RFU Updates - past editions

26 March - Community Game Update

1. Rugby Union Winter Survival Fund – Loans prospectus

2. Return to Rugby On-field guidance

3. Return to Rugby Off-field guidance

4. Adult Male Future Competition Structure

5. RFU Council

6. Warrior Camps to return in May – sign up now!

7. Richard Jones Legacy

23 March - Community Game Update

1. Rugby Union Winter Survival Fund – Loans and Grants update
2. Return to Rugby On-field guidance
3. Return to Rugby Off-field guidance
4. Training Courses including First Aid
5. Age grade activity – Easter camps & summer activity
6. Mitsubishi Motors Volunteer of the Year - 2020 winners unveiled & 2021 nominations now open
7. Webinars and on-demand videos

16 March 2021 - Community Game Update

  • Age Grade Summer Activity
  • Easter Camps guidance

 

9 March 2021 Community Game Update 

 

5 March 2021 - Return to Rugby Update

  • Steve Grainger video on provisional timeline for rugby’s return
  • Age Grade Rugby adjustments
  • Return to adult and age grade rugby timeline
 
2 March 2021 - Community Game Update
  • Monday 29 March - Return to Rugby Update
  • Lockdown rugby activity - back row focus and Red Roses home workout

23 Feb 2021 - Community Game Update

19 Feb 2021 - Community Game Update

16 Feb 2021 - Community Game Update 

9 Feb 2021 - Community Game Update

2 Feb 2021 - Community Game Update 

26 Jan 2021 - Community Game Update

22 Jan 2021 - Community Game Update

19 Jan 2021 - Community Game Update

12 Jan 2021 - Community Game Update

1. Resources to support clubs and CBs through lockdown & funding support
2. Government financial supportassistance & Funding information 
3. Pause on DBS checks
4. Mitsubishi Motors Rugby Leadership Network - apply here
5. Webinars and on-demand videos
6. Digital Remembrance Wall
7. Leighton Buzzard RFC becomes a vaccination hub 

5 Jan 2021 - Community Game Update

5 Jan 2021 - Community rugby suspended following government announcement

22 December 2020 - Community Game Update

1. Return to Play Q&A with Eddie Jones, Bill Sweeney and Steve Grainger - watch video
2. Positive Test Guidance under Stage E
3. Cluster Competitions update
4. Community Sevens Tournaments in 2021
5. Webinars and podcasts
6. Physical and mental wellbeing - watch Ruggerbox
7. Schools Kitbag

18 December 2020 - Community Game Update

1. Covid-19 latest - RFU guidanceTier infoPositive TestsFacility Guidance
2. Return to Play webinar Q&A with Steve Grainger and John Lawn - watch video here
3. Community Game webinar with Eddie Jones, Bill Sweeney & Steve Grainger, Monday 21 December
4. RFU statement on concussion
5. Future Competitions Structure
6. O2 Touch
7. GMS Tidy Up - remove a record
8. GMS Club Safeguarding Audit
9. England Rugby's work with Stonewall

15 December 2020 - Community Game Update

1. Return to Play webinar Q&A with Steve Grainger and John Lawn
2. Return to Play guidance - webinar resourcesCoronavirus PageClub Support Centre FAQs
3. Facilities Guide & Support Centre
4. Club Cluster Competitions
5. Inner Warrior - Facebook pageMore InformationRegistration 
6. Positive Test Guidance under Stage E
7. Webinars and podcasts
 

8 December 2020 - Community Game Update

1. Steve Grainger video update on Return to Rugby, including travel
2. Return to Play guidance
3. Facilities guidance
4. Club Cluster Competitions
5. Inner Warrior - more info & how to register
6. Webinars and podcasts
7. #ShowYourShirt reaches 600
8. Dursley’s new strip


2 December Return to Play and off-field activity guidance 

1 December - Community Game Update

1. Return to Play guidance - Law Variations & Video Explaination
2. Facilities guidance - govenment guidance & Coronavirus Hub 
3. Club Support Centre - download image 
4. Coaching and refereeing courses - booklet
5. Webinars and podcasts
6. Inspirational Zainab
7. Raising awareness for mental health charities

Please remember that until Wednesday 2 December we remain at Stage A on the Return to Community Rugby Roadmap, meaning no competitive or formal rugby activities can be undertaken.

