Category: Coaches

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.

Liverpool collegiate’s fantastic initiative

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.

University of Essex Rugby club using partnership for success

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.

Morpeth coaches keen to develop skills

One of the major factors in why a player continues to enjoy the game or chooses to leave it is the quality of coaching.

Jonny back at Alton

When 300 boys and girls returned to rugby training at Alton’s Anstey Park this month, they got an amazing surprise when none other than World Cup winner Jonny Wilkinson was there to help them!

Inner Warrior 2019 launches across the country

England Rugby has launched the next wave of the Inner Warrior campaign aimed at introducing new women to contact rugby that have never had the chance to play before. 


Rugby union is a sport that embraces everyone and its values bring benefits for life. Visit any grassroots club any weekend of the season and you’ll see children and young people enjoying training and playing the game together.

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 »