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The RFU have developed a range of eLearning and webinar courses, and a number of on demand webinars on coaching and refereeing topics.


Support with information on return to play at Stage E is here:


Stage E – U7-U13
Stage E – U14-U18
Stage E – Adult



The area training managers are your point of contact for organising training courses.

  • Alan Moses – North – Email
  • Darren Gourley – Midlands – Email
  • Matt Watts – South East – Email
  • Tim Pickard – South West – Email

All of these eLearning and Webinars are free to access.


eLearning Courses:


Introduction to Safeguarding
Kids First Tag Rugby
Kids First Contact Rugby
Principles of Scrummaging
GameChangers: Breakdown
Inside 7s


Webinar Courses:


Kids First Rugby U10
Kids First Rugby U11
Kids First Rugby U12
Kids First Rugby U13


On Demand Webinars:


Craig Maxwell Keys & Tom Foley: Refereeing the Tackle
Jonathan Pendlebury & Danielle Waterman: Coaching in the Talent Pathway
Eddie Jones Coaching Talk
Ian Tempest & Christophe Ridley: Refereeing Advantage
Simon Amor: Knowing Yourself as a Coach
Sara Cox & Luke Pearce: Referee Positioning
Richard Cheetham: Use It Or Lose It
John Mitchell: Coaching the Breakdown
Wayne Barnes & Matt Carley: Refereeing the Scrum
Ian Peel: Coaching the Scrum


Finally, all of the digital coaching and refereeing resources can be found here on YouTube.