Taxation of Business Support Grants

Further to the introduction of legislation on taxation of Coronavirus Business Support and Job Retention Scheme Grants, HMRC have published detailed guidance on how these new tax rules apply. The guidance is general in scope and does not address the special corporation tax rules which apply to members sports clubs. However, HMRC’s position is that […]

Women’s Leagues & Fixtures Release 2021/22

The finalised women’s league structure and fixture schedules for each of the leagues are available below. Please be aware that, as a result of feedback, some changes may have been made to your leagues from the provisional leagues. This information will be sent tomorrow to clubs who have entered Women & Girls contact, Fixture Secretary […]

Rugby Football Union AGM – Friday 11 June

Thank you to everyone who attended and asked questions at Friday’s virtual AGM. Over the coming weeks on EnglandRugby.com you will be able find a copy of the speeches made by RFU CEO Bill Sweeney and RFU President HH Jeff Blackett, alongside voting results and the AGM minutes. During the AGM, RFU member clubs ratified: […]

Season 2021/22 Community Funding

Covid-19 will continue to have a major impact on RFU revenues for 2021/22 and beyond, with spectator capacities at Twickenham still unknown. In addition to the impact in this upcoming year, we also continue the longer-term recovery from what was a very low revenue year in 2020/21. This continues to lead to tough decisions across […]

Regulation changes – Regulation 9

Changes to Regulation 9 and the related First Aid and Immediate Care Provision Guidelines for the new season: Regulation 9.3 now includes that clubs must complete a risk assessment and ensure an appropriate level of immediate care and/or first aid cover and equipment is in place for the rugby activity to take place as determined […]

Regulation changes – Regulation 15

Following the RFU Council meeting on Friday 11 June, we would like to make CBs and Clubs aware of two key regulation changes that will come into effect for the 2021/2022 season. Change to Age Grade Tackle Height – Regulation 15 As part of our continual evolution of player welfare initiatives, a law change to […]

Dorset & Wiltshire Coaching Conferences

The D&WRFU are pleased to announce the return of the highly successful Dorset & Wiltshire Coaching Conferences. Dorset   Date:                    Saturday 17th July 2021. Venue:                 TBC Wiltshire Date:                    Saturday 24th July 2021. Venue:                 TBC For more details please contact Chris Burton or Frank Bulter via email For Chris Please click here For Frank […]

The D&WRFU would like to invite applications from suitable candidates to fill the following vacancies

The D&WRFU would like to invite applications from suitable candidates to fill the vacancies listed below. CHAIR OF SECLECTORS MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY You would be responsible for the day to day running of the county membership. Tasks Ensure that all membership details are up to date on GMS. To increase the number of County Members. To […]