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Spring 2022 issue
This issue focuses on player welfare, club funding and marketing & communication for rugby clubs. We have articles that look at the work World Rugby is doing regarding player welfare, the RFU’s suggested improvements for the second tier in English rugby and a community-centric approach to rugby club marketing.
In this issue we also see how companies like Greene King and Honda are putting together initiatives to help fund and educate rugby clubs at the grassroots level.
Read the Spring 2022 issue here.
Winter 2021 issue
This issue focuses on commercial activities and community projects in rugby with interviews from Sarah Saunders, Commercial Manager at Blackheath Rugby and Kenny Moore, Commercial Manager at Rosslyn Park.
We also have an inspiring article from the Community Heartbeat Trust highlighting the importance and raising awareness of how valuable defibrillators can be for the rugby community.
Read the Winter 2021 issue here.
Autumn 2021 issue
This issue focuses on club and game development with articles from Prenton RUFC and Old Illtydians RFC. There is also an interview with Dan Cottrell, Editor and Head Coach at Rugby Coach Weekly.
This 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.
Read the Autumn 2021 issue here.
Summer 2021 issue
In this issue we focus on governance and facilities. Farnham Rugby Club, Colchester RFC and Anselmians RUFC tell us about the new facilities built at their clubs.
Covering governance there’s an interview with David Barnes, Head of Discipline at the RFU and an article from Ben Cisneros at Morgan Sports Law discussing RFU Regulation 7.
Read the Summer 2021 issue here.
Spring 2021 issue
In this issue we focus on player welfare and club funding. We have articles from, Widnes RUFC, Hartlepool Rugby Club, Beckenham RFC and Staffordshire Rugby Union.
As well as interviews with Karen Hood – Head of the Injured Players Foundation and Tom Hooper – Strength and Conditioning Coach
Read the Spring 2021 issue here.
Winter 2020 issue
In this issue we have interviews with Tynedale RFC and Guernsey Raiders regarding how their clubs have coped and adapted to life with COVID.
We also spoke with Kings Cross Steelers RFC about their amazing work within the community.
Read the Winter 2020 issue here.
Autumn 2020 issue
In this issue we have the annual ‘Clubhouse Directory’ feature which includes suppliers that can help your club.
This issue also includes a ‘Game development’ feature with an interview with Jon Arch, Head Coach at Aldridge RFC and articles from Fylde RFC and Otley RUFC. ‘In Focus’ is blOKes.
Read the Autumn 2020 issue here.
Summer 2020 issue
In this issue we have an interview with John Pownall, Chairman at Surrey Rugby as well as a ‘Club Profile’ focusing on York RUFC.
There are also four excellent opinion pieces on various aspects of rugby from Dave Swanton, Sean Phelan, Tom Home and Matt Hardy.
Read the Summer 2020 issue here.
Spring 2020 issue
This is issue was published in our old newsletter format. It includes the latest news from grassroots rugby clubs as well as a Guest Comment from Tom Home.
Read the Spring 2020 issue here.