Information for Age Grade Coaches on changes to the DPP and CB Age Grade Pathway programs

You may already have heard of the changes that have been made following a national consultation in relation to the DPP and Age Grade Rep Rugby.  I’ve attached the summarised report for coaches to view but wanted to highlight the key points (all relevant from the start of 2020/21 season)  - DPP (Developing ... More

Durham County RFU announce Sedgefield RUFC as January’s Story of the Month Winners

Durham County RFU started 2020 with a bang, offering Clubs the chance to win £100.00. Clubs where asked to submit stories about the County's AGP's! Many thanks to Sedgefield RUFC for submitting this great story on how they used Billingham RFC AGP to play their first ever County Vets match. Please read below story, ... More

Durham County U18 North of England Press Release

Hot off the Press… Durham County are delighted to announce the selection of three of our U18 players  to the North of England Counties squad that was announced last night. The players selected are: Joe Berry from Darlington Mowden Park and Newcastle Falcons Academy Louis Peacock - Barnard Castle ... More

Durham County RFU Mentoring Workshop

Durham County RFU Coaching Committee are proud to bring you 'How to Mentor', a Mentoring Workshop with a focus of leaning how to help others. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON THE WEBSITE FOR UPDATES ON RESCHEDULED DATES The day is free, however you must book in advance to secure your place. ... More


Lancashire RFU will be hosting Durham County RFU in todays U20's fixture. Lancashire have stared a new initiative, and will be generating the Programmes electronically. The electronic Programme can be viewed by clicking here or scanning the below code on smart phones. Many thanks to Lancashire RFU, and we wish ... More

Durham U20 set to take on Lancashire U20 on Sunday 26th January at Tyldesley RUFC

Durham County RFU U20's will be traveling to Tyldesley RUFC on Sunday 26th January to take on Lancashire U20 in the first 2019-2020 season fixture. We would like to reach out to any Rugby fans across the County to come and support the team! The match will take place at the following address: Tyldesley RUFCSt ... More

Durham County RFU starts Story of the Month competition, starting January 2020

Durham County RFU are giving out a £100.00 cash prize for Clubs who give us their most interesting story. The Competition will run for 5 months, from January to May and each month will see a different winner! Each month will have a different theme of what we would like to see the stories about. Please see list below ... More

Date change for January’s Safeguarding Cluster meeting

Durham County RFU Safeguarding and Rugbysafe team will be hosting cluster meetings throughout the season. January's date has now been changed from 13th January to the 27th January. This will still be hosted at Sunderland RFC. For more information and for full details and dates please click here. More

Durham County U15/U18 Girl’s nominations are now open

Durham County Women's and Girls Committee are pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2019/20 season campaign.  We are excited about another fantastic program this year and working with the best talent in the County. The format for this year is again in line with the mixed discipline festivals ... More

Nominations now open for ERDPP U13’s Rugby programme

It is that time again when the Durham England Rugby Developing Player Programme is looking for nominations for players to join the programme at the u/13 age group.  This is an exciting time within the ERDPP as we evolve the pathway to include u/16’s and continue to work hard to develop our own coaches and also the ... More