This page aims to bring together useful information for parents and guardians of age grade (U7-U18) players.
Some of the information will be particularly useful to parents who are new to the game of rugby and the rugby community, while other content will be relevant (and hopefully, useful) for everybody.
Safeguarding (and especially, safeguarding children) is critical and taken extremely seriously by the rugby community.
There is extensive material on the England Rugby website, and there is information about how safeguarding is managed in the NLD on this site. Additionally, below are links to information specifically intended for parents.
Game Management System (GMS)
The RFU’s Game Management System is central to the administration of the game in England, but using it can be daunting and does occasionally cause some frustration.
The following links give an overview of GMS, and provide guidance, hints & tips to using it