Latest issue – Autumn 2021 issue

This issue focuses on club and game development. We have articles from Prenton RUFC and Old Illtydians RFC showcasing the different ways in which their club is growing within their communities. There is also an interview with Dan Cottrell, Editor and Head Coach at Rugby Coach Weekly. He reflects on what he has learned in his coaching career and offers his thoughts on how the game is developing as well as giving advice for aspiring coaches.   

Will Roberts offers his opinion on player participation in rugby and Ben Cisneros discusses the recent dispute regarding payment of agents’ fees in English rugby.

The issue also includes our largest ever ‘Clubhouse Directory’ feature which is full of information and contact details of suppliers for rugby clubs to help your club develop.

Feature Focus:

RFU Championship: The stakes have been raised

A look at the unique Championship season ahead, the potential revenue growth for the upcoming seasons winner and the long term impact it will have on one club.

Latest news:

Six Nations Rugby appoint Ronan Dunne as Non-Executive Chairman

Six Nations Rugby have announced that Ronan Dunne has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman effective 1 Jan 2022. The Six Nations Board is the newly formed body overseeing the commercial and marketing operations for the Men’s, Women’s and Under-20 Six Nations championships as well as the Autumn Nations Series. The appointment follows the completion of … Continue reading Six Nations Rugby appoint Ronan Dunne as Non-Executive Chairman

Premiership Rugby and Gallagher announce multi-year partnership renewal

Premiership Rugby and Gallagher have announced a multi-year renewal of their existing partnership. Gallagher, one of the world’s largest insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services companies, has reaffirmed its commitment to the sport as the official title partner to elite rugby’s most competitive league. The partnership extension builds on its first four years of … Continue reading Premiership Rugby and Gallagher announce multi-year partnership renewal

Rotting from the core?

A look at whether the RFU should be held responsible for the decreasing participation numbers in rugby. When speaking with people who volunteer in the rugby community there is one issue that always crops up in conversation – player recruitment and retention. There is a growing (and justified) fear that fewer and fewer players will … Continue reading Rotting from the core?