RFU Rugby Suspended

Rugby Activity Suspended by England Rugby

In light of the announcements made today regarding the spread of the Coronavirus, Covid-19, England Rugby have suspended all rugby activities. This applies to both playing and training, and will be in effect from Tuesday 17th March 2020 until Tuesday 14th April 2020. Erdington RFC will be complying with this directive. We urge all of…

RFU Headcase

Head Injuries

In a fast paced, contact game like ours, injuries are par for the course. This is why all of our lead coaches are first aid trained. Including specific training in dealing with head injuries. When it comes to head injuries we take no chances at Erdington RFC. We rigidly follow the guidelines laid down by…

ERFC Training Top

Online Kit Shop

A variety of Erdington RFC branded training/playing kit can be purchased online from our kit supplier Kitz UK. Items such as shorts, tops and socks, with or without initials can be purchased and there are also some good value bundles available. Please see the following link for more info:- Online Kit Shop

ERFC Mini & Juniors

Join Us!

Joining Erdington RFC is easy and can be done completely online. Registration is completed through England Rugby’s online GMS system. Click the following link to register :- Join Erdington RFC England Rugby have produced a really helpful video and information sheet to help with your registration. Links for these are below:- Registration Video Registration Guide…

Under 16 Boys

Under 15 – Male

The Under 15 Male group is run in conjunction with our Changing Lives Through Rugby Program. For more information on this program please go to https://www.erfc.uk Most of the techniques from senior rugby are incorporated into the game at this age group:- 8 person contested scrum to restart games No limit on players in rucks or…

Under 15 – Female

The Under 15 Female group is run in conjunction with our Changing Lives Through Rugby Program. For more information on this program please go to https://www.erfc.uk Most of the techniques from senior rugby are incorporated into the game at this age group:- 8 person contested scrum to restart games No limit on players in rucks or…

U12 Boys

Under 13’s – Junior Rugby

The Under 13’s are currently our youngest Junior group. We are now building on the concepts learned in the younger age groups:- Scrums are now contested and consist of 6 players from each team Rucks and mauls have no limit on players involved Kicking is allowed, including flyhack Fending off is allowed below arm pit…

Under 10/11

At Under 10/11 we build on the technical aspects of tackling learned at Under 9. New techniques including scrums, rucks and mauls are brought into the game to stretch and challenge players. A scrum is a way of restarting the game after a stoppage A ruck is a contest for the ball after a tackle…

Erdington RFC - Rise from the ashes

Under 9’s – First Contact!

At Under 9 the concept of contact is brought into Mini & Junior rugby. Instead of pulling tags to trigger a pass a safe tackle and hold is used instead. All of our Under 9s are instructed in the correct tackling technique to make sure they are as safe as possible. Our Under 9s train,…

Mini’s Tag Rugby

Tag Rugby is the first step our Mini & Juniors take in their journey playing Rugby Union. Tag Rugby is a non-contact version of the game ideal for younger children and focuses on teamwork and having fun. Our Minis are the youngest group that train, and play competitive matches, based around Tag Rugby. Matches consist…