Community Game Update
1. ACTION REQUIRED
Summer Activity Framework 2022 – Now Available!
After positive feedback last year, an RFU Summer Activity Framework will again replace the normal age-grade out of season regulations for this summer. The 2022 version is a hybrid of the usual regulations and 2021 Summer Framework. We hope this helps to continue to address the impact the pandemic has had on player activity, retention and safety.
Girls Age Bandings Implementation – Under 11s Clarification
A reminder of the new U12, U14, U16 and U18 girls’ age bands and clarification of the options available for U11’s next season.
Applications For 2022-23 Women’s Leagues & Allianz Inner Warrior Series
A reminder that the application for entry into the 2022-23 RFU women’s league structure and the Allianz Inner Warrior Series is open. All new and existing teams are invited to complete the online entry form to confirm they wish to participate in the 2022-23 competition. Deadline for entries is Sunday 24 April.
Reminder Of Payment Of Players – Regulation 7
The 2022 Payment of Players declaration closes on 30 June 2022. It is mandatory for clubs whose men’s first XV team play at Level 3 to Level 7 to complete this declaration in order to remain eligible for RFU Benefits.
2. ACTION IF OF INTEREST
Free Introduction To Rugby Training Courses – Summer 2022
A nationwide summer training programme of FREE introduction to rugby courses has been launched. Funded by England Schools RFU and England Colleges RFU, 60 courses based on Kids First Contact courses will run across the country in May and June.
3. FOR AWARENESS
Game Management System (GMS) Review And Future Platform For Rugby Recommendations
Full review recommendations from Deloitte are available to read online. To increase two-way communication, we are also creating five new Platform for Rugby user groups who will be instrumental in continuing to help us understand the game’s priorities for the system. Expression of interest form included online.
Link to Full CGU: CGU 19th April 2022