|Community Game Update Read Online
| 1. ACTION REQUIRED
There is no immediate action required from clubs in this edition of the Community Game Update
2. ACTION IF OF INTEREST
U18s Tackle Height Study
The 17 September saw the evaluation of waist-height tackling get underway at Millfield School. Eight schools: Millfield, Exeter, Kings Taunton, Canford, Taunton, Clifton, Blundell’s and QEH Bristol took part in a festival which involved around 180 U16 players. All matches were filmed, and two teams wore Instrumented Mouth Guards (IMGs). Any U16 – U18 club, school or college teams wanting to discover more or to be part of the ongoing evaluation of tackle height in age-grade rugby, please email email@example.com.
Bonfire And Fireworks Displays
With November’s bonfire and fireworks displays now being planned, clubs need to check the guidance and risk assessment to ensure everyone attending is kept safe. You can access the RFU insurance centre, guidance and risk assessment in this article.
Upcoming Club Support Webinars & Virtual Workshop
In October and November, virtual support to clubs around various areas of the game will be available. Webinars include: Marketing to Women, Tackling Energy Use in Rugby Clubs and an Age Grade Affiliation Update. There will be a Club for Everyone workshop in November. Times and dates are included in this section.
Honda Volunteer Hospitality Registrations For Autumn Nations Series
Honda continues their support of grassroots rugby with their annual pre-match hospitality in the British Airways Fan Village at Twickenham. Make sure your club/volunteer doesn’t miss out. All details are in this article.
How To Show Rugby World Cup & Autumn Nations Series At Your Club
How clubs can access the Rugby World Cup & Autumn Internationals to show in their clubhouses.
3. FOR AWARENESS
Championship Live Streamed For Free
Starting with Doncaster Knights v Bedford Blues on Saturday 8 October, there will be ten games live streamed for free over the season. To discover how to watch the games, read this article.
Papa Johns Community Cup
It has just been announced that the finals of the Papa Johns Community Cup will take place at Twickenham Stadium. With every player dreaming of running out onto the Twickenham turf, don’t miss out on your chance.
England Team Announcement At Community Club
Last week saw England men’s head coach Eddie Jones head down to Grasshoppers RFC, Ben and Tom Curry’s first club, for the England men’s training squad announcement. In this video, Eddie discusses the important connection between grassroots and international rugby, and we hear from young players who met him.
Data Management Update
Following feedback from clubs and Constituent Bodies, a more targeted approach to data management, as part of the Platform for Rugby review, will see Yorkshire and Surrey become part of a pilot study.