Thu 01 Nov 2018 11:01

Welcome to Keeping You In Touch

Northern's Weekly (ish) Newsletter.


Saturday 3rd November
1st XV is away to Acklam 2.15 kick-off. We will be hoping to continue our unbeaten run against a team which is mid-table but had a good win last week. All support welcomed - Acklam's ground is at TS4 3PR

Wanderers are at home to Alnwick Lions 2pm kick-off
Panthers are at home to Sunderland II 2pm kick-off

Last Week

Barnard Castle Match Report

Club News

The refurbished Terrace Bar is now open every day from 12 noon with Barista coffee and teas and light refreshments (fabulous cakes, paninis, scones both sweet and savoury, wraps, sandwiches etc.) available in addition to a selection of Craft beers, a Gin Menu plus the usual selection of draft beers.

Social Touch Rugby

Now takes place on Wednesday nights (moving from Mondays) meeting at 7.50pm for some friendly, fun rugby exercise and no doubt some banter. 

Dates for your diary

Sunday 4th November, Quiz night in the Terrace Bar with Rod. 8pm start.
Friday 9th November - French Night, in the McCracken Suite, just £8 for all you can eat buffet
Friday 30th November - Pie Night, just £8 for all you can eat buffet
Saturday 1st December - Former Players Lunch Our second Former Players Lunch will take place at Northern, on Saturday 1st December 2018.
Meet 11.30 - 12noon. There will be a two course Lunch at 1.00pm (£10 per head).
Once again, there will be lots of old faces - and several ‘new’ old faces of players who could not make it last year.
Northern 1st XV are at home to Novocastrians that day (KO 2.00pm) - a local derby game, in the Durham and Northumberland One league. It is the first meeting of the two clubs this season, and promises to be a great game, as both teams are playing extremely well.
Please let Andy James or me know if you can make the lunch. And please pass this email on to any former players you are in contact with.

Friday 14th December - Jason Isaacs returns for a Christmas night with traditional Christmas carvery. £15 per head - SOLD OUT
Friday 21st December - Jason Isaacs 2 - SOLD OUT
Thursday December 27th - Kevin Scott Cup. Players meet at 12 noon for 13.30 kick-off. A great opportunity to meet old friends and perhaps have some fresh air and exercise.
NEW YEAR's EVE - with live music from Hip Operation and Gi's famous hot and cold buffet. Just £35 per ticket - on sale now but selling fast.
Friday 25th January - Burns night buffet, just £8 for all you can eat buffet

news articles

  • Rugby Club Magazine

    Tue 19 Feb 2019 09:47

    Northern are featured in the latest issue of Rugby Club Magazine Below are some screenshots of the article. Alternatively use the following link and scroll down to pages 51 - 55 … view

  • Club Brochure 2019

    Thu 07 Feb 2019 12:25

    Functions at Northern Football Club   The McCracken Suite offers a beautiful backdrop to any function with attractive views across the playing fields to a nature reserve. The … view

  • January Player of the Month

    Wed 06 Feb 2019 19:23

    Congratulations to Lou Tang who has been awarded Player of the Month for January. January player of the … view

  • Proper Food & Drink Festival 2019

    Wed 30 Jan 2019 12:49

    Northern Football Club is proud to annouce that it will be hosting the first Proper Food & Drink Festival to be held in Gosforth. There will be a number of food and drink stalls for … view

  • Friday Food Nights are changing.

    Fri 25 Jan 2019 12:28

    YOU NOW NEED TO BOOK IN ADVANCE FOR OUR FOOD NIGHTS!!! Due to the growing popularity of our Friday Food Nights, we are now only taking bookings for these types of events. This is so … view