The Students’ RFU (SRFU) is a national constitute body of the RFU representing higher education. We are Independent Limited Company with Charitable Status which is run by volunteers. There are over 100 universities with student rugby clubs that make up the membership of the SRFU and are in turn full voting members of the Rugby Football Union. 

ABOUT

WHAT MAKES UP THE STUDENTS' RFU

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110 RFU voting member clubs &  18 non-voting

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c. 32,500 members

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2,326 matches played per season

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15 volunteers & 1 part-time employee

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Close work with RFU & BUCS

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7,000+ Social Media Followers

OUR IMPACT 2019/20 

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Member affiliation process

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England Students vs. France Universities

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Student Rugby Awards

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Inclusive Rugby

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Issued grants totalling c. £10k to 26 Universities

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Off-field discipline matters

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University Rugby Forum

 

PLANS FOR THE 2022/23 SEASON 

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Commission of the Higher Education Rugby Pathway Review

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Working collaboration with England Rugby Women’s U20 to deliver Talent ID programme for University players 

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Launch of the EDI University Club toolkit pilot and the new steering group.  

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Run two grant theme Learn (Workforce) and Play (intramural & transition between school/college, Uni and clubs)

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Aspiration is to play France in 2023… more details to follow. 

HISTORY

 

A timeline of events that have shaped the Students' RFU.

T R U S T E E   B O A R D

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Bob Reeves

President

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Patrick Craig

Hon. Secretary

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Rosie Williams

Women's Rep

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Phil Mooney

Vice President

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Rob Scully

Hon. Treasurer

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Shaunagh Brown

Women's Rep

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Mark Hyndman

Chair & SRFU Council Rep

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Phil De Glanville

SRFU Council Rep

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Megan Beddoe

Student Rep & Club Development Chair

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Daisy Hopkins

Student Rep