As an England Rugby Accredited Club we are following our governing bodies guidance in regards to COVID-19. Today Monday 16th March 2020 they have updated their status on this noting: -

Following government advice, the RFU will suspend all rugby activity in England, at both professional and community level from Tuesday 17th March 2020. 

 

Rugby activity includes club training, league and cup matches plus rugby education courses, all are to be suspended from 17 March until 14 April subject to continued review.

The decision has been taken following government advice in the interests of players, coaches, referees, volunteers, supporters and the wider rugby union community.  

Where possible, players at all levels are encouraged to maintain their own personal fitness and keep active during this time, while following government guidelines about safe distance and safe exercise environments.

The RFU will continue to review and monitor government advice and will provide detailed updates on the impact to the season in the coming weeks. 

 

Please visit the England Rugby website for further details: -

https://www.englandrugby.com/home

There is lots of information available on COVID-19 but it is recommended you follow NHS England Guidance for information about the virus and how to protect yourself and others, please see the link below: -

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

 

For the latest information the Government on COVID-19 please visit: -

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

 

IMPORTANT: If you are worried about your symptom or other members of your household during this time please seek advice in the first instance on-line via the NHS 111 Service via the link below: - 

https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/

Please also play your part and share the World Health Organisations #SafeHands challenge:

https://twitter.com/WHO/status/1238404251933704193/video/1

Thank you for your cooperation.  It is very important that we work together and all follow government advice closely.  Broughton Park Football Club (Rugby Union) will continue to monitor the situation and update when further advice is released.

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