Category: Women & Girls

Register your #InnerWarrior events


Register your #InnerWarrior events 


After a successful launch to #InnerWarrior in January of this year, the RFU are setting up for another plough at the women and girls promotion through a secondary #InnerWarrior promo event!

You can register your clubs #InnerWarrior event here and gain extra support, resources and more!

Help grow the game together!


Durham County RFU look to empower the youth of game with the help of RFU staff

Durham County RFU look to empower the youth of game with the help of RFU staff


Durham County RFU are forming  a ‘Youth Council’ to empower the next generation of the game and grow the game from its roots.

By creating a Youth Council, a group of selected individuals will be responsible for; growing the game, representing the County and being ambassadors for the the game we love… RUGBY!

The posts are open to members from clubs, schools, universities, colleges and more.

For more information and how to apply see the forms below. Candidates will be invited to a selection day on April, 26 from 4pm.

Are you right for the job?
Terms of Reference - DCYC - Edit
Think it is for you? Fill out the application form below

Return your application by midnight March, 31 to Matt Bryan, Durham RDO:

Download the application here 

Durham Youth Council Application Form (2)
Code of Conduct 
Code of conduct - DCYC - edit


We look forward to hearing from you and meeting you!


Durham Women: Fixtures released

Durham Women’s fixtures
The Senior Women’s teams fixtures for the 2016/2017 season have been confirmed:
Durham V Northumberland : Friday April, 28 – Novocastrians (Friday night game)
Durham V Cumbria: Sunday May, 7 – Blaydon Rugby Club
Durham V Lancashire : Sunday, May, 14 –  Darlington Rugby Club, Blackwell Meadows.

Three Durham U18 girls proceed into North of England squad

Three Durham U18 girls proceed into North of England squad


Following the North of England assessment day at Sheffield Hallam, three of the U18 girls from Durham have been asked back as part of the squad.

As a County we are very proud that a number of our U15 and U18 girls were invited along to the day and congratulate those that successfully proceed.

The U18s include: 

Imogen Keirl (ex Bishop Auckland now Castleford)

Ellie Pigford (Horden and Peterlee)

Maddison Craggs (Horden & Peterlee)

County U18s: Team photo


The other four girls trialed did extremely well!

See how the U15s got on here 

Check out the Women and girls county teams to find out more about them here: U15 & U18

Durham U15 girls successfull at North of England trials

Durham U15 girls successfull at North of England trials 

It is with great pleasure that we offer our congratulations and best of luck to the following Durham County U15 players who were successful and the North Academy assessments:

April Ishida – Harton Technology College

Mia Simpson – Hartlepool Rovers

Jasmine Hendin – Horden & Peterlee

All the girls that attended the trial from Durham County have been sent a letter from the North of England manager whether it be congratulations or explanation on how to receive feedback on their performance and they can access this until February, 11.

The girls that attended the trials were: 


Imogen Keirl – ex Bishop Auckland now Castleford

Erin Kelly and Molly Hadfield – Bishop Auckland

Ellie Pigford and Maddy Craggs – Horden & Peterlee

Erin High and Charlotte Lamb – Sunderland



Dannah Ryan-Munden – Horden & Peterlee

Kate Smith – Ryton

April Ishida – Harton Technology College

Nicole Johnston  – Hartlepool Rovers

Mia Simpson – Hartlepool Rovers

Eden Button – Bishop Auckland

Jasmine Hendin – Horden & Peterlee

Sophie Derbyshire – Hartlepool Rovers

Upcoming Events

  • June 27, 2017
    • Girls Schools beach festival
      12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

      In the second of the schools beach festivals, the girls throughout the county will gather at Seaburn beach to play touch rugby.

  • July 2, 2017
    • Women and Girls Summer Touch
      1:00 pm

      Darlington Mowden Park play host to the Women and Girls Summer Touch Festival on July, 2.

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