Players, Family, Friends and Clubs

We are here to give support and information to rugby players who have suffered a catastrophic spinal cord or traumatic brain injury which has resulted in permanent disability whilst playing rugby in England at any level and at any age.

Our support is available to help players through recovery, rehabilitation, and for the rest of their life, in addition to providing their family members, friends, coaches, and clubs with the information they need after having experienced a catastrophic rugby injury.

Our information, advice, guidance and non-catastrophic injury resources are also available to rugby players who have experienced a serious injury not classed as a catastrophic spinal cord or traumatic brain injury, or who have made a full recovery after a catastrophic injury.

For more information and advice please see our useful links page or get in touch with us via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 020 8831 7693.

Latest News

  • Prudential Ride London 2018

    We need supporters like you to get on your bike to raise money to help injured rugby players this summer by taking part in the 2018 Prudential Ride London. Places are available now on a first come first served basis, so don’t delay and apply today.

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  • Injured players hit the slopes

    As the Winter Olympics come to a close, a group of catastrophically injured rugby players will take part in an adapted skiing course this March on the slopes of Andorra as part of the new IPF Engage Programme.

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  • IPF client, volunteer and rugby dad

    Ben Smoldon is not only a player supported by the IPF, he also volunteers to help other injured players in addition to supporting his two rugby-mad twin boys.

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