Next 1st XV Game: The Big Match

DURFC vs Bath University

04/10/2019. Rosslyn Park RFC. 7.30pm

2019 September Pre-Season

Pre-season for the 2019/20 academic year begins on Monday 2nd September 2019, at 9.30am at Maiden Castle. A detailed programme and squad lists can be found in the Players Info section under Pre Season.

All applicants with offers from Durham for 2019/20 who would like to be invited to Pre-season in September, please contact Alex Keay, Head of Rugby: 


Tel:07507 649501


England Students selection

Huge congratulations to Fitz Harding, Charlie Wilson, Paddy McDuell and Matt Welsh on their selection for the 2019 England Students team, and also to Ben Fowles, Jack Conteh and Jacob Collin on their selection to the reserve team. A very impressive Durham contingent! 

The Durham boys helped England to their first victory against France since the Students' inception, with Fitz and Charlie starting both games, Matt starting and scoring in the second and Paddy dominating off the bench in both!

1969 UAU Champions reunion 

50 years ago this March Durham beat Newcastle in the UAU Rugby Final (Old BUCS) 14-9. Amazingly the game was contested at Ashbrooke, Sunderland, in front of over 14,000 students. The team plan to celebrate this achievement and incredible anniversary this September 2019. If you played in that team/era and would like to attend, please contact Bob Payne: 

Tel: 01823 663962 

mobile :07860545870    

E'mail :

Check out the ticket and team photo in this document- can anyone recognise the Durham coach...?

March 12, 2019

Do you live or intend to live/work in London and wish to carry on playing rugby? Richmond Rugby club could be for you. Our aim is to have fun and enjoy playing rugby. We run 5 teams each Saturday afternoon and train twice per week. We have excellent playing and gym fac...

July 3, 2018

Congratulations to seven members of the 2017/18 DURFC Squad who represented England Students 7s during the Super 7s Series. Rory Hardman, Myles 

Rawstron-Rudd, Chris Johnston, Jack Aldous-Fountain, Tom Lewis, Josh Wright and Cameron Gleave all played at least one of fou...

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