|Community Game Update Important notice: Following a prolonged period of hot weather and monitoring of pitch conditions across the country it has been agreed not to introduce a blanket delay to the start of the league season and to continue to consider each individual case.
This week’s Community Game Update is split into two sections. The Pitch Guidance link below will take you to information on pitch and player readiness in drought conditions. The second section includes remaining game updates. Pitch Guidance
| 1. ACTION REQUIRED
There are no immediate actions for clubs to take in this edition
2. ACTION IF OF INTEREST
Pitch Up For Rugby and Social Media Support Webinar
Let us know if your club is running a ‘Pitch Up For Rugby’ event via the link in this communication. Information is also included on a Social Media Support Webinar which will provide details on how your club can make the most of the upcoming player recruitment & retention campaign.
Girls Age Banding Support
You can find information in this article on Regulation 15, the rules of play and coach/referee support and training bursaries.
Free Vouchers for England Rugby Coaching and Refereeing Award
To help increase the number of women coaching and refereeing in the game we have a limited number of vouchers for women who want to get into these roles. Find out how to apply in this communication.
Merit Leagues and Tables 2022/2023
Setup and performance grants are available for competition organisers of merit leagues for 2022/2023 with access to performance data and support. Discover how to access support and funding in this communication.
Allianz Inner Warrior Camps return this autumn
Women’s sporting success continues as we head towards the Rugby World Cup, and the next set of Allianz Inner Warrior Camps are just around the corner. If your club is looking to recruit, why not take up this opportunity to attract players?
The Touch Union in Education
The new academic year is only a few weeks away and we are introducing a new Squad Leader programme, supporting existing, or new, young leaders in a six-week block around The Touch Union. Read online to find out how they can sign up.
Developing the Next Leaders
The Rugby Leaders Network allows rugby leaders to connect, exchange ideas and collectively develop clubs that are fit for the future. We are looking for aspiring rugby leaders who can take their club to the next level. Find out how in this communication.
3. FOR AWARENESS
Game Management System Support and Enhancements
To support clubs and provide solutions to challenges, two improvements have been made based on clubs’ feedback. These are the addition of a button to note a suspected concussion on the Electronic Match Card and a new feature allowing individuals to cancel their course booking. Find out how to access these enhancements in this communication.
Papa Johns become naming rights partner for new men’s and women’s Community Cup competitions
The Papa Johns Community Cup will focus on providing a boost to adult community club rugby across England, ending with the ultimate prize of a showpiece finals day at an iconic venue. Read Online