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Protect your social media from hackers

Turning on “Two-factor authentication” could save you a lot of heartache after countless sports stars have been targeted. In recent weeks a number of sports stars, including RPA members, have been targeted by hackers who are accessing accounts and causing mayhem. Some hackers resort to blackmail whereas others are simply deleting posts, followers and generally […]

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PFK Francis Clark becomes latest official partner of the RPA

The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) today announced an exciting new partnership with specialist accountants and business advisors, PKF Francis Clark. PKF Francis Clark’s Professional Sports Services team provide specialist personal accounting tax and business advice to the professional sport sector in the UK and internationally. The multi-year partnership will see PKF Francis Clark working closely with […]

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Book Now & Support Restart Rugby

The Killik Cup Barbarians v Argentina – 1st December, Twickenham   Buy a match ticket and 10% of the price will be donated to Restart Rugby, the official charity of The Rugby Players’ Association (RPA). Restart Rugby have teamed up with the Barbarians following their recent sensational 63-45 win against England. Tickets have just gone […]

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Ed Jackson joins Restart Rugby Alpine Challenge​

Ed Jackson will embark on the latest chapter of his incredible story after confirming he will take on the Restart Rugby Alpine Challenge on 9th – 12th September. The former Dragons, Wasps, London Welsh and Bath forward will join a team of trekkers including RPA Group CEO Damian Hopley and Restart Rugby ambassador Charlie Hodgson […]

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Six Tips for Retiring Pros: Ben Mercer

By Ben Mercer (@wherebenmercer2) It’s the end of the season and some players are saying their goodbyes. Some move on to new clubs, at home or abroad, whilst every year a cohort of players say their goodbyes to the sport and hang their boots up for good. Retirement beckons every player at some point, whether […]

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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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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Telusa Veainu crowned RPA Players’ Player of the Year

Leicester Tigers full-back Telusa Veainu has capped off an extraordinary season by being named the RPA Players’ Player of the Year at the 20th RPA Players’ Awards in association with England Rugby.   The prolific ball-runner polled the most number of votes from his fellow professionals to claim the most prestigious award in the English […]

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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 – […]