Category: Coaches

Boot Camp to rugby pitch

Says Chair of the Ladies Committee, Lucy Kennedy: “When I joined in 2005 there were seven or eight at training but now we have 44 signed up and at least 30 at training every week, so as well as playing in our league we’ve joined a Merit League to allow our new and less experienced… Read more »

Front row drive in Lancashire

Leading the session were three experts in the field, all senior Lancashire XV Bill Beaumont Cup winners: Alex Loney, Nick Flynn and Phil Mills. They covered scrum engagement, lineout and loose play for props and hookers. There was also a session on building an 8-man scrum with some excellent detail imparted. The Lancashire Development Centre… Read more »

KENT REWARDS RUGBY SPIRIT

Kent RFU and the local RFU delivery team recently added a new category to the Kent RFU end of season awards.

WITHAM WANT YOUNGSTERS TO LOVE RUGBY

Witham sits on the Roman road from London to Colchester and its most celebrated resident was Dorothy L Sayers, but their rugby club may yet add the name of an England rugby player to the list of the town’s best known locals.

CHESHIRE PUTS KIDS FIRST

This season Cheshire clubs have moved away from cup competitions and launched their first Quilter Kids First Festivals.

DEVELOPING THE WOMEN’S GAME

Leading members of the Rugby Football Union are working closely with World Rugby to drive the development of the women’s game.

JOHN MITCHELL JOINS ENGLAND COACHING TEAM

John Mitchell has been appointed as England’s new defence coach until the end of the Rugby World Cup 2019, while Scott Wisemantel will continue his role as attack coach.

Find Your Kiera!

We first met Kiera Paul Jones when she was one of the coaches nominated to take part in the Mitsubishi Volunteer Reward Recognition Programme in July 2017.