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18th July 2019, 15:05 | university

Rugby League TASS applications now open

Rugby League TASS applications now open

As part of the continued partnership between the Rugby Football League and TASS we are pleased to announce that the applications for TASS support in the 2019/20 academic year are now open.

To qualify for the TASS scheme players must be:

  • Registered on an under or post-graduate course at a Rugby League-playing University
  • Be contracted to a professional Rugby League club (Super League, Championship, or League 1)
  • Be part of a Women’s Super League or Championship Club
  • Be eligible to represent the England Universities squad

As a TASS athlete you will have access to:

  • S&C provision
  • Physio provision
  • Lifestyle coach
  • Medical Screening
  • Nutritional support
  • Psychology provision

If you believe you are eligible for a TASS place for Rugby League, please send your playing CV to Adam Hughes Monday 12th August to be considered for an award in 2019/20.

TASS is a Sport England-funded partnership between talented athletes, education institutions and national governing bodies of sport, working together to bring the best out of our country's most exciting young talents.

The scheme helps athletes in education - aged 16 and above - to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two and from a Rugby League perspective over 30 players are currently benefitting directly from the scheme.