|Back In The Game Update Community Game Updates are now structured as follows to help volunteers distinguish between where action is required and where information is for awareness.
1. Action required
2. Member services – action if of interest
3. For awareness
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|1. ACTION REQUIRED – N/A THIS WEEK
2. MEMBER SERVICES – ACTION IF OF INTEREST
Reminder of how to show Autumn Internationals at your club
How clubs can access the Autumn Internationals to show in their clubhouses.
Warrior Camp – save the date, 21 Nov
Off the back of what will be a hotly contested Autumn International Series live on the BBC, we would encourage clubs to consider hosting a Warrior Camp around the last Red Roses’ game, to capitalise on heightened interest.
Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union course saves a life
Recently, two players saved a fellow player’s life, having just completed the Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union course. Find out how you and your members can book a course and what other training is available.
Training Course Voucher Codes
This Friday will see the release of Training Course Voucher Codes, which will allow organisations to purchase places on courses for their volunteers.
GMS club drop-ins
GMS drop-in sessions continue this Wednesday, when we will focus on Electronic Match Cards. Again, there will be a Q&A opportunity at the end.
Inclusive volunteer recruitment on-demand webinar
Available to watch now, alongside access to the recruitment toolkit.
3. FOR AWARENESS
Key focus areas update: Referees & 16-18 year-olds
The game needs referees, so if you have a qualification or are looking to get one, you could help thousands of people to play rugby.
Guides coming this week on how to engage 16-18-year-olds and get them back into playing.
Government backs RFU’s Rugby World Cup 2025 bid
Last week we announced the RFU’s intention to host the Rugby World Cup in 2025 and shared our Every Rose action plan, which you can find in this story.
Celebrating Black History Month
Stories from around the game highlighting the history behind some of the great black players and teams to have played rugby.
News round-up – IPF Fundraising walk & 100,000 age grade players affiliated
Thanks to all clubs who have supported the walk so far. A selection of photos and next destinations are included. Also, last week saw a milestone reached with 100,000 age-grade players now affiliated with clubs across the country.