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.
The England Legends v Wales Legends fixture sets the stage for the Rugby World Cup tie between England and Wales
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.
Digital and direct marketing agency Flourish has created a multifunctional rugby referee app (http://www.rugbyrefereeapp.com/) available from iTunes and Google Play with all proceeds going to the RFU Injured Players Foundation.
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.
A combined veterans’ team from Newcastle and newly promoted Trentham were pipped at the post by a Parliamentary rugby squad, led by Newcastle-under-Lyme MP Paul Farrelly, this week in a hard-fought encounter at Twickenham stadium.