Return to Play: Update

We will be publishing resources and key information on the dedicated Return to Play page In my last update I explained that I was working on guidance to enable clubs to train outdoors if they had access to the appropriate space. Despite producing this guidance and an associated risk template it has now become clear that we will not be in a position to sanction organised club training outdoors. Having explored the issu...
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We Will All Come Through This

I’ve never been a great sleeper – I always put it down to my time in the Navy where the watch keeping system means that you are always going to bed and getting up at odd times. The idea of the day for working and the night for sleeping is just not possible when you are at sea and on operations. The same is true of course for many other jobs and professions where people work shifts. But I am finding it especially difficult to sleep at the moment – I wake frequently and rise early. Like so m...
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Working Towards a Safe Return to Play

We will be publishing resources and key information on the dedicated Return to Play page It was great to catch up with those who were part of the virtual DMG this week and hopefully you will be able to feed back to your members the update I gave on Return to Play (RTP). I was also pleased to be able to answer your questions, some of which prompted me to think about other areas we need to consider and be able to suppor...
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Return to Play: Update

We will be publishing resources and key information, on the dedicated Return to Play page It’s a week since I posted the first of my Return to Play (RTP) notes and in that I said that I would update at 1000 each day if there was any change of significance to report. Although this week the situation in respect of returning to play has not changed we have been continuing to progress plans for when it is safe to resume...
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Racism – What Can We Do?

Over the past weeks we have witnessed the anger and frustration of many across the USA due to racial discrimination and its impact. We have now seen this repeated in many of our own cities, which to be honest does not surprise me because we are not immune to racism and other forms of discrimination in our own country. Writing in the ‘Sunday Times’ the columnist David Walsh recounted his interview with the former world champion athlete, Ed Moses. If you get the opportunity to find the article...
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Return to Play

We will be publishing resources and key information on the dedicated Return to Play page As the government continues to plan and prepare for a further relaxation of COVID restrictions we want to do everything possible to support individuals and clubs to return to wheelchair rugby safely and responsibly. Over the past weeks we have been in regular dialogue with a number of groups and organisations in order to gain know...
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