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News: - February

Northern RFC is brewing its own ale

29 February 2012

Northern RFC brew their own ale in memory of former player

One of the North East’s most popular rugby sons, former England, Northumberland and Gosforth player Colin White, will be toasted at the Northern Football Club he played for and coached, when his memory is celebrated with the naming of the first beer to be produced at a new micro-brewery set up at McCracken Park.

Yorkshire youngsters enjoy the hallowed turf of Twickenham

29 February 2012

Yorkshire youngsters awestruck by Twickenham outing

Youngsters from three Yorkshire clubs enjoyed the biggest day of their fledgling rugby careers on Saturday when they provided the curtain-raiser entertainment in front of a full-house of 82,000 at the England v Wales RBS 6 Nations International at Twickenham

London Welsh Head-Coach Lyn Jones

29 February 2012

Welsh well placed for play-offs, says Jones

London Welsh may have failed to make it three wins in six days, as they went down 39-29 to Leeds Carnegie at Old Deer Park on Saturday, but as the curtain came down on the regular Championship season Head Coach Lyn Jones was satisfied overall with his side’s progress report with the focus now very much on the play-offs.

England scum half Lee Dickson

29 February 2012

VIDEO - RFUtv catches up with Lee Dickson at England training camp

England scrum half Lee Dickson renewed his north east acquaintances helping to coach a training session with players from Morpeth RFC at England’s Loughborough training camp

England's Lee Dickson, Toby Flood and Paul Doran Jones take on Morpeth's captain Jo Forsythe

29 February 2012

VIDEO - Familiar faces for Flood

England's Toby Flood enjoyed a blast from the past today when he came up against some familiar faces in a training session with Morpeth RFC.