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RFU Safeguarding Policy


Children are the lifeblood of the game and it is crucial that they are cared for in the correct manner. Any player under the age of 18 is classed as a child and should be respected as such.

The RFU Safeguarding Policy Guidance & Procedures sets out the key principles as well as providing best practice guidance. Everyone shares the responsibility for safeguarding and, therefore, this policy and guidance will be both relevant and useful for all those involved in creating safe environments in rugby union whether as a parent, coach, spectator or club official

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A link to the pdf file of the 2018 edition of the Safeguarding Policy is included at the bottom of this section.

RFU Safeguarding Policy 2018 (pdf)

Garness Jones
Beverley Town Council
UK Event Associates