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.
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
RugbySafe documents all in one place as well as the answers to your all questions.FIND OUT MORE
Guidance on how and what types of injury and incident should be reported to the RFU.FIND OUT MORE
Essential information about concussion awareness on EnglandRugby.com as well as how to prevent and manage suspected concussions.FIND OUT MORE
Evidence-based injury prevention exercise programme on EnglandRugby.com to integrate into training and pre-match sessions.FIND OUT MORE
Workshop for clubs and schools to deliver in-house. Designed to increase awareness of topics such as Touchline Behaviour and Player Welfare.FIND OUT MORE
Access to research into player safety and published findings.FIND OUT MORE
MENTAL HEALTH & WELL-BEING
Guidance for anyone involved with those dealing with mental health issues or those supporting them.FIND OUT MORE
READY FOR RUGBY
Advice on nutrition, fitness and anti-doping in order to make informed choices and be properly prepared for rugby.FIND OUT MORE
INJURED PLAYERS FOUNDATION (IPF)
England Rugby’s official charity to support injured players.FIND OUT MORE
Policy and guidance on EnglandRugby.com for all those involved in creating safe environments in rugby union.FIND OUT MORE
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.FIND OUT MORE