Appreciation for Durham County RFU Volunteers

Thank you to our Durham County RFU Volunteer representative Charles Thoburn for the below write up. Our club volunteer organisations have a strong and broad connections within our local communities and the majority of our clubs are working together to respond to COVID-19 by supporting the more vulnerable members ... More

Socially Distancing Walking Rugby

Last week, Blaydon RFC Walking Rugby group returned to training. The training session was ran in accordance with RFU regulations. 6 regulars of Blaydon Walking Rugby Group who attended a training session in accordance with RFU Regulations, on the AGP. Thanks to Bruce Costello for organising and Robin Wannop for ... More

Returning to Rugby during COVID-19 – advice from DCRFU

Safeguarding advice and requirements for Durham County RFU Clubs returning to Rugby training as per the RFU guidelines and regulations. See below the key points raised by our Safeguarding Officer; Paul Geehan 1. Training cannot commence until a Risk Assessment is completed by coaching staff and signed and ... More

Reminder for Payment of Player declarations

All Clubs are expected to return their 2019-2020 season Payment of Players declarations by the deadline date: 30th June 2020 The process is completed online via GMS, and should be sighed off by your 4 Club officials. If you have any questions with regards to the Payment of players declaration, please contact ... More

Friday 24th April marks the date for Durham County RFU Schools Union YMO Celebration event sponsored by Vic Young (South Shields) Ltd

Tonight, Friday 24th April 2020, should have been the YMO Celebration evening, hosted at Kingston Park and Sponsored by Vic Young (South Shields) Ltd. We would still like to celebrate our amazing YMO's who have been working hard all season to achieve their Durham County RFU Caps. The list below shows ... More

Schools Union YMO Programme names and updates

Durham County Schools Union are pleased to announce to the names of YMO's who will be capped this season. Throughout the 2019-2020 season a team of YMO's have been working hard to develop their Rugby knowledge and officiating School Games. Click the button below to see the full list of YMO's: YMO Partici... More

Durham County Pioneers of Young Referee Programme

Durham County RFU have recently featured in the England Rugby Touchline update for pioneering the way with our YMO Programme. The Schools Union YMO programme is proudly sponsored by Vic Young (South Shields) Ltd. A glimpse of the article below; "No fewer  than 250 Young Match Officials and 25 schools ... More

Durham County Schools Union Schools Competitions 2019-2020

2019-2020 was a successful year for Durham County RFU Schools Union County Cup Competitions. The 150 School Union events that took place throughout the season helped to develop the skills of the YMO's. Many thanks to the Durham County Referee Society for supporting the YMO programme, and helping to mentor the studen... More

This Sunday, 15th March, sees Durham U20 take on Yorkshire U20 in the Jason Leonard Championship

Durham County RFU are hosting Yorkshire U20 in the Jason Leonard Championship, the game will be played at Stockton RFC, 2:15pm KO. Durham RFU lost to Lancashire in January, with quite literally the last kick of the game, then in February Lancashire went on to defeat Yorkshire. Sunday's game is a crunch match ... More

Vic Young (South Shields) Ltd continue to sponsor Durham County Schools Union for 2020-2021

The Schools Union are pleased to be able to announce that Vic Young (South Shields) Ltd have agreed to continue to sponsor the Vic Young, Young Match Official programme and the Vic Young Schools Union Competitions for the 2020-2021 season. More