Ready4Rugby, Phase C and Preparing to Restart Guidance
Phase C of Rugby Roadmap
In conjunction with the Government, England Rugby have confirmed that we are now on Phase C of the return to play road map. What does that mean?
- Non-contact training of groups of 20 maximum. Remember that includes your coaching team
- Ready4Rugby can be introduced (details below)
- Intra club (within your own club) matches can be played.
- Touch Rugby training with a max of 20 players at your own club
Any training and intra-club matches must adhere to relevant age grade regulations also.
Please do not forget your spectators/parents in your social distancing measures when kids are moving on and off the pitch or stopping for a drink.
What is Ready4Rugby?
This is an adapted version of touch rugby which has been created to ensure players can still train and engage at their club. Teams can be made up of male and female and mixed ages as there is no contact. As we are now in Phase C, matches can be held with your own club. If everything goes well, then at some point in September we hope to move to inter-club matches, so now is the time to get practicing how to play.
More details on the rules and a video overview can be found on the RFU website HERE
Restarting rugby at your club
Further guidance and information about restarting rugby at your club can be found in the PDF below. It contains helpful checklists and advice and suggestions for training sessions.