Source: England Rugby

Coaches for Great Britain Rugby Sevens teams announced

Great Britain Rugby Sevens have today announced the coaching structure for the men’s and women’s programmes ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics Games. The women’s programme will be led by England sevens women’s head coach Simon Middleton with Richie Pugh, Wales women’s sevens head coach and men’s attached coach, as assistant coach. Middleton was appointed

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Brighouse Rangers : New Girls’ Team

Are you interested in playing rugby league? Brighouse Rangers are looking for new recruits for their new girls team. Source: Brighouse Rangers The Rangers are inviting girls aged between 11 and 17 to attend training at Brighouse Sports Club, on Tuesdays, between 7pm and 8pm – all are welcome to come along and join in. This is an

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Spectacular welcome for Rugby World Cup as Tour visits Bath

A spectacular flash-mob dance involving local schoolchildren ensured the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour arrived at the University of Bath in style on Monday. Bath Rugby head coach Mike Ford was in the audience to see the energetic performance from youngsters at Oldfield Park Primary School and the BANES Youth Dance Company. All the children

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World Rugby tournaments to adopt RWC player welfare standards

Paves the way for a uniformed approach to player welfare All elite tournaments strongly urged to follow suit World Rugby prioritises injury prevention with concussion at the heart of the plan Evidence indicates that injury rates are not increasing In a significant step forward for player welfare, the World Rugby Executive Committee has paved the

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World Rugby reaffirms level playing field commitment

Increased education as rugby grows at record rates globally World’s top players to support Keep Rugby Clean at Rugby World Cup 2015 WADA praises World Rugby educational programmes Reaffirming its commitment to maintaining a level playing field, World Rugby has announced details of an additional 27 per cent increase in anti-doping education, testing and research

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T-Birds shine in Canada

England finished the first Rugby Super Series in Canada with a close win over Canada in Edmonton, having already comprehensively beaten the USA and losing out only to New Zealand.  This is a team in transition and Simon Middleton will have learnt a lot about his players. Thurrock T-Birds England rugby internationals had a particularly

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