Tynedale R.F.C.

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Tynedale RFC
Tynedale rfc logo.png
Full name Tynedale Rugby Football Club
Union Northumberland RFU
Founded 1876; 141 years ago (1876)
Location Corbridge, Northumberland, England
Ground(s) Tynedale Park (Capacity: 2,000 (400 seats))
Coach(es) Scotland Scott Lawson
Captain(s) England Matt Outson (1st XV)
League(s) National League Two North
2016–17 6th
Team kit
Official website
www.pitchero.com/clubs/tynedalerugbyfootballclub

Tynedale RFC is a rugby union team based in Corbridge, Northumberland in north-east England. The club was relegated from National League 1 in 2015, the third tier of the English rugby union system and have played in National League 2 North since then.

History[edit]

The first match was against Elswick in 1876.[1] In 1904 they won the Northumberland Senior Shield.[2]

In 2008 they were promoted to National Division Two.[3]

Honours[edit]

Current standings[edit]

2016–17 National League 2 North Table watch · edit · discuss
Played Won Drawn Lost Points for Points against Points diff Try bonus Losing bonus Points
1 Caldy (C) 30 27 1 2 1060 454 606 21 2 133
2 Sale 30 26 0 4 997 487 510 18 2 124
3 Leicester Lions 30 21 0 9 778 576 202 16 4 104
4 Sedgley Park 30 19 3 8 884 635 249 15 4 101
5 Chester 30 17 1 12 662 550 112 16 7 93
6 Tynedale 30 17 1 12 741 750 −9 15 4 89
7 South Leicester 30 15 2 13 762 703 59 12 8 84
8 Stourbridge 30 16 0 14 679 685 −6 12 7 83
9 Hinckley 30 14 0 16 630 712 −82 12 5 73
10 Wharfedale 30 11 0 19 640 757 −117 8 9 61
11 Otley 30 11 0 19 642 837 −195 9 3 56
12 Luctonians 30 9 0 21 640 812 −172 12 8 56
13 Sheffield Tigers 30 10 0 20 670 856 −186 8 3 51
14 Harrogate (R) 30 9 0 21 477 730 −253 3 8 47
15 Scunthorpe (R) 30 9 0 21 472 934 −462 2 5 43
16 Preston Grasshoppers (R) 30 5 0 25 590 846 −256 3 9 32
  • If teams are level at any stage, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:
  1. Number of matches won
  2. Difference between points for and against
  3. Total number of points for
  4. Aggregate number of points scored in matches between tied teams
  5. Number of matches won excluding the first match, then the second and so on until the tie is settled
Green background is the promotion place. Blue background is the play-off place. Pink background are relegation places.
Updated: 29 April 2017
Source: "National League 2 North". NCA Rugby. 


Facilities[edit]

Over 35 acres (140,000 m2) of land set in rural surround. The ground is situated adjacent to the River Tyne – a short walk over the bridge into the historical village of Corbridge. It has seven pitches, one fully floodlit training pitch (floodlighting adequate for 'junior' matches) and one smaller training pitch, fully floodlit – used for Colts training area. The ground has a modern, 400 seater grandstand.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rugby - Tynedale Rugby Football Ground". This is Corbridge. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "HISTORY OF TYNEDALE RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB". Tynedale RFC. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  3. ^ John Inverdale (5 March 2008). "The beauty and floods of Tynedale Rugby Club". The Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  4. ^ . Tynedale RFC OF TYNEDALE RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB http://www.tynedalerfc.co.uk/rugby/pages.php?pID=26&osCsid=lo4d1907vphi9b2uct6p04kfk3title=HISTORY OF TYNEDALE RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 18 May 2014.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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