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Monday, June 29, 2020

Plans for grassroots rugby clubs to return to competitive action have been released by the RFU – although all are dependent on reaching the final stage of the return to rugby roadmap.

Letchworth Rugby Club are hoping to use their Brain to get their promotion charge after appointing a new playing captain for the season.

The former skipper of Letchworth Rugby Club has been presented with a memento of his time with the club before jetting on to a new life on the other side of the world.

The RFU are determined not to rush the return of competitive rugby even if other sports or other countries get there first.

Tom Ansell will bring all the know-how from his professional boxing career and give it back to his own Letchworth Rugby Club after being named as strength and conditioning coach for another year at Legends Lane.

North Herts Crusaders are hoping to get more and more people playing rugby league after receiving a grant ahead of next year’s World Cup.

New Letchworth Rugby Club head coach Baz Basra has brought one of the club’s success stories back to Legends Lane as part of his coaching staff.

The country’s two garden cities have come together to provide rugby opportunities for their talented youngsters.

Uncertainty is rife in all sport at the minute but while a start date for any new season is up in the air Letchworth Rugby Club are sure of one thing – their ambition remains unequivocal.

The RFU have come up with a “fair and balanced” way of deciding the final league positions across grassroots rugby – although how it actually works is still shrouded in mystery.

The Rugby Football Union has ended the current season in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

It’s a rare event for a rugby team to score 100 points or more in a game but Datchworth Rugby Club made a mockery of that with a ‘hold my beer’ moment.

Datchworth’s dismal start to 2020 continued as they slumped to a 34-12 loss away to Hackney.


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