WHAT DO PLAYERS GET AS PART OF THEIR RPA MEMBERSHIP?
RPA England 7s Members receive the following benefits:

REPRESENTATION

  • Members are represented by Player Reps on the RPA Players Board.  Any issues concerning players are fed back through their Player Reps and RPA staff.

WELFARE

  • Career ending players insurance
  • Employment/Legal representation
  • Expert independent medical advice

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
Access to your local RPA Player Development Manager including:

  • Training/seminars/workshops/regional networking events
  • Work experience opportunities
  • Exclusive discounted rates with educational providers
  • Access to education grants (means-tested)
  • Career updates and opportunities (via the members area of The RPA website)

MEDICAL

  • Access to confidential counselling
  • Independent medical advice

MEMBER SERVICES

  • Free Premier Banking with HSBC
  • Specialist tax advice through KPMG
  • RPA Member offers – exclusive discounts and deals

MEMBER COMMUNICATIONS

  • Members only area of The RPA website
  • Tri-annual magazine: The Players Room
  • Monthly e-zines and regular text updates

MEMBERSHIP FEE

  • England 7s Membership is £120 for the season (or £85 if salary under £15,000 per annum)
  • Non-contracted England 7s players can apply for Associate Membership only

It shall remain at each member’s discretion whether or not they wish to use the products and/or services of any RPA business partners. The RPA shall have no responsibility for any such products and/or services, and disclaims any liability arising from their use.