Wed 01 Aug 2018 09:19


High Wycombe Rugby Football Club, follows the guidance as laid out by the England Rugby Football Union and follows the procedures and practices laid out by their Safeguarding and Child Protection policies.

If any one has any concerns or would like to know more please contact Martin.

All our coaches must hold current DBS certificates. 

It is not only coaches but ALL volunteers who have any contact with youngsters that have to have DBS clearance.

Our Safeguarding officer is 

Martin Etherington


The clubs Safeguarding policy can be found in the Policies Section Documents area of the website.

Wycombe District Council

WDC have re-launched their Safe Place Scheme.The scheme provides suitable venues , such as shops and restaurants, where vulnerable people can go to make a phone call to some one they trust, who will either come and collect them or advise them what to do. details of the scheme and venues can be found on the councils website.


You can also take a short online concussion course at: RFU On-line Concussion Courses

These short courses are tailored for Parents, Coaches, Match Officials and Players.

Match Officials and Coaches should log in to before completing the concussion courses so that their completion can be recorded on the Game Managements System correctly.

In all cases where a head injury has been sustained by a youth  section player wether in training or playing a match the club requires that their Head Injury Report form is completed and emailed to

Head Injury Report Bucks RFU Head Injury Policy
Rugby SAfe

Activate is an injury prevention exercise programme that can be integrated into training and pre-match sessions. The exercises included in the programme are designed to improve functional and core strength, balance and agility, all of which assist a player in dealing with the physical demands of the game. IT has show to reduce all injuries over the season and inparticyular in concussions.

It is designed for U15's through to Adult rugby

More details including video resources can be found on the RFU Play It safe Activate page.