RUGBYSAFE

RugbySafe is the RFU’s overarching player welfare campaign that aims to support clubs, schools, colleges, universities and participants at all levels of the game.

RugbySafe shows you how to position player welfare at the heart of the game so that rugby is played in a safe and enjoyable environment. Please click on the relevant box below for specific information, guidance and resources.

BEING RUGBYSAFE

Information and guidance on the roles and responsibilities around player welfare, first aid and immediate care provision as well as other health and safety topics.

For all clubs playing at Level 3 and below, universities and CB representative sides.

CLUBS

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For all schools and colleges with a rugby union programme.

SCHOOLS & COLLEGES

ESSENTIAL GUIDES

RugbySafe documents all in one place as well as the answers to your all questions.

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WE ARE RUGBYSAFE

Success stories from across the game that put player welfare first.

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INJURY REPORTING

Guidance on how and what types of injury and incident should be reported to the RFU.

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HEADCASE

Essential information about concussion awareness on EnglandRugby.com as well as how to prevent and manage suspected concussions.

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ACTIVATE

Evidence-based injury prevention exercise programme on EnglandRugby.com to integrate into training and pre-match sessions.

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COURSES & RESOURCES

Details on the courses and resources that deliver first aid and immediate care provision for matches and training.

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RUGBY AWARE

Workshop for clubs and schools to deliver in-house. Designed to increase awareness of topics such as Touchline Behaviour and Player Welfare.

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RESEARCH

Access to research into player safety and published findings.

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MENTAL HEALTH & WELL-BEING

Guidance for anyone involved with those dealing with mental health issues or those supporting them.

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READY FOR RUGBY

Advice on nutrition, fitness and anti-doping in order to make informed choices and be properly prepared for rugby.

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INJURED PLAYERS FOUNDATION (IPF)

England Rugby’s official charity to support injured players.

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SAFEGUARDING

Policy and guidance on EnglandRugby.com for all those involved in creating safe environments in rugby union.

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AGE GRADE RUGBY

On EnglandRugby.com the rules of play and regulations to ensure that players aged 6 – 18 are able to enjoy rugby in a safe environment.

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