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Blaydon RFC

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Chairman  Jim Knight
2015–16  11th
League  National League 1
Coach(es)  Micky Ward
Founded  1888
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Full name  Blaydon Rugby Football Club
Location  Hexham Road, Swalwell, Tyne and Wear NE16 3BN
Ground(s)  Crow Trees (Capacity: 2,000 (400 seated))

Birmingham moseley v blaydon rfc 24th september 2016

Blaydon RFC is an English semi-professional rugby union team. The first team currently play in the third tier of the English rugby union system (National League 1), since they won the National Division Three North in 2006–07. Their home ground is at Crow Trees, Swalwell, Tyne and Wear.


Club honours

  • North 1 v Midlands 1 promotion play-off winners: 2000–01
  • National League 3 North champions: 2006–07
  • First team

    The Blaydon first team are presently the second highest placed league team in the North East (behind Premiership side, Newcastle Falcons). Due to Blaydon's close proximitey to the Falcons, increasingly this season, many of the Falcon's promising academy players have been given invaluable experience at Blaydon. The first team squad is formed entirely by semi-professional players.

    Youth rugby

    Blaydon run various youth teams, ranging from under-7 to under-19.

    Best results

  • Under-19 (2008): National semi-final [v Harrogate, 16 March, Crow Trees]
  • Under-17 (2009–10): National Plate semi-final [v Sheffield, 23 March, Crow Trees]
  • Under-17 (2013–14): National Shield winners (v Dartfordians, 4th May, AJ Bell Stadium)
  • International players

  • Selwyn St. Bernard
  • Matthew Cook
  • References

    Blaydon RFC Wikipedia

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