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In June more than 17,400 fans were at Twickenham Stadium to watch England Women beat their Barbarian opponents 40-14.
Why not buy your dad a behind-the-scenes trip to Twickenham Stadium with a special discount for rugby fan fathers.
In May a group of walkers set off from Twickenham Stadium on a 160 mile walk to Stourbridge Rugby Club.
England Rugby has teamed up with official kit provider Canterbury to make one rugby fan’s dreams of being at the Rugby World Cup in Japan a reality, with the chance to win a golden ticket for two to the biggest event in 2019 - including return flights, hotel accommodation for 11 days and tickets to four matches.
 
 
When a local Rugby Development Officer asked his team what projects might take rugby to new audiences, the answer was the newly-formed South London Stags.
On the weekend of May the fourth - known as Star Wars day -  Mersea Island Rugby Club’s Under 10s enjoyed their first-ever minis tour to a distant galaxy known as Great Yarmouth. The force was strong behind them, many local sponsors helping to make the trip a huge success.
Four RFU referees were recently selected for the National Panel for the 2019/20 season.
 
 
We are all interested in knowing which rugby players or teams in our league are top dogs and now, with the RFU’s launch of Stats Centre, we can find out.
The 2019/2020 season will see Game On principles introduced to all adult male and female rugby outside RFU Leagues and Cups.
 
 
Saracens fans could hardly be persuaded to leave Newcastle's St James' Park last month when Sarries came from behind to win their third European title in four years with a 20-10 victory over Leinster in the Champions Cup final.
Local stone from Aireborough in the South Pennines was used in the foundations of the Houses of Parliament and now Aireborough RUFC wants to build a foundation for improved levels of fitness in their local community.
Yorkshire and Cornwall were crowned winners of the women's and men's county championship finals respectively at Twickenham on Sunday as the Division One finals were hosted either side of the Barbarians double header.
 
 
At 17-years-old, Aiden Foran was given a diagnosis that turned his life upside down. The teenager from Hemel Hempstead was told last year that he had Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, leading to an operation and a spell in hospital that ultimately required him to learn how to walk again.
Few pupils in Luton’s Challney Boys School had any experience of rugby union until a year ago when they joined the RFU’s CBRE All Schools programme. But give a bunch of boys a rugby ball and reward them when they get stuck into the sport’s values and they start to pick it all up and run with it.
 
 
If you'd like to send in any suggestions please email Patricia Mowbray at PatriciaMowbray@RFU.com.
 
 
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