Durham WFC 0 -0 Liverpool Ladies FC, Nov 2017

Durham Women held FA WSL 1 side Liverpool to a goalless draw in the Continental Tyres Cup on Sunday at New Ferens Park, Durham. WSL1 side Liverpool brought a team full of international experience to New Ferens Park and had more of the ball, but couldn’t create many clear-cut chances as Durham limited the Merseyside club to shots from long range. The visitors started brightly, […]

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Consett RFC 24 – 10 Novocastrians, Oct 2017

Consett faced their bogey team, in difficult conditions at Amethyst Park on Saturday and came out easy winners 24 – 10, however this doesn’t tell the full story. After 20 mins it was the visitors who lead 0 – 7 after Bill Porter scored the first Try and Greg Humphreyson converted it for Novos. . . . .  Click HERE to read the match report

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Portraits and Team shoot at the Rugby Club – Oct 2017

Slightly late but never the less, I was surprised but delighted to get the chance to take the head shots for Consett RFC’s 1st XV team today. Surprised as this was match day before a game against their bogey team. Despite the briefest of time slots to get the pics and thanks to a green screen, for ease of processing all photos were done (plus […]

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Great day out with Hawkstone Falconry.

Sunday was planned as a Birds of Prey workshop for my local camera club. I had liaised with Hawkstone Falconry to set up the day and was very impressed with them and their birds. The weather (or light) did not work in our favour but the location and the willingness of Val and Kevin to assist in setting up the birds made for a great day […]

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Early visit to the Red Deer Rut (well nearly)

October is the most exciting time of year to watch our deer as they engage in fierce mating battles. The three largest species of deer (red, fallow and sika) all rut in the autumn and are easy to watch in parks and in the wild. So with this information in my mind I set off to Studley Royal in North Yorkshire for a day out. It soon became apparent that […]

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Durham WFC 0 – 0 Sunderland AFC Ladies

Durham Women claimed a respectable point against local rivals Sunderland , although the Black Cats gained the bonus point in the Continental Cup. In a cagey encounter, the Wildcats had plenty of chances but were denied by a string of fine saves from their former stopper Rachael Laws. And after the game finished goalless, Laws was again the hero in the newly-introduced penalty shootout as her three […]

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Durham WFC 4 – 0 Watford Ladies

Durham Women bounced back to winning ways after a ruthless performance against Watford. The Golden Girls began brightly but were left to rue missed chances when Zoe Ness headed in a first-half opener. Abi Cottam, Beth Hepple and Kathryn Hill then found the net after the interval to secure three points for the Wildcats. Durham hadn’t lost a home league game since October of last […]

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Durham Uni RFC 31 – 0 Bath Uni RFC

Durham Uni RFC opened the 2017-18 season in the newly formed BUCS Super Rugby League, with a home game against Bath at Durham this night. The first half was a tense affair with both teams attacking and defending well, at half time the score was 0 -0. Durham’s Head of Rugby, Alex Keay, must have gave a good halftime team talk as they emerged like a […]

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Consett RFC 26 – 11 Redcar

Consett RFC 26 – 11 Redcar A difficult game for Consett, one that they were expected to win easily but Redcar to their credit had other ideas. Consett started the quicker and its wasn’t lnog before the scrum half scored the first Try at the foot of the posts, however . . . . To read the full match report

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Durham WFC 2 – 1 Spurs

Durham WFC 2 – 1 Spurs Durham Women enjoyed a positive start to the 2017/18 FA WSL season courtesy of a 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur. All three goals came in a frantic four minute spell at the end of the first half, with Beth Hepple hammering home from the edge of the area to open the scoring. But the visitors were quickly level with Bianca […]

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