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Here's details of some of the events which are scheduled to be held at Morpeth RFC. Please try and support your club by attending / helping out at these events as much as possible:


              **Club opening times-during playing season-excluding functions**

              Tuesday's,Wednesday's & Thursday's-7 to 9pm

              Saturday's noon to 9pm

              Sunday's noon to 2pm


             Children's Parties can be held at the Club.

             Hire of the Clubhouse is £150 for Members-this includes room hire & a minimum "spend" of £100 for catering & soft drinks.

             The Bar will not be open for Children's Parties,as there is generally no requirement,unless there is a minimum "spend" of £100.

             Please contact  - This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


             Morpeth 7s Cup Winners (Supported by Northumberland Rugby Union) ;

             2010 - Tynedale Raiders & Runners Up - The Mighty Peth (Main Sponsor Longhirst Hall)

             2011 - The Batmen & Runners Up - Newitt Centurions (Main Sponsor Longhirst Hall)

             2012 - Tynedale Raiders & Runners Up - The Mighty Peth.Player of Tournament-George McGuigan (Tynedale Raiders)

                         (Main Sponsor Longhirst Hall)

             2013 - Newitt Centurions & Runners Up - Durham Uni. Plate-Morpeth Colts  (Main Sponsor Longhirst Hall)

             2014 - Suzuki S-Cross Wailers & Runners Up - Newcastle Uni. Plate-Suzuki Swift Wailers. Social-Morpeth Marauders

                     - Player of Tournament-Joe Beckett(Newcastle Uni) (Main Sponsor Complete Leasing Solutions Ltd)

             2015 - Tynedale & Runners Up - Newcastle Uni.Plate - Alnwick.Player of Tournament-Rob Parker(Tynedale) 

                         (Main Sponsor 15in15) 

             2016 - The Mighty Peth & Runners Up - Newcastle Uni.Plate - Ringers.Social - Forged in Hallam.

                      - Player of the Tournament - Rhodri Adamson (The Mighty Peth) (Main Sponsor Bradley Hall)


             Boxing Day Results :

             2011 - Snitter 22-20 Sheepwash

             2012 - Snitter 32-14 Sheepwash

             2013 - Sheepwash 10-9 Snitter - boat race - no game - pitches unplayable

             2014 - Sheepwash 29-17 Snitter

             2015 - Snitter 7-6 Sheepwash - bar games - no game - pitches unplayable (Darts,Pool,Dominoes & Boat Race) 


             Morpeth Farmers v Newcastle Agrics Game :

             2013 - Farmers 26-35 Agrics - Ali Johnson MOM - Ross Cutteridge - Agrics. Agrics Captain-Sam Stephenson

             2014 - Farmers 19-12 Agrics - Ali Johnson MOM - Adam Grieve - Farmers. Agrics Captain-Mike Kendall      

             (Farmers points scorers-Chris Stodhart,Adam Savage-1 try each.Adam Grieve-1 try & 2 conversions)       

             2015 - Farmers 19-17 Agrics - Ali Johnson MOM - Charlie Davies - Farmers. Agrics Captain-Alex Metcalfe

             (Farmers points scorers-Jamie Oliver,Matty Gray,Rich Leiper-1 try each.Adam Grieve & Andrew Ord-1 conversion each)        

             2016 - Farmers 10-7 Agrics - Ali Johnson MOM - Rob Cuthbert - Farmers.Agrics Captain-Henry Harrison

              (Farmers points scorers - Rob Cuthbert,Simon Michie-1 try each) 


             2016 - 2017 Season ;


6th Colts Annual Race Night - Saturday 15th October 2016 from 7.30pm - £5/hd

Please contact Rob Parkinson - 07984 796976

(Annually a Saturday in October)


35th Annual Bonfire Night & Fireworks Display - Sunday 6th November 2016 - Gates open @ 5pm & Bonfire lit @ 6pm 

Admission £5/hd & Under 12s £3/hd

(Annually 1st Sunday in November)


41st Annual Club Dinner & Presentations - Wednesday 16th November 2016 - 6.45 for 7pm - tickets £25 each

3 Course Dinner

Guest Speaker - TBA

MC - Justin Lockwood 

Tickets on sale from 1st October to Wednesday 9th November at clubhouse & pay online

(Maximum of 128 people - 12 tables of 10 & top table of 8)

(Annually 3rd Wednesday in November)


Childrens Christmas Party - Friday 23rd December 2016 - 6pm to 8.30pm (2015 tickets £6)

Under 12s down over

(Annually Friday before Christmas Day-except Christmas Eve)


6th Annual Boxing Day Game - Monday 26th December 2016 - 2pm ko                                                

(Due to the time of year there will be a pitch inspection at 1.40pm (& not before) with the Referee & 2 Captains-to check there is a playable pitch and if not a bar games competition will go ahead- Darts,Pool,Dominoes & a Boat Race)

Morpeth Sheepwash v Morpeth Snitter Barbarians

Sheepwash Captain - Tom Wilkinson - 07590 647759

Snitter Barbarians Captain - Adam Grieve - 07894 549353

Musical entertainment - 5.45pm to 7.30pm ??


