County U17s

Durham County Under 17s 


The Durham County U17’s start their campaign for the 2016/2017 season in December 2016.

Before the team selection process, the U17s completed two training/ assessment sessions where nominated players are invited along to demonstrate their skills and eligibility to be picked for the final 30 man squad.

After the assessment process the U17s were thinned out to pick a representative team! The competition continues at training as players are in contest for places in the matchday squad.

Coaches and Managers 

Lead Coach- Steve Passman



Durham County U17s squad training will commence on November 28 from 6.30pm – 8.30pm at  DMP. The second squad training session before the first game will be on December 12 at Darlington Mowden Park 6.30pm -8.30pm.

All 30 players will train together with an eagerness to continue to impress as coaches and selectors will have to whittle the team down even further for this first match.

Other training sessions;

Monday January, 9 : Squad Training @ Darlington Mowden Park  –  6.30-8.30pm

Monday January, 23: Squad Training @ Darlington Mowden Park –  6.30-8.30pm

Upcoming games for the 2016/2017 season


Sunday December, 18: Durham V Northumberland @ Darlington Mowden Park – KO 2pm

Sunday January, 29: Durham V Cumbria AWAY – Creighton RUFC- 2pm KO :  21-18 Victory


Durham V Cumbria : Creighton RFC: 21-18 Victory 

Durham had a tough fight in awful conditions against Cumbria away in their second game of the season. Putting their heart and soul into the game the visitors pulled back from 15-0 down, 18-7 down to finally blow the whistle on a 21-18 victory.

Cumbria demonstrated good skills in the backs with some good hands creating them chances.

Both sides made a good game out of poor conditions as the mud made each team member unrecognizable. Nether the less it kept things interesting and enjoyable.

See more on the game here 

See more photos here

Upcoming Events

  • April 26, 2017
    • Senior County Cup Final

      The finalists are yet to be known but the match will take place on April 26 , 2017.

  • April 27, 2017
    • Discipline Committee
      7:00 pm

      Discipline Committee will meet at Sunderland RFC

  • April 29, 2017
    • Darlo mini and junior festival
      10:30 am

      Festival of rugby for age groups, Under 16, Under 15, Under 14 & Under 13.
      Entering a team costs £25 each but if you enter four, the fifth goes free. To book contact:

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