North of England XV for Kingston Park clash

Wednesday 07 June 2023 Written by: Adam

The 3pm kick-off is raising money for the Military vs Cancer charity on Armed Forces Day, with former Tonga and Australia wing Vuna among the names on show.

The charity brings all three military services, industry and businesses together to support people battling cancer to live their best life. Click [**here**][1] to learn more about their work.

The best players from the Royal Navy, Army and RAF will feature for the Armed Forces side, with The North of England squad drawn from the counties of Northumberland, Durham, Cumbria, Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cheshire.

Tickets start from £5 and are on sale [**here**][2], with parking priced at £10 and on sale [**here**][3].

Admission is FREE to all current and former service personnel, all you need to do is complete the registration form [**here**][4]. Please be advised that this is only one free ticket per person.

On top of thrilling live rugby on the pitch, there will be plenty of entertainment off it. All three services will be supporting Newcastle Armed Forces Day with bands, simulators, exhibits and stalls throughout the stadium, making for a great day to spend with family and friends.



Matt Beesley (Wharfedale)

Matt Gallagher (Caldy)

Nathan Rushton (Caldy)

Talite Vaioleti (Darlington Mowden Park)

Tom Sanders (Caldy)

Oscar Crowe (Sedgley Park)

David Fairbrother (Fylde)

Zak Poole (Rotherham)

Louis Frankland (Tynedale)

Andy Darlington (Caldy)

Tom Bairstow (Hull Ionians)

Harrison Crowe (Caldy)

Dave Jones (Caldy)


Joe Murray (Caldy)

Steve Collins (Sedgley Park)

Rhys Henderson (Sedgley Park)

Cooper Vuna (Northern)

James Cooney (Blaydon)

Joe Pickering (Bishop Auckland)

Max Pepper (Durham University)

Oscar Canny (Wharfedale)

Garry Law (Darlington Mowden Park)