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Rising Star: Jess Breach

Having burst onto the international scene with six tries in a stellar test debut for England in November, Jess Breach is embarking on an exciting career switch. The electrifying wing who plys her trade for Harlequins Ladies in the Tyrells Premier 15s has linked up with the England 7s programme to chase World Cup success […]

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England Men’s Sevens Player of the Year 2018 Nominees

Congratulations to our three nominees for the England Men’s Sevens Player of the Year Award!   Ollie Lindsay-Hague: “I am very humbled and honoured to be recognised by peers. It’s a fantastic feeling to have their support and I have loved being part of such a strong and dedicated group of players this season.”   […]

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England Women’s Sevens Player of the Year 2018 Nominees

Congratulations to our three nominees for the England Women’s Sevens Player of the Year Award!   Holly Aitchison: “I’m extremely surprised to be nominated. To receive recognition from my teammates is the biggest honour there is and I’m so proud to be part of such a talented and supportive team.”   Megan Jones: “It’s an […]

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Heather Fisher wins RPA Personal Development Award

England Sevens star Heather Fisher has today been named the latest winner of the RPA’s quarterly Personal Development Award, which is designed to reward and celebrate the off-field development achievements of RPA members taking part in the RPA Personal Development Programme. Heather has shown the same commitment, determination and tenacity off the field that she’s […]

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Giving Back: Rob Vickerman

Former Newcastle Falcon and England 7s captain and current Alumni Representative Rob Vickerman shared his experiences at the inaugural RPA Transition Talk, given to England 7s earlier this year. We sat down with Rob to hear why he believes the initiative is so important.   Why did you want to get involved with the Transition […]

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Braving the Shave: Alex Davis

After losing his dad to leukaemia two years ago, England 7s flyer Alex Davis wanted to do something to honour his memory in the best possible fashion. Teaming up with his fellow 7s squad members, Alex led the way as they braved the shave and raised more than £13,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. In his […]

KITAKYUSHU, JAPAN - APRIL 22:  Heather Fisher of England during the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series 2016/17 Kitakyushu pool match between USA and England at Kitakyushu Stadium on April 22, 2017 in Kitakyushu, Japan.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Making Airwaves: Heather Fisher

Renowned for terrorising defences around the world, England 7s star Heather Fisher has taken on a new challenge. The experienced flanker has started working part-time as a co-presenter for Marlow FM. We sit down with Heather to find out more. Can you talk us through your experience so far at Marlow FM? It’s been a […]

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Alex Gray: Rising Up

Fresh from making his Atlanta Falcons debut in a pre-season match against Miami last August, former England 7s star Alex Gray gives an exclusive insight into his new career in the NFL. An Epic Experience It’s been an incredible journey so far. I can’t deny it’s been a difficult challenge, but it’s been a hugely […]

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RPA Cooking Masterclass a Success

Over 18 players were in attendance last night as the RPA hosted a nutritional skills workshop at the Main Ingredient cooking school in Berkhamsted. A range of players from England Women, England Men’s 7s, London Irish and Saracens took to the kitchen to brush up on their cooking skills and learn a variety of easy […]

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Vickerman and Bentley named RPA Alumni Player Representatives

The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) have today announced former players Rob Vickerman and Chris Bentley as RPA Alumni Player Representatives. It’s the first time in the Association’s history that Alumni members have been represented and will ensure that players both past and present have a voice when shaping the future of the professional game. Former […]