From tomorrow, Wednesday 2 December, we will move to Stage E  

30 November - approval of RFU's submission to return to 15-a-side contact rugby, with some adaptions. 

27 November - following Thusday's tier announcement...

24 November - Community Game Update

19 November 2020 - Government winter sport package

17 November - Community Game Update 

Safeguardiing Bulletin - November 2020

13 November 2020

10 November 2020

 

5 November 2020

4 November 2020

  • Return to Stage A on the Return to Rugby Roadmap

3 November 2020Training tonight

1 November 2020

  • RFU update following latest lockdown announcement, due to come into force on Thursday 5th November 2020. 

30 October 2020 

  • Leagues cancelled [L3 & below Men, Level 2 & below Women] for 2020/21 season

27 October 2020

 

20 October 2020

16 October 2020

14 October 2020 - TOUCHLINE

13 October 2020

 

12 October 2020 - RugbySafe newsletter

6 October 2020


29 September 2020

24 September 2020

18 September 2020

15 September 2020


10 September 2020

  • Law changes update
  • Managing Visitors
  • Clubhouse & Hospitality
  • Local Lockfdown restrictions 

8 September 2020

 

1 September 2020

28 August 2020 

25 August 2020

18 August 2020

August TOUCHLINE

14 August 2020

11 August 2020 

 

8 August 2020 - Future RFU staff support in Commuity Rugby

8 August 2020 - Return to Community Rugby : Approval to move toStage C

4 August 2020

  • Update on return to rugby roadmap
  • Update on adult league rugby
  • Update on Age Grade - national competitions
  • Catch up on recent Webinars - coach / referee / club
  • New Legal & tax helpline - register here
  • NatWest Rugby Force - register here
  • International ticket allocations

30 July 2020 - RFU Safeguarding Bulletin

28 July 2020

17 July 2020

  • Current status of Community Rugby
  • Deadline for Diversity & Inclusion volunteer applications – 20 July
  • Running virtual annual general meetings
  • Club Audit 2020
  • Age grade out of season and holiday activities
  • VAT update
  • Eat Out to Help Out scheme
  • Game Management System update

     

14 July 2020 

 

July 2020 Touchline

7 July 2020

 

6 July 2020 - message from Bill Sweeney 

30 June 2020

26 June 2020

23 June 2020

19 June 2020

16 June 2020

  • Rugby united against racism
  • Recent RFU AGM
  • National School Sport Week at Home
  • Webinars & Podcasts

12 June 2020

  • Bill Sweeney's update on the revised international ticketing allocation process
  • Adult male future competition structure webinars
  • Return to Community Rugby - guide for coaches & webinar
  • Rugby Groundsmen Connected webinar

9 June 2020

5 June 2020RFU Safeguarding Bulletin

4 June 2020  

2 June 2020

June 2020: Touchline

29 May 2020

26 May 2020

22 May 2020

19 May 2020

15 May 2020

11 May 2020

 7 May 2020

 5 May 2020 

 1 May 2020

May 2020: Touchline

29 April 2020 

 

24 April 2020

 

21 April 2020

 

17 April 2020

 

14 April 2020

 

11 April 2020Message from Bill Sweeney - CEO, RFU

 9 April 2020

 

 9 April 2020Safeguarding Bulletin

 7 April 2020

 

 3 April 2020

 2 April 2020

  • Final league positions for professional & community game for 2019/20 season confimed

 1 April 2020:

  •  Supplememtal Ticket Fund Information 

 

 April 2020Touchline

31 March 2020

27 March 2020

25 March 2020

20 March 2020The Ending of Season 2019-20

18 March 2020

16 March 2020

 2 March 2020

March 2020: Touchline

14 February 2020

February 2020: Touchline

17 January 2020

January 2020 : Touchline

12 December 2019

December 2019: Touchline

14 November 2019

November 2019: Touchline

28 October 2019

21 October 2019

 7 October 2019

14 October 2019

October 2019: Touchline

30 September 2019

13 September 2019