Pre-season training is under way at Whitley Bay Rockcliff RFC and warm-up games have already been lined up in August.
The team will be taking part in the Ryton Tournament on Saturday, August 15, followed by a home fixture against South Tyneside College on Saturday, August 22.
The Red and Golds are then in County Cup action away to Wallsend on Saturday, August 29, before the opening league fixture in Durham and Northumberland Division 2 away to Ashington.
All players old and are welcome to join in training on Tuesday and Thursday nights.
Visit the club website at www.rockcliffrfc.co.uk for further details.