Supporting players and their families both during and after their careers in the UK and Europe

WHAT
WE DO

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Established in 2016 by Samoan, Tongan and Fijian professional rugby players, we ensure players and their families are equipped with the professional support network and social skills they need to overcome the challenges of professional rugby and overseas living.

Over 600 players of Pacific Island heritage now play throughout the European leagues - from the Top 14 & Premiership to National 3 & Fédérale 3.

No matter what countries we are born in or call ‘home’, all Pacific Islanders share a common bond of which we are very proud - a close affinity to our family and communities. As professional sportspeople, it is that powerful connection with our families which keeps us all grounded.

Life in Europe can be very different to that which we know at home. Being away from our traditional communities and family support base can be difficult.

At PRPW our goal is to unify the Pacific community, providing a ‘family away from home’ - supporting players and their families both during and after their pro-careers here in Europe.

     

    PRPW CORE SERVICES

    • Group insurance programmes
    • Social pension fund
    • Local community integration
    • Faith support & counselling programmes
    • Non-rugby skills training & education
    • Post-rugby development
    • Visas and transition assistance
    • Drug and alcohol support
    • Trusted advisor forum
    • List of PRPW-approved agents
    • Pacific Island business network

    Player Welfare & Family Support

    Our nationwide community support team provides a range of culturally sensitive support services to Pacific Island players and their families.

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    Education & development

    With a range of tailored workshops and a growing business network we help Pacific Island players develop the skills they need to thrive overseas.

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    connecting our community

    We host a range of social events that bring the Pacific Island community together to share ideas, experiences and to connect in an enjoyable way.

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    THE
    TEAM

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    CHIEF EXECUTIVE
    OFFICER & MANAGING DIRECTOR


    NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS


    France Player Representatives


    FRANCE Community Team


    ENGLAND Player Representatives


    England Community Team


    Celtic Player Representatives


    Celtic Community Team


    JAPAN & PACIFIC Team


    SUPERLEAGUE REPRESENTATIVES

     
     

    OUR PARTNERS

     
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