Distribution list: Monday 28 October
Council Members, Rugby Development

Constituent Bodies Chairmen, Constituent Bodies Honorary Secretaries, Constituent Bodies Treasurers
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Community Game Update - 28 October
What a week we have ahead as we welcome you to this sixth Rugby World Cup edition of the Community Game Update! Saturday saw clubs across the nation celebrating the historic semi-final victory over the All Blacks. Next weekend will be awesome! Please do send any content that you’d like featured to Vee Montebello, RFU Senior Communications Manager (veemontebello@rfu.com).

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Thank you for your support
The team couldn't do it without your support. Time for one last push as we head into the Rugby World Cup final!
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Make Sure You Shine on Saturday
There’s never been a better time to bring the local community into your club. We have new ‘Rise and Shine’ marketing resources to help you attract fans and celebrate England’s success available here. Download and edit yours and get your members and your local community to wear their England shirts and watch the game at your club.

Make sure that you promote your club’s RWC event on your website and give details for locals and visitors to your area. Make it an invitation along the lines of:

Join us to watch the Rugby World Cup Final. Breakfast from 8am. Game starts at 9am
 
 
Rise and Shine
Beckenham RFC, England full back Elliott Daly’s first club, had plenty to celebrate as Daly helped England secure their amazing semi-final win - in the club’s 25th anniversary season. You can watch them showing their support for the team here.

The Argentinian Ambassador to the UK, the Mayor of Rugby, the local MP and Councillors watched pupils from two Rugby based schools, St Marie’s Catholic Primary School and Dunchurch Schoo, in a Rugby World Cup Festival at St Marie’s on 18 October. Over 160 children from 16 schools played in the tag rugby competition.

 
 
Petersfield RFC hosted Havant 2s in the Hampshire Premiership on Friday evening under floodlights. Despite pouring rain, the resulting 17-17 draw was watched by almost 200 spectators who enjoyed a curry buffet. This allowed more than 100 to be in the club next morning to cheer England on and enjoy breakfast.

We continue to post loads of interesting posts on England Rugby’s social media channels and it’s great that the nation continues to be behind the squad. #CarryThemHome

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Spotlight on our sport
England’s success in this Rugby World Cup and the surrounding publicity may well bring new young players wanting to get involved in rugby to our clubs. If your club needs help and advice on extra training sessions please contact your local Rugby Development Officer.
 
 
What better time to have a say in rugby’s future?
There’s nothing like a Rugby World Cup to energise everyone in the game and no better time to tell us what every individual wants from their rugby. Get your club members to give us their experience of the game via the current National Rugby Survey and they could win either one of five £100 England Rugby Store vouchers, or one of five pairs of tickets to an England Men’s XV match at Twickenham in 2020.
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Upcoming England & Twickenham fixtures
November:
02 – Rugby World Cup final – England v South Africa (9am)

November:
09 - France Women v England Women (Stade Marcel Michelin) (1pm)
16 – Quilter Internationals 2019 - England Women v France Women (Sandy Park, Exeter) (1.10pm)
16 – Killik Cup 2019 - Barbarians v Fiji (Twickenham Stadium) (2.30pm)
23 – Quilter Internationals 2019 - England Women v Italy Women (Goldington Road, Bedford Blues) (3pm)

December:
12 - Varsity Match – Oxford v Cambridge
Women's match (11:30am)
Men's match (3pm)

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