Category: Young Players

How to Group Young Players Appropriately

Have you ever wondered what happens when players are grouped in such a way that one group has better access to better playing opportunities, the best coaches and best resources?

Kay Wilson Returns to Dorking Rugby Club

Last month (December), before she left England for an extended period in Australia, Dorking RugbyClub welcomed Kay Wilson, former Red Roses star winger, back to the Big Field in Brockham where she played rugby as a young girl.

Barnsley Boys Get a Taste for Rugby

Barnsley RUFC and local RFU Community Rugby Coach Andrew Appleyard got together with CBRE All Schools coaches recently to encourage school pupils to try rugby at the club.

YRA Conferences Help Develop Next Generation Leaders

Young Rugby Ambassadors (YRAs) recently came together at four regional conferences held at Premiership Rugby venues to coincide with matches, showcasing the best the Aviva Premiership has to offer.

Meet YMO Alfie George from the London Society

Alfie George was one of the many Young Match Officials (YMO) who came to Twickenham last May for the very first gathering of YMOs from across England.

Ironside boys living Rugby’s values in Zambia

Using tag rugby to inspire youngsters, a group
of U17s from Ironsides RFC in Wandsworth delivered a coaching and community outreach programme to disadvantaged kids and communities in Zambia recently.

Warwick School Whistles up Success

Warwick School recently hosted the first new England Rugby Referee award course in the area, with teachers and students from the school benefiting as well as members of the community game there to become qualified and improve the quality of experience and safety for their club players.