*** UPDATE ***
Following the Government’s announcement on 22 February 2021 about the easing of lockdown restrictions in England, the RFU have issued the follwing statement welcoming the return of grassroot team sports including community rugby from 29 March 2021.
“The Rugby Football Union (RFU) welcomes the announcement by the Prime Minister that grassroots team sports including community rugby can return from 29 March and the start of fans returning to stadiums from May.
“This is good news for the game and for players, coaches and volunteers across the country, who will once again be able to enjoy the physical and mental health benefits of being involved in team sport.
“We will work with DCMS on the Covid protocols for the community game, including the format of rugby that will be permitted in return to play. We also look forward to working with Government and other sports on the safe return of fans to stadiums.”
We await more detailed guidance as to when the Clubhouse will reopen, when training can recommence at LMA and if any games will be possible this season.