Rugby embodies the core values of Teamwork, Respect, Enjoyment, Discipline and Sportsmanship.

As a Constituent Body Durham RFU is required to set up a Disciplinary Panel to act in relation to Clubs in membership of Durham RFU and individuals who are members of those Clubs on matters of

(a) Any infringement of any Law of the Game;

(b) Any conduct which is, in the opinion of Durham RFU is prejudicial
to the interests of the Union or the Game as authorised by RFU Rule 5.12;


(c) Any infringement of any of the RFU Regulations and/or IRB Regulations relating to the Game.

Durham RFU may exercise its powers as delegated under RFU Regulation 19.1.6 when all individuals and Clubs involved in a specific incident during or after a match are under its jurisdiction. In all cases involving members from more than one Constituent Body the power shall be delegated
to a joint committee of the Constituent Bodies of the individual Clubs involved or otherwise as directed by the RFU Disciplinary Manager.

Durham RFU does not have the power or right to further delegate any of these powers.
Durham use two different panels for Disciplinary matters.

For administration purposes Durham RFU have organised the Disciplinary administration into two distinct groupings

For specific information see

a)   Junior Disciplinary Panel

b)   Senior Disciplinary Panel

Clubs are reminded that their own Discipline Panel is charged under RFU Regulations with the responsibility of maintaining the standards of discipline within ALL sections of their Club.

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: kendra@dualbound.co.uk

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