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RFU News

Christian Wade in training with England

30 May 2013

PODCAST - 'Overly excited' Wade looking forward to South America tour

In this week's bumper Podcast we hear from England boys Christian Wade and Matt Kvesic as well as Head Coach Stuart Lancaster. There's also comment from Stephen Myler, Ben Youngs, Jason Leonard & Matt Hankin

James Dingemans QC

29 May 2013

James Dingemans QC appointed RFU Independent Head of Rugby Judiciary

James Dingemans QC has been appointed the RFU’s first Independent Head of Rugby Judiciary, a post created to ensure absolute independence between the prosecutorial and judicial functions of discipline at the RFU

New scrum engagement trial

24 May 2013

IRB approves global new scrum laws trial

From the start of next season there will be a global trial of the “crouch, bind, set” scrum engagement sequence, aimed at enhancing player welfare by reducing impact on engagement.

RFU Strategic Plan

24 May 2013

Seizing the Opportunity: RFU launches Strategic Plan

The RFU today officially launched its Strategic Plan, which will guide the game in England up to and beyond Rugby World Cup 2015

Joe Lydon

24 May 2013

Joe Lydon named RFU Head of International Player Development

Joe Lydon has been appointed Head of International Player Development for the Rugby Football Union