October 29, 2018

The mighty 3’s arrived at a cold and wet Strathclyde sports centre on Wednesday afternoon looking to continue their winning form this season. Strathclyde posed a significant challenge from the offset however, and Durham, slow out of the blocks, fell behind to an early...

October 29, 2018

Durham came into the game as the only unbeaten team in the league and were excited to host Hartpury at their home ground after a productive week of training following the game against Cardiff the week before. Durham knew the challenge they faced against last year super...

October 29, 2018

Despite the win against Hull the previous week, the 4s were hoping to make improvements as they made the long journey up to Dundee in the first match of the cup. Despite the 5 hour coach journey, the boys were ready to lay down a marker for the rest of the season. As t...

October 26, 2018

The freshers team travelled to Newcastle on Wednesday for their first away match of the season. Coached by Luke Chadwick, the team was nearly 30 strong complete with two full back lines and almost a second pack. After turning up at the wrong location and having to get...

October 26, 2018

The 2s went into their game against Bishop Burton College off the back of 3 wins, the most recent being a 55-31 win against a strong Edinburgh side, and were hoping to continue this good form. Many of the boys who had previously played in the second team were expecting...

October 22, 2018

With two wins from two so far in the season against arch rivals Exeter and Bath, Durham went into the game down in wet Wales with a quiet confidence. Training had been spot on and the boys were still focused on achieving the job in hand. With an early start the boys to...

October 20, 2018

With a heavy loss to Man Met past us, the Durham 4th Team entered Hull University with a “Chip on their shoulder” in the words of Captain Alex Robertson, to avenge the previous week’s defeat and begin the season the way it should have started: WINNING.

And so the group...

October 19, 2018

At 2:00pm on a Wednesday afternoon Durham’s 3rd team went up against a sizeable Manchester 1st team. The opening play of the game saw Durham caught off guard as Manchester regained their own kick off and made some ground putting immediate pressure on the Durham side. H...

October 19, 2018

Wednesday saw Durham host Edinburgh, a team that we previously played on the Scotland pre-season tour. While the last match had gone our way, the boys knew the win was not guaranteed, especially based off Edinburgh’s position in the table, just two points behind us aft...

October 12, 2018

On a sunny Wednesday afternoon both of these two sides kicked off their seasons in the BUCS league. Leeds Beckett came out stronger with more physicality and size; and they put some pressure on early. This eventually paid off with an early try making the score 0-7. Thi...

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