|Community Game Update Read Online|
| Rugby World Cup 2025 coming to England|
England will host Rugby World Cup 2025! Here we begin to look at the RWC2025 Legacy programme and how it will grow the women’s and girls’ game across the country.
1. ACTION REQUIRED
Age Grade Cup Entry
On 10 June 2022, we will release the entry criteria and application process for the 2022/23 season’s age grade club cups. Before then, we are asking clubs to ensure roles in GMS are up-to-date, with the correctly named person and their current email address for roles listed within this communication.
Age Grade Summer Activity Guide 2022
The age grade rugby framework is now in effect. This replaces the normal age-grade out of season regulations for this summer, 2022. Click Read Online above for more information.
2. ACTION IF OF INTEREST
Save the Date 17/18 September – Pitch Up For Rugby 2022/23
Our ‘Pitch Up For Rugby’ campaign will return for 2022/2023 with a particular focus on the transition of age-grade players to adult rugby. Please share the ‘Save the Date’ included within this communication with your rugby community.
19 May deadline for GMS User Group interest & 23 May for Support Trainers
Nearly 200 people have expressed an interest in joining the new User Groups to help support the future Platform for Rugby. There is still a chance to apply ahead of 19 May. We are also looking for GMS Support Trainers ahead of the new season to support clubs.
Age Grade Affiliation & GMS Support Webinars
Ahead of the new season, we will be running a GMS Summer Series webinar programme to support volunteers. You can find out when and how to register within this online communication.
A reminder that Friday 20 May is the deadline for entering all 2021-2022 matches to ensure they count in the indicative International ticketing allocations. The actual allocations will be finalised once the results from the 2022-2023 season have been collected.
3. FOR AWARENESS
Future Competition Structure – Leagues for 2022/2023
Next week, clubs will receive information on the new RFU leagues structure as well as details on a new cup competition for levels 5 and below.
Last chance to become part of the National Youth Council
Monday 23 May will see the application period close for this year’s National Youth Council. Please share this opportunity with 18-24-year-olds who you feel would like to influence the future of rugby.
Volunteers’ Week & UK Coaching Week 2022
As part of Volunteers’ Week between 1 June and 7 June we will be providing templates for clubs to use to thank those in their clubs for their many contributions. Another date for your diary is UK Coaching Week which runs between 6 – 12 June.