RFU Area 4 GMS Update Webinar Programme


Jul 2020

Based on feedback from the game last season and a desire to streamline processes and time spent by clubs and players/parents, we are making two key developments to GMS for the 2020/21 season: •Personal Profile changes to improve the user experience for all GMS users.•Age-grade registration changes to benefit club administrators / registrars. In addition,…

Last Chance to Register for NatWest Rugby Force 2019


Mar 2019

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to re-vamp your clubhouse or club grounds. Apply today at https://www.englandrugby.com/governance/club-support/natwest-rugbyforce/ to be in with a chance to win a host of exciting rewards and benefits, including £3,000 grants (six available), £500 grants (425 available) and online toolkits, to marketing and communications advice as well as access to special offers….



Mar 2019

Your friendly RFU county staff are hosting drop in GMS workshops on: Wednesday 6th March at Loughborough RFC Monday 18th March at South Leicester RFC Both sessions will run from 1pm – 8pm These are FREE drop in sessions to discuss any training/support you may require with GMS. This could include assigning coaches to teams,…

Groundsman Evenings


Feb 2019

There are two opportunities to attend a Groundsman Evening. Tuesday 26th March @ Broadstreet RFC, 6.30pm start Wednesday 27th March @ Nottingham (Lady Bay), 4.30pm start The evening will cover: The RFU’s local pitch contractor partnership Keith Kent’s rugby club maintenance equipment package Keith Kent’s off-season renovations advice and demons Rigby Taylor – ‘breaking the…

Rugby 7s this Summer


Feb 2019

Please see below a link to the Secure Trading Seven Series. There are playing opportunites for both male and female teams at various levels. We also have a local event at Loughborough University. https://www.englandrugby.com/sevens-series/enter/ This could be a great way to keep players involved with your club during the summer.    

Coach Development Opportunity with Leicester Tigers


Nov 2018

Leicester Tigers are hosting a Principles of Talent Development CPD on Wednesday 21st November at Oakham RFC. This CPD is for coaches working with 13 – 16 year olds and is FREE OF CHARGE. To book your place please follow the link https://www.englandrugby.com/my-rugby/courses/search/#/results

Come on girls, it’s time to release your Inner Warrior!


Mar 2018

Bring your friends to our next Warrior Camp and introduce them to the basics of rugby free of charge at  Leicester Forest RFC, Hinckley Rd, LE3 3PJ Friday 27th April Girls (aged 11-17) 6.30-7.45. Ladies (aged 18+) 7.45-9.00PM   CONTACT: [email protected] Inner warrior girls Inner warrior ladies

AGP Masterclass – Principles of Defence with Paul Gustard


Mar 2018

On Tuesday 10th April there will be an AGP Masterclass on the new pitch at Leicester Forest RFC Hinckley Rd, Leicester Forest East, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester LE3 3PJ The class will focus on Principles of Defence with Paul Gustard – England Men’s defence Coach & Christopher Ridley Professional Match Official. To book onto this course click…

RFU Rugby 365 Artificial Grass Pitch (AGP) at Leicester Forest RFC Fri 23rd – Sunday 25th Feb


Feb 2018

Come attend the official launch of the impressive RFU Rugby 365 Artificial Grass Pitch (AGP) at Leicester Forest RFC on Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th February. Part of our Rugby World Cup 2015 legacy of delivering over £50m investment in 100 AGPs across England over four years, the community’s new floodlit facility which will allow…

Leicester City Schools Enjoy a Festival of Rugby


Nov 2017

Last Thursday 16th November 15 teams from Leicester City Schools came to Belgrave RFC for a festival of rugby – there were nearly 300 boys involved from u12-u15s. We had volunteer referees along with Leicester Tigers community staff and RFU Community Rugby Coaches. It was a great day and fantastic to see so many inner…

IMPORTANT – Information evening regarding changes to coaching and refereeing courses


Jun 2017

As you may or may not be aware there has been some significant changes to the coaching and refereeing courses which come into effect on 1st July so I would like to invite your club to an information evening on MONDAY 3RD JULY at Leicester Forest RFC 6.30-8.30pm – refreshments will be provided. Darren Gourley…

Leadership in Union – Constituent Body Leaders Programme


Mar 2017

After a very successful first year of the Leadership in Union programme, the RFU are delighted to invite CB’s to consider their nominations and applications for the 2017/18 Leadership in Union programme. Leadership in Union is a custom made leadership programme designed in consultation with CB’s and delivered by Ashridge Executive Education to support the…

Leicestershire clubs and schools volunteers travel to Twickenham for England training session


Feb 2017

On Friday 17th February, two RFU Community Rugby Coaches from Leicestershire & Rutland, Phil Milton and Tim Westwood, took 8 valued volunteers from Schools and clubs around the County to Twickenham to watch the senior England team open training session. After an early 6am start for representatives of Ashby, Belgrave, Market Bosworth and Lutterworth rugby…

RFU First Aid Educator Recruitment 2017


Feb 2017

    Following on from the success of the Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union (EFARU) course we are looking for appropriately qualified and experienced individuals to extend our Educator workforce. The England Rugby EFARU is a one day course suitable for anyone who has emergency first aid responsibilities within a club, school, college or…

Register to NatWest RugbyForce 2017


Feb 2017

Register your club to NatWest RugbyForce 2017 by midnight on Sunday 5 February and your club could win the opportunity to train with three England rugby players at the Mitsubishi Motors England Rugby Training Centre at Pennyhill Park. To be in with a chance of winning, simply register for NatWest RugbyForce below. Visit the NatWest…