England Rugby are pleased to announce the launch of the England Rugby Coaches Association (ERCA). From today (Thursday 14th February), ERCA has replaced their previous coaching licence scheme, and enrolling all licence holders in to membership of the association.
England Rugby have launched ‘We Play Rugby’, a new marketing campaign for all formats of rugby played across the country.
To help coaches across the country to create and tailor sessions, some of the RFU’s top Community Rugby Coaches (CRC) have run us through their top training games to show how to engage players.
Rugby is on the rise in the North Midlands and Staffordshire, so much so that when the RFU’s local delivery team imagined they were running a modest pitch up and play session in January they ended up using two club venues to accommodate more than 150 enthusiastic young players across three age groups.
If you ever wondered what it must be like to be in the England camp, coached by Eddie, watch this short ‘get your hands up!’ Game Changer video. Inspiring and motivating stuff!
C.A.R.D.S. are the priority skills for helping develop the next generation of England Rugby players both on and off the pitch.
Alderney is the third largest of the Channel Islands and now has a rugby club, formed after a meeting last March.
As part of a recruitment and development initiative, Liverpool Collegiate and near neighbours Southport played an under 21s fixture at the Collegiate ground in Aigburth, on Sunday 23rd December 2018.
In 2016, the University of Essex was one of 14 universities entering a partnership with the RFU, and their rugby club created a step change in rugby provision, driving up performance standards, while becoming more inclusive and offering new recreational opportunities.
One of the major factors in why a player continues to enjoy the game or chooses to leave it is the quality of coaching.