Weekly update from

Ivan Torpey RFU & Hampshire RDO (New Forest, Greater Southampton & IOW) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mobile 07764 960384 &



Kieran Spencer RFU & Hampshire RDO (North & South East).  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Mobile 07912541462


1.       Diary Date: Hampshire Club Summer Touch Rugby  Saturday 15th July;  Winchester RFC (TBC) Start 1200:

As most of you are now up and running with your Summer Touch Rugby sessions (and reporting fantastic numbers!) I wanted to make you aware of the following additional opportunity for your players to test their skills outside of their own club environment.


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

·         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!


Further details and entry form will be available shortly but please do advertise the date with your players and begin gauging interest!


2.       Game Changer:  

There are lots of short 2-3 minute rugby clips uploaded by England Rugby on You Tube that will support your coaching.  The following link is an example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOkvqNE3fc0&feature=youtu.be alternatively type in Game Changer and have a surf


3.       County U15 Manager for the 2017-18 Season required

The County U15s manager responsibilities will be:-

-  Manage and oversee the Head Coach, coaches and players of the U15 County Age group.

- Arranging trials and training

- Liaising with other Counties to play matches

- sorting and cleaning kit

- attending Club Hampshire meetings and training

- producing an 15 Age Group report for Club Hampshire meetings

The position is Voluntary but mileage expenses to matches can be claimed.

Please apply by sending your Rugby CV to Tim Allen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


4.       Coaching Opportunity:


Trojans Girls U15 Lead Coach  Trojans are looking to appoint an inspiring Lead Coach to head up the U15’s Girl’s squad for the 2017/2018 season For more information click here or contact Mark Newman by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or Mobile 07768119978



5.       Some Courses being Held on the Isle of Wight: 


Find below some course being held at some of our clubs on the Isle of Wight.  Please go to the following links for more information:


L2 Isle of Wight 25 Jun 20217



Rugby Ready Isle of Wight 14 Jun 2017



CPD Scrum Factory Isle of Wight 14 Jun 2017



Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union Ventnor RFC 1 Jul 2017


Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union Sandown RFC 16 Jul 2017


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