Weekly update from


Ivan Torpey RFU & Hampshire RDO (New Forest, Greater Southampton & IOW) ivantorpey@rfu.com Mobile 07764 960384 &


Kieran Spencer RFU & Hampshire RDO (North & South East).  kieranspencer@rfu.com  Mobile 07912541462


1.       TOUCH RUGBY: HRFU Club Summer Touch Rugby Festival -  Saturday 15th July @ Winchester RFC


On Saturday 15th July Hampshire RFU will be holding their 3rd annual Mixed Touch Rugby Festival at Winchester RFC


To date 13 teams have signed up: Wilton Touch; Locks Heath Pumas; Fareham Heathens Mixed Touch Team; US Portsmouth (Shenanigans); Gosport & Fareham; Fawley; Eastleigh Hurricanes; Family Affair (Winchester); Petersfield Lions; SJC Staff (St Johns College); Kingsclere; Alton (x2 Teams)


All Teams are welcome to enter:  Schools, Colleges;  Work Mates, Uni Students, Family & extended friends etc. are all welcome;

·         FREE to enter

·         12pm through until approx. 5pm (depending on entries)

·         Squads of up to 12 – more players interested?  Enter more than 1 team!

·         Bar and BBQ available throughout event

·         Focus on fun and friendliness – no pressure and inclusive for all levels of player!


To Enter or for further enquiries please contact:  sharonevans@rfu.comMobile 07545319691


2.       Hampshire Police Summer Touch Rugby:


In tandem with England Rugby Development team Hampshire Police are looking to run a ‘reach out’ into the community summer touch rugby program linked to the community near Wyvern school. 


With the success of summer touch rugby at our clubs and using the rugby core values Teamwork; Respect; Enjoyment; Discipline & Sportsmanship;


PCSO Oonagh Knight will coordinate a 6 week Summer touch program that

will Start on Tuesday 25th July from 6 – 7 PMat Wyvern school and

run every Tuesday after for a further 5 weeks for children 12-18 year olds of any gender.


All abilities welcome – just turn up on the evening and enjoy playing Touch Rugby


For further details please contact PCSO Oonagh Knights via Oonagh.knights@hampshire.pnn.police.uk


3.       COACHING: Game Changers


The England Rugby Development Team have been compiling lots of short 2-3 minute rugby clips uploaded to the England Rugby channel on YouTube that will support your coaching. 


The following link is an example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOkvqNE3fc0&feature=youtu.beor alternatively type in Game Changers to find the clips.


4.       Part Time Coaching VACANCY: Head Coach @ Southampton University RFC


Please click here for the advert for the above role.


Closing date 16th July – please apply directly to the contacts within the attachment.


5.       VACANCY: Assistant Head Coach @ Gosport & Fareham RFC


Please click here for the advert for the above role.



Closing date 21st July – please apply directly to the contacts within the attachment.

6.       VACANCY: Assistant Coach @ Fareham Heathens RFC


Please click here for the advert for the above role.


Closing date 31st July – please apply directly to the contact within the attachment.

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