The Matt Ratana Rugby Foundation

Supporters of Hartpury University RFC might be familiar with the story of Matt Ratana. Matt, a serving police officer, was shot dead in the line of duty on Friday, September 25th, this year.  Matt was also the Head Coach of East Grinstead Rugby Football Club and, since his death, a…

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Calling all junior rugby players!

Could you (or your son/nephew/grandson) be the next Louis Rees-Zammit or Stephen Varney? Both boys have recently made headlines by breaking into the Gloucester Rugby first team before going on to make full international debuts at the age of 19 – just a little more than a year after leaving…

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RFU Statement Concerning Greene King IPA Championship

The following statement was issued at 5pm today. Greene King IPA Championship Position – Statement Further to the recent announcement regarding the cancellation of the 2020/21 competitive rugby season for levels 3 and below of the English leagues, and the commencement of Premiership rugby from the weekend of  the 21st…

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