The safeguarding of your children is extremely important to us all at GARFC. All of our volunteers have up to date training ensuring that Gillingham Anchorians Youth and Mini rugby complies with all relevant child safeguarding rules and regulations.

Our club’s safeguarding officer is Tony Shand. If you would like to report any issue relating to safeguarding of players or coaches please feel free to contact him via email at or click here to fill out a contact form direct to Tony via our Senior Club site.

Here are copies of all our policies for your perusal:

You can also read more information and advice regarding LGBT young people in rugby and promoting an inclusive rugby environment, please visit NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit. As a club, we want all children and young people to feel included. 


We also have a handy information booklet below from England Rugby which may answer any questions you have! 

An image of our mini team training. We always complying with child safeguarding rules and regulations