Honda Volunteer of the Year 2024

Honda Volunteer of the Year Awards 2024. England Rugby.

Nominations for the Honda Value the Volunteer awards are now open!  Is there somebody who goes the extra mile to ensure things happen at your club? If so, the opportunity to thank them is now.  The Honda Volunteer of the Year Awards 2024 will recognise and celebrate volunteers across rugby for their achievements over the […]

Courses: Principles of the Lineout

Rugby Training Courses. Principles of the Lineout England Rugby

Coaches who are looking to further their development are invited to the Principles of the Lineout course from England Rugby. local Courses: 13th March at North Shields RFC 17th March at Ashington RFC 25th March at Berwick RFC The principles of the lineout course has been created to help coaches, match officials and volunteers discover […]

2024 Six Nations Raffle Now Open!

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Northumberland RFU are delighted to announce our very first online raffle. There are fantastic prizes up for grabs with 9 chances to win from each raffle ticket purchased. Prizes Two chances to win four Tickets and one chance to win two tickets to England Vs Wales at Twickenham on Saturday 10th February. Two chances to […]

Team of the Month: September, October, & November Winners!

Northumberland Rugby Team of the Month Winners: Ashington RFC and Whitley |Bay Rockcliff

Congratulations to the September, October and November winners of our Team of the Month Competition. The winners are going to receive tickets for upcoming Newcastle Falcons matches – we hope you enjoy the game you attend. The Team of the Month competition for December is now open so you get your nominations in to Dean Gray via […]

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 […]

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