|COMMUNITY GAME UPDATE TUESDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2023
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| 1. ACTION REQUIRED
Age Grade Registration – Beat the 45 day deadline!
With over 155,000 Age Grade players registered, it’s been a great start to the season. However, with the season starting in September, most unregistered Age-Grade players are now beyond the 45 day deadline and their club is now operating outside of the regulations. Access help with registration and discover incentives in this piece.
Don’t forget to enter the Papa Johns Men’s Community Cup!
The entry window for any 1st team playing in RFU Leagues from Regional 1 down to Counties 5 closes on 24 November – don’t miss your chance for cup glory and enter your team now!
| 2. ACTION IF OF INTEREST
Volunteer Recruitment Project
Applications are now open for a £500 grant to support the recruitment of more volunteers. Read more and find out how to apply.
Boost your social media with #PlayTogetherStayTogether
We’re giving community clubs the chance to win a Digital Promotional Pack to help you get more players back on the pitch. Find out how to enter the competition in this section.
Regulation 7 Review – share your feedback!
A review group has been set up to review the Payment Regulations. This group will look at the regulations themselves as well as the Payment Thresholds for each league, currently set out in RFU Regulation 7. Give your thoughts on the process through a short survey in this section.
Upcoming Club Support Webinars
The RFU Club Support team have a number of upcoming webinars to support clubs across a huge range of topics. Find out more information about each webinar and sign up!
Have you used the Club Health Check yet?
As part of our wider ‘Flourishing Rugby Communities’ strategy to help clubs ensure they are healthy both now and in the future, we have created an online self-assessment health check tool. Discover more and access the tool.
| 3. FOR AWARENESS
Thank you from the RFU Safeguarding team!
A huge thank you from the RFU Safeguarding Team to all clubs that were required to complete the annual Club Safeguarding Audit by the deadline. For more information and any questions, visit this section.
Community News – monthly round up
In case you missed them, check out some of the top community rugby stories over the last month from the England Rugby website. READ ONLINE >