As current restrictions around the game begin to lift, we will be supporting The Bill McLaren Foundation in developing, sustaining, and increasing the participation of grassroots rugby, which is crucial for the future of the game.
We’ve teamed up with Unmind for 7 techniques to keeping a good mental well-being. Proactively manage your mental health while facing a new norm off the pitch.
If you’re worried about how you’re going to maintain your usual fitness routine, we’re here to help your change up your training regime with workouts that avoid having to go the gym, and might just sort out the garden you’ve been neglecting for months! Tidy house. Tidy mind! Cleaning your house is exercise. While you may not be in a gym pumping iron or running on a treadmill, but it is still exercise and requires you do to work and burn more energy than being sedentary… Any type of movement leads to additional calories burned, so absolutely,... Read More
Core strength training is a crucial part of any rugby training programme. Much of a rugby match involves using brute force against the opposing team, and core strength is vital to giving you the advantage – but how can you maintain this if you can’t make it to the gym?
With our stadiums, clubhouses and pitches stood empty, it’s clear we’re all a little lost. But it’s important we do the right thing and follow the guidance. The rugby community can lead the way in coming together from home, and we’re with you. So, no matter what your jersey colour, nationality or position – pull your jersey over your head and wear it with pride. Stand (albeit virtually or 2 metres apart) shoulder to shoulder with us, your loved ones, your neighbours…tell ‘em the stories from the pitch or how England made... Read More
If your child has just taken up rugby and you’re not quite sure what they’ll need don’t worry, we’re here to help! Check out our top 10 kit recommendations. A kit bag – Your child will need a bag with lots of compartments so everything can be accessed easily. A padded adjustable strap will make it easier for them (or you!) to carry. A water-resistant compartment is great to separate muddy boots and kit away from clean kit, to save you on unnecessary washing and cleaning. Check out our Vaposhield... Read More