Acklam RUFC have 5 qualified Safeguarding officers: Malcolm Nicolson is the lead officer; Chris Tosh is responsible for 'Rugby Safe'; Len Taylor is age grade chair; Ray Kelly is Club Chairman; and Mark Collins is club manager.

Safeguarding means protecting the health and well-being of people, enabling them to live safely, free from abuse and neglect. It is about organisations like Acklam RUFC working to prevent and reduce both the risks and experience of abuse or neglect. To find out more about safeguarding at Acklam RUFC and within the RFU, please click on the policy links below.

Rugby Safe is the RFU’s overarching player safety and well-being programme, putting player welfare at the heart of the game and covering how the game should be played and managed to ensure that rugby is as safe as possible.

Acklam Rugby Club's Safeguarding policy is found here

The RFU Safeguarding information is found here

If you have a cause for concern or a suggestion to help us avoid a cause for concern, please in the first instance contact Malcolm Nicolson email here or phone 07341447386