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News: - August

RFU Referees Chief Ed Morrison during the 2013 Aviva Premiership Final

05 September 2013

Ed Morrison to leave RFU

Ed Morrison, the Rugby Football Union’s Head of Elite Referee Development, is leaving his post as the new season opens

Nigel Davies

30 August 2013

Davies backs Burns and Twelvetrees for autumn Tests

Gloucester director of rugby Nigel Davies is adamant that Freddie Burns and Billy Twelvetrees have the skill base and mutual understanding to thrive as part of England’s midfield this autumn

30 August 2013

Old Yardleians awarded Sport England funding

Solihull club Old Yardleians have secured £48,500 of Olympic legacy funding from Sport England's Inspired Facilities fund

Ruairi Cushion

30 August 2013

Plymouth Albion appoint Ruairi Cushion as club captain

New Plymouth Albion head coach James Shanahan has decided to have a club captain and a separate match-day captain this season, handing the former duty to scrum half Ruairi Cushion

Ollie Phillips

30 August 2013

PODCAST: Phillips sets sail and Spencer returns to rugby

On this week’s RFU podcast, we hear from England Sevens skipper Ollie Phillips as he prepares to set sail as one of the newest members of the Great Britain tackling the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race