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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Bamburgh to Tynemouth – Day 3

The final day was here, we started the same as the day before, fairly early but thing too crazy. We were sadly another 2 down with injuries from the day before, hopefully they will be back to normal soon. We went back to the finishing point from the day before, we back tracked a bit and headed back through Cambois. There was […]

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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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We are getting ready to play….

We are working on it, but we need your patience…. Hey All, As you know the country is slowing moving away from lockdown but we’ve got away to go yet. From the government guidance, playing may be available subject to all the dependencies, at the end of March. Remember that we have to follow the rules from the governing body ETA and […]

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So are you keeping busy?

It may be lockdown out there, but we can still exercise… Care of the Marshalls the team has been busy, whilst staying socially distant. We’ve had 7k step challenge, a strava art competition, a sun rise and sunset edition, and now there is even a work out AMRAP ladder… Remember to stay active, but those socially distance rules! Stay safe.

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