August, 2017


The RFU has arranged helplines for clubs to obtain free advice on any legal or tax related matter, as well as online support for the creation of standard contracts and legal documents. Legal & Tax Helpline: 0330 303 1877 Online Legal Documents RFU clubs
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Who is the REF

The RFU in conjunction with the RFRU have established a business partnership with Officials for to provide a national licence for Who’s The Ref system for the appointment and deployment of match officials across the grassroots game and improve
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New Under 14 CPD Course

A new under 14 CPD course will be available to book on to from Friday 1st September. Please familiarise yourself with the content via the delivery resources on My Rugby and the video guide on the Google+ forum. The course format is similar to the under 7 R
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RFU Handbook 2017-2018

Further to previous communications, the RFU Handbook for 2017/2018 is now live and downloadable HERE. If you wish to search for information within the Handbook, please use press the ‘Ctrl’ and ‘F’ keys simultaneously. Please note
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England Rugby Deals

England Rugby Deals is a buying consortium run by Independent Buyers Ltd, fully endorsed by the RFU. The purpose of England Rugby Deals is to save clubs money and time, by negotiating competitive rates and discounts on utilities, overheads and consumables.
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RFU Corporation Tax Guide

It is important for rugby clubs to be aware that they have no special corporation tax exemptions compared to a normal business and, if they are ‘trading’ they may have a corporation tax liability to pay. It cannot be assumed that just because a clu
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January 2018
U16 Tigers Festival at Loughborough Stafford Rugby Club fundraising for Walton Hall Academy.
November 2017
Good Club Governance Online Risk Assessment Tool
October 2017
Age Grade Codes of Practice CLUB BENEFITS GUIDE 2017 National Rugby Survey
August 2017
RFU LEGAL and TAX HELPLINE Who is the REF New Under 14 CPD Course RFU Handbook 2017-2018 England Rugby Deals RFU Corporation Tax Guide
June 2017
Global Law Trials Payment of Players Implementation Immediate Care in Sport Level 2 and 3 course U17 and U18 National Clubs Competitions in 2017/18 Representative Coaching Opportunities
May 2017
New - England Rugby Coaching & refereeing award Staffordshire RugbySafe manager required Staffordshire 7s Contacts Staffordshire Premiership Referees in action
April 2017
Become a TEAM PARTNER with Staffordshire Rugby How to enter friendly fixtures on GMS
March 2017
Small Grants Fund Business Rates revaluation 2017 Funding Opportunities 2017
February 2017
Wooden Spoon Charity Golf Day 2017 Staffordshire Colts Cup Staffordshire 7s Tournaments
December 2016
STAFFORDSHIRE TRANSFORMERS Rugby Football Foundation Grants
November 2016
RFU Safeguarding Communication SASSOT - Funding Opportunities RugbyForce returns for 2017 Staffordshire Under 17/18 Trials 2017 Young Rugby Ambassador (YRA) Update East Staffs Girls School Rugby Midlands U18 Development Squad International Ticket Policy
October 2016
VAT Registration RWC - record investment in the game RFU Legal and Tax helpline Lichfield Ladies - Success story Legal Expenses Insurance
September 2016
CLUB BENEFITS GUIDE Staffordshire Womens County Success Story RWC LEGACY Staffs Merit Table News
August 2016
Minor Law Amendments 2016 Francis Chandler - Essington to Saudi International COACHES REQUIRED at LICHFIELD SRU Coaching Conference 2016
July 2016
VAT Helpline Service DPP and EPDG Coaching Positions VAT Status of Clubhouses
May 2016
Staffordshire Cups 2016/17 Staffordshire Rugby Union AGM Award for Eccleshall U9 player
April 2016
SRU CUP FINALS Staffs youngsters get England caps England Rugby Launches 27/Sevens
March 2016
February newsletter
February 2016
January 2016
Staffordshire U17/U18 Training dates SAFEGUARDING COURSE AGE GRADE RUGBY Dylan Hartley, England Captain
December 2015
CASC - HMRC Letter to Clubs England Men & Women Fixtures 2016 Artificial Grass Pitch Strategy
November 2015
2016 U20 WORLD CUP Eddie Jones sets out the style for his team SASSOT Coach of the YEAR STAFORDSHIRE U16s PLAYER RETENTION Stuart Lancaster steps down
October 2015
SRU Past Preidents Lunch
September 2015
SAFEGUARDING RFU Leadership Academy WOMENS ON-LINE RUGBY PORTAL CASC - New Guidance Official England Rugby Video for Womens Rugby
August 2015
July 2015
May 2015
Telford Hornets seek new coaches U17/18 Summer Training Age Grade Review RDP - Vacancies in Staffordshire 16s Delivery Team Staffordshire Youth Finals 2015
April 2015
Festival of Rugby
February 2015
Revised Structured Season
January 2015
November 2014
International Ticket Allocations Adult Competition Review - Update RFU Injured Players Foundation Rules of Play for Under 7 to 11 Rugby Groundsmen Connected
October 2014
Staffs 7s series 2015 Staffordshire Rugby Young Leaders Programme
September 2014
National Colts New from the Midlands
July 2014
Burton RFC - Pride of the Midlands
June 2014
ENGLAND RUGBY 2015 Staffordshire Summer Coaching Conference New Chairman for SRU Coaching Society
May 2014
April 2014
Mini & Youth Rugby Blueprint Roadshow RFU Goggles Update
March 2014
Womens Junior Divisional Programme Concussion Management RFU Lead Up and Legacy funding lights up Handsworth Staffs 1970 County Championship winners reunion
February 2014
RFU Presidents Awards 2014 England 2015 Fanzone Guides Rugby Club Magazine February
November 2013
Staffs Referees protocol Tickets for Rugby Worls Cup 2015