Category: Coaches

Half-Game Rule to become regulation

From September 2019, the Half-Game Rule will become regulation. It means that every player in clubs, schools and colleges is guaranteed to get half the available game time.

Level 3 Coaching Award 2019/20

The RFU will be opening the Level 3 course to any coaches who meet the pre-requisites (download form below) and welcome applications from those coaching children, schools and youth, player pathway and adult rugby in both the male and female game.

RFU courses coming up in March 2019

Going on RFU courses that are run by an RFU Educator is the best way to develop your coaching or refereeing skills.

England Rugby Coaches Association (ERCA)

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.

Training Tips from The Game Changers

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 Rise in North Mids

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.

Eddie Jones – Game Changer Masterclass

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 Course for Coaches

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.