RFU Player Survey information

To help build a better understanding of our players across the game there will be a participation survey sent over the coming weeks.Doing so will allow better insight to inform planned projects on the use of alternative formats of the game in the future and support player retention strategies. The survey will also give a […]

Covid-19: Premiership Rugby investigates false positive tests

Bath’s entire squad were told to self-isolate at home after the false positive tests Premiership Rugby has launched an investigation after a number of false positive Covid-19 tests. But an operator error at Premiership Rugby’s testers Randox Health saw the number of positive cases incorrectly reported to the league. There were actually just two positive […]

Premier 15s: Coronavirus testing to be introduced in England’s top tier of women’s rugby

Harlequins forward Kristine Sommer had expressed concerns at the lack of coronavirus testing in Premier 15s Coronavirus testing will be introduced in England’s top tier of women’s rugby when the league resumes, the Rugby Football Union has confirmed. The Premier 15s was suspended earlier in January for at least two weeks to help reduce the […]

Eddie Jones: England head coach to miss start of Six Nations training camp as isolating

Eddie Jones has been England head coach since 2015 England head coach Eddie Jones is self-isolating after forwards coach Matt Proudfoot tested positive for Covid-19. Jones and attack coach Simon Amor have been identified as close contacts of Proudfoot and must self-isolate for 10 days. In a statement, the Rugby Football Union said Proudfoot was […]

Glasgow 23-22 Edinburgh: Warriors can use win as ‘springboard’, says head coach Wilson

The win against Edinburgh was only Glasgow’s third Pro14 victory of the season Glasgow Warriors can use their thrilling victory against Edinburgh as a “springboard” during a difficult season, says head coach Danny Wilson. The 23-22 win at Scotstoun was only Glasgow’s third Pro14 victory. Eroni Sau’s last-minute try gave Edinburgh the chance to snatch […]