Player Welfare –  An introduction

Player welfare is central to everything we do at Kirkby Lonsdale. We offer support to our players in line with the RFU’s guidelines and with their support.


Our Safeguarding Officer is Sarah Simpson. If you would like to speak to Sarah about any aspect of the club or player welfare, Sarah can be reached by calling 07860 768286 or by email to .

Please Click Here to read our Club Safe Guarding Policy


If a player sustains a concussion they should be managed in accordance with best practice guidelines. Use the links under “More” above to find specific information about managing concussion relevant to your role in rugby. It is recognised that the medical/first aid cover at training and matches varies, but the universal principles are encompassed in the 4 Rs. click the image to find out more.