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Laiba’s Story

26th March 2020
Kingsley Academy was selected by The Harlequins Foundation team to be a part of the Premiership Rugby Programme, Project Rugby. Project Rugby is designed to increase participation in the game by people from traditionally underrepresented groups: Black Asian & Minority Ethnic People People from Lower Socio-Economic backgrounds Disabled People This...

The Harlequins Foundation Supports Four Schools at London Youth Games Girls Rugby Finals

26th March 2020
The London Youth Games, now in its 43rd year, has seen well over 1.5 million school children compete across a range of sports since it was established back in 1977. Each year, schools compete on a local level for the chance to represent their borough at the London Youth Games...

Project Rugby Girls Shine at Red Roses Fixture

17th March 2020
In advance of last week’s Red Roses clash between England and Wales Women at The Stoop, a group of girls from our Project Rugby sessions delivered in Hounslow had the chance to show off their skills in a joint training session and game against a team from Bath Rugby Foundation....

The Harlequins Foundation & Harlequins Community: COVID-19 Statement

16th March 2020
Having monitored the situation with regards to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) The Harlequins Foundation will be suspending the delivery of all sessions with immediate effect. Harlequins’ Community department will also be pausing all of the community school rugby coaching for the time being*.   This decision, which will be kept under constant...

Rebekah Elsdon- A Harlequins Success Story

8th March 2020
Just 12 months ago our Foundation Development Officer for Hounslow, James Collins-Clark, started delivering sessions to students at Kingsley Academy through our Project Rugby programme, ran in partnership with Premiership Rugby. After just a month of work int the school, a Rugby HUB was launched at Grasshoppers RFC with many...

The Harlequins Foundation and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Team Up to Support Disadvantaged Young People

4th March 2020
The Harlequins Foundation are delighted to be launching their partnership with The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), making Harlequins the only Premiership Rugby club currently licensed to deliver the DofE.  This marks the latest development in The Harlequins Foundation’s HITZ programme, delivered in partnership with Premiership Rugby supporting 16-18 year...

The Foundation Takeover

2nd March 2020
Last weekend's game against Exeter Chiefs saw The Harlequins Foundation "take over" The Stoop, and our fans did not disappoint. We saw one of biggest fundraising days ever, with Harlequins fans showing outstanding support for our activations and showcases, digging deep to raise some vital funds. Here's just some of...

IT’S A TAKEOVER! What to expect this weekend

27th February 2020
This weekend’s Gallagher Premiership fixture against Exeter Chiefs is a Foundation Takeover, seeing The Harlequins Foundation show off some of the outstanding work they do in our local community, as well as giving you the opportunity to get involved.   Fans will get the chance to see a range of...

The Jesters and Crawley Jets Clash in First Fixture

24th February 2020
The Harlequins Foundation’s wheelchair rugby team, known as “The Jesters”, took on Crawley Jets at Hampton High, in both team’s first fixture since they formed in Autumn 2019. With both teams having trained regularly, the fixture was a chance for them to put their skills into action ahead of an...