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Introduction (2 pages)

Novocastrians are a well established rugby club affiliated to Northumberland Rugby Union, formed in 1899 and residing at Sutherland Park since 1925 we are one of the oldest clubs in the county. Novos is a great place to play and watch rugby, we are a

Facilities (1 page)

Novocastrians offer three and a half rugby pitches; two fully sized pitches are floodlit, with a half sized junior pitch floodlit to the west of the clubhouse. Novos cater parking for around 150 and hold host to two warm and friendly bars! The club hav

Club History (6 pages)

Part 1: The Royal Grammar School & Formation The Latin term Novocastrian is the demonym for those that are born in Newcastle. Novo, comes from the Latin Novus, meaning new. Castrian, from the Latin Castrum, meaning fort or castle. The ‘New-Castle�

Honours Board (4 pages)

CAPTAINS 1899-02 A.J.Walton 1902-04A.Smith 1904-05P.Lambert 1905-06M.Miller 1906-08P.P.Phillips 1908-10B.Spurgin 1910-12E.H.White 1912-14U.Alexander 1914-19First World War 1919-20O.R.Shaw 1920-21C.A.Clough 1921

Representative Honours (2 pages)

International: Brian Reeve (Barbarians, England Trials)1949-1951, 1950 G. M. Thompson (England Trials, English Universities) 1955, 1956 John Elders (England Trials, Barbarians & England Head Coach)1956, 1958, 1972-1974 Colin Marfitt-Smith (J

Club Honours (2 pages)

Club Honours Men: Northumberland Cup Competitions Northumberland Senior Cup Runners-Up (No.1 Competition): 1913, 1933, 1934, 1938, 1992 Northumberland Senior Plate Winners: 2016, 2018 Northumberland Senior Shield Winners (No.2 Compe

Associated Clubs (2 pages)

On the 12th September 1899 Old Novocastrians Rugby Football Club was formed by a group of former pupils of the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne. A letter was sent out reading ‘A proposed new club for Newcastle: A meeting will be held at the Gra

Subscriptions (1 page)

Club bye-law number 9 "Subscriptions shall be payable to the treasurer, Novocastrians RFC Ltd prior to the 31st October in each season. Members whose subscriptions are unpaid on this date shall not be considered for selection. Members whose subscriptio

Child Protection (3 pages)

Junior club rules Novocastrians Rugby Football Club Limited is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all its members. The club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents associated with the

Sponsor the Club (1 page)

Novos are very grateful for the support of their sponsors. The club need sponsorship in order to fund rugby from under 7s junior teams right through to the ladies and senior sides. Novos have been wonderfully supported by our sponsors over the years

Newcastle Falcons Club Connections

Novocastrians RFC are proud supporters of Newcastle Falcons and are privileged to be a Gold Club Connections Member. This membership entitles our supporters to reduced price season tickets, free season tickets for children up to the age of u15 if bough


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