National League 2

RFU cancels County Championship until 2022

Next year's County Championship has been cancelled by the RFU and will now not return until 2022, according to BBC Sport.
8 July 2020

RFU CEO Bill Sweeney: For me, the community game, it is more than a game isn’t it

In the latest edition of NCA Chats, Bill Sweeney, CEO of the Rugby Football Union, spoke to Joe Harvey and Chris Heal about the community game.
3 July 2020

Return to competitive playing for 2020/21 - Update from the RFU

At the end of last week, the RFU, published adapted community competition plans for adult and age grade rugby in the 2020/21 season.
29 June 2020

Tom Varndell: National League values are what rugby is all about

The Premiership's all-time record try-scorer Tom Vardnell will be joining up with National Two South outfit Bury St Edmunds next season.
21 May 2020

The Springbok at Lockwood Park

When Huddersfield RUFC unveiled Andre Snyman as their backs and skills coach, the former South Africa international coined himself as an ‘adopted Yorkshireman’.
18 May 2020

Barnes ‘Big Lift’ smashes fundraising target

Barnes RFC’s ‘Big Lift’ campaign was a roaring success as the club emphatically surpassed their fundraising target.
6 May 2020

Hinckley confirmed in National Two South

The destination of each National League club has been confirmed for the 2020/21 season and for a fourth year in a row, a Midlands team will enter National Two South.
6 May 2020

Barnes RFC's 'Big Lift' takes centre stage

Barnes RFC will be hosting a charity lift on Saturday in memory of club stalwart Garry Garrett, who lost his life to coronavirus.
30 April 2020

Social distancing innovations that rugby clubs will need to consider

With COVID-19 having a profound effect on the entertainment and sports industries, CEO of Harkness Screens, Mark Ashcroft, spoke to sports and entertainment journalist Joe Harvey about how cinema’s, sporting events and concerts could get back to normal when social distancing efforts around the world begin to decrease.
25 April 2020

“I put my hand up straight away to volunteer” – Henley prop Primett on helping to fight Covid-19

Henley Hawks forward George Primett talks to TRU about tackling the coronavirus pandemic on the NHS front line.
23 April 2020

The National Leagues: The Next Steps?

The 2019/20 National League season came to an early conclusion this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has currently left sport at a standstill in the UK.
7 April 2020

RFU reveal promotion and relegation from National Leagues

The RFU have confirmed the final league tables for the 2019/20 National League season following the early conclusion to the campaign.
3 April 2020

Coronavirus crisis raises so many questions about the future of community game

The Covid-19 pandemic has, and will continue to, hit local clubs hard and the RFU have begun shaping the future at the lower levels of the game.
3 April 2020

RFU confirms final league positions for professional and community game

Following the early end of the rugby season in England, the RFU have confirmed the final league positions for the Championship, Tyrrells Premier 15s and community game.
2 April 2020

Cash Flow Checklist - Why rugby needs advice

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there have been a number of measures put in place to protect our vital cash flow which will have impacted a lot of people, including the rugby community.
27 March 2020

RFU ends National League season

Today, in a letter to the rugby clubs in England, Bill Sweeney, RFU CEO, has confirmed the end of the 2019/20 season for all league, cup and county rugby in England with the exception of the Premiership.
20 March 2020

Relegation for the I’s, Otley boost survival hopes and Taunton go top

Ten National League fixtures did take place on the weekend and they did have an impact on all three divisions as we, hopefully, approach the final five matches of the season.
16 March 2020

The show goes on in the National Leagues

Whilst sporting events across the world are being suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, the National Leagues continue this weekend and it is set to be a significant Saturday.
13 March 2020

Park keep race alive, Caldy clinch title in style and Westcliff take steps towards survival

Round 25 in the National Leagues saw title battles continue and champions crowned as the final furlongs of a gripping season come into view.
9 March 2020

Win or bust for Park, Caldy set for coronation and Clifton out to dent another title bid

Another National League season is entering its final knockings and once again, it has been a term to savour. TRU previews Round 25 across both National One and National Two.
6 March 2020