Lots of News -  8 Items! 

Please find below weekly update from

Ivan Torpey RFU & Hampshire RDO (New Forest, Southampton & IOW) ivantorpey@rfu.com  Mobile 07764 960384 &


Kieran Spencer RFU & Hampshire RDO (North & South East).  kieranspencer@rfu.com  Mobile 07912541462


1.       COACHING: Lineout CPD Targeted at U15 / 16 Coaches  – Saturday 30th July, 10am @ Trojans RFC


Please be aware that the above CPD is now live for booking at http://www.englandrugby.com/my-rugby/courses/search/#/search

The course is primarily aimed at U15/16 coaches who will be coaching the lineout lift for the first time, but is also suitable for colts and adult coaches.


We expect this course to be oversubscribed so please do not leave your booking until the last minute!


2.        Vacancy: Millbrook RFC - Recruiting Senior Coach to join the coaching team: 


Click here for Senior Coach advert at Millbrook RFC


If you would like further information about the role or would like to register your interest in the position, please give Mark Randell a call on 07585 665125.


3.       VACANCY: Trojans FC  Recruiting  Men’s  Senior  Coach / Player Coach Position:


Click here for Senior Coach advert at Trojans FC. 


If you would like further information about the role or would like to register your interest in the position, please give Ed Ravenshill (07833296613) or Stefan Hargrave (07957450088) a call.


4.       CRISP: 


We are looking to recruit clubs for our CRISP research in the 16-17 season. 


This programme is fundamental to providing data and key findings that inform our coach education content and how we can improve player safety across the game. 


The research is targeted at Level 3-9 Adult male teams.  For further information please click here for PDF document. 




Click here for Age Grade Playing Competition Calendar for the 2016 – 17 Season. 


This document provides a  nationally consistent Menu and Calendar for our Age Grade Rugby players.


Formed by a menu of competitive opportunities available and a playing calendar of competition windows and weeks at each age group.  Produced for the spectrum of Organisers of Age Grade Rugby competitions and representative rugby across England.  Including in Constituent Bodies, County Schools Unions, National Partner Organisations, Club Community Teams, Regional Player Pathway Groups, Academies and RFU Staff



6.       New & improved insurance and legal support:


From 1st August 2016, Affiliate RFU clubs at level 3 and below will have an improved insurance and legal scheme, provided by a new specialist broker, Perkins Slade.
Various enhancements include:
• Enhanced Personal Accident benefits
• Increased Public Liability limit of indemnity to £25million
• A brand new legal expenses insurance policy
• Improved legal helpline, with a documents support service
This insurance extends to clubs, players, coaches, match officials and volunteers.
Further details are attached or by visiting the new insurance website at 
Club Insurance July 2016 
If you would like Perkins Slade to present at club events about the new improved insurance and legal support, please contact Alex Thompson – alexthompson@rfu.com



7.       Forth coming CPD’s


CPD Date Time Venue Comment
Rugby Ready Tuesday 30th  August 1900-2200 Eastleigh RFC  
U9’s Kids First Wednesday 31st August 1900-2200 Eastleigh RFC  
Rugby Ready Saturday 10th September 0900-1200 Millbrook RFC  
Scrum Factory Tuesday 13th September 1830-2130 Trojans FC  
Tag Rugby Saturday 24th September 0900-1200   Not yet uploaded onto website



8. Coaching Opportunities:  


SportSkool are on the lookout for enthusiastic and reliable rugby coaches to help deliver before and after school sports classes. 


Whether you are looking for regular hours each week or more casual work, this is a great opportunity to work with a great kids, a great team and earn a competitive hourly rate of pay! 


Potential candidates will ideally have:

  • UK CC Level 1 or Level 2 in Rugby
  • Experience in working with primary school aged children.
  • DBS Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Full UK drivers licence and own transport

In return we will offer a competitive hourly rate of pay, that increases with class numbers.  We will also offer professional development opportunities to the right candidates.


Job Location:

  • Romsey/Chandlers Ford/Winchester

Please email a CV and cover letter to phil@sportskool.co.uk or call 01962 899015


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