Hartlepool Rovers RFC is the first English club to support our UGC (User Generated Content) project, and give us a taste of why it’s good fun to be a young female coach.
The RFU is delighted that there are now 2,000 coaches and teachers who have downloaded and committed to following the Age Grade Codes of Practice.
Fixtures being called off had been high on Suffolk and Cambridgeshire RFU development staff’s agenda and, at their regular club meetings, it soon became apparent that a lack of front row players was causing significant issues in fulfilling fixtures
The Rugby Football Union (RFU), Premiership Rugby (PRL) and the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) have developed a new action plan to mitigate injury risk in the English professional game, following a study of the data in the 2016/17 Professional Rugby Injury Surveillance Project (PRISP) report.
Players from Kenilworth RFC’s first and ladies’ teams recently joined volunteers from Wooden Spoon, the children’s charity of rugby, to build a children’s play area at Calthorpe Academy, a school for children with complex learning needs in Birmingham.
‘Intrepidus’ is a fitting motto for Kensington Aldridge Academy. Latin for ‘fearless and unshaken’, in the last year the pupils and staff at KAA have come to embody its meaning
The need to better support transition in the game from age grade to adult rugby, an integral part of the RFU Strategic Plan, led to a recent Under 19 Commission being set up and the ensuing report, which has been approved by the Community Game Board and endorsed by the RFU Council.
Sometimes if there are only a few players in a group, it reduces the sort of games they can play. However, in exceptional circumstances, the regulations will allow for the combining of age grades.
The RugbySafe campaign is spreading the safety message nationwide, the RugbySafe roadshows having been launched last November.
Mr Bone may not have Best Practice but when it comes to knowing the Minimum Standards for Coaches at least he’s not going to be caught out by Henry and Issy.