Month: December 2017

KYBO! in Numbers: Highlights from 2017

As 2018 gets ready to unleash itself, it’s clear that in 2017, KYBO! became the first port of call for anyone looking to get started as a coach or referee.

The Quest for KYBO! User Generated Content

KYBO! is on a quest for User Generated Content, or UGC as everyone likes to call it. These are videos that are filmed by members of the KYBO! community and which we publish for the benefit of all.

Specifically, we are looking for Game Changer and Young Match Official (YMO) UGC.

UCL students living rugby’s values

UCL women’s rugby are a bunch of players who like to live rugby’s values as well as enjoying the game on the pitch.

Fantastic rugby refereeing gap for Nathan

Nathan Howarth, a 19-year-old North Group Referee, recently returned from an amazing gap year trip, having for four months travelled across six different countries on a refereeing tour of North America and the Pacific Islands before starting his degree in Geography at Durham University.

Coaching helps Darren’s career move

Darren Wright was delighted to join the PE staff at Saltley Academy and credited Rugby Development Officer Stuart Eades, Community Rugby Coach Tom Huggins and the RFU “for giving me every opportunity to develop as a coach and believing in me, also giving me a platform to move on to further my career.”

Girls discover fun of rugby at Oswestry

Last month (November) Oswestry RFC ran a series of recruitment events to boost playing numbers
for their U13s and 15s girls teams.

Eddie Jones world rugby coach of the year

Jones has led England to nine victories in 10 Test matches over the past 12 months as the side sealed a consecutive Six Nations title, a 2-0 series victory in Argentina as well as an Old Mutual Wealth Series whitewash.

England U20 coaches announced

England Rugby has announced the appointment of three U20 coaches for the 2017/18 season.

England Rugby win Coaching Award

England Rugby have been named joint winners of the Coaching Culture of the Year award at the 2017 UK Coaching Awards.