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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 :

             2010 - Tynedale Raiders

             2011 - The Batmen

             2012 - Tynedale Raiders

             2013 - Newitt Centurions & Runners Up - Durham Uni. Plate-Morpeth Colts  

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

                     - Player of Tournament-Joe Beckett


             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


             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)        


             2014-2015 Season ;

Past Players Lunch - Saturday 21st March 2015 - 12 for 12.30pm - £18/hd 

Please contact Paul Thornton - 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 2nd or 3rd last 1st XV home league game of season)


Colts Annual Quiz Night @ The Manzil,Morpeth - Monday 30th March 2015 - 7pm start - £12/hd 

Please contact Rob Parkinson - 07984 796976

(Annually 3rd or 4th Monday in March)


Players End of Season Party & Players Player Awards - Saturday 11th April 2015 - from 7pm

(Annually last league home game for 1st team)


40th Anniversary 1975 Reunion - Saturday 18th April - 6pm start

In The Ted Laidlaw Suite

Meal 7.30pm

For further details please contact Ken Fraser - This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Annual Players Meeting - Thursday 23rd April 2015 - 8pm

(Approx annually last or 2nd last Thursday in April or a date to suit)


3rd Morpeth Beer Festival - Friday 24th April 2015 - 6pm to 11.30pm - £10 admission includes Festival Glass & Programme & 2 Beer Tokens-attend Day 1 & Festival Glass will admit to Day 2

                                  (Music - 8.30pm to 11pm)

                                - Saturday 25th April 2015 - 2pm to 11.30pm

                                 (Game of Rugby 1pm kickoff)

                                 (Music 2pm to 8pm & Live Band 8.30pm to 11pm)

(Annually last full weekend in April or the week before our 7s)


Colts Annual Dinner - Friday 1st May 2015 - 7 for 7.30pm

(Annually Friday of the May Day Bank Holiday weekend)


6th Morpeth 7s - Sunday 3rd May 2015 - 11am start

(Annually the Sunday before the May Day Bank Holiday Monday)


9th Annual Dinner Dance  at the Club - Saturday 9th May 2015 - 6.30 for 7pm - £35/hd

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

Fizz Reception

4 Course Meal

Live Band - Big Daves Elastic Band

Carriages 12.30am

Black Tie or Smart Dress

(Annually Saturday after May Day Bank Holiday Monday)


Junior End of Season BBQ & Awards - Sunday 10th May 2015 - from 11.30am

Awards upstairs in Clubhouse ;

Under 15s & Under 14s- noon

Under 13 & Under 12s- 12.30pm

Under 11 & Under 10s- 1pm

Under 9s & Under 8s - 1.30pm

Under 7s & Under 6s - 2pm

(Annually Sunday after Club Dinner Dance)


Under 16s End of Junior Section Awards Evening - Saturday 16th May 2015- approx 5pm to 8pm

(Annually Saturday after Club Dinner Dance)


Club AGM - Wednesday 15th July 2015 @ 8.30pm

Junior Section AGM - precedes Club AGM @ 7.30pm

(Annually CHANGED to 3rd Wednesday in July)


2015 - 2016 Season ;


Rothbury Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling Evening - Friday 4th September 2015 @ 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 last Friday in August or first Friday in September)


Rugby World Cup 2015 in England - Friday 18th September to Saturday 31st October

Nothing finalised yet but Club likely open regularly when games are on throughout the tournament - eg ;

Fridays 7pm to 10pm - 18th & 25th September,2nd & 9th October

Saturdays noon to 10pm - 19th & 26th September,3rd,10th,17th,24th & 31st October

Sundays noon to 8pm - 20th & 27th September,4th,11th,18th & 25th October


Northumberland Young Farmers v Newcastle Agrics - Wednesday 21st October 2015 - 6pm ko ??

Contact Adam Grieve - 07894 549353

(Hopefully an annual event approx 3rd Wednesday in October)


Bonfire Night & Fireworks Display - Sunday 1st November 2015 - Gates open @ 5pm & Bonfire lit @ 6pm

Admission £5/hd & Under 12s £3/hd

(Annually 1st Sunday in November)


Annual Club Dinner & Presentations - Wednesday 18th November 2015 - 6.45 for 7pm tickets £25 each

3 Course Dinner

Guest Speaker - TBA

MC - Justin Lockwood 

Tickets on sale from 1st October to Wednesday 11th November at clubhouse & online

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

(Annually 3rd Wednesday in November)


Colts Annual Race Night - Saturday 28th November 2015 from 7.30pm - £5/hd

Please contact Rob Parkinson - 07984 796976

(Annually a Saturday in October or November)


Childrens Christmas Party - Friday 18th December 2015 - 6pm to 8.30pm (2014 tickets £6)

Under 12s down over

(Annually Friday before Christmas Day)


Senior Players Christmas Party - Saturday 19th December - from 7pm

(Annually Saturday before Christmas Day)


Boxing Day Game - Saturday 26th December 2015 - 2pm ko

Due to the time of year there will be a pitch inspection at 1.45pm(& not before)with the 2 Captains & the Referee - to check there is a playable pitch.

Morpeth Sheepwash v Morpeth Snitter Barbarians

Sheepwash contact - Gordon Wilkinson Jnr - 07585 112406

Snitter contact - Gus Nelless - 07779 383761

Musical entertainment - 5.45pm to 7.30pm ??


Northumberland Referees Dinner - Thursday 21st or 28th January 2016 - 7 for 7.30pm - £30/hd ?

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

(Annually last or 2nd last Thursday in January)


Mid Season Bash - Saturday 23rd or 30th January 2016 - 7 for 7.30pm - £15/hd

Any numbers considered-tables of 10-nothing formal

7.35pm-Chilli or Haggis followed by Cheeseboard & Coffee


8.30pm to 10.30pm - live band or vocalists

10.30pm to 12.10am - Disco

12.15am - Carriages 

(Maximum of 120 people-12 tables of 10)

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


Old Farts Lunh - Sunday 28th February 2016 - 12.30 for 1pm (2015 price £18/hd)

3 Course Lunch

Live Entertainment

Please contact Rob Parkinson - 07984 796976

(Annually last Sunday in February)


Morpeth Farmers v Newcastle Agrics - Wednesday 2nd March 2016 - 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.

First game played in 2013.

(Morpeth Farmers v Kirkley Hall Students-first game played in 1980)

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 now first Wednesday in March)


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 ( Wednesday, 04 March 2015 )

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