Durham County Senior Men
This year Durham County play in tier two following a structure change review in 2015 and their season will kick start in May.
The new competition format is as follows: 28 counties have been seeded using the results from the previous three seasons. This has then be divided into three tiers of competition – 12 in one tier, eight in tier two and eight in tier three. Each tier will play a minimum of three games and a maximum of four games to produce three finals, all to be play at Twickenham.
Further to these changes, relegation and promotion will take place every two season.The points accumulated from one season will roll onto the following season.
Tier one – The top tier will be divided into two groups of six, North and South. Each group is then split into two pools of three, playing all three teams in the opposite pool. Each team will have two home matches one season, and one the following season. The top county in the North will play the top county in the South in the Final.
Tiers two and three – Tiers two and three will be divided into two pools of four counties in each tier. The top two counties in each tier will play in a final.
Coaches and Managers
Upcoming games of the 2016/2017 season:
Durham V Cumbria : on Saturday May, 6 – Venue TBC
Staffordshire V Durham – on Saturday May, 13 – Venue TBC
Leicestershire V Durham – on Saturday May, 20 – Venue TBC