Choose Rugby

The Newark Rugby Union Football Club will deliver the practical studies and coaching.

Extra-curricular sport specific training and qualifications will include

  • RFU Rugby Ready
  • RFU England Rugby Coaching Award
  • RFU Kids First Refereeing Children Award
  • RFU coaching CPDs and awards
  • Enrolment on the RFU Young Ambassadors Programme
  • Strength & conditioning
  • Individual player profiling and feedback

Students will play competitive matches with regional grass roots clubs and other sixth form teams.

Facilities

The club has some of the best facilities in the 3 counties comprising of 5 full size pitches with 2 floodlit for evening use. There are 7 further pitches of various sizes to suit the various team sizes and training sessions.

Newark Rugby Club is currently completing a 1.5-million-pound development of its clubhouse facilities. The development has been supported by Sport England and The Rugby Football Union. The new facility has 2 x 22 player and 4 x 18 player changing rooms. All changing rooms have integrated showers and disabled toilets. There is also a medical and physio room, meeting room and sectional conference areas to hold approx. 200 people seated. It will also have a disabled lift for access.

Coaches

Jed Chapple – Head Coach

Jed has UKCC Levels 1 and 2, Rugby Ready and Scrum Factory qualifications. Having begun to play Rugby at the age of 4, Jed has travelled the world both as a player and a coach.

Key experience includes working with:

  • Newark Rugby Club
  • NLD 20s
  • Midlands 20s
  • Valsugana Italy (Serie A)
  • Ottawa Canada (FRQ 1)
  • Berlin Grizzlies Germany (Bundesliga 1- Premiership)