England V Italy discounted tickets for clubs

All clubs, Please be aware that we have been able to secure some tickets for the England V Italy game at St James Park on 6th September for clubs to purchase before they go on general sale. We have reserved the block of L2 SB as this gives access to its very own private bar (so less queuing!). If you as a club or any ... More

Durham County Sevens Event hosted at Billingham RFC

The annual Durham County Rugby Sevens event took place at Billingham RFC last Saturday (1st June). Billingham RFC successfully ran both the Secure Trading Sevens alongside a Sevens Social men’s tournament, with a total of 14 teams entering the competition. This is a great result for Sevens Rugby in Durham County! ... More

The Key and Durham County RFU Networking night

The following information may be of interest to you and your clubs! Dear Club Volunteer Coordinators, the following may be of interest to you.  To explain in more detail, we have arranged 4 meetings around DCRFU for Greg Newbrook of the Key to update you and your club on how the KEY can be of benefit you and ... More

Charley Purkiss-McEndoo – Harrogate RFC and Durham County RFU

It is with great sadness that Durham County RFU announce the passing of Charley Purkiss-McEndoo. Charley played for Durham County RFU on 9 occasions. A highly valued member of the Squad, his presence both on and off the field, will be greatly missed. The County, Senior XV Squad and all of the Management Team, ... More

Durham County RFU Volunteer Night

A Successful DCRFU volunteer evening was held on Friday 10th May at the Park Grill inside St James Park. 55 club volunteers from the Mitsubishi 2018 volunteer list had a great night out at the European Challenge Cup final between La Rochelle v Clermont. All attendees tucked into ‘posh’ pie, peas, chips and ... More

Women and Girls 2018-2019 Season update

Women's and Girls Write up of 2018-2019 season, by Jan Duncan  Another busy year across the county for all things to do with female rugby. As this side of the game continues to grow, more clubs across the county dipped their toes in the water to try senior ladies’ teams with tremendous success! South Shields RFC, ... More

Great Young Whistlers Rewarded

Celebrating the completion of the Durham County Cup season, the RFU’s local delivery team were at Kingston Park to watch Newcastle Falcons and reward the great work done by Young Match Officials (YMOs) as part of the Vic Young YMO programme, sponsored by Vic Young Motors and supported by Sport England, Durham County RFU ... More

The biggest Schools Union County Cup to date

Durham County RFU Schools Union run a Schools County Cup Event each year, offering schools across the County a chance to play rugby and challenge themselves by playing other schools.  Each year, the event has grown in success with the number of schools participating increasing. This year, 2018-2019 season saw the most ... More

Durham County RFU Story of the Month competition in partnership with Newcastle 2019 – Success

Durham County RFU teamed up with Newcastle 2019 back in September 2018 to give away 20 free tickets each month to the European Challange Cup Finals. All you needed to do, was send us your stories! From September 2018 to April 2019, Durham County have been recieving stories from Clubs, Schools, Referees and Coaches ... More

Bill Beaumont County Championship Durham County V Northumberland

Bill Beaumont County Championship Northumberland v Durham Saturday 11th May at Kingston Park, 12.30pm kick off Durham County have been invited to Kingston Park to face Northumberland, Division 1 of the Bill Beaumont County Championships 11th May. For further information please contact John Dove –johng.dove@nt... More