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Jacob Pickering is ten years old and plays for Blackburn Rugby Club. The fact that he has only one hand doesn’t deter him on the pitch and now he’s acquired an amazing 3-D printed bionic arm for when he’s off it.
Jacob Pickering is ten years old and plays for Blackburn Rugby Club. The fact that he has only one hand doesn’t deter him on the pitch and now he’s acquired an amazing 3-D printed bionic arm for when he’s off it.
The Rugby Football Union has paid tribute to former England and Northampton Saints wing Andy Hancock who died this month.
Twickenham Stadium’s new head groundsman, Jim Buttar, is out on the pitch by 6:30am on a Test match day.
 
 
Calum Johnston was captain of Moortown U15s when he died after a sudden illness in 2005.
Bailey Watson plays for Southwell Rugby Club and was selected to fly out for England’s final World Cup pool match in Japan.
The RFU’s highest qualification has seen over 350 coaches successfully complete the Level 4 course in the past decade.
 
 
Durham was the first English Schools Union to introduce the Young Match Officials programme in March 2017.
One of England Rugby’s community rugby coaches offered to take a rugby training session and promote a new group wanting to play.  Nine turned up and now they have 25 players enjoying their rugby at York RI’s New Lane Ground.
 
 

Every sport battles to keep older teenagers involved as lifestyles and commitments change.
Alan Douglas was seriously injured playing rugby for West Bridgford RFC in Nottingham 26 years ago.
Storms Ciara and Dennis had a significant impact on rugby clubs nationwide, with facilities at 40 clubs affected.
 
 
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