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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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Restart Rugby Launches New Charity Film

Restart Rugby, the official charity of the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA), has today launched its new charity film, featuring a range of past and present players including Ed Jackson, Danielle Waterman, Chris Cracknell, George Kruis, Ugo Monye and Ben Kay. The new video, released ahead of the fourth annual Restart Rugby Weekend which takes place across the […]

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Premiership Rugby dedicates Round 20 to Restart Rugby Weekend

Round 20 of the Aviva Premiership (13th – 15th April) will be dedicated to Restart Rugby, the official charity of the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA). Restart Rugby Weekend aims to raise £10,000 for the charity’s work supporting current and former professional rugby players suffering from serious injury, illness or hardship. Players give their all for club […]

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2016-17 Anti-Doping Report Published

The 2016/17 anti-doping annual report for rugby in England has been released on behalf of the RFU anti-doping advisory group today. (Click here to view report) This is the seventh year rugby’s anti-doping programme has published the findings of its activity in England.   The report is separated into professional and community rugby and reflects […]

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Restart Rugby Launches ‘Scrum Bake With Me’ Challenge

MasterChef presenter Gregg Wallace has thrown his support behind a new fundraising initiative which will see professional players from across the country donning their aprons in an effort to raise vital funds and awareness for Restart Rugby, the official charity of the Rugby Players’ Association. Launched in Cheltenham today with members of the Gloucester Rugby […]

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Where Are They Now? Dean Mumm

Fresh from hanging up his boots in 2017, we catch up with former Exeter Chiefs captain Dean Mumm to hear more about his new career in Sydney and find out why he’s trekking across the North Pole in April. Congratulations on the new job. Can you explain how it all came about? I’ve just started […]

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Mark Lambert Elected RPA Chairman

The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) today announced Mark Lambert has been elected the new Chairman of the RPA. Having previously served as Vice-Chairman, the Harlequins prop received the unanimous backing of his fellow professionals on the RPA Players’ Board. A graduate of the Harlequins academy, Mark has made more than 215 appearances for the London […]

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Battling My Transition: Glyn Hughes

When London Welsh went into liquidation in January this year, Glyn Hughes’ world was turned upside down. The talented fly-half found his career in jeopardy and his life in disarray. Six months and 6,000 miles later, Glyn explains how he tackled transition head-on, offering first-hand advice to those who may be struggling. This is something […]

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RPA Vacancy: Fundraising Manager – Restart Rugby (Charity No 1113160)

Background: The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) is the representative body and collective voice of professional rugby players in England which was established in 1998 to look after the interests of all professional players, from Academy players to the superstars of the international game. The RPA offers members Player Welfare and Representation services as well as […]

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All Star Worldwide Currencies Cup in aid of Restart Rugby

Join us and a host of international rugby stars, including England’s Matt Stevens, David Strettle, Iain Balshaw, Danny Grewcock, Mark Cueto and Ugo Monye, for the ‘All Star Worldwide Currencies Cup’ at Allianz Park on Friday 30th June 2017. Organised by Matt Stevens and David Strettle, the game will raise vital funds for Restart Rugby and awareness for […]