For the Players
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Apply for help

Apply for help

Restart Rugby supports players during and after their professional rugby career. You do not have to be a member of The RPA to apply for support from Restart Rugby, but you must have played at one of the following professional levels:

• England
• England Sevens
• Premiership (including Academy Players)
• Elite Women (England and England Sevens)
• Championship (discretionary support, depending on the level of charity funds available)


We recommend that you discuss your situation with us before submitting an application. You can contact us in confidence on 020 3053 6670 or email Natalie Beckett on

Current Premiership or England Sevens players may also contact their RPA Personal Development Manager:

Harlequins & Alumni North– Ben McGregor
07889 601696

Saracens, England 7s & Alumni South – Caroline Guthrie
07590 890812

Leicester Tigers & Northampton Saints – Lynsey Hyslop
07725 142064

Sale Sharks & Newcastle Falcons – John Millington
07826 848499

Bath Rugby & Bristol Rugby – Julian Springer
07801 546169

Exeter Chiefs & Gloucester Rugby – Josh Frape
07725 142065

Worcester Warriors, Wasps and Yorkshire Carnegie Academy – Jake Abbott

England Women & London Irish – Kim Johnson-Pool

07889 601708