Governance

Club Constitution & Bye-laws

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The Club Constitution details the rights and responsibilities of the Executive Committee, appointees and members of Ashford Barbarians Rugby Football Club.

ABRFC Annual General Meeting

The AGM is held within a month of the final match of the competitive season. Elections are held for the Executive Committee that take responsibility for administration of THE CLUB. Members of ABRFC will be presented with reports from the current Committee and the future development of THE CLUB.

2017 AGM Agenda, Accounts and Minutes

Club Insurance Cover

Insurance for affiliated RFU Clubs level 3 and below is provided by the RFU for those participating in rugby union in the following areas; public/products liability insurance, employers liability insurance, referees and coaches liability insurance, directors and officers insurance.

The RFU also arranges personal accident insurance for certain injuries suffered whilst playing rugby union. The cover is for catastrophic injuries and permanent total disablement. Further information can be found on the RFU Website or under Governance section – RFU Liability Insurance.

Personal Accident

This policy is designed to pay a set benefit to any insured person in the event of them suffering bodily injury by accidental outward violent and visible means which shall independently of any other cause result in death or disablement (as these terms are defined in the policy).

Summary of Cover 2015/16 (PDF 24kB)
Personal Accident Summary of Protection (PDF 36kB)

The RFU is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Marsh Ltd. Marsh Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. 

Additional Cover

In addition to the RFU Personal Accident Insurance you can also look into purchasing your own personal insurance. Below are a number of insurers who provide amateur sports insurance, starting around £38.

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RFU Injured Players Foundation

The IPF provides support and information to those who sustain a catastrophic injury as a result participating in rugby union, to empower them to lead as full and independent life as they are able to. We also work with all stakeholders to reduce the risk of these and other injuries in the game.

How the IPF helps

The IPF is there for every seriously injured player, now and forever. From International players, right through to the grass roots game including Schools and Universities across England.

Through your support the IPF can also focus on research to make the game safer for every current and future player who will get to enjoy this great game, as well as improve the care of those injured.

How you can help and get involved

If you love our great game and want to get involved 100% of your support goes directly to injured players and prevention research – because the RFU cover all admin costs. So to find out how you, your club or even your company can help, and to be inspired by others who have already supported, visit the IPF website.