The Rugby Football Union (RFU) will introduce a law change to the tackle height in age grade rugby in England for the 2021/22 season.
The extension will see Gilbert provide their product exclusively to all levels of the game including all competitions run by the Rugby Football Union (RFU), including dedicated provision for the England Women’s team and Allianz Premier 15s.
The Rugby Football Union has today announced Allianz Insurance as the new Insurance Partner of England Rugby and the title partner for the Premier 15s, with the official name of the competition being ‘Allianz Premier 15s’.
As a result of the challenges posed by COVID-19, a one-year arrangement has been reached with the players accepting a 25% reduction in remuneration compared to the previous year.
Bristol Bears' Siale Piutau appeared before an online independent disciplinary panel on Thursday 10 September. He appealed his three match suspension, which was given for punching or striking Worcester Warriors' Andrew Kitchener contrary to World Rugby Law 9.12.
Kitchener was shown a red card by referee Wayne Barnes in the 79th minute of the match between Worcester Warriors and Bristol Bears on Friday 4 September 2020. Piutau was cited by independent citing commissioner Tony Diprose following the same match. In both cases this was for punching or striking, contrary to World Rugby Law 9.12.
Nanai of Worcester Warriors appeared before a virtual independent disciplinary panel last night. He was shown a red card by referee Christophe Ridley in the 19th minute of the match between Worcester Warriors and Gloucester on Saturday 15 August 2020. This was for a dangerous charge on Gloucester's Jonny May, contrary to World Rugby Law 9.16.
The COVID-19 pandemic required changes to this season and next agreed by the PGB to cover Premiership and England matches. The player welfare initiatives will be under constant review and monitored weekly.
The agreement will see CBRE continue to provide property consultancy and advisory services, as well as significant upgrade and improvement works to Twickenham Stadium. These works include the replacement of the East Stand roof and the development of the RFU’s long-term sustainability and energy management strategy plus its facilities management services.
Mr Perry provided an out of competition urine sample at his home on 28 October 2019. The sample was found to contain an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) for oxandrolone and its metabolites. Oxandrolone is a non-specified substance on the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List 2019.
After the announcement that trials for spectators to return to sporting events from 1 October would now be cancelled because of a rise in coronavirus cases, it could be a number of months before fans return to stadiums. The COVID-19 alert level has moved to 4, meaning transmission is "high or rising exponentially."
Charles Tyrwhitt will collaborate with England Rugby to tailor an exclusive collection of bespoke formalwear to dress the men’s and women’s senior squads.
The Autumn Nations Cup will be the first competitive Autumn international tournament and the first full tournament after a six month break for international rugby.
Farrell was shown a red card by referee Christophe Ridley in the 61st minute of the match between Saracens and Wasps on Saturday 5 September 2020. This was for a dangerous tackle on Wasps’ Charlie Atkinson, contrary to World Rugby Law 9.13.
Mr Stafford was charged with an ADRV of Evading Sample collection in breach of World Rugby Regulation 21.2.3 (Evading, Refusing or Failing to Submit to Sample Collection). He has been banned from all sports for three and a half years, from 16 July 2019 to 15 January 2023.
Commencing from 1 September 2020, the extension will run until the end of the 2023/24 season having originally teamed up with England Rugby in 2016.
The debut collection will be available to buy at www.neweracap.eu and www.englandrugbystore.com from 7 August 2020. The collection, which features the iconic red rose emblem, will give rugby fans a number of popular headwear styles to choose from including the 9FORTY adjustable, 9FIFTY stretch snap and a seasonal offering of knitwear.
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