Rugby Union

South Shields looking to add to Seaton Carew’s troubles

South Shields return to league action this weekend after a weekend off with a vital away trip to Seaton Carew.

Dom Connolly

South Shields Westoe face Hartlepool test

Durham Northumberland 1 league action is back at Wood Terrace tomorrow, where South Shields Westoe entertain Hartlepool RFC.

Denny Solomona scores a try for Castleford Tigers at this year's Magic Weekend

Hat-trick for Newcastle as Magic Weekend returns to St James’s Park

A Grand Final rematch will provide the highlight of Betfred Super League’s 11th Magic Weekend in 2017, which will again be held in Newcastle.

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Matty Allen impresses on his return

Spartans make club history with first-ever win

South Shields Mariners returned to league action this weekend with an away trip to Blyth, but came away beaten 56-13.

South Shields Matty Thornton in action against Bishop Auckland last weekend.

Something’s got to give in South Shields seconds’ clash

With a break in league action this weekend, South Shields’ first-team players will take a much needed rest in time for next weekend’s trip to strugglers Seaton Carew.

Mak Reeder.

South Shields Westoe hoping to topple National 3 North side Billingham in cup tie

South Shields Westoe are set to play their re-arranged Durham County Senior Cup match against Billingham RFC at Wood Terrace tomorrow.

Louis Kellett.

South Shields edged out by Bishop Auckland

South Shields narrowly lost out 19-15 in a thriller against Bishop Auckland

South Shields Westoe stun league leaders Northern

South Shields Westoe stun league leaders Northern

South Shields Westoe claimed a hard-earned 38-28 victory over league leaders Northern in a match that was not for the faint hearted.

Westoe Juniors RFC on the lookout for new players

Westoe Juniors RFC on the lookout for new players

Westoe Juniors RFC are looking to recruit more players for our mini and junior rugby teams, from the ages of 6-16 years old.

South Shields Westoe captain Andrew Kirton.

South Shields Westoe to face Northern

South Shields Westoe RFC make the short hop across the Tyne tomorrow to play Newcastle based Northern RFC.

Returning players give South Shields a timely boost

Returning players give South Shields a timely boost

South Shields host Bishop Auckland tomorrow (South Tyneside College 3pm) looking to build on last week’s losing bonus point.

Dom Connolly goes over for his second try of the game

Westoe withstand late Gosforth comeback

Westoe grabbed their second win of the campaign as they beat Gosforth 30-19.

David Wilson

South Shields rugby star David Wilson signs for Newcastle Falcons

England rugby star David Wilson has returned to the region after signing for Newcastle Falcons.

Joe McKenzie

New-look Westoe show much promise in opening-day defeat

A young Lookers-sponsored Westoe side opened the season with a hard-fought match against an experienced Barnard Castle side, slipping to a heartbreaking late defeat.

Andrew Kirton.

South Shields Westoe hope to storm the Castle in DN1 opener

South Shields Westoe RFC kick off the new season in Durham & Northumberland 1 tomorrow with a home clas against Barnard Castle.

Great Britains Danielle Waterman brushes away Canadas Ghislaine Landry (left) to score a try

Olympic heartache for South Shields star Katy McLean

South Shields star Katy McLean suffered Olympic heartache after Great Britain could only finish fourth in the women’s rugby sevens tournament.

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Katy Mclean

Olympics: Katy Mclean to play for bronze medal after rugby sevens heartache

Katy Mclean will tonight be playing to bring a bronze medal back to the North-East after Rio heartbreak.

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Great Britain's Emily Scarratt, looks on after scoring a try during the  rugby sevens match against Canada

Rio Olympics: Katy Mclean stars as Team GB reach rugby sevens semi-final

Katy Mclean is on course for an Olympic medal after inspiring Great Britain into the semi-finals of the Olympic rugby sevens event.

Katy Mclean training in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games.

Sporting star Katy Mclean flies flag for South Shields at Olympic Games

South Tyneside sporting star Katy Mclean is ready for the experience of a lifetime as she gets set to kick-off her Olympic Games experience tomorrow.

Newcastle Crown Court

Newcastle Falcons player 'used fear and force to repeatedly rape woman'

A professional rugby player used "fear and force" to repeatedly rape a woman who invited him to her home, a court heard.
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