Tuesday 30th March onwards. Training for everyone resumes at your previous times. On Sundays the staggered start with Minis starting first and Juniors starting at 12.00pm followed by the Girls will still apply.
Before any training starts Director of Rugby Pat Billam will deliver a briefing to Coaches/Managers on the progression through the Revised RFU Road Map, see below.
From the 30th March we will be working to Stage D1 on the RFU Roadmap.
On that Road Map we will move to Stage D2 on Monday 26th April. This effectively takes us to where we were on the old RFU Road Map before the third lockdown.
You will see on the Road Map that the welcome progression into Stage E1 and beyond has no fixed date and once anything is confirmed we will let you know but we have Stage F on the Road Map and that is a very encouraging and welcome final destination.
During all of this we will still be fully complying with the Government’s
How this may restrict us is still unknown as we await more detail and though it will make fitting games in with training more complicated, it’s nothing we can’t overcome.
Below is a link to a video clip of Steve Grainger, the RFU Rugby Development Director, on the subject of return to rugby which you might find informative.
In tandem with the return to on pitch activity we will be having O2 Touch Rugby for Club Members from Under 14 upwards as well as another Picnic at the Stump. The outside bar will be open from 3.00 to 8.00pm on Saturdays starting in May if you just want to have a beer and let the kids enjoy themselves. In July we will have a live band, outside and we are looking at a host of other opportunities. If you have any ideas to add to this let us know please.
Any questions/suggestions about the Return to Rugby please contact your Team Manager in the first instance. We will also be at the Club when we resume to listen to you.