Players, Family, Friends and Clubs

We are here to give support and information to rugby players who have sustained a catastrophic spinal cord or traumatic brain injury which has resulted in permanent disability whilst playing rugby in England at any level and any age. Our support is available to help players through recovery, rehabilitation and for the rest of their lives.

We can also provide family members, clubs and team mates with the information and support they need following such incidents, particularly in relation to how they can help the player with their recovery or adjustment to a new life.

Our information, advice, guidance and resources are also available to rugby players who have experienced a serious injury not classed as a catastrophic spinal cord or traumatic brain injury, or who have made a full recovery after a catastrophic injury.

For more information and advice please see our useful links page or get in touch with us via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 020 8831 7693.

 

Latest News

  • RFU President's 150 Walk

    Rugby Football Union (RFU) President His Honour Jeff Blackett and his wife Sally will walk 150 miles during a 15 day nationwide tour this autumn to raise money for the Injured Players Foundation (IPF) as part of the RFU’s official 150th Anniversary celebrations. 

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  • Jack Smith's GB Wheelchair Rugby Tokyo Gold

    Representing Great Britain at this summer’s rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, RFU Injured Players Foundation client Jack Smith was among the squad of 12 athletes to achieve gold at wheelchair rugby.

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  • Tom sets off to sail the world

    Catastrophically injured playing rugby having just returned as an Army captain from a tour of Afghanistan, Tom Hughes has set off on his accessible catamaran Artemis to sail the world, having planned the trip for six years. 

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