To be held on Thursday 11th August 2022
8.00pm in the clubhouse

Saturday 27th November 2021

5.00pm in the clubhouse


Winlaton Vulcans RFC needs to formally appoint two new officers of the club:

Hon Secretary and President.

Anyone wishing to stand for these posts should formally contact the Assistant Hon Secretary, no later than November 20th 2021

Durham Junior Cup Final. Not the score we were hoping for but want to say a big thank you toGateshead RFC & Sunderland for Saturday. Final score Sunderland 27 Winlaton Vulcans 21.

The postponed cup final from last year is to finally go ahead.



Saturday 21st August 2021
At Gateshead RFC, Hedley Lawson Park, Eastwood Gardens, Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5UB
Come along and support your club! 
Hope to see you all there


After Terry Gallagher and Ray Hamilton cured a chronic problem with the flagpole attachments a new flag has been purchased. This was due to the generosity of a number of club members especially David Hunter who put their hands in their pockets to pay for the new flag made by AA Flags of Consett.
Thank you all.

Please see below the upcoming England Rugby Coaching and Refereeing Award dates for Day 1 of each course below –

England Rugby Coaching Award
Gosforth Academy – 3rd October 2021
Darlington RUFC – 10th October 2021
Houghton Kepier School – 24th October 2021
Morpeth RFC – 31st October 2021
Gosforth Academy – 14th November 2021
Durham University – 28th November 2021
England Rugby Coaching Award – This course is an entry point for coaches working with players of U9 and above, it is tailored to the needs of the players you are coaching. It provides coaches with the knowledge, skills and attributes to effectively coach young players and adults. Attendees must have completed the RFU online Headcase module prior to attending the course.

England Rugby Refereeing Award
Darlington RUFC – 3rd October 2021
Durham University – 31st October 2021
Gosforth Academy – 10th October 2021

England Rugby Refereeing Award – This course is the entry point for those wishing to referee the 15 a side game, it provides referees with the knowledge, skills and attributes to effectively referee young players and adults. Attendees must have completed the RFU online Headcase module prior to attending the course.

To book onto the awards, please search your nearest course on GMS course finder – 

We are currently schedule to have our first game on 28th August against Darlington. More details of the draw can be found here

Due to unavailability of Club Accountant it has been decided to postpone the AGM until Tuesday 17th August so that a full and complete financial report can be delivered.


Tuesday 17th August 2021

1 To consider and approve (with or without amendment) the minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting.
2 To receive and approve a report from the Honorary Secretary on the affairs of the Club since the previous Annual General Meeting.
3 To receive and approve a Financial Statement from the Honorary Treasurer for the preceding financial year 
4 To elect the Officers for the ensuing year.
5 To elect Vice Presidents.
6 To confirm any elections of Honorary Members made by the Committee during the preceding year.
7 To elect Members of the Committee for the ensuing year.
8 To appoint the Auditors for the ensuing year.
9 To consider any other business of which due notice (14 days) shall have been given.
10 To hear any other relevant matter for the consideration of the Committee during the ensuing year, but on which no voting shall be allowed.

The AGM will be held in the clubhouse on Tuesday 20th July 2021 at 7.30pm
All members are asked to attend. Agenda items need to be submitted to before 6th July 2021

We have been pro-active in attracting funding. A big thank you to Richard Jones for his efforts in doing this. We have put the money to good use. New LED floodlights have been installed and the CCTV upgraded so we can now cover the pitches and patio area. With the funds raised we are also able to afford new strips, a new set each for the men and ladies are on their way.