The RFU yesterday announced that the phased return of community rugby can move from Stage C to Stage D from Tuesday 1st September. Stage D means that we are able to start limited and restricted contact rugby training and organise inter-club non-contact fixtures. The reinstatement of some contact activity is important to ensure players can continue to practice core skills and can start to prepare as the game starts to return to normality with regular training and matches.

The club and all our coaches are working hard to ensure that these changes can be incorporated into training plans whilst ensuring that we continue to follow government Covid-19 guidance.

STAGE D ACTIVITY

 

Following the changes announced by the Government on Wednesday 9 September in relation to the ban on groups of more than six people meeting socially indoors and outdoors. Although social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England from Monday 14 September, the Government has confirmed that organised sports and activities that have been through return to play protocols can continue. With the exception of clubs impacted by local lockdown restrictions, we remain at Stage D on the Return to Community Rugby Roadmap. The rugby community can continue to organise non-contact fixtures with other clubs using Ready4Rugby and other touch rugby activity.

Please see our Clubhouse page for more information about Track and Trace and face-coverings.

 

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