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News: - August

2012-13 RFU Championship launch

21 August 2012

RFU Championship funding keeps pace with competition growth

The revised RFU Championship funding structure was unveiled at the season launch today, Tuesday August 21.

21 August 2012

England international guest stars at Yatton RFC

England international Marlie Packer will be the star guest at a Somerset RFU Development Day for Under 18 and Under 15 girls on August 23 at Yatton RFC

Dan Norton

21 August 2012

England start series warm-up in pub sevens tournament

England make their first appearance of the new season by going back to their roots at a club sevens tournament in Hertfordshire, so for the players the road to the Rio Olympics will start in the unlikely surroundings of Harpenden's National Pub Sevens

England Under 18 line up

20 August 2012

England Under 18s edged out in South Africa

England Under 18 came close to beating South Africa Schools in Cape Town, going down 36-29 at the University of Western Cape

Harlequins No.8 Nick Easter on the run against Leicester Tigers during 2012 Aviva Premiership Final

20 August 2012

VIDEO – Expanded TMO role and concussion protocols in Premiership

Aviva Premiership Rugby has been chosen by the International Rugby Board (IRB) to trial two new, and significant, changes to rugby union this season, one involving the Television Match Official and the other a system of Pitch Side Concussion Assessment for players