England Touch at Rockcliff Training

On Thursday 19th January 2023, Chris Simon and Sammie Phillips, representatives from England Touch were in the region and decided to call by to see what Rockcliff social touch was all about.  Sammie ran the warm up and even got the opportunity to join in with the session. They definitely got the experience of the North East weather with temperatures dropping to […]

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What a year 2022 was!

The year 2022 was a big year for Blackadders Touch Rugby, which saw the team celebrate their 15th anniversary! To help make it a year to remember the team managed to squeeze in three friendlies, the Newcastle Falcon’s Nuffield Winter League (which ran until June, so not really winter!), four competitions, two female only competitions, a charity walk and a number of […]

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 A TOUCH OF CLASS AT ROCKCLIFF RFC

Blackadders Touch Rugby are a long established touch team based at Rockcliff Rugby Club. To help celebrate their 15th anniversary as a team they hosted an eight team charity competition on the 9th July, with all profits raised going to the Maggie’s Centre at the Freeman Hospital (www.maggies.org/our-centres/maggies-newcastle/). Touch rugby is a mixed non contact sport for players of all ages and […]

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A Circular Walk From Monkseaton

With just 5 weeks to go before our three day walking challenge from Bamburgh to Tynemouth in order to raise funds for Maggies in Newcastle, we set off on our latest training walk. It is hard to believe that you can walk for 23 miles in North Tyneside and South East Northumberland without walking past a Greggs shop but we managed to […]

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#GetintoTouch Newsletter

Keep up to date with the team’s news Why not check out the our 1st edition of the teams newsletter. Not wanting to spoil all the surprised, but you can check out our end of season awards and learn more about our forthcoming charity competition. 

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Northallerton Roadshow Champs!!

Blackadder’s Come Home with the Silverware!! On Saturday 30th October, Blackadder’s attended the England Touch Roadshow being hosted by Northallerton Rugby Club and only went and won it!  Blackadder’s had two players making their debut and also a player returning to play after a five year break. It was a great competition,  letting players try different positions and put everything from practice […]

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NORTHERN PRIDE 2021 TOUCH CUP WINNERS

On Saturday 24th July the Newcastle Ravens hosted the first Northern Pride touch event at Percy Park, where a development Blackadder’s side, led by Cat won the cup.  The day began with the team taking on a new opposition in Saxon Crusaders who were quite well drilled and tested the Adders defence and also applied pressure to force a lot of incomplete […]

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