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The RPA partners with All Sport Insurance

The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) has today confirmed a new partnership with specialist sports insurance provider, All Sport Insurance. The multi-year partnership will see All Sport Insurance working closely with RPA members to help them obtain suitable insurance protection, that complements their lifestyle and routine, at an affordable price. All Sport Insurance offer a ‘one-stop-shop’ for insurance whether it be […]

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 17:  The England team sing the national anthem prior to the NatWest Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on March 17, 2018 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Rugby Players’ Association signs deal with England Rugby Hospitality​

The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) has today been announced as the Official Supplier of Match Day Talent for England Rugby Hospitality™, the Rugby Football Union’s (RFU) new hospitality offering. With the current redevelopment of the East Stand, Twickenham is further cementing its reputation as a world class sports hospitality venue. This new agreement will ensure […]

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The RPA Transition Weekend 2018

Every year the RPA, with Fieri Leadership, run a Transition Weekend for players thinking about, approaching or who have already retired from rugby. The weekend provides players with an opportunity to connect with fellow professionals and mentors, plan for their transition into a new career, learn from world class mentors and come away with a plan for their next steps. […]

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Ride for Restart Rugby at Vélo South

100 miles | Closed roads | 15,000 riders Where: Goodwood, West Sussex When: 23rd September 2018 Registration fee: £40 Fundraising target: £400 Gear up to clock a cycling century on a brand new closed road, 100 mile sportive at the second event of the Vélo series to raise vital funds for Restart Rugby. With general entry now sold out, don’t […]

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Man in the Middle: Karl Dickson

Fresh from hanging up his playing boots, former Harlequins scrum-half Karl Dickson is now making the big calls in the middle. The 35-year-old, who retired from playing at the end of the 2016/17 season after 167 appearances for Quins, has made the successful transition from professional rugby player to full-time referee. We catch up with Karl […]

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RPA appoint Josh Frape as dedicated Transition Manager

The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) is pleased to announce that Josh Frape has been appointed to the newly created role of Transition Manager. Reporting into the Head of the Personal Development Programme Ben McGregor, Josh will play an integral role supporting retired and transitioning players with their welfare, education, personal development and career transition. The […]

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RPA Players’ Awards 2018: Congratulations To Our Nominees

  Congratulations to all our nominees for The RPA Players’ Awards 2018 in association with England Rugby. The winners will be announced during our awards ceremony on Wednesday 9th May at Battersea Evolution in London.   The RPA Players’ Player of the Year in association with England Rugby Don Armand – Exeter Chiefs Vereniki Goneva – […]