|Back In The Game Update|
| 1. ACTION REQUIRED|
There are no actions required in this community game update
2. ACTION IF OF INTEREST
Reminder of Girls Age Banding Changes 2022-2023
With the changes to girls age banding for 2022/2023, we will be releasing resources over the next few months to help clubs prepare for the changes. This update includes volunteer toolkits and ways to get new players to the game through The Touch Union.
World Cup winner Mike Tindall tells us why he got ‘Back in the Game’
Mike Tindall encourages players to get Back in the Game and enjoy the social, mental and physical benefits that rugby has brought him. Also included are resources to promote at your club, influencer and ex-player support.
International Ticketing Allocation Reminder
890 clubs to date have been entering fixtures that are not RFU Competitions into the Game Management System to help with indicative Guinness Six Nations ticket allocation. We would encourage clubs to enter theirs so they don’t miss out.
Employment in a sports club – webinar
A free webinar from Irwin Mitchell on how to deal with employment issues in a sports club. This will help anyone dealing with tackling discipline, grievances, termination and more.
3. FOR AWARENESS
The Touch Union is officially here!
150 clubs have already signed up to our new non-contact format, The Touch Union, and in doing so have received a free kick starter pack. Sign up now to get started and get yours!
Help with training reports and verification emails – videos
We have two videos we hope will help clubs start planning for next season. The first is how to access training reports, showing who in the club has qualifications. The second is how to send bulk emails via GMS to members, asking to verify email addresses.
Legislative changes impacting the use of red diesel
From 1 April 2022, rebated diesel (known as red diesel) and rebated biofuels will no longer be allowed to be used as they are currently. Find out who can use red diesel and what to do if you need to.