The Students’ Rugby Football Union (SRFU) is a national constitute body of the RFU representing all aspects of rugby union in higher education.  

Membership of the SRFU is currently free and the benefits are: 

  • Eligibility to enter into BUCS or NAMS competitions 

  • Eligibility to access the SRFU rugby grants scheme 

  • Entry to England ticket ballots (for RFU voting members) 

  • Invitations to member events including webinars, the RFU/BUCS/SRFU University Rugby Development Forum, the University Rugby Awards and SRFU AGM 

  • Receive the University Rugby Update, and RFU comms throughout the season  


In return we ask members to: 

  • Register with the SRFU and RFU through the Game Management System (GMS) providing key contacts  

  • Ensure staff and students undertake the relevant Headcase module and be aware of RFU Regulation 9 outlining responsibilities around player safety 

  • Complete the annual questionnaires on: 

  • Rugby activity (number of teams, fixtures, leagues played in) 

  • RFU Paid player declarations  


For more information on membership please contact  

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