Latest issue – Summer 2021 issue

In this issue there is a focus on governance and facilities. We have articles from Farnham Rugby Club, Colchester RFC and Anselmians RUFC who tell us about the new facilities built at their clubs. They tell us about these projects and what they mean to their clubs.

Looking at governance in rugby we spoke with David Barnes, Head of Discipline at the RFU who provided insight into the role of his department. Also, Ben Cisneros at Morgan Sports Law discusses RFU Regulation 7 and its impact on how the community game is governed.

On top of these features we have thought provoking opinion pieces from Will Roberts, Dave Swanton and Matt Hardy.


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:

World Rugby launches Tackle Ready to educate players on safe tackle technique

Tackle coaching in rugby is set to be transformed with the global launch of Tackle Ready, which aims to reduce the risk of head injury at all levels of the sport by improving technique. New programme forms key head injury prevention initiative within World Rugby’s six-point player welfare advancement strategy  All coaches at all levels will have access to a … Continue reading World Rugby launches Tackle Ready to educate players on safe tackle technique

Northampton Saints join forces with Premier 15s side Loughborough Lightning

Northampton Saints have announced an innovative new partnership between the Club and Loughborough University, centred on women’s rugby. The new arrangement sees Loughborough Lightning – who have reached the semi-finals of the last two Allianz Premier 15s seasons – become a joint Loughborough Lightning / Northampton Saints elite women’s team, with both partners looking to … Continue reading Northampton Saints join forces with Premier 15s side Loughborough Lightning