Lee Jones and his fiancé Laura left their 22-month-old twins Harley and Noah in capable hands and were honoured guests in the RFU Injured Players box at Twickenham to watch England secure the Calcutta Cup.

An online rugby auction launches today in support of the RFU Injured Players Foundation, featuring rugby memorabilia including signed England shirts, a signed South Africa shirt from their victorious 2007 Rugby World Cup campaign, and post protectors from the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final.

After fearing he would never walk again when he suffered a serious neck injury playing rugby, 14 year old James Gray will now take on an epic Coast2Coast Cycling Challenge, riding from Whitehaven to Sunderland from July 11-13 in support of the RFU Injured Players Foundation.

The England Legends v Wales Legends fixture sets the stage for the Rugby World Cup tie between England and Wales.

The match will take place on Thursday 24 September at the Twickenham Stoop, compounding the excitement and build-up to the Rugby World Cup fixture between England and Wales on Saturday 26 September at Twickenham Stadium. 

2015 is a HUGE year for rugby in England, and the IPF are lucky enough to be a beneficiary of the VU ltd World Cup Preview Dinner, kicking off the World Cup in spectacular fashion with a in the heart of London.

Prince Harry paid a visit to Twickenham Stadium to meet runners training for the London Marathon. The session was hosted by the RFU Injured Players Foundation (IPF) on behalf of charities involved in the Charities Forum, the collection of charities of which The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are patrons.

RFU Injured Players Foundation client John Burgess, associate assistant headteacher at Northfield School in Billingham, is one of 10 teachers nationally to receive a regional Teacher of the Year Award - and could go on to win the main prize in October.

Real Stories

  • KJ's Story

    "There wasn’t a single day that the IPF and the club weren’t there for me. It has made me appreciate rugby even more.”

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  • Jamie's Story

    “Life is not the same as it was but a million times better than it could have been."

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  • Jack's Story

    "The most important thing has been the personal approach, the IPF became our extended family.”

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