Recognised as one of the UK’s leading concussion awareness and education resources, the RFU’s HEADCASE programme aims to increase understanding and provide information on concussion and other related topics, including how to prevent and manage suspected concussions. The HEADCASE Overview provides key information of how people can identifying and managing suspected concussions. The HEADCASE Extended […]

Sport England – Crowdfunding webinar

Learn how to raise money for sports organisations through crowdfunding The Active Together programme, which is run in partnership with us, is giving sports clubs and community groups the skills and support they need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. As part of the programme, Crowdfunder is running a series of online workshops to show […]

Help parkrun get back up and running

How you can support your local 5km events Over the past few weeks, parkrun have been contacting the landowners of their 589 5km events in England. So far there’s been an incredibly positive response, with 143 events receiving landowner permission to resume on Saturday 5 June. They are, however, yet to hear back from 186 […]

Sudden cardiac arrest digital toolkit

Sixty-thousand people have a sudden cardiac arrest within the community every year in the UK and only one in 10 people survive, but if effective action is taken within the first minute it can treble the chances of survival. Developed in collaboration with Resuscitation Council, St John Ambulance and Joe Humphries Memorial Trust and funded […]


Sport England 10-year vision to transform lives and communities through sport and physical activity. It outlines the work Sport England are up to the end of March 2022, supported by a set of goals we’ll focus on and work collaboratively with partners to achieve. Tackling inequalities is at the heart of their strategy, and we’re […]

Foreign and non-foreign player status

This is an important notice on the effect of Brexit for players with Foreign or Non-Foreign Player status due to the United Kingdom having now left the European Union. The RFU has been working with the other English rugby stakeholders to determine how this change will affect Foreign Player and Non-Foreign Player status going forwards. […]