|Community Game Update Read Online
| 1. ACTION REQUIRED
Deadline to upload fixtures – just a few days left!
The deadline for uploading club arranged fixtures via the Team Management module on the Game Management System is nearly upon us. Only fixtures uploaded by 26 May 2023 can be attributed towards a club’s new international ticket entitlement.
Have you visited the RFU’s Tackle Height Hub yet?
A comprehensive range of online resources, guidance documents, training videos and face-to-face training opportunities are being created by the RFU and can be found on the RFU Tackle Height Hub.
Age Grade Regulations 23/24 & Summer Framework 2023
Find out more about Regulation 15 for 2023/24 and the Summer Age Grade Framework for 2023 in this piece.
Regulation 9 – Pitch-side Emergency First Aid and Immediate Care Standards
Following on from the implementation of the pitch-side emergency first aid and immediate care standards in the age grade game in the 2022-23 season, these standards will now be introduced across the adult community game from the start of the 2023/24 season.
2. ACTION IF OF INTEREST
Join our nationwide network of Tackle Champions
Tackle Champions will play a key role in developing a community of coaches able to inspire a culture of the highest quality tackle technique and decision making in players. Find out more in this piece.
Platform 4 Rugby User Groups – register your interest
Platform 4 Rugby’s user groups for the upcoming season are the perfect opportunity for collaborative working to help shape our Game Management System and other digital platforms. We are looking for volunteers with different levels of knowledge and experience. Find out how to register your interest in getting involved.
National Volunteers’ Week – 1-7 June
Volunteers’ Week is being celebrated between Wednesday 1st and Tuesday 7th June. It provides a great opportunity to recognise the contribution volunteers make and to say thank you!
3. FOR AWARENESS
Papa Johns Community Cup Round Up
The Papa Johns Community Cup came to a close on 7th May, with 29 thrilling finals having taken place over two weekends at Twickenham, StoneX Stadium, Sixways Stadium and The Darlington Arena. Read about the finals and watch some of the brilliant stories from the teams in this piece.
UK Concussion Guidelines for Grassroots Sport
The RFU welcomes the launch of the Government’s UK Concussion Guidelines for Grassroots Sport; guidelines the RFU has been involved in developing. Read more about the guidelines in this article.
Community club recipes for success
In July 2022, a study was undertaken to establish what has contributed to operating successful community clubs. Read about the findings in this piece.
Game Management System (GMS) maintenance
In preparation for the start of the 23/24 season, the Game Management System (GMS) will be taken offline in mid-June to allow for a short period for system maintenance to be conducted.