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Football Development Centre open training day

Our Football Development Centre held an open training day, for students looking to play football for the College.

NECL Premier League win 2018

New College Durham strike again with NECL Premier League Win

Our Men’s Football Development Centre celebrated becoming the U19 North East College Premier League Champions.

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New College Durham hit a 6 with professional experience

Our degree level sports students have been working with Durham County Cricket Club.

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Teambuilding at Kirkley Hall

Our sport students ventured to Kirkley Hall Outdoor Activity Centre to take part in a teambuilding excursion.

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North East College League Cup Final

After another successful season, New College Durham have reached the final of the NECL for the fourth year in a row!

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College students play football for England

New College Durham student chosen to play for the England 1st Team by the English Colleges Football Association. Read more

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It's a team game

First year Sports students visited Kirkley Hall Outdoor Activity Centre in October.


England v Spain

Excited sports students travelled down to Wembley Stadium to support England playing football against Spain.

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County Durham's Sport Coaching Conference

For the second year running our sports students attended County Durham's Sports Coaching Conference.

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Motivational Coaching Talk

The Head Coach at Durham City Swimming Club held a session with our Sports students. 

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Wheelchair Basketball

Our sports student took part in an activity day at Durham University, during which they took part in wheelchair basketball.

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Training like professionals

Our FdSc Sport and Exercise students are using Catapult GPS, technology which measures players performance.

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Kirkley Hall

Sports students took on the challenge of the teambuilding activities at Kirkley Hall Activity Centre.

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National Sports Roadshow 2016

Students explored a range of different progression opportunities at the National Sports Roadshow. 

Newcastle United visit

NUFC talk tactics

Our sports students visited Newcaslte United's training ground facilities and met their under 21 Development Coach.

Peter Beardsley

Students score a visit from Peter Beardsley

The former England and NUFC striker gave sports students an insight into playing at the highest level of professional football.

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On the ball with Player of the Year Award

Sport student Laurynn, has been awarded Premier League Young Player of the Year by Sunderland AFC’s Foundation of Light.

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National Football Museum

Sport students spent the day in Manchester where they visited the National Football Museum and the Etihad Football Stadium.

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Visit to Newcastle United

Students from sport rounded off a number of visits to sports and leisure facilities with a trip to St James Park.

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Back in the Barracks

Sports students get a taste of the Army in a team building activity day.

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NCD hosts rugby competition

New College Durham Rugby Development Centre took part, and hosted, a Rugby League 9’s competition.

Alton Towers

Alton Towers

Over 100 students from business and sport enjoyed a start of term trip to Alton Towers.

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Sports students tackle the world of professional rugby

Sports students spent a day with Newcastle Thunder Rugby League Club.

Sport Disability Awareness Day

Sports students organised and delivered a Sports Disability Awareness Day at the College.

Sainsburys School Games

Top games for Sports Students

Our sports students volunteered at the County Durham Sainsbury’s School Games.

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Hat trick celebration for football team

We are celebrating a hat trick in football - league champions, cup final winners and national U18s Futsal Championship finalists.

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The National Sports Roadshow

Sports students attended The National Sports Roadshow at Leeds Beckett University