World Rugby has launched a new ‘Women in Rugby’ brand identity and landmark global campaign ‘Try and Stop Us’ aimed at driving increased participation and engagement among fans, audiences, players and investors in the women’s game.
Congratulations to the following referees & thank you to everyone who has supported their development!
Congratulations to the six RFU match officials who have been appointed by World Rugby to join ‘Team 21’ for the RWC 2019 in Japan. 🌹🏉🥇 🏉🌹
Derek Spence started playing rugby in New Zealand at the age of five. He says that where he grew up children’s rugby was weight graded and “you had to be a certain weight to be allowed to play at all. I remember standing on the scales with stones in my pockets so they would let me play.”
The recent White Rose Day of Rugby, organised by the RFU’s local delivery team, saw events for hundreds of boys and girls across the county.
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.
Going on RFU courses that are run by an RFU Educator is the best way to develop your coaching or refereeing skills.
Laura, who is a qualified PE teacher at Kingthorpe College in Northampton, has officiated in the Netherlands, Croatia, Denmark and Belgium is grateful for all the support she has received.
England Rugby has launched a Young Match official (YMO) programme to encourage more young people aged 14-24 to get into rugby officiating.
England Rugby have launched ‘We Play Rugby’, a new marketing campaign for all formats of rugby played across the country.