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President's Awards 2013/14 categories

Presidents XV presentation to Ealing trailfinders RFC

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1. Player recruitment

The team of volunteers receiving this award will be able to demonstrate how they have thought creatively to recruit new players from different backgrounds.

2. Player retention

Playing rugby in is what we are about! Tell us how your team of volunteers has kept players enjoying rugby on the pitch by providing a variety of playing opportunities using all formats of the game.

3. People power

The community game at the grassroots exists thanks to people who give freely of their time to run rugby. We are looking for an exceptional group of volunteers who have used innovative ways to recruit, retain and recognise coaches, referees and/or volunteers.

4. Club management

Effective and efficient club management and development are vital to the success of a modern rugby club. The winners of this award will be a volunteer team who can demonstrate the ways in which they have developed and modernised the running of their club, ensuring it is a vibrant place to play and socialise now and in the future.

5. Better facilities

Tell us about a team of volunteers who have developed and delivered better facilities for their club. Thanks to their efforts, the rugby experience has been transformed for everyone who visits the club.

6. Community engagement

We’re looking for a volunteer-led project that puts rugby at the heart of the community. The winning team will have forged links with schools, colleges, universities, businesses, community groups and/or people that traditionally have had little contact with the game.

7. President's category 2014 “Beyond Rugby”

Many people talk about the capacity of rugby to change lives for the better. This award will go to the person or people who have used the game as a vehicle for social change. The winner(s) will have used rugby as the focus of a project to transform lives and/or communities.


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