We're excited to share the news that the reintroduction of limited contact training has been approved by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). This moves the RFU Return to Community Rugby Roadmap from Stage C to Stage D.
Within each training session a maximum of 15 minutes will be allowed for all contact training activities (75 minutes being the total maximum time for each session).
In the remainder of the training session, players are permitted to undertake socially distanced strength and conditioning activities, small group non-contact skill development drills and/or touch/Ready4Rugby games (the only other permitted game training activity).
The BRUFC COVID19 Working Group has updated the club guidance and reviewed the safety measures put in place. The main changes on Stage C relate to on-field training activities, rather than club-wide arrangements, social distancing, etc.
The updated guidance is avilable in the COVID19 section of this website, and also stored with additional resources on the newly permitted adapted contact activities in the Documents and Guidance section.