Latest Rugby Notices
Funday Sunday May 24th
Edwardians Rugby Club are holding a Funday Sunday on 24th May starting at 1 pm.
Come for a brilliant day out with lots to do including fun and games, face painting, bouncy castles cartoon characters, candy floss & ice creams stands along with a BBQ and a Real Ale Bar and a Disco in the evening.
1 pm – Juniors Fun Fit session
2 pm – Mini and Junior fun and games including tag rugby, bulldog and tug of war
4 pm – Annual Malcolm Weller Memorial Veterans Tournament, 6/8 Team Knockout Tournament
7.45 pm – Edwardian FC vs Greater Birmingham XV
Annual General Meeting June 2015
The Annual General Meeting of the North Midlands Rugby Football Union is to be held on 24 June 2015.
Attached is a copy of the rules, which are being currently amended to include the new position of Chairman; this position is effective from the date of the AGM in June 2015
Please be alert to your opportunity to submit nominations; importantly any nomination must be sent in writing to reach me, The Honorary Secretary by the 31st of May.
I will be circulating a formal Calling Notice, and Agenda shortly.
New Referees Course
Peter Tolan has arranged the next referees course for 13th and 20th of September at Barker Butts RFC.
Please spread the word around the county and beyond. You cannot play without us so if you are injured , stopped playing or need a new challenge in the game then contact Peter for details
GREATER BIRMINGHAM GIRLS RUGBY
On Sunday 24th May from 10am, Birmingham Exiles RFC will host another fantastic rugby opportunity for girls aged 10-17 years at Old Damson Lane, B92 9ED.
This opportunity will consist of FUN, conditioned games, skills carousel, specialist coaching from guest coaches within the Women and Girls Player Pathway along with an opportunity to see some of the best young talent in England.
10am: Registration & Meet n Greet
10.30am: Conditioned Games & Skills Carousel
11.30am: Specialist Coaching
Midday: Lunch followed by an opportunity to watch the 3rd round of the Women’s National Academy matches featuring Midlands, South East, North, South West.
As some of you are aware, the aim is to give Girls Rugby within Greater Birmingham an opportunity to come together and form a team at Under 18, Under 15 and Under 13 playing as one, enabling the girls to enjoy playing competitive and fun rugby and also to develop their own skills.
This event will be the first of many to be planned within Greater Birmingham RFU to assist in the development of Girls Rugby.
If you are able to support this event as a player, supporting coach or a spectator then please email email@example.com we can cater for everyone.
For more information about the event then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07779054770.
Community Game update 12th May 2015
Shrewsbury RFC – coaching vacancy
Notice of interest are invited for the position of COACH / PLAYER COACH at Shrewsbury Rugby Union Football Club.
The club have consolidated their position in Midlands 2 (North West) this year having gained promotion in the previous
season and are ambitious to seek continual improvement and promotion.
Persons interested in the position are, in the first instance, invited to submit a brief resume of qualifications and experience
to the club secretary at (BENS email address)
Structured season 2015-16 update
Please find attached the amended Midlands Structured Season for 2015-2016. This amendment has been necessary following the RFU Council’s decision on Friday to delay the implementation of the new structure for the leagues for a further twelve months to allow for further consultation with clubs. Whereas play offs were not necessary leading to the change in structure of the leagues they are now required in order to maintain the present structure.
Please discard the Midlands Structured Season for 2015-2016 (30-03-15) sent earlier and use the one sent today which is dated 20-04-15 in the bottom right hand corner. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Community Game update re Adult Competition review -update 17.4.2015
Community update no.11, 17th April 2015
RWC 2015 ticketing and coaching opportunities for clubs
Please see opportunities available for your club, and it’s members to attend some of the RWC 2015 matches, and a coaching opportunity. Details are on the flyers below. England Rugby Travel are advertising via North Midlands RFU and whilst we are happy to advertise the opportunities, any contact should be direct to Jack Royle, on 0844 788 4083, and not via this Constituent Body.
2015-2016 Structured season – supplied by Midland Leagues Organising Committee
For details of your playing weekends,and cup match schedules please click on spreadsheet
Kids First presentation notes
Kids First —- Attached are the PowerPoint presentation notes of the event held at Bromsgrove RFC on 28.2.2015
Community Game update 9.3.32015 – Adult Competition Review supplement
Please read attached as it will give you a steer regarding latest developments, and what ithey may mean to your club
Ground maintenance advice
Ground maintenance is always a problem. Tom Bartram. our Area Facilities Manager wishes to advise of opportunities for groundsmen to engage with RFU and groundsman. Please read FAQ doc. below.
Club Census – March 2015
Clubs need to be alert to weeks commencing 16 and 23rd March 2015 regarding information they need to collate. please read letter
RFU Competitions Review, supplementary update 6.2.2015
RFU Community Game update no. 8
This was circulated to all clubs by England Rugby on 26.1.2015
Further update 12.12.2014
Letter from The President 12.12.2014 informing of the promotion of our Birmingham RDO, Chris Sigsworth and the changes that will be brought about following his departure.
Latest update 12.12.2014
RFU Community update no.7, and referred to Rugby Shorts, NatWest Rugby Force 2015 “Get Behind England” order form
Latest update 6.12.2014
Here is a reward opportunity for any North Midlands RFU club who develops a recruiting and playing initiative
Latest updates 23.11.2014
RFU Community update no.6 and Rugby Workforce 2015
Latest update 13/11/2014
Community Game update supplement Adult Game review 13/11/2014
Latest update 11/11/14.
Details of wheelchair rugby, taster session on Sunday, 16/11/14.
Please see flyer see flyer
Latest update 10.11.2014
England Rugby Community Game update no.5
This document will have been circulated to Secretaries today; there are several items relevant to the CB Treasurer and Club Treasurer. There is some guidance on CASC, some correspondence to read, also items on safeguarding and age grade rugby.
Latest Update 18.9.2014
Vacancy for Chair of North Midlands Rugby Development Partnership
Please see see details
Latest Update 12/09/2014
For the attention of all North Midlands Clubs’ Hon Secs and Youth Rugby Officers
Latest Update – 12/09/2014
The RFU is upgrading its course booking system and this means that online course booking will not be available between the 18th – 31st July 2014. You can still make a booking by following these steps:Upgrade in ProgressLatest Update New Under 16 Rules
- Find the course you wish to attend from our course calendar
- Telephone our course administration team on 0113 8127437. You will be asked to provide your Name, Postcode, DOB, email & phone details and have your debit / credit card ready. You will also be asked to provide an emergency contact name & number.
- If you wish to book a course not on this list, this can be done using the usual Online process when the system becomes live again on 4 August.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this period and would like to thank you in advance for your cooperation.