Category: Young Players

White Rose Rugby Blooming

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.

Meet The Member Monday

RFU Youth Council: Meet the Member Monday! Occupation: Student at Durham University
Key roles: RFU North Group Referee, Durham University Referees Society President, Concussion Researcher.

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.

Alex helps pupils play their cards right

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.

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!


This season Nottingham Rugby have given young match officials in the area support from qualified officials and a fifth official at initial games, so that they can gain confidence while experiencing what match officiating at this level requires.