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We thank our main County Sponsor - Molson Coors - for their continued support of rugby within Warwickshire.

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Warwickshire Rugby Football Union


WELCOME TO THE LATEST WARWICKSHIRE RUGBY NEWS:-

COVENTRY & MID WARKWICKSHIRE DISTRICT.
The Benevolent 2nd team competition details are now under Club Development.

OLD LEAMINGTONIANS RFC.
Are holding the 10th Annual Rugby4Heroes festival, 11-13 May 2018. Further details at http://rugbyforheroes.org/

SAFEGUARDING
Safeguarding In Touch workshop on Saturday 24 March 2018 from 9.30am - 12.30pm at
Old Coventrians RFC. Further details under Safeguarding and Welfare.

JUNIOR CUP
We are pleased to officially announce that the Finals will take place at Earlsdon Rugby Club,15th April.
U14s to kick off at 11:00, U15s at 12:30, U16s at 14:00.
There will be no entry charge - though charity buckets may be available for any donations. There will be player food. We have requested Refs for all 6 matches.
There will be cups and medals.

Paul Hayward - 07968 095 055,
Simon Begg - 07903 914 024

BOB COWARD WARWICKSHIRE COLTS CUP.
Draw has been completed - see under Warwickshire Colts.

WARWICKSHIRE COLTS U18 CUP 2017-18
Details of 2017-18 Cup entry - see under Warwickshire Colts

LINEMARKING
Clubs are reminded that if should they find themselves without a line marker for any reason, the county can help out with a two day loan of equipment and paint. Contact; Rick Skene 07720 441355 or skenefhpm@aol.com

RFU CLUB BENFITS GUIDE.
Details on the RFU site at
http://www.englandrugby.com/governance/club-support/promoting-your-club/club-support-resources/

WRFU - COUNTY RUGBY SAFE OFFICER
There is a need to appoint a person to the above volunteer role within the county. The successful candidate would oversee the duties of pitch side safety for all county representative sides. The rugby safe officer would ensure that those people providing pitch side duties and immediate care were properly trained and held the correct qualifications.
The rugby safe officer would keep a register of those people providing immediate care and also handle a budget for training to ensure correctly qualified people were available to provide this care.
The position does not require previous or current experience in immediate care but an enthusiasm to provide proper care for the participants in county rugby. Contact Charlie McGinty for further information/interest - 07801 869730

DISCIPLINARY
Will all clubs please remind their players about the need for keeping discipline on the field of play. So far this season we have reach 15 incidents, including several quite serious ones involving the Police. The RFU are aware of these figures and are concerned, as WRFU are,about rugby in Warwickshire.
If you feel you need support from the Warwickshire Discipline panel coming along to your club to talk to your players then please let me know. Also a reminder that if you have a red card issued please text or email me within the 48 hour time period and let me know.
Kim Challis, Disciplinary Secretary.

ENGLAND RUGBY DEALS
Many of you will be aware through sendouts and perhaps involvement yourselves with England Rugby Deals that is a buying house arranged by the RFU to support clubs in securing discounts on items such as insurance,stationery, toilet rolls, furniture etc. All clubs can sign up to receive updates and access to the on-line portal to view the offers available http://www.buyersgateway.co.uk/englandrugby.html Given the start of the season it may be worth arranging a send out to clubs reminding them of the
offers that can be accessed.

 
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