Age Grade adjustments

The current age grade match season will end on Monday 31 May. The focus for the remainder of the season should be on maximising the number of players safely getting out on a rugby pitch. The age grade out of season regulations are suspended for 2021 and replaced with a range of permitted non-contact and […]

First aid – Updated guidance

We have had a number of questions on first aid facilities, so please see information below: • Exceptions must be made for essential activity, such as the provision of first aid or access to essential equipment for training and matches. • Indoor facilities can open for provision of first aid (which would include dedicated first […]

Restart Grants – available from Wednesday 21 April

For businesses in England, including rugby clubs, new Restart Grants will launch in April 2021. Businesses in the hospitality, leisure, personal care, and fitness industries could be eligible for grants of up to £18,000. Clubs need to apply via their Local Authority and information should be available on Local Authority websites from Monday 29 March. […]

Inner Warrior sign up open

Allianz Inner Warrior returns in May! We are thrilled to be able to invite you to host a Warrior Camp to welcome female players back to your club. Back in January, 169 clubs signed up to host a Warrior Camp before the pandemic sadly necessitated a postponement. We encourage those clubs to rebook and many […]

Adult Male Future Competitions Structure

Many thanks to all of those that have contributed over the last 18 months to the debate around the structure of future Adult Male RFU competitions. Proposals have now been finalised which seek to address the principles below: • Reduce travel (time, distance and cost). • Increase the numbers of teams and leagues at certain […]