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Hanratty announced as EDRU Women's Captain

Steph Hanratty has been formally announced as the new England Deaf Womens Captain.

Captains' Corner

Following the recent international, we sat down with England Deaf Men's Captain Luke Cheyne to discuss the reaction and Feeling in Camp.

LIVESTREAM (Deri Diamonds RFC vs England Deaf Women) & (Wales Deaf vs England Deaf)

Todays fixtures at Cardiff Arms Park are being live streamed by our video production partner, CheersMate Productions.

Team selection for international fixture against Wales Deaf

Sunday 27th January 2019

England Deaf name Squad for Broadstreet Cup fixture vs Wales Deaf

England Deaf Head Coach Sean Fletcher has named a 23 man squad to travel to Cardiff later this month to defend the Broadstreet Cup

EDRU Women's Name Squad for Welsh Fixture

England Deaf Rugby Women will play Deri Diamonds RFC at Cardiff Arms Park later this month

EDRU Training at University of Suffolk

Ahead of Christmas, England Deaf Rugby Union were hosted at the University of Suffolk.

Univeristy of Suffolk to host EDRU Training Camp

Competition for places are heating up as EDRU men and women come together this weekend to take part in a collaborative training camp in Ipswich.

EDRU Captain visits Braidwood School for the Deaf

Luke Cheyne recently supported Wasps Rugby with their Deaf Rugby project at a school in Birmingham.

England Deaf Rugby look towards the Deaf Sports Personality 2018 Awards

Deaf Sports Personality Awards take place on Saturday 10th November 2018 at Emirates Old Trafford, with EDRU nominated for three awards.


EDRU sat down with England Deaf vice-captain Danny Rowland to discuss his take on current proceedings with EDRU.

EDRU look to continue a fine start to the 2018-19 season

Head Coach Sean Fletcher looks to continue a successful 2018-19 season for both EDRU Squads

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England Deaf men and women both win in Bulgaria.

Another historic moment for EDRU

EDRU men and women's squads to play against the full national Bulgarian teams in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Meet the new Chair of England Deaf Rugby Union

Gina Iaqaniello continues her climb up the EDRU ladder.

EDRU (men) attend Rugbyfest

Saturday 25th August 2018

Huge fixture decisions

EDRU are carefully reviewing several options for significant fixtures for 2018/2018

Time to reflect

2017 / 2018 Successful year

England Deaf Chairman Tony Stoyles, moves on to pastures new.

This will be a great loss to EDRU but a huge benefit to World Deaf Rugby.

Huge success at the 1st World Deaf 7's competition in Sydney


Final 7's training completed

Mens + ladies squads ready to attend the World Deaf Rugby 7's in Australia ( HUGE THANK YOU TO 'ASSURANT' FOR THEIR SUPPORT AND KIT SPONSORSHIP).

KA2 Sponsors England Deaf Rugby

London, 28 03 2018. KA2, today announces their sponsorship of England Deaf Rugby.

Deaf Roses are blooming fantastic!

Gina Rodi-Iaquaniello leads her team into a storming win against the might Preston Grasshoppers Ladies XV this afternoon...

World Deaf 7's squads announced

England Deaf take a male and female team to Sydney, Australia.

Preston Grasshoppers Ladies hosts England Deaf Womens XV on 24th March 2018

Another showcase of Deaf Rugby for Women

Luke Cheyne reflects as Captain

Captain Cheyne shares his thoughts ahead of this weekends international against Wales Deaf.

England Coach, Fletch decides on final selection for England Deaf vs Wales Deaf

Kick off 13:00hrs at Ilkley Rugby Football Club

Depth of talent forces coaches to select an extended International Squad

Squad attending Stowe School on 18th February 2018

Actors are being coached by EDRU Chairman!

In preparation for their UK Tour, fingersmiths production "Up 'n' Under" which runs from February to March 2018.

4 new Deaf/HoH Rugby players attend Open Session at Stowe School yesterday

Full turn out for England Deaf Rugby, the numbers keep on growing !

Preparations at training camp at Stowe School for England Deaf Rugby on Sunday morning - 14.01.2018

Preparations start for the coaches to get the squad back in form after the Christmas break, our first session together since the festive break

England Deaf Women's superb effort failed to clinch the result against Portsmouth XV Valkyries

Torrential rain was a testament for both teams

England Deaf attending the first ever World Deaf Rugby 7's Tournament

Men and Women Squads aim is to return as Winners!

England Deaf prepare for the final test of the series.

England have won the series already with two victories. They desperately want a clean sweep.

England Deaf v's NZ Deaf at Blackheath RFC

Selection for the first of the three test series at Blackheath RFC on Saturday 4th November 2017

New Zealand finally arrived at Heathrow at 06:00am this morning

A long journey for the squad, England Deaf officials greeted the team

England Deaf 23-man squad announced for the first Test against NZ Deaf Blacks

The first Test match will be played at Blackheath RFC on Saturday 4th November 2017

Young Sam Fuller shares his thoughts

"It's something I can relate to 'cos I've got an interest in Rugby and I've got a hearing impairment"

England player Jake Huggett, says, "Come and join Deaf Rugby and have fun!"

EDRTV managed to grab Jake for a quick chat during his training in preparations for New Zealand trials

Mediumz Limited offers Sponsorship for England Deaf Rugby !

At Mediumz Ltd, we are striving to become the world leader in supplying Quality Inspection Test Pieces.

Bill Beaumont's Message

EDRU Secretary meets Bill Beaumont and talks about the 3-Test Series England Deaf Rugby vs New Zealand Deaf Rugby

Marcel's Message....President of England Deaf Rugby Union

Announcing the venues and dates for the EDRU vs NZDRFU Test Series in November 2017

Rugbyfest success

EDRU women play fantastically to secure victory.

"It's all above board"...QED Legal Recruitment supports England Deaf Rugby

QED Legal Recruitment... Every disability has a place in Sports, there are no barriers...guess what?...Deaf Rugby Union is one of them!

New Captain, Luke Cheyne meets the RFU

Exciting season to be led by Luke Cheyne

100km Thames Path Challenge 2017...Congratulations!

In support of England Deaf Rugby both Deb Fellowes & Alicia Walmsley completed the Challenge early hours of this morning

Graham Sage joins senior coaching team

Graham retires from playing but remains involved with EDRU

Danny Rowland named as vice captain for the 2017 / 2018 season

EDRU add additional experience to the lead roles for the up and coming season.



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