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

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    Sat 18 May 2019 10:51

    Northern are delighted to be named finalists at this year's Hospitality Social Media Awards 2019 The awards will take place on Thursday 27th June at the Houses of … view

  • Pitch Renovation

    Wed 15 May 2019 11:11

    A message from Chairman of Rugby Andy James in regards to forthcoming pitch renovations: Because of the current good weather, we have decided to seed and top dress the … view

  • Champions Cup Lunch - Confirmed!

    Tue 07 May 2019 14:38

    Potential Pre Match Lunch for Champions Cup Final.  As many people will know, the Challenge Cup Final and Champions Cup Final are being held here in Newcastle at St. James Park on … view

  • Northern Players Supper 2019

    Wed 01 May 2019 16:51

    Last Friday was the Northern players end of season supper. Everyone came together for a curry night to celebrate all the hard work put in over the season. The first team narrowly … view

  • North East Property Rugby Festival 2019

    Tue 23 Apr 2019 14:24

    North East Propery Rugby Festival 2019 Returns to McCracken Park  Wednesday 22nd May Northern Football Club are proud to be hosting the 3rd annual North East Property … view