About Us

Everything You Need To Know

The Griffin Newcastle Rugby Club was founded in 2010 by a group of retired professional Rugby players. Everyone involved in the incorporation of the club is a profound lover of the sport. Learn more about us.

Foundation

The club was established to provide an excellent platform for honing and recognizing talent in the Rugby sport.

Coaches

We have a team of over 10 qualified, skilled and certified coaches who were all former professional rugby players.

Squads

We have multiple squads for children, teens and adults to help every lover of Rugby enjoy the sport the way they want to.

Events

We conduct matches, meetings, training sessions and various other events to increase influence of Rugby in Newcastle.

Resources

We have the play areas, gears, exercise equipment and human resources to ensure you get the best services.

Sessions

For squad members we hold regular training sessions to help them build their confidence in the field.

10 +

Head/Senior Coaches

4 +

Squads

250 +

Club Members

100 +

Accolades

Meet Our Founders

The Griffin Newcastle Rugby Club is an establishment that came into existence due to the passion, hard work and dedication of these former professional Rugby players.

Mathew Malcolm

Founder

Malcolm was a pro Rugby player for 15 years before he retired and the idea of opening the club came to him.

Jem Richardson

Founder

Jem was one of the most-promising pro Rugby players in Newcastle and has over 15 years of professional experience.

William Bell

Founder

With over 13 years of experience as pro Rugby player, William is an asset to the club and reckoned for his insights.

Reviews On Coaches

Over the years we have been grateful for receiving such great feedback from club members for our coaches. Here are some of our favourite ones.