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Annual Awards 2023-24

These were announced at the Annual Dinner on Friday, 24 May 2024. Player of the Season - Ladies : Shannon Coupland Player of the Season - 1st XV : Will Hughes Player of the Season - 2nd XV : Jack Webster Player of the Season - 3rd XV : Mark Burdass Player of the...

Yorkshire Cup Final arrangements for supporters

We will play Goole RUFC at Castle Park Stadium, Doncaster with a kick-off time of 17:00.  Ours will be the last of four finals being played that day at the stadium.  The game is not being live-streamed. We have booked a players’ coach already.  We are now making plans...

Former Player’s Son Visits

People that have been involved with Drifffield RUFC for some time, will remember the legendary Rodney Smithson with great fondness. On Saturday, 27 April 2024 his son, Ram, visited the club to watch the Papa John's Community Cup pool game against local rivals York,...

Autumn international tickets

All fully paid-up members and sponsors may now apply for an allocation of up to four tickets (subject to availability) for the following England matches at Twickenham: New Zealand – Sat 2 November 3.10pm : £211; £181; £151; £123; £103; £35 (under 16s) Australia – Sat...

Papa John’s Community Cup 2024 draw announced

There are different tiers of competition that clubs have qualified into by virtue of their playing record after games on the 16 December.  You can read more here. View the draw here.  Rounds will take place on the following dates: 13 April 2024 20 April 2024 27 April...

Scooter Rally 2023 – Summer Scrum 12

This weekend welcomes the rally, organised and managed by the Driffield Midnight Runners Scooter Club, and takes place in the grounds of the Rugby Club and adjacent Driffield Showground fields. The event is always very well-attended, bringing visitors from a wide area...

Papa John’s Community Cup 2023 draw announced

There are four tiers of competition that clubs have qualified into by virtue of their league position after games on the weekend of the 11th March - you can read more at https://www.englandrugby.com/participation/playing/papa-john's-community-cup Driffield will be in...

Boot Drop for Mini / Juniors on Sunday, 8 January

The cost of kit for fast-growing younger players can be significant and, because they grow so quickly, is often still in good condition when it no longer fits.  So, our Ladies XV have organised a ‘Boot Drop’ for this weekend, so that any unwanted boots can be, as they...

1st XV Warm-Up Fixtures

To help us get ready for the new season by blowing out the cobwebs and getting some match fitness we are, as usual, playing three warm-up games. They are : Saturday, 13 August : Scarborough 10s (Away) Saturday, 20 August : Derby (Home) Saturday, 27 August :...