Ist XV v Cleckheaton KO 3pm
Lions v Westoe II KO 2.30pm
The new season gets underway after a long hot summer. The 1sts host North 1 East side Cleckheaton who travel to Park this year reversing the fixture at their place last year. The Lions meanwhile take on Westoe II hoping to build on last week’s run out at Crowtrees against sides from Blaydon and Darlington Mowden Park.
Percy Park continues to recruit, with additional players no doubt attracted by the coaching set up at the club. The latest crop of newcomers is:-
Toby Davidson - Full back. Former clubs of Tynedale and Alnwick RFC.
Todd Harrison - Scrum half. Former clubs of Darlington Mowden Park and Gosforth RFC.
Matty Marshall - Utility back. Former club of Gosforth RFC.
Guy Pike - Centre. Former club Tynedale RFC. Representative honours of Northumberland U18.
Oliver Walker - Wing/ Centre and Full Back. Former club Northern FC. Representative honours of Northumberland U18 and Newcastle Falcons Academy.
Rob Kinnel - Back row. Former club Northumbria University.