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.
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.
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.
A recent CARDS workshop organised by Dan Cook, Director of Sport at Giggleswick School, saw former pupil and Wasps forward Alex Rieder head up the day.
Fiona and Alastair Brunt grew up watching their dad Peter refereeing rugby and listening to his words of wisdom. And the Gloucester and District Referee Society reaped the rewards.
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.
The following referees have been promoted to the national panel of match officials: