August, 2019


The Tour De Shire rolls across Staffordshire fundraising for the kidney unit at the North Staffs Hospital. On behalf of all members of Stafford Rugby Club can I thank all clubs for the assistance given to the thirty plus cyclists who took part in the above
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RFU Cup Draws - Midlands

RFU Midlands Cup Draws.Draws for the Intermediate,  Senior and Junior Cups have now been published. The full draws can be found on the MDOC website CUP:Round 1 (September 7th) WOLVERHAMPTON v EVESHAMRound
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Staffordshire leagues

STAFFORDSHIRE LEAGUES - FIXTURESFixtures for the Staffordshire leagues for 2019/2020 season are now on the England Rugby web site.See Links below:Staffordshire league 1:
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Webb Ellis offer to Staffs Clubs

From Webb Ellis an exclusive offer for all clubs within Staffordshire.Offers apply to all clubs within Staffordshire.Valid until 15 July 2019 To place an order please contact: on 01788 56777  
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Stafford RFC - Charity Cycle Ride

Back in March this year I wrote to all Staffordshire clubs to tell them Stafford Rugby Club are completing a charity cycle ride between Friday 19th July - Sunday 21st July 2019 when they will attempt to visit all rugby clubs within Staffordshire, a distance o
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National Sevens Finals

Nottingham RFC are pleased to confirm that we have won the rights to host the National Sevens Senior Finals at The Bay, Nottingham Rugby on Saturday 29th June 2019. This will mean the top 16 men’s and 16 women’s teams from various qualifying events
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REF: Payment of Players.As outlined in previous communication via the Community Game Update   Clubs at Level 3 and below are reminded that to receive RFU funding (including travel and the supplemental pot distribution) they need to submit Payment
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Burton - Quilter Kids First Champion for April 2019

Burton RFC won the award for our great work in retaining players. We now have over 400 kids participating, and over a 100 are girls - a fantastic result considering we started with 15 girls only four years ago. The mini tours have been a really important facto
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Natwest RugbyForce 2019 launches

 A gentle reminder that registrations close 17th March, £500 grants available with promotional support too, chance to be then one of 6 clubs to recieve £3k plus a rugby legend visit. There is NO NWRF workshop this year, simpl
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Midlands Cup Draws (Staffordshire Clubs)

3rd Round draws for the RFU England Clubs Championship  Midlands DivisionTo be played on Saturday November 10th 2018  Intermediate Cup Competition  Barkers Butts v LeekStafford v Kenilworth     RFU Senior Vase Competitio
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3pm KO times throughout the season

Clubs with suitable floodlights need to act on MDAI 9.1 if it is their intention to kick off games at 3:00 pm throughout the season. This is an annual requirement as clubs must confirm that RFU Regulation 13.7.9 is satisfied, with an annual check recorded by
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Staffordshire Coaching Conference at Burntwood RUFC.  Please email Ian Bailey to book a place. Or contact me on 07721 449869. Saturday 16th June 2018. 09.00 amProgramme for the day:9.00am - 9.30am    - Reg
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ECCLESHALL - Midlands Cup Winners

Eccleshall RUFC win Midlands Division Cup of RFU Junior Vase and are now 1 game from Twickenham Eccleshall RUFC's season keeps getting better, the Baden Hall based side currently sit 10 points clear at the top of Mids4WN and last Saturday travelled to Bourne
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RFU Cups Round 4

Draws for the 4th Round of the RFU Cup Competitions 2017-2018. To be played on Saturday 18th November. - Midlands Division.Intermediate Cup:  SOUTHWELL v LEEKJunior Vase:           ASHFIELD v ECCLESHALL,  BLOXW
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RFU Midlands Cup Draws

Please see below for the fixtures for Staffordshire Clubs in the 1st Round (preliminary) of the 3 RFU KO Cup Competitions in the Midlands.Intermediate Cup: (games to be played Saturday 16th September)Matlock v Tamworth,     Newcastle v DronfieldAll o
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Rugby Aware 2017/2018:Clubs are invited to register their interest to host a RugbyAware by completing the form available at:’T FORGET! You can also sign up for a RugbyAware session to be held between August and Oc
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Rugeley7s - Entries open

Entries are now open for Rugeley 7's 2017.Now in its 7th year the tournament aims to be a mid summer event for clubs who play at level 7 and below although it would be ideal for 2nd/vets teams from higher level clubs. The competiton is the first of 5 events
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RugbySafe Conference

RugbySafe Conference: 2 Staffordshire volunteers required for the inaugural RubgySafe conference, Saturday May 13th and Sunday 14th. (Details below).Please contact  Becky Davies at: beckydavieslitmon@btinternet.comfor more information and if interest
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Rugby Energy Club

ENERGY SAVING: BURNTWOOD RFC on WEDNESDAY 7th DECEMBER at 6:30pm. Staffordshire Rugby Union invites all clubs to an interactive Energy Night with the RFU Sustainability Manager Dru Morton. During the evening we will here from Dru and a range of external indust
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RFU Cups - R3 Midlands Draw

Draws for the 3rd round of all 3 RFU Cup Competitions in the Midlands involving Staffordshire Clubs. All games to be played Saturday November 12th. The 4th round will be played on December 3rd with the draw being made within 10 days of the previous round being
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RBS 6 Nations Trophy in Staffordshire

The RBS 6-Nations Trophy will be on display at Essington RUFC on Sunday 2nd October 2pm - 6:30pm.Essington will be hosting a NEW TEAM event on the day consisting 6 newly formed teams within Staffordshire.Programme is:Rugeley Social/3 v Gnosall Social/3 @ 2pmEs
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web ellis sponsor Staffordshire RU

Webb Ellis now sponsor Staffordshire Rugby and are providing Matrix Kinetic Official Match Balls for County games and Cup Finals. Our thanks go to webb ellis for their sponsorship.As a club within Staffordshire they are offering an additional 10% discount off
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WOLVERHAMPTON win the Midlands Intermediate Cup Final

Wolverhampton won the Midlands Intermediate Cup Final 16-5. Local rivals Stourbridge Lions travelled the short journey up the A449 to Wolverhampton for the final of the Midlands RFU Intermediate Cup. Wolves looked to be favourites having comfortably won the tw
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RWC Balls distributed to member clubs

HAVING A BALL…or to be more precise, 20 Gilbert Rugby World Cup rugby balls. Following the best RWC tournament ever, despite England’s premature exit, the RFU has purchased 40K of the Gilbert replica tournament balls and replica competing nations&
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COACH required at RUGELEY

Rugeley Rugby club are looking for an external coach to join their coaching team for their Mens’ teams ahead of the 2016-17 season. This is a voluntary role. The ideal candidate(s) would be level 2 and able to coach one session a week and attend matche
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Wolverhampton host Stourbridge Lions in the Midlands Intermediate Cup Final on Easter Saturday 26th March. Winner to play St Benedicts RFC (Cumbria) for a place in the national final at Twickenham on May 7th
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Staffordshire 7s 2016

Staffordshire 7s 2016 Planning Meeting Tuesday 2nd February 2016 I know its currently damp and miserable but the summer and 7s rugby will quickly be upon us. I was wondering if people were free for a meeting on Tuesday 1st February to review last summer's ser
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RFU Cup Draws, Midlands

Intermediate Cup: Wolverhampton v Coalville (Feb 6th) Senior Vase: Willenhall v Ledbury (Feb 6th), winners play Evesham (Feb 27th) at home.Junior Vase: Uttoxeter v Buxton (Feb 6th) winners at home to Birstall (Feb 27th)Kings Norton v Rugeley (Feb 6th) win
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RFU Cup Draws - Midland Division

Cup Draws - RFU Midlands Division 3rd Round Cup draws (Staffordshire Clubs) as below. All games to be played on Saturday 2nd January.Intermediate Cup: West Bridgford v Wolverhampton. Senior Vase: Ashfield v Newcastle, Evesham v Cannock, Willenhall v
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RFU 2nd Round Cup Draws

The 2nd Round of the RFU Cup Competitions (Midlands Division) draw. To be played on Saturday November 28th 2:15pm Kick-off.Intermediate Cup:Coalville v Stafford  Wolverhampton v Berkswell & Balsallv Senior Vase:Cannock v Pershre, Eccleshall v Ash
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Adult Competition Review Survey Updaye

Adult Competition Review Survey Update: As you are aware, the RFU has commissioned Ipsos MORI to conduct this important survey, with individual players, club officials and clubs as a whole. The survey for individual players and officials was launched in the w
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Goggles: In the 2013-14 and 2014-15 season, the RFU introduced a trial in England that would enable the wearing of certain sport goggles by players playing contact rugby at the Under 13 age grade and below, if certain conditions were satisfied. This tria
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RUGELEY win Presidents Award at Twickenham

Rugeley Rugby Club were presented with a President’s Award at last month’s award ceremony ahead of the Barbarians game at Twickenham. Representatives from the club were invited to a prestigious lunch at England Rugby’s headquarters at Twic
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Staffordshire 7s Series 2015

STAFFS 7s UPDATE ROUND 3 for update please see web page Barton was the venue for the latest round of the Staffordshire 7s, and a great day was had by all. Stafford beat Newcastle in the cup final for a second tournament in succession. The hosts Barton won
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Staffordshire Touch - WORLD CUP. Squads of 12, 6 players on the pitch at any ime. GROUP STAGES 4th and 5th July at Stoke, Cannock, Burton and Walsall. FINAL on 22nd JULY at WBH School, Stafford.For more info and entry form please CLICK ON LINK 
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Midland Leagues confirmed 2015/2016

Midlands League Structures for season 2015/2016 have now been confirmed.See below for leagues where Staffordshire clubs will play next season.National Three Midlands: Birmingham & Solihull, Bromsgrove, Hinckley, Lichfield, Longton, Newport, Nuneaton, Old H
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Wednesbury seek new Coach

Wednesbury RFC is an ambitious rugby club founded in 1921.We are now in search of a new Head Coach to develop both 1st and 2nd team players. Your role will be key in delivering a successful strategy to the club, providing both teams with moral boosting, fitnes
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Staffordshire 7s 2015 meeting

The Staffordshire RFU 7's Series 2015 meeting was held at Cannock RFC on January the 7th. Please see below for the minutes of the meeting.1. Tournament Dates 2015 a. 30th May Rugeley b. 6th June Burntwood c. 20th June Barton Under Needwo
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Referees Protocol 2014/2015

This document lays out the protocol that referees will expect from clubs and their coaches for the season 2014/2015 and beyond. Referee abuse is becoming a major problem in the game particularly at the mini/junior level and from coaches, managers and spect
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Club Websites and Payments

Club Websites & Payments. An opportunity to get involved in the early stages of development and have a say how the sites and payments work for clubs post launch. Max Burton RFU GMS Trainer has now left the RFU and is working for First Sports. For those who
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Coach required at Trentham RFC

Trentham RUFC seek new Coach.Trentham  gained promotion last season to Cheshire/South Lancashire Division 2. We are now looking for a Head Coach to put together a coaching strategy to build on that success, develop senior player skills and improve playe
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GMS Training

Please Note: The training for the new Game Management System (the replacement for Rugby1st) is on Wednesday 20th August at Stafford Rugby Club.There will be a presentation on the new system at 7:30pm. During the afternoon there are 1 hour drop in sessions
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RFU Adult Competition Review

The RFU Council today approved the recommendations of the Adult Competition Review that will see adjustments to the structure of competitive rugby. The changes take account of player welfare concerns and will help to reduce the financial burden on clubs, while
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GMS Workshops

Three GMS workshops have been arranged at clubs around the County over the next few weeks. These workshops are being held at:1. Barton under Needwood RFC-  Wednesday 26th November, 7:00pm start.2. Walsall RFC - Thursday 4th December, 7:00pm start 3.
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August 2019
Meet the REF
July 2019
STAFFORD RUGBY CLUB SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY Staffordshire Volunteer of the Year GMS, Payments and Club Websites RFU Cup Draws - Midlands RUGBY SAFE LEAD ROLE New England Rugby web site GMS Training Staffordshire leagues
June 2019
Webb Ellis offer to Staffs Clubs Stafford RFC - Charity Cycle Ride
May 2019
Essential Information for the game and GMS administrators Staffordshire Coaching Conference 2019 Passing away of a Rugby legend
April 2019
National Sevens Finals PAYMENT of PLAYERS Burton - Quilter Kids First Champion for April 2019
March 2019
RFU President’s Value the Volunteer Outstanding Contribution Award England selection for Staffordshire U18 Burton Junior at England v Scotland Staffs U15 away to Yorkshire
February 2019
Mitsubishi Volunteer Awards Funeral Attangements - Jan Webster
January 2019
November 2018
Natwest RugbyForce 2019 launches U20 Training
October 2018
SRU Safeguarding Officer - Lee Dawson LAW CHANGE RFU Rugby Survey County Championship Fixtures Staffordshire U16 Representative Rugby TelfordWithdraw from Staffs Reserve League Girls Coaching and Management Positions
September 2018
Staffordshire Rugby Round up 14th April Staffordshire SGM Tigers name 2 Staffordshire Players in Squad this weekend Staffordshire players named in Tigers Squad
August 2018
July 2018
Midlands Cup Draws (Staffordshire Clubs) Staffordshire reserve leagues GMS News
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
Valued Volunteers Evening Coach Mentoring
March 2018
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ECCLESHALL - Midlands Cup Winners LOTTERY FUNDING for DEFIBRILLATORS Staffordshire Girls Representative Rugby Video - U20 v Lancs
February 2018
Introduction to GMS Staffordshire Rugby Union - Youth Trust ELFYN PUGH B.E.M. Staffordshire U16 Staffs Under 16 Midlands U18 update
January 2018
SRU U17-18 Open Trials Staffordshire Colts Cup 2018 Referee Award Level 2 U18 Midland Selections Mitsubishi Motors Volunteer of the year Awards
December 2017
DPP U13 nominations
November 2017
County Boys Under 18 Adverts Staffordshire U18 v NLD RFU Cup Semi-Finals (Midlands) Staffordshire Cups 2017 Staffordshire players in the Premiership Colts Transistion League 2017-18
October 2017
CPD Event Staffordshire Under 16 trials RFU Cups Round 4 MIXED ABILITY RUGBY Staffordshire RU Youth Trust Staffs U18 News Past presidents Luncheon
September 2017
End of Season Staffordshire Rugby Round up Mitsubishi awards 2017 Staffs U17_18 Training PRESS REPORTS MIDLANDS Under 18 Selectors
August 2017
Staffordshire Merit 1 GMS UPDATE RFU Presidents Volunteer Awards Reminder - RFU Leadership Academy 2017-18 GMS reminder Brocton Hall - Golf Day
July 2017
RFU Midlands Cup Draws U18 Training and Fixtures
June 2017
SRUSR training day STAFFORDSHIRE RUGBY HISTORY Coach and Referee Courses RUGBY AWARE Injury prevention Exercise Programme Staffordshire M and J AGM Staffordshire Coaching Conference 2017 HEAD COACH at TRENTHAM required Invite to Social 7s at Sixways Stadium Under 18 Training and Fixtures
May 2017
Coaches required at Stafford RFC Changes to GMS STAFFORD SEVENS School Injury Prevention Study Staffordshire lose out at Lutterworth RugbySafe Conference
April 2017
Rugeley7s - Entries open Staffordshire U16s at England Acadamies Festival SRU Volunteers awards evening
March 2017
Merit league Meeting
February 2017
Thank You from Elfyn Pugh Staffordshire u17/18 v Leicestershire
January 2017
Womens County Programme 2017 Volunteer Recognition
December 2016
RFU Lifetime Award for Elfyn Pugh Safeguarding in Rugby Competition and Representative Calendar Staffordshire Colts league 2017/2018
November 2016
Safeguarding Conference N-Pro Headgear Rugby Energy Club Walsall DPP Coaches wanted
October 2016
SRU U18 v NLD U18 - VIDEOS RFU Cups - R3 Midlands Draw Rugby Camp at Burton RUFC SRU U18 v N/MIDS U18
September 2016
Staffordshire Rugby supporters kit AGE GRADE RUGBY UPDATE County Championship fixtures 2016-2017 Level 2 Referee Course CPD EVENT Staffordshire U15 Nominations RBS 6 Nations Trophy in Staffordshire
August 2016
BARTON RFC attempt at World Record
July 2016
County Championships 2016/7 SRU has New President Age Group Rugby Update No.2 July Staffordshire U15/16 Backs Coach required
June 2016
2016 Staffordshire Coaching Conference Staffordshire U18 Training
May 2016
2016 Presidents Lunch - SOLD OUT Staffs v Hampshire LIVE
April 2016
SRU Shop now online Staffordshire on the way to Twickenham CSO Meeting web ellis sponsor Staffordshire RU Club Development - How to Guides
March 2016
WOLVERHAMPTON win the Midlands Intermediate Cup Final Coach Required at Walsall RWC Balls distributed to member clubs Staffordshire U20 v Bucks COACH required at RUGELEY CCC Meeting NATIONAL UNDER 17 COMPETITION GETS UNDERWAY FOR 2016 MIDLANDS INTERMEDIATE CUP FINAL Staffs U20 v Durham
February 2016
Age Grade Rugby Roadshows Staffordshire U17 v Leicestershire Staffordshire U20 v Lancashire
January 2016
Czech RU Unity Project Staffordshire 7s 2016 Midlands Under 18 JOE DONNELLY RFU Cup Draws, Midlands Staffordshire Youth Trust
December 2015
Staffordshire Under 15 Trials December Newsletter CPD EVENT U13 Nominations for Tigers DPP RFU Cup Draws - Midland Division
November 2015
Referee Course LEVEL 2 Staffordshire Newsletter - November Message from the SRUSR Staffs U16 v Norfolk CONGRATULATIONS
October 2015
Staffordshire Under 20 News RFU 2nd Round Cup Draws STAFFORDSHIRE U16 v LEICESTERSHIRE Staffordshire Newsletter October Adult Competition Review Survey Updaye Staffs U16 v Cheshire
September 2015
August 2015
GOGGLES L2 Referee Course SAD NEWS
July 2015
Merit Table News RWC Trophy Tour CANNOCK RFC require coaches Under 17/18 Training dates RUGELEY win Presidents Award at Twickenham Women and Girls Registration Staffordshire 7s Series 2015
June 2015
RFU Online Coaching and Referee Academy
May 2015
This is Staffordshire Rugby STAFFORDSHIRE TOUCH RWC Zinzan Brooke to open the SRU Coaching Conference 2015 Midland Leagues confirmed 2015/2016 STAFFORDSHIRE end on a high at Ilkeston April/May SRU Newsletter STAFFS LOSE TO WARKS at BROADSTREET Staffs lose out to Cumbria
April 2015
Wolver Colts lose in Final of National Colts Cup. Valued Volunteer Evening Willenhall look for 1st Team Coach SRU March Newsletter Staffordshire U17 News
March 2015
Womens Rugby returned to Leek
February 2015
Rugby Academy Launch RWC Workshops. Wednesbury seek new Coach
January 2015
Staffs U20 miss out against defending champions in National U20 Shield Final GOAL POSTS on OFFER DPP invite for U13 nominations Staffordshire 7s 2015 meeting
December 2014
Staffs Under 18 v Lancashire cancelled Coaching Courses in Staffs Midlands U16 selection for Staffordshire player Girls Sections across Staffordshire
November 2014
Referees Protocol 2014/2015 Staffordshire Under 18 Group GMS Workshops
October 2014
Club Websites and Payments Level 1 and 2 Coaching Courses
September 2014
Disciplinary Committee Post
August 2014
Game Management System DBS PROCESS Coach required at Trentham RFC County U20 fixtures GMS Training
June 2014
Staffordshire Cup Competition 2014/2015 RFU Adult Competition Review
May 2014
Training Camps for SRU U17/U18 COACHING COURSES Leek miss out in thrilling Intermediate Cup Final
April 2014
March 2014
WOLVES U17 lift National U17 Cup Rugby1st Replacement Presentation Safeguarding News
February 2014
World Cup Champions