Northumberland Referees Dinner - Thursday 26th January 2017 - 7 for 7.30pm - £30/hd 

@ Newcastle Falcons,Kingston Park.Carriages midnight.Black tie.Contact Duncan Hutton-07801 051711

Tickets to be paid for by Thursday 14th January 

(Annually 4th Thursday in January)


11th Mid-Season Bash - Saturday 28th January 2017 - 7 for 7.30pm - £15/hd

Any numbers considered-tables of 10-nothing formal

7.35pm-Chilli,Haggis or Thai Vegetable Curry (gluten free) followed by Cheeseboard & Coffee


8.30pm to 10.30pm - Live Entertainment

10.30pm to 12.10am - Disco

12.15am - Carriages 

Tickets to be paid for by 2 weeks before the event 

(Maximum of 120 people-12 tables of 10)

(Annually last or 2nd last Saturday in January-when 1st team are home or local)


7th Colts Old Farts Lunch - Sunday 26th February 2017 - 12.30 for 1pm - £20/hd

3 Course Lunch

Live Entertainment

Please contact Rob Parkinson - 07984 796976

(Annually last Sunday in February)


5th Morpeth Farmers v Newcastle Agrics (formerly Morpeth Farmers v Kirkley Students-first game played in 1980)

Wednesday 1st March 2017 - 4.15pm ko

David Turnbull Trophy for Winning Team-1st played for in 2002.

Ali Johnson Trophy for Man of the Match-1st played for in 2009.

Any players wanting to play for Farmers please contact Adam Grieve-07818 552555

Anyone wanting to Sponsor please contact John Goodfellow-07850 488308 or Simon Bainbridge-07718 740287 

(Annually first Wednesday in March)


9th Colts Annual Quiz Night @ The Manzil,Morpeth - Monday 20th March 2017 - 7pm start - £15/hd

2 course Indian Meal & Quiz - capacity 70 people

Please contact Rob Parkinson - 07894 796976

(Annually either 3rd or 4th Monday in March)


16th Past Players Lunch - Saturday 25th March 2017 - 12 for 12.30pm - £20/hd

3 course lunch

Please contact Paul Thornton - This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

(Maximum of 140 people - 14 tables of 10)

(Annually a 1st XV home league game in March or April)


6th Players Player Awards - Saturday 8th April 2017 - 7pm start

(Annually last or 2nd last league home game of season for 1st team)


 Annual Players Meeting - a Tuesday or Thursday in April 2017 - 8.30pm start 

(Annually a Tuesday or Thursday in April - a date to suit)


5th Morpeth Beer Festival

Friday 21st April 2017 - 6pm to 11.30pm - £10 admission includes Festival Glass & Programme & 2 Beer Tokens-attend Day 1 & Festival Glass will admit to Day 2

(Rugby - 6.30pm kick-off)

(Live Band - 8.30pm to 10.45pm)

Saturday 22nd April 2017 - 2pm to 11.30pm

(Game of rugby - Morpeth Marauders v a Touring Team - 1pm kick-off)

(Music 3pm to 7.30pm & Live Band - Scratch 8.30pm to 10.45pm)

(Annually weekend before May Day Bank Holiday weekend)


8th Morpeth 7s - Sunday 30th April 2017 - 10.30am start

(Annually the Sunday before May Day Bank Holiday Monday) 


11th Annual Dinner Dance at the Club - Friday 5th May 2016 - 6.30 for 7pm - £37/hd

Tables of 10 (maximum of 110 people - 11 tables of 10)

Fizz Reception

4 Course Meal

Live Band 

Carriages 12.15am

Black Tie or Smart Dress

Tickets to be paid for by 14th of April 

(Annually now Friday after May Day Bank Holiday Monday)


Junior End of Season BBQ & Awards - Sunday 7th May 2017 - from 11.30am

Awards upstairs in Clubhouse or Marquee if it is up ;

Under 6s & Under 7s - noon

Under 8s & Under 9s - 12.30pm

Under 10s & Under 11s - 1pm

Under 12s  & Under 13s - 1.30pm

Under 14s & Under 15s - 2pm

(Annually Sunday after Club Dinner Dance)


Under 16s End of Junior Section Awards Evening - May/June 2017

(Someone from the Falcons hopefully to present the awards)

(Annually sometime in May/June to suit)


 11th Colts Annual Dinner - a Friday in April/May 2017 - 7 for 7.30pm

(Annually Friday of the May Day Bank Holiday weekend or a Friday to suit)


Club AGM - Tuesday 18th July 2017 @ 8.45pm

Junior Section AGM - precedes Club AGM @ 7.45pm

(Annually 3rd Tuesday in July)


2017-2018 Season ;


Rothbury Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling Evening - Friday 1st September 2017 @ Rothbury Auction Mart,NE65 7QJ - from 6pm

Admission £5 & Under 18s £2.50

Wrestling from approx. 6.30pm to 10.30pm 

Live Band - from approx. 11pm

Any enquiries or you would like to sponsors please contact Darren Whitfield - 07734 785397

(Annually the Friday before the first Saturday in September) 


Contact John Stafford for details of Dinners  - 07968 161085 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  


For more information, tickets etc then please contact the clubhouse directly. If you are organising an event at the club and would like it listed here then please send the details to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Last Updated ( Monday, 12 September 2016 )

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