At the recent RFU AGM – David Ewing our retiring Council Member was conferred with the status of a Distinguished Member of the RFU in recognition of his service to both the RFU and Rugby.

His citation read.

“David has been on Council for 11 years as the member for Cheshire RFU, having been involved with them since 1973 when he was involved with and chaired the Colts Committee and to date in various other roles. On Council he has served on Player Development, three years as Vice Chair with responsibility for the Aspirational Pathway and four years as Chair and subsequently Community Game Board He has also been a member of Competition Development and six years on Nominations Committee. David has also sat on Offshore Travel funding working party, Slaughter & May Council Review, Anti-Doping Working Group and Recognition & Rewards Working Group. Being part of the County Championship Review Group, he had specific responsibility for addressing the U20 Championship and the concerns of some counties participating. He also sat on the County Championship Appeals Group as well being the RFU Representative on the ASSE Colleges Committee.
David’s long association with Youth Rugby began with Cheshire Colts. Holding the office of Chair, Treasurer and Chair of Selectors he soon became involved with North Colts, U18 and U20s becoming Chair and National Cup Divisional Organiser. David’s passion is for player development and giving opportunities for young players to reach their potential in the game. This has always been first and foremost for David, which is evident in his support for Aspirational Representative rugby.”

Congratulations David from all at Cheshire RFU