updates apply for the 2023/24 season and the […]

State vs State, Mate Vs Mate at Newcastle Falcons’ True North Origin Fixture

It’s North Vs South at Newcastle Falcons This Weekend – Get Your FREE Tickets Now! As preparations build for the new Premiership Rugby season, Newcastle Falcons will play in an inter-house, True North Origin Fixture on Saturday 12th August.  During preseason the Falcons squad have been divided into four states; Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Durham, […]

Alternative Forms of Rugby

Alternative Forms of Rugby Policy Guidance for Clubs Season 2023/24 The Northumberland Union Board of Directors are keen to support clubs attempting to grow inclusive rugby by providing alternative forms of the game. The attached NRU Policy Guidance document is designed to assist clubs with their efforts and will help to provide a safe and […]

U16s Girls ERDPP Programme Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for the U16s Girls ERDPP Programme.  Please use the GASP form attached to nominate your players (one form per player) and please make sure that the information required at the top of the form is fully completed as invites to players will be sent out using the e-mail address provided on […]

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