Burleigh Travel are a proud supporter and Business ClubPartner of the Rugby Players’ Association and their charity RESTART RUGBY.
The Rugby Players Association is a not-for-profit representative body of professional rugby players in England.They look after the collective welfare interest of the 650 current male and female RPA members, as well as over 380 former players. Many professorial players have travelled on Burleigh Travel rugby tours as mini or junior rugby players and by supporting the RPA and its charity we can give something back to the sport of rugby that we all love.
The aim of The RPA business partnership is to get to the heart of the game and align with rugby’s core values in a proactive way. Burleigh Travel gain unprecedented access to elite rugby players both past and present while giving back to the game, as every business partnership directly benefits the players and the game.
The partnership also gives us the opportunity to invite tour organisers of our touring teams to fantastic events hosted by the RPA where you can rub shoulders with the stars of the game whilst enjoying champagne receptions, fine dining and the very best of entertainment whilst supporting and raising valuable funds for the RPA’s charity RESTART RUGBY.
Tour organisers from REME Corp Cricket at the RPA Players Awards
RESTART RUGBY CHARITY
Restart Rugby is the official charity of The Rugby Players Association (RPA), which supports professional players forced to retire through illness or injury.
Players give their all for team, club and country, but their lives and careers can change in a split second. When the worst happens, Restart Rugby is there to provide players and their families with financial, practical and emotional support during difficult times, including help with medical treatment, rehabilitation, counselling and career transition.
Burleigh Travel are proud to have supported the Restart Rugby chairty for a number of years. We have run numerous charitable events to help raise funds to support players and their families affected by career ending injuries.
You can read more about the charities crucial work here.
Andy Deaon and Freddie Burns at one of our events in aid of RESTART
Andy Deacon & Alex Brown; guest speakers at another of our RESTART events