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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 […]

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 09: Winner of the 'The RPA Players' Player of the Year in association with England Rugby' Telusa Veainu during the The RPA Players' Awards  2018 at Battersea Evolution on May 9, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images for RPA)

RPA Players’ Awards 2019 – Early Booking Offer

Book now to join us at The RPA Players’ Awards 2019. We are now taking bookings for the RPA Players’ Award 2019, which will take place on Wednesday 8th May at Battersea Evolution in London. For a limited time we are offering tables of 10 at the reduced rate of £2,250 + VAT, or platinum tables […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]