News and Updates

Monthly updates on the Passport site and relevant strand news

April 2024 - Player Welfare Content Updates

After recent updates to the HIA Protocol, we have conducted a review of the Player Welfare strand online modules. Updates have been made to the following modules:

Coaching Women and Girls online module

The aim of this module is to offer ideas and to encourage thinking on coaching methods which may help to recruit and retain more women and girls in the game.

You can access and complete the module from the link below:

World Rugby Passport - Coaching Women and Girls

Throughout the module there are video clips featuring Giselle Mather, (Director of Women's Rugby, Ealing Trailfinders, former Director of Women's Rugby, Wasps, England U20 Women's and Teddington RFC Coach) and Sir Wayne Smith (triple World Cup winning coach 2011 & 2015 All Blacks, 2021, played in 2022, Black Ferns) discussing some examples of the differences they have experienced between coaching men and women during their long and varied careers. Sir Wayne Smith references their discussion below:


T1 Rugby

World Rugby has launched T1 Rugby, the world’s first non-contact sport that fully reflects the unique characteristics of rugby, including scrums, lineouts and breakdown. Full details available here: World Rugby Passport - T1 Rugby


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